Kiteboards

Kiteboards

When it comes to kiteboards, we at MACkite have more than 150 years combined experience putting them to the test. Okay, that may be a bit of an exaggeration. Realistically, MACkite employees have around 60 years of combined experience on the water, and in that time we might have learned a thing or two about kite boards and kitesurf-specific boards. In fact, we have so much experience that we are so close to moving down to Florida during the winter, with margaritas in hand while the sun bakes our leathery skin.

In our well-aged (like a fine wine) wisdom, we know a thing or two about kiteboards. We have a great article discussing all of the possibilities of kites, boards, and their sizes. For the college-cram-night version, we can describe kiteboards as three different types: twin tip, directional surf, and race boards.

Twin Tip

Sporting a symmetrical outline, this type of board can be ridden on either side. This type of board is very versatile and can be used for any rider. Smaller Twintip kiteboards are used for freestyle, while larger boards are used for light wind, new riders and larger riders.

Directional Surf

Very similar to a surf board, this board has a definite tip and fail. Mostly used for waves, strapless riding or light wind days.

Race Boards

These boards have maximum speed availability and are great for light wind performance.

What about board sizes?

Good question. Board lengths are usually measured in centimeters (like a snowboard or skis). For example, a large beginning rider would typically learn on a 140-150cm board. You may see a second number also in centimeters; this is the board's width. Boards have become wider in the last 5 years. A board made in 2004 may have been 155x36. A similar light wind, big rider board built in 2011 would be 146x44. A 170lb advanced kiteboarder might ride a 132x40 (132cm long, 40cm wide) board. The larger the board, the less power needed to get onto a plane. The smaller the board, the more control you have at high speeds (opposite from skis and snowboards). Make sure to talk to your instructor during your lessons to decide which board will work best for you. A rock star wakeboarder can ride a smaller board much sooner than someone with no board skills.

  • 2022 Cabrinha Logic Kite Foil Board 2022 Cabrinha Logic Kite Foil Board

    2022 Cabrinha 02 Logic Kite Foil Board

    Cabrinha

    $1,149.00
    2022 Cabrinha Logic Kite Foil Board KITE & TOW HYDROFOILING SIZES: 3'7" X 18.5" X 2" - 18L / 4'3" X 19.3" X 2" - 22L As foil design continues to evolve, so too have board designs.   Boards act as the interface between the rider and...
    $1,149.00
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    2023 Slingshot Simulator Soft Top V2 5'2'' 2023 Slingshot Simulator Soft Top V2 5'2''

    2023 Slingshot Simulator Soft Top V2 5'2''

    Slingshot Sports

    Now: $749.99
    Was: $833.00
    SIMULATOR SOFT TOP V2 5'2" Easy / Safe / Progression Package Includes: Simulator Soft Top V2 Board **(Foil Track Hardware not included)** WHAT SLINGSHOT HAS TO SAY ABOUT THE SIMULATOR SOFT TOP V2 5'2" With a full soft-top deck pad,...
    Now: $749.99
    Was: $833.00
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    2023 Slingshot Converter XR V5 5'0'' 2023 Slingshot Converter XR V5 5'0''

    2023 Slingshot Converter XR V5 5'0''

    Slingshot Sports

    Now: $1,199.99
    Was: $1,333.00
    CONVERTER XR V5 5'0" Foil / Surf / Versatility Package Includes: Converter XR V5 Board 3 x FCSII Fins **(Foil Track Hardware not included)** WHAT SLINGSHOT HAS TO SAY ABOUT THE CONVERTER XR V5 5'0" Built with the shape and...
    Now: $1,199.99
    Was: $1,333.00
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    2023 Slingshot Dream Rider V1 2023 Slingshot Dream Rider V1

