On a warm day in January a group of us set out to do some kitesurfing in Emerald Isle, NC. Storms were on the way in the afternoon so we set out to arrive at the beach by 10am. It was forecasted to blow 20 to 30mph, which got all of our blood pumping. We
We had the chance to test the 2014 15 meter Cabrinha Contra and would like to give you some feedback on its performance. The Contra kite comes with a larger size bar with a longer line set. This will help with the turning speed of such a large kite, plus increase the scope of the
2014 Cabrinha Kiteboarding Demo September 14th of 2013 Update: We have moved the day of the kiteboarding demo to Saturday, September 14th from 12pm to 5pm. The wind is looking like it will work out and should give you an opportunity to try out the new gear. This update was made on 9-11-2013. To all fellow kiters
How can you improve on a kite that was so fantastically redesigned last year? We were interested to see what Cabrinha would do for the 2014 season. There have been some small design changes to the switchblade and a major design change to the bar. We will talk about a few things to note for
What is the difference between Kiteboarding and Kitesurfing? Many people are into the sport of kiteboarding and kitesurfing. Most people use one of the former two words to define this awesome sport that connects you with so many of natures elements. What is the correct use of the word for the application in which you
We got the opportunity to test out and review the 2013 Ozone Catalyst in some light wind. Blowing only 10 to 13 knots we were truly able to check out the low end performance of Ozones most versatile all around kiteboarding kite. Lets just say we were more than impressed! First off, it should be
Hiding over on the Neuse River is a small piece of paradise called Oriental North Carolina. Boasting a massive population of 875 people according to the 2000 census, it is easy to see why this town can be overlooked when thinking about vacationing within the state of North Carolina. A unique aspect about this area is
Imagine yourself with a host of friends and family Stand Up paddleboarding through a beautiful creek just off of the Bogue Sound. Located right on Broad Creek, we are just a short distance from Emerald Isle, NC. Take the drive over the bridge to find a hidden paradise. If the conditions are right and it
After getting our hands on the 2013 Liquid Force Envy we took it out in the surf and the flat water to figure out how the kite would handle in each area. The new Envy is very similar to the 2012 with some small changes to the kite and the bar. This kite is great
The 2013 Cabrinha Switchblade has undergone a major design change for the first time in years. If you have been a fan of the Cabrinha Switchblade like we have, this may make you nervous. How can you improve on a kite that does so many things so well? We had a chance to compare the