KITESURFING AT LANCING – West Sussex
Kitesurfing at Lancing is superb, perfect spot for learning , shallow for approx. 100 metres,at low tide , gently shelving beaches which make it excellent for beginners because if they encounter any problems with relaunch or get parted from there board they just stand up !! Lancing beach hosts the only UK leg of the global KB4Girls kite clinics from 9 x world champion Kristin Boese so the beach is well respected amongst top riders . Lewis Crathern ( the man who jumped Brighton Pier ) is often seen riding at Lancing too !!
ZONES : there are kitesurfing zones and these can be found clearly marked on signs on the beach .There is a teaching zone and a freeride zone .
BEST TIMES TO KITESURF : two hours either side of low tide
SUITABLE FOR : beginners – advanced
WATER STATE : flat with small chop sometimes
WINDS POSSIBLE TO KITE IN : any direction that has no Northerly wind in it
BKSA Club : Yes the Lancing Kitesurf Club has one of the biggest memberships in the country , it only costs £5 and they do loads of social outings . you can find them at www.lancingkitesurfingclub.com
LOCAL WEATHER LINK : www.channelcoast.org
FACILITIES : kiosk in the summer serves food and drinks
TOILETS : two toilet blocks are available from morning till night
PARKING : massive car park and costs £1.50 to park all day , in the winter there is no attendant so is free .
KITE SHOP : Leigh at Evolution Boardsports is only a few minutes from the beach and holds lots of kit from different brands and repairs kites as well . www.evolutionboardsports.com
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