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Caribbean Kite Cruise’s kiteboarding charters include more than just kiting, and they are also about experiencing a new way of life. All the ingredients for a perfect kite vacation have been carefully selected to offer you the holiday of a lifetime. The Grenadines offer the best all-round kite conditions of any region in the Caribbean. Discover mind blowing kite spots that are only accessible by a specialized catamaran charters!
On this surf camp, you will be provided six nights of accommodation in a modern catamaran. Carribean Kite Cruise is the official “North Kiteboarding Catamaran”, so you do not have to worry about who you are dealing with. Expect the same quality from cruises as you would from the world’s leading kite brand. A wide selection of the latest test boards and kites are available on board for guests to try out. You can choose from a shared double cabin, exclusive double cabin, or private charter.
With a modern catamaran, you no longer have to be a salty seadog to go on a sailing holiday. Stable, spacious, and loaded with creature comforts, you may feel more relaxed than in your own home.
The new 46-feet “Leopard” catamaran offers accommodation in four double cabins, each with a queen-sized bed, air-conditioning, and private bathrooms. The catamaran layout has been designed to maximize comfort and privacy.
All of Carribean Kite Cruises’ catamarans are privately owned and have been individually customized to cater for kiteboarding charters. To guarantee maximum comfort, they only offer kite cruises on catamarans over 45 feet.
From the comfort of a modern catamaran, get away from the crowds and join Caribbean Kite Cruise for the experience of a lifetime. Their trips follow the wind and take you on an unforgettable journey through the best kite spots in the Caribbean.
Explore the islands, experience vibrant local cultures, and simply enjoy being pampered by a professional crew. The crew are available throughout your trip to give tips and advice on how to improve your skills.
This adventure includes more than just kiting. It is also about experiencing a new way of life. Wake up inside a turquoise lagoon and start the day with a dip in the water whilst breakfast is prepared by the crew. Each day brings a new adventure, whether it be discovering a new island, learning a new trick, or catching fish for the evening meal.
Private trips are recommended for groups of four to eight guests and are tailor made to suit your own requirements. Some itineraries are geared for kitesurf addicts whilst others cater for families or beginners with more of an emphasis on cultural visits. For individuals and smaller groups, Carribean Kite Cruise also organize trips by the cabin. With kiteboarding as everyone’s common interest, these trips are a huge success.
Carribean Kite Cruise is proud to offer a fully equipped, IKO recognized kite school on board. With the latest North Kite gear and a personal instructor, you can quickly improve your level during your stay. Lessons take place in open areas with a safety boat providing close supervision.
Nothing is more important than constant wind. From November through to July, the ancient trade winds blow 15-20 knots 80% of the time. The sea is crystal clear and warm all year round. No wetsuits needed. Skies are always blue and rain is minimal. Kite spots are mostly uncrowded and the variety of conditions is huge. Each day, you can visit a different island and choose between waves, lagoons, mirror flat freestyle, downwinders, or inter island crossings.
As there are few flights direct to the Grenadines, you will generally start the trips from one of the larger neighboring islands. The journey to reach the Grenadines is an adventure in itself as you sail past the spectacular coastlines of St. Vincent and St. Lucia.
The first of the Grenadines is the stunning island of Bequai. Although there is no kiting here, it is well worth stopping off to have a quick look around whilst the captain clears immigration. From here, the trip consists of hopping from island to island and discovering the multitude of kite spots on offer. Each place has its own charm and everyone finds their favorite “Grenadine”.
If you prefer to leave your gear at home, Caribbean Kite Cruise offers gear and other equipment rental for an additional cost.
Lessons can either be taken by the hour or booked as a complete course for the duration of the trip. Carribean Kite Cruise offers both private or shared lessons which can be taken at your own pace depending on your physical ability. Lessons are compulsory until you are riding upwind and able to recuperate your own board.
If you have not kited for a while or feeling a little rusty, many guests greatly benefit from a one-hour private lesson at the start of the trip to get them back to speed. Loose those bad habits right from the start so you can make the most of your time on the water. Once you are riding with confidence, coaching is available throughout the trip free of charge. Just ask the captain.
Use your vacation to progress to the next level. Whatever your level, the skipper is at hand to answer your questions and analyze technical problems. Advanced coaching and demonstrations are provided free of charge throughout the trip. To assure your safety, a rescue boat is always close to hand.
This surf camp will take place in Grenadines. The Grenadines are by far one of the most popular destinations for kitesurfing as they offer the largest variety of kite spots and the best wind statistics.
The Grenadines are the southernmost islands of the Caribbean and are surrounded by reefs, crystal waters, and white sand beaches. The colors here are incredible and the inhabitants easily transmit their laid back friendly vibe. The choice of kite spots is huge with conditions ranging from ultra flat lagoons to offshore outer reefs. Some islands have small villages with rustic bars, markets, and restaurants whilst other islands are uninhabited and classed as national parks.
The surf camp package includes three gourmet made meals prepared each day by the chef. Carribean Kite Cruise pride themselves in offering a high standard of cuisine using only the best local ingredients.
For private boat reservations, they also offer self-catering trips where guests cook their own meals. Groceries can be purchased before departure and the ship's galley is at your disposal.
Aside from kitesurfing the catamaran acts as a platform to host a variety of other activities.
For beginner, you may take one-hour private lesson or shared lesson by two persons. For intermediate package, there is eight hours of semi-private or five hours of private lesson with unlimited kite rental and supervision and rescue included.
The anchorages that you will visit are all protected from the ocean swells, and the beach is usually within comfortable swimming distance. The crew is always at hand to help you ashore in the auxiliary tender. It is often possible to launch your kite directly from the catamaran.
At the end of the day, it's a great time to go ashore and visit the local villages. Most destinations offer a wide selection of watering holes for the thirsty kiter and a variety of restaurants specializing in local cuisine. Evenings on the boat are spent relaxing over a few beers whilst the crew prepares the barbecue. Discuss the day's events, play your music over the boats music system, or twist the skipper's arm to get out his guitar.
The islands offer great opportunities to go hiking in the tropical hills, visit sets from “Pirates of the Caribbean”, or absorb the local atmosphere in the colorful markets.
Fishing is a part of everyday life and whenever you sail, there is always a line out. No trip goes without its share of fresh tuna, dorado, or barracuda.
A paddleboard is available to explore the lagoons and reefs around the anchorage. Some anchorages also offer opportunities to SUP surf.
You cannot visit the Caribbean without going snorkeling. The colorful reefs are full of marine life and easily accessible for everyone to enjoy. One of the highlights is the Tobago Cays marine park where you can swim with rays and turtles in their stunning natural environment. There is no need to bring your own gear, masks and fins are available on all boats.
You do not have to be a sailing fanatic to enjoy island hopping on a catamaran. Under sail, the boat is very stable and you will have the freedom to move around the vessel. Sunbathe on the trampolene, relax in the cockpit, or try your luck at fishing. You are also welcome to participate in sailing the boat.
By the end of the trip you should be able to lift anchor, hoist the sails, and take the helm by yourself. With a little help from the skipper, learn to hoist the sails, lift the anchor, and sail away.
At the end of the day, it is a great time to go ashore and visit the local villages. Most destinations offer a wide selection of watering holes for the thirsty kiter and a variety of restaurants specializing in local cuisine.
Please book your flight to arrive at George F. L. Charles Airport (SLU) or Hewanorra International Airport (UVF) in St. Lucia. Alternatively, you may also arrive at Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport (FDF).
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