On The Fly

In a round-up of the latest industry news, this issue, we go behind the scenes of the newest kiteboarding film on Netflix, Into The Wind. The World Class Kiteboarding Academy fills us in on their semester in South Africa, and we visit the hottest new spot on the GKA tour, Salinas del Rey. That's not all! Hear travel updates from your favourite pros and up-and-coming talents as they session worldwide. It's all right here in On The Fly!

Kitesurfing News

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Here is a tutorial from Naish team rider Michaela Pilkenton on how to replace a bladder on a Naish kite. If you have any questions,…

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If you thought hydrofoils were just about low wind or racing, you'll want to watch this! Hydrofoiling has more than one face, this is the…

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As part of the holistic ERGO_CONCEPT, ION is proud to announce yet another innovation. Prioritising riders' health, they focus product development on ergonomically fitting products.…

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Shinn goal was to designed a split board that's performance, quality, and style are worthy of the Shinn name and easy to take with you…

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Join F-ONE team riders Marie, Mizo, and Chucho for a fun surf foil session in Saint-Jean-de-Luz! #bettertogether Marie's quiver : Rocket Surf 4.2 Phantom 1280,…

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The rumours are true - FLYSURFER's ultimate progression Freeride kite: the BOOST is now available in two additional sizes: 5&7m - #BOOSTyourself The BOOST is…

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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 - Rottnest Island
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Rottnest Island
Rottnest Island

Why Visit Rottnest Island sits off the west coast of Perth, visible on the horizon on most days; it's a mere 18km from the mainland. Steeped in history, it is now a protected nature reserve, accessible by private boat or by two ferry companies that operate trips to the island every day. Home to white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters…

Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Gualliguaica
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Gualliguaica
Gualliguaica

Lake Puclaro is a windsurfing and kitesurfing paradise with guaranteed wind. In the summer season its beautifully warm and sunny, and the atmosphere down at the beach is amazing. People come from all over the world to spend the day on the lake, meet the resident locals and explore into the valleys of the Andes mountains. Gualliguaica is part of…

Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Mindoro
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Mindoro
Mindoro

Consistent wind, turquoise blue waters, friendly locals, and plenty of authentic experiences, are just a few of the many reasons Mindoro should be on your kitesurfing holiday bucket list. Mindoro is an unspoilt slice of kiting paradise should you chose to take the path less travelled. One of over 7000 islands in the Philippines, its proximity to the Northern point…

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

Turks and Caicos Islands

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.

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 - Double Grab - Tail to Nose
Kitesurfing Technique - Double Grab - Tail to Nose
Double Grab - Tail to Nose

Forever on the search for that little bit extra, something to challenge yourself and add a touch more zest to your airtime? Then here’s another stylish combo which should keep you busy for a while and looking good for even longer. Ten issues back we covered our first variant of the double grab, nose then tail, which one could argue…

Kitesurfing Technique - Toeside Front Roll to Toeside
Kitesurfing Technique - Toeside Front Roll to Toeside
Toeside Front Roll to Toeside

Toe to toe, a front roll with a difference. It’s funny how so much of kiting is based off one’s heels, when there are parallel universes out there comprised of all things toes, and if your name’s Tom Bridge, all things blind. It’s certainly a way to increase your trick count, but probably the best part is the different feeling…

Kitesurfing Technique - Toeside Popped Indy Grab
Kitesurfing Technique - Toeside Popped Indy Grab
Toeside Popped Indy Grab

This is a fun little addition to your toeside box of tricks which works equally well on flat water as it does off chop and kickers. If you’ve ever felt, yourself bereft of things to try on a downwinder this is a sure smile inducer. For starters having a small ramp, such as a piece of chop will make life…

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.

Naish Kiteboarding

United States

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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 - Cabrinha Contra 1 Strut 9m 2022
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Contra 1 Strut 9m 2022
Cabrinha Contra 1 Strut

The Cabrinha Contra 1 Strut is the second iteration of this kite. In a unique approach, Cabrinha has split the Contra range into two, with smaller sizes (up to 11m) available as the Contra 1 Strut, and the larger sizes (13m+) in a 3 Strut version, designed to keep the structure of the larger kites more intact. Back in 2020,…

Kitesurfing Reviews - North Kiteboarding Trace 145 x 45cm 2022
Kitesurfing Reviews - North Kiteboarding Trace 145 x 45cm 2022
North Kiteboarding Trace

As North continues to develop and add more products to its range for 2022, we see a new twin tip addition that joins the family, the North Trace. The Trace is all about light wind and free ride blasting. On those light wind days, having the option to take out a bigger board can really change your session for the…