Trainer kites: learn to fly with simple kites

Trainer kites have been designed for kiteboarding beginners. Learn to kiteboard with safe and easy to control kite.

A trainer kite is always a good investment. You can get into kiteboarding by testing the power of the wind with a good trainer kite.

These special kiteboarding kites are built with simple features. The kite itself, the bridle, the kite lines and the control bar.

Advanced trainer kite may also embed brake lines and a safety leash. You can quickly learn how to start kiteboarding with a trainer kite, by completing simple exercises in the wind window.

The Slingshot B3 is great a two-line trainer kite, with a lightweight aluminum control bar that comes in a compact storage bag. It also comes with a free instructional DVD.

The HQ Designs Rush 4 Pro trainer kite offers a very smooth and stable flying characteristics and comes with a third line for safety and reverse relaunching. Promises excellent light wind performance, too.

The Prism Kites Tensor 3.1 is more than just a trainer. Tts wing is powerful but forgiving, with a smooth acceleration that doesn't bite and confident edge performance without collapsing like high-aspect race kites.

The Prism Snapshot 2.5 is an ideal intro to power kiting, with enough thrust to drag even larger pilots down the beach. When you're ready step up to the added control of four lines, the 2.5 converts instantly to a quad-liner just by adding quad handles and one more set of flying lines.

The Best Kiteboarding Trainer Kite promises to develop your kite control, as flying a kite is just like steering a bicycle.

The Sensei III 3M comes with bag, bar, handle and lines ready to fly. The kite has self-cleaning vents, so that any sand that gets in will automatically be dumped out.

Click on each trainer kite link to buy directly from Amazon, or visit the online surf shop for more detailed trainer kite information.

The trainer kite review has been updated on the 1st September 2014.