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29
Feb

Gubal Kite Spot

Gubal Kite Spot Gubal island is the kite spot we use when the wind is weak. We head to Gubal when we feel that we won’t be kitesurfing that day – sometimes in the Red Sea the wind is weak and in such cases we prefer to head to a spot like Gubal, where you …

25
Feb

Kite safe during a kite safari – Tips & What not to do

Kite safe during a kite safari – Tips & What not to do Safety is a fundamental part of a kite safari – with years of experience, I’ve made with my team a list of tips and recommendations on how to kite safe during this trips. A few of our recommendations may seem very basic, …

25
Feb

Geisum Marina Kite Spot

Geisum Marina Kite Spot Geisum Marina is a kite spot located in Geisum Island, on its west part – it is called Marina cause there is a very old pier that divide two lagoons. The same pier is used sometimes to park our boat. The big lagoon is used by all kiters, with student normally …

21
Feb

Survivor Island Kite Spot

Survivor Island Kite Spot Survivor island is the arriving spot of our downwinders. It’s a beautiful and remote sandy island in the middle of the Red Sea, with a reef that makes a bit complicated the arrival, and with side and off-shore wind. Let’s go more in details on this spot. THE WIND IN SURVIVOR …

21
Feb

What to do in a Kite Safari if there is No Wind

What to do in a Kite Safari if there is No Wind There are several activities planned during a kite safari when there is no wind. Wakeboard, diving, snorkeling, stand up paddle and yoga are the best way to fill a long no wind day. Let’s see them in details one by one. Wakeboarding: a …

18
Feb

Family friendly kite spot in Egypt?

Family friendly kite spot in Egypt? There are many kite spots family friendly in Egypt, especially the ones located in the most touristic destination of the Red Sea. El Gouna with his beach clubs, like Makani or Kite Power, is a great example of a safe environment where kids can have fun on the beach …

15
Feb

What to do on Saturday – Last Day of our Kite Safari

What to do on Saturday – Last Day of our Kite Safari Saturday is the last day of our Kite Safari, and and you will need to leave the boat around midday, so that our yacht gets cleaned up and prepared for our next cruise. In case you have a late flight, there are a …

14
Feb

Ashrafi Kite Spot

Ashrafi Kite Spot Ashrafi Island is one of the most interesting kite spot during our kite safari and the northernmost kite spot we will visit during our kite safari week. It’s divided in two distinct kite spot – Closer to the boat there is a small beautiful, perfect for intermediate kiters, but less suitable for …

12
Feb

Tawila Kite Spot

Tawila Kite Spot Tawila island is considered by many to be the best kite spot in the Red Sea. A beautiful beach, turquoise waters, two lagoons and the open sea – plenty of space for riders of any level. The movement of the tides creates sandbanks that appear and disappear throughout the spot, making Tawila …

12
Feb

Which are the Best Kite Safari in the Red Sea and Egypt?

Which are the Best Kite Safari in the Red Sea and Egypt? There are a few different companies organizing kite safari in Egypt, each with its own set of advantages and drawbacks. Keeping in mind that what is best for me could not be the best for everyone, let’s review the main kite safari operators …

10
Feb

Is it safe to travel to Egypt right now?

Is it safe to travel to Egypt right now? At the moment the situation in Egypt is calm. Tourists are coming every day from all over the world and the beaches are full of kiters. Our kite cruises are slowly getting fully booked, and we are getting ready for our kitesurfing season that is about …

5
Feb

South Geisum Kite Spot

South Geisum Kite Spot One of our favorite Kite Spot during our Kite Safaris, South Geisum has a beautiful sandy beach to prepare our kite gear, and a big area open in deeper water (6 to 10m deeper), with a small shallow water lagoon closer to the beach and a small training area for students, …

4
Feb

Kite Safari Boat for rental Egypt

Kite Safari Boat for Rental in Egypt If you want to come on a kite safari with a group of friends, and your group is big enough, a very interesting option is to rent a private kite safari boat. There are several advantages to having your own exclusive boat for a kite safari: Cheper per …

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Ene

What to bring on a kite safari

What to bring on a kite safari I get asked these questions so many times in a year, that i’ve decided to make a simple graphic list in which I explain which are the things that you have to bring on a kite safari – please do not forget those at home. Roberto PrimiI love …

12
Ene

Kite Safari Route in Egypt – Explained

Kite Safari Route in Egypt – Explained I’ve created a very cool image that aims to visually show the kite safari route and the spots that we will visit during our kitesurf cruise in Egypt. Remember: this is a standard route, but we always change it: depends on the group, the wind, the mood and …

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Ene

What is a Kitesurf Safari?

