PKA on Siargao Philippines and the opening of the new school. Strapless tricks explained.

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From Aceh, Indonesia to Siargao, Philippines.  Seabreeze Kite Club has moved and 12208505_10153816918554379_7190443529141477780_nopened the new location at Siargao,  How beautiful is this island?

Well The PKA riders from The Philippines and mainly participants from Boracay discovered this as well for the first time as it was their beginner stop this season.

Starting of the Amihan wind season was also the “start’ sign of this event.


Beginner tips explained!

We started last blog with our strapless tricks and we saw that there was a lot of interest in our blog for this special and great part of kitesurfing.  So let’s do and continue this great tutorial part of strapless riding.

Make sure you are in at least knee deep water so you don’t rip your fins out when you get up on the board.

Head slightly downwind initially to generate speed.

Keep up a moderate amount of speed but control it so you don’t get launched when you hit the first wave or whitewater.

To get over  whitewater bend your knees and suck up the wave and let your board ride up over the foam. Kite position is really important. Keep your kite at 45% or better still have your kite pulling down as you hit the foam. This will pull you down and help you stick to your board. A combination of these 2 skills will ensure you stay on the kiteboard with or without straps.

If the wind is light you will need to move your kite to generate enough speed to penetrate the waves.

We are looking forward to seeing you on the water and “nail” strapless tricks.



Are you “Hooked” for life on your kite brand?

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How many times do we come across this question? When we are riding then you see all the names on the water.
Best, North, Cabrinha, Slingshot, Ozone etc. etc… :angryfire:

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What is and why is the brand what you are riding the awesome and amazing kite? Did you ” stick” with your kitebrand since day1? Maybe you have changed your kite brand and you are riding something completely else these day’s?


Did you ever not enjoyed a kite brand? What did you do with the kite? Sold it to a new buyer with the story to him that it was a amazing kite:) :lol:

Basically tell me what your story is regarding the kite brands and why you believe in them?

Looking forward to these discussions and the “ego’ of the brands what rule the market, :rollgrin:

Kite camps or solo travelers? That’s the question!

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The winter is coming and then we will see ourselves mostly sitting in our little chairs watching the television or we are working on our laptops caught up in the work and dreaming about the Oh, So still far away,  kite surfing holiday in the tropics or another dream place.


Sometimes there,  while surfing on the web, we will see the kite boarding adverts coming by from these kite holiday’s and we are getting already the thrills to go again.  With in your mind already having your boots on your feet or strapped into your ‘hook’, we will ask ourselves the question?  Shall I go with a kiteboarding camp this year or do I  book everything myself?


In your mind you will go through all your ‘plus and ‘minus’ .  If I go with a kitecamp then for sure I will meet other kiters or do I want to ride for myself?  Everything is organized in the camps while on the other hand I really look forward to see the ‘culture’ of the new destination and this is better to do when I book this trip on my own.

Are the camps more expensive?  Maybe it will be great to have everything spread out for me on my holiday and just enjoy this.

We see these day’s more and more camps jumping out o11825758_10153262592439177_3098583290119040760_nf the ground in the kite world.  They are basically all  selling the same trips to the ‘Hot Spots’ around the kiting world and some of them  cater to the ‘undiscovered’ spots.  Personally I like to  just book a ticket and go from there.  What is your thought about this and what do you prefer?  Also what is important besides of ‘good wind’ on your spot of choice for your ‘dream kitesurfing’ destination?

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We would like to thank our guests who visited us this season here in Indonesia as a ‘solo traveler’ or through a kitecamp.  We love to see you again next year, starting from the 1nd May to the end of September.

Now it is time to open in Siargao, Philippines where the wind will be from the end of November to the end of March.  We see you there, through a camp or solo!


Siargao, Phillipines. The undiscovered kitesurfing dream.

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Kitesurfing At Siargao, Philippines.

This is your dream kiteboarding heaven for the months that us in the Northern Hemisphere normally spend sitting at home in the early,dark evenings in the cold watching the television.  We have great conditions from the Mid November until the end of March.  This place definitely needs to be on your ‘bucketlist’.

