Kiteboarding lessons




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First Flight – Intro class
1.5 hrs (group) $99.00 (+ Tax)


This lesson is the easiest way to try Kite flying! This is perfect for the first time kite flyer. Students learn the essential skills needed to fly kites, including safety, wind theory, hands-on kite-flying, and power control. This class is the first step in the kiteboard progression, and is fun for groups and all ages. In this class you get the chance to try a flying the kite yourself, with the help of the instructor and learn to fly solo. We include all the gear, But we recommend that you bring sunglasses, to use while beach flying, we provide the kites, helmets harness etc. We have different kite sizes for different size people. This lesson gives you a first look at the sport and a chance to feel the power of the kite. This is a good prelude to any of the longer courses, and perfect for people who are curious about kiting but not ready to commit to a full course (just yet). No previous experience is required. This class is taught as a group lesson (private is available). Click on the book online button to see more prices, options, & availability.


Kiteboarding Intro Class 2.5 hrs (“Intro”)
$225.00 (+ Tax)


The best value). This lesson is the fastest way to try Kiting! This session gives the student the chance to try kiteboarding with more hands on experience and we go light on the theory. This session gives the student the chance to really try the gear and get the feel for flying the kite, We start flying on land, and get into the water too. In this class, you get the chance to try a little bit of everything. To get a taste of the kiteboarder experience. We include all the gear, and show you, the control systems, safety systems, and the self-rescue. Kite launching & landing, body-dragging tandem, and solo. We supply right size gear for each different student at each step of your learning curve. With our accelerated learning technique, you will be spending more time doing and less time talking. This lesson gives you a good overview of what the sport of kiteboarding has to offer. After the Intro class, you can upgrade to any one of our longer courses. No previous experience is required. This class is taught as a private lesson, and our one-on-one instructor ratio ensures that you will learn at your own pace. *Senior instructors available by request for an additional $10/hr (add $25.00). Click on the book online button to see more prices, options, & availability.


Discover Kiteboarding Class 3.5 hrs (“Day 1”)
$299.00 (+ Tax)


(The most popular single day lesson). This lesson is a perfect way to start Kiteboarding on Maui! This kiteboarding lesson gives your first installment into the sport of kiteboarding. Covering the core skills, wind direction and site selection, Essential kite flying skills on land and in the water, harness technique one-handed flying, body dragging, and an introduction to the board. You will learn wind theory, safety steps, safety systems, self-rescue, launching & landing, and intro to the waterstart technique. We supply all the necessary equipment. With our progressive method, you will be spending more time doing and less time talking. This lesson can be a one-off experience or the first installment in a longer training course. You can upgrade at any time. No previous experience is required. This private kiteboarding lesson is tailored to your learning style so you can progress at your own pace. For more information about our Discover Kiteboarding program click here. *Senior instructors available by request for an additional $10/hr (add $35.00). Click on the book online button to see more prices, options, & availability.


Kiteboarding Shared/ Group Classes 3hrs
$165.00 pp (+ Tax)


Families or couples that want to play together can take the group kiteboarding lesson. This option is good if you have a little more time available. Students can share the experience together and will learn at a relaxed pace. Shared lessons are great for team building, which is an advantage for future kite buddies. Students take turns in the different roles, to round out their skill set. This class also shows students how to work together as a team. Each student learns the launching and landing skills necessary to be a good kite buddy. Often couples, families, friends, and siblings will take this class together. We recommended max 2 or 3 people per class. Participants should be at a similar experience level to each other. This group class is also a good way to include a sibling or spouse that might otherwise sit it out. Longer courses and available on request. A full selection of the latest equipment is included. No previous experience is required. *Senior instructors available by request for an additional $10/hr (add $30.00). Click on the book online button to see more prices, options, & availability

Kiteboarding Private Training
$195.00 (+Tax) (2 hours)


Private training is available for all levels of kiteboarding. If you have never ridden on Maui before we strongly recommend taking a private “Orientation” session. Our instructors can ride with you, giving you on-water instruction, advice, and assistance. We teach on directional, twin-tips. Your choice of freeride, freestyle, wake-style, or wave-style. We can cover any techniques you want to learn. Access to our complete range of equipment is available or if you prefer; Bring your own gear or your own newly purchased equipment. We can help you get it properly assembled, customized, and tuned-up. For more information about Kiteboard Private Training click here to go to our page for more details. If you have a special requirement, special needs, or have some more questions about our programs, just send us an email. Regular Instructors are available from $85 per hour (min 2 hours), Senior Instructors are $95 per hour, and our Master instructor David Dorn is available from $130 per hour. Private sessions are a minimum of 2 hours. Click on the book online button to see more prices, options, & availability.

