the caliber is a well balanced board. it has speed, pop and power, but just the right amount. jumping with this board is pretty cool and landings very smooth. also provides good pop in flat waters. also feels very comfy in waves. i was amazed how we...more
Cabrinha Caliber 2011
Cabrinha is one of the most acclaimed kiteboarding gear manufacturers today. Their team puts a lot of effort and passion in the process of research and development of any piece of equipment to make sure it meets the highest quality standards. When it comes to freestyle and freeride, Cabrinha knows that riders demand power, speed and top control from the board they use. That is why it has created the Caliber, a board which successfully merges high efficiency with user friendly features. The board is based on a new technology, and if you love to ride fast, you will love it.
• Extra torsion strength due to the use of 3D X Deck
• Laminated Paulownia wood core
• CNC shaped core
• Multiple stance options
• High quality ABS rails
• Stainless steel inserts
• Improved flex tips
The 2011 Cabrinha kiteboard lineup is quite amazing. The new models are enhanced to offer top performance for any rider out there. If you are a freestyle and freeride enthusiast, than you will probably fall in love with the new Caliber. From the first moment it is set on the water, this board feels very lively and dynamic. The board features a hydrodynamic shape and slick outlines to assure a fast and drag free glide.
The great thing about the Caliber is that it offers excellent hooked or unhooked performance. Cabrinha has made sure that this board has awesome early planning, acceleration and low end potential, to meet the needs of hardcore riders. It jumps high, has nice hangtime and reaches top speed in no time. At the same time it is very easy to handle and responds perfect to any command, so it can be used easily even by a less experienced rider.
The lower rocker increases traction and acceleration and assures a nice velocity. At the same time the 3D quad concave bottom design provides responsive steering and plenty of grip. The rider can joy fast turns and rotations, can jump as high as he wishes or perform any move he desires without any effort, while the board is behaves predictable. The tips are constructed with a smooth flex and a flat center area, so the rider can tackle any wave with minimum shock impact and experience soft landings. The board is equipped with a 3d X deck which optimizes weight distribution and increases torsion strength.
Cabrinha has constructed the Caliber on a wood core structure vertically laminated combined with fiberglass laminate fabrics to balance the strength to weight ratio. Indeed the board is very light but has a bullet proof construction and it is not likely to sustain any damage in any situation. The rails are made from high quality ABS and are very durable. A UV resistant sheet wraps the body of the board to avoid sun light damage. If you are looking for the ultimate freeride or freestyle thrill, the perfect choice for you is the Cabrinha Caliber.