    2023 Slingshot Dream Rider V1

    Slingshot Sports

    Now: $599.99
    Was: $667.00
    DREAM RIDER V1 Freeride / Comfort / Cruise Package Includes: Dream Rider V1 Board 2 x 1.75 (1.9x15.2cm) Fins Grab Handle The Dream Rider is here to make riding a twin tip fun again! Our design team focused on creating one of the...
    Now: $599.99
    Was: $667.00
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    2023 Slingshot Luna V2 2023 Slingshot Luna V2

    2023 Slingshot Luna V2

    Slingshot Sports

    Now: $649.99
    Was: $722.00
    LUNA V2 Lightweight / Freeride / Progression Package Includes: Luna V2 Board 4 x 1.75 (1.9x15.2cm) Fins Grab Handle Sharing a similar shape and outline to our award-winning Misfit, the LUNA V2 is a beginner/intermediate shape...
    Now: $649.99
    Was: $722.00
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    2023 Slingshot Super Natural V2 2023 Slingshot Super Natural V2

    2023 Slingshot Super Natural V2

    Slingshot Sports

    Now: $699.99
    Was: $778.00
    SUPER NATURAL V2 Boost / Twin-Tip / Directional Package Includes: Super Natural V2 Board 6 x 1.75 (1.9x15.2cm) Fins Grab Handle The SUPER NATURAL V2 takes our mutant twin-tip hybrid to the next level. With its different nose and...
    Now: $699.99
    Was: $778.00
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    2023 Slingshot Asylum V6 2023 Slingshot Asylum V6

    2023 Slingshot Asylum V6

    Slingshot Sports

    Now: $699.99
    Was: $778.00
    ASYLUM V6 Big Air / Freestyle / Performance Package Includes: Asylum V6 Board 4 x 1.75 (1.9x15.2cm) Fins Grab Handle A hard-charging freestyle favorite, the Asylum V6 is a performance board loaded with cutting-edge design features...
    Now: $699.99
    Was: $778.00
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    2023 Slingshot Glide V13 161 2023 Slingshot Glide V13 161

    2023 Slingshot Glide V13 161

    Slingshot Sports

    Now: $699.99
    Was: $778.00
    GLIDE V13 161 Stability / Upwind / Progression Package Includes: Glide V13 Board 4 x 1.75 (1.9x15.2cm) Fins Grab Handle The Glide's reputation stands strong as one of the best beginner and light wind twin tips on the market. The new...
    Now: $699.99
    Was: $778.00
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    2023 Slingshot Misfit V11 Carbon 2023 Slingshot Misfit V11 Carbon

    2023 Slingshot Misfit V11 Carbon

    Slingshot Sports

    Now: $949.99
    Was: $1,056.00
    MISFIT V11 CARBON Light / Premium / Performance Package Includes: Misfit V11 Carbon Board 4 x 1.75 (1.9x15.2cm) Fins Grab Handle OUR TAKE ON THE MISFIT CARBON: Are you looking to be a shredder whose behavior or attitude sets them...
    Now: $949.99
    Was: $1,056.00
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    2023 Slingshot Misfit V11 2023 Slingshot Misfit V11

    2023 Slingshot Misfit V11

    Slingshot Sports

    Now: $699.99
    Was: $778.00
    MISFIT V11 Freeride / Progression / Performance Package Includes: Misfit V11 Board 4 x 1.75 (1.9x15.2cm) Fins Grab Handle The Misfit V11 is beginner friendly, freestyle friendly, upwind, downwind, flat water, chop and big-air...
    Now: $699.99
    Was: $778.00
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    2023 Slingshot Impact XR V1 2023 Slingshot Impact XR V1

    2023 Slingshot Impact XR V1

    Slingshot Sports

    Now: $1,109.99
    Was: $1,233.00
    IMPACT XR V1 Carve / Performance / Surf Package Includes: Impact XR V1 board FCSII Reactor Tri-Fin set up Our new Impact kite surfboard is a full-power, pedal-to-the-metal board, built to shred a clean wall of swell to pieces. Thanks...
    Now: $1,109.99
    Was: $1,233.00
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    2023 Slingshot Burner XR V1 2023 Slingshot Burner XR V1

