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Power Kiting

Power Kiting is one of the most exciting beach thrills, Why not try it with us? Under the supervision of a qualified power kite instructor you can feel the power of the wind and enjoy the thrill of being pulled around by a kite. We also offer land boarding and buggy Kiting, so if you want to have a great day on the beach then this is the sport for you.

Kite flying is one of the oldest known pass times, but with the latest technology we are now able to participate in one of the most dynamic activities. Using a Power Kite aka. Traction Kite, you can be powered along the ground and pulled up into the air. Vertical Descents will teach you how to control your 4-line power kite and utilize the natural power of the wind to have a fantastic and exhilarating time.

Locations Lesson Descriptions Price pp Duration
Watergate Bay, Newquay Begginer lesson to introduce you to Power kite flying  £50  2 hrs 
Par Beach, Fowey area, St Austell Bay  A full day of kite flying £120 2x 2 hrs 
Perranporth beach   Power kite lesson followed by Kite Buggy or Landboarding £120 2x 2 hrs
St Ives, Gwithian beach Kite Buggy Or Landboarding Lesson £50 2 hrs
Click on the Location links for more details 121 lesson £120 /221 lesson £100pp 2hr or £240pp 4hr


Why Choose Vertical descents?

Vertical Descent has been running Power Kiting lessons for over 15 years now and has a very good success and safety record. Being coached by one of our experienced BKSA qualified Instructors will give you all the knowledge you need to scudding down the beach in no time at all. You will learn everything from setting up a kite to packing it away, power dragging down the beach to loop the loops.
Come and be taught by the best, we specialize in Kiting on Land. With our latest kite range from HQ kites you will experience the thrill of the wind.

Who's it for

Beginner to intermediate level power kiting lessons are available to all groups and individuals. Power kiting lessons are available for 1 hr tasters, half or Full days. We also offer 121 coaching.

Whats Included

  • All Equipment - A full range of Kites
  • Full Qualified Expert Instructor 
  • 2 or 4 hour lesson
  • Beach Safety / Warm up & Practise / Kite Coaching / Lesson Review


" Thanks Guys! We had an epic holiday in Cornwall with you. The boys haven't stopped talking about it since we've arrived home. Thank you again for helping us pick and buy our own boards afterwards. We can't wait to see you next year." Cathy - London - 2012

Please find more FAQ's below 

Essential Info

Please use the above links to take you to specific Activity pages where you will find all the information you require.  If you prefer, just contact us and one of our friendly, expert staff will be happy to help.

You ask.. We answer...
When? See individual page for specific Land Activity - follow links above
Who? See individual page for specific Land Activity - follow links above
What do we need to bring? Warm clothes suitable for activities, sturdy outdoor footwear. sun cream, sunglasses. If you are booked on to full day trip please bring food and water for the day. (food and drink also available from our HQ)
Where and when do we meet? See individual page for specific Location - follow links above
How much? We offer family and group prices - please follow links above for specific Activity Prices.