SCKA kiteboarding safety clinic (2011/4/30)
The Southern California Kiteboarding Association (SCKA
) presented a
free safety clinic on 2011/4/30.
This well attended event clinic was held at
the popular Belmont Shores kitesurfing beach near Los Angeles.
Date: April 30, 2011 - Time : 11 AM to 1 PM
Location : Laverne and Ocean, Belmont Shore, Long Beach, California
The orientation was
by Dan Corbett, president of the Southern California Kiteboarding Association (SCKA
Alan Vaughn (Kitesufari), Dan Corbett (SCKA president), Jim Corbett, Bart Miller (Socal Kiteboarding)
Core kite sales demo
This was by Ruley of Core Kites.
Demonstration of new safety features on the control bar.
Launch, Land, Drag
Bart Miller from the Southern California Kiteboarding school showed how to launch and land kites
Bart demonstrating an assisted launch with Dan
Globe Kites demo
This was a demo of Globe Kites latest products.
Right of way Kiting rules and guidelines
Alan Vaughn of Kitesufari discussed beach regulations and right of way rules for kiteboarders.
Alan is going over kiting practices and regulations at the
various Southern California kite beaches.
Star kite sales demo
Martin Hubert showed the latest products from Star Kites.
Arnaud from Kitemasters demonstrated how to properly depower a downed kite, wrap up your lines, work your
way to your kite and use it to pull you back to shore.
Using the kite as a rescue sail
Naish kite sales demo
Hank Sanchez talked about Naish Kite's latest products.