Welcome to the first certifed Portuguese kite school

- Private school area ,with plain and no depth water, will making your learning progress faster and safer with.
- Jetski and motor boat always avaiable for help all the riders in spot.
- All the conditions to take a hot shower and wash the equipment
- Compressor to pump your kite

 School and instructors are certified by:
- International kitesurf Association ( IKO) SINCE 2001
- Federation Francaise de vol libre ( FFVL) SINCE 1999
- Portugues Sailing Federation ( FPV)

For us, safety is a priority

  • We don’t teach on land with a power kite
  • You will be always in water
  • The maximum amount of students per instructor is always 2
  • We have insurance throughout the instruction
  • We have all the necessary gear to teach safety kiteboarding (several size kites, boards, harness, life vests, helmets, etc).

 

 

 

Try our fantastic donwind

More than 40km in flat  water channels through the nature reserve

Prices and services

First  kitesurf experience
1 hour
Learn the basics of flying a small foil in land
and practice the skills required to start kitesurf lessons.
25€
 First Kitesurf experience +
inflatable kite in water 
Learn the basics of flying a small foil in land and fly a inflatable kite
in  water and try the first bodydrag ( 90 min)
60€ 
Single lesson with school equipment

All the levels - 2 hours 

80€
Single lesson with your onw equipment

All the levels - 2 hours

50€
8 hours PACK

 4 lessons with school equipment for a total of  8h of tuition.

* normaly, begginers  students go until waterstar  with this pack

250€
Private Lesson 

All the levels - 2 hours 

100€
8 hours private lesson PACK  4 lessons with school equipment for a total of  8h of tuition. 350€
4 extra hours pack  Exclusive for students that buy the 8 hours pack
and  want  more  lessons
100€ 
Hidrofoil lessons - 2 hours  All levels
* The school only provides the hidrofoil board.
 80€

Level 1A - Site Selection

  • Know safe wind directions and conditions for kiting
  • Know hazards on a spot
  • Set up a trainer kite
  • Know the use of safety systems
  • Carry and handle the kite properly

Level 1B - Basic Piloting

  • Have basic flying skills with trainer kite
  • Launch and land the trainer kite with an assistant
  • Twist and untwist the lines while flying the kite
  • Walk and change directions while flying the kite
  • Know the wind window

Level 1C - Control Systems

  • Set-up a 4/5 line kite with a full de-power system
  • Pre-flight check of equipment and settings
  • In flight check of equipment and settings
  • Pull quick release and activate leash
  • Understand and use the international communication signals
  • Launch and land the kite to an assistant and as an assistant (4/5-line de-power kite)

Level 1D - Power Control

  • Control the kite hooked into the harness
  • Understand the de-power system and can use the safety systems
  • Advanced flying skills with the de-power kite
  • Show full control of de-power systems in flight

Level 1E - Self Landing

  • Self land
  • Recover the bar and kite

Level 2F - Downwind Drag

  • Enter and exit the water independently and safely while controlling the kite
  • Water re-launch the kite
  • Body drag downwind
  • Maintain correct kite position in the wind window
  • Change direction to the left and right while body dragging
  • Self-rescue and full pack-down in deep water

Level 2G - Upwind Drag

  • Upwind body drag to recover board
  • Upwind body drag holding the board with one hand
  • Enter and exit at the same point while upwind body dragging

Level 2H - Steady Pull

  • Know the power stroke for a water start
  • Know the safety rules and theory for water start
  • Can put the board on the feet and maintain the correct position for water start

Level 2I - Waterstart

  • Water starts in both directions and ride a short distance
  • Come to a controlled stop
  • Understand weather forecast, tidal- and wind effects
  • Determine the wind strength, direction and quality
  • Know the right of way rules
  • Know equipment set up and choice according to the weather conditions

Independent - Kiteboarder Level 3

Level 3J - Edging

  • Control the riding speed by edging
  • Consistent riding in both directions

Level 3K - Upwind Riding

  • Consistent riding in all directions including upwind
  • Ride amongst other riders and water users and respect right of way rules

Level 3L - Turns

  • Change of direction without stopping
  • Make a toe side turn

Level 3M - Self Launch

  • Risk assessment and awareness of the riding area
  • Self launch

Level 3N - Basic Jump

  • Know the theory and the safety rules for jumping.
  • Land a basic jump