What size kite board should I get?


What size kite board should I get?

Which Kiteboarding Board Size is Right For You?

Your Weight Recommended Board Length Recommended Board Width
125-150 lbs 127-137 cm 41 cm
150-180 lbs 135-145 cm 43 cm
180-210 lbs 140-148 cm 45 cm
+ 210 lbs 148-165 cm 46 cm

What size skimboard do pros use?

Board Board Length Suggested Weight Limit
PRO 52 52″ 200 lbs
PRO 54 54” 220 lbs
M5 48 48” 160 lbs
M5 51 51” 180 lbs

How wide is a skimboard?

Skimboards range between 45.00” and 57.00” in height, and between 17.75” and 23.00” in width, depending on the rider’s physical characteristics, level of experience, and type of ride (waves or flat waters/surfaces). Thickness plays a crucial role in the skimboard’s behavior.

What size should my skimboard be?

In terms of height, your skimboard should come up to around your own waist to chest height. Your ability may also affect the size you opt for as larger boards are slightly easier to ride, with greater surface area to stand on, and more float.

What is the normal size of a kite?

Kites range in size from about 5 – 17 meters (number relates to squared meters of fabric area). A small rider’s first kite will be in the single digits, and that of a larger rider will be in the double digit range.

What size is a twintip?

Light wind board will often have a Width of around 44cm and upwards….Kite Twin Tip – Buying Guide.

Your Weight Your Board Size Your Board Width
125-150 lbs | 56-68 kg 150-180 lbs | 68-81 kg 180-210 lbs | 81-95 kg +210 lbs | +95 kg 134-148cm 140-160cm 142-165cm 146-165cm 41cm 43cm 45cm 46cm

What should I look for in a kite board?

In general, try to go with a bigger board in the beginning, as it will make it easier to ride upwind in lighter winds. Personally, we have also found that a slightly larger board will help you jump higher and progress faster as an intermediate and advanced kitesurfer, as it can build up more pressure for your jumps.

How do I choose a kite board?

Length and width both play a roll in the boards performance: An average kiteboard size is 135cm – 145cm x 38 – 41cm. Light wind kiteboards are typically wider 145 – 165 x 45 – 48cm. For beginners, a larger board is helpful to smooth over mistakes that drive you downwind.

How do I choose a twin tip kite board?

Rocker is the curvature of the board. Lower rocker helps to plan (get speed) easier, especially in lightwind conditions. On a flatter board you have more chance to dive the front when landing a jump. Flatter rocker is better for beginners, because it easier to go upwind for those with less experience.

How thick should a skimboard be?

Thickness: Most skimboards have either 5/8 or 3/4 board thickness. When you decide to choose the right skimboard, keep your level of skill into consideration. For example, if you are a beginner, you can choose a thick skimboard as it will glide better on the surface of the water.