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If you are looking for a lightweight ultra-simple kite to take your riding to the next level, the Slingshot Ghost is your friendly companion. Its Flyweight construction, one strut design, and segmented swept wingtips cover both low-and high-end wind, giving it a niche in the market.
Designed from the ground up to be light, simple, and insanely fun to fly, the Ghost is one of the most exciting new kites in our range. It’s an out of this world all around kite that has just one strut for incredible handling and steering precision for beginners, experts, and foilers alike.
The Ghost boasts just a single strut. Eliminating the excess struts makes this kite lightweight and extremely agile in the sky while also mirroring that light weight feel at the bar. Nimble turning, quick-handling, amazing power control, this is how kites should feel.
If you are looking for a lightweight ultra-simple kite to take your riding, foiling, or kite tricks to the next level, the Ghost is your friendly companion. The first size run for the Ghost will span from 2.5 all the way to a 17. It’s Compact Swept C shape design and segmented swept wingtip make water relaunch immediate and its wind range infinite.
Slingshot Ghost Features include:
- 4x4 Canopy Tech- the strongest and stiffest material on the market.
- One-Strut Design to make it the most user-friendly kite ever.
- Perfect for any rider looking to switch between flat water and foiling.
- Easiest relaunch: suitable even for the novice rider.
- Slingshot patented One pump: the industry's original, proven and patented single point inflation system
- NEW patent pending Centre Safety System: 100% depower safety and convenience below the bar
- Split Strut Integrated Strut Design - Maximum durability, increased stability and shaping control enhances the power delivery under heavy load and creates efficiency in the overall frame.
- Customisable bar pressure.
- Comp Stick control bar: direct feel, speed and responsiveness (sold separately).
- Lighter, faster, more range and depower, easier relaunch than prior Rally models.
- Slingshot Legendary Construction: bomber quality
- 4 Line simplicity.
Compact Swept C-Kite:
This design blends the steering precision and speed of a C kite with the instant on and off power delivery that comes with swept wing tip shapes. This profile also provides instant and effortless water relaunch no matter the wind conditions.
4 x 4 Canopy Tech:
Upgraded canopy construction with Teijin 4x4 reinforced ripstop material. This is the strongest, stiffest and most durable canopy material on the market.
Your kite will last longer, have a higher resale value and feel more solid and stable in the air, especially in gusty wind.
In addition to the simple weight reduction of removing struts, Slingshot also minimized stitching, paneling, extra leading edge reinforcements to make the Ghost as light as possible. Think about it this way we trimmed all the weight you don’t need while keeping what you do.
The IRS Bridle replaces pulleys traditionally used on any bridle. Pulleys can be heavy, slow and inefficient. They can also create friction and unnecessary line wear. The IRS bridle’s features a bungee that eliminates the time necessary for the pulley to travel fore and aft depending on the rider’s control of the kite. This travel takes time and historically pulleys were the only way we could initiate it. With the IRS bridle the bungee does it, and does it better. What used to be delayed and unresponsive now happens instantly, seamlessly and automatically. This is a significant breakthrough in advancing kite performance.
Split Strut Technology:
Ride with confidence and control with a stronger, more stable and more ridged canopy. Created by Slingshot, SplitStrut technology has become the gold standard in kite design. SplitStrut integrates the kite’s canopy and struts into one firmly interconnected piece.
This is a major design element in all of Slingshot’s kites, and it results in a stronger, more stable and far more durable canopy. SplitStrut enhances power under heavy load and creates efficiency and rigidity in the overall frame.
Slingshot Guardian Control Bar:
Designed for the rider who demands absolute, uncompromising safety, performance and convenience in a custom 4 line configuration.
Truly innovative design and engineering with superior safety and performance in mind, Slingshot introduces the COMP STICK CONTROL BAR.
Built for ultimate control and confidence, the Compstick’s intuitive and streamlined below-the-bar depower and safety is unrivalled by any other bar on the market.
With continuous improvement in mind, Slingshot have added several upgrades to the Compstick, including new molded floats and padded bar-ends, a revised EVA grip design, bar-end bungee line-keepers and an improvement in how the floats fold in for storage.
Easy Reach Depower:
Allowing consistent grunt and stability throughout the powerstroke.
Good for boosts, megaloops and predictably recovers.
Guardian Safety System:
The safety release has been reworked from a pin to a clamp mechanism, which simplifies resetting the chicken loop assembly after it has been activated.
Improvements also include a re-sized chicken loop and a molded chicken-stalk assembly.
Auto Spin Swivel:
Rotating component untwists centre lines and helps ensure proper safety function at all times.
Active Stopper Ball:
On-the-fly adjustment piece that allows riders to set the amount of throw on the bar.
Chicken loop, safety release and depower cleat integrated into one user-friendly component, elminating clutter on other parts of the control bar.
Padded Bar Ends with Bungeel Line Keepers:
Preventing board dings and injuries, the padded bar ends will also keep your bar and lines organized while not in use.
In addition to keeping the bar floating and protecting the rider from injury these new floats are slim and sleek.
Improved Float Storage:
Re-engineered to fold easily away for storage.
Re-Designed EVA Grip:
All-new non-slip grip texturing coupled with an ergonomic design to reduce hand fatigue in all conditions.
Dual Pull Safety Handles:
Primarily as a final safety release but can also be used for relaunching your kite off the water.
Precision Cut 800lb Flying Lines:
60% stronger that the compeition's typical 500lb line.
Upgraded with a shorter overall length and sturdier molded-metal carabina clips for added strength.
The Slingshot Comp Stick control bar, meets the needs of the Crossover rider who values uncompromising safety, performance and convenience in a tailored 4 line configuration.
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