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Kite Travel Adventures: Zanzibar

by KiteGearUSA Flat Water Kite Destination You may have seen pictures of the beautiful blue flat water promoting magical kitesurfing destinations on Facebook or Instagram. One of those that always appears to pop up is a promotion for the island of Zanzibar and undoubtedly influenced my decision to pitch a visit. The island is part …

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Part II: Kiting a Blue Lagoon in South Africa

By KiteGearUSA Kiting the waves in Cape Town is a blast, but the Western Cape has many more kite spots to offer. Leaving the big city behind and following the coast north on the R27 through partly grassy hillsides and scrubby terrain its apparent you are heading into South Africa’s back country. Only about 70 …

Kite, Surf, and Tacos in Cabo

Kite, Surf, and Tacos in Cabo By Cameron Troutman Photos by Chandler Borries Growing up in the Deep South, Mexico has always had a mixed aura about it. An untraceable escape for some, a short dose of gluttony for others. The countless tales of it being unsafe, inherently dangerous – yet with close proximity to …

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Packing Kite Gear For Air Travel

by Marco Wolf Travel is a wonderful way to learn new things about people and places, but its preparation can create anxiety. This is especially the case if your trip to the unknown includes bringing your most precious and valuable kite gear. Matters get even more uneasy when you leave your gear with an airline …

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Alabama’s Kitesurf Secret

by Shannon Smits When you think of kiteboarding destinations, Alabama is probably one of the last places on your list. Most folks would rather travel to Southern Florida if they’re going to travel that far south for a kiting vacation. My fiancé, Robert and I have lived on here Mobile Bay’s Eastern Shore for about …

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Barbados: Solo Female Travel

On the far southeast edge of Leeward Islands lays a small island with a rich history and arguably the best waves in the Caribbean. Traveling as a solo female, safety is always on my mind. The island of Barbados was very safe. My plan was to go for a quick 3 day kitesurfing getaway and …

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Fix-it: When The Airline Scuffs Your Surfboard

Fix-it Tip: When The Airline Scuffs Your Surfboard Once you drop off you kite gear at the airline check-in counter your bag and gear are out of your sight and out of your control. Most times travel is fine but damages can happen, and the airline usually won’t pay for your damages. After our last …

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Kitesurf trip to Aruba

Aruba is a blue water destination that should be on every kiteboarder’s travel list! This Happy Island should better be known as the Windy Island with wind blowing year-round and is known for it’s wide appeal to kitesurfers. Airport: Fly directly into Queen Beatrix Int’l Airport (AUA) in Oranjestad, Aruba from at least 10 different …

Ensuring Safety Using Classifieds

Safety Tips For Buying Online at Kite Gear USA You see an ad for something that you like, but how do you know it’s legitimate? We recommend the following advice for purchasing items; however, the ultimate decision to buy is up to you. Do research, know the value of the items that you are purchasing, …