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High Tenacity Dacron:
All new Dacron is specifically designed for inflated kite structures. The construction of this material is very warp oriented using ultra high tenacity yarns with an increased thread count to combat elongation in the warp direction under high inflation pressures. Lower elongation makes for a more accurate kite with less deformation while in flight. The Dacron also has a very firm and stable resin finish for a longer lifespan and excellent bias recovery.

 

Sprint: The Sprint™* inflation system is a simple to use feature to quickly inflate your kite to an even pressure. The Sprint™ system uses a single inflation point to connect your high volume, two way Cabrinha pump. As you pump your kite with air, all struts and your leading edge inflate quickly and simultaneously to the desired pressure. The supplied leash pump and threaded valve connection keeps your kite under control even when pumping up directly in the wind.


Once the kite is pumped you can choose to clip off, or isolate the air contained in the struts. This way if you damage a strut while in use, the rest of the kite will continue to maintain its pressure. At the end of the session you can choose to deflate your kite completely by disengaging the strut air clips, or you can keep your struts inflated and put your kite away rolled up so that the next session will take just minutes to set up.

 

Skeletal Frame: Cabrinha kites are designed and built on a Skeletal Frame foundation. By placing the most durable, 160 gsm Dacron
material into a framework that locks in the intended shape.Cabrinha then create the canopy shape and profiles with a light weight yet highly durable 53 gsm polyester woven material.
Built on the durability of the canopy material with a second layer of 53 gsm two-ply material over the high stress strut sections. Cabrinha then layer into the perimeter a 75 gsm, double ripstop
reinforcement material to combat the extreme loads that are
placed on the trailing edge and wing tip areas of the kite. Finally, they complete the kite with details such as molded EVA chafe protectors, robust leading edge protectors, and triple row stitching at the high stress inter-segment seams near the centre of the kite. It is then sealed with a woven nylon ribbon reinforcement on the leading edge closing seam.

 

Dynamic Arc: A dynamic arc allows the kite to have two distinct arc shapes. The kite takes on one shape while flying, and another shape while in resting mode on the water.

The flying shape occurs as soon as the kite gets airborne and the front lines are under tension. The flying shape is the kite’s intended shape which is optimized for the intended usage. The arc shape is held in place by a simple set of bridling.

 


The dynamic arc shape occurs when the kite is not in flight, such as when the kite is resting on the water in relaunch mode. The dynamic arc allows the kite to open its span and orient the wingtips in a position to facilitate a super quick relaunch.

 

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Description

The Cabrinha Apollo is a performance freeride kite designed to pull every bit of power out of the atmosphere and deliver it right into your hands. It is purpose built for kiteboarding, meaning that it has been designed from the ground up specifically for the sport of kiteboarding.

 

The Apollo is the ideal kite for foil boarding where the efficiency of the kite and foil work in perfect harmony.

 

The inflated skeletal frame of the kite sets it apart from a ram air kite in many ways. The skeletal frame provides the structure that keeps the kite design true to its intended shape while in-flight.

 

In gusty winds, the inflated struts drive the kite through turbulence with a minimal amount of deformation. The inflated leading edge structure of the kite introduces the laminar flow of air across the kite’s Pure Profile panels, making it very stable even at low speeds. These inflation properties make the Apollo unbeatable as a light wind performance kite and incredibly accurate as a high wind kite.

 

It also goes without mention that an inflatable kite is much more reliable to relaunch, thereby making the Apollo much safer and much more fun to ride.

 

Features:

 

Wingtip Setting Options: Cabrinha offer multiple tuning options which completely change the way a kite flies. These options allow you to customize the feedback and bar pressure, adjust where the kite sits in the window, and balance the power / de-power range of the kite. Cabrinha highly recommends testing the different settings for yourself to find out what feels the best to you.


A = The lightest bar pressure and lightest steering initiation.
B = Much more feedback, more bar pressure, shortened depower, and more steering impulse to know where the kite is.

 

Power Control: Power Control settings quickly adjust the power level of the kite.

 

Each rear line “pig tail” connector has three power positions which you can connect.

 

The middle position is the factory recommended position.

 

Create more power by connecting the knot closest to the kite or less power by connecting to the knot
closest to the rider.

 

1x Control and Security System: The all new 1x™ control system with is all about connections. Without a doubt the most important piece of kiteboarding equipment is a control system with the ability to securely connect and dis-connect on demand. It shatters the status quo and sets an entirely new standard in design. From its functional form to its ergonomic geometry to its proven handling of security, the QuickLoop Overdrive control system raises the bar to a new untouchable height.

 

The Overdrive provides an amazing level of control with minimum rider effort and input.

 

Overdrive produces virtually no bar pressure while delivering precise control of the steering and power of your kite. Overdrive is so intuitive that it seamlessly provides 2 stages of depower. Interactive Depower on Demand while riding, and an Absolute Depower method to land your kite.

