Kiteboarding, or kitesurfing as it is also called, is an extreme water sport designed for the adventurous at heart. It’s a thrilling experience involving speedy surfing with an element of flying – skim along the water and then take off using your kite. Prices include transport to the kiteboarding venue.
1 day course
This session will give you everything you need to experience kiteboarding for a whole 180 minutes with the help and guidance of the professional, friendly instructors. You’ll soon be a natural! All the necessary equipment is provided for you (safety jacket, wetsuit, harness and shoes – not forgetting the kiteboard itself!).
- Fly a 3 meter trainer, kite, foil – window edge
- Fly a 6 meter trainer inflatable kite
- Position the kite on request from 9 to 3 o’clock
- Know how to stop the kite power in case of a problem
- Recover the kite and secure it on land
For an extreme adrenalin rush on the water, nothing beats kitesurfing!! It is the sport of the decade, combining the skills of kitehandling with the thrills of wakeboarding. Our professional instructor will take you through the steps that lead to a safe and fun experience of this booming sport. Spread over four days, the Course will teach weather, principles of kite-flying and power zones, kite-handling, self-rescue, water starts and upwind riding.
- Covering level 1 to 4
- Fly the kite in the power area without crashing it
- Pilot hooked to the harness with one hand
- Relaunch a kite from the water
- Launch the kite alone on land
- Ride away from the shore and come back to the shore
Important to know
April - October
Minimum age - 10
Participants should be able to swim
- 3 hours (one day course)
- 4 x 3 hours (4-day course)
Included in price:
All equipment including wet suit (when necessary) and buoyancy aid.
Available on request from Bugibba, Sliema or Valletta
Good to know:
The company reserves the right to alter or cancel this activity in adverse weather conditions
updated 09/01/2019 by Erika
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