Watersports West is the place to go in the Tampa Bay area to get your kiteboarding kite repaired. Whether it’s a valve, pinhole or twist in the bladder, Watersports West has the tools to fix it. There’s always patch kits, tubing, collars, valve replacements and strut blanks in stock. Watersports West has been doing kite repair work since kiteboarding kites first came to market.
Before working on your kite, the staff will identify the problem and explain what needs to be done in order to fix the problem. There’s no secrets or hidden fees, everything will be disclosed. They’ll create a repair ticket with an estimate of the cost and a time the repair will be done.
If possible, the staff will fix your kite right there on the spot. They understand the urgency especially if there is wind in the forecast. If your kite can’t be fixed right then and there, it will be fixed within a week unless otherwise noted. The most important thing with kite repair is that your kite is fixed right the first time.
Service is everything and the quality of service will not be compromised to repair a kite fast.There’s techniques used to make the process of repairing a kite more efficient. Watersports West knows the tricks to working with the bladders of kites so that they are repaired right and put back together the right way. After every repair is finished, they are tested for 12 hours to make sure the repair holds air. They have a fair and reasonable warranty policy on all repairs so you’re confident the repair is done right.
Watersports West provides the parts to fix virtually any kite on the market. Most companies have their own valve system and Watersports West stocks the specific valves for all major brands. When the struts blow out, they have the different size strut blanks for the various lengths and sizes of kites. They provide a range of repair and patch kits for patching the kite bladders or sealing a delaminating valve. The tubing used to connect the struts to the leading edge is also for sale with the zip ties to connect them. Not sure what you need, then stop by the shop with your kite and the expert staff will guide you in the right direction.