 

 

 

Kiteboarding Short Course 3-Day
$725.00 (+ Tax)


This 3-lesson course includes 9.5 hours of private kiteboarding instruction spread over three days. This is a discounted package. This course is the fast track into the sport for people with a limited amount of time. This course is ideal for people with some prior watersports experience. The days need not be consecutive. The lesson covers all the techniques in the Kite Intro Class including: wind directions, site selection, basic kite flying skills on land and in the water, harness technique, body drags, board handling, and waterstarts. This course covers all the basic safety protocols, safety systems and self rescue procedures, you will need to become a safe and independent kiteboarder. With our proven methodology, you will progress in a safe and rewarding manner. We supply all the necessary kiteboarding equipment, and will change gear when needed to keep you challenged as you progress. This course is a suggested minimum for confident water persons who want to become an independent kiteboarder and intend to buy their own gear. This course can also be upgraded to any of our longer courses. *Senior kiteboarding instructors available by request for an additional $10/hr (add $90.00). Click on the book online button to see more prices, options, & availability.

 

 

 

Kiteboarding 5-Day Course
$1150.00 (+ Tax)


This 5-lesson course includes 15 hours of kiteboarding instruction spread over five days. This is the best course for most people entering the sport. This kiteboarding course is a popular discounted package. This course gives you a great start in the sport of kiteboarding. In the industry, this is considered to be the minimum level of training for those who want to practice kiteboarding safely on their own equipment. This course covers; Intro to the sport, gear selection, set-up & adjusting the gear for the different conditions, safe launching, assisted launching, self-launching, body drags, board recoveries, water-starts, water re-launching, and board riding. You learn how to navigate around moving & fixed objects, and learn the right of way rules of the road. We ensure that you have a solid understanding of essential safety protocols, self-rescue procedures, and know how to use all of your safety systems. We provide a complete range of kiteboarding equipment including all the necessary safety gear, boards, and kites. No previous watersports training required. All participants must be able to swim. Only proper training from a skilled and certified instructor will ensure that you have the knowledge and skills to operate the kiteboarding equipment safely without unnecessary risk. Students with previous watersports experience or board-riding skills will be able to integrate their skills. Because this entire course will be tailored to each individual student’s experience and ability. *Senior instructors available by request. Click on the book online button to see more prices, options, & availability.

 

Kiteboarding 10-Day Course
$2250.00 (+ Tax)


This 10-lesson course includes 30 hours of kiteboarding instruction spread over ten days. This is a comprehensive kite course. This course will gives you a solid foundation in the sport of kiteboarding. This course is the best way to get into kiteboarding, and covers all the basic skills covered in the “Classic” 5day course plus a deeper level of theory and more time to work on skills mastery, and kiting in a variety of conditions. This kiteboarding course includes: equipment handling, kite-control skills, launching and landing techniques, safety systems, and ride-safe protocols. Students then progress from short rides to upwind riding, jibing, and jumping. The increased ride-time enables the student to hone their skills with constant feedback from the instructors, creating the most rapid progression possible. We can ride with you or caddy your equipment. In this course we can do a range of techniques, and utilize alternate launch sites and beach locations. This course is great for someone who wants to take the sport of kiteboarding home with them, to a location without kiteboarding schools or other assistance. We also recommend this course for local Maui residents who are committed to enter the sport safely and competently and want to be a responsible member of our kiteboarding community. The hours in this course can be spread out to suit your work or vacation schedule. *Senior instructors available by request. Click on the book online button to see more prices, options, & availability.