Slingshot Kite Guide 2022/23

Slingshot are pioneers in kite design and continue to improve their products year after year. With all this being said, it can be confusing deciding what kite will best suit your riding style. Worry not, this kite guide will give you all the info you'll need to take your kite surfing to the next level... literally.

"What’s amazing about kites is how much more we can still do with them. They’re these amazing vehicles, they continuously rewrite the possibilities of how, what, and where we ride. Where will they take us next?"

  • Code V1 

The All-Rounder Kite

The all-new Code V1 debuts as one of our teams favourite kites. Its performance versatility in every condition for every discipline builds trust with everyone that rides it.

Sharing big-air design DNA with our popular Machine, the Code is built on a three-strut platform and is lighter and more maneuverable. The medium-aspect ratio, Hybrid Open C shape provides intuitive handling, amazing range, great sheet-and-go performance while still maintain incredible bar feel.

The responsive wing-tip design create effortless water relaunch for all riders. Extending high performance to all riders of all skill levels, the Code V1 is one of the most versatile kites on the market.

The Code V1 is coming soon in sizes 4-14m - RRP from £999

  • Machine V2

The Big Air Kite

This is THE kite is for those big air demons... Fresh off it's breakout release, the Machine returns in its second version even lighter and more optimized to take your riding to the next level.

Featuring an all-new leading edge material, the Machine V2 boasts reduced weight and even more performance. Keeping the same incredible frame geometry, the Machine continues to provide amazing upward propulsion.

It's highly efficient aspect ratio is tuned to launch you to new heights and air times, while still maintaining lightning-quick reaction speed and turning. 

The Machine V2 is coming soon in sizes 5-12m (RRP from £1149), and The Code LW V2 (light-wind) in sizes 15 & 17m (RRP from £1699)

  • SST V7

The Lightweight Wave Kite

The SST V7 continues to push the limits of a kitesurfing kite. Slingshot have implemented an all-new Dacron that is lighter and provides even more performance. This new material coupled with the thinnest and lightest struts, have made the SST V7 one of the lightest three-strut kites ever produced. Building on the SST V6 platform, the design team rose to the occasion and delivered a further refined SST V7 that offers lightning-fast response and precision turning. 

The SST V7 is coming soon in sizes 4-12m - RRP from £999

  • RPX V1

The Freestyle Kite

Slingshot built the RPX to create the next evolution in freeride kite design. The RPX is one of the bestall-aroundkites on the market today. It delivers hero level performance in every category of kiteboarding. 

Faster, Lighter, and more technically advance than its predecessor; The RPX is the next evolution of a freeridekite. The RPX boasts top of the line performance and Handling as well as extensive range, depower, and upwind ability. The RPX is designed to take you to your next kiteboarding milestone, no matter what that is.

For more information or to buy the RPX V1, click here.  

  • Ghost V2

The One-Strut Versatile Kite

Boasting a new single luff-strut construction and design, the Ghost V2 continues to redefine lightning-fast handling, incredible drift, and maximum simplicity. Its incredible water relaunch abilities, returns the Ghost to the sky with a flick of the wrist.

Slingshot built the Ghost V2 to continue providing a simple and lightweight kite that has all the performance potential the modern kiteboarder needs. 

For more information or to buy the Ghost V2, click here.

  • UFO V2

The Foil Kite

Building on the foundation of its predecessor, the UFO V2 expands on the lightweight strutless design by implementing space-age materials that make the kite lighter and even higher performance.

The new extended size range allows riders to build a full UFO quiver and utilize the ideal size based on their weight and wind conditions. 

Riders will instantly feel less drag through the air, the ability to foil in even less wind and an unmatched foiling performance with the all new UFO V2.

For more information or to buy the UFO V2, click here.

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