Slingshot UFO V1 Strutless Kite

Slingshot UFO V1 Strutless Kite

Are you prepared for out-of-this-world foil performance? The
all-new UFO will take you there—and beyond—as the lightest
LEI kite we have ever produced. Built off a strutless design, the
UFO is lighter, faster and more efficient than anything else on
the market—that’s why it’s the Unlimited Foiling Object.

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We sacrificed nothing and maximized everything when we
designed the all-new strutless UFO to be our pure, unlimited
performance foiling kite. The UFO has a Compact Swept-C
canopy shape for direct and instant handling, as well as insane
range and power control, and an IRS bridle for immediate
response. Off of that strutless design and bridle configuration,
we made the canopy out of Teijin D1 fabric—the lightest
weight ripstop available—and then stripped the UFO down to
just the bare essentials in order to make it the ultimate foiling
machine with unbelievable handling and space-age drift.

3m / 5m / 7m / 9m | SKU 121180


+ The UFO is the lightest LEI Kite that we have ever produced
+ Every aspect of the UFO has been tailored for true foiling performance
+ The UFO has the most drift and power control out of any kite in our range
+ The UFO packs down incredibly small, you can fit the full quiver in your
carry on; this kite is a jetsetter’s dream
+ Turns on a dime, the ultimate kite for fun flying while on foil


Package includes: UFO V1 Kite, Compact UFO Kite Day Pack

UFO Features

1. 0 Struts: Reduces weight & drag. With zero struts, the UFO is incredibly
lightweight and able to fly in the lightest of wind conditions. This reduced
drag also allows the UFO to fly further forward in the wind window.
This equates to better upwind angles and reaches, as well as lighter bar

2. Teijin D1 Canopy: The lightest weight ripstop on the market—the ideal
fabric for a foil-specific kite like the UFO.

3. Flyweight Construction: From a .3mm bladder to reduced scuff guards
to minimal stitching and paneling, the UFO’s Flyweight Construction is all
about performance simplicity.

4. IRS Bridle: Replaces pulleys traditionally used on any bridle. The IRS Bridle
features a bungee that eliminates the time necessary for the pulley to travel
fore and aft. What used to be delayed and unresponsive, now happens
instantly, seamlessly and automatically thanks to the IRS Bridle.

5. Compact Swept C Shape: Compact = Excellent steering, pivoting and drift.
Swept-C = Huge range with responsive power management to prevent over

6. Compact UFO Kite Day Pack: A minimalist, nylon kite bag, stripped
down to the bare essentials. Packs down extremely small for optimum travel
performance. Fit your whole quiver in your carry on.


Kite Size

3m, 5m, 7m, 9m


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Since 1981 Tony Logosz and his brother Jeff have dedicated themselves to the performance and design of quality water sports equipment. Years of hard work and innovation, that is spawned from Tony’s ability to think in original ways, is what fuels them today. In 1999, after numerous innovations in windsurfing, wakeboarding and other major sports, both set forth to found Slingshot. Since then Slingshot has grown to be a global brand which caters to top kiteboarders and wakeboarders in the world.

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