WHAT WILL YOU NEED TO GO KITEBOARDING?
You are a beginner in kiteboarding? You just got independent and you are ready to go out on your own? You need to get your kiteboarding gear? You are unsure of what you need? Here is an article to help you get the right gear and kite surfing clothes.
KITE SURFING GEAR
To go kiteboarding, you will need 5 things: a kite, a bar, a pump, a harness and a board. When getting a new kite, you have to make sure it is the right one for you. First, you want to choose a model that will suit your needs. If you are a beginner, you should go with an all around kite so you can do a little bit of everything and find out about your favorite part of the sport.
Once you get more advanced, you can get a wave kite, a freestyle kite, a C kite, or anything that will suit your needs. Then, you want to get a bar with all the safety systems needed to go out on a session. All recent bars should have all safety systems required (safe eject system, depower, etc.) You will also need to get a pump. Then, to get the best harness for you, you will need to try as many as possible to ensure that it suits you perfectly. For your board, you have many different options. Try as many as you can and see which one you like best.
KITE SURFING CLOTHES
You will also need some kite surfing clothes to go out riding. The kite surfing clothes that you need to get will depend on where you will be kiteboarding. For example, if you plan on kiteboarding in cold water, you will need to get a wetsuit. If you plan on kiting in warm water with warm air temperature, a bathing suit and a rash guard will be enough for your kite surfing clothes.