Author Archives: Bretto

5 fun things you can’t miss around Port Douglas

1. Visit the Wildlife Habitat and have lunch with the animals! Wildlife Habitat is a different version of what you thought a zoo actually is. Their motto is “We put you in the zoo” and they mean exactly what they say! As soon as you enter, you will get to see local birds, wallabies, kangaroos, […]

Port Douglas: a place gifted by nature

Think of Port Douglas as a gateway: not only to the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest, but also to a special part of Northern Australia. Both of these rare jewels of the Far North Queensland are proudly listed as the World Heritage sites of UNESCO. Amazing, isn’t it? It is also ‘The’ ideal […]

Low Isles Lagoon – Stand Up Paddle in Paradise

A destination made for Nature Enthusiasts Crystal clear waters of the lagoon, white sand, green turtles, coral fish, rays and even reef sharks if you’re lucky. That is the impressive scenery that is waiting for you on Low Isles. If you love the nature, then this is the spot to add onto your bucket list. […]

Mossman Rainforest Magic – Stand-Up Paddle Tour

Mossman Rainforest Magic River Stand-Up Paddle Tour $109

  Discover the magic of the oldest rainforest in the world! The idea of a stand-up paddle session on the Mossman River – even with an experienced tour guide – may sound a little crazy, but if you dare take the leap of faith, a whole new world will open up in front of your […]

Wind and Weather Factors for Kite Boarding and SUP

Wind + Weather Tips Pretty much the first question anybody asks when board riders hit the beach each morning is “What are the winds doing today crew?” The Windswell crew have put together a few hot tips for understanding wind and weather factors to help you pick the very best time to hit the water, […]

Kitesurfing WIKI

A Airfoil (aerofoil): a wing, kite, or sail used to generate lift or propulsion. Airtime: the amount of time spent in the air while jumping. AOA, Angle of Attack: also known as the angle of incidence (AOI) is the angle with which the kite flies in relation to the wind. Increasing AOA generally gives more […]

Choosing the perfect kite

Kite Types Foils – or Ram Air Kites where the wind fills them up and bridles are used to hold there shape. Great for training on land or kite bugging, landboarding or snow kiting. Inflatables or leading edge inflatables – use a bladder to hold air to make the shape of the kite and to aid in water relaunching […]

Choosing the perfect board

This issue I wanted to cover a few things about board design and types with so many different shapes materials and styles of boards available this information should help you find the perfect board. Firstly there is really no such thing as the perfect board it all depends on any number of factors like your […]