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

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 UV Protection Sunglasses for Watersports

Whatever your watersport is, it’s vital to use good quality UV protection sunglasses even when it doesn’t seem all that sunny. The effects of UVA and UVB on the eyes is now well-known and prolonged exposure can cause long-term damage such as eye cancer, cataracts, macular degeneration and Pterygium (“Surfer’s Eye”). The problem is that … Read more