Articles, Tutorials & How-to's, Reference and Photo Albums from Coastal Wind Sports
Ninth Annual Jekyll Island Buggy Expo- Coming May 2016
Choosing your First Traction Kite
Traction Kiting 101: Your First time Out with a Four-Line Kite- A learn to fly kite tutorial.
Learn to set up and fly your 4-line kite.
Traction Kiting 102: Your Next Flights with a Four-Line Kite
Learn new manoeuvres, flying in higher winds, tuning a kite, kite care, and more.
A Little Bit of Better Buggy Basics- Learn to kite buggy.
How to Make a Lark's Head Knot
How to Make a Figure of Eight Knot- both Stopper and Loop
Lift and Pull- What Gives?
Whose line is that? Spectra and Dyneema Explained
Looking through the Window. The Wind Window Explained
For tons more information about kite buggies, including building buggies, check out
PopeyTheWelder's web site
. The site is also recognized as the official keeper of buggy speed and distance records.
The Beaufort Wind Scale for Estimating Wind Speed
Metric/ English Conversion Tables for Common Units of Measure
Set up and configuration guide for Peter Lynn ARC/ TwinSkin kites & FAQ.
A well known public reference.
HQ Demo Day, Jekyll Island, September 07
North American Buggy Expo (NABX), April 2008
HQ Demo Day, Jekyll Island, September 08
JIBE! Photos from the First Annual Jekyll Island Buggy Expo, Jekyll Island, September 26-27, 2008
More articles and tutorials are on the way. Check back here often.
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Planned updates & enhancements to be included...
Tutorial: Kite Types and Terminology Explained
Tutorial: Flying De-power, and Introduction to De-power Rigs
Enhancements:More photos & illustrations