A closeup photo of ripstop fabric kite sail


Accidents happen, but don't despair! Repairs are easier than you might think.

Replacing Broken Parts

Parts for all of our current (and many discontinued) kites are available on our Replacement Parts page.

Most parts appear on both sides of your kite, providing a handy reference to follow as you make repairs - just note how the bridle and fittings are set up on one side of your kite as you install the new part on the other. As extra insurance, it's a good idea to take a couple photos before getting started. For more detailed info about sport kite repairs, see our Guide to Kite Repair.

If you own a number of framed sport kites, our Kite Repair Kit includes the supplies needed to MacGyver many quick field repairs so you can avoid having to cut your flying session short.

Repairing Sail Tears

Most tears and punctures can be invisibly repaired using a special high-strength transparent repair tape, which forms a permanent bond with the sail material and is unaffected by moisture or UV from the sun.

If your repair requires sewing, get in touch! Send some photos along with a description of the work you need done to us at info@prismkites.com, and we'll get back to you with a repair quote. There are very few mishaps that can’t be effectively fixed by our talented in-house repair team.

If your sail is truly mangled beyond repair (bad dog!), drop us a line and we’ll try to help. Often we can find a previously flown or slightly blemished sail to get you back in the air.

Flying Line Repairs

Dual-Line flying lines will stretch in a bit as you use them. Polyester lines will always stretch more than Dyneema. Don’t worry - this is normal! Small differences in length can be corrected by adjusting your wrist straps. Bigger differences in length can be fixed by trimming the lines to be even, and then refinishing their ends as shown in our Flying Line Maintenance guide.

Broken lines can often be patched back together with a little knot tying know-how. Here's an overview of the two most commonly used knots for repairing lines:

Blood Knot
Can be used to join two pieces of line back together if your flying line breaks somewhere in the middle.

A diagram showing a blood knot

Double Overhand Loop
Used to re-finish the end of your line if it breaks near a loop. Works well for both sleeved and un-sleeved lines.

A diagram showing an overhand loop knot

Need more help?

If you weren't able to find the info you needed to complete you repairs on this page, don't forget - we're here to help! Shoot us an email at info@prismkites.com and we'll get back to you within 24 hours, Monday through Friday. Photos often tell the story better than words alone, so feel free to attach a few snapshots to better explain the issue if needed. We look forward to getting you back in the air!