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Kite brand shake-up

Postby knotwindy » Wed May 01, 2019 6:10 pm

So, so far I think it is

Eleveight the guys from Best
DuoTone the guys from North
North the guys from Cabrinha
Cabrinha the guys from ?
PLK not Peter Lynn any longer, the guys from ?

Corrections? Any Others? Anyone fill in the blanks?

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Re: Kite brand shake-up

Postby Toby » Wed May 01, 2019 6:43 pm

PLK is Peter Lynn Kiteboarding

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Re: Kite brand shake-up

Postby Dizzyag » Wed May 01, 2019 9:17 pm

Slingshot designer from Switch
Switch designer outsourced

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Re: Kite brand shake-up

Postby Gonzolinho » Wed May 01, 2019 9:25 pm

knotwindy wrote:
Wed May 01, 2019 6:10 pm
So, so far I think it is

Eleveight the guys from Best
DuoTone the guys from North
North the guys from Cabrinha
Cabrinha the guys from ?
PLK not Peter Lynn any longer, the guys from ?

Corrections? Any Others? Anyone fill in the blanks?

Who cares at all?
Take your kitestuff and go out on the water. If you take any kite from the last 5 years you will be fine. They are all great

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Re: Kite brand shake-up

Postby FLandOBX » Wed May 01, 2019 10:33 pm

+1.

This is just the usual evolution of business organizations. People come and go, move from place to place. It's interesting to see careers evolve, but it's not all that significant in the total scheme of things. Like Gonzo says, there is a lot of good kiting equipment out there, and a lot of fun to be had. :thumb:

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Re: Kite brand shake-up

Postby Toby » Wed May 01, 2019 10:34 pm

Why not?

Interesting if things get mixed...can lead to new ideas and better gear.

We can only win.

Wishing everyone good luck with their new gear 👍🏻

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Re: Kite brand shake-up

Postby knotwindy » Wed May 01, 2019 11:51 pm

Toby wrote:
Wed May 01, 2019 6:43 pm
PLK is Peter Lynn Kiteboarding
But Peter is no longer involved, been sold.

As far as who cares, some folks really like what they have and if they want to continue with the same design they might want to know where to look. :bye:

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Re: Kite brand shake-up

Postby Toby » Thu May 02, 2019 1:01 am

knotwindy wrote:
Wed May 01, 2019 11:51 pm
Toby wrote:
Wed May 01, 2019 6:43 pm
PLK is Peter Lynn Kiteboarding
But Peter is no longer involved, been sold.

As far as who cares, some folks really like what they have and if they want to continue with the same design they might want to know where to look. :bye:
But that’s already many years ago ?

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Re: Kite brand shake-up

Postby Kamikuza » Thu May 02, 2019 2:29 am

knotwindy wrote:
Wed May 01, 2019 6:10 pm
So, so far I think it is

Eleveight the guys from Best
DuoTone the guys from North
North the guys from Cabrinha
Cabrinha the guys from ?
PLK not Peter Lynn any longer, the guys from ?

Corrections? Any Others? Anyone fill in the blanks?
North is the NP guys who worked with Cabrinha.
Cabrinha is the Pete Cabrinha guys.
PLK is what Peter Lynn sold to the Vliegerop BV group.

If I remember correctly.

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Re: Kite brand shake-up

Postby alford » Thu May 02, 2019 2:44 am

"PLK is what Peter Lynn sold to the Vliegerop BV group."
Well, that certainly rolls off the tongue.


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