:02 Cabrinha Contra 1 Strut
PERFORMANCE LIGHTWIND / FREERIDE
The Contra 1 Strut has quickly garnered a reputation as one of the best kites for lightwind freeriding and has proven a versatile addition to any kite quiver.
With its single strut design, this light and nimble kite allows the use of much smaller sizes to maximize foilboardings true potential. Featherweight control and amazing drift characteristics allow for low angles of attack while on foil, and the rear line tension increases steering impulse even when depowered.
This dynamic kite design will put an optimized Contra light wind kite in your hands whether you ride a twin tip, surfboard, or a foil board.
1 Strut Hybrid design, Low drag wing tips, Draft forward profiles.
:02 Cabrinha Contra 1S Features
Lightweight 1-Strut Design
The ultra lightweight 1-strut design shaves weight off.
Through intensive research and development the Contra 1S comes with one rear line attachment option. Simply put, this is the best possible option straight out of the bag.
Agile and Responsive Steering
For increased power delivery. Single strut design allows the kite to twist and react like no other.
Superior drift characteristics allow for low angles of attack while on the foil. Rear line tension is carried through even when depowered.
Even in the lightest of wind conditions the Contra 1S gives you the confidence to try tricks knowing any mishaps won’t mean a swim in.
- Lightwind Optimization
Designed with the main focus to be ridden in the threshold winds where most kites can’t perform.
High Tenacity Dacron
Cabrinha's Dacron is specifically designed for inflated kite structures. The construction of this material is very warp orientated using ultra high tenacity yarns with an increased thread count to combat elongation in the warp direction under the high inflation pressures. Lower elongation make for a more accurate kite with less deformation while in flight.
Nano Ripstop Canopy
The benchmark in durability, stability and responsiveness. A higher level of performance can only be achieved when the kite's design properties are supported by a stable and reactive kite material. Nano Ripstop does just that.
- Heavy Duty Closing Seam Construction
Strategic Canopy Reinforcements
Reinforcements have been added in high stress areas.
Pure Profile Panels
Strategically placed panels allow for a seamless and smooth airflow over the most important area of the flying surface, creating an efficient and true to design profile that no others can match.