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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

Lancelin Wind Festival Update

Lancelin Wind Festival Update Kiteboarding WA have received a number of inquiries following the recent announcement of the Lancelin Wind Festival and the exclusion of kites. KWA have reached out to the organisers to express their interest in adding Kiteboarding to the event with KWA’s support and resources. We have been informed the event is…
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Ocean Reef Marina Closed to Kiteboarding!

  Please be advised that Maritime have closed all waters contained within the rock walls of the Ocean Reef Marina Development. This is to ensure safety of works and public whilst the Marina is under development. This means that this area is now a no kiteboarding area! Please respect this new water closure. The nature…
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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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Inaugural King of the Pond

King of the Pond presented by North Kiteboarding Competition: 2022 King of the Pond Presented by North Kiteboarding Location – The Pond, Safety Bay, Rockingham Date – Saturday, 15th of January 2022 Kiteboarding Western Australia hosted the inaugural King of the Pond [KOTP] freestyle competition Presented by North Kiteboarding on Saturday the 15th of January.…
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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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𝐋𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐥𝐢𝐧 𝐖𝐢𝐧𝐝 𝐅𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐚𝐥 𝐔𝐩𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐞 Kiteboarding WA have received a number of enquiries following the recent announcement of the Lancelin Wind Festival and the exclusion of kites. KWA have reached out to the organisers to express their interest in adding Kiteboarding to the event with KWA’s support and resources. We have been informed the event is not the event that was previously held (Lancelin Ocean Classic), but a brand-new format started by volunteer windsurfers with the support of their sporting body, Windsurfing Western Australia. Each discipline that has been added to event is one that is covered under WWA insurance/Sailing Australia insurance. The organisers have stated, ‘A decision was made by the new Partnership to keep it simple in the inaugural year. Organising the event is a huge undertaking and a financial risk without the massive government sponsorship of the past. We have huge enthusiasm from WWA and Race director Patrik Windsurfing and more recently RPYC. We believe an event run by these enthusiastic Windsurfers will be more of a success, as they totally understand what they need to make it a success. By removing paid event organisers of the past, that may have had other priorities, and re-focusing on the needs of the competitors and volunteers, we should hopefully end up with a more successful event’. The organisers also stated the possibility of adding kiteboarding in the future. Kiteboarding WA fully understands the limited resources, restrictions and challenges, involved with organising a fully volunteer managed event, and understand the decision by the event organisers not to include kites in the inaugural event. We will keep in contact with the event organiser in the hope of adding kites in the near future.Rebecca Bury President ... See MoreSee Less
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