Frequent Asked Questions
What is Kiteboarding or
Kitesurfing is one of the most entertaining and innovative sport of recent times.
This type of sport, creates you, in its way, a healthy addiction. It combines
many aspects of various sports including, surfing, waterboard, paragliding and
more. It makes you try to sail the breeze where you want with just the sound of
the wind in your ears or to jump incredible heights exploiting the wind
potential. It allows you to surf beautiful waves that never would have imagined
to be able to deal with.
How much wind is needed ?
By giving a
short answer, we say from 10 knots up, but it's always more fun with more wind.
Yes, it is possible to kite with 8-9 knots or so, but it requires more skill
and can be frustrating at times. More constant is the wind, the better!
Can I learn Kitesurf ?
"Im 60 years old'
"I am Only
50 Kg weight. And I have not a lot of
"I am 100 Kg weight."
never done surfing or water sports before"
Yes, it is
weight or past experience are not valid excuses. As long as you have the desire
to learn and willing to follow the recommendations of the instructor, then you
will be able to learn kite surfing and to enjoy surfing.
Do I have to be in good shape
to practice Kitesurf ?
A basic level of
fitness is all you need. Modern equipment can be arranged and configured to
work with people of different physical abilities.
5. Regarding the
there are the better!. There are various girls kiteboarder and we'd love to see more and
Women will learn much more quickly than men, They are normally more careful and use their forces
with more delicacy and this promotes having more tact and sensitivity in flight
6. I need some
basic requirement before taking a lesson ?
You should be able
to swim and feel comfortable in deep water. In addition it is recommended to
practice for 2 or 3 hours with a trainer kite, a kite 2 lines, to improve the flight
quality. Having already developed a good flying skills of a kite, it makes it much
faster and more enjoyable learning curve.
equipment do I need to do Kite?
equipment includes a table, a kite (Kite), a control bar with the security
systems, a set of lines, a said tool belt, a helmet and a lifejacket. A wetsuit
or a protective jacket against the wind, depends on the weather conditions, may
8. Which is the
best time agree on Lecce, Salento to make Kitesurf?
best time is from mid-March to late October. Let's say you start the warmer
days and especially the thermal winds are more frequent. Obviously in the
summer (June, July, August) the Salento coast comes alive for tourism and the
wind does not fail. Our region is known for the wind, so every opportunity is
perfect for kite surfing on our magnificent coast.
9. How many
students can be managed from a single teacher?
lessons, mostly private or group lessons with a maximum of 2 students per
teacher; this is the best method of teaching and provides easy, fast and secure
courses do you suggest for beginners?
We offer a 3-day
course for beginners. This is our "lesson package" recommended for
those who want to capture all the skills necessary for a safe and fun start
with kiteboarding. At the end of our 3-day package, you should be able to
practice water starting and you should have quired security and autonomy with
the flight of the kite!