What is a Kite Safari? A Kite Safari is a kitesurfing cruise, typically a week-long trip, where we explore different kite spots – it’s an intensive kite experience, with a lot of time spent in the water and a yacht that serves as our moving hotel. Let’s explore the different kite safaris offered around the …

31
Dic

A Kite Safari is good for Beginners?

A Kite Safari is good for Beginners? The simple answer is yes, but let’s dive a bit deeper and figure out why. Shallow Water: basically all the kite safari spots we will visit during the week offer shallow water. This makes life really easy for a beginner – in case a kiter lose his/her board, …

27
Dic

What is the best time of the year to kitesurf in egypt?

What is the best time of the year to kitesurf in egypt? The peak season in Egypt for kitesurfing is from May till September included: statistically these are the windiest months, with an average of 75% of windy days. This is the reason why we run our kitesurf safari during this time of the year. …

25
Nov

Kitesurfing Incentive Trip

Kitesurfing Incentive Trip Do you want to organize a kitesurfing incentive trip to motivate and build a stronger team inside your company and you want an active event something a bit unusual? A kitesurfing cruise in Egypt could be a good idea. A kitesurfing cruise in Egypt is a 3 days long or week long …

20
Oct

Egypt is safe for kiters during the Israel/Palestina war?

Egypt is safe for kiters during the Israel/Palestina war? A few of my kiters contacted me in the last weeks to check the mood & vibe in Egypt during these complicated war times in the middle east. So here a quick update on the situation: While Egypt is directly on the border with Israel, Hurghada …

10
Oct

What to bring for a kitesurfing safari in Egypt

I write this short article to point out a few fundamental items that any kiters should bring for a kite cruise in Egypt. I’ve been organizing kitesurfing safari for many years, so for me most of these items are so logical that I do forget sometimes to mention them to my kiters: as a result, …

10
Sep

Affordable & Cheap Kite Safari?

Affordable & Cheap Kite Safari? What is the right price for a kite safari? Why some kite safari are more expensive than others? I try to explain here my thoughts on the difference price range that I constantly see online… Let’s start from my trips. I try to make them at a reasonable price, cause …

5
Sep

New partnership with SU-2 Boards

New partnership with SU-2 Boards Leave your board at home – use an SU-2 Board for free during one of our kite safaris! This year we decided to do something to make the life of our kiters a bit easier: it’s as simple as that, you can travel to Egypt without your board, and you …

29
Ago

Tawila Island Kitesurfing – all there is to know

Tawila Island Kitesurfing – all there is to know I’ve been going kiting in Tawila with our yacht during our kite safari all this 2023, and I’ve now a clear idea on what is happening in that island in terms of fees and facilities. Let’s start with a fact: Tawila is beautiful for kitesurfing, and …

3
Ago

Where to Kitesurf in August

August means Summer and holidays for the whole northern emisphere, and there are a lot of locations, probably not that far from home, where it is great to kite. I place here my favorite 5, the more I explore the more I will change my list, so keep an eye on this page… Said so, …

25
Jun

Kitesurfing Cruise for Digital Nomads?

