Water is the surface that kiteboarders ride on.

Water Surface Types:

FLAT WATER – Mirror Flat

Where: In offshore Beaches, for example lagoons or leeward sides of islands

Advantages: High Speeds possible, controlled take-off and landing, very comfortable to ride.


CHOPPY WATER – Uneven, chaotic wavy water surface

Where: Almost everywhere

Advantages:  Usually Easy to find.


Waves – Sorted Barreling Waves

Where: Rather Close to the beach or breaking over reefs.

Advantages: Possibility to surf waves.

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