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
Best Kiteboarding Taboo 2011 Kitesurfing Kite - The Taboo range represents a new concept in building the ultimate quiver of high performance kites. Each size of the Taboo is uniquely engineered to optimize performance for specific riding conditions. Every aspect of design, shaping, material selection and construction has been tested and selected to create the ultimate ride in every kite size.
The Taboo delivers an unprecedented experience for hardcore riders who long to push beyond the limits of their current quiver. Ranging from 4m to 17m, there is a Taboo for all wind speeds and all advanced riding styles. Each size in the range blends a different balance of 'control', 'power' and 'flow' allowing you to completely reinvent your riding game.
Unhooked big-wave riders and Wakestyle enthusiasts will find that the smallest Taboos offer the perfect blend of tight and fast steering responsiveness, light bar pressure and unhooked control, allowing them to express their style like never before.
New-school riders in the hunt for eye-popping kite-loops will be blown away by the uncompromising power delivery and handling from the mid-sized Taboos. Hooked or unhooked the Taboo remains rock solid stable to the limits of its wind range.
For course racing and lightwind conditions, the largest Taboos are the most aerodynamically refined kites we've ever made. Every gram of spare has been trimmed back to deliver maximum lightwind performance and racing advantage.
With a size range of 4m, 5.5.m 7m, 8m, 9m, 10m 12m, 14m, 15m and 17m there is a Taboo for your every need. If you want to reach the outer limits of performance, i's time that you flew the Taboo.