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Review of the Ride Engine Air Box Electric Pump

Review of the Air Box Electric Pump by Kitesurfing Magazine Revolutionizing the Kitesurfing Experience  The Air Box electric pump, introduced at the AWSI trade show, is...

Review: Mystic”The One” Longarm Shorty 3/2mm Wetsuit

Finding the ideal wetsuit that combines comfort, flexibility, and warmth is often akin to seeking the proverbial needle in a haystack. Enter "The One"...

Reedin DreamStick X Review

The Reedin DreamStick X is one bar that once you use a few times you find you want one. Not many companies have adopted...

Wetsuit Buyer’s Guide: The Rise of Yamamoto Limestone Rubber

If you've ever found yourself shivering uncontrollably in the water, you know how crucial a good wetsuit is for kitesurfing. Beyond providing warmth, an...

Review: Mystic Majestic Surf Top with Yamamoto 39

Rating: ★★★★★ (5/5) If you're looking to maximize your kitesurfing sessions while in boardshorts, look no further. The Mystic Majestic Surf Top has genuinely been...

North 2024 Navigator Control Bar Review

The Navigator Control System ticks all the boxes for functionality within streamlined design. The Connect Quick Release Trim Loop remains one of the quickest...

Duotone Click Control Bar Review: A Fusion of Advanced Features

The Duotone Click Control Bar seamlessly integrates the cutting-edge features of leading bars into one comprehensive control system. Its internal trim mechanism elongates the...

Kitesurfing control bars – Low V vs High Y: What is the difference?

The control bar is a crucial piece of kitesurfing equipment, enabling the rider to steer the kite, control its power, and execute various maneuvers....

Review: FCS KeyLock – The Unsung Hero for Kitesurfers’ Peace of Mind

⭐⭐⭐⭐½ Where there are waves and wind, there's exhilaration. But, unfortunately, sometimes there are also some unsavory folks lurking around our favorite kitesurfing launches. Enter...

Review: The Slim Can Yeti Cooler Cup – For the Slowest Sippers of the World!

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Alright, let's address the elephant (or should I say Yeti?) in the room. Most of my kiteboarding pals guzzle down their slim cans like...

Review: The Yeti HOPPER FLIP 18 SOFT COOLER – Cold as ice!

⭐⭐⭐⭐ For avid beachgoers and kiteboarding enthusiasts like us, the right cooler can make or break a day out in the sun. The Yeti HOPPER...

Naish Zero Bar 50 cm Review – A Game Changer for Advanced Foilers

Diving into the world of kiteboarding, the gear you choose plays a pivotal role in dictating your experience. The Naish Zero Bar comes forward...

Core Sensor 3S Review

The Core Sensor 3S bar is packed with technical features and quality components. The quick release cup features  a push away engagement and easy, single...

F-One LINXBAR Review

The Linxbar is not just another control bar system in the market; it stands out as a highly streamlined and refined choice, designed for...

How to find your perfect harness size | Mikaili Sol

::: Seven-time kiteboarding world champion Mikailo Sol shows how to find your perfect size in hardshell harnesses. The 3D Fit Technology allows ION to...

ION 2023 Kite Harness Range I Aaron Hadlow

::: Kitesurfing five times World Champion Aaron Hadlow introduces the ION Waist Harness Range 2023. The 3D Fit Technology is featured in almost all...

Tested: Mystic Gen 3 Surf Slider Spreader Bar

Kitesurfing Magazine's test team recently put the latest edition of the Stealth Bar through its paces, and we discovered one standout benefit: an incredibly...

Review: North Chiller Bag – Your Essential Beach Companion

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ If the beach is your happy place and you cherish those long, sunny days by the shore, the North Chiller Bag is an absolute...

MANERA Halo Harness Review – ADAPTIVE SHELL TECHNOLOGY

The Manera Halo Harness has an excellent combination of support and comfort. It’s a great alternative to the full-on, hard-shell harnesses that offer additional...

Best Electric Pump Yet!

Introducing the AVRO Pump – the ultimate solution for kitesurfing and wingsurfing enthusiasts. With its reliable performance and ability to inflate kites and wings...

Mystic VOLTT HOODED Fullsuit Front-zip 6/4/3 Review

The Kitesurfing Magazine test team tested the Mystic VOLTT HOODED Fullsuit Front-zip 6/4/3 during a couple of long winters on the Great Lakes, comfortably...

2023 Ride Engine

Ride Engine's Gary Siskar presents a new women's specific kitesurfing harness and new travel kitesurfing harness called the Roam. The Vinaca wing foiling harness...

2023 Manera with Julien Salles

Kitesurfing Magazine head tester Shane Thompson catches up with Manera brand director Julien Salles and checks out the Manera Halo. www.f-one.world  

Mystic Stealth Harness Review

The Mystic Stealth isn't just another harness – it's a testament to evolution and innovation. Building on the pedigree of its esteemed predecessors, the...

Ride Engine – Connection, Protection, and Control 2022

Gary Siskar and the 2022 Ride Engine kitesurfing harnesses, wetsuits and accessories. Connection, protection, and control!  

Review: The Safety Kite Knife – Not for Duels, but a Lifesaver on the Waves!

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The tool you don't know you need, until you do! Let's cut straight to the point, shall we? The Safety Kite Knife isn't the...

Graphene – the warmest wetsuit ION ever made

::: We set new standards in wetsuit technology with the use of the Nobel prize-winning material graphene as our cutting-edge inner lining for Seek...

Cold Water Secrets 

with Reese Myerscough Getting the most out of cold water conditions and staying stoked through the winter season.  I’m not going to get into the drysuit...

Ride Engine Unity Direct Connection

This is without a doubt the most advanced spreader-bar system ever made! The ladder lock adjustment system is game changing. "Welcome to the future of...

Who invented the Hardshell Harness?

The Inception of the Hardshell Harness: A Conversation with Buckey Coleman Amid the bustling ambiance of the Slingshot and Ride Engine booth at the AWSI...

ION 2020 Preview

Craig Cunningham walks Kitesurfing Magazine test editor Shane Thompson though the 2020 Ion line of harnesses and wetsuits. --- Kitesurfing Magazine is North America’s...

10 Best Sunscreens for Kitesurfing!

Davey Blair got a little crispy during the Triple-S. We want to help him find a good sunscreen, so we asked kitesurfing's  top pros...

Mystic Majestic X Review

The Mystic Majestic X takes the hard shell concept to new levels with its patent pending, bionic core frame. The semi-rigid back support is...

Ride Engine Hex Core Harness Review

The Ride Engine Hex Core, is a hard shell design that took the kite harness industry by storm over the past two seasons with...

DAKINE C1 Hardshell Harness

Dakine has been a leader and innovator of kite harnesses since the beginning, and the Dakine C1  harness with Dakine’s Texon hard shell system...

Hardshell Harness Reviews

2017 is the year of the hardshell harness. These new hardshell harnesses are breaking barriers in performance with locked-in comfort, added support and greater...

ASK A PRO – What surfboard fins do you use?

“I experiment with fins quite a bit and I am just beginning our fin development for 2017. It’s an area where North will focus...

ASK A PRO | WAX OR PADS?

“It’s all about wax for me, I love the feeling of wax under my front foot. I feel so connected to the board in...

MANERA – METEOR wetsuits 2016

“Cold is no longer an excuse. Put an end to frozen and frustrated sessions with our METEOR range”  

Ride Engine Harness Review

Model Tested: Elite Series Originally started by California wave kiter Coleman Buckley as a made-to-order custom harness line, Ride Engine is now part of Slingshot’s...