SCHOOL ONLY KITE
This kite is specifically designed for beginners and freeriders to progress in total safety.
- Easy to use: Intuitive, no adjustments to make, it’s plug and play
- Durability: Reinforcements located in friction areas, reinforced construction. More solid to last over time.
- Re-launch: Everything you need from the Delta Shape for a fast, simple and efficient re-launch
- Flying: Perfectly balanced, the ONE retains a good amount of power and gives excellent feedback in order to always know where it is in the flight window.
- 3 struts
The ONE has been developed with our expertise while fulfilling the specifications of beginners and experienced riders alike.
Note: First select a COLOUR to see price variation based on SIZE
If price is not displayed we are OUT OF STOCK but can reorder, CONTACT US for current prices.
100% All Around
60% Wave & Strapless
Pulley structure is extremely resistant.
Bridle is integrated in the lower part of the pulley, working in its axis and not sideways.
Pulleys can be removed independently from the bridle, you can change the bridle and keep the pulley or vice versa.
STREAMLINED LEADING EDGE END TIPS
The leading edge tips benefit from a reduced diameter, they are streamlined to lower the drag and equipped with a strap to avoid bridle tangling
Stronger assembly of the panels: they are now glued and sewn together to make the canopy more rip resistant.
The internal outline of the trailing edge panels is no more linear but with a series of arches.
In the center, DACRON has been replaced by a double layer of canopy fabric which improves spreading the tensions, maintaining the profile and brings new gains in stability and performance.
ONE PUMP COLLAR VALVE
Easier to remove and put back.
Convenient for bladder replacement.
VERTICAL STRUT CUT
The kite's struts are designed with a vertical cut in order to optimize the strength / diameter ratio.
TEIJIN 130G DACRON RIPSTOP
We have built our kites for 20 years in the most state-of-the-art cloth from Teijin’s factory in Japan.
They have developed the best technologies and quality material for our kites over the years. Teijin has worked on a few major developments with the double Ripstop on the canopy cloth and durability treatments.
The kite industry was lacking choice of cloth density. We could build kites with a 52 gr per square meter for the canopy and about 160 gr for the leading edge, strut and reinforcements. Having only two choices was not easy because on some parts the 52 gr was too light and the 160 gr too heavy.
After developments and tests with Teijin we can now use a new Dacron 130 gr double Ripstop on our 2020 kites.
By using that new 130 gr cloth, we have saved weight while keeping an excellent strength. The new BANDIT 2020 is more reactive and of course feels lighter, which is particularly important for the bigger sizes, in the light wind or for the turning speed during kiteloops.
For More info read F-One WORLD
SIZE 4 5 7 9 11 13 WIND 35+ 30+ 25+
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.
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 while the C Shape makes sure the kite remains responsive and fluid.
Our fast inflation & deflation valve.
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.
TECHNOFORCE™ of TEIJIN is a high density Polyester fabric with a tear stopping structure using thin and high tension yarn.
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.
READ MORE on F-One World
Why does the ONE have what it takes to make your progression easier?
It’s rather round profile integrates 3 struts, which provides a lot of stability. We have particularly worked on the stability at the zenith to reassure the riders as much as possible.
The ONE provides a good presence in the bar so that you always have the feeling of being in control of your kite and not the other way around.
You are the master onboard and the ONE remains stable in the flying window.
Save time by flying the kite rather than re-launching, more time to ride is more fun. We have analyzed all the phases of the re-launch in order to optimize them.
Phase 1, which is the “roll” from the full window position on the leading edge to moving on the side over the ear. Our Delta C-Shape works marvelously in this phase and the ONE does it all by itself if there is enough wind. We have also made this phase easier in light wind conditions thanks to the support provided by the large wingtips together with the round outline of the ONE.
Phase 2, which is the re-launch after placing the kite on its side, was also improved especially in light wind. The lift and power on the sides of the ONE helps to lift it out of the water and back up to the zenith.
This ends the times where the kite comes out of the water and falls inexorably due to lack of power. We have also worked on bringing the kite upright in case it is placed on its back with both tips in the air. This is a difficult position to correct and can cause line inversions. Thanks to the large wingtips and a slightly thinner leading edge in this area you can pull on a backline and bring the kite upright more often.
Power on demand
We know what a progressing kitesurfer needs: power on demand. The ONE features a bridle and profile that generates power for waterstarts and riding, but also a fast and efficient depower to always control your speed. When riding we have chosen enough bar support while avoiding stalling the kite and a good harness support that stabilizes and reassures the rider.
The ONE is at ease in all wind conditions and offers its pilot a huge depower , even when overpowered, it can handle gusts perfectly.
The ONE can undergo many take-offs and landings, rubbing on sand, hitting the water, we have provided specific reinforcements so that your kite retains all its performance as long as possible.
Easy to use
Thanks to its unique valve for fast inflation and deflation. Intuitive, no adjustments needed, it’s plug and play. Everything has been thought out so that you don’t make mistakes when connecting the lines.
The large surfaces have been optimized to have better steering and therefore more maneuverability without losing power to always keep control of the kite. The small surfaces have gained stability while maintaining handling to reassure the rider as he/she progresses.