What size kiteboard do I need for my weight?

What size kite is best for beginners?

A 144-144cm board (42-44cm wide) is usually a good beginner size for an average build rider (around 75kg) in light to moderate winds (12-18 knots). If you’re on the heavy side or tend to ride in low winds, you may need a bigger kite – see my post Best kite and board for heavy riders.

What size is a twintip?

Twintip Kiteboard Size Chart

Rider Height Kite Board Size
140-160cm 128-135cm
160-170cm 131-138cm
170-180cm 135-142cm
180-190cm 138-145cm

How big should a kiteboard be?

An average kiteboard size is 135cm – 145cm x 38 – 41cm. Light wind kiteboards are typically wider 145 – 165 x 45 – 48cm. For beginners, a larger board is helpful to smooth over mistakes that drive you downwind. Eventually, you will develop a personal preference and feel out the board that is right for you.

How many kites do you need kitesurfing?

Most people will ultimately need at least two kites, One for lower winds and one for higher winds. Large kite for lighter winds (14-18m) – 8-15mph.

What is a twintip board?

A twintip kiteboard is a kitesurf board which can go two directions without having to turn it 180 degrees. Twintips are the most commonly used kitesurf boards worldwide because they offer a lot of freedom while kitesurfing. … Freeride kiters also ride a twintip thanks to their playful character and ability to jump.

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