The day is Sunday September 24th. A new live kitesurfing safety event from the Dutch Kitesurfing Association (NKV). The NKV has taken this initiative to further contribute to safe kitesurfing. The previous safety clinics were a success, so if you still have a chance to go, this is recommended.… Read more NKV safety event Brouwersdam on September 24
A question we are often asked and often searched for is the conversion of wind to the various units of measurement. For example: 1 knot is how many km per hour? Although we have a very extensive size table with which you can convert the wind units and test them against what you see on the water and the environment… Read more 1 knot is how many km per hour? Explanation about wind in knots
Every kitesurfer who has had kitesurfing lessons should know them. The 8 kitesurfing rules drawn up by the International Kiteboarding Organization (IKO). The 8 IKO rules below all speak for themselves. Whether they are always adhered to is not. Nor whether kite surfers consciously do not comply with them. It may be that a kitesurfer is in his own world or… Read more Kitesurfing rules known? This way you prevent a kite crash
Beautiful tanned skin is often considered attractive and sexy. Outside and especially on the water, tanning is very fast. Would that determine that we as 'pretty kiteboys and kitegirls' are considered attractive and sexy by definition? We would love to read your reactions in the comments. 😉 Now seriously because it is a ... Read more Best sunscreen for water sports enthusiasts. View the tips.
Becoming a member of the Dutch Kitesurf Association (NKV) is our advice. We briefly explain why. Kitesurfing is a very popular sport. The number of kitespots in the Netherlands on inland waterways is very limited. You can imagine that, when it gets busier, the improvement of kitespots is sometimes urgently needed… Read more Kitesurfing association? Become an NKV member too!
In this kitesurf blog kitesurfing February we do not discuss kitesurfing holidays. No, we hope to give you insight into what to expect if you continue to kite sports in the Netherlands. We mention a few possibilities: snow kiting, ice kiting and ice swinging. However, the forecast for freezing cold or snow next 14 days is not available. Well for wind and… Read more Kitesurfing February: this awaits you
Kitesurfing lessons are a valuable and, in other words, a necessary investment. First of all, because kite surfing is not something to try. You have to learn it and you do that with kite surfing lessons. In addition, you have a lot of fun as soon as you go on the water with your own kitesurfing equipment. That is why we have put together an overview of kitesurfing schools for you. Read more Kitesurfing schools overview for kitesurfing lessons
Our eye fell on a letter sent to De Telegraaf by Jim Sperling. Jim almost saw things go wrong at the south pier of IJmuiden on Monday, January 17, 2022. Two kite surfers in trouble who could be saved by a combination of factors and observant people. Jim wonders why the sector, KNMR, Hiswa… Read more Safety on the water. This way you can be found when needed
In this kitesurf blog kitesurfing December, we do not discuss kitesurfing holidays. No, we hope to give you insight into what awaits you as a kitesurfer in the Netherlands this season. Average December temperature drops The average temperature in November was 7,3 degrees according to knmi.nl. This is slightly warmer than the long-term average of 6,7 degrees.… Read more Kitesurfing December - This awaits you
At the end of October it still felt like August. With temperatures of 20 degrees it was pleasant and at the same time exceptionally warm. Yet it is autumn and that is noticeable for kite surfers in the Netherlands. Fortunately, the wind is all the way back to such a wind-free summer. In this kitesurfing November blog we do not discuss kitesurfing holidays. No, we… Read more Kitesurfing November - This awaits you