Crazy Fly Says:
The 2016 CrazyFly Sculp is a versatile all-around performer, suitable for a wide range of riders and styles. It delivers consistency in all riding disciplines and offers incredible wind range.
With a re-designed shape, the Sculp delivers more hangtime and power. The Flat-Delta shape makes it incredibly smooth, stable and predictable in the air. Precise turning and easy control make it an extremely user friendly kite to fly.
The construction of the 2016 Sculp has been completely changed. The canopy is now made from Double Ripstop for improved rigidity and long lasting durability. The transitions between heavy duty Dacron base and the canopy are in round shapes rather than sharp angles and straight lines to spread tension more evenly. Even though the kite is stronger, weight has been reduced by 10%. Everything is topped with custom, bright, neon colors exclusively developed and made for CrazyFly.
Visit for more info: www.crazyflykites.com/cf2016/kites/sculp
Our Testers Say:
“A strong pulling kite that relaunches easily. I enjoyed the depower rigging cleat and line-setup,” Tom Fristoe.
“The power translated evenly comparably to the bar movement,” Rob Shea.
“The 12 meter really comes alive at its low end in lighter winds,” Davey Beard.
The 2016 Sculp is a 3-strut medium aspect low to medium aspect C-shaped kite that CrazyFly markets as an all around freeride kite. The Sculp comes with a large flow Boston valve that requires the larger inflation nozzle that comes standard with most pumps which makes for a quick inflate and deflate. There’s three wingtip steering settings for adjusting turning speed/bar pressure and a single setting front bridle that utilizes two pulleys. This year CrazyFly made significant changes to the construction that makes this kite feel lighter in the air. Testers commented on the Sculp’s medium plus bar pressure and noted it’s predictable turning speed. Testers found the Sculp easy to boost good size jumps with its predictable steering and good hangtime helping for soft controlled landings. Testers felt the Sculp really came alive in the upper edge of its wind range and found the relaunch to be fairly good when powered. Testers recommend the Sculp as an all around cruiser that is great for entry level and intermediate riders that are looking for a reliable freeride kite.
The 2016 Sick Bar is a full carbon fixed length (40, 45, 50, 55cm) bar with different line lengths based on bar length and a PU sheeting/throw line, no sliding stopper, metal insert, molded donkey dick, single center-line safety, low V, above bar depower Clam cleat with a strategically positioned Velcro tuning handle to keep the depower control toggle from tangling and a push away quick release with integrated swivel that doubles as a quick release guard. The center lines end in a knot and the outside lines end in pigtails. The length of sheeting/throw cannot be adjusted for varying arm lengths of kiters or the type of riding. The molded floats are stiffer than last years yet still kind of flexible. This is a huge improvement with regard to keeping the lines tightly wound and organized on the bar when not in use. The bar ends are soft and incorporate easy to use non-retractable bungees and the outside leader lines do not adjust for tuning/stretch. Overall, riders liked the simple narrow diameter, firm yet smooth rubber grip of the Sick bar and recommend it as a simple yet functional control system.
Visit for more info on the bar: www.crazyflykites.com/cf2016/sick-bar