Tech Focus: North Kiteboarding

The team at North has had some serious growth over the past few years, with an all-star team of athletes and some recent changes to the design team. With two major releases including the 2023 North Orbit and the all-new Code Zero, we got in touch with Lead Kite Designer Pepijn Smit to find out all about what’s new behind the scenes at North!

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Kitesurfing Holidays and 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 kitesurf in the sun.

Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Kaliantan
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Kaliantan
Kaliantan

You'll be able to find wind, waves, and an epic adventure in Kaliantan. It's a spot that's likely to go boom on the tourist radar in the next few years, so get in quick while it's still uncrowded. Kaliantan is located in southern Lombok, an enchanting coastal region that is prosperous with white sand beaches, palm trees, and local culture.…

Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Rameswaram
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Rameswaram
Rameswaram

Rameswaram is a well-kept secret and one of the best kitesurfing spots in India. The eastern coast of India receives stable and steady trade winds for almost nine months every year, giving us a long kiteboarding season. Here you feel like real explorers, with so much on offer. You can indulge in the ancient history which features fabulous architecture and…

Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Cocos Keeling Island
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Cocos Keeling Island
Cocos Keeling Island

Boasting azure blue lagoons, shallow warm water and consistent trade winds from dawn to dusk, Cocos Islands are perfect for all levels... complete beginners, intermediates or advanced freestylers. Wind and Weather The wind blows consistently 15-25 knots all day every day from July through to October. The perfect quiver of kite for the average person would be a 7,9, and 12m. …

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Kitesurfing Technique - Foot 5 Transition
Kitesurfing Technique - Foot 5 Transition
Foot 5 Transition

Kiting with friends, whether it be pushing and motivating each other, laughing at one another or just having some good old-fashioned fun is often as good as it gets. If you’re not too cool for school, you’ll probably learn quicker also. This variation on the board hand plant transition isn’t however for those with ticklish feet. All you need is…

Kitesurfing Technique - Nose Grab Front Loop
Kitesurfing Technique - Nose Grab Front Loop
Nose Grab Front Loop

It’s always a pleasure to add a bit of extra panache to a move that you can already do, even if it is sometimes mildly frustrating to complicate a high percentage move, but hey the learning is fun and the rewards are worth it. We’ll call this the Nose Grab Front, to some of you’ll it’ll be a nose grab…

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 outset of getting up on the board, rocking upwind, resisting for take-off, popping, getting out through the lumpy stuff and anything else which requires you to…

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Kitesurfing Reviews

Take a look at all the latest and greatest kitesurfing reviews right here on our site. We've been testing and reviewing the latest kitesurfing equipment for years and our in depth kitesurfing reviews are revered the world over as being honest and up front. Easily find what you are looking for by browsing many categories or use our innovative search feature to find the right reviews you are looking for.

Kitesurfing Reviews - AK Durable Supply Co. Carbon Aerobar XS/S 2022
Kitesurfing Reviews - AK Durable Supply Co. Carbon Aerobar XS/S 2022
AK Durable Supply Co. Carbon Aerobar

Creativity knows no limits over at AK Durable Supply Co! We got our hands on the just-released AK Carbon Aerobar, a spreader bar that is without a doubt a revolutionary piece of harness technology. One might wonder, how and where is there more room to upgrade the simple spreader bar?! Well, we're not sure, but the crew at AK has…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Manera Halo 2022
Kitesurfing Reviews - Manera Halo 2022
Manera Halo

Manera has been one of the few companies to not fully embrace the popular hardshell design that has become so universal in the harness world. Now we can finally see what they have been working on as an alternative, and it's very impressive. Behind the scenes, they have been developing the Halo. A harness designed to take the benefits of…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha FX2 8m 2022
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha FX2 8m 2022
Cabrinha FX2

When Cabrinha released the 02 Collection at the start of the year, we were excited to see the brand's continued evolution. With some star-studded additions to the team (Hello Hannah!), a change of ownership in 2020, and the recent return of legendary designer Pat Goodman, this might be the most exciting Cabrinha era yet! We got our hands on the…