 

Absolute Depower functions similar to a 5th line system, but without the complexity of the unnecessary 5th line. Cabrinha Overdrive 1x equipped kites use only 4 lines for a simple, uncluttered method of control and security. Additionally, the bridle maintains all of the instant relaunch functionality the Cabrinha kites are famous for.

 

Cabrinha Apollo Main Features:

 

  • Podium proven race performance
  • True bow kite optimized for efficiency
  • High speed profiles
  • High aspect ratio for optimum upwind performance
  • Huge wind range
  • Thin bridling with no pulleys on the front lines
  • Light weight construction
  • Rides trim with relatively low rear line tension.
  • IKA registered
  • High Depower
  • Stable and Direct Feel
  • Quicklink Race Depower System
  • Relaunch on Command
  • Light Bar Pressure
  • New Durability Measures
  • Tuning Options
  • SPRINT One-Pump System
  • Improved Airlock Airflow


Relaunch on command:

The Apollo's relaunch capability is so easy that your hands never have to leave the control system. By simply pointing the end of the control system towards the kite, the wing tip will rise off of the water and launch the kite into the sky. Unlike other relaunch methods, The Apollo allows you to decide when to launch the kite and which direction it goes into the air. Its simple and it keeps the control in your hands where it should be.

 

Two of the elements credited for the 2018 Apollo’s amazing relaunch are: The curved shape of the leading edge and the sqaured off wing tips. Together they allow the kite to “unstick” by reducing contact to the water or snow when the leading edge is face down. The constant curvature of the leading edge allows the kite to easily roll onto a wing tip and lift off the water.

 

The kite bridle is also responsible for allowing you to choose the direction you would like to launch the kite. This clearly puts the Velcity in a class of its own amongst a sea of hybrid kites which don’t allow this function. This important function becomes an added safety feature when your kite is sitting next to an obstacle like rocks, a pier, other riders or swimmers.

 

For example: if you want to lift the right facing wing tip just point the right side of the control system directly at the kite and hold until the wing tip rises off of the water. When the kite launches you can easily control how fast or how slow you’d like it to fly.

 

If you want to speed up the relaunch process you can always just grab a leader line instead, flip the kite on its side and shoot it up into the sky. The Apollo’s easy relaunch sets a new standard in kite control. Simple. Fast. And at your command.

 

The feature packed 2018 Apollo comes standard with: Sprint. Cabrinha's single point inflation system. You can easily inflate the kite by connecting the pump to a single valve.

 

If you are looking for an all round freeride kite that will perform in a wide variety of conditions and riding styles. One with an industry leading relaunch system, look no further than the Apollo kite from Cabrinha.

The Apollo kite from Cabrinha. Kitesurfing has never been easier.

 

The Cabrinha Apollo wraps all of these features into one kite to deliver:

 

  • Absolute and total control of the power of your kite.
  • The widest wind range of any kite on the market.
  • More power per square meter than a classic arc kite.
  • Incredible hang time.
  • The highest level of security.
  • A relaunch feature that does not require a 5th line or any wing tip tension fittings.

 

Instant Relaunch:
The Apollo has a built-in relaunch function. When the kite is leading edge down on the water or snow, just pull on either the left or right leader line to choose which direction you would like to launch the kite. The wingtip will rise out of the water. You can then choose to hot launch the kite from the bottom of the window or you can put the kite in a side launch position at the edge of the window for a slower relaunch.

 

Cabrinha Drifter IDS Water Relaunchable LEI Water Relaunch

 

Keep in mind that this technique works best when most of your forward movement is stopped. If you have your board with you, put your feet in the straps, and sit upright with your board in front of you to slow or stop all of your forward movement. This will keep tension on the lines. Do not swim towards the kite as you would with a classic kite relaunch method.



Bar pressure: The Apollo’s bar pressure is virtually non existent. Because the Apollo comes complete with Cabrinha's Overdrive 1x control system without pulleys, they have been able to eliminate most of the bar pressure while retaining all of the performance of a bow kite.

 

Features:

 

  • Most efficiency to size ratio
  • New High Tenacity Dacron enhances the arc stability
  • Fast flying performance
  • Excellent hang time
  • Optimize efficiency
  • High aspect ratio for optimum upwind performance
  • Huge wind range
  • Excellent lift to aid in tacking and jibing manouvres

The Kite Only Package includes:

 

  • Cabrinha Apollo Kite
  • Expanding Bag
  • Large Pump
  • Repair Kit
  • Cinch Strap

The Complete Package includes:

 

  • Cabrinha Apollo Kite
  • Expanding Bag
  • Large Pump
  • Repair Kit
  • Cinch Strap
  • 22m Flying Lines
  • Overdrive 1x Recoil or Trimlite with Quickloop or Fireball Control Bar
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Wind Range

Cabrinha Apollo Wind Range:
Cabrinha Vector Kite Selector

 

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Depower Control Bar

Riders of all levels, from pros to newcomers, will all gain substantial advantages from the new Cabrinha Apollo Overdrive 1x Quickoop with Recoil System. The Overdrive 1x is equipped to take advantage of the new System features. With Overdrive 1x you now have complete control of your kite whether it is flying powered up, or resting completely depowered on the water or land.

