Category: Understanding The Wind


The most crucial piece of equipment you need for kite sports is the wind. Thankfully this costs not a penny and is provided in abundance; however, it is not all plain sailing. You will need to understand the ‘wind window’ in order to get your kite airborne before anything else.

The wind is tricky to master and will cause you untold troubles if you try and fight it, or worse, ignore its prerogative to change at will. This section will give you an idea of how to gauge wind speed, direction and quality, all of which are important to the kite flyer.