Freestyle | Wave | Freeride

3-IN-1 KITE 

Meet the GTS3. A bridled, 3 strut, C-kite. A 3 in 1 style master. Your first choice for unhooked freestyle, relaxed freeriding, or waves. With its linear and predictable behavior, you might think the kite is virtually connected to your cortex. Its signature turns complement any transition and gets you going when that big wave is chasing you down. Try the ultra agile wave...kiteloop...unhooked...freeride machine soon. And experience its versatility.

Radically versatile.

Unleash your inner freestyle ninja with the 3 strut, Future-C GTS3. With its impeccable unhooked manners, wave prowess, and precise yet playful freeriding. Check out all the tech stuff we squeezed into this kite.

Light, zippy and super precise in freestyle or waves. Raise your game with the GTS3.

Key Feature Snapshot


Three struts promote more twist than five. More twist initiates faster turns. Fewer struts also reduce kite weight which helps in slack line drift. 


True C-kite feel. For snappy turns with a controlled and consistent pull. And for the GTS3, we cut the shape even deeper (thus increasing tip length over the previous GTS2) for even more reliable turns.


The GTS3 inherits cat-like reflexes from its thin, square-ish, ‘C-style’, wing tips. The swept design is slightly lengthened over the GTS2 for even better response. 

CORETEX® Triple Ripstop

Exclusive to CORE. Our, industry leading, triple ripstop canopy fabric is protected and strengthened with three different coating processes called emulsions. CoreTex sets new benchmarks in breaking strength, tear resistance, longevity, UV protection and elongation. Feel the tight, crisp signature only a CoreTex kite can deliver.

CoreTex® Triple Ripstop
CoreTex® Triple Ripstop Canopee von innen
CoreTex® Triple Ripstop Struktur
CoreTex® Triple Ripstop Canopee


Short and sweet. The super short bridle system improves feedback so you can better feel your kite position. For precise, tight turns. In the larger kite sizes, this reflexivity increases even more so. Just imagine a kite that practically anticipates every turn, as if it’s hot-wired to your brain.


HF or Hard Finish Dacron is an exceptionally durable Dacron which we use to reinforce the kite frame and steering areas promoting a more direct and crisp response to bar input.


Kite speed and bar pressure are a matter of choice. Your choice. With fully adjustable back line tension, bar pressure and kite turning speed, our quick adjusting trim system gives you the freedom to ride any way you like. But don’t worry, the kite comes out of the bag ready to fly so you can play with the adjustments later.



No special hose adapter needed here! The heavy duty Speed Valve 2 connects directly to any standard 20mm O.D. twist lock pump hose. The Speed Valve 2 maximizes airflow, minimizes inflation times and noticeably reduces pump pressure. The valve location also protects it from beach hazards. This inflation/deflation system is so good you may even leave your electric pump at home.

GRINTEX® Patches

Anti-wear patches where you need them. New, extreme abrasion resistant patches on leading edge segment seams and strut attachment points will give you another level of protection from those perfectly placed beach hazards.


The GTS3 is fully compatible with the Sensor 2 or the Sensor Pro bar which feature precise kite control and our unparalleled Supported Single Frontline Safety (SSF) system. Naturally, the GTS3 is also compatible with older 4 line CORE bars too.

Sensor 2 Barsystem
Sensor 2+ Barsystem
Sensor Pro Bar



Instant relaunch really is instant! The GTS3 is designed to immediately drift into a perfect relaunch position whenever the bar is released. Wave riders will appreciate how easily the kite releases from the water when time is of the essence. So go ahead and try that strapless 360, you know your GTS3 has your back.

Stylefinder + Skill Level


Freeride | Easy Riding | Hangtime 90percent
Freestyle (hooked) | Big Air 90percent
Wakestyle (unhooked) 90percent
Kiteloops 100percent
Wave 90percent
Race | Upwind 90percent


GTS3 5.06-823-40949 EUR
GTS3 6.05,5-820-36979 EUR
GTS3 7.05-717-33999 EUR
GTS3 8.04,5-715-301099 EUR
GTS3 9.04-713-281149 EUR
GTS3  10.04-6,512-261249 EUR
GTS3 11.03,5-611-241299 EUR
GTS3 12.03,5-610,5-231349 EUR
GTS3 13.03-510-221379 EUR
GTS3 14.03-59-211449 EUR
GTS3 LW 15.03-59-201549 EUR
GTS3 LW 17.02,5-58-191599 EUR
Sensor 2 / 2+ barallall459 / 489 EUR
Sensor Pro barallall599 EUR
* suggested retail price. Pricing may vary.


The GTS3 is fully compatible with the Sensor 2 bar, Sensor Pro bar and Sensor bar.

6 Year Parts Availability 

CORE kites are built to last. Our legendary durability is backed by a six year parts availability guarantee. We will stock all GTS3 replacement parts for a minimum of six years from date of purchase.

Kite includes

Custom backpack, manual and repair kit.

Available at your local retailer.

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