This is a great kite knife made from yellow toughened plastic it has a single internal blade. And comes with a carry case with a loop hole for connecting to harnesses or belt straps. Comes in black or the prefered yellow.
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Course Description A-1 *Carry and set up the lines and kite *Determine the wind direction and upwind and downwind (windward, leeward). *Pilot a small kite (inflatable, stunt kite, foil ) on the wind window edge and maintain it close to the ground. *Know how to stop the kite power in case of problem by releasing the bar. Be aware that the kite leash must be worn at all times, before kite launching and until landing.
B-1 *Be aware of the area where the kite can fall down wind to the pilot. *Recover the kite on land. *Position the kite on request from 9 to 3 oclock on the wind window edge. *Launch a kite with an assistant and choose the right angle to the wind. *Pilot the kite in the power area without crashing it. *Twist and untwist the lines while the kite flies. *Recover a kite and secure it on land. *Land a kite with the help of an assistant.
C-1 *Pilot a kite hooked to the harness. *Pilot hooked to the harness with one hand. *Activate the harness release system or quick release located on a leader line.
D-1 *Perform a downwind course by body dragging and using the power of the kite.
E-1 *Relaunch a kite from the water. *Wind the lines in the water and recover the kite. *Perform a self-rescue in deep water. *Launch a kite alone on land. *Identify potential wind obstacles creating lift or down draft and be able to define the wind direction. Understand that practice with onshore wind is dangerous.
With KiteboardingUK one day course you will also get the chance to kiteboard for the first time, Using a directional or twin tip you will take your first water starts and hopefully your first ride. At the end of the course you will be a Kiteboarder level 1
Kiteboarding Lessons on the East Coast with KiteboardingUK
PLEASE NOTE VOUCHERS ARE ONLY VALID FOR ONE YEAR FROM PURCHASE! If you do not have proof that the voucher is in date we can not accept it - many thanks!
The best way to discover kiteboarding! By the end of this program, you will be ready to move to the next step: Level 2, the first part of this program will take you through the steps of piloting a 2 or 4 lines kite, and body dragging in the water. And an initial go at the water start and kiteboarding itself. You will also learn about safety and how important it is to the sport. Furthermore, you will be taken through the steps of equipment set up and launching and landing.
We expect you to bring your own wetsuits etc. We can supply and we are willing to supply wetsuits with good discounts to you if you are taking a Kiteboarding course with us.
We also hire wetsuits but we have limited numbers of hire suits. We can forward you sizing charts in advance of your lessons and you order your wet suit in advance so when you arrive you have your discounted wetsuits etc waiting for you. Wetsuits charts are very accurate for sizing and with the stretch in the latest materials you are going to get a good fit. All you have to do is measure up correctly.
Pricing : One day IKO/BKSA Kiteboarder Level 1 £130 Two day IKO/BKSA Kiteboarder Level 2 £220 Three day IKO/BKSA Kiteboarder Level 3 £310 Click picture or title to find out about the indivual course details!!
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Please Read - Very Important: Kite school lessons are totally dependant on the weather conditions hence why we need you to contact us via email first - you CAN NOT purchase lessons directly from the website. Once you have made contact with our IKO/BKSA Instructor Sarge you need to email him one week before the lesson date and also to call him directly via his mobile 24 hours before for weather updates and last minute questions. AS ALL LESSONS ARE WEATHER DEPENDANT WE NOT RECOMMEND THAT YOU BOOK TIME OFF WORK FOR THESE LESSONS AS YOU MAY BE DISAPPOINTED! Any questions regarding the lessons please email us so we can keep a "paper trail" of requests - thanks!
Lessons take place on the East Coast of England at our home town of Lowestoft but also on other local beaches from Walberswick Southwold to Kessingland to Sea Palling and Hunstanton Brancaster and beyond...depending on a favourable wind direction.
Please note we can not a give a cash refund on lesson vouchers or gift vouchers. They can however be exchanged for goods. Gift and lesson vouchers only valid for one year from purchase date. Please keep your receipts for proof of purchase.