If you are serious about becoming a self-sufficient kiteboarder, this surf camp is for you. Kite Provo has built the entire kiteboarding scene in the Turks and Caicos. It has now become one of the most popular water sports for all ages in the Turks and Caicos. With consistent trade winds 10 months out of the year and shallow water, the learning conditions on Provo are nothing short of world class. The conditions itself are not enough. Combining this with the professional instructors from Kite Provo, you will have the best kiteboarding opportunity on the planet.
During the camp, you will stay at a beautiful home called Caribbean Breeze with an in-ground pool and tropical landscaping in a quiet safe Grace Bay private neighborhood which is located only minutes to the local restaurants, shopping, and entertainment. This is not a shared space and has its own private entrance. The interior is one bedroom with a full bath. The bathroom has double vanities and a shower. The kitchen is equipped with a fridge and all you need to cook at home. The windows along one side overlook the backyard. There is also a seating area serving as the living room and a spacious outdoor deck is also a great place for hanging out.
There are also new privacy fence, outdoor lights, tropical landscaping, and modern decorations. The swimming pool is shared with the other seven homes in the homeowners association. It is a lovely pool and very well maintained. It is very underutilized and there is almost no one in the neighborhood even use the pool so you would have the confidence to know you can use it and not be expecting others there very often at all.
At Kite Provo, they know that the instructor makes the difference. Kite Provo has assembled a team of not only top-level kiteboarders but instructors that match the philosophy of taking a personal interest in the success of each and every student. Kite Provo then trains them in the art of communication and how to change the teaching style to meet the learning style of the guests and new friends. Kite Provo will strive to constantly exceed your expectation and guarantee that you will also have a fantastic time. The surf lessons will be 10 hours, consisting of three hours on day one and day two and two hours on day three and day four.
The focus is on kite control. You will learn how to fly a power kite, perfect steering, understand the wind window, and basic control of the kite. You will also learn to set up your equipment. Part of being self-sufficient is knowing how to set up your gear safely and efficiently, including water relaunching the kite, sheeting combines with steering, and learn power strokes and how to create more of less power with the kite. Body surfing and water start without the board, then you will be putting on the kiteboard. Your first excitement starts on the board.
The focus is on perfecting the water starts in both directions. You will learn to get just enough kite power so you are not overpowered or underpowered by following the proven four-step method. You will focus more on the combination of sheeting and steering, higher levels of focusing on the kite and your board. You will learn more about board control and your awareness of going downwind and upwind.
The focus is on extending your rides in both directions, the longer the more exciting. This also means perfecting your ability to stop in control. You will be taught the proven method of stopping. You will also learn more advanced board skills and use kite placement and sheeting to control the kites power.
Today is about controlling your speed. You work on controlling your speed to be able to cruise at a consistent speed using the kite, board, and body movements. You also work more on your self-sufficient skills to show you more advanced ways to put on the board independently, stop under control, and anticipate your movements before they happen.
This surf camp is located in Grace Bay, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands. The Turks and Caicos is a small British Overseas Territory found between the Bahamas and the Dominican Republic. The country is made up of six main inhabited islands and many smaller islands and cays. Providenciales or Provo is 37.5 square miles making it the fourth largest in land mass and the northwesternmost island in the Turks and Caicos archipelago, by far the most populated, most developed and the center of tourism. The ambiance of the Turks and Caicos islands is laid back, friendly, and is the safest island in the Caribbean.