Kitesurfing April - April does what he wants. Tips for kiters

Kitesurfing in April in the Netherlands - This is what awaits you as a kite surfer. Photo: Iris Everts

In this kitesurf blog kitesurfing April we hope to give you insight into what to expect as a kitesurfer in April in the Netherlands. The kitesurfing season has certainly not started yet for every kite surfer. However, in March, when it was just that warm, we encountered kite surfers whom we had not seen on the water for months.… Read more Kitesurfing April - April does what he wants. Tips for kiters

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31 kite surfers rescued Rockanje by rescue brigade

We noticed a message from the Rockanje Rescue Brigade. Yesterday, February 20, 2021, 31 kite surfers were rescued from the water. The number on one day is extreme and, according to Rockanje Rescue Brigade, normal enough for a year of rescues. First of all, we can be happy and grateful that there don't seem to be any serious accidents ... Read more 31 kite surfers rescued Rockanje by rescue brigade

Kitesurfing February: this awaits you

In this kitesurfing blog kitesurfing February we will not discuss kitesurfing holidays. No, we hope to give you insight into what to expect if you continue to practice kite sports in the Netherlands. We list a few options: snow kiting, ice kiting and ice winging. In addition, of course, the kite surfing itself. Read what to expect and what you should pay attention to. ... Read more Kitesurfing February: this awaits you

Kitesurfing rules. Nearly crash. Who is wrong?

Kitesurfing rules are there to prevent a kitesurf crash. Prevention is more important than the rules.

Every kitesurfing who has had kitesurfing lessons should know them. The 8 kitesurfing rules drawn up by the International Kiteboarding Organization (IKO). View our extensive kitesurf blog about kitesurfing theory in which we explain the rules as easily as possible. A kitesurf crash is easily done Risk happens fast. That's a fact and I think we will ... Read more Kitesurfing rules. Nearly crash. Who is wrong?

Kitesurfing at sea in January. Not if Jan went out on the water without a plan. Nice video

Yesterday it was still snowing and it was cold. The wind chill then was -6 degrees. This morning, however, the world literally looked very different again. For example, we just went kite surfing at sea in January. But not without a kitesurf plan. Make your kitesurf plan In the winter you don't go like a Jan without a plan ... Read more Kitesurfing at sea in January. Not if Jan went out on the water without a plan. Nice video

Can current (ebb and flow) make or break your kitesurfing session?

Kitesurfing at sea in the Netherlands means defying the North Sea. And our beautiful North Sea brings us kite surfers a lot of fun and challenge. Dealing with ebb and flow, the process that sets the current in motion, is part of this. Current is always important to keep an eye on, but with moderate to fairly strong winds (between approx. 8 - ... Read more Can current (ebb and flow) make or break your kitesurfing session?

Kitesurfing December - This awaits you

Kitesurfing December - Prepare! Photo: Patrick van der Ven. Kitesurfer: Brice Couprie

The Corona (Covid-19) virus cannot yet be contained and is still affecting our freedoms. Whether we like it or not. Due to the restrictions, there were even more active kite surfers in the Netherlands in November than ever. After all, kitesurfing is done outside and at a distance from each other. In this kitesurf blog kitesurfing December ... Read more Kitesurfing December - This awaits you

Kitesurfing November - This awaits you

Kitesurfing November - Kitesurfer enters the water at Rockanje on November 1

The Corona (Covid-19) virus is spreading again and stirring in our freedoms. Whether we like it or not. The kitesurfing competitions in the Netherlands have been postponed to 2021. Partly due to the Corona (Covid-19) restrictions, there are more active kite surfers than ever. After all, kitesurfing is done outside and at a distance from each other. ... Read more Kitesurfing November - This awaits you

Kitesurf Safety Clinic - Review NKV, KNRM, Rescue Brigade clinic

Kitesurf Safety Clinic - Review NKV, KNRM, Rescue Brigade clinic. Photo: Ocean2air.co.za

Sunday, October 18 was the day. The second online kitesurf safety clinic of the Dutch Kitesurf Association (NKV) in 2020. The NKV has taken this initiative to make a further contribution to safe kite surfing. The first kitesurf safety clinic was held in May and was a success with 300 participants. In response to request ... Read more Kitesurf Safety Clinic - Review NKV, KNRM, Rescue Brigade clinic

Kitesurf association? Become an NKV member

Kitesurf Association. Support the NKV and become a member. Photo: just any summer day at kite spot Brouwerdam

Our advice is to become a member of the Dutch Kitesurf Association (NKV). And this is now temporarily free. Kite surfing is a very popular sport. The number of kite spots in the Netherlands on inland waterways is very limited. So you can imagine that when it gets busier, improving kite spots is sometimes badly needed. Read more Kitesurf association? Become an NKV member