People at KSL

Eco-friendly sunscreen – keep your skin and the corals safe

We kitesurfers spend a lot of time in the sun and we’d be burned (pun intended) without a little help from our trusted sunblocks and zinc sticks. Today we’d like to raise some awareness on this topic. We’ve been gifted with seas and wind which are essential for a good kitesurfing session and it is our duty to preserve the […]

Kite Foiling in Kitesurfing Lanka

Hydrofoiling : how to master the waterstart with your hydrofoil board

You’ve probably heard it a few times, learning how to hydrofoil is hard, difficult, tough, painful, scary… ⁠⁠But hey, nothing good ever comes without effort! Hydrofoiling shouldn’t scare you as it is perfectly⁠ safe and not too hard to master if you learn in a safe environment.⁠ We’ve put together a little blog post to help you master the waterstart, […]

Leo Dil Kitesurfing Lanka begining

The history and ethos of KSL – a letter from Dilsiri

My very first steps kitesurfing I started Kitesurfing just by chance when my friend Previne invited me to join a ‘kitesurfing camp’. It was the 1st in Kalpitiya. I saved money, attended the camp. I couldn’t quite afford lessons, so once I came back to Colombo I managed to get some money, buy a kite and be taught the sport […]

Kite trip Sri Lanka – the ultimate packing list

Your kite trip in Sri Lanka is all booked, you’ve got your visa, flights, and accommodation sorted, all you need to do now is pack and show up at the airport. But packing! Does anyone ever enjoy that? Don’t worry, we’ve got your back with this ultimate kite trip packing list! The summer season is just around the corner and […]

Kitesurfing in Sri Lanka, the story…

The history of Kitesurfing Lanka and how we found Vella Island The story of Kitesurfing Lanka begins with a calling, a calling to follow a dream. Dil and Leo both love Kitesurfing and it was as if all forces of the universe teamed up to bring them together. Dil discovered kitesurfing in his student years and became extremely passionate about […]

Sri Lanka : Best country to travel to in 2019

Lonely Planet recently declares Sri Lanka as the #1 country for travel in 2019. Why should Sri Lanka be your next travel destination? Last year, more than 2 million people came as tourists and the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority hopes to double this number by 2020. Sri Lanka is a beautiful but much-underrated country and we believe there are […]

The KTA Sri Lanka Wrap-Up

The KTA Sri Lanka is over and what a great event it was! We saw some fantastic riding from both the locals and the international riders who made the trip, with some tightly fought battles all the way to the finals. Kitesurfing Lanka was lucky enough to sponsor the event and we hosted the epic final party and prize giving on […]