Kitesurfing Cruise for digital nomads? For many years internet used to be terrible in our kite cruises in the Red Sea. Not only it was pretty much impossible to make calls, but also regular whatsapp messages would take hours to be delivered. This was making life hard for anyone that wants to enjoy a kite …

25
Jun

Kite Cruise Summer season is on in Egypt

Kite Cruise Summer season is on in Egypt Finally I feel that summer has arrived: strong winds, warm waters and all wetsuits (even shorties) finally in the storage. While I know that summer is great in Europe, we organize kitesurfing cruises in the Red Sea all summer long, July, August and September (cause September is …

9
Jun

Shark Attack in the Red Sea – why kitesurfers will be fine

Shark Attack in the Red Sea – why kitesurfers will be fine Yesterday there was a shark attack in the Red Sea – a russian citizen was killed by a shark in the coast of Hurghada. Shark attacks happen everywhere in the world, cause sharks are everywhere, in the Mediterrean, in the Red Sea, and …

5
May

Tawila is Closed – News & Updates

Tawila is Closed – News & Updates A bit of history on Tawila, one of the best kitesurfing spot in the Red Sea and in the world in general. Tawila was closed since April 2022 and nobody was allowed to kite there. Many speculations/ideas/theories have emerged during these months as to why this is happening …

27
Mar

Kitesurfing holidays for solo travellers? A kite cruise could be a good idea…

Kitesurfing holidays for solo travellers? When all you want to do is kitesurfing during your holidays, it can be hard to find a friend or a partner to join you on a kiting destination. If you have some time off and you want to do a kitesurfing holiday alone, you can be a bit timid …

16
Mar

Kite Cruise from Marsalam

Kite Cruise from Marsalam There are 3 major airport in Egypt dedicated to tourism (4, if we consider Cairo, but only 3 that sits by the Red Sea), and we can run kitesurfing cruises if you land in any of these 3 airport. All our kite safaris are great if you land in Hurghada International …

14
Mar

How much wind there is in Egypt?

How windy is Egypt? We all know that it is an hassle to bring kitesurfing equipment on a flight, that’s why it is smart to pack only the kite gear that you are going to use. But what to bring? How windy is Egypt? Which kite should I bring on the boat? The answer is: …

13
Mar

Ferry Sharm – Hurghada – News & Updates

As you may have found online, there is a ferry that used to travel from Sharm to Hurghada and back – but is this ferry still active today? The answer is NO, and the very confusing part is that google marks the ferry as operational. The ferry Sharm – Hurghada (and back) has a long …

12
Mar

Which are the best months to kitesurf in Egypt

Which are the best months to kitesurf in Egypt I get these questions every week: «How many chances do we have to have a good windy week? « «Is April a good month for kitesurfing in Egypt?» «I read on many sites that in September the wind is not good in Egypt! Is it ok …

11
Mar

Why Kitesurf material is so expensive?

Why Kitesurf material is so expensive? So this morning I woke up, and I decided it is time to buy a foil board for my wings. I want to learn this sport during this kite safari season. I got a 5m wing, and I want to get a foil board for beginner, 150l or something …

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Ene

Kitesurfing Cruises in Egypt: The Ultimate Way to Experience the Best Kitesurfing Spots

Kitesurfing Cruises in Egypt: The Ultimate Way to Experience the Best Kitesurfing Spots Egypt is a paradise for kitesurfers, there is really no doubt about it. 2022 it was a great year, as we were blessed with awesome conditions, great winds and warm waters, from April till the very end of November. That’s why, with …

29
Nov

Kaitsurfing – un errore tutto Italiano

Un veloce articolo per un veloce chiarimento: si scrive kitesurf e non kaitsurf. Mi imbatto sempre più spesso in kiters che fanno questo errore basico quando mi contattano, e questi kiters sono tutti italiani. Il perchè di questo errore è semplice: kitesurf e kaitsurf si pronunciano esattamente allo stesso modo! Ma la seconda parola è …

1
Sep

Kite Safari 2023 – Dates are out!

Kite Safari 2023 Dates are out! 1-8 April 8-15 April 20-27 May 27 May – 3 June 1-8 July 5-12 August 12-19 August 19-26 August 23-30 September 15-22 October Firstly what is a kite safari? You may be a veteran of kiting or just brand new to the sport, but many people have never heard …

28
Ago

Kyte Cruise or Kite Cruise?

