The Bow Kite

The revolutionary design of a depowerable kite radically changed the sport,
making it safe and accessible for everyone.

Learn more about the many benefits of the bow kite,
details for the patent, a list of the official licensee brands
and also how you can apply to use the patent.

The revolutionary design of a depowerable kite radically changed the sport, making it safe and accessible for everyone. This technology evolved for large-scale use in 2006. From this point onwards the entire kite market was taken over by bow kite designs.

July 1st 2005: Cabrinha Crossbow website online
July 2005: Crossbow in the US shops and Takoon Nova in the French shops
August 2005: Cabrinha added a second model and quickly, numerous other manufacturers followed, such as SLINGSHOT, NORTH, FLEXIFOIL, AIRUSH and GAASTRA
September 2005: Four other brands announce their “flat” kite
The great majority of manufacturers understood that it was vital to adopt this concept to remain competitive.

Within one year, the kitesurf industry moved from 100% C-kites to 80% Bow kites.

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share of bow kites in global kite market


Today 95% of all kites are manufactured on the basis of the patented bow kite technology.

All kites manufactured without a license may have safety performance that is compromised and does not come with guaranteed development and manufacturing standards.

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