2022 Cabrinha :02 Drifter Kiteboarding Kite

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Includes: kite and kite bag

:02 Cabrinha Drifter


It’s in the name.    

Drift Stability is a term that was created and defined by this kite, and is often used by other brands but rarely duplicated.  The worlds most iconic surf kite gives the rider the ultimate ability to quickly control the on off switch of the power, giving the ultimate versatility to either use the kites power, or the waves. 


Design Profile
3-strut, moderate aspect ratio hybrid design, Surf/drift win tip design, 2 bridle setting options.


:02 Cabrinha Drifter Features

  • NEW Ceramic Pulley
    Made from Zirconia, the new ceramic pulley provides the ultimate in simplicity, safety and impact resistance with reduced wear characteristics.
    Zirconia (ZrO2 or Zirconium Oxide) is known for its extreme strength and ability to withstand high heats and abrasion, Zirconia is the perfect material for the new Ceramic Pulleys. With no moving parts and built in safety, the new Cabrinha Ceramic Pulley is the next evolutionary step from the Cab Design Works team.


  • Onshore and Offshore Conditions Settings
    Choose between 2 Leading Edge options to optimise performance in a wide spectrum of conditions. The Onshore setting provides a maximum amount of drift and tighter turning. The Offshore setting facilitates better upwind ability allowing for easier cutbacks in offshore wind.


  • Slackline Drift
    The secret behind every Drifter that has become iconic in the industry.  Focus on the wave, while your kite ‘Drifts’ effortlessly down the line.


  • Bomber Construction
    Like with any Cabrinha kite, the Drifter comes packed with features to give you freedom to push your limits, whether in 1 foot or 10 foot waves.


  • Rapid Power Control
    No wave is the same, and the on demand rapid depower and power of the Drifter allows you to stay in the right place, or get to where you need to be.


  • Great Pop for Strapless Freestyle Tricks


  • Fast Power and Depower Response


  • Direct and Responsive Steering Input and Feedback
    Bar input immediately translates into kite adjustment.


  • 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.


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