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    Mystic

    Mystic Stealth Waist Harness 2022

    Original Price $439.99
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    The harness is built around the patented Bionic Core Frame (BCF), which is a semi rigid back support plate; its unique composite material is very s...

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    Dakine Chameleon Harness

    $179.00

    The right harness brings maximum support and amazing comfort to any kiteboarder, something that the DaKine 2022 Chameleon does without effort. Whet...

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    Mystic

    Mystic Warrior Waist Harness

    Original Price $259.99
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    Description From Mystic It's called the Warrior for a reason. Thanks to popular demand we've been able to improve it over and over. With a 3D molde...

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  • Dakine

    Dakine Vega Harness

    $149.00

    Experience top-tier performance control with the DaKine Vega Kiteboard and Windsurf seat harness. Building on DaKine's longstanding kiteboarding he...

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    Dakine

    Dakine T-9 Classic Slider Harness

    Original Price $329.00
    Current Price $199.00

    The T9 Windsurf Harness by DaKine provides a perfect wraparound fit with maximum support and flexibility. The anatomically-correct dual-density inn...

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  • Dakine

    Dakine XT Seat Harness

    $179.00

    The DaKine 2022 XT Seat Harness is a technical windsurf seat harness designed for comfort, performance, and reliability. It has all the features yo...

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    Mystic

    Mystic Majestic Waist Harness

    Original Price $369.99
    Current Price $295.99

    Description From Mystic The Majestic has the same Bionic Core Frame as the Majestic X, but with a Roven glass fiber plate for more freedom of movem...

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    Original Price $369.99
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    F-One

    Manera Halo Harness 2021

    Original Price $419.00
    Current Price $269.00

    The Manera Halo Kiteboarding Harness features brand new technology for unparalleled support. It all started from an analysis of the advantages and ...

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    Original Price $419.00
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  • Dakine

    Dakine Renegade Harness

    $219.00

    For foiling and freeride kiting, the Renegade DaKine Harness is a definite must-have. Its lightweight frame is constructed for mobility and flexibi...

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    Mystic

    Mystic Dazzled Waist Harness Women

    Original Price $259.99
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    Description From Mystic A softshell experience with hardshell ambitions. This Flexshell waist harness gives you best of all worlds. Strength, suppo...

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    Ride Engine

    Ride Engine 2021 Momentum V1

    Original Price $221.00
    Current Price $49.00

    Ride Engine has created the Momentum, their first soft-shell harness, for those riders who desire the locked-in fit of a Ride Engine hard shell but...

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    Original Price $221.00
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    Dakine

    DaKine 2019 Phoenix Womens L 3

    Original Price $290.00
    Current Price $99.00

    DAKINE PHOENIX KITE/WINDSURF HARNESS - WOMEN'S Phoenix is a hardshell waist harness with a women-specific, slim-profile fit. The added rigidity of...

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    Original Price $290.00
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    Mystic

    Mystic Star Hybrid Harness Kids

    Original Price $149.99
    Current Price $119.99

    The Mystic Star Hybrid Kids Harness is a perfect choice for young water sports enthusiasts who need a reliable and comfortable harness. This versat...

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    Original Price $149.99
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The Importance of Kiteboarding Harnesses

Are you ready to shred on the water with some real kiteboarding action? You can't hit the waves without the right gear, and that means you need a killer kiteboarding harness.

Let's break it down - a kiteboarding harness is a vital piece of equipment connecting you to your kite. It's what allows you to harness the power of the wind and ride the waves like a boss. Without a good kite harness, you will be stuck on the beach, watching all the action unfold.

But don't worry; we've got you covered with the best kiteboarding harnesses around no matter what kind of harness you want.

Types of Kite Harnesses

Seat harness (beginner-intermediate)

A seat harness is a kiteboarding harness that wraps around the hips and lower back, providing support and stability for the rider. Seat harnesses don’t ride up as much as waist harnesses. Additionally, they provide a lower and more secure center of effort for the kite connection, which can reduce back strain and provide more control. This type of harness is excellent for beginners or any riders who want a little extra support and control.

Waist harness (intermediate-advanced)

A waist harness is a kiteboarding harness that attaches around the waist and distributes the load through your core while leaving your hips free to maneuver. This type of harness is great for intermediate and advanced riders who want a lightweight harness that won't slow them down.

Take the Strain from Your Kite Lines with Kite Harness Bars

A kiteboarding harness bar, also known as a spreader bar, is the bar that attaches to the harness and provides a connection point for the kite's control bar. The harness bar is located in the center of the harness, in front of the rider's stomach. The kite control bar attaches to the harness bar, the rider then controls the kite by pulling on the control bar. The harness bar provides a stable and secure connection point for the control bar, allowing the rider to use their body weight to anchor the kite while leaving hands free to steer. It also helps to prevent losing your kite in situations where you let go of the control bar during a wipeout.

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Don't Take The Risk: Real Kiteboarding Includes Kite Harnesses

Kiteboarding without a harness can be extremely dangerous and should be avoided at all costs. A harness is vital safety equipment connecting the rider to the kite, providing support and control. Kiteboarding kites are designed to be flown using a kite harness. The rider cannot control the kite without a harness, leading to accidents and injuries.

One of the biggest risks of kiteboarding is losing control of the kite. This can happen if the kite gets caught in a gust of wind or the rider loses balance and falls or if the kite becomes disconnected from your harness accidentally. If the rider is not connected to the kite with a harness, the kite can fly away and potentially injure the rider or anyone nearby. In extreme cases, the kite can even cause property damage or harm to wildlife.

Many harnesses use different safety systems. Everything from harness adjustment straps to spreader bar shapes can vary. To ensure safety, always choose a harness with features you understand and can operate with ease. Make sure to practice using those safety features without a kite attached before you get out on the water. You want to discover any harness issues at home before you load your gear in the van, not when you’re splashing around wrestling an out of control kite. 

Kiteboarding without a properly fitted harness that you’re able to operate effectively is incredibly dangerous. Always use a properly fitting and correctly adjusted harness when kiteboarding to ensure your safety and those around you.

Shop Harnesses For Kitesurfing

No matter what kind of kiteboarding harness you're looking for, we've got you covered. Our selection includes all the top brands and the latest models so that you can find the perfect harness for your kiting style. So don't be a square - get out there and ride the waves with a gnarly kiteboarding harness from Windance. Happy kiting!