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COASTGUARDS assist a kitesurfer, people cut off by the tide and a mystery is solved.
Just before midday on Wednesday Portland coastguard received a 999 call from a member of the public reporting a kitesurfer in difficulties and requiring assistance off Exmouth Beach.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Other Issues Anchored To Parasailing Bill In House
A long-sought effort to regulate Florida's commercial parasailing industry has been weighed down in the House with tethered kite boarding and moored ballooning.
The four or five kite line dilemma
What are the advantages of the fifth line in kiteboarding? The age-old dilemma has been answered with an animated cartoon.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Kite surfers will need A 20 permit to ride the waves in Poole Harbour
ALL kite surfers enjoying their sport in Poole Harbour will now have to pay A 20 a year to do so.
Brandon Bowe and Damien Leroy share victories in Florida
Riders were greeted with 15-20 knots of wind, beautiful blue skies, and the pristine flat waters.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
In Your Face
Driving back to Brisbane from a weekend family getaway in the Sunshine Coast , we chanced upon extreme kite surfers at this unguarded beach along the David Low Way.
Pierre-Louis Costes wins the La Salie Pro 2014
The first stage of the European Tour of Bodyboard 2014 was held in small wave conditions.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Lachlan Cramsie takes the 2014 NMD Dbah Pro
The first event of the newly formed Australian Bodyboarding Association 2014 Pro Tour was greeted at first light with clean 1-2ft waves.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Tow-in windsurfing ignites Las Palmas
The tow-in ramp contest attracted riders and many spectators. With the helping hand of Thomas Traversa, the local crew installed a ramp in the in the middle of the harbor.
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41st annual Windfest returns kicks off Friday night in Portland
Celebrating Portland's affinity for kiteboarding and windsurfing, the 41st annual Windfest kicks off Friday night at Daniel P. Moore Community Complex.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Sean McElroy claims the 2014 Manhattan Beach Pro/Am
The first stop on the 2014 Bodyboarder International Association was held in sunny two-to-three foot surf.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Fine-tuning 'The Surfer's Mind'
"The Surfer's Mind" is a book about learning to master our mind for peak performance in surfing and life.
Kitesurfer dies in Port Alfred
A 66-year-old man has died after collapsing while kite-surfing at Eastern Beach in Port Alfred, the National Sea Rescue Institute said on Wednesday.
Concerns over new marina
'Monstrosity', a 'visual obstruction', a 'disappointment' -- those were just some of the emotionally charged words used to describe the feelings of residents and users of Rotary Beach with regards to the new marina being built on the private shores of Manteo Resort.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Maui's Best Beaches Surf, Kiteboard, Windsurf
Candyce H. Stapen In Maui, an island with more than 30 miles of beaches, locals know the best ones for surfing, kiteboarding and windsurfing.
Hua Hin & Pranburi: Easy riding to the beach
Aleenta Hua Hin-Pranburi hits the road with Harley Davidson transfers from Bangkok to the resort town of Pran Buri.
Eastbourne lifeboat launched to help tangled kite surfer
Eastbourne inshore lifeboat was called out when a kite surfer became entangled in his equipment whilst surfing in Normans Bay.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Teens charged over kitesurfing haul
Dongara Police have charged two 19-year-olds after a search on a property on Linthorne Road in Port Denison yesterday.
Dominik Zimmermann melts the 2014 Red Bull Ragnarok
Ravines, drifts, rocks and hills were blessed by excellent snow conditions and sunny weather.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
South Mississippi flips for spring weather
JOHN FITZHUGH/SUN HERALDRyan Morris of Biloxi does a flip while kiteboarding in the Mississippi Sound in Biloxi on Wednesday.