SBCKiteboard.com
  SBCKiteboard.COM Twitter SBCKiteboard.COM Facebook

2011 Gin Yeti Snowkite

Sept 22, 2010

Author: Markus Huber

Product presentation

The winter 2010-2011 marks the arrival of a new product in the GIN KITEBOARDING snowkite range: The YETI!

the YetI combines the strength of the previous generation of foil kites, the INUIt and the eSKIMo, the kites that have created GIN KIteboardINGs success on the snow.

YetI sizes : 4.5 / 6 / 8 / 10.5 m2 due to its perfect set of specifications the YetI will charm the snowkiters of all levels! Its main characteristics are:

MaxiMuM stability the YetI stays incredibly stable in any situation, for example:

  • Gusty winds during a hard freeride session
  • Unhooked and freestyle tricks
  • Flights at low speeds and with fully powered bar (often encountered with beginners)
  • Light winds

    100% depower thanks to the 5th line safety

    the 5th line safety system offers the best safety possible:

    •  

    • the safety system is NF S 52-503 certified by a european test laboratory, ISo 9001:2008 (www.para-test.com)
    • sMooth and precise flight the handling of the YetI is intuitive and smooth:

  • Completely releases the pressure when activating the safety
  • allows you to leave the kite on the ground without any traction
  • Simple 5th line bridle
  • Just the right amount of bar pressure for good feedback and tirelessly kiteing for hours
  • Good upwind performance
  • Combining comfort and simplicity with performance and fun

    best quality Materials and construction

    thanks to more than 25 years of experience in developing wings, paragliders, speedflying wings and kites, the YetI has the following convincing attributes:

    • High quality design and construction

  • the right choice of components and materials.
  • Solid and simple to use

    bar the YetI bar was developed in collaboration with GIN Kiteboarding riders from Switzerland and around the world resulting in the following specifications:

  • Small diameter for perfect grip
  • Specific bar size matching the kite size
  • Swivel system for automatic untwists of the front flying lines and safety line. No more twisted lines!
  • easy, simple and accessible trim system
  • reinforced and extra long pre lines to avoid any contact of the flying lines with the edges of the snowboard or skis
  • two different end cap colours to easily distinguish the left and right side

    backpack the YetI pack is designed for all your freeride backcountry snowkite needs. Its volume is large and we have designed several well thought out pockets.

  • Specific straps designed to carry skis, and sticks or snowboard.
  • Camelbak® inner pocket with protection of the tube from the cold
  • Pocket for your iPhone®.
  • ergonomical design.
  • brand new design matching the different kite colours

