Sizes: 2.0m | 3.0m | 4.0m | 5.0m | 6.0m | 7.0m | 8.0m | 9.0m | 10.0m | 11.0m | 12.0m | 13.5m
Available Colors: Black, White
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There’s nothing better than silently traversing your liquid playground with the new XLITE 2. Imagine effortless and precise riding in even the lightest of winds with our fully optimized foiling kite. Add a Sensor 3 Pro Foil bar and SLC foil for a combo that will accelerate your foiling progression.
The canopy material receives a major upgrade that adds more muscle and durability -a big plus- for single strut kites. We added 2 and 3-meter sizes for slicing up the Gorge and a 13.5m for those super-light summer breezes. Heavily modified bridle, panels, and shape accommodate the new smaller sizes to deliver the ultimate foiling experience.
Get your XLITE 2 and join the foiling revolution.
The XLITE 2 in detail
The Specialized Series XLITE 2 is a one-strut foil kite that's tuned to perfection. By fusing the power of our Nexus allrounder and the superlative drifting from our unbeatable Section wave kite we created a foiling machine that's an honest 30% lighter than the already light Nexus. The new CoreTex 2.0 canopy features massively improved tear resistance in both directions, slight weight savings, and a new emulsion that improves flight, durability, and longevity. The ExoTex Light on our struts and leading edge is super tough yet lighter than our industry-leading airframe material. Thinner, anti-snag bridles further reduce weight and improve water relaunching.
And nothing but.
Serious foilers will feel how light and responsive the XLITE 2 is in the air. And how it loops with just enough pull to get you safely around your air jibes. Beginners will appreciate the XLITE's reverse launch ability. Whether it's foiling lake Garda, foilsurfing Silver Rock's swell, or freestyling your home spot, the XLITE 2 will light up your foil.
Sensor 3 Pro Foil
A specialized bar
For the ultimate XLITE 2 experience, select the highly specialized Sensor 3 Pro Foil bar. Its narrower width (45cm/41.5cm), and super thin lines reduce air resistance and improve steering. Heck, even water starts in light winds are easier. The bar comes standard with 22-meter long Tectanium Vario Lite lines (16+4+2m) that have a breaking load of over 300 kilograms. We also include an additional 3m line extension so you can ride 25m lines if you should choose.
ONE STRUT LIGHT FRAME: Lightweight driftability. Easy water relaunching.
• LW PROFILE: Drift-tuned camber for light wind magic.
• FUTURE-C SHAPE: For fast, tight turns when jibing.
• CIT MODES: Customizable “power steering” and turning speed.
• ULTRASHORT BRIDLE SYSTEM: For improved kite feedback.
• INSTANT RELAUNCH: Easy, strut-supported waterstarts.
• SPEED VALVE 2: Fast, reduced effort inflation.
• SPEED PUMP SYSTEM: High capacity, all strut inflation.
• SENSOR BAR READY: Calibrated for all Sensor bar systems.
• SIX YEAR REPLACEMENT PARTS AVAILABILITY: Long-term protection.
Our single strut frame delivers better lightwind control than strutless kites by reducing excessive canopy flutter. Single struts also offer superior water relaunching capabilities over strutless kites, especially in lighter wind and surf conditions. Go one strut!
Exclusive to CORE. Our industry-leading, triple ripstop canopy fabric is even better. The marginally lighter canopy fabric features massively improved tear resistance, stiffness, and durability. A new coating process aids stability in higher winds -a big plus- for single strut kites. CoreTex 2.0 sets the standard in breaking strength, tear resistance, longevity, UV protection, and elongation.
Same ExoTex benefits. Just a little lighter. No-stretch ExoTex Light Dacron incorporates a unique radial reinforcing thread pattern and emulsion (protective coating) process that enables higher pressure airframes with smaller diameters. ExoTex Light features a re-engineered reinforcing thread pattern that reduces mass by approximately 10%. The new Dacron improves airflow, flight stability, and rider feedback by substantially increasing tube strength and rigidity despite reducing diameters. Expect a smooth ride, snappy turns, and endless smiles on your XLITE 2.
The efficient light wind profile generates power and speed with a maximum camber that is shifted further back to improve drifting. Give it gas, though, and the XLITE 2 comes alive! You'll feel in total control bearing downwind and carving those delicious air jibes.
A quick relaunch is critical in lighter winds and surf conditions. So, we designed the kite to reverse launch when needed. The mono strut makes water relaunching in the surf a breeze compared to strutless designs.
The XLITE 2's slightly higher aspect ratio Future-C design delivers fast, tight turns. Broader tips generate stable, balanced flight with precise control. Picture yourself carving at speed while gracefully down-looping your XLITE 2. Yup, it's that easy.
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