Core Fusion 5 Kiteboard

Core Fusion 5 Kiteboard

Sizes: 129x38 – 133x39 – 135x40 – 137x41 – 139x41,5 – 141x42 – 144x43 – LW 154x46 – LW 159x47

XR7, meet your match.

The Performance Freerider

When you have a kite as potent and powerful as the XR7, it’s mission-critical to find a twintip that can harness its power and precision. So, we built the Fusion 5 to do just that.

New from the water up, the Fusion 5 features an upgraded hull, wood core, and never-been-done-before rail construction. The new shape and improved torsional stability will have you woohoo-ing like never before. So grab an XR7 and explore your new limits.  

How do we improve the already impressive Fusion 4?

Well, we started by adding an internal thermoset resin rail which massively improves the connection between the top and bottom Cartan carbon for a true unibody build. We reduced the weight of our Paulownia wood core by switching to lighter laminated Paulownia saving approximately 250g. We added a grab rail for the freestylers. And we improved the channels and outline for the freeriders. There's even more, so read on!

Fusion 5. Mission-ready for all your big air adventures.

CARTAN® carbon

Exclusive to CORE. 

Our proprietary 30° biaxial carbon fiber layup optimizes torsion and flex. Our made-to-order 30° biaxial carbon fiber has more flex along the length of the board and less flex between the toe and heel. Cartan carbon's unique high filament count also requires less resin which saves weight. Enjoy improved pop, softer landings, and extreme durability with Cartan.



Unibody Edge New!

High-end racing ski sidewall technology finds its way to twintips. An industry first and more expensive foil, carbon, and thermoset resin process massively improve the connection between the top and bottom Cartan carbon for a true unibody build. We replaced the previous internal ABS edge strip that joins the top and bottom carbon sheets with a new 80 layer, laminated, resin-activated strip that is much harder, stiffer, and better bonding. The new edge improves torsional rigidity, stores, and releases more energy than before.

Multi-Channels New!

A massive double concave center channel and a smaller outer channel follow the length of the board provide extra depth for the V-Keel and incredible grip. In addition to the center channel, we added Quattro tip channels. Freestylers can load their edges more than ever. And freeriders will enjoy how well the Fusion 5 tracks upwind.


Powerfully light, marine-grade, laminated wood core. All wood has natural variation in density and volumetric weight. We now select the lowest weight laminations before gluing them together. In doing so, the specially selected, long-grained Paulownia wood is 250g lighter and just as strong as the last generation. It gives our boards dimensional stability, decay resistance, and a lightweight yet distinctively powerful character. The Paulownia extends towards the board edges and is CNC milled both top and bottom.

Katana Channels New!

The perfect combo between tip flex and stiffness. You’ll notice that we continue the same contours of the bottom tip channel into the top deck, which now resembles a Katana sword. The new contours add tip stiffness to better store and release the energy you generate loading the edge.


The Fusion 5 features a 6-degree beveled deck edge from tip to tip that blends into the Katana channels. The bevel decreases longitudinal flex for more pop, reduced reverse flex, and more powerful edging. Now we’re talking!

Tucked Under Rails New!

The board features a tucked under bottom rail between the straps that transitions to a box edge near the outer inserts. From there, the rail thins out to a sharper edge at the tips. The tucked under rail softens the ride and improves water flow, whereas the sharper tip edges add more bite.

V-Shaped Keel

Inspired by the legendary handling of deep V powerboats in rough waters, we added a deep V-shaped keel along the entire length of the board to penetrate chop and smooth your ride. And who doesn't like its pillow-soft landings?

Vee Rocker

The Fusion 5’s rocker is more pronounced under your feet and progressively reduces towards the tips. This knowhow borrows from the Imperator - Carved's masterpiece.

Vee Rocker | CORE Fusion 5 Twintip

48MM G10 Cutback FINS

A perfect balance between tracking and freestylin' magic. The impact-resistant, G10 fiberglass fins have just the right amount of tracking stability without getting too much in the way of switches.

G10 Cutback Fins (48mm)

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