The Turbine is one of the most popular kites on the market and a marquee kite in REAL's Lesson Center for light wind kiteboarding.
The 2016 Turbine redefines the meaning of light-wind kiting. With its Open Delta C profile, five-point cascading bridle system, mini-strut technology and optimized aspect ratio and leading edge diameter, the 2016 Turbine will not only get you out kiting in winds as low as five knots, but you’ll have a blast doing it. This combination of critical design characteristics favors ultimate efficiency and optimized control and handling, giving the Turbine its renowned low-end power and grunt while maintaining the turning speed and efficiency that makes it the king of light-wind performance. Back by popular demand for 2016, the Turbine is offered in two sizes- 15 and 17 meter- to give riders the freedom and flexibility to fine tune their light-wind weapon of choice. The 15 meter is designed for lighter or more efficient riders, surfboard riders, foilers and slightly stronger winds, while the 17 meter has the ultimate low-end range and a bit more power.
• Open Delta C
Blends the C kite performance traits of raw power and direct feel, with the latest advancements in 4 line Delta technology. Resulting in maximized wind range, excellent upwindability, and big hang time, plus quick re-launch, and easy depower for safety.
• Connect Forward
Steering lines are connected directly to the forward “sweet spot” geometry of the kite. Now with three settings to micro-tune your bar pressure and turning speed preference.
• One Pump Speed System
Faster, easier, hassle-free inflation and deflation.
• Splitstrut Integration
Splitstrut integrates the strut and canopy into one rigid wing creating a lighter, stable and more durable kite.
• Tri-Tech Protection
Ballistic Kevlar, Mark Cloth, and Neoprene- Individual scuff guards, strategically placed.
• Surf Tough Seams
minimizing and containing canopy tears with improved, reinforced trailing edge durability.
• Diamond Leech Trailing Edge
Reduces flutter and aids canopy stability to maximize efficiency while still allowing the trailing edge to open and flex.
• Pulley-Less Bridle Configuration
Direct feel and precise control, with no lag time, delivers enhanced
responsiveness and unmatched
upwind performance. No pulley