Kiteboarding is a growing sport that offers a unique experience for adrenaline seekers and water enthusiasts. With the increasing popularity of the sport, there are many brands that produce kiteboarding equipment and accessories. In this article, we list some of the top kiteboarding brands in the industry.
- North Kiteboarding
- Best Kiteboarding
- Ocean Rodeo
- RRD (Roberto Ricci Designs)
- Spleene Kiteboarding
- Switch Kites
Founded and driven in Maui, Hawaii Cabrinha Kites produces kitesurfing equipment for water sports adventure seekers. The Design Team’s approach to innovation has been the driving force behind our development philosophy, keeping the brand technically and culturally connected to our customers. After joining forces with Neil Pryde in 2000, Cabrinha benefited greatly from the Pryde Group’s rich history of producing yacht and windsurfing sails.
Over the years, Cabrinha has lead the industry in innovation, performance, and safety. With a distribution network in over 70 countries worldwide we focus on customer service and satisfaction. Producing products powered by a 100% renewable source (the wind), we continue to be socially connected to like minded people who enjoy the water, are protective of the planet and are stewards of the ocean.
The North brand started in 1957 when Olympic gold medallist and trained engineer, Lowell North, sought to change the world of sailing through precision technology. North pioneered advanced computer modelling in the design and manufacture processes.
North Kiteboarding and North Foiling are part of North Actionsports Group, owned by North Technology Group. Our Brand and Product Development team are based in New Zealand, home of the America’s Cup and an R&D playground exposed to wind and swell from all directions.
Duotone is a brand that is known for its high-quality and innovative kiteboarding equipment. They offer a wide range of kites, boards, and accessories that are suitable for all riding styles. They are known for their excellent handling, stability, and power. They also offer a wide range of boards that are suitable for freeriding, freestyling, and wave riding.
Over 20 years our company has earned a reputation for providing the highest standards of quality and performance in watersports products. Based at one of Europe’s watersports hotspots – the island of Fehmarn in Germany – we find perfect conditions to test and develop gear right on our doorstep, before products are put through their final test in the hands of the international pro team at the most demanding spots in the world. A variety of exclusive materials and elaborate production processes ensure a special riding experience reserved only for CORE riders.
Naish, based in Hawaii, founded by Robby Naish, the brand offers a wide range of kites, boards, and accessories.
Shinn is the creation of multiple time World Kiteboarding Champion Mark Shinn.
A product of the first Generation of kiteboarding Mark was at the front of multiple styles and riding discipline changes with the constant shifts building and enhancing his feel and expectations of what his equipment should be capable of.
Born upon his retirement from competitive riding, Shinn represents a passion for the creation of extremely high quality, innovative kiteboards and more recently Hydrofoils. We pride ourselves with an almost obsessive attention to detail with a never ending goal of improving performance and usability at the same time.
Foil kite pioneers – FLYSURFER enters the market in 2001 with three product lines. These initial kite lines are defined by revolutionary, patented innovations including a self-filling system with effective air intake valves, a depower system through profile adjustment, as well as an automatic relaunch. Additionally, the MASTAIR high-performance wing is offered in a 16-square-meter size, showing the industry right from the beginning where the FLYSURFER technology really shines: in light wind conditions.
F-One is a French brand that produces high-quality kiteboarding equipment. Founded by Raphaël Salles, the brand offers a wide range of kites, boards, and accessories.
Slingshot is an American brand that produces high-quality kiteboarding equipment. Founded by Tony Logosz, the brand offers a wide range of kites, boards, and accessories.
Ozone is a brand that manufactures high-quality kiteboarding equipment. They offer a wide range of kites, boards, and accessories. The brand offers a variety of kites: inflatable and foil.
Best Kiteboarding was launched in 2003, driven by our love for kiteboarding. Our desire is to create the best possible gear for every rider in the world.
Airush offers a wide range kites, boards, and accessories.
Crazyfly offers a wide range kites, boards, and accessories.
Ocean Rodeo offers a wide range kites, boards, and accessories.
RRD (Roberto Ricci Designs)
RRD offers a wide range kites, boards, and accessories.
Spleene Kiteboarding offers a wide range kites, boards, and accessories.
Switch Kites offers a wide range kites, boards, and accessories.
Switch was founded by a group of dedicated water sports enthusiasts. Talented both on and off the water the group set out on a mission to revolutionize the kiteboarding world by making the sport ‘accessible to all’.
Kevin Langeree and Damien Girardin fuse their talents to launch Reedin kites.