    2023 Slingshot Burner XR V1

    Slingshot Sports

    Now: $1,109.99
    Was: $1,233.00
    BURNER XR V1 Versatility / Freeride / Surf Package Includes: Burner XR V1 board FCSII Reactor Tri-Fin set up Looking for a board that has a playful fun feel and can optimize any condition? Introducing the all new Burner. The Burner...
    Now: $1,109.99
    Was: $1,233.00
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    2023 Slingshot Sci-Fly XR V2 2023 Slingshot Sci-Fly XR V2

    2023 Slingshot Sci-Fly XR V2

    Slingshot Sports

    Now: $1,109.99
    Was: $1,233.00
    SCI-FLY XR V2 Freestyle / Performance / Surf Package Includes: Sci Fly XR V2 board FCSII Reactor Quad-Fin set up The Sci Fly XR returns in its second iteration packed with even more performance. Featuring an all-new Triple Channeled Hull,...
    Now: $1,109.99
    Was: $1,233.00
  • Flysurfer Squad Footpads and Straps Flysurfer Squad Footpads and Straps

    Flysurfer Squad Footpads and Straps

    Flysurfer

    $179.00
    Flysurfer Squad Footpads and Straps Width: 14.00 (in) Height: 10.00 (in) Depth: 8.00 (in) The SQUAD is a premium kiteboard binding and builds on a solid base plate. It transfers your input reliably to the...
    $179.00
  • 2023 North Charge Kiteboard 2023 North Charge Kiteboard

    2023 North Charge Kiteboard

    North Kiteboarding

    $1,199.00
    2023 North Charge Kiteboard Performance Surf Sizes: 5'5'' / 5'7'' / 5'9'' / 5'11'' What's Included: Board with EVA Deckpad Developed for surfing. Engineered for kitesurfing. Smooth and powerful down the line, turning hard in the pocket...
    $1,199.00
  • 2023 North Cross Kiteboard 2023 North Cross Kiteboard

    2023 North Cross Kiteboard

    North Kiteboarding

    $1,149.00
    2023 North Cross Kiteboard Freeride Surf Sizes: 5'1'' / 5'3'' / 5'5'' What's Included: Board with EVA Deckpad Your one-board quiver. Light and fast with an immediate edgy and responsive feel, the Cross lets you drive effortlessly...
    $1,149.00
  • 2023 North Comp Dynalite Kiteboard 2023 North Comp Dynalite Kiteboard

    2023 North Comp Dynalite Kiteboard

    North Kiteboarding

    $1,349.00
    2023 North Comp Dynalite Kiteboard Strapless Freestyle Sizes: 4'10'' / 5'0'' / 5'2'' What's Included: Board with EVA Deckpad Leash Attachment Loop **Fins sold separately** The Comp Dynalite is engineered for a single purpose:...
    $1,349.00
  • RDI FCSII Glassflex Tri Fin Set

    RDI FCSII Glassflex Tri Fin Set

    RDI

    $38.00
    RDI FCSII Glassflex Tri Fin Set The Perfomer medium glassflex hard fin set is designed for those looking to progress their surfing to the next level, with a balance of speed flow & response. Well proportioned template with Inside Foil...
    $38.00
  • Slingshot Foil Track 9'' Fin Pack

    Slingshot Foil Track 9'' Fin Pack

    Slingshot Sports

    $45.00
    FOIL TRACK 9" FIN PACK Versatile / Easy / Tracking Use these two nine-inch injection-molded, surf-style A-Box fins in the foil tracks of your foil board to convert it into a finned board.  Now you can SUP, wing, or windsurf in shallow water...
    $45.00
  • Brunotti Aqua Clamp Kiteboard Bindings

    Brunotti Aqua Clamp Kiteboard Bindings

    Brunotti

    $92.99
    Brunotti Aqua Clamp Kiteboard Bindings Brunotti's affordable, ultra-comfortable kiteboarding bindings. Includes hardware, foot straps, and footpads. Features: Angle E Adjuster Adjustable Strap 6 pattern
    $92.99
  • 2022 Brunotti Discovery Freeride Kiteboard 2022 Brunotti Discovery Freeride Kiteboard

