Editorial - See You On The Water

After more than three epic years on the IKSURFMAG team, Editor Crystal Veness is stepping down. She kicks off her last issue with the magazine by signing off, sharing a few words on her time with the team, and a look at what's next. Read it here!

Kitesurfing News

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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 - C Mauritius, Palmar
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - C Mauritius, Palmar
C Mauritius, Palmar

Why Visit C Mauritius Hotel? On the preserved eastern coast of Mauritius, C Mauritius' first hotel under the C Resorts brand boasts one of the most beautiful beaches on the island. Get a glimpse of the idyllic lagoon of Palmar as you take in the stunning sunrise view at C Mauritius. Experience the perfect island lifestyle at C Mauritius and...

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 playground for everybody. Half Dutch, half French, the island offers a multicultural  atmosphere. You will enjoy the French fine cuisine, duty-free shops on the French side...

Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Watamu
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Watamu
Watamu

Constant trade winds, a choice of sandbars, five kilometres of powder white sand beaches and large summer swells make Watamu a wonderful playground for kiters of all levels. A world heritage site, Watamu is also a protected area of outstanding natural beauty with safari game reserves as well as a stack of other activities and sights close by. Wind and...

Kitesurfing Lessons and Schools

Browse our kitesurfing schools index, with hundreds of schools listed from all round the world you will be learning to kitesurf in no time at all.

Big Blue Kiteboarding

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Kitesurfing Riders

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.

Set Teixeira

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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 - Unhooked Kite Loop
Kitesurfing Technique - Unhooked Kite Loop
Unhooked Kite Loop

Learning a unhooked kite loop has all the advantages of it’s hooked in cousin, but far fewer of the disadvantages. Performed powered it looks great and feels amazing, and yet in the novice stages you always have the option of letting go and reducing velocity and the subsequent impact. And that’s not all, we’ll be looking at it with a...

Kitesurfing Technique - Darkslide Front
Kitesurfing Technique - Darkslide Front
Darkslide Front

It can be easy to take kiting for granted, a bad session when you don’t feel comfortable, perhaps the wind’s not quite right, you’re off you’re A Game, and in the end, the lawn gets a pretty good mowing. Sometimes it’s worth giving ourselves a nudge and remember just why kiting can have such a strong hold and just why...

Kitesurfing Technique - Back Loop Kite Loop
Kitesurfing Technique - Back Loop Kite Loop
Back Loop Kite Loop

Ruben Lenten has pretty much made this move his-own, which is just as well because it could do with a bit of a revival. This is very much an advanced move and done well looks phenomenal (see above). Back in the day the back loop kite loop separated the men and women from the boys and girls. Obviously the kids...

Kitesurfing Brands

Find all the kitesurfing brands in our database and quickly view the most popular kitesurfing brands out there today. Each kitesurfing brand profile gives you a quick overview of the latest posts they have shared from Facebook, information about the brand, related news posts, reviews, videos, magazine articles and cover shots they have ever featured in. Get all the latest news and information about your favourite kitesurfing brands in one easy place.

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 - Naish Kiteboarding Kite Crossover 2024
Kitesurfing Reviews - Naish Kiteboarding Kite Crossover 2024
Naish Kiteboarding Kite Crossover

The Hover Kite Crossover offers a versatile and exhilarating experience for riders seeking to explore the world of kite foiling, kite surfing, wake foiling, and wake surfing. Designed with the perfect outline, volume, and rocker, this board is lightweight yet durable, delivering exceptional performance that will be appreciated by intermediate and advanced riders. Its thruster fin setup, wide tail, and...

Kitesurfing Reviews - North Kiteboarding Focus Hybrid 2024
Kitesurfing Reviews - North Kiteboarding Focus Hybrid 2024
North Kiteboarding Focus Hybrid

The Focus is an expertly designed board that pushes the boundaries of performance freestyle riding. They offer explosive pop, dynamic flex, and precise response. The greater traction provided by the board allows riders to hold their rail and edge harder, while the stiffer backbone ensures more controlled take-offs. The hybrid carbon technology used in the board incorporates unidirectional carbon reinforcement...

Kitesurfing Reviews - North Kiteboarding Astra 2024
Kitesurfing Reviews - North Kiteboarding Astra 2024
North Kiteboarding Astra

The Astra is an exceptional freeride board that appeals to lighter riders with its playful yet powerful performance. Recognizing that many lighter-weight riders struggle to control larger, stiffer boards designed for heavier riders, the goal was to create a board that offers more responsive flex, increased control, and softer landings without compromising performance. The Astra's smaller board length, narrower stance,...