When it comes to preventing collisions at sea, kiteboarders are considered in the same category as a sailing boat. Learn how to protect yourself and others against dangerous clashes.
In 1972, the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea defined the rules and guidelines for all sailing crafts. The oceans and seas are full of vessels, yachts, fishing boats, and cargo ships, so there should be signals and regulation for all. Continue reading “The right of way rules in kiteboarding”
Many people new to watersports may need to be informed about some basic rules that apply to watercraft. These rules are fairly universal and apply to all craft and all locations.Continue reading “Kiteboarder Conduct”
IN ANY EMERGENCY CALL 9-1-1. If you see any emergency, like an injury, kiteboarder lost at sea, crime in progress, or other issue Call 9-1-1. Continue reading “IN ANY EMERGENCY CALL 9-1-1”
Unpermitted Kite Instruction is illegal at Kanaha Beach. Only Permitted Schools are allowed to teach. Illegal Operations jeopardize the future of Kiteboarding by increasing Legal Liability of the County and Increase the Risk of Injury to the Public.Continue reading “Unpermitted Kite Instruction is illegal at Kanaha Beach”
The Maui County has a Plan to “improve” Kanaha Park, that would remove the 4 parking areas, relocate available parking eastward, and eliminate all of the near-shore access parking in the western half of the beach park that kiters (and local families/fishermen etc) use. Continue reading “Kanaha Beach Parking is Under Threat”
*Access is from launching at Lanes beach west of Hookipa.
These common-sense rules will keep us all safer and create a better rapport with windsurfers and surfers. Be aware of the potential dangers at Ho‘okipa! The wave is powerful, the lineup is small, and the rocks are close. Hookipa is strictly for advanced Kiters only. Know the ROW rules and surfing etiquette before riding there.Continue reading “Ho’okipa Kite Rules”
Tandem kiteboarding is becoming more present on the kiting scene since non kiteboarders can now get up and riding without any previous kiting experience necessary! Continue reading “Tandem kiteboarding on a Foilboard”
The following is a list of permitted kite schools are available for beginner and advanced lessons on Maui: Continue reading “Maui Kite schools”