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Kite Differences
You may wonder what a C-kite, bow or hybrid kite means if you are not yet very familiar with the world of kiteboarding. It is best to know the characteristics of a kite, so you...
Checking the harness
As you already know, the harness is quite an important piece of equipment for any kiteboarder. It will distribute the weight from your arms through your body for optimal comfort...
The right harness
Any rider knows that a harness is absolutely required when setting out with his kite on the waves or on land. The idea behind the harness is that it shifts the pressure and load...
Get ready for the waves
If you are kiting in a crowded location, and not only, you should pay extra attention to the other riders and to the people around you. Choose a safe place to set up your kite,...
Help fellow kitesurfers land their kite properly
Many times the riders who are done with their session will require your help to land their kite. You will often come face to face with the following situation, especially if you...
Pick the spot from where you want to launch. Make sure there are no obstacles that can hold you back; if there are obstacles try to avoid them. Place the kite in the spot from...
How to launch your kite
Pull in your trim strap to a point that will allow your kite to fly stably in the given wind conditions and also allow you to properly depower the kite if necessary. Check the...