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How to Get Started With Kiteboarding in New Zealand

Kiteboarding is one of the world’s fastest-growing water sports. So, no wonder people of all ages in New Zealand want to learn more about kiteboarding. The good news is kiteboarding can be quickly learned and is fun. However, you must start properly before embarking on your New Zealand kiteboarding adventure.

Just like any other extreme sport, kiteboarding can involve some risks. That is why you need to take it slowly. You will be ready quickly with the right New Zealand instructor, kiteboarding equipment, and a suitable loaction.

Here is a quick guide to help you get started with your kitesurfing journey in New Zealand:

Get the Right Kiteboarding Equipment

The different equipment required for kiteboarding might be confusing. However, a qualified New Zealand kiteboarding instructor will explain how all this equipment works. They will also teach you how to set up and properly use your kiteboarding equipment.

Of course, you will need the kite itself, the control bar, lines, harness, and board. Further safety measures include using a personal flotation device (PFD) and a helmet. At first, you might not know which kiteboarding equipment to get and where to get it in New Zealand. Your kiteboarding instructor can help you choose the most suitable kiteboarding equipment for your level.

Go to a Suitable Location

New Zealand has beautiful destinations for kiteboarding that do not get enough credit. You will find excellent conditions for kiteboarding and amazing scenery at these locations. The best locations to learn kiteboarding in New Zealand should have flat, shallow water. The shore should ideally have no or minimum obstacles. For your safety and that of others, try to learn kiteboarding at a New Zealand beach that is not crowded.

Find a Qualified Experienced Instructor

It’s the most critical part of starting with kiteboarding. You need to find a qualified experienced New Zealand kiteboarding instructor. They will help you learn kiteboarding quickly and safely. Your New Zealand kiteboarding instructor will also help you buy suitable equipment.

At Assault Boardriding Centre, we have everything you need to get started with kiteboarding in New Zealand. We offer kitesurfing equipment from the best brands. If you are still learning, ask about our "rent to buy" kiteboarding options.

If you want to learn kiteboarding quickly, you can depend on our certified and experienced New Zealand instructors. Our instructors will guide you through the whole process. They will ensure your kiteboarding experience is both fun and safe.

Get started with kiteboarding the right way. Visit our New Zealand showrooms now!


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