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Kite size does matter ! Simply put, take your kiteboarding lesson first!  Your kiteboarding instructor with show you how the…

Buy the right size of Kite.

Kite size does matter ! Simply put, take your kiteboarding lesson first!  Your kiteboarding instructor with show you how the kite works, and what you should be practicing. You will get to fly the kite/s and see for yourself if you can handle the kite and you may even get to try the kite you…

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Light Wind Kites

What is best Light Wind kiteboarding kite ! Is the Liquid Force SOLO the light wind champ ? In our humble opinion … Yes!  The brand new, Liquid Force “SOLO” 17.5 meter kite is the light wind king of kiteboarding. The 2016 LF Solo 17.5m kite is the purest form of Power, Simplicity, and Fun, in one…

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Private Kiteboard lesson or Group Kiteboarding Lesson ?

What lesson is best for you …. Private or Group lesson? Any lesson with the professional, certified, licensed and insured instructors, at Manta Wind & Water Sports, is the right lesson to get you started in the sport of kiteboarding, aka: kitesurfing.  The reason we say this is based on years of experience teaching to individuals…

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Trainer Kites :

Trainer kites are smaller, and a different design, than the kites used in kiteboarding.  The idea is to purchase one before you take professional lessons, and spend some time on your own developing basic flying skills and confidence with those skills. We offer 2 sizes of trainer kites to our customers,  3meter and 3.5 meter size models. The 3m…

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Split Kiteboards … what's the take ?

Split boards have been out for several year in some form or another.  Until recently , they were custom made to order and they were very expensive. In the last two years, technology and materials have dramatically improved and now the Splitboards are incredible! They ride great, they are super strong, they are light weight, they…

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Kiteboarding Sites in San Diego

Where to to kiteboard in San Diego ? #1  Kite Beach – “Enchanted Cove” Please help us keep our access to kiteboarding in San Diego.    Be the best example of kiteboarding to everyone you encounter.  Beginners to Advanced kite boarders will enjoy Enchanted Cove, on Fiesta Island, San Diego 92109.  All lessons and kiteboard training in San Diego are performed here. Enchanted…

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Split kiteboards for Travel

Looking for an easy to pack kiteboard that won’t let you down? Take advantage of the newest boards designed to pack small for convenient travel.  Fly Split “M” and  the Nobile “NHP Split” kiteboards.  Both boards are extremely well constructed and do they ride great. These boards are designed to fit inside a large “checked bag” or…

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Kiteboarding Vacation in the Cook Islands

We just got back from a wonderful trip to the Cook Islands.  We arrived in Rarotonga for 3 days of adventure and kiteboarding. It is such and amazing place. Our hotel was perfectly located for multiple adventures. Snorkeling, SUP, Beach walk, Lagoon tour, Sunbath, Beverages, Kiteboarding, Sailing, island hiking and more. We hooked up with the local kite…

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My harness is riding up !

Is your waist harness sliding up to your armpits? Is your seat harness giving you crotch squeeze? Providing your harness is actually the right size for you … the first thing you should look for, is your stance. If you are standing tall while you fly a kite, your harness will always try to slide…

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Skills to Practice

Time To Practice Kite Skills ! Now that the kite boarding season is fast approaching, It’s time to pull that gear out and develop the fundamental skills that maximize safety and success, and minimize on frustration and risk. These skills can be practiced in much lighter wind than you think.  You can perform land practice…

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