Finally! You took the decision to have a kitesurfing course in Mallorca and you have accomplished successfully the task.
You have chosen our kite club / kite school www.kitesurfingmallorca.com and have had a great time and have had a successful kite course and now it is your responsibility to practice kitesurfing on your own
Once you have finished your kite course
You will buy the kitesurfing equipment according to your weight and the wind conditions in Mallorca in which you will practice.
In the following points, we will remember the important details to take into account to make your kitesurfing sessions safely and always in control.
BASIC SAFETY ADVICES BEFORE KITESURFING
Said so, here are some basic but important points to consider when you go kitesurfing on your own.
1 .- Do not sail alone, whenever possible
2 ·- Inspect your kitesurfing equipment, bridles, worn lines, depower rope in good condition, chicken loop should work properly
3 .- Make sure that bladders of your kite do not lose air and the kite fabric it’s in good condition
4 .- If your kite it’s a foil type, pay special attention, everything should be perfectly connected and without entanglements
5 ·- Be aware of potential weather changes and be sure of where your navigation can end if something goes wrong
6 ·- Use the kite size according to the wind force, if you see that wind rises, return immediately
7 ·- Know always your limit. If in doubt, do not go kitesurfing
8 ·- Keep your energy, do not ride further than you can swim, if you feel tired, return to earth.
9 .- In case of a storm, preferably, don’t kitesurf.
Even in normal wind conditions we must always take all possible precautions.
The strongest and most dangerous winds in Mallorca occur during Autumn / Winter, sometimes also in early Spring.
The best time to kitesurf in Mallorca it’s summertime, during the months from Mid April until the last part of August and beginning of September we will have thermal winds daily.
BEST TIME OF THE YEAR AND BEST KITE SPOTS IN MALLORCA ISLAND
Kitesurfing courses in Mallorca
A new member in our kite club
Today, Jose, our new kite student, ended his kitesurfing lessons with our kite club/school
Jose took a 3 days kite course but due to his skills, during his first 6 hour of kite training, started with the waterstart.
This photos show his evident progression and how he managed to ride his first hundreds of meters
First rode towards his right and then, towards the left, over passing the starting point and later returning without any problem
The equipment he used for his kitesurfing lessons, a kite Peak 9 mts of the kite brand Flysurfer and a kiteboard size 170×50 XL model also from the same brand, Flysurfer from year 2016.