Ozone Edge V8 Water Relaunchable SLE Kite >>
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The Ozone Edge V8 is at the top of the line when it comes to performance; if you like to go fast and boost massive classic style airs this kite is all about you.
Whether your passion is action packed freeride, big air, foil boarding or racing the Edge delivers high performance in all conditions. A stable yet highly efficient profile yields progressive power delivery and generous boost when you send it. This directly translates to all-round performance on a racecourse allowing you to point higher upwind and lower downwind, all while going faster!
Over the season Ozone have fine-tuned the Edge working on new bridle configurations enhancing the new Edge V8 with a smoother feel on the bar and improved handling characteristics. The Edge V8 is incredibly predictable; learning new big air moves or nailing those foil board and race board tacks has never been easier.
If you like to send it for big air and hang time the Edge packs an awesome punch, putting you higher and for longer than you can imagine. The speed and power are easily converted into height, and its high performance airfoil gives you plenty of fl oat which extends your air time. If you like going really big, then hit a small wave at full speed, send it at the same time and Ozone guarantee you will be higher than you have ever been!
The beauty of the Edge is that anyone can enjoy its performance, not just racers. It is a great light wind kite on a twin tip because of its amazing power generation. You can frequently ride the 9m while other riders are struggling with 12m kites, and as soon as the wind picks up you then have a boost machine!
The Edge high aspect ratio and thin section helps it slice through the air allowing for outstanding upwind performance and speed. Smooth and progressive feel in the bar with direct precise handling adds up to the ultimate ride for anyone performance driven.
This is Ozone's high performer designed to let you rip fast and send you high, the Ozone Edge has a high aspect ratio and super thin leading edge and struts making it very fast and with amazing hangtime. The Ozone Edge also keeps the familiar feel of previous versions with good unhooked ability, great in the gusts and a big wind range. This kite is for the focused kitesurfer.
High aspect ratio 4-line flat kite with One-Pump and 5 struts!
The Ozone Edge’s design keeps within the feel of the Ozone family, with its gust control and huge wind range yet it has the potential to take the rider to the next level and beyond. With the ability to spend more time in the air the rider will have more time to master tricks, hooked in or unhooked. For those interested in full on speed, the Edge will see you reaching that 50 knot barrier.
Ozone Edge Optional Race Control System:
For committed racers, the new Race Control System allows the Edge to be trimmed on the fly while fully powered and in position. The double pulley design enables easy micro power control and adjustment allowing you to hold your line at all times.
Utilising top of the line components and materials the Race Control System is smooth and reliable on the course. Incorporating a double pulley system offers minute trimming on the go, allowing the racer to hike out maintaining maximum power against the fins.
Added benefits on the Race Control System include Ozone's proven Flag Out Safety System with the Megatron Quick Release Chicken loop, offering simple flag out release of the kite. The release exceeds all Kitesurf loading and release EU NORM safety standards.
The Race Control System bar sizes are available in 45cm, 50cm and 55cm as bar only (no lines).
Outlined below are some of the very important design features:
Sizes: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 15, 17 and 19m
For 10 to 25 knots a rider of the following
weight range should use the following size kite:
To ride in more than 25 knots, it’s best to step down one size.
Depower Control Bar
Ozone Edge Contact Control Bar System:
The Contact-Water Control System offers the latest in safety features, a clean control bar design and a simple easy-to-use trimming system.
Push Away Quick Release – The control system features a new Megatron pushaway quick release safety with total flag out of the kite. The release handle is ergonomic with positive release forces (under 8kg) allowing for quick and easy release. Simple re-assembly saves time and gets you back up and riding faster.
Push Away Quick Release:
The control system features our Megatron push-away quick release with total flag out of the kite. The release handle is ergonomic with positive release forces for quick and easy release. Simple re-assembly saves time and gets you back up and riding faster.
Two Safety Modes – The Megatron offers riders a choice of two safety modes, the recommended standard safety or the optional Suicide safety.
Anti-twist 100% Flag Out Line – The flag out line running through the Megatron & safety leash attachment at the bottom keeps the leash tangle free when doing rotations and manually unwinding the centre lines using the Spinning Handle.
Soft Bar Ends with Hide-away Elastic Line Retainers:
Soft bar ends for comfort and are less likely to damage lightly constructed boards. Hide-away elastic line retainers keep wound lines secured.
Stainless Steel Leader Line Pin:
Superior strength is achieved with a Stainless pin running through the bar. This creates an ultra strong and direct connection between the control bar to flying lines.
Low Friction Centre Piece – The control bar features a low friction aluminum centre piece designed to reduce trim line wear.
Auto Positioning Chicken Loop – Designed in conjunction with the bar centre piece, the Megatron spinning handle allows chicken loop auto positioning, offering easy unhooked riding and hooking back in.
Magnetic trim handle system – The Magnetic trim handle connects to a magnetic neoprene sock covering the clam cleat to reduce tangles when the trimmer is depowered.
PU Covered trim line & cast stainless steel de-power ring – The tough PU covered trim significantly reduces wear when sheeting in and out, whilst the smooth running de-power ring also prevents trim line wear.
The Contact-Water Control System bar sizes come in 38cm, 45cm, 50cm and 55cm. The larger size PU chicken loop (sold separately) is perfect for riders with longer arms or for riders wanting even easier hooking in & out.
No compromise for your safety.
Contact Control Bar Sizes:
13m-19m: 55cm Contact Control Bar
The Ozone Instinct Edge is for riders who want hangtime! Colin
As you would expect from Ozone - top quality build, reinforcements in all the right places with the Ozone Instinct Edge having the standard non-return valves.
The new control system is similar to last years with the addition of trimmable brake lines. For previous Instinct owners they can use their current bar systems on these new kites.
The OZONE INSTINCT EDGE is for riders who want hangtime, a fast responsive kite and huge windrange, with low end grunt.
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