BEST Kahoona V6 (2014) Water Relaunchable Delta / SLE Kite >>
The BEST Kahoona 2014 V6 delivers the perfect mix of freeride, new school and wave riding performance. The BEST Kahoona V6 combines rock solid stability, smooth power delivery, endless depower and precise handling, making it the perfect kite for advancing your riding level, regardless of your preferred riding style.
With easy handling, a reputation for surprising hang-time and great low end ability it’s no wonder so many riders return to the Kahoona season after season - it’s the perfect all rounder. For 2014 the Kahoona is now even more fun to ride, low end power has been increased and is even easier to use.
The Kahoona is an incredibly easy to use all round performer! Pick this kite if you’re a beginner worried about relaunch or a more seasoned rider looking for an easy, low cost kite that can tackle most conditions and riding styles.
Pair your new Kahoona with the 2014 RP-Bar and you’ll have a freeride package that offers unbeatable safety, value for money and accessible performance that you’ll never grow out of. It’s time to grab a new Kahoona and get ready to ride.
The Best Kahoona V6 utilizes high wind stability and turning speed, while reducing bar pressure. To do so, the BEST Kahoona V6 is made with new, specially developed high performance materials and improved profiling which have energized its performance.
The Kahoona V6 also allows you to perform the latest unhooked new school tricks. The effortless re-launch motivates you to learn new moves and gives supreme confidence to wave riders who simply have to be able to re-launch their kites before the next set comes in, it’s the perfect partner to use with any of our surfboards.
The construction of the Kahoona V6 is both bomb-proof and lightweight at the same time. With exceptional handling, performance and practical safety features, the Kahoona V6 is the perfect kite for improving your riding level, regardless of your preferred current style and your current riding level.
How has the BEST Kahoona been improved for 2014?:
Revisions to the bridle design this season help to make the Kahoona lighter on the bar and more responsive while a new LE profile helps deliver smoother power delivery especially in gusty conditions.
The Kahoona V4 has also undergone several design tweaks to the leading edge sweep and the wingtip shape. By increasing the effectiveness of the steering control surfaces - BEST have improved the overall steering responsiveness of the new Kahoona, giving tighter wingtip turns, without affecting its other handling and performance characteristics.
The DNA and core characteristics of previous Kahoona's have been preserved in the new V6; it retains its mid aspect ratio, quad strut, highly swept SLE layout, delivering rock solid stability, great low end, surprising jumping performance and the easiest relaunch in its class.
What makes the Kahoona so stable and easy to fly?:
The weight distribution and centre of effort placement in the canopy are in perfect harmony in the Kahoona allowing BEST to eliminate any and all traces of front or backstall.
The BEST Kahoona has a reputation for incredibly easy relaunch, what contributes to this?:
The back sweep of the leading edge, the canopy curvature and the attachment point positioning on the wingtip and leading edge all contribute to the Kahoona’s effortless relaunch. The sweep allows the kite to roll automatically on to its wingtip before you flick the kite up into the air to complete the relaunch manoeuvre.
What is the Kahoona
is the BEST Kahoona for?:
BEST Kahoona V6 Characteristics:
A BEST Kahoona V6 when purchased with 4-Line control bar for example comes complete with:
**Prices shown are kite only - includes bag and pump**
Depower Control Bar
Red Line Performance Control Bar and Lines:
QR now comes in a Pro-Cuff version to eliminate accidental
releases without increasing the minimum release tension. With
only one moving part, the Pro-Cuff QR is easy to reassemble
and designed to work consistently with a positive release
action with release loads in excess of 250kgs.
The under bar swivel has been improved with added drainage vents and low profile twist-tabs making it smoother to turn no matter how many loops you’ve thrown. Depower line wear is eliminated with the introduction of our new Sacrifice-Insert-System of replaceable low friction Delrin bar centre inserts.
The BEST Red Line Performance
Control Bar V4 retains the dual centre depower lines, stopper
ball , Red Line and suicide safety options of the previous
Performance bars. The V3 is the perfect bar for riders
all levels who demand the most reliable and predictable safety
system options and ease of use features.
New low profile molded bar ends with integral line winders help make those one-handed loops easier than you expected and a new 3D grip pattern ensures you stay in contact with the bar however you ride.
The Double Depower Stopper lets
you position your bar wherever you feel comfortable. It takes
the strain from your arms so you can stay on the water for
longer. The Redline Safety System gives you the option of
left or right handed, single front line leashing and overrides
the Dual Depower Stopper automatically.
Low stretch, 700lb rated, flying lines, color coded for easy set-up and proven to offer incredible durability complete the RP-Bar v4 package - it’s our most complete bar yet.
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