Two new divisionary patents! 25/04/2007

Two divisionary patents were just applied (April 2007), based on elements contained in the 2004 patents. One protects the arch bridle which connects the two front lines, the other one protects the sliding bridle which connects a front line to a back line. Come and see...

Beware of Imitations! 04/03/2007

What defines a real bow kite ? Come and see our new page Imitations to better understand what, beyond the known specific advantages we know – huge depower, easy relaunching, very large wind range – differenciates the bow wing from the other kites of the...

Translation of the press articles! 06/12/2006

Finally it’s done: all the press articles are now translated to english. A source of information for those who want to know the details on the beginnings of kitesurfing. You will then realize that the Legaignoux’ ambition was from the start to create a...

SBC Kiteboard survey 28/10/2006

15 months after the introduction of the Bow concept by our licensees Cabrinha and Takoon, the results of the SBC Kiteboard Magazine industry survey are : Total number of kites sold for the 2006 model year: 114,465 Number of SLE/Bow/Hybrid kites sold for the 2006 model...

To the attention of the counterfeiters! 18/07/2006

Within the framework of our anti-counterfeiting fight, we come to gain in France in first instance a lawsuit against two French companies, distributing the C-shape kites and 4-line control bars of a foreign brand, which we will not name for now since an appeal can be...

Website update and Licensees list 29/05/2006

We are happy to present this new version of the www.bowkite.org site, coupled with the www.bowkite.com site. You will find there in particular downloadable copies of all the Legaignoux patents and a press-book of old articles (translations will soon be available) We...

Bravo Alex! 05/07/2006

It will have taken less than one year after the arrival of the first Bow kites on the market before a rider using Bow kites wins fame on the PKRA. Alex SOTO, a Dominican practising kitesurfing for 3 years in Cabarete, sponsored by Cabrinha and whose best result in an...

Incredible kite ! 06/04/2006

Here is what could be the 2007/2008 bow kite evolution: A high AR super flat kite, 7 struts, thin LE, two pulleys on the kite LE, no pulley on the bar, light bar pressure. Let’s Bruno explain : “This is a 4.5m proto. Firstly it was supposed to be a...
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