The ’08 Waroo is the perfect kite for any rider and any discipline. It turns faster, jumps higher, loops tighter, hangs longer and now chases waves better than ever before. The ’08 Waroo will outperform both your expectations and the competition. It is not just the best value for the money out there; it is simply the best Dacron/Rip-Stop SLE kite on the market.
Completely redesigned to make it even better than before, the ’08 Waroo will allow you to progress further than you ever imagined, no matter which style of riding you prefer. The product of three years of continuous development, every aspect of the ’08 Waroo has been reworked in response to customer feedback to deliver the perfect do-anything, ride-anywhere kite, ensuring that it will be the best selling SLE kite on the market for the third year running.
The ‘08 Waroo’s super easy handling and big surf ability has been enhanced by our new VP2 front bridle system. The VP2 short-throw front pulley system optimizes load distribution between the wingtips and the center of the LE, giving a more stable kite that can be ridden deeper into the wind window. With increased depower, VP2 gives maximum wind range from reduced bar travel and increases turning response without any increase in back line pressure.
VP2 delivers huge improvements in handling, stability and turning speed for the ‘08 Waroo, enabling us to simplify the back line attachment set-up, giving you the most direct bar connection to your kite. For 2008 we have added multiple rear line configurations giving you total control of turning speed, power delivery and depower. Now you can dial-in your new Waroo perfectly for wherever and however you ride.
Freestyle riders will love the easy big-air, rock steady unhooked handling, fast kite-looping and light bar pressure of the ’08 Waroo. Newly revised canopy profiling and shaping make the ‘08 Waroo the perfect choice for riders looking to maximise their riding progression. After just one ride we are sure you will agree, it is the best Waroo we have ever made.
Big wave surfers will die for the ‘08 Waroo’s surf-tough build quality and absolute reliability, there is no better Dacron and Rip-Stop kite to rely on when you are cutting back on the face of an overhead wave or charging down the line. Improved Canopy Framing Technology, an all new Load Flex LE seam and our laser cut Solid Airframe Construction guarantee that the Waroo is the toughest kite you have ever ridden. Nothing else comes close.
Beginners looking for an easy handling kite with light bar pressure, amazing stability, maximum depower and the easiest relaunch in its class need look no further than the ’08 Waroo. Our new VP2 bridle and wingtip shaping endows the ’08 Waroo with lightening fast relaunch and improves upon its legendary stability. Custom Tune options allow even a total novice to dial in their preferred handling style for maximum enjoyment in all riding conditions.
The ’08 Waroo comes loaded with more must-have performance features than ever before, and all with the outstanding build quality that you have come to expect from Best Kiteboarding. The ‘08 Waroo is unquestionably the kite with best value for the money you will ever own. No other kite offers the blend of versatility, performance, superb handling, and outstanding build quality. And, none come close to this price point. The ’08 Waroo is simply head and shoulders above the competition, but do not take our word for it - one ride will tell you all you need to know.
The 08 Waroo has been designed to be the do anything ride everywhere kite. Our new VP2 bridle system increases depower and delivers incredible stability and easy handling, right across the wind range. Performing every type of trick has never been easier or more fun.
The newly designed ‘Custom Tune’ A-B-C rear bridle options give you complete control over how your kite turns, handles, depowers and jumps. The 08 Waroo is designed to be the easiest to ride, highest performance Dacron and Ripstop kite on the market. Suitable for absolute beginners and seasoned riders, the 08 Waroo offers the ultimate blend of flexibility, performance, safety and control.
VP2 BRIDLE SYSTEM
The new ’08 Waroo LE bridle and depower system deliver more than just increased depower from reduced bar travel. A captive short-throw front pulley system optimizes load distribution between the wingtips and the center of the LE, giving a more rigid and stable kite that delivers less pitching movement, ensuring maximum stability regardless of depower. VP2 makes the Waroo ‘08 the most stable SLE on the market.
Rig and ride it your way. With our direct rear bridle setup you can rig your ‘08 Waroo for any blend of turning speed, depower and bar pressure. From unhooked riding to freestyle to big wave surfing, we are sure you will find a setup option that suits you perfectly, no matter where or how you prefer to ride.
