Available Sizes: 5'5" | 5'7" | 5'9" | 5'11"
Board with EVA DeckpadDeveloped for surfing. Engineered for kitesurfing. Smooth and powerful down the line, turning hard in the pocket and releasing on-demand, the Charge is a high-performance surfboard. It is a fast, dedicated surf shape with loads of projection for a powerful vertical attack in larger waves. The Charge also excels at carving, driving upwind, onshore riding, and is versatile enough for aerial tricks. Our Carbon Innegra Futurelite construction maximises the board’s strength, without losing flex or responsiveness, while the DualShock EVA inserts increases its durability and protects from heel dents. Refined in 2023 for improved response, speed and drive, the new Charge delivers an even smoother, more powerful ride with a positive feel and more radical turns. Feedback from riders charging some of the world’s biggest waves led to us making very slight refinements to the shape to improve the handling at speed and drive through the turns. We've moved the wide point of the board slightly forward, and we've increased the concave under the front foot. We've also reshaped the rounded surf rails to be lower and more refined, giving the board more grip when you’re carving the wave face. Also new for 2023 is the two-piece no-slip fine corduroy deck grip, with front and rear kicks for exceptional comfort and control.
We’ve moved the widest point of the board forward slightly, enabling improved handling at speed and improving the drive through turns.
For fast acceleration, speed and drive. The low-entry surf rocker gives the board excellent upwind ability for getting back to the take-off zone.
For 2023 we’ve increased the concave under the front foot, which contributes to a fast, driving bottom turn and responsive pivotal top turn with easy release.
A lightweight Carbon Innegra Futurelite wireframe forms a structural skeleton to support the laminates, maximising strength without losing flex, and allowing the board to load and release power on demand for more drive and responsiveness.
Lower volume, more pinched rail for a responsive feel and lock-in grip, helps to engage the board into the wave face and give the rider confidence to charge.
Precisely tuned for smoother, tighter turns. The lightweight FCSII Premium fin box is compatible with both FCSI and click-in keyless FCSII fins for more speed & drive, quicker acceleration, and more response from your board. High-density foam reinforcements surrounding the FCSII fin box are shaped to match the curved template of the finbox for a clean bond and smoother load transfer into the board. Fin boxes, leashplug and footstrap inserts are structurally integrated with the laminate by the Futurelite carbon innegra system to give extra reinforcement and tuning. Fins are sold separately.
High-density EVA foam inserts with a biaxial fibreglass layup under the standing area add more durability and help reduce denting around your heel. Our solution to reduce over-engineering, keeping the boards lightweight while retaining required flex.
New two-piece fine corduroy no-slip deckpad with intuitive front toe bump and rear wedge kick for maximum traction and control.
Recommended with Free Straps. For when conditions get challenging, locking the rider into a comfortable stance for control in high winds or large waves. Experience instant planing in full comfort with our lightweight memory foam surf straps, featuring our unique pre-tensioned and laminated seamless KnitFlex inners. The Free Straps allow you to customise your fit and stance, giving you freedom to move and shred in any conditions. Straps sold separately.
Lightweight fibreglass raked thruster surf fins for smooth control and projection. Our unique North fin base shape does not require FCSII infills. Fins sold separately.
We’ve removed all plastic from our surfboard packaging, replacing it with a unique cushioning material that mimics honeycomb. Strategically cut to allow the card to stretch into many different hexagons, this flexible material creates a lightweight protective layer of ‘honeycomb’ mesh. The mesh behaves like a spring to absorb impact and protect the board from abrasion.
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**NYKC Conducts Kiteboarding Lessons Rain or Shine! All Pre-Flight, Take Off, Power Up, Next Level, Wave Guru, and Go Pro lessons are a maximum of two students, one instructor, and one kite, bar, board set-up**
Cancellation Policy: Please call by 10am the day before your scheduled time to cancel a lesson or session. Failure to do so will result in a $75 cancellation fee. In the event that you cancel your session on the day of with less then 6 hours notice, you will be charge the entire cost of your scheduled lesson. **NYKC Conducts Kiteboarding Lessons Rain or Shine**
Lesson Refund Policy:If your session must be rescheduled due to weather conditions, your credit will be applied to your next scheduled session. Your lesson credit expires one year from the purchase date. (note: as you use your session hours, your remaining credit gets reduced according to the full retail value of the used session hours.) Any un-used, unexpired credit may be used toward the purchase of gear. If you are unable to use your session you can apply the credit toward merchandise purchases in our retail store. If you do not use the credit toward a merchandise purchase a refund of your remaining credit can be issued MINUS a 50% refund fee. Credit from unused lessons are redeemable for up to one year from date of purchase.
Student Lesson Conduct Policy: NY Kite Center reserves the right cancel/void any student lesson if it is determined that the student is under the influence of alcohol or drugs or if they are unable to perform the physical requirements for that specific lesson.
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Custom Order Purchase/Return Policy: In the event you need to have a custom order placed for an item that you are requesting, we must receive full payment on the specific item and all shipping costs affiliated with that ordered prior to processing your request. If you decide to return your custom order, the return policy is as follows: If the item is returned within 30 days of the delivery date, a refund or store credit can be issued MINUS a 50% restocking fee. If the item is returned after 30 days of the delivery date, a store credit can only be issued MINUS the 50% restocking fee and this credit will be valid for up to 6 months from the return date.
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Free domestic shipping via UPS Ground, Fed-Ex Ground, 7-Day Express Ground, or US Postal Service Standard shipping is available on all small, in-stock, non-discounted items.
Expedited Shipping: UPS, Fed-Ex, 7-Day Express, & USPS Overnight and 2-Day services are available at an extra cost. A contact number must be provided to set-up expedited shipping request.
Shipping to PO Boxes can only be done via US Postal Service and therefore is not eligible for free shipping. We can waive this rule for larger orders on a case by case basis.
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Custom/Special Orders and Large Packages: All shipping cost must be paid for by the customer. There is no free shipping offer for these types of orders. You will be notified if your request needs to special ordered. In these cases we will contact you to discuss the shipping cost prior to processing your order and payment. Large Package dimensions are based on the shipping carrier's current size limitations and are subject to surcharges.
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All international orders will require a valid telephone number for voice confirmation. For security reasons, in some cases (especially for larger orders), we may require scanned copies of documents to validate buyer’s identity as well as additional verifications through your credit card company.
International orders do not qualify for free shipping. We will utilize USPS, UPS, or Fed-Ex for all international shipments.
Due to shipper limitations on size and weight of packages**, we will be unable to ship certain larger items (most kiteboards) to certain destinations. This will be handled on a case by case basis
Buyer is responsible for all foreign taxes and customs duties. NY Kite Center assumes no responsibility for any extra charges that may occur due to foreign taxes or customs duties.
In cases where a customer is needing to use a freight forwarding company the following rules will apply. The customer must set-up and pay all cost for their shipment. Purchases will only be accepted via cash, bank check, or money transfer. The items will not be released to the freight forwarder until all funds have be cleared for payment
NY Kite Center will not ship directly to other countries (excluding Canada & Puerto Rico). If you choose to use a freight forwarding company, we require that they have a location within the United States.
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