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

A few thoughts about the BKSA integration of land and water kiting
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 The BKSA (British Kitesurfing Association) have picked up the reigns on the land based instruction tip after the BPKA (British Power Kite Association – yes it is confusing!) fell silent for too long. The BPKA used to run these courses, and … Read More

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