How to Kitesurf Upwind – 4 Things You Need To Know

After nailing the water start, riding upwind is one thing that a lot of kitesurfing beginners struggle with. But this article will look at how to kitesurf upwind without any difficulty. A few basic technique tips will have you heading upwind with confidence in knowing that you can get back to the same spot on … Read more

How to Set Up a Kitesurfing Kite

Separating the lines

If you’ve read my articles on starting out in kitesurfing, you’ll hopefully have had lessons from a professional qualified kitesurfing instructor. One of the first things you learn is how to set up  a kitesurfing kite  properly. The technique articles and tutorials I offer here are in no way designed to replace getting lessons. But … Read more

Kitesurfing Safety Gear

If you’re a beginner to kitesurfing, you need to wear the right safety gear. During your lessons you will have hopefully been provided with a helmet and impact vest. But now that you’re getting out unsupervised it’s vital to make sure you carry on using the right kiteboarding impact vest and kiteboarding helmet. Until you … Read more

Great Gifts For Kitesurfers

Gone Kitesurfing Towel

Ever wondered about great gifts for kitesurfers? There’s so much to choose from so what to buy a kitesurfer who doesn’t already have everything! Obviously the best gift is a £2000 voucher for my favourite kite shop! But I don’t think that’s happening, so I’ve been having a look around what’s out there and I’ll … Read more

Best Winter Wetsuit Review 2020

Winter’s here again in the Northern Hemisphere, so time to check out the best winter wetsuits for kitesurfing for 2020 and into 2021! There are some great wetsuit brands out there and I don’t intend to cover them all in this guide. But I’ve divided the review into three different price-bands and picked out the … Read more