Tips from the Locals

  • Please be courteous to lifeguards and beachgoers, swimmers, surfers, paddle boarders. Help us preserve our spots!
  • Light onshore winds on a crowded beach day are treacherous! Don’t go out!
  • The kite schools on 23rd and 25th street are there to help; set up your kite next to them
  • Go out of your way to help launch, land, and rescue a fellow kiter
  • Encourage beginners to take proper lessons and never teach someone in Miami Beach unless you are an experienced certified instructor
  • Summer months are the most crowded by many beachgoers and families enjoying the ocean; take extra care on these days on understanding wind conditions and your kiteboarding abilities
  • Always body drag away from swimmers to get started
  • Do not block pathways for emergency vehicles. Do not park your kite behind garbage cans. Do not store equipment in that area; city trash vehicles may destroy your equipment if unattended
  • Do not store equipment on grass protected areas.
  • Always help and follow directions from lifeguards
  • Fly safe, have fun, preserve access and get involved!