Solid and reliable, the Slingshot 2015 Rally 10M kiteboarding kite has a big wind range and while you can ride it in a variety of conditions it’s also great for riding the waves. It’s a sturdy, well-built kite that also boosts big air. And this new (2015 model) is a great deal and comes with a new 2016 20″ Slingshot Compstick control bar and lines.
The kite has plenty of reinforcements in the stress areas (so it won’t feel the lightest but it’s tough) and for 2015 Slingshot improved the protection of the trailing edge. Whether you’re sheeted in or out the kite is very responsive and provides a constant feel. It also easily depowers.
If you like to jump you’ll love the lofty hang-time you’ll get with the Slingshot Rally. And if you’re learning how to kite loop you’ll like the Rally too since it loops quickly.
Slingshot has been making kites since 1999 and knows what it’s doing. The Rally’s Reflex Wing Tips provide powerful, carving turns. The wing tips also provide three flying line settings letting you create more or less pull to adjust for wind conditions or how you want to ride. The shaped trailing edge reduces flutter and helps to keep the canopy stable. And with no pulleys on the bridle the kite provides enhanced responsiveness.
The Rally provides excellent stability in the sky and beginners will like its smooth handling. And with its predictable performance beginners should see a fast progression in their riding skills. Advanced kiters will also like the Slingshot Rally. And this new (2015 Slingshot Rally kiteboarding kite) is a great deal and comes with a new 2016 20″ Slingshot Compstick control bar and lines.