    2022 Brunotti Discovery Freeride Kiteboard

    Brunotti

    $499.00
    2022 Brunotti Discovery Freeride Kiteboard The Discovery is Brunotti's accessible freeride kiteboard with a fine flex that feels at home in all circumstances. The kiteboard has been given a wooden core that ensures the perfect balance between flex...
    $499.00
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    2022 Duotone Team Series SLS

    2022 Duotone Team Series SLS

    Duotone

    Now: $799.00
    Was: $1,199.95
    TEAM SERIES SLS COMPETITION FREESTYLE / WAKESTYLE The best freestyle board in the industry, strong light superior and with even more pop!            
    Now: $799.00
    Was: $1,199.95
  • 2022 Duotone Traction Pad Team Front - grey/block 2022 Duotone Traction Pad Team Front - grey/stripe

    2022 Duotone Traction Pad Team Front

    Duotone

    $89.95
    TRACTION PAD TEAM FRONT Maximum control and ultimate grip without any of the disadvantages which come with using wax. Using all 8 pcs, also the area between front and back pad is covered. The choice of the World Cup Team.
    $89.95
  • Freedom Front Traction Pad Set - Front View Freedom Front Traction Pad Set - Angle View

    Freedom Front Traction Pad Set

    Freedom Foil Boards

    $70.00
    FRONT TRACTION PAD SET The FFB 7-piece FRONT TRACTION PAD is designed specifically for Flight! Engineered to be light & grippy while remaining comfortable under your feet. The Front Foot Ramp, when positioned correctly is designed to lock in...
    $70.00
  • Ocean Rodeo Duke Kite Surfboard

    Ocean Rodeo Duke Kite Surfboard

    Ocean Rodeo

    $999.00
    Ocean Rodeo Duke Kite Surfboard The Duke’s deep concave ensures this board rides smoothly and balanced over chop, reducing the nose chatter often associated with other directional boards. The concave also helps the Duke rip upwind, leading to a...
    $999.00
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    Duotone Track Nuts

    Duotone Track Nuts

    Now: $22.90
    Was: $25.00
    Compatible with all pre-2020 North and current Duotone gear. Track nuts for rail inserts in board. 
    Now: $22.90
    Was: $25.00
  • Slingshot Fly Strap V1 Footstraps Slingshot Fly Strap V1 Footstraps

    Slingshot Fly Strap V1 Footstraps

    Slingshot Sports

    $258.00
    Slingshot Fly Strap V1 Footstraps Lightweight / Connect / Control The Fly Strap is a lightweight, minimal footstrap design created to reduce your setup's overall weight and increase control over your board. Package Includes: Fly Strap V1, M6 Mounting...
    $258.00
  • 2023 Duotone Gonzales Kiteboard

    2023 Duotone Gonzales Kiteboard

    Duotone

    $494.00
    2023 Duotone Gonzales Kiteboard FREERIDE Sizes: 130 / 134 / 138 / 142 / 151 Start your kiteboarding journey right, make every new trick easier to learn, improve your riding faster and make every session count! Features: ROUNDED OUTLINE THE ROUND...
    $494.00
  • 2022 Litewave Carbon Kick-S Twintip

    2022 Litewave Carbon Kick-S Twintip

    Litewave

    $999.00
    2022 Litewave Carbon Kick-S Twintip Freeride | Freestyle | Big-Air The high performance carbonKICK-S is Litewave's newest board offering. It features legendary Litewave quality, high visibility graphics, and a performance enhancing 3D shape. Our...
    $999.00
  • 2022 Litewave Kick-S Twintip

    2022 Litewave Kick-S Twintip

    Litewave

    $599.00
    2022 Litewave Kick-S Twintip Freeride | Freestyle | Big-Air The versitile KICK-S is Litewave's twintip for 2022. It features legendary Litewave quality, high visibility graphics, and a performance enhancing 3D shape. Our bullet-proof core uses a...
    $599.00
  • FireFin FF43 / 50MM Starter Pack FireFin FF43 / 50MM Starter Pack

