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The North Reach is a lively and playful all-round performer with unparalleled versatility and wind range for big jumps, upwind performance and effortless relaunch.
Evolved from a calculated fusion of the Orbit, Pulse and Carve, this kite is designed to excel in every condition, from wave-riding to boosts, loops and freestyle tricks. Travel light, enjoy whatever nature has in store, and be ready for any adventure.
Its stable, fuller profile generates power and efficiency, while the lighter 3-strut design with tight turning radius, light impulse and bar pressure helps to deliver fast, responsive steering.
It has a fun, nimble feel and effortless park and ride, is your go-to for wave-riding in lighter wind and the perfect match for our Sonar Foils.
In the larger 13m and 15m sizes the Reach is a powerful lightwind specific kite, specially designed with a predictable, consistent drive forward for TwinTip riding long after everyone else has gone in.
All conditions. All purpose. All ways ready. The Reach Performance Freeride is the one kite you'll always reach for.
Open arc design for boosts and loops with a reliable catch.
Stable and balanced fuller profile delivers power and efficiency in every condition.
Quick Responsive Turning:
Designed with light bar pressure and steering impulse for a fast response with tight turning radius.
Moderate LE Diameter and swept design provides additional buoyancy and helps the kite to release quickly from the water, even in the lightest conditions.
Precisely balanced for wave-riding and foiling.
Efficient, draft-forward profile.
A forgiving kite with power when you need it for freestyle manoeuvres.
Ready for any adventure. The lightest kite in our range, with 3-strut construction to keep the weight down for optimal steering and performance, without compromising strength or durability.
Optimised Profile Transition Panels for an even more efficient airflow ensuring a precise aerodynamic profile shape.
Power On Demand:
Predictable, consistent power delivery with light responsive steering.
Short No Pulley Bridle:
Gives a more direct feeling in both steering and depower.
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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 protect the stitching along the struts and leading edge seams.
Steering Impulse Option:
Bar pressure / steering impulse wing tip tuning options let you fine tune the kite to your personal preference.
Low Drag Bridle:
Spliced, pre-stretched bridle lines with less parasitic drag for greater aerodynamic performance.
A new manufacturing method to pre-load and measure the bridle lines before cutting improves accuracy and consistency.
This combined with quality materials, results in reduced shrinkage, reduced elongation and improved longevity.
Hyperflow Inflation System:
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.
Simplified. Less breakage. Removing the plastic pulleys from within the load-bearing part of the kite improves safety and your connection to the kite.
The result is lower drag, more accuracy and a more direct feeling as the kite powers more evenly through the turn.
North Navigator Control Bar System
Release and reload faster with the intuitive single-action reload Connect Quick Release, and change quickly between disciplines with the Toolless Interloop, our no-tools required modular harness loop replacement system. T
The Navigator Control System raises the bar in kite safety, connecting you intuitively to your kite so you can think less and feel more. North have taken premium leading technology materials and applied simplified ergonomic design for precise performance with ease and comfort. Sensing your kite's position just became second nature.
Single Action Reload:
Connect Quick Release with intuitive single action reload raises the bar in kite control system safety. The red Quick Release handle has been ergonomically designed to fit in your hand comfortably for an industry standard push away release.
Push, twist, pull, lock and go. Our Toolless InterLoop makes the customer experience effortless when swapping between disciplines.
Tactile Offset Finger Bar:
For an ergonomic grip and intuitve feel when the control bar is orientated correctly.
Low Friction Co-Efficient Materials:
All loaded or running surfaces feature highly polished 316 stainless steel and low-friction components to enable fast, safe releases in a wide range of conditions.
Integrated Retractable Line Winder Bungee:
Prevents tangled lines when packed up. Bungee retracts out of the way when not in use.
Leader Line PU Tubing Covers:
To help prevent line abrasion from uncovered lines against your skin, while colour-coded PU tubing covers where the leaders come out of the float help them remain rigid and out of the way when the flying lines aren't under tension.
Cleated Trim System:
Provides industry proven depower on demand.
Kook-Proof Line Connectors:
Ensure you always set up your lines correctly. Designed to be exactly the same length so you can easily change the front (knotted end) and rear (larks head loop) connectors to match most other manufacturers kite configurations.
Optimised TPU Material:
For flex and durability.
Colour Coded Components:
Grip, leader tubing and line retainer pull tabs give a nod to our sailing heritage, port (red) and starboard (green).
Injection Molded Soft EVA Bar Ends:
Ensure nothing hard comes in touch with you or your board, and contain rear line adjustment.
100% Dyneema SK99 Control Line:
Latest technology German-made LIROS DC Pro offers the highest load capacity with minimal line diameter, for less parasitic drag, extreme stretch resistance and the most direct performance.
Available in 45-50cm and 50cm-55cm.
Control Bar complete with Connect Quick Release, Standard Freeride Loop, Short Leash
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