2021 Duotone Jaime SLS Kiteboard
2021 Duotone Jaime SLS Kiteboard
Sizes: 133cm / 136cm / 139cm / 142cm
How do you make the best even better? Take one of the most popular kiteboards on the planet and give it the SLS tuning treatment - strong, light, superior!
The legendary Jaime gets the ultimate SLS performance boost and is the pinnacle of Twintip development, being the first ever Twintip of the SLS class and a technology leader in the industry.
The new construction with Innegra, has significantly enhanced the performance of the Jaime SLS. The key components of Innegra are its strength and stiffness, as well as its ability to eliminate vibrations. Overall, this delivers easier and more precise upwind capabilities, carving, loading up for a jump, holding the edge and timing of release.
The kitesurfing board that defined a generation and more, the Jaime has an iconic status within the sport and to make it even better for 2021 the designers have stepped it up with the SLS Innegra treatment. This brings the Jaime SLS right to the very pinnacle of kiteboarding construction and creates a medium to stiff flex that gives the board incredible levels of pop and control at high speeds.
In addition to the new Light Base material, the high-performance Innegra and 45° Biax Carbon are a guarantee for low weight. Innegra combines the explosiveness of Carbon with the dampening abilities and comfort Innegra lightweight spread tow fabric provides. The Double Diffusor Base and Absorption Flex Tips ensure landings are smooth, even from the biggest of moves.
Aimed at the rider looking for a freestyle board that can perform at the very highest levels, yet still offer a forgiving ride, the Jaime SLS is the board that will take your riding to the next level. Don't let your equipment hold you back; packed with performance and high-end materials, the new Jaime SLS is the perfect partner for your kitesurfing adventures and a mind-blowing new experience.
WHAT'S NEW FOR 2021
- Textreme Innegra: The guarantee for lightweight, responsiveness and perfect dampening abilities.
- Smooth dampening: Due to a Double Diffusor Bottom, the board feels constantly connected and very comfortable in chop.
- Explosive pop: Good, predictable pop due to Biax Carbon.
- 15% stronger sliders
- Combinaton of Textreme and Innegra absorbs the chop, which gives you cleaner, more aggressive edging
- Pop ability added by 45° Biax Carbon
- Due to the grip of the Quad Channels, take-offs are easy
- Soft landings are provided by the Double Diffusor Bottom
Innegra SLS Twintips: Due to Innegra, SLS Twintips are very light, incredible durable, noticeable smoother and more responsive than any other Twintip. Added performance and durability without adding weight, the lightweight fibre Innegra makes it possible! All SLS boards offer incredible dampening performance, are absolutely smooth in chop, allowing a cleaner edging and resulting in less knee and back fatigue. SLS Twintips are equipped with very controlled and explosive pop due to less vibration compared to normal carbon boards.
Torsion Flex: The special shape of the 3D cap allows torsion of the long axis of the board. This gives them more grip on the heel-side edge, rich and smooth landings, a direct drive and better upwind performance. Invented by Duotone.
Grab Rails: Grab Rails for easier board off manoeuvres and comfortable general riding.
Medium Flex: The Medium Flex boards combine competition performance with every day comfort. Precise adjusted materials offer control, power and comfort in just the right way to feel good in every possible riding condition.
Absorption Flex Tips: Based on a unique new construction of the board in the tip area, the scoop rocker line ensures better response to changing situations. In underpowered riding, the board remains flat for fast planing. In overpowered riding, the scoop bends and provides for an increased level of control and stability. The flex tips absorb shocks and enable soft landings.
Double Diffusor Bottom: The Double Diffusor breaks the water's surface and delivers a precise, connected feedback. It also provides good control in all conditions with a sporty character for everyday use. The Double Diffusor allows for harder flex patterns to be used within the board without the loss of comfort. The harder flex delivers better pop making it a winning combination. By breaking the water's surface when landing, the Double Diffusor delivers fluidity and instant planing of the board. This ensures control and comfort when landing, no matter how fast you're going.
WHAT MAKES TEXTREME INNEGRA SO SPECIAL?
The mix of Carbon and Innegra makes the construction of the Duotone SLS Twintip series absolutely unique. Innegra itself is a high performance fiber used in composite and textile applications which can be converted into many different reinforcements in Twintip design, offering smooth dampening and enhanced breaking resistance.
Combined with carbon you get a lightweight, but durable board offering incredible pop and precise feedback. This material combination produces exceptional Freeride, Freestyle and Wakestyle Twintips that feel just at home at your local spot or in a final heat on the GKA Freestyle Tour.
HOW DOES THIS TRANSLATE INTO THE 2021 SLS LINE OF TWINTIPS?
Textreme Innegra combined with our different layups and new shapes, offers the desired option for every discipline in kiteboarding. Whether riding at your local spot or shredding the final heat of the GKA Freestyle Tour, the fine-tuned abilities of Textreme Innegra has a reaction to every action that will further your progression and enhance every session.
Strong, Light, Superior
Addicted to Progression and Innovation
What Duotone has to say about SLS
This season we're taking our innovative drive to higher grounds; we proudly introduce SLS - Strong Light Superior. Since 2001, we have made it our mission to make the best kiteboarding equipment to guarantee that every single one of your sessions is the best. We created many groundbreaking innovations like the Click Bar, Textreme Technologies and Trinity TX. Now it's the time for SLS.
Whenever you see the SLS logo on a product, you'll know, we put it there for a reason. SLS products are equipped with the newest, most innovative and simply best materials available for kiteboarding. This is the gear we want to ride, tuned to the millimeter over countless hours. Just so that we are 100% satisfied, to know that we're offering the greatest experience you could ever have with your gear. This is our magic collection which makes us smile just thinking about it and leaves butterflies in our stomachs, even after we've packed up and headed home for the day.
DUOTONE SLS PHILOSOPHY
WE ARE DUOTONE.
We are Ken, Kite Designer. We are Elsa, Product Manager. We are Patrick, Marketing Manager. We are the designer agonizing over the drawing table. We are the manufacturer checking specs. We are the shaper glassing into the night. We have always strived to create the best gear for the most riders.
But when we're not working, we're playing. And sometimes we want to build gear just for us. When we're on the water we don't care about excel lists, market analysis, or productivity levels. On the water the only metric is performance. We want the absolute best kite gear that technology, materials, and design can produce. Bar none.
If you are like us: always pushing yourself and your gear to the edge, pushing past that point, redefining what is possible and still demanding more; more from yourself and more from your gear: If you are one of us, we have something to show you:
This is SLS.
SLS is more than Strong. SLS is more than Light. SLS is more than Superior.
SLS marks a change in thinking. Forget case studies and hitting price points. Stop measuring what the masses want. Design something for those who will sacrifice nothing for the ultimate performance.
SLS is truly the apex of what is possible today. Using materials both stronger and lighter than those previously available, we are proud that any product bearing the SLS monogram truly is superior to anything else available.
SLS is not about creating the most accessible gear, maximizing sales or creating turnover. SLS is about creating the dream gear for those who, like us, appreciate gear that enables them to redefine what they are capable of.
We are Duotone. We work. We play. Hard. SLS defines the point at which those two drives meet. Where expectations of what is possible are met by what we can achieve. SLS is where your dreams meet our reality.
SLS represents another dimension of innovation, product design and quality. A concept focused on the newest, most innovative materials, our SLS products are the pinnacle of visionary constructed solutions and performance driven engineering in kiteboarding.