Tied to the Sky / kite information
Jul 10, 2014
Like many things in life; our professions, hobbies,etc. there is a jargon that a community uses to communicate. Jargon is the technical terminology of a special activity or group. As we learn the kite jargon, we can get a better understanding of our hobby of kite flying. One of the challenges of serving folks well, as a Canadian kite store is helping people find the language to communicate what it is they need or want to do - whether it is anatomy of a kite, kite parts, and kite flying; basic kite flying to more advance kite flying tutorials.There are a...
Jan 26, 2014
As anyone who has been watching the value of the Canadian $$ versus the American has noticed, it appears as if the days of parity have disappeared for a while. While in many ways this is good news for the Canadian manufacturing and the resource sectors, it will begin to impact prices on our imports, and yes, this includes kites! I am preparing for my trip to the Kite Trade Association International (KTAI) meeting in Las Vegas at the end of the month. I will be meeting with a number of kite manufacturers to see the latest, hottest kite products...
Dec 05, 2013
Kites make great Christmas gifts! There is still plenty of time to order and receive your new kite for Christmas. We have extra packers available to help with the increased rush, to get your kites packed quickly and securely! Our standard shipping, you can expect delivery to the following areas in approximately: Western Canada BC 3-5 business days AB 2-3 business days SK 3-4 business days MB 3-5 business days Central Canada Ont 5-7 business days Que 6-8 business days Maritimes: 7-9 business days We are also pleased to offer Xpress Post which delivers to many areas...
Sep 27, 2012
Well it's official. The summer of 2012 has officially ended giving way to autumn. The leaves are changing color and falling from their soon-to-be sleeping hosts, and the smooth gentle winds blow them all into my yard! I like autumn because with the crops all harvested the flying fields become abundant. The winds tend to come gently from the west and the south and have been 6 - 20 kph (between 4 and 12 mph) and on the lighter side I really enjoy a light wind kite - typically an UL or an SUL and away I go. I like...
Sep 05, 2012
After several years of faithful service we have retired our old website and launch a more feature rich e-store in hopes to enrich your shopping experience with us! This update also helps us integrate and consolidate a number of things together in one spot. In a nutshell, this will free us up to update our site more regularly and provide seamless ways of connect with you! Hi-Lights Easier Navigation - search, move from on product or collection faster and more easily than before. Better Product picture viewing - Multiple shots with two levels of zoom. Related Products - Each...