The 2020 NORTH Reach is the kite that was developed by combining the Orbit, Carve, and Pulse. The Reach is NORTH's all-round kite that's been developed by legendary kite designer, Pat Goodman. The kite not only beginner-friendly while still packs all the punches of a high-performance kite. The kite is super easy to go upwind, relaunch, and in light wind condition. It also can boost big and loop fast. It has great low-end power, fast turning, and Big hang time. This is the kite for all your needs to go anywhere.
The NORTH Reach new no-pully bridle allow you to feel more connected to the kite, and less worry for a possible parts failure. All NORTH kites are built with the highest quality material and craftsmanship. The kite that any weekend warriors to nomads on a deserted island, the Reach is the kite of choice.
North Product Description
Big Hang time - Open arc design for boosts and loops with a reliable catch.
Light wind Optimized
Quick responsive steering - Designed with light bar pressure and steering impulse for a fast response with a tight turning radius.
Confident Relaunch - Moderate LE Diameter and swept design provides additional buoyancy and helps the kite to release quickly from the water, even in the lightest conditions.
Tactile Handling - Precisely balanced for wave-riding and foiling.
Upwind Drive - Efficient, draft-forward profile.
Freestyle Progression - A forgiving kite with power when you need it for freestyle maneuvers.
Power on Demand - Predictable, consistent power delivery with light-responsive steering.
LOW DRAG - Spliced, pre-stretched bridle lines with less parasitic drag for greater aerodynamic performance. Our new manufacturing method to pre-load and measure the bridle lines before cutting improves accuracy and consistency. This combined with quality materials results in reduced shrinkage, reduced elongation, and improved longevity.
HYPERFLOW INFLATION SYSTEM - High volume single point inflation system with a larger diameter hose for rapid inflation and deflation. Bayonet style main inflation valve compatible with most pumps. No adapter needed
DURA LITE SEAM PROTECTION - Lightweight reinforcement to protect from chafing and abrasion along the struts to the leading edge. Thin foam padding is inserted underneath and forms a lightweight durable buffer to lift the kite slightly off rough surfaces, and protect the stitching along the struts and leading edge seams.
STEERING IMPULSE OPTION - Bar pressure/steering impulse wing tip tuning options let you fine-tune the kite to your personal preference.
KEVLAR REINFORCED STRUT SYSTEM - For the most accurate and durable connection between the strut and the leading edge.
NO-PULLEY BRIDLES - Simplified. Less breakage. Removing the plastic pulleys from within the load-bearing part of the kite improves safety and your connection to the kite. The result is a lower drag, more accuracy, and a more direct feeling as the kite powers more evenly through the turn.