Launching & Landing 15 minutes

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Learn the best way to launch and land your kite on the beach with an assistant, the potential issues you may encounter and how to manage them.

Overview

It almost goes without saying that launching and landing your kite is an inevitable part of kitesurfing. And for many, it can still be intimidating, as this is the point where you will be putting yourself in control of a very powerful and potential dangerous toy. So seeing as you’re going to be doing a lot of this, it’s best to get to grips with it first off.

We’ll show you the best way to launch your kite with the help of another kitesurfer, focusing on the many issues you may encounter. Then we’ll look at landing the kite with an assistant.

Location: Shoreham, UK

Rider: Stav Thraves

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Introduction
0:00
Launching the kite
Introduction
1:05
Assisted Launch
2:20
Key Elements : Kite
4:18
Common Mistakes
6:57
Landing the Kite
Introduction
11:50
Landing the Assistance
12:35
Key Elements
13:38