Posts Tagged ‘florida

17
Sep
09

St. Augustine Kiteboarding

St. Augustine KiteboardingSaint Augustine, a city located in St. Johns County in Florida, is an old, beautiful city with many tourist attractions, historic sites, old fort, alligator farm and much more. The city is a part of a region known as The First Coast, that is the area with Amelia Island, Jacksonville and Palm Coast. This part of Florida is a place famous among watersports fans, such as surfers, windsurfers and kiteboarders.
St. Augustine kiteboarding sites are located on beautiful beaches of the Atlantic Ocean where the ocean is warm from April to October. There two kiteboarding schools in the area, Extreme Kites and First Coast Kiteboarding. Beginners may take first steps in Salt Slick Area, where the water is flat and warm. Just avoid the crowds in the summer and put on some foot protection because of sharp oysters and rocks in the water. Other St. Augustine kiteboarding sites are Matanzas Inlet, Porpoise Point, Ocean Trace and Oyster Slick. Bear in mind that the last one is for experts only!

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03
Aug
09

Kiteboarding Beaches in Miami Area

MiamiIn Miami you will find terrific views, long beaches, fabulous waves and much more. The main part of the city is located on the shores of Biscayne Bay which contains several hundred natural and artificially created islands. The climate is warm, humid and tropical with wet summers and dry winters. A great advantage of kiteboarding beaches in Miami area is the weather; it is warm and sunny almost all year round.
Kiteboarding beaches in Miami offer varied conditions so the area is recommended for kiteboarders at all levels. The best-known Miami Beach is long and sandy but also extremely crowded. Because of crowds and other hazards like ships or jet skis only advanced riders should kiteboard here. Beginners may visit Miami Flats where flat, ocean water allow them to perfect their skills. Also, the wind direction plays no role here and you can kiteboard almost all the time. Advanced kiteboarders may also visit Hobie Beach or Matheson Hammock Park (South Coconut Grove). In the evening you may enjoy busy nightlife of Miami.