Cabrinha Kiteboarding 1X and Overdrive 1X

Recall Number: #14-271
Date Published: September 09, 2014
Manufacturer: Neil Pryde Limited


Risk of injury

Summary by

The Cabrinha has issued a recall on Kiteboarding 1X and Overdrive 1X afer reports that the spring on the control mechanism can become jammed which can lead to a loss of control and possible injury. 

CPSC Official Description

The 1X and the Overdrive 1X control systems are both comprised of a light-weight control bar to control and depower the kite, a set of flying lines and a harness loop/quick release (QR) mechanism. Both products have an orange and black EVA grip and a new QuickLoopTM harness loop/QR. The RecoilTM spring mounted along the depower mainline is used to maintain the position of the trim adjusters. The 1X control system (model number KS51XCSFX) is a fixed length and is available in two sizes: 45 cm and 55 cm. The Overdrive 1X (model number KS5CSSDODO) is adjustable between two bar lengths and comes in sizes: 48-56 cm and 57-62 cm. Model numbers are located on a cloth tab attached to the bungee line restrainers at the end of the bars. The RecoilTM spring on the control mechanism can jam, leading to a loss of control, which poses a risk of injury.

Products Affected

Cabrinha Kiteboarding 1X System

Overdrive 1X Control System

What do I do next?

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled control system and contact any authorized dealer for a free repair part. Consumers can also call Pryde Group Americas (PGA); collect call at (305) 591-3922 from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or email to