Kiteboarding lessons are available all over the state of Florida. These lessons are necessary to ensure the safety of everyone involved in this extreme water sport. Finding an establishment that offers these lessons is easy in most areas of Florida, especially if the state is divided into different areas, such as southeast, northeast, southwest and northwest.
Southeast Florida is the area from Ft. Pierce south to the Dry Tortugas and includes Jupiter, Delray, Ft. Lauderdale, Miami and the Florida Keys. Skybanditz and Miami Kiteboarding are two establishments located in this area that offer wakeboarding lessons. Skybanditz, located in Crandon Park, Key Biscayne, Florida, offers beginners, intermediate and advanced lessons as well as private lessons. For more information, call 786-290-4585 or visit www.skybanditz.com. Miami Kiteboarding, located in Miami Florida, offers private lessons that can range in duration from 3 hours to 15 hours and include any necessary equipment, boat support and a private instructor. For more information, call 305-345-9974 or visit www.miamikiteboarding.com.
Northeast Florida is the area from Ft. Pierce north to the Georgia state line and includes Sebastian, Melbourne, Cocoa Beach, Daytona Beach, St. Augustine and Jacksonville. Extreme Kite Shop, All Wet Sports and 321 Kiteboarding are establishments in this area of Florida that offer wakeboarding lessons. Extreme Kite Shop, located at 3930 A1A South, St. Augustine Beach, offers introductory lessons as well as private lessons. For more information, call 904-461-9415 or visit www.oceanextremesports.com. All Wet Sport is located at 3505 Southside Blvd. #6, Jacksonville, Florida. For more information on this establishment, call 904-646-9887. 321 Kiteboarding is located in Melbourne, Brevard County Florida and can be reached at 321-684-4105.
Southwest Florida is the area south of Tampa to Flamingo on Florida Bay and includes Sarasota, Ft. Myers, Naples and Marco Island. Two establishments that offer lessons in this area are Island Style Wind and Watersport and Ace Performers. Island Wind and Watersport is located at 2433 N. Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, Florida. For more information, call 941-954-1009. Ace Performers, located at 16842 McGregor Blvd, Ft. Myers, Florida, offers beginner and private lessons. For more information, call 239-489-3513 or visit www.aceperformer.com.
Northwest Florida is the area from Tampa Bay through the Panhandle of Florida and includes St. Pete, Apalachicola, Panama City, Destin and Pensacola. Kiteboarders in this area can take lessons at Liquid Surf and Sail, Sea-n-Sky and Emerald Coast Kiteboarding. Liquid Surf and Sail, located at 170 Miracle Strip Parkway S.E., Ft. Walton Beach, offers semi private and private lessons. For more information, call 888-818-9283 or visit www.liquidsurfandsail.com. Sean-n-Sky, located at 98 Miracle Strip Parkway, Suite 108, offers a free introduction lesson as well as other lessons. For more information, call 850-598-3735 or visit www.sea-n-sky.com. Emerald Coast Kiteboarding, located at 4823 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, offers its kiteboarding lessons in two sections as well as advanced private lessons. For more information, call 850-235-2444 or visit www.emeraldcoastkiteboarding.com.
With the increased interest in this extreme watersport, there are more and more opportunities for someone interested in this sport to get the proper training they need.