In order to successfully kiteboard, one must have the proper equipment. Below, each piece of equipment is listed and briefly explained.
Kiteboarding has many different layers and disciplines. Surfing, foiling and twin tips are the most popular in this water sport. We say when kiteboarding becomes a little stale after using the same board for years switch it up. Buying a new board or switching styles will spark that fire inside again. Get out on the water and try something new. Here is a quick break down on those boards.
Made for the high impacts and high stress these board encounter during kiteboarding. Most have inserts for foot straps. Some riders may challenge themselves by going strapless. With these boards you'll need to switch your feet depending on which side you want facing forward.
The majority of kiteboarders will make this their primary board. Just like the name, they are designed to go both ways. A wide variety of shapes and sizes depending on the riders needs.
Designed to offer a platform for flight. A hydro foil is attached to the bottom of these boards. These boards can be sometimes referred to as landing gear when possibly set back down into the water. The more skilled a hydro foiler is determines the size and shape.