Be Safe – wear a helmet
Kite surfing is an extreme sport and is therefore potentially dangerous to both the Kite Surfer and others. The BKSA encourages responsible members. We do not want to put anybody off or sound too officious, but, many people are completely new to kite surfing and so we have laid out a complete set of safety guidelines. The BKSA recommend that Kite Surfing should not be attempted without appropriate instruction. Kite Surfings minimum competence of skills are considered to be:
All manufacturers instructions and safety guidelines must be read and followed, in particular the limitations of the product. Equipment must be regularly checked for wear and tear and repaired accordingly before going out onto the water. Always Kite surf with adequate safety equipment. This is by no means a final and definitive list of safety guidelines. We welcome all members of the BKSA to feedback safety guidelines to the association.