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Escape to Baja with TKB this Winter in January 2013

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Join the TKB Crew in Baja for good times, epic downwinders, and more!

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TKB Baja Boat Adventure Trip, January 18-27, 2013

Join the TKB Baaja Boat Adventure for the trip of a lifetime. Photo Jim Stringfellow

Explore the islands of Isla Espiritu Santo, Partida, San Francisco, and San Jose by boat. These amazing Galapagos-type islands offer a brilliant environment for wildlife viewing, snorkeling, kayaking, hiking, and kiteboarding with winds blowing throughout the day.

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Join a TKB Discover Baja Adventure Trip and Explore Southern Baja, January 12-19 and January 28-February 2, 2013

Discover Southern Baja. Photo Jim Stringfellow

There are a ton of cool things to do in and around La Ventana. Let us show you what even many Southern Baja locals have never experienced!

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Join Us in Baja for TKB Test Week 2013!

The 2012 TKB Test Week Crew

Be among the first to try out new 2013 kites! January 5-12, 2013. Join TKB as we put the new 2013 gear to the test in La Ventana, Baja!

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Zenith Ocean Voyages Sets 2012/2013 Calendar to Caribbean and Beyond

Zenith Ocean Voyages is a worldwide dedicated kiteboarding expedition aboard their brand new catamaran, Meercat, in collaboration with Naish.

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Erin Swain: Turks and Caicos Kiteboarding Report

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With the wind forecast in the 20s, what we got was a dream come true.

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The Sherman Island Kiteboarding Experience

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While many people have heard of the incredible summertime winds here at Sherman Island, fewer people know that the main kite launching site is far from ideal for kiteboarding. The main launch site is a relatively small grassy area within the park with a metal shade structure and parking area directly downwind of the launch.

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The Best Odyssey is now the Ocean Odyssey – Where to Next?

After a full circumnavigation over the last five years of 54,000 miles offshore; 50 countries; and a lifetime of memories for their guests and crew, the Best Odyssey, now the Ocean Odyssey, is getting ready to set sail once again exploring the Pacific.

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7th Annual La Ventana Classic, KiteXpo, and Paddle Royale January 15-22, 2012

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What began as a local competition to help out the local schools in the small Baja community of La Ventana and El Sargento has grown into one of the largest kiteboarding events attracting kiteboarders from all over North America and beyond.

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La Paz/La Ventana Like Never Before: Explore Isla Espiritu Santos, Isla San Francisco and Isla San Jose

Join Sandy and Donny Parker from www.Kitopia.biz in March to see a side of the Sea of Cortez that few experience when down in Baja. From March 12-17, 2012, up to 14 people only will meet in La Paz to board a 110' ship and head out for the next five days toward Isla San Jose. From there, the wind will dictate what the next days will hold.

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Going to La Ventana? DownWinderInn Now Has Two Free Trucks for Guests, $50 Recession Buster Deal and Free Daily Downwind Shuttle

DownWinderInn in La Ventana now offers guests free access to (2) trucks with secure beds for your gear

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Adriana Harlan: Report from Lobitos, Peru

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This is my first update from Peru and so far it has lived up to everything people said it is. Chuck and I left Hawaii on October 4th and it took us over 35 hours to get from HNL to Lobitios, Peru. When we were in L.A.X we had a small world moment and ran into Felix Pevic who was on his way back to Hawaii from the Mauritius KSP event.

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Something from Nothing: The Baja Joe Interview

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Located in the middle of the most popular section of beach in La Ventana, Baja Joe’s resort has become an iconic place in the world of windsurfers and kiteboarders, but it was once just a piece of land covered with shrubs and cacti in an unknown Mexican village.

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Skunked but Stoked in the Land of Left Point Breaks

The author kiting in the reserve and loving it. Photo Jorge Ibanez

I chose Peru for this holiday in October as my partner on the trip, Holt Alden, an aspiring kiter, was a surfer who is as stoked getting tubed now as he was 30 years ago as a teenager. I am goofy foot so the thought of experiencing the endless left point breaks that I have heard so much about had me excited to try out my recently conquered strapless board riding skills.

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Northern Colombia: Still Undiscovered

Photo Paul Menta

After a quick two and a half hour flight, I was picked up and we headed to the coast. Wladamir is excitedly telling me how you can ride flat water on one side with perfect side-onshore conditions for freestyle or racing while the other side, a short five minute walk away, serves up perfect long peeling waves formed by sandbars with side-offshore winds.

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