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31
Dec

Our Five Most Popular Kites

We have some pretty amazing kites on our site and in store, but as we did with our kiteboards, here is a list of our top five most popular kites. 2017 Slingshot Rally The only 2017 kite in the top five, the Rally is designed for all conditions with an all-around freeride shape. Slingshot boasts …

26
Dec

Our Five Most Popular Kiteboards

We love all of our kiteboards here at California Kiteboarding, but some have proven more popular with our customers than others. Here is a look at our five most popular kiteboards. 2015 Slingshot Alien Twister FX 4’8″ Our fifth most popular kiteboard is the Slingshot’s 2015 Alien Twister FX 4’8″. The surf style kiteboard is short in …

8
Dec

12 Ideas for Kite Christmas Gifts

We've shared a gift guide for the paddleboarder in your life, so naturally here's one for the kiteboarder! With about two weeks left until Christmas, it's time to get shopping! We hope this guide will be helpful to anyone looking for kite gifts and we are always happy to help if there are any questions! ...
15
Sep

The 2017 Naish Kite Collection

The 2017 line includes a new control system that Naish describes as “the most advanced trim line system to date with a ball bearing swivel that keeps lines tangle-free.” Twin Tips The 2017 Naish twin tip line will consist of favorites like the Monarch and Alana along with new boards like the Stomp and Drive. …

26
Aug

Naish 2017 Kite Video Released

Naish has released their promo for their 2017 line of kite gear. The video doesn’t tell us much about their new products, but shows a montage of the equipment in action in both twin tip and surf styles. The impressive video shows off the Naish 2017 equipment well and we’re excited to see it in action …

7
Nov

The Trip of the Year: Namotu Island Resort Fiji

Victor Murphy shares his experience kitesurfing in Namotu Fiji.

13
Oct

The Oregon Trail

James Ropner, one of our local riders, hits Oregon this summer coastal sessions on the way to Hood River.

24
Oct

New Guinness Book of World Records Set for Longest Nonstop Distance Kitesurfed

  Florida kiteboarder Rimas Kinka has done it again. Starting off on October 13, 2012, at 7:30 am in Jacksonville, Florida, and finishing near Palm Beach, Florida, the driven kiteboarder sailed 281.1 miles for 34 hours, 41 minutes, and 27 seconds, 52 miles more than the previous record. Last year, Rimas set the Guinness Book …

1
Oct

Meet Me In South Africa

Naish Kiteboarding News: "Meet Me in South Africa…" They come from different countries, speak different languages and each have a totally unique styles, but when Naish teammates Sam Light, Rick Jensen, and Kevin & Jalou Langeree come together in South Africa, it's a full on fusion of skill. S02 E08: SA MELTING POT DIRECTOR: Boom …

24
Aug

Premiering the new and improved 2013 Torch

State-of-the-art C-kite for competition freestyle, power freeriding and unhooked waveriding. The Torch flies quickly through the air and will depower easily with a quick check of the board edge. Power is delivered smoothly, with depower similar to a bridled kite by virtue of the kite’s ability to fly fast. Whether you are hooked in or …

9
Jul

Q&A WITH FLY KITE DESIGNER, DAMIEN GIRARDIN

Why did you make the FLY? The Fly idea came from the idea that riding in light wind should be fun. To me, just because the wind is light, you shouldn't necessarily have to use a kite designed for racing – that is slow turning, heavy and not fun to ride.   What are the …