2021 North Pulse Kitesurfing Kite

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2021 North Pulse Kitesurfing Kite

Sizes:5m,6m, 7m, 8m, 9m, 10m, 11m, 12m, 14m


INCLUDES: Kite, Bag, Repair Kit

    HIGHLIGHTS

    • Fast responsive steering with FlexPulse structure
    • Bridled Hybrid-C design
    • Dynamic edge response

    WHERE IT THRIVES

    Flats, slicks, sandbars and kickers...

    WHAT RIDERS SAY

    "The Pulse delivers a great balance between power and slack, giving me the confidence to put 100% of my focus on making the pass." - Jesse Richman

    Feel the Beat

    Our premier bridled hybrid-C kite will set your heart pumping. Specifically designed for powerful turns and fast, responsive steering, the Pulse is the ultimate in performance freestyle, that will also boost and loop with ease. The bridled Hybrid-C design with enhanced impulse slack for handlepasses and unhooking makes landing even the most technical tricks instinctive. Made to excel in strong winds, and overcome whatever Mother Nature can throw at you. Direct and responsive, this kite does exactly what you tell it to.

    Fast responsive steering with FlexPulse structure

    The moderate-high aspect ratio upright design ensures twist from the steering lines runs deeper into the canopy for a more powered turn.

    Bridled Hybrid-C design

    The ultimate unhooked performer with balanced line slack for handle passes and unhooking.

    Dynamic edge response

    The Pulse flies forward quickly when checking a rail edge, for unmatched freestyle progression. The dynamic edge response is achieved by a combination of a higher aspect ratio, smaller leading edge diameter and faster flying aerodynamic profiles.

    Bruna Kajiya's Choice

    I was blown away by how much hangtime and jumping ability the Pulse has.

    DETAILS

    FAST RESPONSIVE STEERING WITH FLEXPULSE STRUCTURE

    The moderate-high aspect ratio upright design ensures twist from the steering lines runs deeper into the canopy for a more powered turn.

    BRIDLED HYBRID-C DESIGN

    The ultimate unhooked performer with balanced line slack for handle passes and unhooking.

    DYNAMIC EDGE RESPONSE

    The Pulse flies forward quickly when checking a rail edge, for unmatched freestyle progression. The dynamic edge response is achieved by a combination of a higher aspect ratio, smaller leading edge diameter and faster flying aerodynamic profiles.

    NO-PULLEY, LOW DRAG BRIDLES

    High quality spliced, pre-stretched bridle lines are pre-loaded and measured before cutting to improve accuracy and consistency. This results in reduced shrinkage, reduced elongation and improved longevity. Removing ALL pulleys from the bridle improves safety and gives the kite direct and precise handling. The end result is lower drag, more accuracy and a more direct feeling.

    PERSONALISED PERFORMANCE TUNING OPTIONS

    Bar pressure and steering impulse can be adjusted on the wing tip, allowing you to fine tune the kite's characteristics to your personal preference.

    PREMIUM TEIJIN D2 TECHNO FORCE CANOPY

    D2 Ripstop Fabric by Teijin. Premium high-density canopy material made in Japan, using high tenacity polyester yarn for lightness, high tearing strength and endurance. Teijin Techno Force has the highest strength to weight ratio and longest durability in the industry.

    2-STAGE ARC DESIGN

    The 2-stage arc design enables a smooth curved efficient central region of the kite to produce power, with straighter wing tips for a more dynamic steering response. A wide-span, flattened arc kite like the Orbit makes the most use of its projected area, for greater efficiency, power, hangtime and drive. As the arc shape becomes narrower the kite uses less of its area, giving it a smaller turning radius for tighter turns, and less pull/power in turns. A narrower span kite such as the Carve is fast in flight, with less power overall.

    AERODYNAMIC PROFILE TRANSITION PANELS

    We've added an extra panel that connects to the leading edge seam to ensure a precise lateral profile shape is maintained as close to the leading edge as possible, creating a smooth transition from the segmented leading edge to the curved canopy so the profiles are more uniform throughout the entire wing. The panels reduce inconsistencies in the profile, resulting in a smoother, more efficient kite, with more aerodynamic airflow and less turbulence.

    DURALITE SEAM PROTECTION

    Lightweight reinforcement to protect from chafing and abrasion along the struts to the leading edge. Thin foam padding is inserted underneath to form a lightweight durable buffer which lifts the kite slightly off rough surfaces, and protects the stitching along the struts and leading edge seams.

    KEVLAR REINFORCED STRUT SYSTEM WITH BRIDLE DEFLECTORS

    For the most accurate and durable connection between the strut and the leading edge. Bridle deflectors on the leading edge prevent the control lines catching on the struts.

    HYPERFLOW RAPID SINGLE-POINT INFLATION

    High volume single point inflation system with larger diameter hose for rapid inflation and deflation. Bayonet style main inflation valve compatible with most pumps. No adapter needed.

    REINFORCED DACRON EXO-SKELETON

    A durable frame around the perimeter of the kite made from stretch-resistant Techno Force 160gsm Dacron material. It adds durability, strength and elongation control, protecting the lighter inner main canopy body and making the kite more responsive in the steering and depower. The result is a durable kite that can hold its profile for increased performance and lift, but is also dynamic, flexible and can twist to turn.

    WIND RANGE

     

    KITE SIZE 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
    WIND RANGE 24-38 22-37 20-35 18-33 16-30 14-28 13-26 12-24

    *Recommended for an average-sized kiter riding a twintip with intermediate to advanced skills. 
    Lighter rider/beginner? Take 5 knots off the high end of the range.
    Foiling? Drop 2-3 sizes to suit the conditions.

    REVIEWS

    TRADE SECRETS: PAT GOODMAN TALKS KITES

    "These kites drift, and have a nice and pivoty turn, but at the same time they definitely don't struggle to go upwind."
    Pat Goodman

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    2021 NORTH NAVIGATOR CONTROL SYSTEM

    INCLUDES: 

    • Control Bar, Lines
    • Connect Quick Release,
    • Standard Freeride Loop
    • Leash, Repair Kit

    HIGHLIGHTS

    • Premium 100% Dyneema SK99 flying lines
    • Adjustable bar length options with NEW smaller bar size
    • NEW omnidirectional grip with offset finger bar

    WHERE IT THRIVES

    In your hands

    WHAT RIDERS SAY

    "Simple, refined and intuitive. Right down to the sound of the closure. Push and click." - Hugh Pinfold

      More Info

      2021 North Navigator Control System

      2021 NORTH KITE PUMP

      RAPID INFLATION

      Double Action Kite Pump with tall body, high-airflow piston and single/double action switch for faster, easier inflation. Includes anti-sand filter and seals for long life of pump and kite, integrated shockproof pressure gauge and leash to secure the kite during inflation. Larger diameter hose for rapid inflation and deflation.

      DETAILS

      COMFORTABLE ERGONOMIC HANDLE

      With tall body and high-airflow piston for easier inflation.

      SINGLE/DOUBLE ACTION SWITCH

      For faster inflation.

      SEALS AND ANTI-SAND FILTER

      For long life of pump and kite.

      INTEGRATED SHOCKPROOF PRESSURE GAUGE

       

      LEASH

      To secure the kite during inflation.

      LARGER DIAMETER HOSE

      For rapid inflation and deflation.

        2021 North Kite Pump



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