Cabrinha: The Kitesurfing Experts

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 by

If you’re an avid kitesurfer then there is little doubt that you’ve heard of Cabrinha. It’s more than likely that you have or currently are using their world-class gear and you’re not the only one. Cabrinha is the leading kitesurfing brand in 40 countries worldwide and they’re showing no signs of giving up the top

Kite Like a King of the Air

Monday, 26 January 2015 by

Kite Like a King of the Air! Five Absolute Must-Kite Hotspots in Cape Town Between 31 January – 14 February 2015 twenty-four of the world’s best kiteboarders will battle it out in front of thousands of fans, and a panel of six esteemed judges, to find out who will be the new Red Bull King

The popularity of kitesurfing is soaring all over the world and Cape Town is the sport’s favourite training ground. Wind and even more wind, cheap accommodation and entertainment for tourists, and plenty of touristy things to do makes Cape Town the place to visit for Kitesurfers of all levels. Here are five reasons why you

5 Things To Do In Cape Town (In The Water)

Thursday, 11 December 2014 by

It’s unsurprising that Cape Town has been voted the world’s best tourism spot by the British and Americans. With its wide array of attractions Cape Town is perfect for everyone. There are so many things to do in Cape Town You can sample some internationally renowned wines and cuisine, ride a cable car up one

Pre-order and pay for a 2015 Best product and get 15% OFF…but only until 1 September 2014!! Approximate arrival of the first 2015 Best shipment at our shop is in September 2014. And how about trying one before buying one?We have the following 2015 demos available right now for testing:– TS 9m– GP 9m– Cabo 7m–

We have upgraded our Webcam, which gives stunning views of Bloubergstrand and Table Mountain, and installed our new Windguru windmeter at the famous kitebeach! Keep an eye on the current conditions to know before you go! Cheers Best Kiteboarding Africa Team  http://www.bestkiteboardingafrica.com/Webcam.php

Blowfish Restaurant

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 by

Positioned with an amazing view of Table Mountain and surrounds, Blowfish Restaurant (one of Cape Town’s best seafood and sushi restaurants) is a must for anybody who loves watersports. With windows all around the restaurant, you can enjoy the view and listen to the sound of the nearby Atlantic Ocean as you enjoy your meal. 

After a long day of massive extreme kiting, Kevin Langeree came out on top and claimed the title of Red Bull King of the Air 2014.   For the second year in a row, Cape Town played host to 24 of the world’s best kiteboarders the went head-to-head in the unique “flag-out” format the Red

A Q&A with Jesse Richman

Monday, 27 January 2014 by

Our last interview with Red Bull King of the Air riders is the winner of last year’s competition, Jesse Richman!   – What is the longest hang time you’ve ever accomplished? “I had a really awesome jump in San Francisco in 2007 where I floated in the air for 22 seconds.”   – On days

A Q&A with Aaron Hadlow

Monday, 27 January 2014 by

Our next interview with a rider from the Red Bull King of the Air is with none other than Aaron Hadlow!   – What is your favourite kite spot in Cape Town? “I enjoy kiting in the location of the Red Bull King of the Air the most. Big Bay is not only ideal for

A Q&A with Kevin Langeree

Wednesday, 22 January 2014 by

We got an awesome Q&A with some of the top 12 riders from last year’s Red Bull King of the Year! Our first one was with Kevin Langeree.   -What is your favourite kite spot in Cape Town? “There are a lot of great spots around. For jumping big and freestyle, Big Bay is the

BEST Fest Demo Day 18/19 January 2014

Monday, 20 January 2014 by

Come and Ride with Us on the first windy day of the weekend, 18 or 19 January 2014! Take advantage of this unique gathering to test the full 2014 Best gear range, meet and chat to BEST Kiteboarding pro-riders, see them ride, get their autograph and party with the Best crew afterwards! All testers also qualify for

The New York Times has selected Cape Town as the Number One destination in a list of “52 Places to Go in 2014″! And most Capetonians would undoubtedly agree!    The New York Times said that by November 2013 they already had a “strong sense that Cape Town would be our No. 1 destination, but the

Robby Naish: A living legend

Friday, 10 January 2014 by

When you think of windsurfing, kitesurfing or watersports in general, one name springs to mind: Robby Naish. Robby has been a part of the watersports world since the very beginning and has seen the evolution of windsurfing as well as kitesurfing. He runs one of the most successful brands and has tons of World Titles under

SAKA’s Successful 2013

Wednesday, 11 December 2013 by

SAKA has been extremely busy this year, and the future of kitesurfing in Cape Town is looking brighter by the minute.   cialis In the past year SAKA has secured 3rd part liability insurance for its members. This means that they have managed to get insurance cover for all SAKA approved competitions through the events

Keeping our C Clean

Thursday, 05 December 2013 by

CLEAN C has been running beach cleanups for 3 years. In that time they have helped remove over 8 tons of rubbish. WHO THEY ARE Clean C is an NPO that is passionate about South Africa and the people in it. Along with the myriad of projects focused on improving life for all those who live

WAVE SALE – Great prices on surf combos!

