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National Kitesurfing Championships comes to Ramsgate this weekend with taster sessions and live music

Britain’s best kitesurfers will be making their way to Ramsgate this summer as it once again plays host to the final leg of the National Kitesurfing Championships.

Following its success last year, the BKSA (British Kite Sports Association) wanted to return to the town this August for two days of action.

Organisers are predicting huge crowds at Ramsgate Main Sands on Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25.

Kitesurfing is coming to the Thanet coast
Kitesurfing is coming to the Thanet coast

About 70 competitors from across the country will be taking to the water to compete for the title of National Freestyle Kitesurfing Champion.

Competitors at the Kitesurfing Championships in Ramsgate last year Picture: Brian Whitehead‎
Competitors at the Kitesurfing Championships in Ramsgate last year Picture: Brian Whitehead‎

Ramsgate town council’s Active Ramsgate will be hosting the event, and putting on other activities such as live music, free kitesurfing taster sessions, trials on the water, and stalls.

Lewis Crathern at Ramsgate sands
Lewis Crathern at Ramsgate sands

Find out more at britishkitesports.org and to book a trial session go to ramsgatetown.org/activeramsgate

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