Just a short article, for just a curiosity. I’m getting more and more request for a Kyte Cruise in Egypt – as i’m sure 99% of you know already, the correct spelling is «Kite Cruise». So KITE must be written with an «I» and not with a «Y». That’s it, i’ve said it. This is …

3
Jul

The Blank Kite Test – Our Kite Safari

The Blank Kite Test – Our Kite Safari Just a quick article to post the youtube videos that Colin, Andrew and Youri made for what they called The Blank Kite test. They took 4 kites, with no visible branding, and they gave them to Youri Zoon, legendary dutch kitesurfer, to test them and give an …

26
Feb

Diario di un Kite Safari

Ricevo e pubblico (in Italiano per una volta) il Diario di un Kite Safari di un mio kiter che è venuto l’anno scorso in viaggio con noi. Buona lettura! Diario di un Kite Safari in Egitto Finita l’estate, mi era rimasta ancora voglia di kite, e con 9 giorni di vacanza rimasti (5 giorni lavorativi …

28
Ago

Kite Surfari in Egypt

WHAT IS A KITE SURFARI? A Kite Surfari (or Kite Safari as we call it in Europe) is usually days to weeks long. It involves a good looking group of people spending time exploring remote locations (in this case all over the Red Sea) to kitesurf. While out at sea we assess weather conditions daily …

24
Ago

Where to Kitesurf in September

Where to Kitesurf in September I’ve been really busy working on my kite cruises in Egypt that I didn’t have time to write a post about where to kitesurf in June, July and August. But I do have a small break from my trips, and I can now write about where to kitesurf in September. …

25
Jul

What is a Kite Safari

What is a Kite Safari A kite safari is a kitesurfing holiday where you will visit different kitesurfing spots: typically with a boat, but in some cases by car, you will move from spot to spot. Here we will talk about kite safari in Egypt, the most common and popular way of going on a …

17
Jun

Where to Kitesurf in May

Where to Kitesurf in May Which are the best kitesurfing spots in May? Summer is starting, and Europe is the place to be for kitesurfing in Summer – there is no reason for huge and long flights to remote places anymore, the water is warm, the sun is shinining, and in many cases a good …

11
May

Where to Kitesurf in April

Where to Kitesurf in April I know it’s May already, but I guessed it is a good time to recap my April and what I did and kited this April. I will in my list add for the moment 2 locations only, cause it’s the two that i’m really familiar with. I’m sure that there …

22
Abr

Where to Kitesurf during Covid

Where to Kitesurf during Covid This is probably a common question between kiters – Where can I go kite during Covid times? And following this question, which country has a low % of cases and good conditions to kite? And, even if such country exists, how easy is to travel there? The country I live …

19
Mar

Where to Kitesurf in March

Where to Kitesurf in March New month, new ideas on where to kitesurf! Here we go with the best kitespots for March. The winter is almost over, so it is normally time (or at least my time) to head back to Europe and then Egypt for the beginning of my kite safari season. So where …

16
Feb

Where to Kitesurf in February

Where to Kitesurf in February Not a very different month than January, but let’s continue checking which are the best kitespots when Europe is cold. February is a good month to travel, is cheaper than the late December/begin January time, and it offers the same condition in terms of wind and warm weather, at least …

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Ene

Where to kitesurf in January

Where to kitesurf in January This will be a short article. I’ve only one destination on my mind when we are talking about January kiting, and that destination is Cape Verde, Island of Sal. As we speak, I do have already a ticket in my hands for that destination, and I don’t have a return …

20
Dic

Cheap Kitesurfing Equipment – it’s not going to be easy

Cheap Kitesurfing Equipment – it’s not going to be easy I woke up this morning and I sat down on my computer to work. It’s winter time, and winter is when I start focusing on the new kiting season in Egypt and my 2021 kite cruises in Egypt. But it’s morning, so before I get …

27
Nov

Where to Kitesurf in December

Where to Kitesurf in December Here we go again with my recommendations for where to kite in the world in the month of December. This is not the easiest month to kite, considering that in the north hemisphere it starts getting really cold. I remember every year trying to find a new winter destination, cause …

18
Nov

Kite Spots – Where to kite in Egypt

Kite Spots – Where to kite in Egypt If you are planning for a kitesurfing holidays, you are in the right place – i’ve been in Egypt for quite some years, and i’ve been around the country checking many kitesurfing spots in this sunny land. So I kind of feel ready to tell you a …

20
Oct

Do I need a Covid test to enter Egypt for kitesurfing?

