The Race Director

We chat to Tim Turner, the man behind one of the biggest long distance kite races on the planet about what makes the event so popular and so successful, and also about how Nico Parlier can travel at 60kph for 19 minutes straight!

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Sri Lanka really does look like a paradise! Join Zac Andrews and his friends and they kitesurf and adventure in this stunning country. So I finally got round t...

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OH YES! What a spectacular event this is! The #1 Kiteboard race in the Southern Hemisphere, the Red Bull Lighthouse to Leighton, had its 7th edition on Sunday...

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When you find yourself at arms reach of a long awaited goal, with every step leading to that, a drop was shed, a drop of sweat, of tear, of joy, of salt water....

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2 days ago | 02:10

Katie Potter spent 5 1/2 months traveling after finishing university. How did she spend her time? Kiting and being outdoors with friends as much as possible! C...

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Make sure you watch this upbeat edit from Laura Jaubert. She improves her tricks ten fold in the perfect conditions that Brazil has to offer! I began kitesurfi...

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We can hardly believe it ourselves, but we have just published our Sixtieth Issue! Check it out here: It’s been an incredible journey to get this far and we...

Kitesurfing Travel Guides

We have a wealth of kitesurfing travel guides at your fingertips. Choose your next kiteboarding destination by browsing our interactive map and reading in-depth information on accommodation, wind and weather, the best spots to kitesurf, local kitesurfing schools and recommended restaurants and nightlife for each location. Our kitesurfing travel guides are categorised into continent and countries so you can easily pick where you would like to in the sun.

Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Anguilla and Saint Martin
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Anguilla and Saint Martin
Anguilla and Saint Martin

St Martin is mainly known for its consistently dry climate and sunny weather. However, not everyone knows that its wind conditions are also consistent year round and the crystal clear waters offer a wonderful...

Saint Martin
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Southend On Sea
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Southend On Sea
Southend On Sea

When thinking of ideal kiting locations, turquoise water, sunshine and consistent winds spring to mind and Great Britain can deliver these despite its poor reputation. Southend On Sea is just a 40-minute train...

United Kingdom
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Grand Cayman
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Grand Cayman
Grand Cayman

The Cayman Islands, a British Overseas Territory, is made up from 3 islands in the western Caribbean Sea. It is famous for its tax havens to many global businesses but recently kiteboarding has prospered due t...

Cayman Islands

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Browse for your favourite pro kitesurfers in our riders database, with hundreds of pro riders listed all your heroes are right here. Easily find what you are looking for by viewing popular kitesurfers, male kitesurfers or female kitesurfers. Each rider profile gives you a quick overview of the latest posts they have shared from Facebook, information about themselves, related news posts, videos, magazine articles and cover shots they have ever featured in. Get all the latest news and information about your favourite kitesurfers in one easy place.

Kitesurfing Technique

Christian and Karine have been putting together the best kitesurfing technique guides in the business since our very first issue. There are hundreds of different kitesurfing tricks and tips to choose from including beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. Our kitesurfing technique section is easy to navigate and the perfect place to improve your knowledge before you hit the water.

Kitesurfing Technique - Under Turns
Kitesurfing Technique - Under Turns
Under Turns

Once you have giggled yourself senseless riding across the grand bleu, you know that the once unsure world of kitesurfing is in fact your true calling. With that knowledge comes the endless quest for hacking u...

Beginner
Kitesurfing Technique - Hooked Back to Blind Tail Grab
Kitesurfing Technique - Hooked Back to Blind Tail Grab
Hooked Back to Blind Tail Grab

Here’s a beauty. Those of you who have been following our technique for some time will recall how we used to bang on about going for moves which the conditions allow (saves a lot of frustration), and how lea...

Advanced
Kitesurfing Technique - Stance
Kitesurfing Technique - Stance
Stance

Stance, body position, posture: the way in which we hold ourselves on the board is the ultimate foundation, principle numero uno, THE fundamental of everything that we try and achieve in kitesurfing. From the...

Beginner

Kitesurfing Brands

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Kitesurfing Reviews

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Kitesurfing Reviews - Liquid Force Kites Carbon Drive 140 x 41cm 2017
Kitesurfing Reviews - Liquid Force Kites Carbon Drive 140 x 41cm 2017
Liquid Force Kites Carbon Drive

Liquid Force has had a significant revamp to most of its range for the coming season, new footpads, redesigned bars, the new Elite foil kite and much more. We have been checking out the 2017 Carbon Drive twin...

Twin Tips
2017
Kitesurfing Reviews - RRD Poison V3 LTD 138 x 42cm 2017
Kitesurfing Reviews - RRD Poison V3 LTD 138 x 42cm 2017
RRD Poison V3 LTD

We were lucky enough to get our hands on the new 2017 Poison LTD V3. The Poison is RRD’s pro freestyle twin tip board, and the LTD V3 is the carbon edition, making it a lighter and thinner model. The Poison...

Twin Tips
2017
Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Sculp 9m 2017
Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Sculp 9m 2017
CrazyFly Sculp

CrazyFly's kite range has gone from strength to strength over the past few years, and the Sculp is a product of that progression. Featuring three struts, a simple bridle system and a flat delta shape; the Craz...

Kites
2017
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