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The Best Kiteboarding Accessories

Kiteboarding is one of the most fun activities out there. Here we put together our pick of the best accessories for kiteboarding to make your next kite session even more fun. 1. An Action Camera Strap an action camera to your board, your kite, or your head. Capture your session and tricks to share online or at home. This is the most expensive on the list but it packs some pretty amazing tech in a small unit. Make sure you put the flotation attachment on so you don't lose it if a mount breaks. 2. Sunglasses Grab some of our water shades designed for water sports. They come with a strap and they float so you won't lose them. All pairs have polarized lenses to...

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What Equipment do you need to Kiteboard?

This is a list for those interested in learning kiteboarding. We will cover the essential equipment you need to kiteboard.  1. A Kite The kite is what gives you lift. Most kiteboarders have more than one kite for different wind or conditions. For example a common kite combination would be a 9 meter and a 12 meter kite. This refers to the area of the kite. There are different kinds of kites including inflatable edge kites and ram air kites. A pump is needed to setup an inflatable kite. If you're learning a trainer kite can be important as well.  2. Bar and Lines The bar and lines are what control the kite. They are packaged together and most configurations are universal...

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The Best Life Jackets for Kiteboarding

Life jackets can be difficult to find for kiteboarding since most normal vests get in the way of the harness and can be uncomfortable. It’s important to pick one up if you want to kite in harsh conditions and want extra safety or if it’s the law. Below are what we have found to be the best life jackets for kiteboarding as well as some good impact vests. Salus Eclipse Buoyancy Aid This is a minimal vest with a pull over and side zip design. There is a grip lining as well as a bucket to keep the lifejacket from riding up. It is made from neoprene and nylon. It features a chest zip pocket that is big enough to...

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How long does it take to learn Kiteboarding?

This is something that is obviously different for everyone. Some people can get up riding on their board in the first day but for others it takes weeks. An estimate average is 5 days of practice to get up on the board riding. It really helps if these are back to back so you can retain the lessons already learnt more easily. Lessons are a great way to learn faster because you’ll save a bunch of energy not having to walk back up wind for every body drag or boarding attempt. Luckily one of the best things about kiteboarding is that every step of learning us fun. Trying the test kite for the first time and feeling the power of...

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All Black Kiteboarding Kites

The Seafarer Stealth is a line of all black kiteboarding kites. The design aesthetics affect the function and performance of the kite. Cost and product longevity were also considered in the design process.  To create complicated designs on kites more stitching and printing is needed. This ends up adding up. We wanted the Seafarer kite to be as light as possible to perform better across a wider range of wind. Also managing to keep the price low for our customers having a simple design required less initial cost and unit cost.  The stark aesthetics were also chosen to be a timeless design. Kites can survive for years and an all black kiteboarding kite will always be in style. These kites also come...

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