COVID RESTRICTIONS UPDATE – EGYPT You want to fly to Egypt for a kite safari or for getting kitesurfing lessons, but you are not sure which are the current regulations? I’m updating this article every week and I’ve been flying a lot in and out of Egypt in the last months, so I can answer …

17
Oct

Where to Kitesurf in November

Where to Kitesurf in November Winter is coming. And as October is almost ending, this means not too much kitesurfing left in Europe – let’s have a look where we can go kite this November, i’ve made my personal top 6 for kitesurfing spots this November. Keep in mind that I do like to go …

21
Sep

New Easter Kite Cruise – first week of 2021

New Easter Kite Cruise – first week of 2021 It’s real! We already started planning our kitesurfing cruises for 2021, and we decided to go on a kite cruise in Easter 2021 to celebrate (Easter) in style. If you fancy a good kite cruise after the crazy year that has been 2021, just have a …

15
Sep

Where to kitesurf in October

Where to kitesurf in October If you clicked on this blog post, I’m going to assume you’re looking for the ideal spot to kite in October. Being the first month of the European autumn, most kiters will need to explore their options as the sea gets colder, but the wind stronger! Here’s a list of …

27
Ago

Kitesurfing Accidents

Kitesurfing Accidents I have decided to make a post about kitesurfing accidents- kitesurfing is a safe sport, comparable to driving a motorbike, as long as you remember your training and respect the environment and other riders. However, car injury Queens are much more common than kitesurfing accidents, and it is important to be aware of …

16
Ago

Missing Home

Missing Home I’ve been travelling for the last month and a half, recharging the batteries for our September Kite cruise trip in Egypt, and I must confess I started suddenly to miss home. The sun, the constant wind, the egyptian silence, my dog and a few friends – it was fun to go out and …

12
Ago

Top 5 Female Kitesurfer

Top 5 Female Kitesurfer Here we go with my list of top 5 female kitesurfers. I’ve ranked them not simply on ability, but also on attitude on and off the water and style. There is any of these girls you would like to have on one of our kite safari? Let me know and maybe …

3
Ago

Top 5 biggest mistakes every beginner (but also intermediate) kiter make

Top 5 biggest mistakes every beginner (but also intermediate) kiter make When I travel the world for kitesurfing I obviously see a lot of kiters, a lot of great skills and tricks, but quite a few of mistakes. I do sometimes need to stop myself from talking to the kiter and correct an evident mistake …

29
Jul

Top 10 Kitesurfing destinations

Top 10 Kitesurfing destinations I’ve decided to give my input on my favorite 10 kitesurfing destinations in the world. I ranked this not only with kitesurfing in mind, but I considered also the general vibe, how expensive it is, and in general how much fun I had. My list is very personal, but at the …

27
Jul

Training for the kite safari season

Training for the kite safari season This year with the forced lockdown, I changed my training schedule. I was forced not go to the gym, so I simply started at home a HIIT training to be ready and in shape for the kite safari season. With the first kite cruise expected to be in September, …

23
Jul

No quarantine in Egypt when you arrive

No quarantine in Egypt when you arrive Good news! If you find a flight to Egypt, you will not have to endure any kind of quarantine, so you will be able to join your holidays there without any stress. Needless to say, this is making our lives much easier when we need to plan our …

20
Jul

Diary of a Kite Safari

Diary of a Kite Safari After the summer, I still felt like kiting, and with 9 days left (5 days of vacation and two weekends), I had decided to take a trip dedicated to this passion of mine, kitesurfing. I have known Roberto for some time, whom I met in Cape Verde years ago, where …

8
Jul

First Flight Post-Covid

First Flight Post-Covid I’m just writing from the airport, flying back from Hurghada to Milan for a short July break and to see my family. I was honestly not so sure what the expect at the airport, but all seems normal and this is actually good news for our September Kite Safari in Egypt – …

25
Jun

Do you have a new idea for a shirt?

