F-One Bandit S3 2022

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The F-one BANDIT S3 is highly responsive, intuitive and capable of super drift. Most natural wave riding kite!

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Description

F-One Bandit S3 2022

The F-One Bandit S3 is the most natural wave kite available on the market. It’s so smooth to ride.

Even though it’s designed as a wave kite, it’s actually one of our favourite all rounders (much like the F- One Bandit) and is a firm favourite among our instructors and staff.

Now with FREE Tricktionary – The ultimate progression book worth £49.99

For this third edition of the BANDIT S, the F-ONE design team has managed to deliver the perfect blend of surf and strapless freestyle components.

Highly responsive, intuitive and capable of super drift, enjoy the easy to fly nature of the kite and its impeccable handling in all conditions!
The F-One BANDIT S3 improves riders surfing skills in no time!

Take a look at our special discounted F-one Bandit package with kite, board, bar & lines, pump & leash HERE

  • Absolute control at all time
  • Intuitive traction
  • Amazing turning response when sheeted out
  • Instant depower to forget about your kite when surfing
  • Lighter and even more precise
  • New size available: 11 m2

The true partner to the surfboard rider, the F-One BANDIT S3 follows your every move in all control. You can manage the power at any time. The kite never surges in power if you throw the kite in the window, it simply allows you to kite smoothly in the right position and ride by feel. It provides a more subtle ride as well as a constant connection with your board. You are not being pulled away, nor are your trajectories being disturbed.

Its forgiving nature make the BANDIT sits and wait for you next input.

The F-One BANDIT S3 offers fingertip control at all states of trim thanks to its incredibly balanced bar feel which is really comfortable on your arms.

Turning response when sheeted out has been increased, giving you more control over the kite’s position almost at will. The kite’s handling is precise and provides a more subtle ride as well as a constant connection with your board. You are not being pulled away, nor are your trajectories being disturbed.

Power delivery is clean, and although quick, very intuitive in feel to adapt to.

Drifting is on point, your lines go a bit of slack and the BANDIT S3 only takes a second to retention and be ready for your next input, allowing you to keep your kite engaged at all time when surfing.

The leading edge has a new diameter, offering more control.

The new double vertical panel around the trailing edge offer a sleek profile for the most stable flight.

Enjoy the unique flowing nature of the F-One BANDIT S3 which will allow you to draw lines and get some airs in total control.

Technology

F-One Delta C Shape

Delta C-Shape

DELTA C-SHAPE is a patented design used by F-ONE on all kites for the past 12 years.

This shape was the result of a design research towards maximum optimization of the aerodynamic performances of the kite and of its depower. It gives the possibility to fit more canopy area in the middle sections to create more projected area. The C Shape makes sure the kite remains responsive and fluid.

DELTA C-SHAPE technology design offers unmatched stability and steering response when fully de-powered, with the possibility of connecting the front lines higher on the leading edge of the kite.

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Reactor Valve

F-One’s fast double function valve uses the same inflate and deflate mechanism used by SUPs. The wide valve allows for high intake and easy deflating at the push of a button.

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Auto Relaunch

Once the kite is sitting with the leading edge flat on the water, its C-Shape associated with the Delta Pivot allows the kite to automatically roll over onto one wing tip. The kite will then glide towards the edge of the window, ready for quick and easy water re-launch.
F-One Force Frame

Force Frame

Kites with extended de-power ranges sustain more pressure across the canopy as they experience an increased frequency of use over a wider wind range.

Consequently F-ONE has developed a completely new structure for the Bandit, offering optimized durability with no additional weight gain. The FORCE FRAME is a solid Dacron structure consisting of the leading edge, the trailing edge and the struts. This high strength skeleton structure is then covered with lightweight Spy material in the least vulnerable areas.

TECHNOFORCE Double Ripstop

Technoforce™ Double Ripstop Fabric

TECHNOFORCE of TEIJIN is a high density Polyester fabric with a tear stopping structure using thin and high tension yarn.

 

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SIZE (m2)4567891011
WIND RANGE (knts)30+25+23+18+16 > 2514 > 2212 > 2210 > 20

Read more about F One Kites here 

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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