 

Cabrinha Overdrive Control Bar

The 1X Overdrive Control System with the TrimLite Cleat™ has the premium adjustable bar ends with our quick and easy QuickLoop™ opening harness loop. QuickLoop’s defining feature is its extremely simple use of our 1X security system.

 

Upon activation of 1X’s single line flagging system the power of a kite is immediately killed and it will rest motionless on the water or land. The overdrive feature allows you to expand the length of the bar 8cm with a simple adjustment to increase your turning speed, while our new compact stainless steel TrimLite Cleat™ allows precise and positive trim adjustment.

 

Soft Bar Ends:

The Overdrive 1x is the only bar on the market with soft EVA multifunction ends. The EVA ends create a seamless transition from the center of the grip all the way to the ergonomic, protective ends. This provides added comfort when doing aggressive turns at the ends of the bar. The ergonomic geometry of the bar ends also serve as line winders to adequately manage your line set.

 

Lower Pivot Point:
The soft EVA ends have also allowed Cabrinha to lower the pivot point of the steering lines right down to the bar. This reduces the turning impulse required to steer your kite.

 

Floatation:
The EVA bar ends have sufficient buoyancy to float the control bar and lines, allowing Cabrinha to eliminate the cumbersome external floats for an even more streamline, uncluttered look and feel.

 

No Pulleys:
The new Overdrive 1x control system is completely void of any pulleys. The IDS equipped kites all work on a direct 1:1 method of control. This produces virtually no bar pressure, and leaves the bar free of added lines and pulleys.

 

Proven Quick Release:


Industry leading Quick Release. Safety is an integral part of the Cabrinha design culture. This is why they have used the same quick release method for three years running. Their quick release has very little moving parts and is not susceptible to salt or sand.

 

Cabrinha do not make their Quick Release perform any other function than to “Quickly Release”. It is easy to activate with a right or left hand, whether the kite has power or not. It’s simple. Time tested. Proven.

 

If at anytime during the Absolute Depower process (after the main QR has been activated) you need to completely separate yourself from your kite, you can pull the secondary QR where the landing line attaches to the harness loop.

 

Depower on Demand - 1st Stage:

Cabrinha Drifter Control System

 

Depower on demand allows the rider to interactively power and depower the kite. By pushing the control bar away from the rider the kite depowers. When the bar is near its stopping point, the kite will depower and immediately begin to fall from the sky. It will land on the water or land with very little power or pull on the rider.

 

Cabrinha Drifter Control System

 

Absolute Depower - 2nd Stage:

By activating Absolute Depower, the kite will flip onto its back and diffuse any remaining power left in the kite. This is especially useful when self landing a kite on the water or land.

 

Cabrinha Drifter Control System

 

 

Cabrinha Drifter Control System

 

Cabrinha Drifter Control System

 

Advanced Depower System:
One of the features responsible for the Apollo's incredible depowering capabilities is it’s 1-2-1 pulley system on the rear lines. This allows the rider to achieve twice the depower for the same amount of distance the bar travels as a normal control system.



Cabrinha Drifter Control System

 

Secure Release Harness Loop
The new quick release is a simple and effective way to separate the rider from the kite. The spring loaded action keeps the QR engaged until manual activation is needed. Since activation of the QR will separate the rider from the kite, it is only recommended when separation from the kite is absolutely necessary.




Cabrinha Drifter Control System

Relaunch Assist:
The Apollo's unique bridle allows the rider to perform a water relaunch by simply pulling on the left or right rear lines. The wingtip will rise out of the water and allow the rider to position the kite into a more secure side launch position. This is all possible without the use of a 5th line or additional wing tip fittings.

 


 
Cabrinha Drifter IDS Control System

Relaunch Assist:
The Apollo's unique bridle allows the rider to perform a water relaunch by simply pulling on the left or right rear lines. The wingtip will rise out of the water and allow the rider to position the kite into a more secure side launch position. This is all possible without the use of a 5th line or additional wing tip fittings.

 

Cabrinha Apollo Overdrive 1x Control Bar
Size
Control Bar Size
5.0
48-56cm Overdrive 1x
6.0
48-56cm Overdrive 1x
7.0
48-56cm Overdrive 1x
8.0
48-56cm Overdrive 1x
9.0
48-56cm Overdrive 1x
10.0
48-56cm Overdrive 1x
12.0
48-56cm Overdrive 1x
14.0
48-56cm Overdrive 1x
16.0
48-56cm Overdrive 1x

 

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