Cosmodog, How hot was it outside while you were waiting for wind. If you pump up your kite nice and hard and then wait for the wind the air in the bladders expands due to heat. POP!!! If it is just sitting there. Don't blow it up tight till your ready to ride. As for thicker bladders. The bladder ne...
Been instructing for 3 yrs.. Depends on how long lesson is. 2 hr - $75.-$100.
3 hr - $100.-125. these are the better
2 hr - $50.-$60.
3 hr - @$75. won't work there again
gotta figure if you don't have constant people this really isn't that much.