Monthly Archives: August 2010

How to choose the right sized kite

Have you ever looked for advise on what kite size to use, only to find a chart for 75kg riders (and your weight is different)? Do you want to compare different types of kites for their optimal wind range?

To help you, we have produced a chart showing the wind range for each size kite. We have done this for rider weights of 50kg, 55kg, 60kg, 65kg, 70kg, 75kg, 80kg, 85kg, 90kg, 95kg and 100kg and for 4 kite types: bow high aspect-ratio, bow medium aspect-ratio, hybrid and C-shape.
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How to self-rescue

It’s just a matter of time: one day you will get stuck out there on the water at a distance from shore with no chance of a kite re-launch.  SO HOW DO YOU GET BACK TO SHORE? Well, the self-rescue technique, … Continue reading

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3 Steps to decide whether a spot has good windstatistics

Have you ever arrived at a holiday destination to find out that the 80% >4BFT only happens during the night or that the wind is gusty because it is offshore? Here is a 3-step process to check out statistics for yourself so you are … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Hi, I am part of a kitesurf school called kitesurf NOW . The aim of this blog site is to share insights to help you to enjoy our sport.

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