Tech Focus: Armstrong Foils

While not the biggest brand in the industry, it’s clear that Armstrong Foils has a big reputation and a proven product. With foils that suit any and every watersport, including some designed specifically for kitesurfing, we caught up with Armie Armstrong to find out what goes into making the perfect foil. Read more in this exclusive interview!

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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 - Tarifa
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Tarifa
Tarifa

Tarifa is the most southern point in Europe, world widely known for having insane winds! If you are hoping to get very consistent wind, this is the place to go. There are loads of different spots that work depending on the wind direction. In Tarifa, you have a Levante that blows from the east and the Poniente that blows from…

Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Soma Bay
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Soma Bay
Soma Bay

Egypt provides a phenomenal playground with consistently windy conditions for 75% of the year. The warm, dry African winds pass through the desert to offer an enjoyable hairdryer type breeze as you cruise over the Red Sea crystal clear. The water is flat, turquoise and great for freestyle. It is a relatively short hop from Europe and is usually available…

Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Tenerife
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Tenerife
Tenerife

If you're looking for somewhere to kite all year round in Europe, it's undoubtedly the Canary Islands. A group of Spanish archipelago located in front of the Moroccan coast. Spring throughout the year attracts millions of tourist from all over Europe, especially those from colder climates. Tenerife, one of the islands, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in…

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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.

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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 - Toeside Back Loop Downloop Transition
Kitesurfing Technique - Toeside Back Loop Downloop Transition
Toeside Back Loop Downloop Transition

If Paul Simon were a kitesurfer, he’d have surely written about the numerous ways to leave the water and perhaps more poignantly about how many transitions there are on offer for us to learn. So here is another for those of you that love adding bows to your quiver, enjoy a decent challenge and have good enough memories to remember…

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 Technique - Surfboard Tack
Kitesurfing Technique - Surfboard Tack
Surfboard Tack

There are a couple of ways to tack a surfboard, so here’s one which hopefully is the least complicated and which should take less time to learn. Tacking any sort of directional board is a useful skill, as turning around quickly without loosing any ground downwind certainly saves time and effort, especially when all you are trying to do is…

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.

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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 - DUOTONE Wam D/LAB 5'9 2022
Kitesurfing Reviews - DUOTONE Wam D/LAB 5'9 2022
DUOTONE Wam D/LAB

The Wam is a classic in the Duotone stable; it's been around longer than most of us have been kiteboarding. It's a modern take on a traditional shape, and over the years, it has evolved to be one of the best all-round surfboards on the market. With a squash thumb tail, thruster set up, and pointy nose, it's capable in…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Reo V6 7m 2022
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Reo V6 7m 2022
Ozone Reo V6

The Reo is the dedicated wave kite from Ozone, perfect for the rider who wants an uncompromising tool to maximise every session. Ozone is known for only releasing new products when it is ready, and the new Reo V6 comes with updated material technologies and tweaks to the design to further improve the flying characteristics. We've long been fans of…

Kitesurfing Reviews - DUOTONE Evo SLS 9m 2022
Kitesurfing Reviews - DUOTONE Evo SLS 9m 2022
DUOTONE Evo SLS

Duotone has a fantastic and comprehensive quiver of kites available to their users; there truly is something for everyone in all disciplines of kiteboarding. The Evo is marketed as the most all-around kite in the range and comes in both the standard and SLS (Strong, Light, Superior) construction. The SLS materials give this kite a much sharper, premium feel compared…