Kite Surfboards are similar to wakeboards but
are used with a kite to power the rider over water and into the
Usually very lightweight they are designed to
carve into the water on their edge to gain maximum traction from
Initially larger boards are required to give the
buoyancy required to get on top of the water and enable easier
planing. Later experience will allow smaller boards to be used
and the speed of the board will create the buoyancy.