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Martin Lark

RRD News, Religion Mk9 Blkrbn

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The Religion MK9 BLKRBN is a limited edition version of the Religion MK9 and the first LTD version of a kiteboarding kite in our history. This is a special kite range that will introduce all the RRD lovers to the Year 25 collection. In fact, this is the first product that opens the YEAR 25 collection to celebrate the RRD QCC ( Quarter Century Collection)!


This unique version of the MK9 retains all of the same technology and performance as its bold counterpart but with a design suited for riders who want to keep a low profile with their equipment while making a big impact with their riding. The BLKRBN is a rare opportunity to make a statement in the most subtle manner while owning a piece of history.


This sophisticated look will be released in a very limited quantity to those select few that act fast and take advantage of the Religion MK9 BLKRBN; RRD’s concealed weapon of choice. Be one of the very few riders to own a unique piece from RRD with an extremely limited production of only 200 units, numbered individually, produced for the entire world.


Available from 30 January 2019 in the shops.







Kite designer Werther Castelletti about the Religion MK9 BLKRBN;

"The MK9 has undergone only minor changes compared to our most successful wave kite, the Religion MK8. The large sizes, 9m up to 12m, remain virtually the same while the smaller sizes, 8m down to 4m, have a revised leading edge and again the addition of a pulley. These changes on the smaller sizes allow the kite to self regulate in stronger conditions, which makes you hold on comfortable in stronger winds. Next to that it increases the wind range, and provides more hang time for those who still like to send it!"






  • Structural frame technology with a mix of 195 grms. Polyant Dacron and light weight D2 Techno Force™ Double Ripstop
  • Internal and external extra reinforcements on every leading edge panel 
  • Exclusive D2 Techno Force™ Double Ripstop reinforcement  panels sewn at 45° on week areas
  • Kevlar struts tail
  • Reinforced bridle attachments with external PU disks and an internal double adhesive Dacron patch
  • EVA Scuff Protectors






Also for the Religion MK9, BLKRBN we have added the new Front Line Trim, with a WAVE SETTING and a FREESTYLE WAVE SETTING. The freestyle wave setting pulls less on the harness, has a more direct bar feeling, de-powers the kite more when needed, and forces the kite to fly more towards the edge of the window which creates more lift! The wave setting is more suited towards purely riding in the surf with less bar pressure and a kite that sits deeper in the wind window, maximizing the drift for when riding down the line.





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