ga kiteboarding brochure 2016 - 60 Pages

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Catalogue excerpts

Mario Rodwald joins GA Kites! Gaastra Kiteboarding is pleased to welcome the 3x reigning European champion, 8x German champion and one of the best kiting freestylers in the world.  Besides his world class kite performance, Mario will be an integral part of the R&D team at the Gaastra kite division. At only 24 years old, Mario has a big future ahead of him and we are delighted to have him on board sharing his enthusiasm and passion with us. We have some exciting new developments planned with our kitesurfing division and are expanding our R&D Team for 2015, and this begins with the signing of Mario...

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URS HUNGERBÜHLER New challenges are around every corner and you have to adapt. Kiteboarding is continuously evolving and new demands arise. To work on all those challenges on different products I had to travel a lot between various beaches and our factory, to make sure things go right. New fabrics, threads, glues, pu-film… So many details, but in the end all those details make the difference! Our Research & Development is still based in Taiwan, because we can hit the water every day. In addition I had to travel to different spots, where we could find light wind conditions to test in 6-12knots....

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Quality and Technology means everything to us. We put all our efforts into our products and solid manufacturing to make them long lasting, but still lightweight and performance oriented. Finding this balance is a constant challenge, but makes a huge difference in the end product. GA products come to you guaranteed to deliver the best performance available. HIGH CONTRAST HIGH QUALITY MATERIALS The black and white design provides the best visibility and highest contrast possible. After long research and testings we found that this color scheme delivers the most intuitive look and safe use! In order...

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All GA kites comes with the comfort of a single point rapid inflation system. The double cross section eases deflation of the struts and eases packing significantly. The clamps on the tube provide the option of blocking the struts if needed! An additional deflate valve on the tip eases packing, even in high wind situations! The NACA profiles are airfoil shapes for aircraft wings developed by the NASA. LTE CANOPY VALVE INSTRUCTIONS VALVE INSTRUCTIONS • Close valve properly (full load = 2.5Nm) • Keep out any sand! • Clean periodic below the sealing • Make sure the base and bladder will remain in...

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TWIN SEAM Following the goal to build the best and most durable kites on this planet, our design team has been restless in developing and testing new ideas and technologies. Only proven features go into production to serve our customers with state of the art technology. After extremely successful results in the real world, on the water, testing, we are proud to announce the GA TWIN SEAMS on all kites. This special construction uses two yarns of different material stitched in the same production step. TWIN SEAM + HPX DACRON Our newest technologies don’t happen over night. We continue to develop...

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LTE CANOPY This new canopy comes with double ripstop materials to provide ultimate durability withand minimal elongation. This results in bulletproof kites, significantly less damage which gives you more time on the water! This canopy sets a new benchmark in dynamic performance, it gives a very lively and direct character to the kite. LTE CANOPY Our LTE Canopy is a benchmark for any kite on the market. This canopy comes with double ripstop materials and resists tearing with minimal stretch. It gives a very lively and direct character to the kite. We have achieved greatness with our durability...

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Characterizes the upwind abilities of the kite. Depicts the ability to decrease kite power by changing the angle of attack. LOOPING POWER FLYING SPEED Defines the strong wind character of the kite and the steering abilities when (highly) depowered. Defines the light wind character of the kite and the maximum power ability in the bottom of the wind range. Pictures of the simplicity of the kite use, how to to get going without taking too much care about the kite itself. Describes the behavior of kite in gusty winds or other non-ideal situations. Pictures the general relaunch simplicity. Defines...

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FREERIDE BIG AIR FREESTYLE WAVE FREERIDE LIGHT WIND HANG TIME FREESTYLE WAVE FREERIDE MR SIGNATURE FREESTYLE WAKESTYLE WATTS FREERIDE FREESTYLE BLEND LIGHT WIND FREERIDE SOLAR & SOLAR FOIL WAVE FREERIDE

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FLASH WAVE PACER & LTD LIGHTWIND FREERIDE SLALOM LIGHT WIND RACING COURSE RACING SLALOM

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GA KITEBOARDING For 2016 the Spark is an all new concept of Freeride! It´s new light-weight three-strut construction ensures very stable flight characteristics and easy control. This means the spark provides the rider with progressive bar pressure and direct feedback about the position of the kite. Extremely easy relaunch by just pulling one side of the bar! The kite is designed for all conditions and is characterized by its early low wind and high depower abilities. Fast reactions on steering impulses combined with an enormous amount of hangtime will set a bench mark in big air freestyle. The...

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SPARK FREERIDE I BIG AIR FREESTYLE I WAVE TARGET GROUP Freerider, medium level to experienced rider who enjoys perfect handling in all conditions and styles. easy control and stability clear feedback extreme easy relaunch huge wind range long hangtime LINE LINE LINE LINE LINE LINE LINE LINE LINE LINE

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The new Jet is all about high performance riding! The high performance profile delivers best upwind abilities combined with a huge wind range. You want to be the earliest gliding at the spot – this is your kite. You want to travel with very little gear due to the high end depower – this is your kite! The trailing edge is equipped with a kevlar line encapsulated into a double spinnaker. This extremely light and strong five-strut construction ensures a long life and delivers very stable handling. Despite the improved performance we also advanced the relaunch qualities. Truly this Kites success lies...

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All Gaastra Kiteboarding catalogues and brochures

  1. 2017 brochure

    68 Pages

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  2. Brochure 2010

    2 Pages

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Archived catalogues

  1. 2007 User Guide

    11 Pages

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