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19 12, 2020

Buying A Second Hand Kite

By |2023-08-09T10:36:01-04:0019/12/2020|Kitesurfing Tech & Kiteboarding Tech|0 Comments

Buying a second hand kite can be a bit tricky unless you know exactly what you are looking for, so let's make that happen! Do you want a new kite? If you immediately want to have that Christmas feeling and want to pump up that fresh smelling, crispy kite now now now… Than you need to go hunting for a new kite for yourself… Or… actually… maybe for your girlfriend… -hint, hint, hint…-. You can decide on buying a second hand kite to get good and confident in your riding. Above [...]

3 04, 2019

The Twintip Kiteboard

By |2023-08-09T10:38:20-04:0003/04/2019|Kitesurfing Tech & Kiteboarding Tech|0 Comments

We see them often… Those big question marks in their eyes when we ask them what kind of twintip kiteboard they have. For all they know all kiteboards are the same… Actually, even better yet.. they have it because they liked the colour of the board. When they offer us a look at the board we already hope it’s not the shiny one, prominently draped on one of our couches. We look at their happy faces while the wave their shiny board in our faces while showing off their little tiny ‘blades’, [...]

7 03, 2019

How the Kite flies

By |2023-08-09T10:36:35-04:0007/03/2019|Kitesurfing Tech & Kiteboarding Tech|0 Comments

How does the kite fly? It has been slamming onto the water for over 30 minutes now… While Yoël has been calling out for about the same amount of time already… All I have been hearing is… “Release the bar!!” Bwwwhhaaaammmmm “Let go of the bar!!” Frrrrrrrttttt Bammmmm “Not the orange line!” Crashhhh. It's my day off, but it isn’t Yoël’s. That beautiful first lesson... I turn around in my hammock and return to reading my book. When about 1 hour later I realize that they are quiet, no slamming and [...]

18 06, 2018

The Kiteboarding Kite

By |2023-08-16T07:54:09-04:0018/06/2018|Kitesurfing Tech & Kiteboarding Tech|0 Comments

You have just finished your kiteboarding lessons at the nicest kiteboarding spot on Curaçao with Awa Salu Kiteboarding Curacao, and have decided that, in between face planting during water start practice, doing the downwind scoot, over stalling your kite over and over again, and being a great amusement for your instructor, you are hooked on this great watersport called kitesurfing. You have just rolled and stuffed our kiteboarding kite into its bag and have collected your snotty towel. This of course after rinsing your sinuses with loads of salty St. Joris [...]

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