The Compass FOIL is used for the PLKB 4-line depower foil kites.
The all-new Compass Bar has been redesigned with an all-new Quick Release with easy Click Recovery. With many new features such as Ceramic Ball Bearings, Pre-Stretched SK75 lines, 3D grip, Replaceable Loops and with new looks, the Compass bar is all you need.
The Compass Bar LEI will replace the Navigator, Aviator and Magnet Bar. The bar comes in 2 versions; the LEI and FOIL version, but they are interchangeable. The LEI version comes with 22m lines, and is easy to be complemented with a 5th line and brake line to be used for the Lynx, Ibex and Raw. The FOIL version comes with 18m lines and includes a brake line.
*The bar is excluding the new PLKB Leash.
ISO 21853 SAFETY STANDARD FOR QUICK RELEASE SYSTEMS CERTIFIED
The PLKB Compass Bar comes with the The ISO standard 21853 certification. This certificate has been introduced in 2020 to standardise and saftey check all quick releae systems. It shows that the Quick Release has been tested and shall withstand a load of three times the maximum user weight of 120kg equal to 3 600 N, without any breakage and shall still function as intended.
The PLKB Compass bar has been designed to be as easy as possible. You can easily recover the opened Quick Release when laying in the water hanging on to your kite. With a simple 'click' you can push the QR Loop back and continue riding.
CERAMIC BALL BEARING
The PLKB Compass bar comes with a Ceramic ball bearing swivel. This makes twisting the bar super smooth and keeps your lines untwisted. The Ball bearing is open so sand can flushes out easily.
TWISTING SAFETY CONNECTOR
To keep the Safety Line in good condition it should not be twisted. Because the connector is placed behind het ball bearing, it unwinds automatically.
EASY TRIMMING - NO MORE TANGLES LINES
The Trimline and Clamcleat have been developed to create a perfect lock for easy power adjustment. When your kite is depowered. The grab handle can be locked to the side of the clamcleat with the Velcro Lock.
DYNEEMA SK75 425KG LINES 18M & 22M
The Compass bar has been made with only the highest quality SK75 lines. These lines can handle up to 425KG and are braid to perfection. Lines with Anti-twist, Minimal Stretch and UV-protected for maximum durability and safety. All lines are black with color coded connectors for kook proof attachment. The Power Lines are split after 8m to prevent your bar from sliding all the way to the kite after pulling the safety.
ONE BAR FOR ALL
The Compass bar has an option in the leader lines to add a brake line. This could convert the Compass LEI Control bar to be used for foil kites. Also a 5th line can be added to be used in the snow or for the 5-line kites.
EASY REPLACING PARTS
Every part of the bar can be easily replaced for maintenance or upgrades.