Was a pleasure to have out Millicent Mckay form the Journal Pioneer to experience Kiteboarding on PEI for the first time! PEI is an amazing place to learn the sport especially for...
What You'll Learn over 2 days & 6 Hours of Instruction
On the first day of this course, you will learn how to steer a kite, how to combine steering with sheeting, how to perform the body movements for the water start, and proper equipment setup. This part of the course is completed on dry land. Next, you will learn how to perform power strokes to get just enough kite power, water re-launching techniques, body dragging, how to put on the kiteboard, and your first exciting starts on the board. This part of the course is completed in the water.
On the second day of this course, you will take all of your skills from day one and begin to put them together creating consistent water starts, and riding in both directions for longer lengths of distance. Also, the ability to stay upwind and perform small transitions is taught on the second day. This part of the course is completed in the water.
What Should You Bring?
- Sun Protection, sun screen and ball cap
- Water to stay hydrated,
- Cheap sunglasses, with a strap if possible
- Neoprene Shirt, gym shirt, something to protect from the wind.
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