How to Untangle Inverted Kite Lines: Without Landing!
A forum post in the Seabreeze.com.au Kitesurfing forums this week reminded us of a great video about how to fix this, but first, a quick tip on preventing Kite inversions in the first place.
Kites invert for one of two reasons; they either fall out of the sky, losing tension on the lines, or they hit the water and you continue riding towards them, also losing tension on the lines. To prevent it, easy! Keep tension on your lines. Experienced kiteboarders are in the habit of edging hard into the wind after a kite crash, this gains ground upwind, and also keeps the lines tight.
But if you’ve forgotten the above, and emerge with a twist in your lines. Here’s how to fix it, with the help of Jake Kelsick over in Antigua.
How hard should I pump my kitesurfing kite?
Would you expect a car to perform well with flat tires? Kites are the same! All manufacturers base their kites around a specific pressure, so here's how to make sure your kite is flying at its best.
Can I claim my kite's damage under warranty?
Kites are more durable than ever, but sometimes damage seems a little unfair. We've put together a guide on what kind of things can be claimed under kite warrantee, and what's best left for the local repair guy.
A Map of the Kite Spots in South East Queensland
From Bundaberg to Burleigh, this interactive map shows you most of the popular kiteboarding spots on the QLD Coast!