Do you have a new idea for a shirt? Let’s not talk for once about our kitesurfing safari, but let’s check if there are any creative people from our kiters! If you have a new idea for a cool design for a tshirt or a hoodie, we will make it happen! As you can see …

24
Jun

Did you check our new shop?

Did you check our new shop? Cause we do not do only kite cruises and kite safaris! Yeah, for the ones who came before on our boat, this is not a surprise – we always have cool shirts and hoodies for sale on our trips. But now we decided to go to the next lever… …

16
Jun

Kite Cruises are still on!

Kite Cruises are still on! Good news! Flights to Egypt will reopen 1st of July, so our kite safaris are definitly on! If you fancy joining us in one of our September trips, the dates to put in the calendar are: 12th-19th September 2020 26th September 3rd October 2020 One week pampered by our luxury …

20
Feb

Kite Safari Season 2018 is on!

Kite Safari Season 2018 is on! Yes, I do not write many posts, but I’m active! I’ve been having a kiting month in my winter spot, Cape Verde, Sal Island, with a lot of kiting, food and fun, and now back to Egypt, starting to prepare our kitesurfing season, with the first safari starting in …

16
Jun

Kite Safari season is starting!

Kite Safari season is starting! And we are ready! Check our dates in our kitesafari page and send us a message – one week in a luxory boat, kiting every day, from morning till dark 🙂 More pics and video soon of this summer 2016! Roberto PrimiI love kitesurfing, travelling, and making short walks with …

25
Nov

Going to Cape Verde!!!!

Going to Cape Verde From 1st of Feb till end of March we will be in Cape Verde: Join us!!!! More info here: https://www.sickdogsurf.com/kite-camp-cape-verde/ Roberto PrimiI love kitesurfing, travelling, and making short walks with my dog. I organize kite cruises in Egypt since 2014, you may find me in some windy beach pretty much all year …

27
Jun

June Kite Safari 2015

Roberto PrimiI love kitesurfing, travelling, and making short walks with my dog. I organize kite cruises in Egypt since 2014, you may find me in some windy beach pretty much all year round when I’m not on the boat, may it be Egypt, Cape Verde, Mauritius or Greece. I drink red wine and play (badly) …

7
Jun

Victory Day – trip to the cable park in El Gouna!

Roberto PrimiI love kitesurfing, travelling, and making short walks with my dog. I organize kite cruises in Egypt since 2014, you may find me in some windy beach pretty much all year round when I’m not on the boat, may it be Egypt, Cape Verde, Mauritius or Greece. I drink red wine and play (badly) …

7
Jun

New ad on TheKiteMag

New ad on TheKiteMag Hurra! We just got published our first full page ad on TheKiteMag!!! Happy days… Click here to read TheKiteMag on Issuu in Español, Deutsch, Française, Italiano,het Nederlands and Русский for FREE! Roberto PrimiI love kitesurfing, travelling, and making short walks with my dog. I organize kite cruises in Egypt since 2014, you may …

14
May

No wind? No problem…cable park time!

Roberto PrimiI love kitesurfing, travelling, and making short walks with my dog. I organize kite cruises in Egypt since 2014, you may find me in some windy beach pretty much all year round when I’m not on the boat, may it be Egypt, Cape Verde, Mauritius or Greece. I drink red wine and play (badly) …

31
Mar

Thanks to everyone who joined our daily trip on Liberty!

Thanks to everyone who joined our daily trip on Liberty! Awesome day, with over 20 knots, a lot of riding, a bit of teaching, and a great lunch…my favorite part was the afternoon nap… Roberto PrimiI love kitesurfing, travelling, and making short walks with my dog. I organize kite cruises in Egypt since 2014, you …

25
Mar

Kite Safaris Date 2015

Kite Safaris Date 2015 Hey! We added all the dates for our 2015 Kite safari trips! Check them out in our Kite Safari Page using the top menu, and contact us to book your spot or simply book online! Roberto PrimiI love kitesurfing, travelling, and making short walks with my dog. I organize kite cruises …