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Main sections

 Section    Description
 IntroductionInformation about the handbook
 FAQFrequently Asked Question 
 GearKitesurfing gear selection, maintenance and usage
 Kitesurfing stylesA brief description of kitesurfing styles 
 Progression and skillsProgression examples and descripion of some skills - basic to intermediate
 Resources and linksLinks to additional sources of information on kitesurfing 
 SafetySafety procedures, guidelines and equipment 
 Top tipsThe top tips for safe and enjoyable kitesurfing
 TravelInformation on how to pack and travel for kitesurfing holidays 
 WeatherAssess weather and wind conditions for kitesurfing 
 WindWind directions and wind theory


Beginners or those interested in learning kitesurfing might like to initially read:
  • Introduction - get the buzz
  • FAQ - to find answers to your burning questions
  • Learn about wind
  • Progression and skills - The basics
  • Safety - maximise your enjoyment and safety
  • Gear - mandatory items required
  • Top tips - to get you going
  • Weather - to stay safe
  • Kitesurfers - see some of the world's best kitesurfers in action and read about what inspires them

Intermediate and experienced and kiters

Experienced and intermediate kiters might like to:
If you can't find the information you are after in this handbook, visit Resources and links to find it elsewhere.

Subpages (2): Beginners Intermediate