The Rally GT V1 2020 is a completely new kite from Slingshot. The Rally GT is intended as the ultimate all-round crossover kite and is ideally suited for the starting kitsurfer looking for a kite where you can grow further with.
All new all-round freeride kitesurfing kite from Slingshot
The Slingshot Rally GT V1 is a completely new kite from Slingshot with an old trusted name, but should certainly not be compared to the old Rally. The Rally GT V1 2020 is the evolution of the most popular kite from Slingshot, the Rally. Because of this evolution, the Rally GT has become an easy kite for everyone, suitable for cruising in all circumstances. If you are new to kite surfing, the new Slingshot Rally GT is a kite that you will love immediately.
The biggest change in the Rally GT is the new three struts design. This makes the Slingshot Rally GT V1 lightweight, agile and responsive. The design of the tips has also been adjusted to make the Rally GT feel more direct. The new crossover design of the Rally GT V1 allows the kite to boost, loop, drift, unhook and freeride. A true all-rounder. As a beginner, the Rally is a great choice due to its easy relaunch and friendly "sheet and go" character with a large wind range and depower. In addition, the Slingshot Rally GT V1 2020 is a kite that you can grow with as your kitesurfing level improves.
New in 2020 is the new 4x4 Teijin ripstop canopy. A great upgrade for Slingshot kites! This is the strongest kitesurf canopy on the market. Thanks to this new 4x4 ripstop kite canopy, your kite will last longer, the kite will have a better profile in the air and the kite will feel more direct. When you crash your kite hard, the chance of a ripped canopy is also a lot less likely.
In the Slingshot Rally GT V1 we also find a number of old familiar Slingshot features. Like the IRS Bridle without pulleys. This system contributes to direct steering behavior and good feedback from the kite to the bar. By means of the "Split-Strut" system, the struts are neatly incorporated into the fabric of the kite so that the air can flow as smoothly as possible along the fabric and the kite will be extra stable in the air. And of course the Rally GT V1 2020 has the one-pump system developed by Slingshot, so that you can always pump up your kite without a hassle and get on the water quickly. You can fine-tune the characteristics of the Slingshot Rally GT to your own preferences in terms of steering speed, power and kitesurfing style, for example, using various attachment points for the bridles to the kite.
In short, the new Slingshot Rally GT V1 is a great kite to start with and grow into. The Rally GT V1 is direct and has a large wind range with a great relaunch. With a strong construction from Slingshot in combination with the new 4x4 Teijin ripstop a "bomber-proof" kitesurf kite.