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
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    2020 Eleveight OS V1 Kiteboarding Kite

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