The standard against which all other free-ride kites are judged, the ‘09 Waroo doesn’t just blur the lines between new school and old school, wakestyle and freestyle: it erases them.The Waroo’s huge depower, fast turning, and easy handling helps riders of all skill levels to progress faster and further, and simply, to have more fun kiteboarding.
The ‘09 Waroo comes with a revised VP2 bridle for perfect stability and ABC Custom Tuning for confidence-inspiring versatility and ease of use. Our legendary Surf Tough build quality and original Canopy Framing ensure your Waroo can withstand any abuse you throw at it.
If your riding style includes a little bit of everything, then the Waroo is the perfect kite for the way you ride.
VP2 Bridle System
Best Kiteboarding's VP2 bridle system provides a 2:1 depower / bar travel ratio. This allows any VP2 equipped kite to provide full depower from reduced bar travel. Unlike older SLE designs that rely on bar mounted pulleys there is no increased bar pressure associated with the VP2 design. For 09 we have revised the geometry to provide more linear depower right across the bar travel.
VP2 is unique in that in addition to giving twice as much depower it also optimizes load distribution between the wingtips and the center of the LE for a more rigid and stable kite, ensuring that AOA changes have no effect on the stability of the kite.
VP2 provides the ultimate solution for riders who want a stable kite with massive depowerability from minimal bar travel.
Canopy Framing Technology
Crashing your kite is a fact of life. Every single Best kite is designed with the ultimate reinforcement system, Canopy Framing Technology. The entire perimeter of each canopy panel on the is supported with a continuously-curved reinforcement zone, isolating the canopy from impact loads and delivering durability based on sound engineering. CFT is a unique approach to the tasks of distributing shock loads and effective transfer of TE tension across the canopy of your kite and you'll only find it on Best kites.
With CFT, a lightweight but incredibly strong "buffer zone" is stitched into the canopy sections and between the airframe and canopy joins. Due to the unique continuous curved shape of CFT, impact energy is harmlessly circulated around the kite until completely dissipated.
ABC Custom Tune
ABC custom tune gives you the control to rig your kite to suit your personal riding style preference and wind conditions. With three different back line positions shared between two pigtails on the rear lines you have multiple options to adjust the depower settings, back line pressure and the turning speed of your kite.
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.
Woven Spectra Servicable Pulley Lines
High strength, wear-resistant, 4mm thick braided pulley lines with precision Ronstan pulleys provide friction-free depower action. Combined with our revised VP2 bridle design, they deliver unbelievable depower and wind range.
Because we understand that parts might wear out eventually we make replacing the pulley insert lines a two minute job, and the pulley inserts are available as spares separately from the rest of the LE bridle to help keep the cost of essential maintenance to an absolute minimum.
3D Kevlar Airframe
All leading edge and strut joints on your kite are laser cut, 3D shaped and Kevlar tape reinforced. Sure it takes a little longer and costs a little more to build kites this way, but there is no better way to connect the leading edge to the struts. Our construction gives the lightest and most durable inflatable kite structure available, yielding a kite with exceptional performance and easy handling for riders of all abilities.
Load Flex Seam
The tip-to-tip leading edge seam on all of our kites is triple stitched with a full length webbing tape closure on the outside. The inside is fully taped with a full length Mark cloth strip for maximum strength with all internal seams being smooth-taped to protect the bladders from any ridges of stitching.
The Load Flex seam design provides additional support to the leading edge helping to provide maximum strength and stability to your kite; it is one of the reasons why Best kites are famed for their legendary flying stability.
Kevlar Wingtip and LE Elbows
However and wherever you ride, your kite will come into contact with the ground at some point. Our Kevlar reinforced LE and wingtip patches give maximum abrasion resistance to protect your kite, even when self-launching in less than ideal situations. If you want your kite to last season after season then it has to be built Surf Tough.
Membrane Strut Valves
All Best kites now come with membrane strut valves for easy and rapid inflation without having to pinch or cover the strut valve. A new temperature independent valve material has been developed that works equally well in extremes of hot or cold ensuring trouble free operation and inflation no matter where you ride.
Trailing Edge Battens
Precision-tolerance fiberglass battens support the trailing edge canopy section and smoothes the airflow over the trailing edge. Improved aerodynamics ensure faster turning and silent maneuvering, while our smooth pocketed mark-cloth construction delivers outrageous durability.
CFT Reinforced Trailing Edge
All of our 09 kites benefit from our exclusive CFT reinforced trailing edge. Adding CFT to the leach line helps provide razor-sharp turning response and unmatched durability. CFT helps reduce the damage incurred by leaving kites flapping in the wind.
Double Dacron Wingtip 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 agility, while our curved wingtip profile improves aerodynamics and eliminates vortex-induced drag.
5th Line Ready
The Yarga is a dedicated 5 line ready C-kite design. With an integrated 5 line control bar set you have maximum control over how you choose to rig and ride your kite. With multiple safety and relaunch options there is no more flexible system for any C-kite.
Replaceable Pulley Inserts
4mm braided Spectra pulley line inserts are fast and easy to replace ensuring that when they do need replacing eventually that you spend the minimum amount of time off the water. Made from 4mm Spectra rope each set should last you an whole season.
Surf Tough describes how we build in the absolute highest quality with every kite that we make. There are no short cuts to great performance and lasting durability. We take pride each and every kite that we make and that's why you will find Surf Tough features on every inflatable kite that we build.
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