FAQs

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Is kitesurfing hard to learn?

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Not necessarily. Like skiing, technique is a lot more important that brute strength. Most students are successful if they’re dedicated and committed. It’s no different than learning any other skill in life. Time and commitment.

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Will my windsurfing or surfing skills help me learn kitesurfing?

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Yes, a little.  Any board sports will help you with board control.  However, about 90% of the learning is handling the kite, so using a trainer kite can get your skills up quicker.

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How much does it cost to buy the gear?

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You can buy a complete set of secondhand gear (board, kite + bar, harness+surfsuit), depending on condition, anywhere from 5000dkk to 10000dkk.  Price ranges for new gear are:  Kite: 8000dkk to 14000dkk, Board: 3000dkk to 5000dkk, Harness: 800dkk to 2000dkk.Please note that if you are buying a second hand kite, make sure that the kite you are buying is less than 4 years old.  Every year there are improvements in the safety of kites - by buying a relatively recent kite you will keep yourself safe.  Never be tempted into buying a cheap old kite if you are a beginner - they are cheap for a reason and can be very dangerous.

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Where do the lessons happen?

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It depends on the wind direction. We can decide where to go approximatively two days in advance depending on the weather-forecasts.

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Where do we meet on the day of the lesson?

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Check the icon on the spots map. This is where we park.

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What are your hours?

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Mostly weekends and afternoons.

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What if the conditions aren’t suitable on the day of my lesson?

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I will contact you as soon as possible if the conditions are forecast to be unsuitable and re-schedule the lesson for a later date.

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What happens if the wind stops blowing during a lesson?

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We'll wait. If it doesn't get better, your lesson will be rescheduled. There will be no charge.

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Is kitesurfing dangerous, will I be blown away?

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Thanks to massive design improvements of the kites in last couple of years, the sport has become much safer. I only use the latest and safest equipment, all of which have ‘let-go’ safety systems that kill 100% of the power of the kite on demand. The youtube videos you may have seen are probably from a long time ago.

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Are all instructors insured and qualified?

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I don't know about them, but I am!

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How long does it take to learn to kitesurf?

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Everybody learns the sports at different rates, but we generally find that a few days is enough time to get the basics to continue comfortably practising. Riding confidently back and forth takes a little more time, but comes quickly over your next 2 or 3 sessions and then progression is very fast.

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I’m 60 years old, can I still learn?

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Look at Barack Obama! Yes you can! It will take a bit longer but you'll manage...

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What is the right age to start ?

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You must only weight over 40kg 🙂

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What do I need to bring?

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Everything is supplied for the kite courses; all students are given wetsuits, buoyancy aids, harnesses and helmet as well as the kitesurfing equipment but please bring some warm clothes as it’s almost always windy and can be cool even on a sunny day. Also sun cream, sunglasses (cheap ones!) and a towel plus and food, drink or snacks you may want. Bring clothes you don’t mind getting a little sandy.

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Is the gear included with the lesson price?

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Yes, I provide everything that you will need to learn. In addition I provide wet-suit, booties, harness, helmet and a flotation vest.

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Do you offer gift vouchers?

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Yes, I offer gift vouchers for all the courses I run. See the link.

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Do you offer any discounts?

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I offer 15% discount for weekdays. Students are offered a 15% discount all year long. Finally you get 15 % discount during the low season (1/10-1/5).

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What is the cancellation policy?

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See the terms and conditions