2012 Gaastra Kite Brochure - 48 Pages

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Catalogue excerpts

SINCE 2001 <||> 10 YEARS OF DEDICATED DEVELOPMENT

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2012 URS HUNGERBÜHLER HEAD DESIGNER

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10 YEARS OF DEDICATED DEVELOPMENT In 1897, company founder Douwe Gaastra was just 22 years old when he designed his first wind powered weapon. It was not about money. It was for the love of sport, his passion for the water and the confidence that he could make something better. Gaastra’s motivation remains the same after 114 years; Enthusiasm for the sport, respect for nature’s forces and the ambition to deliver the best product available. These particular genes are at the heart of Gaastra and push the whole team with ideas to break new ground. For us it is a labor of love, every single detail...

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HATC H2 SLE KITE // Usability Cross Over Size: 3 - 5 - 7 - 9 - 11 - 13 2012 RANGE INDEX THE MOST VERSATILE BAR SYSTEM IN THE WORLD 4 or 5 Line Setup p.18 p.10

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L5 JEKYL SLE KITE // Maximum Performance p.14 VAN TWINTIP Freestyle p.24 T SUSPEC TWINTIP Cross Over Size: 169.5 Size: 5’6’’ - 5’10’’ Size: 135 - 145 - 155 E Size: 132 - 136 Size: 127 - 130 - 133 Size: 5 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10.5 - 12 - 14 - 16.5 E XENON SURFKITE APAC TWINTIP Freeride p.30 p.28 DIRECTIONAL DIRECTIONAL Wave Freerace & Lightwind p.34 p.38 Y Accessor HARNESSES, BAGS ... p.40 WATER WEA R WETSUITS, APPERAL ... p.44 7

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2012 RIDER: LEO ROSE LOCATION: KITE BEACH, SOUTH AFRICA PHOTO: TIM HENDRICS

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Riders: Leif Wilkesmann, Lukasz Ceran, Esther Oud, Leo Rose Location: Langebaan, South Africa Date: 25.02.2010 11:07 Photo: Tim Hendrics Kites: Hatch 13.0, Jekyll 12.0, Jekyll 10.5, Max 12.0

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H c1 c2 c3 /KITES/2012/HATCH2 USABILITY CROSS OVER SLE KITE HATC 2 MERCILESS GOOD ALL-ROUNDER DESIGNER: URS HUNGERBÜHLER STANDARD: 4 LINE BAR SYSTEM 100 70 50 95 90 95 100 freeride race speed wave freestyle wakestyle learning [ [ [ [ [ [ [ [ ] ] ] ] ] ] ] ] Logic V Bridle System Speedpump 2.0 Full Dacron Frame 2.0 RNEH Profile NACA0018 Profiles in the Tips High Quality Materials Bullet Proof Construction High Contrast Look % % % % % % %

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Huge power reserves combined with total control make the Hatch2, the most user-friendly package of all time. Quick and easy to assemble, the high quality workmanship and easy relaunch are standards for designer Urs Hungerbühler. What makes the Hatch2 stand out from the crowd is an uncompromising user experience on the water, coupled with anything but a boring character. The Hatch2 comes to life when you realize the sheer power it has. Together with the balanced flying characteristics and the absolutely safe handling in any situation, it guarantees quick success. And it does not matter if you are...

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2012 RIDER: NIR COHEN LOCATION: BRANDVLEI, SOUTH AFRICA PHOTO: TIM HENDRICS

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Riders: Leif Wilkesmann, Lukasz Ceran, Esther Oud, Leo Rose Location: Langebaan, South Africa Date: 25.02.2010 11:07 Photo: Tim Hendrics Kites: Hatch 13.0, Jekyll 12.0, Jekyll 10.5, Max 12.0

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L c1 c2 c4 /KITES/2012/JEKYLL5 MAXIMUM PERFORMANCE SLE KITE Jekyl 5 HIGH PERFORMANCE ALL-ROUNDER DESIGNER: URS HUNGERBÜHLER STANDARD: 4 LINE BAR SYSTEM freeride race speed wave freestyle wakestyle learning 95 100 100 100 80 60 65 [ ] Optimized LE for aerodynamic performance [ ] Logic V Bridle System [ ] Speedpump 2.0 [ ] Full Dacron Frame 2.0 [ ] ANMP Profile [ ] NACA0018 Profiles in the Tips [ ] High Quality Materials [ ] Bullet Proof Construction [ ] High Contrast Look % % % % % % %

