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
  • 2019/2020 Liquid Force Hifi-X v3 Kiteboarding Kite Teal 2019/2020 Liquid Force Hifi-X v3 Kiteboarding Kite Red

    2019/2020 Liquid Force Hifi-X v3 Kiteboarding Kite

    Liquid Force Kites

    $1,250.00 - $1,550.00
    2019/2020 Liquid Force Hifi-X v3 Kiteboarding Kite What Liquid Force has to say about the Hifi-X: Sizes: 7 / 8 / 9 / 11 / 13m The long awaited time has come for the next generation of the HiFi. Since 2015, countless prototypes, endless testing, and...
    $1,250.00 - $1,550.00
  • 2020 Liquid Force NV Kiteboarding Kite 2020 Liquid Force NV Kiteboarding Kite

    2020 Liquid Force NV Kiteboarding Kite

    Liquid Force Kites

    $990.00 - $1,580.00
    2020 Liquid Force NV Kiteboarding Kite Expected Arrival: Early October! What Liquid Force has to say about the NV: Sizes: 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10.5 / 12 / 13.5 / 15m A redesign that is now tested, proven and perfected. There is no doubt the NV is...
    $990.00 - $1,580.00
  • 2020 Liquid Force Solo Kiteboarding Kite 2020 Liquid Force Solo Kiteboarding Kite

    2020 Liquid Force Solo Kiteboarding Kite

    Liquid Force Kites

    $975.00 - $1,700.00
    2020 Liquid Force Solo Kiteboarding Kite Expected Arrival: Early October! What Liquid Force has to say about the Solo: Sizes: 5 / 7 / 9 / 12 / 15.5m Light as air, the 2020 Solo offers jet-setting freeriders and hydrofoil enthusiasts a kite with...
    $975.00 - $1,700.00
  • 2020 Liquid Force Wow v4 Kiteboarding Kite 2020 Liquid Force Wow v4 Kiteboarding Kite

    2020 Liquid Force Wow v4 Kiteboarding Kite

    Liquid Force Kites

    $995.00 - $1,575.00
    2020 Liquid Force Wow v4 Kiteboarding Kite Expected Arrival: Early October! What Liquid Force has to say about the Wow: Sizes: 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 12 / 14m The WOW v4, with a complete redesign, offers wave seekers and strapless surf...
    $995.00 - $1,575.00
  • 2019 Liquid Force NV v9 Lime 2019 Liquid Force NV v9 Red

    2019 NV v9 Liquid Force Kiteboarding Kite

    Liquid Force Kites

    $990.00 - $1,580.00
    2019 Liquid Force NV v9 Kiteboarding Kite What Liquid Force has to say about the 2019 NV V9 Redesigned with purpose. The NV Version 9 is not a new color way or slight change that has no impact on the performance of the kite. We looked at the ways in...
    $990.00 - $1,580.00
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    2019/2020 Liquid Force P1 Kiteboarding Kite

    2019/2020 Liquid Force P1 Kiteboarding Kite

    Liquid Force Kites

    $695.00 - $1,750.00
    2019/2020 Liquid Force P1 Kiteboarding Kite Please Note: Kite color availability is subject to change. If you have a color preference, please contact us at 800-622-4655 to verify color availability. What Liquid Force has to say about the P1 Whiteboard...
    $695.00 - $1,750.00