KITEBOARDING

HARNESS THE WIND

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Squamish, one of the best places to kiteboard in North America

With consistent thermal winds, we regularly experience day after day of beautiful 20-25 knot winds from late morning to evening. These famous Squamish winds begin in early Spring  (around the beginning of April) and end in late October with the best months being May to September.

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Due to these consistent winds, most riders here are able to get away with only a few kites in their quiver, often ranging from an 8-10m and 11-13m kites (depending on personal size, skill and riding style). As the Howe Sound is a water basin full of fresh water from the Squamish River, the water temperatures throughout the summer are always on the colder side of things. Most riders wear a 4-5mm full suit with optional booties and/or gloves on particularly cold days. Throughout the summer, most are comfortable in just their wetsuit for many hours at a time.

As the winds in Squamish are thermally driven but also sometimes frontal,  forecasting the wind in Squamish is not always easy. There are several great resources which can help you to make a better prediction. For best results check in with your local kite school to see what is in store for the day. During your kite lessons or chats with our staff, we can better explain to you how the wind is created so you can follow the forecasts yourself after time. 

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Lessons

Introductory

4 Hour Kiteboarding Introductory Crash Course

A complete kiteboarding experience.

Course Details

 This course is done in 2 parts. The first part is a one hour introductory video that covers all necessary theoretical knowledge for safe independent kiteboarding. In order to enhance your first water experience, we provide this video to you ahead of time to watch as many times as you want to feel confident in the skills that you will work on in the next part of the lesson. The remaining 3 hours of your lesson will be done on the water with one of our experienced instructors in the beautiful Howe Sound. This section is hands on and fast paced to get you on the water and possibly riding faster than you have ever imagined.

Progression

Private Kiteboarding Lessons

Taking lessons one on one is the best way to ensure fast track progression and individual instruction. 

Course Details

With an instructor, kite set up and a boat all to yourself, you are sure to learn faster and get the most hands on kite time of all lesson options.

Our experienced certified instructors will tailor the lesson to your experience level, individual needs and learning style, so you can reach your learning potential. Buy a lesson package and receive free access to our hour long instructional video that goes over all necessary theoretical and practical knowledge to be an independent kiter.

Semi-Private Kiteboarding Lessons

Come out and learn by watching and experience kiteboarding with a friend.

Course Details

In our semi private lessons, pairs go out on a boat with 1 instructor and 1 kite. This option is great for people who would like to experience kiteboarding together and also people who are eager to not only experience hands on kiteboarding but also have the opportunity to learn while watching someone else develop the same skills they are working on. This lesson style also caters to people wanting a bit more of a relaxed learning style, taking photos/videos of each other and encouraging each other throughout their experience. One of the best options for a first lesson, many pairs continue learning together as they find the periodic breaks and learning style the most ideal for a steady and constant progression. 

Kids Kiteboarding Lessons

We have experienced instructors and all the gear you need to get your child on the water.

Course Details

A special price for special people. Encouraging the next generation to get into kiteboarding is what we are all about. We are happy to offer a discounted hourly rate for all kids 16 and under. These lessons can be done 1 on 1 or with a friend, they include all necessary cold water and kiteboarding gear, they can be done in 2-3 hour chunks and will all be run by our highly experienced instructor team. No restrictions apply and 1 parent can join on the boat as a spectator for free.

Upwind Drop

New to kiteboarding in Squamish? Want to avoid the crowds?

Offer Details

We know that it can be daunting for newcomers and beginners to tackle the crowded spit, so we are proud to offer an upwind drop taxi service to get you
kiteboarding safely and away from the crowds and the spit! Once you are certified to go out on your own, upwind drops are a great option to get more time on the water away from the congested area near the launch zone. With an instructor lead drift launch you are guaranteed to have a smooth start to your session. Our upwind drops also include supervision from our instructor team while you are out enjoying the wind and water.

Advanced

Advanced Riding Lessons

Already riding and wanting to learn some rad tricks?

Course Details

Learning new tricks with instruction will get you further and higher, faster than you had ever imagined. We’ve got the experts to help you learn anything you could imagine from wakestyle, freeride to surf and big air! Advanced Riding Lessons valid for instructions on skills past the instructional Level 3 riding progression. 

Hydrofoil Lessons

Learn from some of the best

Course Details

Our foiling experts will get you up and riding quickly and effectively. With years of experience, your coach will be able to tailor his instruction to your learning style and your specific equipment. Lessons can be used towards wakefoil training or kitefoil training and can include the use of our school foils when necessary.

Bring a Friend

Spectate for $30

As all lessons take place in the middle of the Howe Sound, it is nearly impossible to watch a loved one from land. Join them in the boat for an upfront and personal viewing experience where you can snap some cool shots and videos and cheer them on along the way.

Participate for $30/hour

Have a friend that might want to try kiteboarding? Tag them onto your lesson for only $30/hr so you can both enjoy the thrill of kiting together. Valid for 1 lesson only.

Bring a Friend

Spectate for $30

As all lessons take place in the middle of the Howe Sound, it is nearly impossible to watch a loved one from land. Join them in the boat for an upfront and personal viewing experience where you can snap some cool shots and videos and cheer them on along the way.

