Sandbanks is situated on the open sea-side of Poole Harbour, which makes it a great place to make the step to kitesurfing in open ocean. The conditions suit all levels of kitesurfing with the conditions favouring freeride and bump and jump.
Wave riding can be had on the beach break (a sandy bottom), which is good for learner wave sailors or alternatively for the more adventurous Hook Sands can be entertained. Hook Sands work best between mid to low tide and can produce some excellent waves for jumping and riding, which will usually be bigger than the waves breaking on the beach. At times where the conditions seem hopeless, a change in tide can come up the goods.
Small waves. Wave breakers. If you go further north, you will find areas without wave breakers.
Launching & Landing
On the Purbeck side of Hook Sands is a shipping lane, that should be avoided if possible. Also, if you decide to venture out to Hook Sands i