The WS Series kite is a true surf wing. It will boost your performance on these rare epic days, and help you to get the most out of those many semi-perfect days. Its dynamic yet smooth flying features make it the preferred choice of wave addicts and foil riders, as it also has incredible freeride traits. The WS is the kite Eleveight CEO and designer Peter Stiewe rides when slicing through the faces of Portuguese slabs, dropping into South African wedges or hitting the lips of Brazilian walls. Its performance was proven when setting the world record for the biggest wave ever kitesurfed. And it only got better since then.
The kite combines light bar pressure, direct pivotal turning characteristics, and a very gentle power generation. Hence you can whip it around without being ripped from your board. It is easy to transfer the kites force into your cutbacks or effortlessly carve on the wave’s face, always staying in full control.
The wing has an unmatched downwind drift. It lazily drifts along while you concentrate on surfing the wave. After each wave, you will enjoy its exceptional upwind performance, taking you back to the peak in no time.
On flat days, you will experience its amazing freeride and foiling capabilities. The WS is a low-end machine and will extend your skill potential no matter which style you ride.
The third generation is equipped with our innovative five-point bridle set-up for enhanced stability and comes with a redefined flattened arc that improves the low-end strength while optimizing the power generation in tight turns. Further refinements include the increased sweep, stronger seams and an upgrade to the latest leading edge material made by renowned Teijin in Japan. The built quality is truly outstanding.
Launching the WS is your ticket to the green room.
- Three Strut Open-C Hybrid design
- High-performance kite for wave, freeride and foil kiting
- Rapid and direct pivot turning characteristics
- Stable downwind drift for carefree surfing
- Medium aspect ratio for huge wind range and low end
- Light bar pressure for single hand control
- New bridle system with added trim option for customized performance
- Superior materials like X4 canopy and XT cloth made by Techno Force™
E/8 TRUSTED QUALITY
Eleveight kites are built with innovative and quality workmanship. Details are strategically designed for long lasting durability, while keeping the kite light and agile.
Discover our kite structure :
Teijin Techno Force™ - X4 Ripstop canopy
The superior X4 Ripstop canopy is strong and tear resistant. It is made by Teijin Techno Force™ in Japan and guarantees lasting performance.
The large diameter of the valve and strut connectors ensures easy and fast inflation and deflation of your kite.
Strut Force Distribution
Double strut head reinforcement for a solid and robust kite frame.
The short bridle setup with only one wingtip pulley enhances the kite’s agility and the direct bar feeling while reducing the risk of catching the wingtip.
3D Bridle Deflector
Redesigned 3D bridle deflector with structural reinforcement covering the closing seam, decreasing the possibility of bridle wraps.
Strategic Dacron canopy reinforcements to eliminate canopy wear and tear including pin holes caused by the valves.
German made PU Bladder Material
The lightest and most durable bladder material on the market. Quality made in Germany.
Avoid mixing up lines with the kook proof front- and backline connection points.
Trim the kite’s flying behavior to suit your needs. Simply switch between backline trim options with the pull-to-pull tags.
Load dynamic super seam
A triple reinforced closing seam along the leading edge makes it practically indestructible. The center segments have a stronger reinforcement as the material load is much higher, compared to the wingtips with their smaller diameter.
Angled reinforcements along the trailing edge diffuse the load and strain on the canopy, making it more durable, improving kite stability and increasing the longevity.
Turning Trim Setting
Trim the kite according to your riding style and wind conditions by switching between different bridle line turning settings.