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How to launch a kite from a boat

Many people keep asking us how to launch a kite from a boat while we are on a cruise. Here´s a video on how we do it:

 

Step 1:
pump your kite at the back of the boat

Step 2:
flip your kite around & attach kite bridle to boat

Step 3:
run lines around the boat & attach them to the kite

Step 4:
keep pressure on 1 center line & slowly unravel bar

Step 5:
attach chicken loop to cleat

Step 6:
untwist lines

Step 7:
depower your kite and move it to the edge of the window

Step 8:
grab board and harness, hook your kite in, launch your kite & ride away

 

 

Want to join us on one of our Cruises to try this? 
Check out the Panama Kitesurfing Cruise or the Grenadines Kitesurfing Cruise