Hand signals

It is not always easy to hear someone from a distance, or on a beach with the wind blowing hard. Kitesurfers use the following standard hand signals to communicate:

Action Hand signal
Launch or land kite – please help me Hand tapping on helmet
Wait  Hand up
OK Hand on head
OK – distant Touch both hands together above head
Launch kite – let go Thumbs up
Help, attention Wave one hand
Help, attention – distant Wave both hands – bring together
Look Point to eyes
Look there Point with arm
Yes Nod
Going this way Point with arm