gear is very dependable, but things still do sometimes break. Knowing
what parts you need to have on hand and having a basic knowledge of
gear repair can potentially save a single session or a whole vacation
if there are no repair facilities nearby.
Follow the preventative
advice in this guide, stock up on a few key repair supplies, and
learn how to repair the basics so you can stay on the water when
things go wrong with your gear.
The TKB Repair and Maintenance Guide includes the following kiteboarding repair topics:
- General Gear Care Tips
- Knots for Kiteboarders
- Pre-Season Kite Check
- Proper Bar Maintenance
- Make Your Kite Last Longer
- What to Carry for Repairs
- DIY Kite Repairs
- Locating a Bladder Leak
- Bladder Removal and Installation
- Bridle Lines
- Re-Sleeve Line Ends
- DIY vs. Professional Repairs
- 5 Kite Repair Myths
- When Is My Kite Toast?
- Screws and Threads
- Minor Twin Tip Repair
- Minor Surfboard Repair
- Wetsuit and Harness Care Tips
The Kiteboarder Magazine Electronic Edition is a .pdf file for you to view on the device of your choice. You will receive a download link within 24 hours of purchase.