MODERATE ASPECT RATIO
For 2008 the Waroo has an all new moderate aspect ratio design. A reworked projected area and larger wingtip control surfaces deliver a more responsive kite for freestyle riding and unhooked surfing. With a smaller turning circle and smoother power delivery throughout a kiteloop the ’08 Waroo is the kite you have been waiting for to advance your riding.
CANOPY FRAMING TECHNOLOGY
Crashing your kite is a fact of life. The ’08 Waroo is the only freeride kite designed with Canopy Framing Technology, the ultimate reinforcement system. The entire perimeter of each canopy panel on the ’08 Waroo is supported with a continuous curved reinforcement zone, isolating the canopy from impact loads and improving on the legendary build quality of the ‘07 Waroo.
SOLID AIRFRAME CONSTRCUTION
New for 2008, all LE strut joints are laser shaped and cut, then reinforced with Kevlar tape. There is no better way to connect the leading edge to the struts. Our construction gives the stiffest and lightest airframe available. This helps make the ’08 Waroo the fastest turning and most predictable Dacron and Ripstop SLE you will ever ride.
LOAD FLEX LE SEAM
For 2008 the Load flex seam receives mark cloth internal reinforcement along with additional stitch reinforcement. Our unique three layer webbing-taped LE seam ensures the strongest LE on any inflatable kite. There is simply no stronger or cleaner seam construction.
STANDARD INFLATION SYSTEM
For riders who value simplicity over convenience and simply want the best bang for their buck, the ‘08 Waroo still comes with a standard inflation system.
ABC CANOPY PROTECTION
ABC cloth is used for ultra-durable upper canopy protection. Strategically placed ABC guard cloth protects the canopy and the leach line from the worst the beach has to offer.
Flying line deflectors prevent your lines from getting wrapped around the strut ends, even when you roll your kite in the toughest conditions.
DACRON WING TIP PANELS
Multi-layer Dacron wingtip panels distribute turning forces for unmatched responsiveness and enable self launching without risk of damage. Increased surface area at the wingtips gives greater turning movement and our curved wingtip profile improves aerodynamics and eliminates vortex-induced drag.
TEIJIN RIP-STOP CANOPY
If you want to cut corners you can buy cheaper fabric, but you certainly can not use anything better. We only use Teijen Rip-Stop for our canopy material, as there is no better Rip-Stop cloth available.
RONSTAN™ HIGH LOAD PULLEYS
Precision Ronstan tm pulleys provide friction-free depower action, and combined with our new VP2 bridle design they deliver unbelievable depower and wind range for riding in all conditions.
CFT REINFORCED TRAILING EDGE
Like all kites in our ‘08 range, the ’08 Waroo benefits from our exclusive CFT reinforced trailing edge, which provides razor sharp turning response and unbelievable handling. CFT gives the Waroo unmatched durability, even if you leave your ’08 Waroo lying on the beach for days or weeks on end.
To protect the leading edge of the ’08 Waroo during self launch and landing we wrap all the corners in abrasion resistant Kevlar reinforced fabric for maximum protection.
Precision tolerance fibreglass battens support the trailing edge canopy section, smoothing the airflow over the trailing edge. Improved aerodynamics ensures faster turning and silent manoeuvring, while our smooth pocketed mark-cloth construction delivers outrageous durability.
ABC STRUT PROTECTION
ABC guard cloth pockets with enlarged Velcro fastenings protect the strut ends from abrasion and keeps the bladders locked in place.
SURF TOUGH BUILD QUALITY
Our unique Canopy Framing Technology, LE Load Flex seam, fully taped canopy and Solid Airframe Construction come together to deliver the most proven and trusted kite construction package in the industry. There is simply no kite built better.
HIGHEST QUALITY MATERIALS
The ’08 Waroo uses only the best available materials and construction. We exclusively use Teijen Ripstop for the canopy and Dimensional Polyant Dacron for the Airframe.