Kitesurfing Lesson FAQ
These are certain questions that seem to come up again and again by our clients. Below are some of the most commonly asked questions regarding sports training and the work we do at Windhunters Kitesurfing North Wales. However, if you don’t find the answer you are looking for, please send us a note and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
Items you will need to bring with you:
- sunglasses with retainer band/strap
- wetsuit (if you have one otherwise we will provide)
- water shoes/boots (if you have them or you can buy a new pair from us)
- windproof jacket (to help you stay warm when not kiting)
- safe/fun/tailored tuition
- wetsuit (if you don’t have one)
- kite, harness, board
- buoyancy aid
If you have to cancel with 24 hours or less notice we will provide you with a voucher so you can come kite anytime in the following 12 months.
This is our day job. So, if your lesson is cancelled it will be because the wind/weather conditions are no longer suitable for teaching you. You can choose whether to have a full refund or whether you prefer to receive a voucher to come kite with us when the conditions are right.
- 10-25 kts wind (approx. 11-28mph) the Introduction can be done in less wind
- South-Westerly, Westerly winds – these are the prevailing winds in North Wales
- 8 degrees (at least; with wind chill it feels colder)
- flat water (we aim to time the lessons so you can practice in waist deep, flat water. Although with the changing conditions it can’t be guaranteed)
The ‘Saa’ as in Sabrina, and the bee as in the lovely honey-making flying insect.
I picked up a trainer kite in 2006, then quickly transferred those skills into mountainboarding in North Wales. A few years later I saw some kiteboarders at West Shore and I knew I had to give it a go…