Kite centres directory
Big Blue Unlimited
BIG BLUE UNLIMITED teach all levels all year up to unhooked level at a ratio of 1:2 on Naish, Cabrinha, F-One and Mystic gear. Downwinders surfaris with rescue boat cover are available, as is SUP, snorkelling, kayaking, scuba diving and boat charters. Languages spoken by staff: English and French
Kitesurfing resort: Central America & Caribbean - Turks and Caicos Islands
Based in Big Bay at the Eden on the Bay shopping centre on the beachfront. Lessons run all year for all levels, beginners to high wind ripping. As importers of Cabrinha and RRD expect the full range of new 2013/14 gear and a massive range to demo too. Accessories, spares and repairs always onhand and a big team in the shop. GoPros, headphones, clothes JP, RRD and Corban SUP, basically whatever you can think of.
Kitesurfing resort: Africa - Cape Town
CAPTAIN KIRKS have their own beach resort where lessons take place from September to May. All gear is included and a three hour lesson programme includes a 50% credit towards the retail price of any subsequent kite and kiteboard purchase. An Ocean Rodeo centre, they also have a shop and a school in Long Beach, California.
Kitesurfing resort: Central America & Caribbean - Baja
CARIB KITEBOARDING teach all levels, all year with a maximum ratio of 2:1. Based at the Bitter End Yacht Club, they are perfectly positioned and rental gear and safety boat cover is available.
Kitesurfing resort: Central America & Caribbean - British Virgin Islands
Club Mistral Kitesurfing
Club Mistral (formally Skyriders) have centres all over the world. They offer a comprehensive instruction and rental service in many languages.
Kitesurfing resort: Central America & Caribbean - Cabarete
CLUB MISTRAL TARIFA
Their main centre is located at Valdevaqueros and offers both windsurfing and kitesurfing (the spot is divided into different zones). At the Club Mistral Hurricane centre they offer windsurfing rental, lessons as well as kitesurfing lessons. Storage facilities are available for your own equipment as well as lockers for your valuables. There is a small shop selling clothes and accessories as well as a bar serving you snacks and drinks and a super chiringito opens up when it's busy to serve amazing cocktails in the sunshine!
Kitesurfing resort: Europe - Tarifa
Coche Kite Sport
COCHE KITE SPORTS teach all levels on butter flat water with Headzone radios from November - July. Also: landboarding, buggying, a fully stocked kite shop, rescue, storage, snack bar, WIFI, air compressor, snorkeling, fishing, horse riding and day trips. Partners with Venturi Travel. Languages spoken by instructors: English, Spanish, German and Russian.
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Kitesurfing resort: Central America & Caribbean - Coche
Elements Kitesurfing have a dedicated and enthusiastic team of instructors that teach all levels and all ages all year, from seven to 70, from absolute beginner IKO three day courses. Naish, RRD and Nobile gear is also available for rent on the safaris. SUP and surfboards carried, too. Languages spoken by instructors: English, German, Dutch, French and Afrikaans
Kitesurfing resort: Europe - Ireland, West coast
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