Core XR8

Core XR8

With this product you get:

  • Black and white CORE XR8
  • CORE backpack
  • Line extensions
  • Repair kit


Retail value: €1,679.00 – €2,329.00

From:  56,00 / month

Your subscription includes:

Brand new gear
Rrepair service
Annual gear check
Board bag service
 Free participation in GoShaka events
25% discount on all your accessories

Choosing the right kite size has many variables. On this page we have explained it easily!

Your board size depends on your weight and style. Here you can easily see which size is suitable for you! 


The XR8 is the ultimate kite when it comes to high jumps and delivering unparalleled performance. This exceptional kite has an ultra-rigid frame with 5 struts in a Deltabow shape, allowing for breathtaking jumps and the longest hangtime. With the XR8 you experience unprecedented sailing comfort and control thanks to the effortless and forgiving control of the kite.

The XR8 guarantees explosive jumping power and superior upwind performance. The use of the stiffer ExoTex 2 material refines the entire frame of the kite and allows smaller leading edge and strut diameters, which makes the kite lighter and more agile.

When we say you'll reach new heights, we really mean it – the XR8 will take you to extraordinary heights of kitesurfing. You will find that loops are more efficient with an earlier and smoother catch. The CoreTex 2 canopy is highly durable and extremely stretchy, giving the kite unparalleled flight stability, power and control.

Enjoy the thrill of big jumps with the new XR8!


  • EXOTEX® 2 ULTRA RIGID DACRON: ultra-strong and robust Leading Edge
  • EXOTEX® LIGHT STRUTS: just as robust, but lighter
  • CORETEX® 2 TRIPLE RIPSTOP CANOPY: extremely high durability and optimal UV protection
  • 5 STRUT FRAME: optimal stability in all conditions
  • DELTA BOW SHAPE: more power and depower
  • INTELLIGENT ARC: finely controllable power
  • CIT MODES: Flight character and reactivity individually adjustable
  • INSTANT RELAUNCH: Effortless water launches
  • SPEED PUMP SYSTEM: easy and quick inflation of your kite
  • SENSOR BAR SYSTEM: optimal steering feeling of kite and bar

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