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Powerkiteshop Getting Started Guides:

Getting Started at Powerkiteshop


Choosing your equipment can be confusing, especially if you are buying for a friend, relative or starting the sport without any knowledge.

Our trained staff who all fly kites are always here to help you, but to get you going, Powerkiteshop have devised a quick tip guide to choose the right equipment for every area of the sport.


 

Quick Links:

Kiteboarding - Kite Surfing / Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing:

Getting Started Kiteboarding at Powerkiteshop


Kite surfing is not only one of the most exhilirating aspects of power kiting - it can also be one of the most dangerous.

Starting out with kit that is too advanced or not properly maintained can cause real problems in the water.

Check out our KITESURFING GETTING STARTED section for the latest info.

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Power Kiting - Entry Level Kites / Power Kites / Traction Kites / Depowerable Kites:

Getting Started Power Kiting at Powerkiteshop


Starting the sport without any knowledge?

From beginner to advanced - check out Powerkiteshop's POWER KITING GETTING STARTED section for what to look for when entering the world of Power Kiting. 

Including frequently asked questions.

See more info here >>


 

 

Kite Buggying - Kite Buggy / Buggy Racing / Freestyle Buggying:

Getting Started Kite Buggying at Powerkiteshop


There are so many options to choose from when buggying.

Freestyle, Racing, Competition, Safari - they can all determine what type of equipment you need to buy.

Check out our frequently asked questions in our
 KITE BUGGYING GETTING STARTED section for the latest info.

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Kite Landboarding - Kite Ground Boarding (KGB) / Kite Mountainboarding:

Getting Started Kite Landboarding at Powerkiteshop


Choosing what board to go for when starting out or as your next step can be a daunting challenge.

Freestyle, racing or safari activities can apply different pressures to your equipment.

Check out the
 KITE LANDBOARDING GETTING STARTED section for the latest info.

See more info here >>

 

 

Snow Kiting - Kite Snowboarding / Snow Kite / Snow Kiting:

Getting Started Snow Kiting at Powerkiteshop


Going off-piste? Free-riding? Freestyling? Booking a trip out with the kit you already have? Kite and board selection will determine how you can get the best out of your kit.

Practicality is the key for snow kiting and you can easily get into danger with adverse weather conditions.

Check out the SNOW KITING GETTING STARTED section for the latest info.

See more info here >>

 

 

Harnesses - Kiteboarding / Power Kiting Waist / Seat Harnesses:

Getting Started Snow Kiting at Powerkiteshop


A harness is used intially to take the strain off your arms, allowing you to fly in stronger winds and reduce overall fatigue.

Finding a harness that best suits your activity can determine whether you need a flexible or supportive harness.

Check out the HARNESS GETTING STARTED section for the latest info.

See more info here >>


 

 

Wetsuits - Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing:

Getting Started Snow Kiting at Powerkiteshop


Need to keep warm while on the water but not sure which one to choose?

Finding a compromise between warmth and flexibility can determine which type of wetsuit you will need.

Check out the WETSUITS GETTING STARTED section for the latest info.

See more info here >>


 

 

Fins - Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing:

Getting Started Snow Kiting at Powerkiteshop


A fin is initially used to edge against the pull of the kite giving you the option to change your board speed as well as an easier change of direction.

Choosing the configuration of your fins though can determine how much speed and grip your board can give you.

Check out the FINS GETTING STARTED section for the latest info.

See more info here >>


 

 

Email Enquiries:

We will always endeavour to reply to your e-mail as quickly and as thoroughly as possible.

To ensure that the correct department receives your e-mail please contact:

Email Enquiries:

Order / General - info@powerkiteshop.com

Training - training@powerkiteshop.com

Website queries - webmaster@powerkiteshop.com

Media/Press - media@powerkiteshop.com

Alternatively you can enter your contact details and enquiry into the form below:

Contact Information

Telephone Enquiries - 0121 544 9514:

Our staff can answer most of the questions you may have.

If they do not know they will find out and get back to you as soon as possible.

To ensure that the correct department receives your e-mail please contact:

Our trained staff are available at the following times.

Monday-Friday: 10.00am to 6.00pm

TELEPHONE NUMBER: +44 (0) 121 544 9514

If you are calling from abroad, you can call the number below:
Landline Phone Number: +44 (0) 121 544 9514

All other times including weekends we're available via the help lines but we may be out flying!

If we are unavailable you can usually leave a message for a later response.

Powerkiteshop / Postal / Returns Address:

You can visit the shop, send any enquiry / cheque payments via post or return any item to the address below:

Powerkiteshop
Studio 2 - 4
Euro Business Park
Summerton Road
Oldbury
West Midlands
B69 2EL
United Kingdom

Items must be returned with a returns form enclosed by Recorded delivery and clearly marked for the attention of the Mail Order Dept.

Our trained staff are available at the following times.

We will not accept responsibility for lost parcels, or postal charges incurred when returning goods and we do have the right to refuse an exchange or refund, if we consider the goods have not been treated in accordance with the instructions provided with them.

Videos, DVD's will only be exchanged if faulty.

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