Kite Landboard

This sport is the most similar to kitesurfing in the equipment it uses – the kites can be inflatable or foil type.

However the board ridden is like a large skateboard usually with skateboard style trucks and wheels and inflatable tyres.

All the Aerial tricks can be performed on these boards that can be performed on the water. They can also be used for Racing

Landboarding Key Facts

  • Usual Kite Size Range 3m – 15 m.
  • Made of Rip stop with Dynema lines
  • Line lengths 15-30 m
  • The most common sizes however are 3.5 – 12 m.
  • The kites can be flown with a bar or handles and can have 2 lines in their simplest form to 4 lines enabling the kite to be depowered.
  • Kitelandboarding – will create a pull in the arms and can be done by children as young as 10 under guidance
  • Boards are made from wood or composites with Alloy trucks and Pneumatic tyres.
  • Can use Harnesses to hold more power
  • Usually done on open fields inland, parks and beaches
  • Requires flat areas to learn
  • Some riders are now riding hills
  • Can be learnt in a day
  • Wind Strengths 8-40 knots