Participate for $30/hour

Have a friend that might want to try kiteboarding? Tag them onto your lesson for only $30/hr so you can both enjoy the thrill of kiting together. Valid for 1 lesson only.

Gear rental

Kiteboarding Gear Rental

 Forget something at home? We have all the gear you need for rent.

Offer Details

We have all the cold water and kite equipment needed for a safe and fun day out on the water available to rent. With all types of kites and boards available in our fleet you are sure to have a great time on the water.

$120 full day

$80/3hrs

Individual items available for rent at a reduced rate.

Foil Board Rental

Travel light, rent a foil!

Offer Details

We have a wide selection of foils, masts and wings to suit any riding style. This rental includes 1 foil board, straps with 1 mast. Mast length can be pre-set if the rental is booked ahead of time. Mast lengths available are 15″, 24″, 30″ and 35.5″. In order to qualify for this rental you must be fully independent (riding consistently in all directions including upwind on a twin tip) and have previous foiling skills. A $1000 deposit will be charged upon pick up of the rental and refunded once the board is returned in the same condition. Contact us to schedule your rental!

Wetsuit Rental

With over 150 suits you will get exactly what you are after

Offer Details

Come enjoy the ease of choosing exactly the wetsuit and booties that you need for your chosen adventure. With over 150 suits of both 5mm and 7mm we are sure to have the right fit for you. Amongst all our typical sizes we also have female specific and youth suits as small as size 8 youth. This 4-hour cold water gear rental also includes 5mm round toe booties  if you need them. 

Gear rental

Kiteboarding Gear Rental

 Forget something at home? We have all the gear you need for rent.

Offer Details

We have all the cold water and kite equipment needed for a safe and fun day out on the water available to rent. With all types of kites and boards available in our fleet you are sure to have a great time on the water.

$120 full day

$80/3hrs

Individual items available for rent at a reduced rate.

Foil Board Rental

Travel light, rent a foil!

Offer Details

We have a wide selection of foils, masts and wings to suit any riding style. This rental includes 1 foil board, straps with 1 mast. Mast length can be pre-set if the rental is booked ahead of time. Mast lengths available are 15″, 24″, 30″ and 35.5″. In order to qualify for this rental you must be fully independent (riding consistently in all directions including upwind on a twin tip) and have previous foiling skills. A $1000 deposit will be charged upon pick up of the rental and refunded once the board is returned in the same condition. Contact us to schedule your rental!

Wetsuit Rental

With over 150 suits you will get exactly what you are after

Offer Details

Come enjoy the ease of choosing exactly the wetsuit and booties that you need for your chosen adventure. With over 150 suits of both 5mm and 7mm we are sure to have the right fit for you. Amongst all our typical sizes we also have female specific and youth suits as small as size 8 youth. This 4-hour cold water gear rental also includes 5mm round toe booties  if you need them. 

repairs

You break it, we fix!

Kites, bladders, bars, boards, wetsuits and more, we fix it all!

Offer Details

Free replacement gear rentals available while your equipment is being repaired, ask staff for more details. Repair products also available for sale in store.

 

repairs

You break it, we fix!

Kites, bladders, bars, boards, wetsuits and more, we fix it all!

Offer Details

Free replacement gear rentals available while your equipment is being repaired, ask staff for more details. Repair products also available for sale in store.

 

Snow-Kite Experiences

Private Snow-Kite Lessons

Learn to snow-kite on Green Lake.

Course Details

This course is for all levels, covering anything from beginner to advanced. Use your skis or your snowboard and jump into action to learn today. Booking is based on weather and ice conditions. Contact us for booking and more details.

 

$110/hr
Snow-Kite Mountain Experience

Experience kiting like never before.

Course Details

Access the back-country and experience a day to remember. This course can be tailored for any level. Learn at the top of the  mountain, where beautiful views are endless and the winds blow regularly. For beginner and intermediate riders we have flat terrain locations to match your skill level. For those advanced riders we have some phenomenal 3-dimensional terrain to explore at new heights. This is nothing like you have ever experienced. This trip requires planning, perfect conditions and experienced instructors to know where to take you for a great day on the mountain. This is a one of a kind experience that we will tailor to your desire. Contact us to organize your trip.

 

$110/hr*

*additional transportation costs apply

Snow-Kite Experiences

Private Snow-Kite Lessons

Learn to snow-kite on Green Lake.

Course Details

This course is for all levels, covering anything from beginner to advanced. Use your skis or your snowboard and jump into action to learn today. Booking is based on weather and ice conditions. Contact us for booking and more details.

 

$110/hr

Snow-Kite Mountain Experience

Experience kiting like never before.

Course Details

Access the back-country and experience a day to remember. This course can be tailored for any level. Learn at the top of the  mountain, where beautiful views are endless and the winds blow regularly. For beginner and intermediate riders we have flat terrain locations to match your skill level. For those advanced riders we have some phenomenal 3-dimensional terrain to explore at new heights. This is nothing like you have ever experienced. This trip requires planning, perfect conditions and experienced instructors to know where to take you for a great day on the mountain. This is a one of a kind experience that we will tailor to your desire. Contact us to organize your trip.

 

$110/hr*

*additional transportation costs apply

come experience

wakeboarding