Ozone Alpha V1

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Postby blast » 01 Nov 2018, 18:02

Ozone have just announced a brand new kite in there line up....The Ozone Alpha V1
The lightweight design translates to incredible low-end performance making the Alpha a very competitive choice not only for light wind freeriding, but also the expanding freeride hydrofoil scene in almost any wind strength. The power to de-power stroke is progressive and dynamic enough to provide smooth lift for transitions and jibes with a foil board.

For high wind foiling in chop or waves, take a small size with shorter lines for loads of fun drifting the kite while carving swells across the wind.

In the surf the Alpha is perfect for drift style wave riding as it floats with you. The handling is direct and responsive which allows you to put the kite where you need it. The Alpha is not as dedicated to waves as the Reo, but it still delivers solid performance in cross-shore to on-shore conditions.

Water re-launch is easy, by simply turning the bar or using the re-launch balls on the leader lines, the kite will roll over into the re-launch position.

Going traveling? Take the Alpha with you, it’s incredibly lightweight, packs small and can do anything you want to do on any given day…
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The Alpha V1 is a unique single strut design that has redefined our expectations of inflatable kites. It is simple, incredibly lightweight – starting at just 1300 grams and is very effective in a variety of conditions for any style of board riding. It excels as a travel kite with its tiny pack size and weight. It is phenomenal on a hydrofoil in light winds. However if you want to grab a twintip and go big or ride a surfboard and hit some waves – it can handle that too!
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The Alpha V1 comes standard with an ultra lightweight Compressor Bag, perfect for travelling and day-to-day protection for your kite. It is easy to use and compresses a kite to minimal size. Combine with the Technical Bag to fit multiple kites inside one carry bag.

The Alpha is available in 4m, 6m, 8m, 10m, and 12m and in 3 colour schemes. Custom colours are also available.

Construction Features
Designed With OZ-CAD
Exceptional Ozone Factory Construction
Teijin TechnoForce D2 & Teijin Dacron
4-line Pulley-less System
One-Pump Inflation System
High volume inflate/deflate valve
Tuned Bridle Geometry
Fool proof line connectors
Anti-Snag line deflectors
Direct Connect Struts
Unique bladder construction
Double Stitched Folded Seams
Internal reinforcements
Load Distribution Panels
Low profile aerodynamic Scuff Pads
Reinforced Leading Edge and Struts
Reinforced Trailing Edge
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Postby blast » 01 Nov 2018, 18:21

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Ozone Alpha V1

Postby DaveF » 01 Nov 2018, 21:07

Interesting.
Will you be getting a demo in & if so any idea when?

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Postby blast » 01 Nov 2018, 22:02

Def but no idea when just yet.
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Ozone Alpha V1

Postby 4ndr3w » 08 Nov 2018, 10:00

Looks like a great kite but what does 'incredible low end performance..' actually mean in real life? Is it that there is a strong pull at the lower end of the wind range or more pull when you first dive the kite to get going?
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Postby blast » 08 Nov 2018, 10:19

Generally the single strut and non strut kites have a better low end to them ie they work well in lighter end of the their range. Alternatively kites like the Ozone Reo's work well in the high end.

Some kites were/are known to just drag you off down wind I think this reference is more of an indicator as to it's fit in the range.

We have several 7m kites, they all go up wind well (with a surfboard) if it's on the lighter side I'd take my Swell, if it's the upper end then I'd take the Reo
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Ozone Alpha V1

Postby 4ndr3w » 12 Nov 2018, 12:37

Thanks for your reply Marc. All interesting stuff.
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Postby blast » 27 Nov 2018, 15:40

Got one of the first Alpha's in the UK to demo/test
Davef? ;)

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Ozone Alpha V1

Postby DaveF » 27 Nov 2018, 16:58

Lucky you/us ;)
Would be interesting to do a back to back with the Ultra.

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Ozone Alpha V1

Postby Sonnyrider » 27 Nov 2018, 18:38

Gonna be a 'few days' before you can try that out ;)
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Postby blast » 27 Nov 2018, 19:10

Sonnyrider wrote:Gonna be a 'few days' before you can try that out ;)

Been thinking the same!

I did ask for a smaller size but hopefully we’ll get a real light wind day to stick them both up and compare this with tge Ultra.
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Postby blast » 08 Apr 2019, 21:17

Now available in 14m & 16m

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