Kite & Wind Surfing


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Kite surfing

The Kromme River Mouth in St Francis Bay is an excellent kite surfing spot, as is Paradise Beach and Cape St Francis in various winds.

Consistent good wind and surf make these popular spots for kite and wind surfing. Kiteboarding is a surface water sport combining aspects of wakeboarding, windsurfing, surfing, paragliding, and gymnastics into one extreme sport.

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A kiteboarder harnesses the power of the wind with a large controllable power kite to be propelled across the water on a kiteboard similar to a wakeboard or a small surfboard, with or without footstraps or bindings.

Kitesurfing is a style of kiteboarding specific to wave riding, which utilizes standard surfboards or boards shaped specifically for the purpose. There are different styles of kiteboarding, including freestyle freeride, downwinders, speed, course racing, wakestyle, jumping and kitesurfing in the waves.

Even if this is not for you, it makes one spectacular sport to watch!