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5 things you can do to make your Kite holiday more eco friendly

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We all love exotic kite holidays, but it’s undeniable that they do come at a cost – the obvious one, for our wallets and the less obvious one, for the environment. Nature has gifted us with strong trade winds, butter flat lagoons and awesome waves to play with and it is our duty to take care of the wonderful environment we live in. Below we’ve listed 5 things we can […]

Learning kitesurfing after becoming a mom 

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Isabelle and her family recently stayed with us. They were so excited about kitesurfing and their holiday at Vayu, that she wanted to share her experience in the form of a blog post! Isabelle is a wonderful woman and we couldn’t be more proud of her for taking up a new passion shortly after becoming a mum. She is living proof that kitesurfing, and any new hobby really, are always […]

Hydrofoiling : an introduction to foil kitesurfing

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We say it all the time, in autumn and spring, Adam’s bridge is the dream location for foiling, yet we still get dazzled eyes asking us what the heck is hydrofoiling. We’re sure you’ve noticed this new generation of kiteboarders flying over the water like Aladdin on his carpet…  So here’s our little introduction to this amazing kitesurfing discipline.    1. What is hydrofoiling?  A hydrofoil is a surfboard with […]

A Day at Vayu Mannar

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Thanks to our guest Jasmine Cho, this experience was compiled. Vayu Mannar is pretty off the grid with the most amazing kitesurfing conditions. We have butter flat water conditions as well as waves too. The staff are great too. Lots of laughs and fun. Would you like to be part of the fun? A Day at VAYU Mannar – Sri Lanka’s Exclusive Kite Spoty from Kitesurfing Lanka on Vimeo.

Turning plastics into visions – A first of its kind project in Sri Lanka with Vayu

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A world without plastic seems to be unimaginable, but a world with better environmental awareness does not. Yesterday, being World Mangrove Day, Vayu launched a strategic environmental initiative dealing with one of the biggest concerns on the Adams Bridge – Plastic Pollution! Most plastics actually come from India and consist of PET bottles and fishing industry however they wash up onto our beaches.   Have a listen to the Podcast […]

Kitesurfing Mannar Vayu stories – Meet Eyal Ackerman

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Meet Eyal Ackerman When you spend some time at Vayu resort, you definitely get to meet some amazing people, it’s all part of the exciting life of a kite traveller. Some of these people stand out, for instance, our good friend of the resort, Eyal. He came to Vayu because our perfect flatwater spot had been recommended to him by a friend, and we’re honestly not sure if he will […]

Kitesurfing safety – how to launch your kite the safe way

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We can all agree that water is more forgiving than sand will ever be, right? Most accidents we see usually happen on land, and boy do they hurt! We can’t avoid accidents or mistakes completely, we’re only human after all, but we should all put our best efforts into minimising them and mitigating their consequences. In order to stay safe, keep everyone around us, and out geat safe, we should […]

7 things to consider & how to prepare for your first kitesurfing lesson

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Kitesurfing is an awesome sport, and we’re sure you’ll love it. We’re also sure you’ll get your ass kicked at least a couple of times during your kitesurfing lessons, so here are a few tips to better prepare for your upcoming kite adventure!   1. How much time does it take to learn to kitesurf? As with every new skill, learning to kitesurf takes time and a lot of practice. […]

Kitesurf School Mannar Sri Lanka

What is the best spot to learn kitesurfing in Asia?

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  Kitesurfing is taking the world by storm and rightly so! We love this sport and believe everyone should try kitesurfing, chances are you’ll get hooked too! Kitesurfing, or kiteboarding, is a fairly new sport and hands down the coolest water-sport you can learn. It might seem hard, or even dangerous at first, but  when you learn in the right kite spot and with the help of a reputable kite […]

Self-landing; How to land your kite without assistance in 4 simple steps

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You’re having the kitesurfing session of your life, cruising and flying high. You’re really in the flow, landing every trick and just having a bloody jolly time. The stoke is real when that yellow kite that was constantly in your way finally gets back on shore. Now you can really go for it, there’s no more holding back! You edge, you pop, you land … and suddenly notice that everyone […]