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Trimming the Kite
Trimming the kite refers to the techniques needed to regulate its power. When you move the control bar up and down the trim bar you actually change the angle at which the kite flies at and the power it delivers. Pulling the bar also pulls the...
Launching and Landing the Kite
When you launch the kite be careful to set it at around 90 degrees to the wind angle, positioned on the edge of the wind window. The person helping you with the launch should keep the kite in an upright position and wait for you to signal him to r...
Rigging the Kite
The first thing you need to do is take the kite out of the bag and unfold it. Pick up the pump, insert the pump nozzle into the strut valve and inflate the strut. Close the valve and secure it, but be careful not to push the valve inside the strut...
TKSA
The local kiteboarding community of Tasmania has founded the Tasmania Kite Surfing Association in order to best promote this great sport and to support the needs of all passionate kiteboarding riders. The TKSA is a non-profit organization run by v...
FSKI
The Italian Sport Kite Federation, Federazione Sport Kite Italia was founded in Rome in 1999. At the beginning it was just a kite school, but with the constant growth in popularity of kiteboarding in Italy, the need of an official sport federation...
AAK
Asociacion Argentina de Kite, the Argentinean Kitesurfing Association was founded with the purpose to promote kiteboarding in this country, to offer kiteboarding enthusiasts support and provide them with access to beaches and waterways and to enco...
SPKA
Kiting related sports have become very popular and gather a huge number of fans each season. Scotland is one of the countries in which these sports are much appreciated. That is why kiteboarding sports enthusiasts have joined and founded the Scott...
SAKSA
The South Australian Kite Surfing Association was founded with the purpose to assure safe kiteboarding practice, involve the media and public into this wonderful sport, provide access to beaches and waterways and promote kiteboarding in the South...
AKSA
The Australian Kite Surfing Association is dedicated to promote the safe practicing of kiteboarding and provide access to beaches and water courses on the Australian continent. It is also the main regulatory body for the sport of kiteboarding in A...
BKSA
The British Kite Surfing Association was founded in 1999 and starting with the 16th of April 2010 it represents the National Governing Body for Kitesurfing in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Annually, it holds over 15 instructor tra...