AK Method harness
AK Method waist harness is a so-called hard back waist harness. AK Durable Supply Co is a quirky brand that now also brings the knowledge of kiting to windsurfing and wind foiling with the AK Method harness. Due to its hard shell, the AK Method harness offers more support for the back, more direct feeling with the sail and therefore more control. Available in various sizes
AK Method waist harness is a so-called hard back waist harness. Hard shell harnesses are already common good for kitesurfers. We now also clearly see the trend towards hard shell trapezes within windsurfing and wind foiling. AK Durable Supply Co is a quirky brand that now also brings the knowledge of kiting to windsurfing and wind foiling with the AK Method trapeze.
AK Method hard back for better back support & freedom of movement
The big advantage of the AK Method hard back is that the forces are much better distributed over the lower back. This not only ensures that you have less chance of suffering from your back, but this also allows you to convert the forces to your rigging and you have a more direct feeling with the sail.
Especially for wind foilers who like to foil with larger sails, wearing a hard back is a must. It gives more feeling and ultimately more control.
Compared to the AK Synth hard back harness, the back of the AK Method is less high. This gives an even more direct feeling and more freedom of movement.
AK Method comfortably filled with memory foam
To ensure that a hard back is also comfortable, the inside of the harness is equipped with neoprene which is filled with preformed memory foam. This ensures that the harness sits softly, but also stays in the right place at all times.
The preformed memory foam gives a very good support in the lower back. After an hours-long session on the water, you notice that the back has been less stressed.
AK Method vs AK Synth hard back harness
In addition to the AK method, AK also has the AK Synth hard back harness. What are the differences?
- The back of the AK Method is 20% higher than the AK Synth
- The Synth gives more freedom of movement
- The shell of the AK Synth is stiffer than that of the AK Method
AK Method harness, which size to choose?
- Look for the right size in the size chart
- The harness are about a 1/2 size smaller
- Depending on the size, an S, M or L hook is included
AK Method harness questions or try it out?
Do you want to try the AK Method or AK Synth harness or do you have questions? Feel free to send us an email with your questions.