Important things for kitesurfing safely

Important things for kitesurfing safely

Once you have finished your kite course, we adjoining on this post of our kite blog, some basic but important points to consider once you have learn your first rides and you are in position to kitesurf on your own

kitesurfing Vung Tau disclaimer

1 .- Do not sail alone, whenever possible

2 .- Inspect your kitesurfing equipment, bridles, worn lines, depower rope in good condition, chicken loop should work properly

3 .- Make sure that bladders of your kite do not lose air and the kite fabric it’s in good condition

4 .- If your kite it’s a foil type, pay special attention, everything should be perfectly connected and without entanglements

5 .- Be aware of potential weather changes and be sure of where your navigation can end if something goes wrong

6 .- Use the kite size according to the wind force, if you see that wind rises, return immediately

7 .- Know always your limit. If in doubt, do not go kitesurfing

8 .- Before going kitesurfing, everything should be clear, otherwise, there can be very complicated situations, which must be avoided

9 .- Keep your energy, don’t ride further that you can swim, if tired, return to the beach

10 .- In case of a storm, preferably, don’t start your kitesurfing session. Even in normal wind condition we must always be prepared for unexpected events and we must take precautions to the maximum

11 .- The strongest and most dangerous winds should always be avoided

12 .- The best time to kitesurf in Vung Tau – Vietnam is during the months of October until May, which is the dry season. During rain season check the forecast before your session and especially don’t kitesurf far from shore

Kitesurfing or even lessons are also possible during the months between May to end of September but due to more unpredictable wind direction and rain probability, lessons are mostly only during morning time as after 14h it may start raining

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An example of how fast can be your progression

Joseph, a new kiter to the world directly from our Asociacion Aprende a Navegar kite school
Jose, our new kiter student, ended his kitesurfing lessons with our school

1 waterstart

waterstart in Vung Tau

He took a 3 days kite course but due to his skills and easy learning,
during his 6 hour of kite training, Joseph started with the first water start

4 waterstart in Vung Tau with flysurfer

5 waterstart in Vietnam with flysurfer

This photos show his evident progression in kitesurfing and how he managed to ride his first hundreds of meters

6 waterstart in Vietnam with flysurfer Peak

7 kite course in Vietnam with flysurfer Peak

First, towards his right and then, towards the left, over passing the starting point and later returning to the starting point without any problem

8 kitesurfing lessons in Vietnam with flysurfer Peak

The equipment he used for his kitesurfing ride: a kite Flysurfer Peak of 9 mts and a light wind board 170×50 XL model of Flysurfer

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