Perth's Best Holidays for Kiteboarding Yet?
South South West. 18-25 knots and temps between 15 and 33 degrees. It doesn’t get much better than that, even on Maui. Perth is undoubtedly the kiteboarding capital of Australia when it comes to weather, as it became clear this week with a quick look around the country.
Sydney certainly wasn’t coming to the party this week, with erratic rain showers, storms and a lacklustre seabreeze hitting 18 knots earlier in the week. Brisbane was foilers paradise, with light winds offering only those with big kites and foils a chance for a ride. This week – it’s storms all round in the arvo with a possible respite next week and a return of the jellyfish and Northeasters.
Down south, there’s nothing to see either. Melbourne’s beaches are in for tops of 25 with the worst kind of arrows for everyone (even the fisherman and paddlers!) YELLOW! Adelaide, same deal. Terrible! Hobart? Nobody kites there anyway. Not this week at least.
So – love kiteboarding? Move to Perth. But you knew that ;-)
Extreme Durability Testing with Cabrinha & Nick Jacobsen
They handed him a kite, and said 'try and break this!'.
Is wakestyle coming to foiling? This guy's doing it!
Handle passes, backflips and round-the-boat shenanigans, this guy is taking wakestyle into the future by doing it on a foil.
Not free for the taking, but it's worth it - Cocos Islands
Tom Hebert and Reno Romeu hit the island paradise off the West Australian coast, but they find that you need to give back, in order to score the perfect kiteboarding conditions.