Seabreezekiteclub Siargao, Philippines

With beautiful white sandy beaches and great wind it is everyone’s dream to kiting in the lovely lagoon in Siargao, Philippines. This kiteboarding holiday destination in the Philippines is one to watch.  Then sit back and enjoy your Pina Colada on a pristine beach in between your kite surfing sessions and go back to ride the waves as Cloud 9 on the reef.  This is also a great destination for non kiters to visit alike.

It is the new Boracay – but less crowded.   I think everyone agrees that is tiresome ‘ducking under each other lines’ while you are kiting.

A lot of us all want that same feeling again that we had when we started kiting – An awesome energy that you build up and the explosion on the water to shoot you up in the sky like a rocket!.  Then you are up there, hanging in the sky and finishing with all the space to land your tricks or big air.  Nowadays, you often need to watch out where you will land your jumps in many kite destinations in the world.  Siargao, Philippines will give you that same kite energy along with more space to express yourself on the water.

After a great day riding, enjoy the sunset with a cold beer or cocktail in one of the many bars on this Philippine kite island and continue this with great food at Kermit kite-surfcamp.  This place is known for its amazing international dishes with a friendly atmosphere.

Great accommodation is key for your well deserved kite surfing holiday.  Kermit kite surfcamp has outstanding reviews on Tripadvisor and that made our decision easy to work together and give the kiters among us the optimal kite vacation.

Kermit accommodationSeabreeze kite club started in Sumatra, Indonesia, a pearl in the kiteboarding world and becoming more popular while we speak.  It is a kiteboarding destination which shares the same recipe as Siargao, Philippines.  Undiscovered but Oh, so beautiful.

Look us up and we look forward to sharing the same passion at  



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After the last post, what was a huge hit!  I was wondering of the line :’ You only live once’ came in mind when you started with kite boarding?

It is of course a fact that more and more kite boarders are in their mid 30 when they are start with kite surfing, like myself.  You also had the opportunity to hit a little ball sport, like Golf or Tennis and so many more.  But the thrill and the speed combined with the power of the kite keeps on pulling us away from other sports.

The sport has the magic of turning it into a “lifestyle’.  It will let you escape you from your life when you are on the water.  It will enhance your dreams, hopes and makes you wonder why you not discovered this earlier.  10346226_242466902627369_6234579895031312936_n

Just the simple tool like some lines and a kite.  That’s all that it is!  It amazes me every time when I am on the water.

Do we use the sport as a cover from getting old?  Do we need to accept that our handle-pass move is not going to be as fluent anymore when we are over 45?

Off course!  But If you ask any person who comes of the water when he finished his session and has a smile like “The Joker’ out of the Batman film, would you change your sport for anything in the world??

I can guarantee that they only think of one line: Never! “You only live once”

How did you started with Kiteboarding?

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What is it that attracts so many people to learn this sport?  Is it the sensation of flying or to be independent expressing yourself on the water?

I think we need to go back in time.  We all love to be on the water. It can be surfing, windsurfing etc.. but…. kite surfing is a different animal.  We can go cruising or ‘being shot like a rocket into the air’ and we can extend the surfing part in the waves without paddling into it.

Kiteboard student in Indonesia

Kiting is so diverse and is one of the biggest and fastest growing sports in the world.

I started kiteboarding 2007 when I saw an amazing colourful scene in the sky at Cabarete in the Dominican Republic and I wanted to be a part of it.  I took lessons at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding because they were professional,approachable and very helpful.  I wanted to learn in safe conditions and liked that their instructors were all IKO qualified.  I since worked at Laurel’s school and learned a huge amount of knowledge that has helped me grow as an instructor and now an owner of my own school in Indonesia.

It is great to see new students with their huge smiles when they make the first meters.

You know that they are going to be ‘hooked’ for life!

How did you start?  And why did you start kiteboarding?  What has it done for you since that magical moment that the power of the kite took you out of the water?