The Kitesurfing Armada Festival 2018

Save the dates – 22-24th June



The ultimate kiteboarding weekender returns to Hayling Island next year in June from the 22-24th to  host the biggest kitesurfing and live music event of the year.


Nick Jacobsen dropped in to VKSA 2017!



This year’s festival went off with great wind, sun and waves and with the kitesurfing community out in force including pro riders as well as a massive brands tent yet, live music to keep everyone entertained, awesome parties on Friday and Saturday night, a buzzing family zone AND fun filled campsites and campervan areas.



Hayling delivered all-time conditions with waves and three days of wind and even played host to the BKC freestyle event with an awesome atmosphere throughout the weekend, and with over 6,000 festival visitors, many of them new to kitesurfing.  There’s also always the possibility of being part of a world record downwinder attempt to raise money for charity and, to date, participants at previous Kitesurfing Armadas have broken 5 GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ and raised over £160,000 for charity



If you’re thinking of heading down for the weekend then stop thinking and start blocking out the dates in your diaries and, if you’re a brand that wants to get involved, then now’s the time as the headline sponsorship is up for grabs! It was an outstanding event last year with huge support from the industry so it will no doubt be just as epic in 2018!



Images: Aidy Brooks and Jim Gaunt


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