Buying a kite is typically
a very confusing process, especially if you are a beginner and it
is your first kite. There are many possible questions, like size
and number of lines. However, the question “buying a kite:
secondhand or new?” is one of the most important ones. Answer
to this question - “buying a kite: secondhand or new?”
- is usually your personal preference. Both secondhand and new kites
have their advantages and disadvantages.
There are several advices
that may be useful to you deciding on what to choose when buying
a kite: secondhand or new. The new kites offer you the latest and
the best kite designs and features, and offer you all the typical
advantages of buying the new merchandise. Experienced kitesurfers,
when deciding on what to choose when buying a kite, are usually
buying new kites, since the improvements and development offered
with the new and later model kites offer more rapid turning, superior
and higher jumping, extra hang time, added wind range and improved
stability. However, there is one big disadvantage in buying a new
kite. This disadvantage is the high price that is being asked for
the new kites.
Beginner kitesurfers, when deciding on what to choose when buying
a kite: secondhand or new, are advised to purchase a secondhand
kite. There are several advantages in buying a secondhand kite.
As a beginner, during your practice, you will be crashing your kite
many times. That will result in many damages to your kite. That
is the reason why you shouldn’t pay the expensive price of
the new kite, since you might damage it anyway.
If you are deciding on what to choose when buying a kite: secondhand
or new, and you go with the secondhand kite, you will be able to
save a lot of money. If the secondhand kite model is currently still
in production, you can save up to the third of the new kite price.
If the secondhand kite model is no longer in production, you can
save up to 50 percent of the new kite price. However, before purchasing
a secondhand kite, you should check the kite for any leaks or worn
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