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Tampa St Petersburg Kiteboarding Launch Sites

The Tampa, Saint Petersburg, Bradenton, and Sarasota areas offer some of the best kiteboarding in Florida. The Tampa Bay area is known world wide as a kiteboarding lesson destination, as it offer more kiteboarding spots, more kite surfers to kite with, and plenty of things to do when it''s not windy. Here's an overview of the Tampa St Pete area kiteboarding spots. In general, the St Pete area is the most popular among the local kiteboarders due to its large grass flats with knee to waist deep water.

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Tampa Bay is known for its epic downwinders  and excellent flatwater launch sites that are a kiteboarder's dream come true!

You will find that all our local kiters are friendly and knowledgeable, and will be glad to help you out. We only ask that you help us preserve our kiting paradise by riding sensibly and respectfully, and most importantly, riding safely! Please avoid congested beach areas, and ALWAYS stay out of the swim zones.

The Tampa Bay area consists of Tampa, Clearwater, Saint Petersburg, Bradenton ,Sarasota, Tierra Verde, St Pete Beach, Treasure Island, and Isla Del Sol.

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