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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

Redkite Santa Downwinder – Christmas is a Time of Giving

  Only a few days to go for the Redkite Santa Downwinder and the forecast is looking great for Sunday. We are very excited to get the awesome WA kiteboarding community together again to paint the ocean red with Santas. If you haven’t signed up, now is the time https://www.kiteboardingaus.com.au/events/109042/! Details about the Downwinder Sunday 19th…
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POSTPONED – Cabrinha State Wave Titles Lancelin

Cabrinha National Wave Series  KWA STATE WAVES Lancelin The State Wave Titles in Lancelin this weekend has been rescheduled due to unsuitable weather conditions. The event will be postpone to the 4th-5th of December. Stay tuned to the KWA social media channels and the website! Registrations for the 2021/22 Kiteboarding WA State Wave Titles are open. REGISTER…
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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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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

North Kiteboarding KWA Freestyle State Titles 2022

The North Kiteboarding KWA Freestyle State Titles will be held at The Pond in Safety Bay. There will be divisions for Juniors, Mens, Womens, Masters and Amateurs. There will also be a division for Amateurs, so if you are new to competing we encourage you to enter! You can enter in more than one division (under…
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2022 Wave Nationals – Margaret River

Registration for this event closes at Wed 02 Feb 2022 23:45. The 2022 Wave Nationals are heading to Margaret River – Western Australia! 10-13th of February, 2022. Kiteboarding Australia in conjunction with Kiteboarding Western Australia is excited to be hosting the Wave Nationals in Margaret River, Wester Australia for the very first time! The Kiteboarding Australia Wave…
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Carnarvon Windfest 2022

Carnarvon Windfest 2022 Fri 21 Jan 2022 10:00 – Sun 23 Jan 2022 18:00  Carnarvon, Carnarvon Welcome to Carnarvon Windfest Save the date – more information to come! Carnarvon Windfest is a free community event consisting of a festival, a live concert on the Saturday night, Wind and Kite Surf racing as the centre piece…
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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 have been postponed due to ongoing border closures. The event will now take place on the 4-7th of March.   …
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Good morning. I have placed a small selection of my images from yesterdays King of the Pond event onto my website True Spirit Photos. Congrats to the organizers & competitors for a great event. It was so good to see so many people just sitting back enjoying the afternoon & talent on display. Regards Gordon. Kiteboarding Western Australia Link www.truespiritphotos.com/Watersports/Kitesurfing-October-2021-to-March-2022/2022-King-of-the-Pond... ... See MoreSee Less
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What a weekend this has been with the #kingofthepond2022 presented by North Kiteboarding taking place for the very first time at the Pond. A huge applause to all the riders who showed off theirs skills on Saturday! 👏⁣A massive thank you to all the organisers, volunteers and participants for making this a special day!⁣Congratulations to the King of the Pond winners:⁣🥇 Ruben Swart🥈 Dechlan Wiersma🥉 Andre Chang FaneMost Extreme move - Damien GoughQueen 🥇 Ieke VerkuilQueen 🥈 Hayley PinsentJnr 🥇 Ruben SwartJnr🥈 Ben Gerhardt⁣Jnr 🥉 Rhys CheshireThank you to the judges:⁣Oz Slater Head Judge⁣Tom Slater - Judge 1⁣Gregory Gerhardt - Judge 2⁣AutoTech Bunbury - Judge 3⁣Alex van Velden - Spotter⁣Henko Engelbrecht - Flag Man⁣Event Organisers:⁣Ben Swart, Bryan Negus, and Andre Chang Fane - KWA subcommitteeEvent Sponsors North Kiteboarding AustraliaMysticCORE KiteboardingOcean RodeoKiteboarding AustraliaGeo OceansKiteaddiction / Windsurfing PerthWA SURFShaped by the SeaSeabreezekitesurfschoolAluulaSurfr.See you in 2023!Photo credit - Aloysius Parker Photography ... See MoreSee Less
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🏆🏆🏆Congratulations for taking in part in what we’re told is the longest Kite Boarding Downwinder race in Australia! 💨💨 Race results here. #oceanpark#sharkbay#monkeymia#denhamseaside#sharkbayaviation#perfectnaturecruises#sharkbayhotel#finnfilm#OceanSideVillage#sharkbaycoastaltours#sharkbayseafrontappartments#surfndolphin#sharkbaycafe#theoldpearler#heritageresort#sharkbaysupermarket#shireofsharkbay#nickthake ... See MoreSee Less
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1 day ago

Kiteboarding Western Australia
Wow what a day! An extra couple of knots would have been preferred but the riders certainly did their best to put on an amazing show!! Huge thanks to everyone involved & spectators who came down to support! An even bigger thanks to all of our sponsors who helped made this event possible! ⚡️📸 @aloysius_parker_kite @northkiteboarding.au @mysticboarding@corekitesaustralia @corekites @bigairkiteleague @oceanrodeo @bigairkite_@deptlgsc @kiteboardingaus @bigairaustralia@geooceans @kiteaddictionxwindsurfingperth@wasurf_@seabreezekitesurfschool @aluulacomposites ... See MoreSee Less
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1 day ago

Kiteboarding Western Australia
Taking out not only the bragging rights of being King of the Pond, but also first place in the Junior division… Ruben!! Over the past years, Kiteboarding WA has had a key focus on developing the Groms across the state and seeing them perform their best yesterday was a proud moment! The talent we have amongst our Junior’s in WA is on fire!! 🔥⚡️ We have more coming on the Junior Progression Sessions & the development of the little shredders very soon, so watch this space!! 🥇Junior 1st - Ruben Swart🥈Junior 2nd - Ben Gerhardt 🥉Junior 3rd - Rhys Cheshire@rubenswarty @ben.felix.gerhardt @rhys_cheshy12 @northkiteboarding.au @mysticboarding@corekitesaustralia @corekites @bigairkiteleague @oceanrodeo @bigairkite_@deptlgsc @kiteboardingaus @bigairaustralia@geooceans @kiteaddictionxwindsurfingperth@wasurf_@seabreezekitesurfschool @aluulacomposites ... See MoreSee Less
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