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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 - Sankt Peter-Ording
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Sankt Peter-Ording
Sankt Peter-Ording

2km wide and 12km long, Sankt Peter-Ording is home to a beautiful wide landscape featuring the biggest beach in Germany. One of the best things about the beaches is that when the kitesurfing season starts (from Easter until November), there is no need to walk the beach to get to the kite spots as all the beaches are accessible by…

Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Cat Island
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Cat Island
Cat Island

Located just one hour from Fort Lauderdale or 30 minutes from Nassau, Cat Island is one of the 700 islands of the Bahamas where you can step out of the plane and disconnect with the world! Far away from mass tourism, this is the perfect place to relax or enjoy epic conditions for kiteboarding, surfing, sailing, scuba diving (and shark…

Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Loissin
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Loissin
Loissin

The region around Greifswald is beautiful, wide and still not very touristy. The Greifswalder Bay is a huge bay with no currents and home to several great kitesurfing spots. It's perfect for training and also good for foiling (if you stay out of shallow water) and not too crowded. The kitesurfing is not tide-dependant, and in the summertime, you'll have…

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.

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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 - Kite Loop 3
Kitesurfing Technique - Kite Loop 3
Kite Loop 3

The KL3 is a genuine pleasure to tame. Having a bit of pull from the kite and chucking a pass in to boot should get you cheering yourself on even without witnesses. Best bet before trying this would be to get your shifty 3 down, as that way you’ll be used to the rotation and muscle memory should prevail when…

Kitesurfing Technique - Front Foot One Foot Front Loop
Kitesurfing Technique - Front Foot One Foot Front Loop
Front Foot One Foot Front Loop

A few issues back we covered the front foot one foot jump, this time round we’ll be looking at adding a front rotation into the mix. Although based around this most cheeky of foot outs, combining it with a front loop/roll brings about a new set of challenges, namely controlling both the kite and your rotation. So let’s not beat…

Kitesurfing Technique - Unhooked Popped Front Grab
Kitesurfing Technique - Unhooked Popped Front Grab
Unhooked Popped Front Grab

Here we go – unhooked grabs always seem like a good idea until you decide to try one, and the task ahead seems a little bit more daunting than the initial light bulb moment. That said, there’s no reason not to add some picante to your unhooked moves. We’ll start off here with the popped front roll with a tail…

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 SLS 5'7 2021
Kitesurfing Reviews - DUOTONE Wam SLS 5'7 2021
DUOTONE Wam SLS

The Duotone Wam has been a stalwart in the line up for many years now, it's a trusty all-round shape designed for a range of riders and to suit a variety of waves. It's the Swiss army knife of the line-up, happy in the smaller stuff, but also confident when the conditions get bigger. It will see you through your…

Kitesurfing Reviews - F-ONE Kiteboarding Mitu Pro Flex 5'8 2021
Kitesurfing Reviews - F-ONE Kiteboarding Mitu Pro Flex 5'8 2021
F-ONE Kiteboarding Mitu Pro Flex

The world’s most popular kitesurfing board is back, Mitu and the team at F-ONE really hit this shape out of the park all those years ago, and it has remained popular ever since. It’s a board that seemingly does the impossible, offer everything Mitu Monteiro needs to perform at the very highest levels of the sport, while still offering novice…

Kitesurfing Reviews - F-ONE Kiteboarding Bandit 9m 2021
Kitesurfing Reviews - F-ONE Kiteboarding Bandit 9m 2021
F-ONE Kiteboarding Bandit

The Bandit returns for its 14th edition for 2021. Last year saw F-ONE split the Bandit into 2 categories, The Bandit and the Bandit S (for wave riding and freeride) and both kites have received amazing feedback. I was lucky enough to get my hands on the 9m and the kite from the year before it feels like F-ONE have…