Duotone

2019 Duotone Evo Kite

$1,191.00$1,489.95
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  • 2019 Duotone Evo Kite
  • 2019 Duotone Evo Kite
  • 2019 Duotone Evo Kite
  • 2019 Duotone Evo Kite
  • 2019 Duotone Evo Kite
  • 2019 Duotone Evo Kite
  • 2019 Duotone Evo Kite
  • 2019 Duotone Evo Kite
  • 2019 Duotone Evo Kite
  • 2019 Duotone Evo Kite
  • 2019 Duotone Evo Kite

Duotone

2019 Duotone Evo Kite

$1,191.00$1,489.95
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$1,191.00$1,489.95

Our best selling kite at Best Pro Kiteboarding in 2018 has done it once again and blown us away with its performance no matter what we throw at it in 2019! This year our team has noticed improvements in the kites turning speed and direct feel. With the increase in size of the leading edge found in the wingtips has given the kite a more direct feel and a faster turning looping kite. For 2019 we also noticed a change to a slightly higher aspect in shape. This has helped the kite go more vertical in jumps while having easy sheet and go for someone just starting out. A personal favorite at the shop and our best seller! With any questions please give our shop a ring at 941-780-5744 we'd love to tell you why this kite keeps making our sessions better and better!

 

The Evo is the best all rounder with an incredible wind range, precise power delivery, amazing stability and responsive handling, making it the choice for any type of conditions or riding style. The EVO was a real standout kite of last year; completely redesigned on three struts, it is now a dedicated three-strut all-rounder that impressed everyone who flew it. With incredible hangtime and massive boosting capabilities, it became one of Duotone’s most popular kites. The EVO is a delta-shaped kite designed to offer fantastic upwind performance and huge jumps. It has a dynamic turn that lends itself well to playing in the waves, and the kite is perfect for those riders looking to try their first freestyle moves too. It doesn’t matter what your style is on the water; the EVO is truly capable of handling it all. The structural stiffness of the smaller sizes has been enhanced, making them rock solid even in gusty and strong winds. Reduced bar pressure makes the kite easy to fly and very forgiving, appealing to a lot of riders across the ability spectrum. Sheet and go handling further enhances the rider experience, meaning the incredible performance of the EVO is available to everyone. If your riding isn’t confined to a particular discipline and you like to keep your options open for freestyle, g  big air and waves, then you need the EVOlution!

Features and Benefits

  • Best All-Arounder of the Range - An asy jumper with massive sheet-and-go qualities, offering huge depower, powerful lift and a massive hang time. It's the most accessible kite for all type of riders. 
  • Easy Water Relaunch - The relaunch is very fast and easy. Thanks to the delta design the kite doesn't stick to the water. 
  • Powerful Lift and Huge Hangtime - Perfect for freeride performance with explosive powerful lift as well as long hangtime.
  • Delta Kite - The most comfortable design with a very smooth kite profile. Upwind ability is unmatched and steering performance is very forgiving. 
  • Three-Strut Design - A lighter kite boosts agility and increases responsiveness, turning is fast and the feeling at the bar is very predictable and responsive. 
  • 4 or 5-Line Setup - You can choose the best setup, depending on your preference and riding style. The 5th line makes it easier to relaunch.

Technology

Heavy Duty Leading Edge Closing System

The leading edges of all kites are extremely durable due to a special heavy duty closing seam. The Dacron material at the leading edge is reinforced with a self sticky Insignia Tape and double stitched additionally. The Heavy Duty Leading Edge Closing Seam is resistant to very high tensions and diagonal forces.

Fusion Strut

This construction allows for a controlled distribution of forces between strut and leading edge. Struts are 100% connected to the leading edge with a flexible Dyneema line, which promotes higher canopy tension and a clean profile.

Self Rescue Handles

The self-rescue handles on the inside of the wingtips can be easily found in case of an offshore break down. They provide a good, comfortable grip while sailing back to the shore during a self-rescue manoeuvre.

Anti Snag

The Anti Snag webbing is preventing the lines from tangling around the tip of the kite. Waterstarts are made easier and safety is increased.

Kook Proof Connectors

The kook proof line connection points prevent accidents by guaranteeing that you cannot accidentally connect your lines incorrectly when rigging your kite.

Double-V Pigtails

These pigtails distribute the load of the line connections to the kite, minimizing the risk of fatigue, making the kite less prone to distortion and helps it to steer more smoothly.

Trailing Edge Force Control

The Trailing Edge Force Control is responsible for the smooth power distribution between the different materials of the kite, forcing the tensions in the right directions. Since 2013 the waves are higher and wider to eliminate stress points between the Dacron Trailing Edge and the Trinity TX Canopy material. This change in construction reduces fluttering marks and ensures that the material is not wearing out.

Load Distribution Panels

As kite geometry improves, the canopy must continue to resist increasing forces. To spread these forces, Load-Distribution-Panels are used, holding the kite’s shape even under the most extreme loads. In practice this gives a smoother and more consistent performance from the kite in any riding situation.

Trinity TX

Teijin is the world’s leading supplier of polyester fabrics and sail materials to marine sports. The combined creative power of Duotone saw the formulation of TRINITY TX. Exclusive to Duotone, TRINITY TX is a 3x2 canopy material, which has proven to be far superior to other canopy materials in terms of durability and dynamic performance.

The 3x2 yarn combination has proven to be the best solution in performance as well as durability, overall superior to any 2x2 or 4x4 yarn solutions. TRINITY TX. Made to stand the test of time.

Wind Range*

Size MPH Recommended Line Length
4 M 25 - 43 25 - 43
5 M 23 - 41 23 - 41
6 M 21 - 40 21 - 40
7 M 19 - 37 19 - 37
8 M 17 - 35 17 - 35
9 M 15 - 33 15 - 33
10 M 13 - 31  13 - 31
11 M 12 - 28 12 - 28
12 M 11 - 26 11 - 26
13 M 10 - 24 10 - 24
14 M 09 - 22 9 - 22
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