The Kite Book

The Kite Book

All the Know-how You Need to Fly A Kite

Book - 2007
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Kite flying is one of the easiest activities to learn and it is fast becoming a hugely popular hobby and pastime.

 

With its emphasis on how you can have a go and what you should expect, this book covers every aspect of flying kites from beginner to advanced techniques making this an invaluable reference guide for all novices. Starting with a brief discussion of the origins of the sport, it goes on to describe the most popular kiting sports, looking at the equipment you'll need, how to look after it, how to look after yourself when flying, and choosing the right environment in terms of land, sea and wind.

 

The book offers a clear and practical guide for setting up, launching, landing and packing up both a water-relaunchable and a land-based kite. Basic flying skills and how to use the 'wind window' effectively are explained. The author gives a beginner's guide to kitesurfing, landboarding and buggying and there is advice on how to get lessons and how long it is likely to take you to learn.

Publisher: London : 2007
ISBN: 9781843403784
1843403781
Branch Call Number: ANF 796.158 COBB
Characteristics: 128 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm

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