Sizes:15m | 17m
Even in light wind, you shouldn’t feel limited to a certain style of riding. If you’re the type of rider for whom even the slightest breeze is a signal to go all in on a session, then the new Nexus 3 LW presents a perfectly simple choice.
The new material mix of the ExoTex Light frame and CoreTex 2 in the canopy not only make the Nexus 3 LW stronger and more robust, it feels also lighter and more agile.
The new Nexus 3 LW design is specifically optimized to perform in light winds and will allow you to discover new upwind angles, in even the lowest winds. Let your wave riding and kite foiling flourish thanks to the LW’s beautiful drift, while the incredible stability will also allow freestylers to really maximize their enjoyment of flat water conditions that are usually present when the wind is light.
Don't let your sessions be limited by the kite you fly.
We're proud to release our brand new Exotex 2 leading edge that's stiffer, lighter and yet also 80% more tear resistant. Exotex 2 is a considered and progressive evolution of polyester weaves through both the warp and weft. Through every inch of the Nexus 3's air frame you'll find the use of ultra-strong yarns and the entire structure is now stiffer, more tightly woven and then finally treated with a unique heating and shrinking process.
Combined with our highly refined CoreTex 2 canopy cloth, we've accelerated the development of light weight performance and dynamic handling as well as improving the core strength of the Nexus 3. The marginally lighter canopy fabric features massively improved tear resistance, stiffness and durability. A new coating process aids stability in higher winds and jumps. CoreTex 2 sets the standard in breaking strength, tear resistance, longevity, UV protection, and elongation. Feel the tight, crisp signature feel that only a CoreTex kite delivers.
The ExoTex Light dacron incorporates a radial thread pattern and emulsion (protective coating) process that reduces mass by approximately 10%. While the new ultra resistant ExoTex 2 is used for the leading edge, the ExoTex Light struts improve the Nexus 3’s drifting and turning speed – important attributes for freestylers and wave riders.
The Nexus 3 relies on our proven Future-C shape. The moderate aspect ratio shape delivers smooth and controllable turns with an unmistakable “on-center” feel. Try a Future-C kite and you’ll never go back.
Choose your character by selecting your favorite no-snag CIT modes on the leading edge bridle connection points. The Freestyle mode increases your turn radius, stabilizes the kite for easier freestyle moves and provides a little extra grunt. In Wave mode, the kite turns faster, increases depower and doesn’t pull you off your strapless board. The kite comes out of the bag in Allround mode which provides excellent depower, grunt and hangtime.
Finish your personalization by adjusting the steering line connection points to set turning speed and bar pressure. But don’t worry, the kite comes ready to fly in the most common settings.
Weight savings are achieved with minimized ExoTex usage on the wingtip's leading and trailing edges which boosts light wind performance. The wingtip geometry is perfectly tuned to sync with the dynamics of the larger three strut frame sizes.
The maximum camber is shifted further back and the aspect ratio is lowered (that means it’s a little fatter across the middle of the kite) to improve drifting. Give it gas and the Nexus comes alive! The surf profile also improves wave riding in onshore winds as this wing shape loves to go upwind and not backstall when riding the wave.
The Nexus’ tip geometry has been optimized for wave performance. The leading edge profile provides confidence-inspiring reflexes, agility and directional control during kiteloops. Slightly widened tips improve the Nexus 3 LW’s reaction, agility and relaunching.
Anti-wear patches where you need them most. Extreme abrasion resistant patches on leading edge segment seams and strut tips give another level of protection from perfectly placed beach hazards.
No special hose adapter needed here! The Speed Valve 2 connects directly to any standard twist lock pump hose. The Speed Valve 2 maximizes airflow, minimizes inflation times and noticeably reduces pump effort. The air distribution system works very effectively thanks to optimal access points to the struts. This inflation/deflation system is so good you can leave your electric pump at home.
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