You can’t change the wind but you can tweak the sails!
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The 27th Nordic Kite Meeting
Blokhus Denmark
June 2nd - 8th 2025
Blokhus Wind Festival
Blokhus Denmark
June 2nd - 8th 2025

Or at least you can have kites for every type of wind, and thus you can fly regardless.

Calm or gale-force winds, it doesn’t matter if your kite bag is equipped with kites for every kind of windspeed. My bag is like that, so no matter the wind, there’s always a kite in there I can use, a kite which handles the current wind conditions.

Everything from super ultra-light kites that fly in absolutely zero wind to kites that consist more or less of just the framework when the wind is so strong it makes it difficult for you to stand upright!

It wasn’t quite that bad the other day, but the wind was definitely brisk and coming straight in from the fjord. The choice of kite fell on a green 3 x vented homemade quad-line kite. The intense venting allows a lot of wind to pass through it, making it manageable when the wind picks up while also providing good feedback to the pilot being crisp and responsive out there at the opposite end of the flying lines.

So it seemed like a good idea to schedule a training session or two in the strong winds before we’re heading for Denmark and the Nordic Kite Meeting in May. Because in Denmark, everyone knows it’s rarely calm. No, it’s windy there. And when the wind comes in from the North Sea, it doesn’t always hold back. Then it’s good to have spent a few hours in fresh wind beforehand so you know what you’re dealing with.

…and then it’s just delightful to feel the elements on your body!

High wind practice

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See you at the 26th
Nordic Kite Meeting!

Blokhus, Denmark

May 13th - 19th, 2023

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