7 essential tips for safety setup for Kitesurfing

Kitesurfing is indeed one of the most amazing water sports that exists nowadays.
Nevertheless, let's not forget that it is an extreme sport and should only be learned with official schools and professionals of the industry. Here are the important points to take into consideration when setting up your kitesurfing gear.


Be aware of the weather conditions and assess depending of your level

Check weather conditions and keep it safe. 



Make sure the wind is not too strong or even too low for kitesurfing. Also waves and currents could become an obstacle, so always observe. Check our post on rip currents HERE


Choose your kite size wisely

Choose your kite size wisely. 


Depending on wind conditions, as not to take too small or too
But if in doubt, always go smaller...it's safer! Check our post about this HERE


Check where to set up your kite

Check where to set up 
your kite. 


Make a good analysis of your spot and surroundings and take an open site to mount your gear.


Pump your kite

Pump your kite. 


Make sure your kite is pumped hard enough.
Remember that if you do not so, it can be dangerous as you won't be able to relaunch.


Checking lines

Checking lines. 


Avoid lines to be twisted. Our tip is to always set up the lines downwind.


Connecting lines

Connecting lines. 


Very important part of the process, as you need to make sure the front lines and the outside lines are placed in the correct tip ends.


Quick release and depower

Quick release and depower. 


Double check the quick release is working perfectly and the depower/power system too.


Go kiting, safety first!

And yes, finally, you're good to go and 
launch your kite

(with your buddy's help ;))

Comments: 2
  • #2

    kellybrown (Saturday, 31 August 2019 10:40)

    Thanks for sharing such an informative post.

  • #1

    Clara (Saturday, 07 April 2018 21:29)

    Very cool!

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