Kite hire

Flying a kite can be a relaxing activity, or an exhilarating sport. It's low budget, environmentally friendly, and has a range of benefits:

  • develops coordination and creative thinking
  • raises awareness of nature
  • encourages teamwork
  • mentally stimulating and physically challenging
  • improves eyesight and concentration

All boxes contain generic equipment, including, frisbee, windtronic and an information folder.

Stunt & Play Kite Box

Number of boxes available: 2 maximum

  • 7 x Single line kites (suitable for any age and ability)
  • 2 x Stunt kites (suitable for 8 years and older)
  • 1 x Stunt kite (suitable for 10 years and older)
  • 4 x Windsocks
  • 2 x Telescopic Pole
  • 2 x Pole Stakes
  • Design your own kites available on request £10 per kite

You do not require the British Kite Surfing Association (BKSA) Level 1 Award to hire this box.

Beginner Power Kite Box

Number of boxes available: 3 maximum

  • 2 x 2 line Buzz 0.8m² kites (suitable for 6 years and older)
  • 2 x 2 line Big Buzz 1.6m² kites
  • 1 x 4 line Sting 1.2m² kite (suitable for 10 years and older)
  • 1 x ground stake

You require a British Kite Surfing Association (BKSA) Level 1 Award to hire the Beginner box.

Intermediate Power Kite Box

Number of boxes available: 2 maximum

  • 2 x 4 line Sting 1.7m² kites
  • 2 x 4 line Rage 2.5m² kites
  • 1 x bar
  • 1 x ground stake

You require a British Kite Surfing Association (BKSA) Level 1 Award to hire the Intermediate box.

Advanced Power Kite Box

Number of boxes available: 1 maximum

  • 3 x 4 line Sting 2.4m² kites
  • 3 x 4 line Rage 3.5m² kites
  • 3 x bars
  • 2 x ground stakes

You require a British Kite Surfing Association (BKSA) Level 1 Award to hire the Advanced box.

Collection or courier delivery

Boxes can be sent by Hampshire County Council courier (free of charge), or collected from Four Chimneys, Winchester

Costs

Hampshire County Council rate

  • £55 per half term
  • £100 per full term

Non-Hampshire rate

  • £75 per half term
  • £140 per full term

Hire equipment

To hire equipment, contact:

Outdoor Education, PE & DofE
Four Chimneys
Winton Close
Winchester
SO22 6AB

01962 876218
outdoor.education@hants.gov.uk