Duotone Juice D/LAB 2022

£2,499.00£2,699.00

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The Duotones Juice D/LAB is the flagship of their new range bringing a multitude of new technologies and materials to world of kites.

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Duotone Juice D/LAB – Ultimate Lightwind Kite 2022

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Duotone have brought out their new range of D/LAB kites, this pushes design and materials to the limit, the Juice is the first in this lineup and shows how far the new materials and design can go.

The completely new Duotone  Juice D/LAB is the apex predator of lightwind kites and at the top of the food chain, without a doubt the lightest in the range, featuring the most advanced design innovations in our range, getting you on the water when you think it’s impossible.

We are very happy to see a brand pushing the boundaries in terms of design and materials as this has been stagnent for a few years within the industry. Here’s hoping that the tech will eventually filter down into the standard range…..

Duotone Juice D/Lab – FREERIDE / LIGHTWIND / FOIL

What happens when you throw convention out the window and embrace the future of kite technology and innovation? D/LAB is precisely that, the pinnacle of everything that is done here at Duotone. The Juice D/LAB is part of a new range of high-end products to come out of the Duotone laboratory. Using a new version of Aluula, we have ironed out the issues experienced by other brands to bring a kite to the market that sets a whole new standard. The new fabric in combination with new construction features reduces the weight of the kite by up to 30% compared to standard constructions and depending on the size, which is a considerable saving of up to 1kg, especially when the wind is light. Elsewhere the construction has been fine-tuned to reduce weight wherever possible, while innovative use of material weaves allows improved turning ability and response.

The Juice D/LAB isn’t just a lighter version of the Juice; the handling and performance are significantly improved, allowing you to get riding earlier and have more fun on the water. The kite generates enormous amounts of power with real acceleration on the up and the downstrokes, even in the lightest airs, making foiling in nearly no wind a never experienced adventure. The reduced weight and improved handling make it an exciting kite to fly, and you will be boosting higher and flying for longer than anyone else on the beach. It’s quite simply the best light wind kite we can make right now; D/LAB will set a new standard in the kite industry, and you can be the first to experience it. Get the Juice D/LAB now and never miss a session again; make every hour on the water count and enjoy the very pinnacle of kite technology!

 

Duotone Juice D/Lab Key Features

  • POWERFUL LOOPS AND UPSTROKE DUE TO ENORMOUS OVERALL WEIGHT REDUCTION – THE ENORMOUS OVERALL WEIGHT REDUCTION DELIVERS POWERFUL LOOPS AND AN IMPRESSIVE UPSTROKE.
  • SUPERB UPWIND ABILITY – THE UPWIND ABILITY IS UNRIVALLED.
  • INCREDIBLE FLOATY HANGTIME –THE HANGTIME IS SURPRISINGLY INCREDIBLE, LONG AND FLOATY.
  • ALUULA FRAME CONSTRUCTION – EXCLUSIVE, SOLID AND ULTRALIGHT ALUULA FRAME CONSTRUCTION.
  • UP TO 30% LIGHTER DUE TO ALUULA AND MATERIAL MIX – ALUULA AND THE CAREFULLY RESOURCED MATERIAL MIX IS THE REASON FOR AN UP TO 30% WEIGHT REDUCTION.
  • PULLEY LESS BRIDLE SYSTEM – A BRIDLE SYSTEM WITHOUT PULLEYS FOR A VERY DIRECT STEERING.

 

Characteristics

Duotone Juice D/LAB

 

Tech Features

Duotone D/LAB Juice Aluula

ALUULA FRAME CONSTRUCTION JUICE D/LAB

The new fabric in combination with new construction features reduces the weight of the kite by up to 30% compared to standard constructions and depending on the size, which is a considerable saving of up to 1kg, especially when the wind is light. Elsewhere the construction has been fine-tuned to reduce weight wherever possible, while innovative use of material weaves allows improved turning ability and response.

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MODERN TRAILING EDGE DESIGN

A narrower trailing edge with a lighter combination of materials to reduce wear and to create a slicker kite profile.

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HEAVY DUTY LEADING EDGE CLOSING SEAM

The leading edges of all kites are extremely durable due to a special heavy duty closing seam. The Dacron material at the leading edge is reinforced with a self sticky Insignia Tape and double stitched additionally. The Heavy Duty Leading Edge Closing Seam is resistant to very high tensions and diagonal forces.

FUSION STRUT

This construction allows for a controlled distribution of forces between strut and leading edge. Struts are 100% connected to the leading edge with a flexible Dyneema line, which promotes higher canopy tension and a clean profile.

LOAD DISTRIBUTION PANELS

As kite geometry improves, the canopy must continue to resist increasing forces. To spread these forces, Load-Distribution-Panels are used, holding the kite’s shape even under the most extreme loads. In practice this gives a smoother and more consistent performance from the kite in any riding situation.

SELF RESCUE HANDLES

The self-rescue handles on the inside of the wingtips can be easily found in case of an offshore break down. They provide a good, comfortable grip while sailing back to the shore during a self-rescue manoeuvre.

ANTI SNAG

The Anti Snag webbing is preventing the lines from tangling around the tip of the kite. Waterstarts are made easier and safety is increased.

DOUBLE-V PIGTAILS

These pigtails distribute the load of the line connections to the kite, minimizing the risk of fatigue, making the kite less prone to distortion and helps it to steer more smoothly.

KOOK PROOF CONNECTORS

The kook proof line connection points prevent accidents by guaranteeing that you cannot accidentally connect your lines incorrectly when rigging your kite.

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Shipping Costs

  • UK: FREE standard delivery of 1-5 working days (usually 1-2 days) on all UK purchases over £79.99 – Upgrade to Express Delivery for £4.99 UK Orders under £79.99: £4.99 Standard, £6.99 Express
  • Europe Mainland and UK Highlands & Islands: £9.99 on all items under 2 kg and £19.99 over 2kg
  • Rest of the World and European Islands: £19.99 for small items under 2kg, £39.99 over 2kg and £69.99 for all items over 6kg. Fedex available as an upgrade option for all countries and the only option for Asia, Africa and South America
  • Surfboards and SUPs have an additional £29.99 shipping cost. Due to a huge percentage which have arrived damaged we now only use reliable (more expensive) couriers

VAT (Tax) Free

If you live outside the EU or have a BFPO address, you are eligible for VAT free (20%) purchases so can save a lot of money. This is automatically deducted at checkout but please contact us if you would like further information. The prices shown on the website include VAT as standard until you enter your shipping country at the shipping Basket/Checkout page or are already logged in.

Returns

If for any reason you are unhappy with your purchase, you can return it to us in its original condition (with packaging and tags intact) within 14 days of the purchase date. We can either issue an in store credit for the item, send a different size or product if you would like an exchange or refund your payment.

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