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Tkb is giddy with excitement the forecast for the 17th annual XBA/Pismo Kitexpo is amazing!

FRI NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 12 to 14 ft dominant period 10 seconds.

SAT NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 8 ft.

SUN NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft. Patchy fog in am.


REGISTRATION: Must be intermediate or better kiter with some ocean experience (e.g. getting over whitewater), comfortable in crowds, can self-rescue. Fee is $20/pp, must sign waiver, provide CC for wrist bracelet to demo. Fee comes with opportunity ticket good for Fri and Sunday drawings.

Demo hours:  11a to 5p daily, registration open 10a to 3p except Sunday 10a to 2p.


DOWNWINDER VAN RIDES: Fri and Sat only, weather permitting. MANDATORY BRIEFING MEET 12p @ registration to participate/get wristband for pickup.



DRAWINGS:  Fri 4:30-5p: Patagonia Planing Bag, Duotone Ion Riot Curve Harness, Platinum Sun Neoprene Jacket DO NOT NEED TO BE PRESENT TO WIN BUT MUST CLAIM PRIZE BY NOON SAT 4/13 OR PRIZE IS FORFEITED.Sat 5:30 6p: F.One 5’6” Fish MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN

Sun 11a: $500 credit Ventana Windsports, GoPro Hero 7 MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN

Kitexpo demo cards Sunday 11a:  Write your name on back and submit to registration no later than Sunday 10:45a.  MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN

SATURDAY NIGHT MEDITERRANEAN DINNER | BONFIRE  | LIVE MUSIC 6p-10/11p: $20/pp Limited to 125 tickets!

Dinner includes one hot shawarma pita wrap with all the fixings (two kinds of meat), grape leaf appetizer, baklava dessert, one drink (beer, water, or flavored sparkling water). Bonfire and live acoustic music, including a special performance by Taizen ThomasWong, starts at 7p. Bring your instruments and join in the jam session! Firestone 805 and IPA beer (cans) $5 per person until supply runs out!


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