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      Kitesurfing Equipment

      At S2AS, we only stock the brands that we have tested and fully believe in their high quality. Stocking brands like  CabrinhaXenonOcean RodeoBrunottiMysticCore Kites, and  more!   We offer and stock the latest Kites, kitesurfing bars, kiteboards, kitesurfing harnesses, Helmets, kitesurf, travel board bags, impact vests and accessories for all sizes, abilities and wind ranges.

      Kitesurfing is growing as a watersport every year, becoming more accessible and affordable as the years go on. Having the correct kitesurfing equipment for your ability level can rapidly improve your progression learning curve. Leading to you getting more and more stoked every time you hit the water. We stock the broadest range of Kitesurfing Equipment, including everything you need to get on the water. From beginners looking for their first Kitesurfing setup to Advanced Riders looking for some more performance out of their riding. Have a look at our massive selection of  Kitesurfing Kites | Kiteboard | Kitesurfing Harnesses | Kitesurf Helmets Kitesurfing Bags. And If you have any questions on Kitesurfing Equipment, big or small, give us a call on 01202 738448!

      About our Kitesurf Equipment

      Bars and Lines:

      Purpose: Kitesurf bars and lines are integral components of a kitesurfing setup, serving as the connection between the rider and the kite. The bar provides control over the kite's angle of attack, allowing the rider to steer and maneuver.

      Features:

      • Adjustable Length: Many bars come with adjustable line lengths to accommodate different kite sizes and riding conditions.
      • Chicken Loop System: The chicken loop is a safety feature that allows the rider to disconnect from the kite quickly in emergency situations.
      • Depower System: Bars typically feature a depower system, enabling riders to control the power of the kite by adjusting the angle of the kite's attack.

      Innovation: Recent innovations include carbon fiber construction for lightweight and robust bars, quick-release systems for enhanced safety, and ergonomic designs for improved comfort during extended sessions.

      Harnesses:

      Purpose: Kitesurfing harnesses are essential for distributing the kite's pull across the rider's body, reducing strain on the arms and allowing for better control and maneuverability.

      Types:

      • Waist Harness: Worn around the waist, suitable for riders who prefer more freedom of movement.
      • Seat Harness: Offers additional lower back and leg support, making it a popular choice for beginners and those with back issues.
      • Vest Harness: Provides extra buoyancy and impact protection, often favored by wave riders.

      Comfort Features:

      • Padding: Harnesses come with strategically placed padding for comfort during prolonged sessions.
      • Adjustability: Adjustable straps and spreader bars cater to individual body shapes and preferences.
      • Integration with Leash: Some harnesses have integrated leash attachment points for added safety.

      Bags:

      Purpose: Kitesurfing bags are designed for convenient storage and transportation of kites, boards, and accessories.

      Types:

      • Kite Bags: Protect kites during transportation and storage, often padded for added safety.
      • Board Bags: Padded bags to safeguard kiteboards from dings and scratches during travel.
      • Accessory Bags: For storing smaller items like bars, lines, and spare parts.

      Features:

      • Durability: Made from robust materials to withstand the rigors of travel and outdoor conditions.
      • Multiple Compartments: Bags often have compartments for organized storage of different items.
      • Ventilation: Some bags include ventilation systems to prevent moisture buildup.

      Innovation: Recent innovations include bags with wheels for easy airport navigation, adjustable sizing to accommodate various board and kite sizes, and reinforced sections for increased durability.

      Whether it's the control provided by bars and lines, the comfort offered by harnesses, or the convenience of bags for transportation, high-quality kitesurfing equipment plays a crucial role in ensuring a safe, enjoyable, and efficient riding experience

      FAQ's

      How do I choose the right kitesurfing harness for my body type and riding style?

      Selecting the appropriate kitesurfing harness involves considering factors such as body shape, personal preferences, and the type of riding you plan to do. Waist harnesses provide more freedom of movement, making them suitable for freestyle riders, while seat harnesses offer additional support and are often preferred by beginners or those with back issues. Testing different harness types and consulting with experienced riders or instructors can help you find the right fit for your needs.

      What safety features should I look for in a kitesurfing bar and lines setup?

      Safety is paramount in kitesurfing, and your bar and lines play a crucial role in this aspect. Look for a bar with a reliable quick-release system, commonly known as a chicken loop. This feature allows you to quickly disconnect from the kite in emergency situations. Additionally, consider bars with integrated depower systems for effective control over the kite's power. Regularly check and maintain these safety features to ensure they function correctly.

      Can I use any bag for transporting my kitesurfing equipment, or do I need a specific kite bag?

      While it's possible to transport kitesurfing equipment in a standard bag, using a specialized kite bag offers additional protection and convenience. Kite bags are designed with padded compartments to safeguard kites from damage during travel. They often include features like ventilation to prevent moisture buildup and multiple compartments for organized storage. Investing in a proper kite bag can prolong the lifespan of your gear and make transportation more efficient.

      How can I ensure the longevity of my kitesurfing equipment, including bars, harnesses, and bags?

      Extending the lifespan of your kitesurfing equipment involves regular maintenance and proper care. Rinse your bars and lines with fresh water after each session to remove salt and sand. Inspect harnesses for any signs of wear, and replace worn or damaged parts promptly. Store your equipment in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight, and avoid prolonged exposure to saltwater. Properly securing your gear in dedicated bags during transportation helps prevent unnecessary wear and tear. Regularly check for any signs of corrosion on metal components and address maintenance promptly to ensure a safe and enjoyable kitesurfing experience

      WE HAVE THE BIGGEST SELECTION OF KITESURFING EQUIPMENT IN THE UK, WITH AN AMAZING DISPLAY OF KITESURFING ACCESORIES FOR YOU TO TRY!

      At S2AS, we only stock the brands that we have tested and fully believe in their high quality, like 

      CabrinhaXenonOcean RodeoBrunottiMysticCore Kites,

      and many more! We can bring you the best equipment, so you have the best session every time you hit the water!
      We offer the latest Kites, kitesurfing bars, kiteboards, kitesurfing harnesses, Helmets, kitesurf, travel board bags, impact vests and accessories for all sizes, abilities and wind ranges

      Kitesurfing is growing as a watersport every year, becoming more accessible and affordable as the years go on. For these reasons alone, more people are deciding to take up kitesurfing, which is what we like to see. Having the correct kitesurfing equipment for your ability level can rapidly improve your progression learning curve, leading to you getting more and more stoked every time you hit the water. We stock the broadest range of Kitesurfing Equipment, including everything you need to get on the water. From beginners looking for their first Kitesurfing setup to Advanced Riders looking for some more performance out of their riding.   

      Have a look at our massive selection of 
      Kitesurfing Kites | Kiteboard | Kitesurfing Harnesses | Kitesurf Helmets Kitesurfing Bags | Impact vests

      IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ON KITESURFING EQUIPMENT, BIG OR SMALL, GIVE US A CALL ON 01202 738448!

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