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Teach a full range of comprehensive kitesurfing courses in safe spots, away from the crowds and in nice, shallow and flat, fresh water at Zeekoevlei. Using Ozone kites, Surfstore Africa offers kitesurfing courses fit for all budgets and also operate a full retail store for all your equipment needs as well as providing advice on conditions and spots. Surfing, SUPing and kite buggying are also options. Accredited by: IKO
Kitesurfing resort: Africa - Muizenberg
Situated at the western end of Fraserburgh Bay, just a five minute walk from town and teach all levels from March to September at a max ratio of 2:1. Shop, powerkite, kitebuggy and kitelandboard lessons year round. Ozone, Peter Lynn, CrazyFly and Pro Limit gear available for purchase or rent as well as SUP, kayak and surfboards. Toilets, showers, changing rooms, wifi, cafe and free parking.
Kitesurfing resort: Europe - Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Tiree Kitesurf Academy
Run by former British Champion Helen Thompson, offer all levels of coaching from May to October but specialise in complete beginning IKO three days courses as well as wave riding 1:1 tuition. Slingshot gear is available for rent and they provide safety boat cover on lessons. SUP lessons also offered as are trips abroad in the winter. Languages spoken by staff: English
Kitesurfing resort: Europe - Tiree
TKSMIAMI is a fully equipped kitesurfing-paddleboarding and beach apparel outfit. TKS specializes in lessons-sales-rentals for both kiteboarding and paddleboarding. TKSMIAMI is an IKO certified kite school and offers lessons in and around the Miami areas including Crandon Park and Miami Beach.
Kitesurfing resort: North America - Miami
TRIBE WATERSPORTS is a BKSA approved school running courses for all levels, typically at 2:1. A full range of Slingshot gear available to rent, so you're covered whatever the weather and the Watamu Kitesurfing Club provide rescue cover and storage, as well as SUP, windsurfing, bodyboarding and kayaking rental and tuition. Video coaching and photo-shoots also available. Languages spoken by staff: English
Kitesurfing resort: Africa - Watamu
Nestled in between Jericoacoara Beach and its Sunset Dune, Vila Kalango offers accommodation in peaceful beach huts shaded by coconut and cashew trees. They include private balconies with hammock space. Free Wi-Fi is available. Pousada Vila Kalango has a lagoon-style pool, poolside bar and an ocean front restaurant serving Brazilian cuisine, including locally caught fish. The Pousada provides kite surf equipment rental and lessons at Rancho do Kite in Prea (free shuttle service every day). It also has a spa providing massages and a range of treatments.
Hotel / Apartment
Kitesurfing resort: South America - Jericoacoara
Watermen's Retreat features 14 luxury waterfront condominiums located right at 'The Slick' with private launch, air compressors, live outdoor music, gear storage, pro shop, rental shop and bar/restaurant all right onsite. Watermen's Retreat shares this site with REAL Watersports and the two are the hosts of the annual Triple-S Invitational - one of the sport's biggest international and most high profile events of the year.
Hotel / Apartment
Kitesurfing resort: North America - North Carolina - Cape Hatteras
Based at Sunset Beach in Ocean Square. Importers of F-One and Mystic, dealers of Airush they stock complete ranges of 2013/14 gear, offer second hand sales, lessons and demos on all gear. Massive range carried and also specialise in Naish SUP, tournament waterskiing, wakeboarding and importers of Bern helmets.
Kitesurfing resort: Africa - Cape Town
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