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RIDER: NIR COHEN, CLINTON SANTILLAN, MAURICE PATHUIS, LEO ROSE 2012 LOCATION: KITEBEACH, SOUTH AFRICA PHOTO: FOX

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Riders: Leif Wilkesmann, Lukasz Ceran, Esther Oud, Leo Rose Location: Langebaan, South Africa Date: 25.02.2010 11:07 Photo: Tim Hendrics Kites: Hatch 13.0, Jekyll 12.0, Jekyll 10.5, Max 12.0 17

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The new Bar System X from Gaastra is designed for precise flight control and safety. After extensive research and development the whole team tested it for more than a year every day and put every last little tiny detail under the microscope. The result is a technically perfect system, packaged in a cool yet almost alien like look. Based on the proven functionality of the Bar System v9, with innovative ideas and attention to detail the complete system was massively revised by the team. The Gaastra Bar System X, a bar system that can be set up on almost any kite! ERGONOMICS SAFETY FUNCTIONS The...

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NEW DEPOWER/ADJUSTER RANGE TRIM SYSTEM THE SYSTEM AUTO SWIVEL FUNCTION HORIZONTAL SEPERATION: DESIGN AND SHAPE IS OPTIMIZED FOR PERFECT STEERING PERFORMANCE BAR WIDTH: 46 OR 52 CM THE BAR SEPERATION KEEPS THE LINES SORTED HIGH CONTRAST BLACK/WHITE LOOK SUPER SOFT RUBBER PAD ON THE BAR END METAL CENTER PART ALLOVER EMBOSSED BAR GRIP REDUCES THE FRICTION ENSURES A FIRM HOLD AND SUPERB COMFORT THE MAGNETIC QR AUTO ALIGNMENT HEAD DESIGN WHEN GOING UNHOOKED FULFILLS THE DEMANDS OF THE FRENCH NORM INTEGRATED SWIVEL FUNCTION EASY TO CLEAN RIBS COMPACT DESIGN, BUT HUGE LOOP FOR RIDING COMFORT SUPER EASY...

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4 LINE BAR SYSTEM 5 LINE BAR SYSTEM 1. STANDARD BAR SETUP 2. 21+3 M FLYING LINES 4. 3. 100% FLIGHTLESS KITE WHEN QR IS RELEASED 6. 17. 5. SUPER EASY SETUP CHANGE FROM 4 OR 5 LINE 7. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. Pig Tail (20cm) Extension Line (3m) Steering Line (21m) Power Line (15m) Y Line Bungy Root line (6m) Safety Line (~6.5m) Shiftadjuster Plastic tube cover O-Shit handles Depower Rope Floater Magnetic QR Bar Bar End 5th line (15m) 8. 10. 9. 11. 12. 14. 13. 15. 16. SPECS / MODEL 4 Line Bar System 5 Line Bar System BAR WIDTH ( cm ) DEPOWER RANGE ( cm) ADJUSTER...

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RIDER: URS HUNGERBÜHLER 2012 LOCATION: HAAKGAT, SOUTH AFRICA PHOTO: TIM HENDRICS

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Riders: Leif Wilkesmann, Lukasz Ceran, Esther Oud, Leo Rose Location: Langebaan, South Africa Date: 25.02.2010 11:07 Photo: Tim Hendrics Kites: Hatch 13.0, Jekyll 12.0, Jekyll 10.5, Max 12.0

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E /BOARDS/2012/VANE FREESTYLE TWINTIP Van HIGHLY EXPLOSIVE! R+D: TIM HENDRICS NEW SCHOOL TWINTIP Accessories: [ ] Pro Pads [ ] Ergo Straps [ ] Handle [ ] Fins Fin details: 4 x 5 cm fins in G5 [ ] Precise flex pattern for highest performance and comfort [ ] Newschool shape and outline [ ] Wider stance options [ ] Pad Technology glass base and responsive EVA layers [ ] Full Wood Core Construction

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All Gaastra Kiteboarding catalogues and brochures

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