Saturday, 23 November 2013 by

HIT THE WAVES THIS SUMMER WITH THESE BOMBER http://starrgennett.org/online/ WAVE-RIDING COMBO DEALS! 2013 BEST Cabo 5 complete + Best surfboard (5’8″ or 6’0″) R 14,999 2013 BEST Cabo 6 complete + Best surfboard (5’8″ or 6’0″) R 15,499 2013 BEST Cabo 7 complete + Best surfboard (5’8″ or 6’0″) R 15,999 2013 BEST Cabo 9

Steven Akkersdijk: A kiter who loves Cape Town

Wednesday, 20 November 2013 by

Many pro kiters and team riders love to kite in Cape Town. In fact it is the favourite kiting spot for Ruben Lenten, Nick Jacobsen, Sam Light, Kevin Langeree, and of course, Steven Akkersdijk.   History If you haven’t heard of Steven, don’t worry, you soon will! He is one of the many young riders

Seli 1 Wreck: Oh buoy! We’re excited!

Friday, 15 November 2013 by

The MV Seli 1 was a Turkish bulk carier that was driven aground off Bloubergstrand near Table Bay by strong winds on 8 September 2009.   http://reachhighershasta.com/cheap/ Not only was it a bit of an eye-sore, but we were worried about how it would affect the surf and our beautiful beach! The Istanbul-operated ship was

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Hey kiters! We will be having our first demo day of the season in Blouberg, straight across from the Best Kiteboarding Africa shop this Saturday 26 October 2013. We will have some of the new models like the Cabo, GP, TS and Kahoona pumped up and ready to fly! The wind is not looking great,

2014 Naish Park Review

Friday, 18 October 2013 by

Steve Bertie-Roberts reviews the 2014 Naish Park The 2014 Naish Park review was conducted in Table View, Cape Town in good 20 to 26 knot cross shore winds with sometimes heavy 5’ waves on a Naish Global 5’8”.       The Feel For 2014 the changes to the kite technology are an evolutionary jump

Best 2014 Pre-order special

Tuesday, 15 October 2013 by

BEST 2014 PRE-ORDER SPECIAL Pre-order and pay for a 2014 Best product and get 15% OFF the advertised retail price…but only until 26 October 2013!! With some amazing new features like the new Twist Lock inflation system, and a clam-cleat depower on the new RP Bar, you can’t miss out on these reduced prices on

Find Your Kitesurfing Board

Friday, 11 October 2013 by

How to best demo a kitesurfing board You are looking for a new kitesurfing board but you aren’t sure which one to buy? Even though you might have an idea in which direction your board should go, there are so many boards out there it can be hard to find the right one for you.

How to choose your kitesurfing course

Friday, 11 October 2013 by

The Best Way to Learn How to Kite for You! What!? You still don’t kitesurf? http://portageparkdistrict.org It’s about time you start! You’re planning a trip to Cape town, or you are one of those unlucky locals who still don’t kite? Get ready for a new experience, Cape Town is one of the best places for

Red Bull King of the Air 2014

Tuesday, 08 October 2013 by

Red Bull King of the Air 2014 – in Cape Town Once Again Background Held in 1999, the first Red Bull King of the Air event was a huge stepping stone for kitesurfing, a sport that was then still in its infancy. As the sport gained worldwide popularity, the event became a platform for some

Introduction Blog For Kite Beach

Friday, 20 September 2013 by

The extreme conditions is only part of the allure of Cape Town and it’s surrounds…where else in the world can one drive only 1 hour to taste some wine, see some of Africa’s most popular wildlife, eat 5-star food, check out beautiful scenery and have a braai with friends at the end of a hard

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Our Little Secret: Gems Along the West Coast

Thursday, 19 September 2013 by

With ‘The Season’ about to start, it’s nice to know that there are some things that will always remain ‘our little secret’. We all love a secret. We love knowing what someone else doesn’t know – it gives a kind of elevation, a sense of excitement and daring. Thankfully, there are still many secrets in

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South African Kitesurfing Association Tour

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 by

Whoah! Awesome tour from SAKA – this looks to be an awesome event.

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