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2016 Bote Paddleboards

2016 Bote Paddleboards “We are a stand up paddle brand, we are a lifestyle brand, we are racers, we are surfers, we are anglers, we are industry leaders and we are technical innovators. The technical innovations are what allow us to stand apart. From...
2015 Cabrinha FX Review

Kiteboard Lessons St Petersburg

Watersports West is the original kiteboarding shop here in St Petersburg! We are dedicated to providing the highest quality and most cost efficient kiteboard lessons in St Petersburg. Learn To Kiteboard **** Kiteboarding is for everybody! To best...

2016 Cabrinha Kites

2016 Cabrinha kites are coming out soon and to share the stoke, check out the new video "Disguise the Limit". .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe,...

Pelican Catch 120

Pelican Catch 120: make the most of your kayaking experience New for 2016 Pelican Premium will be releasing their new boat, The Catch 120. This boat will feature the latest and greatest in the kayak angler world. It will have the high seat and tunnel hull to...

Frequently Asked Kiteboarding Questions

Is Kiteboarding Safe? One of the most frequently asked kiteboarding questions is if kiteboarding is safe. This is a common question I get from people who don’t fully understand the sport. Kiteboard companies have dedicated a lot of R&D into both the...
2015 Cabrinha FX Kite

2015 Cabrinha FX Review

2015 Cabrinha FX Review close up The all new 2015 Cabrinha FX is by far one of the most fun kites we've been on. It doesnt matter what style of riding you're doing, all that matters is that this kite will make it easier for you to progress as a rider. If...
2015 Bote Flood HD Front View

2015 Bote Paddleboards 10.5

2015 Bote Paddleboards 10.5 2015 Bote 10.5 HD vs Flood 10.5 vs Axiom 10.5 Choosing the right paddleboard is hard enough, which is why we welcome everyone to come to our free paddleboard demos on Saturdays at the Clearwater Sailing Center. (For more...

Kiteboarding Tampa Bay

Kiteboarding Tampa Bay Kiteboarding Tampa Bay is hands down one of the best, most beautiful places to kiteboard in the country. Our season typically runs from mid October thru the end of June. In the springtime, the thickest wetsuit you would need is a 2mm...

2015 Cabrinha Kiteboarding

Sneak peak at 2015 Cabrinha Kiteboarding.... Providing progressive kiteboading solutions for all areas of our unique sport is the driving force behind our 2015 program. Here is a little taste of what's to come in 2015. Filmed and produced in the Hawaiian...

Best Kiteboarding

Watersports West is now a Best Kiteboarding dealer! Here is a preview of what Best Kiteboarding is all about and some information on the go-to kite from Best; the TS. Best has quite a list of professional athletes; it seemed like they went around and took all...

Holiday Season Specials

The Holidays are here! Now throughout December we are offering special deals Paddleboards Epoxy Touring board complete w/ paddle a $1099 value now $899 BOTE 10' 6 flood 5 colors in stock now $1199 BOTE 10'6 hd 3 colors in stock $1399 BOTE 12' std...
2014 Cabrinha Kiteboarding Season

2014 Cabrinha Season Video

Cabrinha 2014 Teaser from Cabrinha Kites on Vimeo. 2014 Cabrinha Kiteboarding Season Filmed and produced in the Hawaiian Islands, the birth place of Cabrinha kites. We blend dedication to innovation, modern craftsmanship, and riders with mad skills, and...