Events

My Bugging Days are Over, For Now

It has been a while since I have written a personal log in this blog, and today I have chosen to formally let you know, that I have now officially finished with my kite buggying. I have also stopped completely building buggies. Let me explain the reasons behind these decisions, Firstly building buggies, as you […]


Coming Soon….The Greatest Kite Buggy Event of 2015



NOBARRIERS-14

Steve Warren captures this event with this great video The No Barriers Event help on Pembrey beach South Wales was again a great success, with 200 flyers and over 6 miles of the widest hardest flattest beach to play with, it could not have been anything less. Perfectly organised again, and with a host of […]


Ivanpah Buggy Blast 2014

  Ladies and Gentlemen – Start your engines 31.01.2014 Words from Brian Holgate this morning   Well, we have our documents filed and the bank account is set up. The website still needs a little time but just now the wheels are turning. Shirts are also in pre production. Once we put the final touches […]


SWATK Connor Event 2014

The Connor Event & Charity The reason we hold the Connor Endurance Event each year is because of a 13 year Old SWATK member called Connor, Connor sadly passed away in 2010, from a terminal illness, Connor loved power kiting with his grand-dad, he always had fun and fully enjoyed this sport. We hold this event to […]


Ivanpah Buggy Blast – Event Announcement

It gives popeyethewelder.com great pleasure in being able to announce what will become THE KITE BUGGY EVENT to go to….THE event for fun, THE event for friends, The event for laughs, THE event for speed. The Ivanpah Buggy Bash or IB2 has been founded by two of the most respected and passionate US buggiers, Bobby […]


The Kite Park Championships 2013

This weekend at the Essex Kite Park they have put together a great agenda full of competitions for freestyle buggiers who are NOT at the highest level, which is great because for up and coming freestylers, although a whole lot can be learned from the Pros, competing with these guys can possibly be slightly intimidating, […]



Bolton Le Sands – Mission


Bolton Le Sands Summer Meet 2nd-4th August 2013

This is not an event, this is just a meet, Camping is next to the beach at Red Bank Farm, Address – The Shore Bolton Le Sands, Carnforth Lancashire LA5 8JR England Tel – 01524 823196 Web – http://www.redbankfarm.co.uk/ It is advisable to book as soon as possible, it is £6 per adult per night […]


Christi Crawford Partee – The Early Days USA

Some kite buggying History here for you from Christi, who took these photos in 1993-94 at various kite and buggy events. She was part of Kite Innovations Here is a link to some great videos from the 1st Buggy Boogie Thang


No Barriers 13…..Bravo

Wow…how awesome was that…the UK event of the year lived up to all expectations and more, with  150 plus guests, great weather an awesome beach, the No Barriers 13 event organised by Dai, Cheryl, Al, Caroline and all of the other people who made this event happen, including sponsors, you can all walk away from […]


NO BARRIERS 13, The UK event of the Year

Time and tickets are running out fast, do not miss this GREAT Land sailing event of the year….TICKETS NOW ARE LIMITED 25th – 27th May 2013 is the very first year for the land sailing event No Barriers. This event is run by members of Carmartheshire Land Sailing Club (CLSC) for the land sailing communities […]


Kite Buggy Adventure Race – Naki Nut Buster 2013

The anual ADVENTURE RACE including river crossing, going through baby-head stone field and passing through the rusty girders sticking out of the beach… Lots of fun!


Windseeker Holidays

Looking for a Kiting Adventure Holiday, What about Iceland on the 10th May, so coming up pretty soon. There are 3 laces left  to fill, this will bring the group to 15, so will be an ideal size group to hang out together on the glacier for the week. The price is £900 all inclusive of nigh stay in Reykjavik, […]


Its Finished

        Ken Shaw’s amazing account of this years ‘non event’ at Ivanpah NV On behalf of the Buggying community around the world thank you Ken, for this fantastic tale


Part III is Here

Part III – Dinner is served Having sussed out the Laundromat and the only convenience store I’ve ever seen with a reasonable selection of quality beer, block ice, real groceries and freshies under one roof, I am thoroughly convinced the Primm Valley Resort Casinos complex is not the Purgatory on the outskirts of Narvana I had […]


Part 2 of Ken Shaws Amazing Story

A voyeuristic account of Greasehopper’s annual journey through The RedNek Decompression Chamber a.k.a. NotX 2013, XbaN 2013, Slopped my Dripper 2013 Under a Mildly Amusing Moon


Probably the Greatest Kite Buggy Account Ever Told

Under a Mildly Amusing Moon A voyeuristic account of Greasehopper’s annual journey through The RedNek Decompression Chamber a.k.a. NotX 2013, XbaN 2013, Slopped my Dripper 2013 Any similarities to actual persons, places or non-events, alive or dead, real or fictional is merely coincidental and the product of a failing memory. Many of the names have […]


No Barriers 13 – The UK Event of the Year

Find out more details and registration form on FACEBOOK, but be quick, the tickets are selling fast


Kite Buggy World Championships 2010 at De Panne, Belgium

Almost 80 pilots creating this spectacular start in race 3, shot by Simon Arlott


Let’s go back to Bolton Le Sands

From a recent trip to Bolton Le Sands Let’s Go Back to Bolton Le Sands from popeyethewelder on Vimeo. Thanks to Steve Warren for the off board clips


The 2012 World Kite Buggying Championships

During 8-15th July 2012 the kite buggy World Championships will be held at Cherrueix. It is a coastal village situated North of the Ille-et-Vilaine department. Bordered by the English Channel, this village of more than 1150 inhabitants is right in the middle of the Breton part of the Bay of the Mont Saint-Michel, about 20 […]