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Best Kite To Learn Kitesurfing

If you want to know what is the best kite to learn kitesurfing, this article is designed to give you a really good idea. 

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Large kites versus small kites 

Larger models deliver more power and smaller models deliver greater safety when the wind really lifts. With that general rule of thumb in mind, finding the right sized  for you comes down to a few factors.

The size of your kitesurfing kite can be impacted by variables that include:

The wind

The stronger the wind, the smaller your kite should be. As a general rule you can work on light winds (8-15mph) needing a large model, medium winds (15-20mph) needing a medium, and high winds (20-25mph) needing a small option.

Your weight


As a guide only, here is a suggestion of the right model size for various body weights. Here we are assuming that this will be used in ideal winds of about 16 to 25 knots.

Body weight / Size of kite 

59kg/ 8m2 
66kg/ 9m2  
74kg/ 10m2 
81kg/ 11m2 
88kg/ 12m2  
96kg/ 13m2 
103kg/ 14m2 
110kg/ 15m2 

We hope this helps to figure out the best kite to learn kitesurfing. Now all you need to do is reach out to us to find the best and cheapest kite deals available! 


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