With sunny skies, head-high surf, and great wind, Pismo Beach delivered perfect kiteboarding conditions for today’s demos.

The ten kiteboarding manufacturers on hand reported that usable kites were rarely on the beach today. Everything from 7m to 14m kites made it into the hands of eager riders.

There’s still one more day of the 2012 Pismo Beach Kite Expo, so think about getting in the car tomorrow to join us on the central coast. We are expecting another windy day for the closing day of the Expo tomorrow and will hold the final raffle sometime around 11a. Forecast is for NW 15-25 with combined seas 8-11 feet dominant period 12 seconds. Sunday’s prizes will include the Gabe Loyd custom board, Vela Kitesurf lodging package for Los Barriles or Hood River, Carol Bolstad custom kite painting, Underwave waist harness, 3 Hyperflex wetsuit packages including an AMP 3/2 front zip, 3mm AMP booties and 3mm AMP gloves, Radog wine (high quality wine donated by local kiter/winemaker Dan Tudor, available at 50% off retail pricing at www.friendsofkinsley.com), Core Control Bar, Liquid Force Influence board, and more from DaKine, Mystic, FCS, CaliKites.com, North, and Xenon.

Visit our 2012 Pismo Beach Kite Expo Page for more info and we hope to see you on the water this weekend! If you’re not here you’re missing out!

Thank you to North, Mystic, RRD, Underground, Live2Kite, CaliKites, Core Kiteboarding, 321 Kiteboarding, Xenon Boards, Kite Zombies, Best, F-One, Underwave, Airush, Liquid Force, Cabrinha, and Epic for their support of this year’s event as well as prize/event sponsors The Sea Venture Hotel, Red Bull, The Isla Vista Kiteboarding Club, the Pismo Beach CVB, DaKine, FSC, Carol Bolstad, Kurtis Surf Shades, Radog Wines, Giuseppe’s Restaurant and Hyperflex. Special thanks to Maui Mike and the Lujan family for preparing an amazing BBQ – 90 plates were served with plenty for all followed by a bonfire under clear starry skies.