2017 Slingshot Wave SST Kite

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Now: $599.00
Was: $1,299.00

Description

2017 Slingshot Wave SST Kitesurfing Kite

Video | TechnologyWind Range | Performance Profile 

Please Note: Kite color availability is subject to change. If you have a color preference, please contact us at 800-622-4655 to verify color availability.

Current discount and availability

Size Retail MSRP Current Sale Discount
8m $1249  $599 52% off
9m $1299  $599 54% off

Slingshot’s most recently created kite model, the Wave SST is an agile, easily drifted kite that was created with kitesurfing in mind. It received immediate success in the surfing market. Interestingly enough, the kite has been immensely popular amongst the foiling crowd for its versatile, easy to control flying pattern and readily accessible power. The Wave was definitely designed to be rapidly turned and easily controlled - the sizes only run from 4m to 12m. If you need a kite for playing in the waves or foiling, this is the kite for you.

What Slingshot has to say about the 2017 Wave SST

When we introduced the WAVE SST last year, we received immediate and overwhelmingly positive feedback from advanced kite surfers around the world. The WAVE SST is amazing, people said, it tracks magically downwind, turns on a dime and maintains a responsive feel even when fully sheeted out.  These are the most sought-after characteristics of a surf-specific kite, and the 2017 WAVE SST is packed with the same great features that made it an instant hit.  After a year in the market, we also discovered foilers were gravitating to this kite for freeriding. Performance traits found in a good wave kite are also sought out by people who know freeride foiling. For 2017 we’re releasing more sizes to include a full range (4-10 meter and 12 meter) so kiters can set themselves up with the perfect quiver.

You will love the WAVE SST if you’re a dedicated kitesurfer, foiler or directional rider looking for a kite with unrivaled stability, serious downwind drift and unbelievable turning characteristics throughout the power zone.

Video Overview

Slingshot Technology

Bomber Slingshot construction

Have unrivaled confidence in your gear, and in your investment, with bombproof Slingshot construction: Slingshot coined the term Surf-Tough more than a decade ago, and today we take pride in our reputation for building the most durable kites on the market. Slingshot’s bombproof durability gives riders the trust and confidence they need to push themselves, and their gear, to new limits. As an investment, due to superior construction and durability, Slingshot kites hold up exceptionally well over time and have a high resale value. Slingshot designer Tony Logosz has defined quality kite design and innovation since day-one by. Most major construction techniques popular today started with Slingshot.

Split Strut

Invented by Slingshot and adopted as the industry gold standard in canopy construction, Split Strut design integrates the kite’s struts into the structure of the canopy. This results a stronger, more stable and more durable canopy. SplitStrut enhances power under heavy load and creates superior efficiency and rigidity in the overall frame.

One-Pump

Slingshot patented the One-Pump system years ago, and today the innovation can be found on almost every kite on the market. The One Pump Speed System makes inflating your kite quick and easy; simply attach your hose and pump your entire kite from one convenient valve. Deflating is just as easy. This might not seem like a big deal, but if you’ve ever had to inflate and deflate your leading edge and all your struts individually, you know how nice it really is. 

Wind Range*

Kite Size Windrange (KN) Bar Size
4 M 29 - 40+ 17" or 20"
5 M 27 - 38 17" or 20"
6 M 24 - 36 17" or 20"
7 M 22 - 33 17" or 20"
8 M 19 -31 20"
9 M 17 -28 20"
10 M 15 - 26 20"
12 M 9 -21 20" or 23"

*Based on 175 lbs - 80 kg rider

Slingshot Performance Profile*

Upwind Ability                    
Hangtime                    
Depower                    
Surf Performance                    
Powered Loops                    
Low-End Power                    
Boost                    
Relaunch                    
Downwind Drift                    
Unhooked Pop                    
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