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Discover Kiteboarding

DISCOVER KITEBOARDING Start Kitesurfing the safe and fun way, and get all the skills you need, faster! Your first day Kiteboarding is one of the most important in your Kiteboarding career. Many newcomers will decide on this day whether this is the right sport for them or not. Much depends on the experiences that you will have in the first few hours or even minutes. At Action Sports Maui we know how important your first day is, and we do our very best to give you  a safe, fun and empowering experience. Everybody is different: Kiteboarding combines two skill sets, “Kite Flying”, and “Board Riding”. Some student kiteboarders will have some of these skills from other sports like wakeboarding or flying kites as a kid. There are paragliders, pilots, windsurfers and other sportsmen that will have some background experiences to…

Kiteboarder Skill Levels

Discovery Kiteboarder Program Level Competences A-1 Carry and set up the lines and kite Determine the wind direction and upwind and downwind (windward, leeward). Fly 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 o’clock on the wind window edge. Launch a kite with an assistant and choose the right angle to the wind. Fly the kite in the power area without crashing it. Twist and…