Buying your own equipment is a big and exciting step in your kiteboarding journey. To help you make the right choices and invest your money wisely, we created this Equipment Buyer’s Guide.
Should you buy brand new gear or go for second-hand? (Pros and cons) What do you need to pay attention to when buying second-hand equipment? (Checklist with pictures) What equipment to buy according to each riding style: freeride, wave riding, freestyle/wakestyle, racing, hydrofoil. Which size of kite is the best? (Size to wind speed according to rider’s weight chart) Should you go with an LEI or Foil kite? Should you buy a seat or a waist harness? What about helmets, buoyancy vest, impact vest, and other accessories?
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