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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 […]

Sri Lanka : Best country to travel to in 2019

Lonely Planet recently declades 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 […]

Kitesurfing basics: Riding upwind

Let’s talk about the first trick you’ll ever learn, riding upwind! It’s an essential part of learning to kite and one of the most frustrating, but once you crack it you’ll wonder how you ever struggled! But struggle we did, so here are some top tips and tricks to help you nail it faster: 1) Speed is key In order […]

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WINDSURFING vs. KITESURFING

If you are an adventure sports lover, then you must have come across the eternal debate that is common within the community. The debate has to do with finding out which water sport is better: windsurfing or kitesurfing (or kiteboarding). The argument appears to be endless as the lovers and supporters of each of these two extreme sports think and […]

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Sustainability and the Environment at KSL

The environment is our greatest resource, and unfortunately we humans are not always very good at looking after it, the earth has been home for a long time and if we don’t work together to change our behaviour it won’t last for future generations! That’s why at Kitesurfing Lanka and Vayu resort we’re working to make a difference through the […]