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Kites Recommended for Beginners

Kites Recommended for Beginners

The Cabrinha Switchblade, one of the best kites for beginners!When learning to kiteboard, a beginner friendly kite can make a vast difference to your early success. As someone new to the sport, you should look for a kite of appropriate size (see below) that has a reliable safety release, a good amount of on-demand depower, easy relaunch, a wide wind range, and stability. The followings kites match those criteria. 

What is your correct kite size?
Wind 12-18 mph   Wind 16-24 mph   Wind 22-30 mph
Rider Weight Kite Size   Rider Weight Kite Size   Rider Weight Kite Size
200+ lbs 17m+   200+ lbs 17m+   200+ lbs 12m
200 lbs 17m   200 lbs 14m   200 lbs 9-10m
180 lbs 14-17m   180 lbs 12m   180 lbs 8-9m
160 lbs 14m   160 lbs 10-12m   160 lbs 7-8m
140 lbs 12m   140 lbs 8-9m   140 lbs 6m
120 lbs 10m   120 lbs 6m   120 lbs 4m
Chart based on average rider, on a standard twintip kiteboard
  • Ozone Edge V10 Kiteboard Kite Ozone Edge V10 Kiteboard Kite

    Ozone Edge V10 Kiteboard Kite

    Ozone

    $1,390.00 - $2,390.00
    Ozone Edge V10 Kiteboarding Kite THE EDGE IS A TRUE SPECIALTY, IT DELIVERS A MIND-BENDING FREE RIDE AND BIG AIR EXPERIENCE WHILE AT THE SAME TIME HAS ALL THE SPEED, POWER AND PERFORMANCE REQUIRED TO WIN WORLD AND OLYMPIC TITLES ON THE RACECOURSE. THE...
    $1,390.00 - $2,390.00
  • Flysurfer PEAK5 Foil Kite - 2.5m Flysurfer PEAK5 Foil Kite - 4m

    Flysurfer PEAK5 Foil Kite

    Flysurfer

    $559.00 - $1,059.00
    Flysurfer PEAK5 Foil Kite Sizes: 2.5 (Pink) / 4 (Pink) / 5 (Yellow) / 6 (Yellow) / 8 (Provence Blue) / 11 (Provence Blue) / 13m (Ocean Green) Focus: Freeride, Touring, Progression Technology: Single-Skin Foil Kite Skills: Beginner - Expert...
    $559.00 - $1,059.00
  • Airush Lithium V13 Kite - Teal/Yellow Airush Lithium V13 Kite - Red

    Airush Lithium V13 Kiteboarding Kite (KO)

    Airush

    $1,075.00 - $1,685.00
    Airush Lithium v13 Kite Sizes: 5m / 6m / 7m / 8m / 9m / 10m / 12m / 14m / 17m All-around freeride performance. Precise steering, balanced & stable. Powerful delta hybrid with a huge wind range. For the rider looking for a kite that provides an...
    $1,075.00 - $1,685.00
  • Airush One V2 Kite - Teal Airush One V2 Kite - Red

    Airush One V2 Kiteboarding Kite (KO)

    Airush

    $719.00 - $1,379.00
    Airush One v2 Kite Sizes: 3m / 4m / 6m / 8m / 9m / 10m / 12m / 14m / 17m Lightweight single-strut design for gusty or lighter winds. Plug and play for ease of use. Instant depower, large wind range and simple relaunch. The One is a lightweight...
    $719.00 - $1,379.00
  • On Sale
    :01 Cabrinha Moto Kiteboarding Kite - Yellow/Orange :01 Cabrinha Moto Kiteboarding Kite - Teal/Black

    01 Cabrinha Moto Kiteboarding Kite

    Cabrinha

    $699.00 - $1,199.00
    :01 Cabrinha Moto Kiteboarding Kite Versatile Freeride/Crossover Sizes: 5m / 6m / 7m / 8m / 9m / 10m / 12m / 14m What Cabrinha has to say about the Moto The all new :01 Moto has been supercharged with forward drive. Thrust is now generated more...
    $699.00 - $1,199.00
  • On Sale
    :01 Cabrinha FX Kiteboarding Kite - Teal/Black :01 Cabrinha FX Kiteboarding Kite - Orange/Black

    01 Cabrinha FX Kiteboarding Kite

    Cabrinha

    $599.00 - $899.00
    :01 Cabrinha FX Kiteboarding Kite Freestyle/Crossover Sizes: 6m / 7m / 8m / 9m / 10m / 12m / 14m What Cabrinha has to say about the FX Freestyle / Crossover (FX). Two words that perfectly describe how freestyle has evolved to mix the styles of hooked...
    $599.00 - $899.00
  • On Sale
    :01 Cabrinha Drifter Kiteboarding Kite - Yellow/Orange :01 Cabrinha Drifter Kiteboarding Kite - Orange/Black

    01 Cabrinha Drifter Kiteboarding Kite

    Cabrinha

    $799.00 - $1,199.00
    :01 Cabrinha Drifter Kiteboarding Kite Surf/Freestyle Surf Sizes: 4m / 5m / 6m / 7m / 8m / 9m / 10m / 11m / 12m / 13m What Cabrinha has to say about the Drifter While surfing, you want your kite to be as invisible as possible. Having a kite which can...
    $799.00 - $1,199.00
  • 2021 Airush One Kiteboarding Kite

    2021 Airush One Kiteboarding Kite

    Airush

    $699.00 - $1,354.00
    2021 Airush One Kiteboarding Kite Sizes: 3m / 4m / 6m / 8m / 9m / 10m / 12m / 14m / 17m What Airush has to say about the One Plug & play for ease of use. Instant depower, large wind range & simple relaunch. Single strut design for gusty or...
    $699.00 - $1,354.00
  • S25 Naish Triad Kiteboarding Kite S25 Naish Triad Kiteboarding Kite

    S25 Naish Triad Kiteboarding Kite

    Naish

    $1,010.00 - $1,520.00
    S25 Naish Triad Kiteboarding Kite The Triad is quickly becoming a modern classic, known as the kite that can be used by anyone, anywhere, for anything. When we created the Triad, we focused on creating an optimized rider experience with seamless...
    $1,010.00 - $1,520.00
  • Ozone Enduro V3 Kiteboard Kite Ozone Enduro V3 Kiteboard Kite

    Ozone Enduro V3 Kiteboard Kite

    Ozone

    $1,265.00 - $1,895.00
    Ozone Enduro V3 Kiteboarding Kite You Define the Limit Sizes: 4m / 5m / 6m / 7m / 8m / 9m / 10m / 11m / 12m / 14m The Enduro is an all-time favorite around the globe; it's recognized as one of the best go-to kites on the market. It's incredibly versatile...
    $1,265.00 - $1,895.00