Tech Focus: Duotone - EVO & EVO SLS 2022

The Evo has been the ultimate all-around kite in the Duotone lineup for 15 years. With the recent addition of the Evo SLS, you might be wondering what the key differences are. We spoke to designer Ralf Grosel, who filled us in on what sets the 2022 Evo SLS apart, and which kite might be right for you. Find out more in this IKSURFMAG exclusive!

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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 - São Vicente
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - São Vicente
São Vicente

São Vicente is a wild and uncrowded place, and it will give you the flavour of the true, authentic Cape Verde. December until June is the best kite season as the wind blow consistently almost daily. If you're into wave riding, then Cape Verde is the place for you! In one bay, you can choose, cross- shore, cross-onshore and cross-offshore conditions…

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 - Jambiani
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Jambiani

Well, apart from the fact the island has a great reputation, this location has many things to offer for your kite holiday or trip. A place with great waves and butter flat water, a place with steady, reliable side shore wind, lots of space and astonishingly uncrowded! Only 7km away from the overcrowded spot of Paje lays this fairly undiscovered…

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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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 - Popped Front Loop
Kitesurfing Technique - Popped Front Loop
Popped Front Loop

Its always good when you have the opportunity to learn something that looks lovely, which progresses nicely into more advanced moves and which you can throw down regardless of the conditions. The hooked in pooped front loop is such a cherub. Even when it’s too windy to show off all the technical tricks in your armoury, this added with a…

Kitesurfing Technique - Beach Start
Kitesurfing Technique - Beach Start
Beach Start

Being able to jump on your board and ride off into the sunset without dipping your derriere into the chilly April drink is a veritable pleasure. In it’s simplest form, and attempted in the right conditions, the beach start in Video 1 is well within every up winders grasp. As with so many elements of kiting, most of the skills…

Kitesurfing Technique - One Foot Dark Slide
Kitesurfing Technique - One Foot Dark Slide
One Foot Dark Slide

It's an absolute pleasure to welcome Heliarde back onto the technique pages of IKSURFMAG. We've had so much fun filming and working with him this past month, so here he is showing us how it's done, this time with the somewhat precarious looking one-footed Dark Slide, finished off with a back roll and late kiteloop, Muito show! This one 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.




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 - 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 - Ride Engine Elite V7 M 2022
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Elite V7 M 2022
Ride Engine Elite V7

As the original innovator of the carbon hard shell harness, Ride Engine has secured its spot in the industry as the hard shell king. The Elite is their flagship model and the most premium harness in the range and has received some exciting upgrades in its V7 / 2022 release. What seems to be the ultimate kite industry innovation goal…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Lyte XS 2022
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Lyte XS 2022
Ride Engine Lyte

Ride Engine has made some big leaps and bounds in harness designs in the past few years. From the early days of customised one-of-a-kind oven-baked hard shell harnesses to the popular carbon Elite production model hard shell, Ride Engine has been a trusted provider of harness comfort from the beginning. With the more recent s of the composite Sabre harness…