Performance/ Freeride/ Crossover
The Cabrinha Switchblade is the best selling kite of all time for a reason:
The Cabrinha Switchblade is back with its unmatched durability and performance. The 2021 Cabrinha Switchblade is more durable than ever thanks to a brand-new Nano ripstop canopy material. The additional ripstop fibers reduce the fabric's elasticity, which makes the Nano ripstop fabric more responsive and longer-lasting in addition to having a tear strength twice as strong as last year.
The Switchblade is the best performing freeride kite available and is suitable for all levels of riders in any situation. Come try out a Switchblade at our Waves Village Watersports Resort in the Outer Banks if you've never been on one before and discover what you've been missing.
What we like about the 2021 Cabrinha Switchblade:
The Switchblade is the best all around kiteboarding kite out there from beginner to pro, everyone can use a Switchblade. Switchblades are very stable and predictable which makes it a great kite for beginners, and it's that same predictability that makes it such a good freestyle kite for the pros. Switchblades are also one of the easiest kites to relaunch when you crash a feature that we can all appreciate. The upwind ability of the Switchblade is also amazing making it easier when learning how to go upwind as well as when you are enjoying the boosting performance of the highest jumping kite on the market. Finally we like the Switchblades because they have massive amounts of low end power and great de-powerability making a much wider usable wind range per size than a lot of other kites, so much in fact that you can usually replace a 3 kite quiver from other kites with 2 Switchblades.
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Designed for the discerning rider who values unrivaled predictability and uncompromising high end performance, the Switchblade is made for those that want style, power, performance and craftsmanship.
The Switchblade’s reputation for being the world’s highest performance freeride kite not only comes from the thousands of customers who hail its praise, but from its countless world titles. Fastest sailing craft in the world (2010). King of the air (2017). Worlds highest tow-up jump (2018).
What's most amazing about the Switchblade is that all this performance comes in one of the easiest to use packages. Its balance and power delivery make this kite light to the touch and simple to fly. Whether you are working on your freestyle game or testing your limits in boosting incredible air, the Switchblade will deliver with a level of predictability and reliability that can not be found anywhere else.
5-Strut, Hybrid design, Fusion wing tip shape, Draft forward profile
- NEW Nano Ripstop canopy, the new bench mark in durability, stability & responsiveness
- NEW Optimized Dacron layout for reduced weight & improved handling characteristics
- High Tenacity Dacron for enhanced arc stability
- Strategic canopy reinforcements in the high stress areas
- Pure Profile Panels for efficient aerodynamics
- Ultimate performance in the widest range of conditions and variety of riding styles
- Ridiculously high hang times
- Large sweet spot and smooth on demand power control
- Excellent upwind performance
- Swept leading edge for effortless relaunch
- IKA Registered for sizes 7, 9 & 11
Sizes 4, 5 and 6 are available in orange color way only.
This product is registered with the IKA for Formula Kite Racing and can be used for the Youth Olympic Games and its qualifier events.