Kitesurfing and Yoga - how your yoga practice can improve your kitesurfing skills 1

Kitesurfing and Yoga – how your yoga practice can improve your kitesurfing skills

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Both, kitesurfing and yoga seem to be gaining in popularity and they’re both great individually, but what not many people realise is that when you combine the two, you’ve hit the jackpot! Kitesurfing is a watersport that requires strength, focus, coordination and balance. And guess what you’ll develop with a regular yoga practice? Strength, focus, coordination and balance. On top of that, yoga will help with your flexibility, help you […]

Should you learn kitesurfing or windsurfing? 6

Should you learn kitesurfing or windsurfing?

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This is one of those chicken/egg, ski/snowboard, pineapple on pizza yes/no debates that tend to get heated up very quickly as everyone arguments their point of view. Our stand on the kitesurfing vs windsurfing debate is pretty obvious – we chose kitesurfing every-damn-time! But for the sake of this blog, we’ll look objectively at both sports to help you determine which one is better for you.     What is […]

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What to pack for an awesome kite holiday in Sri Lanka

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  The winter kite season is just around the corner and we want to help you pack & get ready for an awesome kite holiday in Sri Lanka. Keep on reading and make sure you pack/arrange for all the things on the list below:   Essentials first 1. VISA (ETA) For most countries getting a tourist visa for Sri Lanka is pretty easy and can be done by filling out […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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 28

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 […]

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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 […]