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Fishing in Watamu has always renowned for being fantastic.  This is due to the great diversity of fishing opportunities available.  It is one of the very few places where three types of Marlin, Sailfish, Broadbill Swordfish and Shortbill Spearfish are all available. Last year in particular put Watamu on the map with its first 1000lb Marlin caught on Ol Jogi (skippered by Stuart Simpson) out of Hemingways. This was a triumph for the destination as it was the first one caught that year world wide and only the second caught in Kenya ever.   We are lucky to

Pre Season Kitesurfing Kit Checks Its the beginning of the season and it may have been a few months since you last got your kitesurfing kit out of the cupboard. To avoid being disappointed that first day you head out to go kitesurfing, you want to make sure your kit is in working order before you get down to the beach. To help with this we have put together a guide for going through the key parts of your kit that you are going to want to check over. Bar and lines First of all and probably the most important

We have just received our new GoPro 4 Silver courtesy of our friends back in the UK at Surface to Air Sports, a watersports shop based in Poole. Everyone knows that GoPro is the go to action cam for any adventurous activity enthusiast, particularly those that like to get wet. The new GoPro 4 comes in three different options and those looking to take the leap and purchase one for the first time may find themselves a little lost in deciding what option is best for them. This weeks blog is designed to give a little advice

We have just placed our order for the new 2015 kitesurfing kites for the school. We have again decided to go with the Slingshot Z kite as our go to teaching kite as well as a kite that is easy for beginners to rent. The Z Kite is a simple "Plug and Play" kite that will be easy for any kitesurfer to familiarise themselves with quickly. It also has fantastic relaunch as well as incredible wind range in all of its sizes.   In addition to the Z kite we have decided to add the Slingshot Fuel

As of Thursday, Tribe Watersports are the proud owners of a brand new range of Red Paddle Co Stand Up Paddle boards. Red Paddle Co have been leading the innovation of inflatable SUPs since 2008 and only manufacture inflatable SUPs. We made sure we bought the best because as  it is what our customers at Tribe deserve. Currently we have four of the "Ride" model boards. This model in particular is the worlds most popular SUP board and is designed to match the requirements of the all round stand up paddle boarder. They are renowned for being

Kitefit Camp Crosskite with be joining us at Tribe Watersports to offer a fantastic camp in Watamu in January 2015! Our focus for this camp will of course be the kitesurfing, and you will enjoy this part like nowhere else! For our advanced riders the conditions provide excellent opportunities to just freeride in an incredibly beautiful environment, to progress in their freestyle tricks in perfectly flat water or to improve their waveriding skills in the little swell out on the reef. For our beginners the conditions could not be better either: a large sandbar going out almost

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