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Kiteboarding WA (KWA) is the official state sporting body for kiteboarding in Western Australia. Our mission is to promote safe kiteboarding practices to help maintain beach access across WA, along with encouraging participation and development in the sport by hosting events for our members and the West Australian community.

Why Join?

Your Kiteboarding WA membership encompasses $20m third party liability and extensive personal accident insurance provided by Kiteboarding Australia. KA have worked closely with the insurance broker, V-Insurance Group, to design the Kiteboarding Australia National Insurance Program.

Besides this, your membership helps support us in continuing to keep beach access to all kiteboarders in WA, advocate for you to receive adequate infrastructure to kite safely in your area, communicate with councils who have queries about kiteboarders and kiteboarding schools and if you’re the competitive type, you can enter into any Kiteboarding WA/Kiteboarding Australia sanctioned events.

Latest News

Win a Brand New North Kite or Wing!

Win a Brand New North Kite or Wing! Kiteboarding Australia is giving away a BRAND NEW NORTH KITE OR WING to one lucky member. All you have to do is join or renew your membership before the 1stof November 2021. Not only will you go in the draw to win a prize of your choice, but you will also be…
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Kiteboarding Australia Membership Update

Kiteboarding Australia Membership Update Dear Members We hope you are enjoying some of the strong winter winds, and if you are not, you are prepping your gear for the summer ahead. We wanted to take some time to give you a comprehensive update on what Kiteboarding Australia achieved last year and some plans for the…
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Annual Report 2020/21

The Annual General Meeting for Kiteboarding Western Australia Inc. was held on Tuesday  24th August 2021. Please find the 20/21 Annual Report here.   Please wait while flipbook is loading. For more related info, FAQs and issues please refer to DearFlip WordPress Flipbook Plugin Help documentation.    
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Season Launch Kite & Wing Expo

Season Launch Kite & Wing Expo October 30 @ 12:00 pm – October 31 @ 4:00 pm The Season Launch Kite & Wing Expo is scheduled to kick off in WA 30th & 31st of October! We’re excited to announce that the Season Launch Kite Expo is now being transformed into a two-day festival. The…
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Important Information in regards to the Signage at Cottesloe

There have been a few enquires in regards to the signage at Cottesloe. For those of you unaware, the S12 signage has been located at this stairway for the last four years. Before the new developments, the sign was positioned further down the embankment therefore not as visible from the path. This beach access point…
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WA Location Guide

LOCATION GUIDES  Check out the Kiteboarding WA Location Guide page for information, pinpoints & guidance for the popular kiteboarding locations in Western Australia. Remember to follow local guidelines, be safe & help keep our beaches open!  https://kiteboardingwa.org.au/locations/
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Upcoming Events

Kiteboarding Australia Instructor Conversion Training Course

The Kiteboarding Australia conversion course is designed to recognise prior learning and qualifications to become recognised by Kiteboarding Australia. This gets you up to date with a nationally based qualification. It will allow you to work at a KA School, learn about best practice teaching in  Australia and have access to KA’s learning and development programs. The…
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Season Launch Kite & Wing Expo

Season Launch Kite & Wing Expo October 30 @ 12:00 pm – October 31 @ 4:00 pm The Season Launch Kite & Wing Expo is scheduled to kick off in WA 30th & 31st of October! We’re excited to announce that the Season Launch Kite Expo is now being transformed into a two-day festival. The…
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Junior Progression Sessions 2021

Kiteboarding Western Australia is hosting a series of junior freestyle progression sessions, starting from the 18th of September, for junior riders under 15 years. The sessions help juniors to develop the skills and confidence required to be a great kiter. Riders can expect small friendly groups – limited to ten participants – with expert coaching from national…
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Australian Kite Foiling Championships – National Kite Foil Series

Perth Kite Racing Club alongside Jervoise Bay Sailing Club will play host to the 2021 Australian Kitefoiling Championships as part of the final stop of the National Kite Foil Series. The dates for the event will be between the 1st & 5th of December, 2021.   Notice of Race Notice of Race is available Registrations Registrations are now…
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In an emergency call 000
For marine emergencies and/or police assistance call 131 444
Water Police – 08 9442 8600
Sea Rescue Fremantle – 08 9335 1332
Cockburn Sea Rescue –  0409 103 029
Rockingham Sea Rescue – 08 9528 2222
Whitfords Sea Rescue – 08 9401 3757

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The season’s training kicked off yesterday in our Junior program… We even put parents to the test! 😏💪🏼#juniorprogression #goalsetting #juniordevelopment #juniors #development #kiteboardingwa ... See MoreSee Less
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Kiteboarding Western Australia was invited by the City of Cockburn in June as a key stakeholder to review a proposal to establish a Fairy Tern nesting site at Wapet Groyne, Woodman Point. The initial proposal put forward by the City of Cockburn included the establishment of an exclusion zone of 100m around Wapet Groyne by installing buoys and fencing.After a number of meetings with Cockburn Council, KWA was able to negotiate a smaller exclusion zone that will protect the fairy terns nesting areas whilst lessening the impact to kiteboarders. The original 100m exclusion zone has been significantly reduced to 30-50m . The buoys will be in the water all year round however the kiteboarding exclusion zone will only be in place from the 30th of September to the 31st of January❗Kiteboarding WA's preferred position with regards to location of buoys was to move the north-eastern buoy a further 15m inwards to allow maximum use of the northern "beach 3" kiteboarding spot. The City of Cockburn outlined that the 30m zoning was the minimum distance required to reduce the likelihood of kiteboarders and kites impacting on shorebirds and that this was in line with Birdlife, CCWA and other bird researchers advice.As ambassadors for the sport, KWA’s role is to ensure that future generations have the same kiteboarding experiences we do. To achieve this, it is paramount to apply safe, responsible and appropriate kiting practices to minimise the risk of impact on the environment and negative attention to the sport. We believe that when appropriate kiting practices are applied, kiteboarding doesn't leave any impact or trace on the environment. Therefore, the kiteboarding community's awareness on the restrictions and its partnership in protecting WA’s Fairy Terns is appreciated.To read more about this please visit: kiteboardingwa.org.au/important-information-with-regards-to-the-exclusion-zone-at-woodman-point/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Kiteboarding Western Australia is pleased to announce the restructuring of the organisation, the adoption of a board structure and would like to congratulate the incoming 2021/22 Board.The KWA Board consists of Rebecca Bury (President), Claire Lynch (Vice President), Liam Surridge (Treasurer), Ilos Eix (Secretary), Kate McKenzie, Ian Jack, April Warren, Warwick Beasley (Elected Director).To learn more about the 2021/2022 Board - click on the link below.kiteboardingwa.org.au/kiteboarding-western-australia-is-pleased-to-finalize-board-structure-at-re... ... See MoreSee Less
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🏄‍♀️ Progress your riding this spring and enroll in a progression clinic in Kite Foil, Wave, Wing, and Freestyle disciplines❗WHERE | Leighton BeachWHEN | Sunday 31st of October, 2021Places are limited so please register your interest so you will be the first to know about the clinics when bookings open ➡️ www.kiteboardingaus.com.au/surveys/2355/ ... See MoreSee Less
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