    GIN KIteboardING // Product presentation // YetI // www.ginkites.com



    Gear

    Taiwan’s Playmaker Board Factory - Trade Secrets
    Oct 9, 2014
    The construction of kiteboards is a very technical and labor-intenisve process. Taiwan’s Playmaker factory has grown rapidly in the last 35 years, and has...
    TOOLS OF THE TRADE: A REAL Kiteboard Instructor
    Oct 3, 2014
    Cape Hatteras, North Carolina is an amazing place to live and work if you’re in the kiteboarding industry. I’m fortunate to call this place home and...
    Surf Expo - Naish Kiteboarding
    Sept 10, 2014
    The Naish 2015 kiteboarding product line on display. MACkite drops in for a visit.   The Naish Skater will be available in a 4'8", 5'2", and 5'6". This...
    Surf Expo - Flysurfer
    Sept 10, 2014
    The introduction of the Flysufer Cronix last year earned Flysurfer the award for most innovative kite in the 2014 SBC Kiteboard gear tests. Based in Germany, the brands...
    Surf Expo - Nobile 2015
    Sept 8, 2014
    No shortage of great innovations in the Nobile Kiteboarding booth at the Surf Expo. Nobile is one of the world's largest manufacturer of skis, snowboards, and kiteboards....
    Surf Expo - Liquid Force Foilboard
    Sept 4, 2014
    One of the biggest buzzes at the Surf Expo show on Day 1 was the new Liquid Force Foil that is set to retail for $1,595 complete with board! The shape is what Liquid...
    Surf Expo - What is that?
    Sept 4, 2014
    It's the new Best Rocker Flex Adjuster! Two boards in one! The new Rocker Flex Adjuster helps to stiffen up the board and reduce negative flex. Negative flex...
    Surf Expo - Stuff we like - Woo
    Sept 4, 2014
    Some great new accessories at Surf Expo. Check out this very small action sports motion sensor called the WOO. It's tiny and clips easily to any board. Its tracks your...
    2015 North Kiteboarding at Surf Expo
    Sept 4, 2014
    Surf Expo the annual kiteboarding trade show kicked off today in Orlando, Florida. The first booth we checked out was SBC Kiteboard booth neighbour North Kiteboarding....
    2015 Pivot Q&A with Naish Kite Designer,...
    Jun 24, 2014
    When did development first begin on the Pivot and why? How does it fit within the lineup? We began work on the Pivot (Freeride/Wave) in Summer of 2012 with the...
    [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] > » 
    Gear
    Taiwan’s Playmaker Board Factory - Trade Secrets
    October 9, 2014
    The construction of kiteboards is a very technical and labor-intenisve process. Taiwan’s Playmaker factory has grown rapidly in the last 35 years, and has become one of...
    Gear
    TOOLS OF THE TRADE: A REAL Kiteboard Instructor
    October 3, 2014
    Cape Hatteras, North Carolina is an amazing place to live and work if you’re in the kiteboarding industry. I’m fortunate to call this place home and teach for REAL...
    Gear
    Surf Expo - Naish Kiteboarding
    September 10, 2014
    The Naish 2015 kiteboarding product line on display. MACkite drops in for a visit.   The Naish Skater will be available in a 4'8", 5'2", and 5'6". This travel friendly...
    Gear
    Surf Expo - Flysurfer
    September 10, 2014
    The introduction of the Flysufer Cronix last year earned Flysurfer the award for most innovative kite in the 2014 SBC Kiteboard gear tests. Based in Germany, the brands R&D...
    Gear
    Surf Expo - Nobile 2015
    September 8, 2014
    No shortage of great innovations in the Nobile Kiteboarding booth at the Surf Expo. Nobile is one of the world's largest manufacturer of skis, snowboards, and kiteboards....
    Gear
    Surf Expo - Liquid Force Foilboard
    September 4, 2014
    One of the biggest buzzes at the Surf Expo show on Day 1 was the new Liquid Force Foil that is set to retail for $1,595 complete with board! The shape is what Liquid Force...
    Gear
    Surf Expo - What is that?
    September 4, 2014
    It's the new Best Rocker Flex Adjuster! Two boards in one! The new Rocker Flex Adjuster helps to stiffen up the board and reduce negative flex. Negative flex causes the...
    Gear
    Surf Expo - Stuff we like - Woo
    September 4, 2014
    Some great new accessories at Surf Expo. Check out this very small action sports motion sensor called the WOO. It's tiny and clips easily to any board. Its tracks your jump...
    Gear
    2015 North Kiteboarding at Surf Expo
    September 4, 2014
    Surf Expo the annual kiteboarding trade show kicked off today in Orlando, Florida. The first booth we checked out was SBC Kiteboard booth neighbour North Kiteboarding. We...
    Gear
    2015 Pivot Q&A with Naish Kite Designer, Damien...
    June 24, 2014
    When did development first begin on the Pivot and why? How does it fit within the lineup? We began work on the Pivot (Freeride/Wave) in Summer of 2012 with the goal of...
    [1] [2] > » 

    Editor's Video Picks!

     

     

    THE LATEST

    Video
    Winter Sessions with Andy Yates
    November 26, 2014
    Video
    Konstantin Tuludis - The Cape...
    November 25, 2014
    Video
    Lolo, Lukas & Bubi - Egypt 2014
    November 25, 2014
    Video
    The Island
    November 24, 2014
    Video
    2014 Formula Kite Asian...
    November 24, 2014
    [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] > » 

    SBC KITEBOARD ON FACEBOOK

    What's Hot!!!

     

    2014 Kite Reviews
    SBC 2014 Kite Tests:...
    March 12, 2014
    2015 Kite Reviews
    2015 Slingshot Rally
    August 29, 2014
    2015 Kite Reviews
    2015 Slingshot Rally
    August 29, 2014
    2014 Kite Reviews
    2014 Cabrinha Switchblade Review
    March 12, 2014
    Travel
    Florida Kiteboarding Guide
    September 11, 2006
    [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] > » 

    Download Kiteboard Desktop App

    Newsletter Signup

     

    MOST VIEWED - GEAR

    SBCSKATEBOARD SBCSURF SBCWAKEBOARD SBCSKIER SBCKITEBOARD WINDSPORT SNOWBOARD CANADA SBC RESORT GUIDE  CONTACT ADVERTISE