North Rebel 2013
Atlast we have images of the new North 2013 Vegas which is available to order now from us in all size and colours The new Rebel has had some dramatic improvments such as wider tips additional strength and lightweight materials to aide with more even load bearing and to redice weight. The new 2013 also featues a design that increased speed making it even more ideal as a cross over race kite for the masses. Five struts remain to give the Rebel its huge boost, unmatched freeside speed and smooth ride in gusty and high winds. North however has modified the 1/4 struts making them even ligher. Now the Rebel has the weight of a three strut kite but with the remaining benefits of a five strut kite. Theleading edge remains the same size again to maintain its stable charactheristis even thos rigidity has been greatly inproved.
The North Rebel is one of the most established kite on the market, being around since 2007, it has transformed the way we kitesurf bridging a gap between practicality and performance. Norths Rebel kite, features a bridleless design on an SLE kite, No other brand has don’t this. It gives the Rebel a Unique feel, with the flexibility of being able to perform in any discipline, freestyle, freeride or waves. It features huge lift and s softer bar feel and quicker less powerful turn than a Vegas. In addition, It also has a huge wind range thanks to its great depower-ability and bridleless 5th line set up. The bar used is North’s own 5th line Trust bar, which is probably the most advanced bar on the market featuring exceptional quality and design.
The best years of the Rebel have been the last two years which have seen the introduction of the d2 canopy material making it even more durable. 2011/2012 are exceptional kites with all niggles and faults of previous generations ironed out. The Rebel is one of the most popular selling kites in the world. You really cant go wrong with this if you after a kite that will do everything, and provide real versatility as your kitesurfing develops.
Resale value is also very high. The is due to high demand and build quality. It’s a kite for the masses. Personally if you are into freestyle more than any other discipline the Vegas is a better option, but for waves, freeride and to keep your quiver small. The Rebel is unbeatable