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The true partner to the surfboard rider. Enjoy the BANDIT S4’s easy-to-fly nature,impeccable handling, and ultimate power control in all conditions, and improve your surfing skills in no time.


Highly responsive, intuitive, and capable of super drift, the profile of this kite is incredibly smooth and brings about sharper performances and more stability and efficiency than ever before.


• Smooth profile and controlled deformation for incredible flying abilities

• Absolute control at all time

• Intuitive traction

• Amazing turning response when sheeted out

• Instant depower to forget about your kite when surfing

• Lighter and even more precise


The BANDIT S4 follows your every move in total control. The kite never surges in power if you throw it in the window; it simply allows you to kite smoothly in the right position and ride by feel. It provides a more subtle ride as well as a constant connection with your board. You are not being pulled away, nor are your trajectories being disturbed.


For this version, the R&D team worked intensively on making the entire profile amazingly sleek and implemented original staggered seams on the trailing edge. The seam’s tension line is thus broken, which means the entire profile of the canopy is leveled when the kite is fully powered. We kept the fabric’s orientation towards tension as well. 


On the back of the profile, we have reduced the overtensions thanks to the staggered seams. The two vertical TECHNOFORCE 52 panels have been changed to one, and on sizes 8m² and smaller we developed a new TECHNOFORCE 66 panel. It is stronger and more resistant on elongation to offer a better control of the profile on smaller sizes for higher winds.


On sizes of 9m² and above, we have kept the TECHNOFORCE 52 to guarantee lightness, as well as the two layers of TECHNOFORCE 52 canopy with staggered seams on the trailing edge.


This all leads to more efficiency. Overall, this perfectly even canopy profile brings a greater sense of stability without feeling disturbances or the bar moving and leads to incredible performances in the high end.


The struts' reinforcements are now super sleek as well thanks to the Kevlar strip on the top. This improves the kite’s steering and maneuverability, reduces the aerodynamic disturbances, and decreases the overall weight of the kite once wet.

Our 4 points connections bridle and two pulleys guarantees maneuverability and control in all conditions.


The new, CNC-shaped, anodized aluminum low friction "pulleys” are super lightweight and increase the kite’s reactivity. They also raise the bridle’s resistance to abrasion and its overall durability.


This kite brings an amazing handling and a super crisp steering response that delivers immediate reaction from inputs on the bar. It’s easy to keep the BANDIT S4 ahead of every move and ready for the next input. Power delivery is clean, and although quick, very intuitive in feel to adapt to.


Thanks to its legendary Delta C-Shape, the only still-patented kite design, this kite offers incomparable bar feeling, the best relaunching ability and exceptional stability.

Enjoy the unique flowing nature of the BANDIT S4 which will allow you to draw lines and get some airs in total control.

F-One Bandit S4 2023


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