    FireFin FF43 / 50MM Starter Pack

    FireFin

    $129.99
    FireFin FF43 / 50MM Starter Pack FIREFIN IS THE TOOL-LESS, UNIVERSALLY MOUNTABLE FIN SYSTEM FOR TWIN-TIP KITEBOARDS. The Starter Pack is your easy entry into the Firefin system.The complete set consists of four FF43 / 50MM Firefins, four Universal...
    $129.99
  • On Sale
    Slingshot Dually V6 Footstraps Slingshot Dually V6 Footstraps

    Slingshot Dually V6 Footstraps

    Slingshot Sports

    Now: $231.99
    Was: $258.00
    DUALLY V6 FOOTSTRAPS Connect / Comfort / Control From Slingshot: The Dually V6 return for its sixth iteration as our premium and highest-end footstrap system. We have created an all-new cushioning unit and chassis underfoot. The Dually V6 is the...
    Now: $231.99
    Was: $258.00
  • On Sale
    Slingshot Glide V12 Twintip Kiteboard Slingshot Glide V12 Twintip Kiteboard

    Slingshot Glide V12 Twintip Kiteboard

    Slingshot Sports

    Now: $499.00
    Was: $777.00
    GLIDE V12 Light-wind / Efficiency / Progression From Slingshot: Now in its 12th iteration, the Glide has set the standard for the easiest twin tip to ride. We designed the Glide 12 Twin Tip Kiteboard with more size and a larger foundation to make it...
    Now: $499.00
    Was: $777.00
  • RDI FCI Side Fins

    RDI FCI Side Fins

    RDI

    $28.00
    FUTURES SIDE-BITES Inexpensive, molded plastic fin with a Futures base. These are the fins generally given for free by shaper / surf shops with a new surfboard purchase. This Side-Bites fin set consists of (2) fins. Side-bites designed for the 2+1 set...
    $28.00
  • 2022 Slingshot Formula V2 Kiteboard 2022 Slingshot Formula V2 Kiteboard - Close up

    2022 Slingshot Formula V2 Kiteboard

    Slingshot Sports

    $1,233.00
    Flyweight / Performance / POP The Formula V2 twin tip kiteboard returns to our lineup as the lightest and highest-performance twin tip that we have ever built. Package Includes: Formula V2 Twin Tip, 4 - 1.75" Fins, Grab Handle From Slingshot: This team...
    $1,233.00
  • 2022 Litewave Wing Carbon Twintip Kiteboard

    2022 Litewave Wing Carbon Twintip Kiteboard

    Litewave

    $899.00
    2022 Litewave Wing Carbon Twintip Kiteboard Sizes: 155 / 165cm The Litewave CarbonWING board has been a real game changer for many kiters, and Litewave has answered the call for a carbon fiber version. It's the same classic Wing shape, but with the...
    $899.00
  • 2022 Litewave Wing Twintip Kiteboard

    2022 Litewave Wing Twintip Kiteboard

    Litewave

    $699.00
    2022 Litewave Wing Twintip kiteboard Sizes: 155 / 165cm The 2022 Litewave Wing has evolved into the strongest, lightest, and fastest all-wind BOSS. Riding in any wind speed has never been easier, even for the big guys. Tips are very thin and flexy with...
    $699.00
  • On Sale
    2021 Ride Engine Front Traction Pad - Black Out

    2021 Ride Engine Front Traction Pad - Black Out

    Ride Engine

    Now: $37.39
    Was: $40.00
    2021 Ride Engine Front Traction Pad - Black OutMelting in the car, melting on the beach, slippery when cold, gooey when hot—sometimes wax can be a total pain. For those that don’t want to deal with the hassles of wax, the sure-footed grip provided by our...
    Now: $37.39
    Was: $40.00