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> Going to have my first kitesurf lesson on sunday (16th), don'tsurf,
> windsurf or kite! Anyone got some useful tips?Buy an instructional video. One of the best for beginners is Boost
II and there are others.
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quit your job!
leave your wife!
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foil kite), and fly it as much as you can before your
lessons. By doing this you'll understand the behavior
of a kite in the wind window and save valuable time
for the expensive kite lessons.
(Before I started with kitesurfing I had a stunt kite
for about a year. It helped me a lot the first time I
tested a "real" tube kite. No crashes or dangerous
flies in the power zone...)
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Going to have my first kitesurf lesson on sunday
(16th), don't surf,
windsurf or kite! Anyone got some useful tips?
If you are new to kitesurfing, please visit
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- View SourceOn 11 May 2004, at 21:31, toddy_dorset wrote:
> Going to have my first kitesurf lesson on sunday (16th), don't surf,Yeah, listen very hard, especially when you get your safety talk from
> windsurf or kite! Anyone got some useful tips?
your instructor. And don't expect to get too far in one lesson. With a
bit of luck you should get as far as body-dragging. If you do you will
almost certainly be hooked :-)
Oh, and if you can get a go on any 2 line kite before then that will
help. Even something tiny. Your local toystore might have something..