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Postby Beginner Dave » Tue May 31, 2005 9:55 pm

I'm eager to get into kiteboarding but am definitely very much a beginner. After carefully reading Bob's posts and trying to discern his subtle advice, I'm starting to get the feeling I probably should spend some time on a trainer kite.

Where can I get one and what do you recommend in terms of help in getting started practicing? Does anyone offer lessons on that? Are there good sites that walk you through it?
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Postby Scanman » Wed Jun 01, 2005 12:19 pm

I used the Airush 3.0 I got from Kitmare for $200. I liked using a 3m because it lets me feel the power of a real kite. The 1m or 2m seems to buzz around too quick. The bigger kites turn slower.
I also use my 3m to tow me around on my mountain board when the wind picks up, it's a lot of fun.

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Postby andyandmarlys » Thu Jun 23, 2005 9:00 pm

Kitewindsurf should have 3.6m trainer kites in stock within a week. They come with a brake line that acts as a safety and relaunch.... Should be priced in the low 200s.
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Re: San Francisco Bay Area Kiteboarding Lessons

Postby Blackmore » Tue Mar 31, 2009 11:24 pm

Hey guys about to buy myself a Training Kite, im hella stoked for this. I live in RWC and im wondering wehre a good place to take lessons from is im kinda leaning towards the Santa Cruz place. Any helps appreciated thanks guys
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Re: San Francisco Bay Area Kiteboarding Lessons

Postby LVentanaPlayaCentral » Thu Dec 01, 2011 10:54 am

Is it too cold this winter? No wind for kiteboarding? You should sign up for Jeff Kafka´s Wind Over Water Kiteboarding Vacations:

http://us1.campaign-archive1.com/?u=b3c ... b760e535f7
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