KITE SIZE CALCULATOR

FOR LEI KITE & FOILBOARD

This calculator is provided to help beginner kitefoilers choose the correct kite size based on the wind speed, their weight and the size of their foilboard.

Input your weight in kilograms and the wind speed in knots to receive a recommended kite size. The calculator will work with bow, delta and hybrid shape Leading Edge Inflatable kites. The wind range for this calculator is 8 – 25knots.

BOARD SIZE

There are many possible variations in thickness, chord and aspect ratios of front wings. This calculator assumes the rider is kitefoiling with a low to medium aspect front wing of 750-1000cm2, suitable for beginner kitefoilers.

Based on approximate front wing size for rider weight:

  • 750cm² for 50-75kg rider
  • 875cm² for 70-90kg rider
  • 1000cm² for 85kg+ rider

The LEI kite size calculators are provided by thekitepot.com as a guide. Any kite size chosen for kiteboarding is the final decision of the kiteboarder*. Equipment should be used within the wind speed parameters set by the manufacturer. *True Sessions Ltd, thekitespot.com and its directors accept no responsibility for damage or injury to the kiteboarder, 3rd parties or property from any action following the use of kite size calculators.

LEI KITE & TWINTIP

Made for independent kiteboarders riding a twintip kiteboard.

Choose the correct LEI kite size based on the wind speed and your weight.

LEI KITE & LARGE TWINTIP

Made for beginner level kiteboarders riding a large twintip kiteboard.

Choose the correct LEI kite size based on the wind speed and your weight. 

LEI KITE & SURFBOARD

Made for beginner level kitesurfers riding a directional surfboard.

Choose the correct LEI kite size based on the wind speed and your weight. 

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