7m kitesurf session at Watergate; 25knots 4.5m swell running…
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Hoo! Just got in from a hectic kitsurf session at Watergate Bay, for a change I wasn’t testing any kit for Kitesurf Magazine and was using my own gear – a 7m SLE from last year and an old custom surfboard … Read More

Winter surf in Newquay…Early December feels more like May some days
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I woke today, and with Kitesurf mag all sent off to print the day before, found myself with not a lot to do. Everyone was at work, but that didn’t matter because as I have learned over the many years, … Read More

Kitesurf Newquay: You don’t always get the chance…
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It’s not often the Newquay Bay works for kitesurfing, but when it does some nice smooth conditions can be found just near the harbour. You have to wait for a NE wind with some strength in it (doesn’t happen all that … Read More

En suite room to let in Newquay (at my house!)
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Well, it is with heavy hearts that we learn Josie, who lives in my house with Rob, Phil and I, is leaving us as of 4th January 2009. Josie and her fella Matt are going for a big trip through … Read More

Fat Sand Progression: Kite Landboarding DVD
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Back in the summer, the crew from Fat Sand came down to Cornwall to film their new instructional dvd for landboarding. This is the first land kiting dvd the guys have produced but you may have seen their excellent Progression: Kitesurf … Read More

Where have all the Newquay surf lodges and backpackers gone?
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 There’s no denying it: over the last few years we’ve seen a near complete reversal of fortune regarding budget accommodation in Newquay. Once, if you wandered down Headland Road, you’d find a colourful world of surfers, travellers, hippies and regular … Read More

Short video clips of a mellow but good day at Daymer Bay
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Here is some footage I captured on my Olympus waterproof camera. I just had a great waveriding session myself at Daymer Bay, and grabbed a few clips of Smiler kitesurfing on what must be the longest wave in Cornwall… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jg8OsqEzjus … Read More

Kernow Kitesurf Club
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  Can’t believe I nearly forgot this! Cornwall at last has a groovy new kitesurf club which is there for anyone who loves kitesurfing and wants to get more involved with kitesurfing in Cornwall. Check out the webpage at www.kernowkitesurfclub.co.uk. … Read More

Old school landboarding pics from Cornwall continued…
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Following on from the post below about old school landboaring images. This first one was taken by Si Mitchell (www.noseriders.com). He’s a great mate and also the editor of Powerkite magazine and one of the most prolific kiting photographers in … Read More

Old kite landboarding photos
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I was browsing www.kitegallery.net the other day – hat’s off to the guy behind that site – Craig Sparkes (www.craigsparkes.com) . It’s not as busy as it used to be, I suppose people have youtube when they wan’t to post … Read More

Classic kitesurfing sessions recently
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The last few days I’ve been testing kites like mad for Kitesurf mag and we couldn’t have had better conditions for it. Strong north winds have been blowing down here in Cornwall and Daymer Bay and Hawkers cove have been … Read More

BKSA Land Based Instructor Course: 13th – 15th December
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Hi crew These are the new dates for the land based power kite instructor course, originally penned in for the 20th – 22nd December. I’ve had to change the dates, and I forthrightly apologise for this – because I had already booked … Read More

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