Kitesurfing Articles

About Buying Second Hand kites

Some tips & tricks for buying your next kite...

Australian Kitesurfing Shops & Schools

Need to find a kiteboarding store or kiteboarding school for lessons - all stores listed here

Do I need kitesurfing lessons?

Should I learn of my mates, or get lessons, or...

Filming kitesurfing over your shoulder with a GoPro HD

Lots of inventive solutions from Australian Kitesurfers on how to get great imagery with the GoPro

Getting out through a beach break...

Heading out in the surf for the first time, maybe at a local beach break? Some great tips from the crew in the forums about how to kitesurf your way out through the sets...

How to "duck tack" your surfboard

An alternative to gybing your surfboard while kitesurfing is the tack...

How to choose your Kitesurfing gear

A guide to the kites, boards, and harnesses - get the right kitesurfing equipment to get your kiting career off to the right kind of start...

How to do a backroll

One of the best tricks to kick off your freestyle kiteboarding career is the backroll - hugely satisfying, and easier than you might think...

How to do your first jump

Kiteboarding jumps are visually spectacular and a real buzz to do. Just getting started? This kiteboard jump tutorial is for you.

How to go from Surfing to Kitesurfing

If you've never kitesurfed before, but love your surfing, then read on to see how you can turn those blown-out days into something amazing...

How to go upwind on your kiteboard

Going upwind is one of the first skills you'll need when kiteboarding, otherwise you'll be doing "the walk of shame" .. walking back to where you started, rather than kiting there!

How to gybe a surfboard

If you're about to gybe (jibe) a surfboard then this is for you. For any budding kitesurfing transitioning from a twintip, or using a surfboard for the first time.

How to make a Paulownia Kite Board

GDog shares how he handmade made his own kiteboard, from scratch

How to mount a GoPro in your kite...

GoPro, CamRig? - how do you get footage from your kite using a GoPro. Checkout this handy invention which lets you film from the kite, and your wrist...

How to pack your kitesurfing bag for travelling

Going away on a kiteboarding trip can be a total disaster if you don't pack your kite properly.

How to progress in Freestyle Kiteboarding

Henning provides an excellent freestyle Kiteboarding guide...

How to ride toeside

An important skill to get sorted as soon as you've got the basics of kitesurfing mastered.

How to self land your kite

Self landing a kite is handy skill to have...

How to start Kiteboarding

All the information you need to get started in Kite surfing - Lessons, Associations and getting plugged into the community...

How to stick a surfpad on your kiteboard (surfboard)

North kiteboarding shares a few tips & tricks on how to get it right...

How to take photos from your kite

Use the KiteCam to take aerial photos from the centre strut of your kite

How to tune your kite line lengths

Kite not handling how you think it should - maybe your line lengths aren't right...

How's your board control?

Are you being slack while you're kitesurfing and not focusing as much as you could?

Kite Innovations - from C to Bow to Hybrid to ...

A look at how far kite design has come in the last ten years - and at the classic kites of 2010

Kite relaunch technique videos

These two short clips are basic crash courses on relaunching a kite.

Kitesurfing - How to get started

How to kitesurf - everything you need to know - tips, tricks, gear, and where

Kitesurfing beginner questions

New to kitesurfing and curious about how it works? Read some of the Q's & A's in here.

Kitesurfing Terminology & Lingo

Chicken loop? A loop when you're scared? All the terms explained.

Loosen up those ankles before kiteboarding...

Victoria Soloveykina shares the goodies on how..

PayPal Scammers - read how they work it...

They trawl classifieds looking to scam people out of money..

Progress your kiting with an Intermediate Lesson

Most people get a few beginner kitesurfing lessons and quickly plateau - this doesn't have to be you!

Riding in Perth, WA - What you need to know.

The West Australian Kitesurfing Association have put together some handy fact sheets for kiting around the metro area of Perth

Right of Way Rules

There's a kiter coming straight at you - what happens? What about wave riding?

Safe Kiting Guidelines

Use the C.L.E.A.R. guidelines for a safe day out

Safer Kitesurfing from a pilots perspective

How a fighter pilot approaches a mission is how a kitesurfer can approach a sick kite session

Setting Up a Kite Camera

How to easily setup your own kite camera

Should I join a kiting association?

Kiting Associations exist to help their members - why should you join?

Should I use a board leash?

If you come from a surfing background, it's tempting to use a board leash - find out why not.

Skin Cancer & Melanoma

If you're out in the sun a lot, you need to be aware of the effects, and have your skin regularly checked for melanomas

Sydney Kitesurfing

Kite surfing in Sydney - lessons, and more...

Travelling to Bali - some Trip Tips

Here are a few tips to help you if you plan on going to Bali to Kite.

Wave Riding Tips - Backhand, by Ben Wilson

Kitesurfing tips on backhand riding in waves by Ben Wilson

Wave Riding Tips by Ben Wilson - Part 1

Part 1 of a series of articles of kitesurfing wave technique and tips for the Seabreeze readers by Ben Wilson

Wave Riding Tips by Ben Wilson - Part 2

Kitesurfing Wave Tips # 2 - Thanks to all those who sent questions after the last article.

Wave Riding Tips by Ben Wilson - Part 3

In this article we will cover 2 advanced kitesurfing moves plus some survival tips when it all goes wrong.

Where to kitesurf in Western Australia (official)

WAKSA (West Aus Kitesurfing Association) list of kiting areas

Will you waste this summer?

If you want to progress in Kitesurfing, sometimes you need to have a plan...

Winter Weather Warning for new Kitesurfers

Take care with winter winds - they can change radically, both in direction and speed. Wind speed can double in an instant.
 
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