Kiteboarding Equipment Maintenance, Pre Flight Kite Inspection

Kiteboarding equipment is built tough, and is meant to last for years, but as with anything, wear and tear can add up and eventually lead to gear failure. Here a list of areas to check on your kiteboarding kite before heading out for a ride.

On the kite:

Kiteboarding Lessons - What Conditions Make Learning Easier

Learning to kiteboard is for many is an exciting challenge yet for others it can vary from frustrating to down right terrifying. Given ideal conditions the average person will be getting their first rides on a kiteboard after 5-6 hours of instruction. The consistency of the wind, amount of waves, air and water temperature, adequate space, and depth of the water all play into the difficulty one faces when learning to kiteboard. By choosing a location with optimal conditions you can get up and riding much faster and safer.

Kiteboarding: Marine Life - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Kiteboarding is one of the most fun, exciting, and enriching ways to explore the oceans of our planet. Kite propelled gliding and flying across the water to remote locations is fun, but amidst all the excitement we sometimes forget that we are explorers, and guests in an element that is not our own. Many of the waters inhabitants are intriguing and harmless, but there are many which are not. Here is a brief guide to the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly that you are likely to encounter throughout your kiteboarding adventures.

The Good