TheKiteMag - Guides Harness Buyer's Guide

C-1 H A R N E S S The Dakine C-1 waist harness offers incredible fit, comfort and fluid performance. The C-1 has a narrow profile fit created using a shape-shifting Adaptive Fit Composite (AFC) shell with a Texon stiffener. The construction of the AFC shell allows the harness to adapt its shape over time to match the rider’s body, essentially creating a custom fit harness. The C-1 features Dakine’s tried and true Power Clip lock buckle system, the Maniac sliding spreader bar for freedom of movement, and the spreader bar webbing hold down strap to lock everything in place. B U Y E R ’ S $290 | € + £ Check your local dealer G HYBRID RENEGADE U I D 2 0 1 7 E The Hybrid Renegade is a low profile waist harness offering a high level of support. The Hybrid Renegade features a hybrid dual density pre-curved support structure design with independent primary and secondary power belts for firm yet fluid support. This waist harness comes with the push button easy-release Hammerhead spreader bar and is compatible with both the sliding Maniac spreader bar and the dual fixed/sliding Option spreader bar. Additional features include an integrated handle and leash attachment, leash attachment rings on the left and right sides, and the clean look of buckle covers and webbing keepers. $200 | € + £ Check your local dealer PYRO When it comes to harnesses there are none more iconic than the Pyro. The Pyro features an Adaptive Fit Composite back panel with Texon stiffener, which offers the ultimate responsiveness and an improved custom fit with every wearing. Fit is further enhanced with a featherweight ES foam molded interior, a pre- curved P.E.B. inner support structure, and memory foam pressure point relief zones to keep you out on the water longer. The Pyro is also compatible with the sliding Maniac spreader bar and the dual fixed/sliding Option spreader bar. $210 | € + £ Check your local dealer 117