Pro Tips for Beginners

Kite Designs: Types of Kitesurfing Kites Simplified

F-One Bandit 4 2011

Modern inflatable 4-line kites used for kitesurfing these days, come in a very wide range of profile designs. With all the different terminology used to describe these kites, it's easy to get confused as to what the difference is between a C and a Bow kite, a Hybrid and Delta...and what on earth is a Delta Hybrid? Kite Design: … [Read more...]

Kitesurfing Progression: How to Jump

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Keen to learn your first kiteboarding trick? Let’s start off with a straight ‘air’, or jump. If you can jump properly, it makes it easier to do other more advanced tricks.This tutorial continues from the first in our series of kitesurfing progression tutorials, Riding Upwind. If you missed that lesson, and you are … [Read more...]

Kitesurfing Progression: Riding Upwind

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Learning to stay upwind is one of the first and most important kitesurfing skills you will want to learn as soon as you are up and riding.'Riding Upwind' is the first in our new series of progression tutorials brought to you by Calvin Da Silva from Kitesports, a reputable kiteboarding shop based near Durban, South … [Read more...]

Beginners Guide to Kitesurfing: Getting Started

Kitesurfing Board Grab

So you’ve heard about this awesome, not-so-new-anymore, sport that's taking over the beaches and skies around the world called kitesurfing, or otherwise known as kiteboarding... and you’ve finally decided to see what the fuss is all about? Well, you’ve come to the right place!But first let me just say this... … [Read more...]