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Wetsuit Thickness and Water Temperature Guide.

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Are you wondering about the right wetsuit thickness for your needs? Unsure which suit is suitable for the water temperature you’ll be in? Curious about terms like “3/2 wetsuit”? Look no further! We’ve put together a guide to help you find the right suit thickness based on the water temperature that you plan on being in. We’ve included some charts tailored to each water sport to help you in making an informed decision.

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Ride Engine Elite Carbon V8 Kite Harness

For over two decades, Ride Engine has positioned itself as a leader in the world of kite surfing equipment innovation, by consistently pushing the boundaries to redefine performance standards. Their latest offering, the Ride Engine Elite Carbon V8 Kite Harness, is a testament to their unwavering commitment to excellence for you, the kite surfer. With a rich history in kite surfing and a discerning eye for product evolution, we’ve had the privilege of witnessing the evolution of kite harnesses. Yet, the V8 emerges as a pinnacle of achievement, promising riders an unparalleled experience on the water.

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Mastering Kitesurfing Jumps

Mastering the Technique of Kitesurfing Jumps. Watersports Warehouse Blog

Kitesurfing is the exhilarating sport that blends wind and waves, offering a unique and unforgettable experience shared with mother nature. If you aspire to lifting your kitesurfing adventures to new heights, then mastering the art of jumping is top of the list. In this guide, we’ll take you through the steps to jump high and land with finesse.

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Wave Period: A beginners guide to Understanding

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Whether you’re a neophyte catching waves or a seasoned expert, the concept of ‘wave period‘ has more than likely come up in your post- kite surf banter at the beach at least once during your kite surfing endeavors. Essentially, wave period refers to the duration, measured in seconds, between two successive wave crests—the pinnacle of the waves, to be precise.

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5 Astonishing Benefits of Kitesurfing

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Kitesurfing, which is also known as kiteboarding, has rapidly gained popularity in the recent years, captivating adventure seekers and water sports enthusiasts from all around the globe. Combining elements of from the already popular sports like surfing, windsurfing, and paragliding, this exhilarating sport offers a bit more than just a rush of adrenaline. Furthermore to its enthralling nature, kitesurfing gives us an array of physical, mental, and social benefits that all contribute to a well-rounded and fun filled lifestyle. Below we have a little look deeper into the remarkable advantages of kitesurfing and how this can have a huge positive impact on both your body and mind.

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The importance of a Kitesurfing safety knife

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Why You Need a Safety Kitesurf Hook Knife for Your Sessions

A kite safety line knife is an essential tool that every kitesurfer should have while out on the water kitesurfing. It’s a crucial precaution that could potentially save your life or others lives in emergencies. Unfortunately, it is often overlooked or not properly introduced, especially during entry-level kitesurfing lessons.

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Who has the right of way when kitesurfing?

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The best way of avoiding accidents and collisions when kitesurfing is to follow the simple right-of-way rules that every kitesurfer should know. Just like driving your car in traffic, there are rules in kitesurfing that dictate which kiter has priority, and which kiter must take evasive action. When you learn to kitesurf, this is one of the most important part of your theory training. The right of way rules aim to give every kitesurfer the simple guiding principles to keep everyone safe on the water.

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Choosing the right Mystic Kite Harness.

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Your Mystic kite harnesses is an essential part of your kiting gear. Having the best back support possible is of utmost importance to keep things safe and have you performing at your best.

Waist & Seat Harnesses

So what kind of harness do you need? This depends on a number of different factors. The first factor to consider is whether to go with a waist harness and a seat harness. The great thing about a waist harness is the freedom of movement that you’ll get. This is perfect for freestyling, free riding, big airs and wave riding. A seat harness makes it easier to take off and keeping you stable due to the lower tow point that it offers. You’ll generally see seat harnesses at kitesurfing‘s schools and beginners using them, but they can also be a great option for your seasoned surfer, opening up a whole new world and approach to the discipline of your choice.

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Adjusting back lines on F-one kites

This article explains how to tune your back line settings on all F-one kites since the 2020 kites were released. The copy has been copied from the official F-one website.

SHEETED IN The back line is released and the forces go through the front connector. The bar pressure increases and the manoeuvrability is less direct. It offers a very progressive bar with a feeling of a sheeted out back connector while we sheet in, therefore the pressure increases progressively.

SHEETED OUT The kite tilts and the back line stiffens. The tensions move to the trailing edge which has several effects: – less flapping – better start – manoeuvrability with less pressure.

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