What do bring along – Equipment rental / storage
Kitesurf equipment is usually not as bulky and heavy as other surf equipment and usually fits into an oversized bag – this is not the case with other windsurf boards and sails. However, you had better check with your airline company if excess weight and luggage is allowed, in most cases you will have to pay an extra fee for your extra luggage! If you would like to rent the necessary equipment, it is highly recommended to make a reservation with the kitesurf centre well in advance, to make sure that your favourite board and sail is available.
Bring along as well plenty of sun blockers, maybe your personal wetsuit or rash guard, depending on the season. Keep in mind that the water temperature can drop to an uncomfortable 20 degrees in February and March, whereas you do not have to worry in the late summer months when the water warms to as much as 29 degrees.
If you do bring your equipment along, you can store it safely at the professional centres, subject to certain storage fees.
Professional centres will offer the latest gear, suitable for beginners up to advanced kiters.
Boards and kites come in different sizes, depending on your experience level and wind strength and you might find brands like Naish, Carved and Takoon and F-One.