This kitesurfing handbook is for people interested in kitesurfing (also known as kiteboarding) and those already active in the sport. The focus is on equipment, tips, safety and travel. Introductory skills and techniques are also covered, along with possible skills progression. Advanced skills are mentioned in place but are not covered in detail.
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Getting started - basic skills
Disclaimer: Please note that this handbook is not a detailed instruction manual, and reading it is not a substitute for taking lessons from a certified instructor when you start kitesurfing. Hopefully, the information we provide will accelerate your learning and get you kiting quickly and safely.