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4 Days Kite Surf Camp in Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic

Guided Surf Camp in Dominican Republic

Instruction in English
Breakfast included

Would you like to discover a new sensation and develop a new sill? Or do you want to fly and flow with the breeze? If you are eager for a new thrill, this surf camp is for you. From the theory to kite control, body drag, and finally a water start, Las Terrenas KiteSurf team will follow and coach you in your progress. Anyone can reach this dream sport, you just need to be confident in the water. At the end of the program, you will receive a certification card and validation of your level. Come and learn kitesurf safely with the IKO-certified instructors!

Meet the instructors

Yannick Rafael Marcos
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Highlights

  • 12-hour kite course
  • Quality kitesurf equipment
  • Well-oriented winds for kitesurfing
  • IKO-certified instructors
  • 3 nights’ lodging
  • Breakfasts

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3 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
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Accommodation

You will be accommodated in a room for two persons at Portillo Kite Hut.

Program

Lessons

This surf camp includes 12-hour kitesurf course with equipment. A 12-hour class is the average duration to become a good kitesurfer. With a 12-hour class, you should be able to kitesurf on your own because you will learn the basics, the theory, and some practice.

First lesson: discovering

In the first lesson, there will be a kitesurf introduction with an instructor. You will learn how to handle the sail and body drag on a small sail.

Second lesson: body drag

It includes handling of the sail into the water and power control (first together, then alone).

Third lesson: water start

You will body drag along with a large sail then kitesurf with the board. It is the beginning with the board, water start, and first round trip.

Improvement

The improvement session includes first jump and first freestyle.

The equipment

Regarding the material, Las Terrenas KiteSurf works with the Starkite brand for begginers and classes. Las Terrenas KiteSurf also has a partnership with the French company F-ONE specializing in the production and distribution of kitesurfing, stand up paddling, and foil equipment. Las Terrenas KiteSurf renews its equipment each year to provide quality courses. The equipment used is appropriate to the level of the students and allows a safe progression. They use Starkites sails 2016 and 2017 models.

The team

IKO Kitesurf graduated since 2007, Las Terrenas KiteSurf trained their own team of young Dominicans. Las Terrenas KiteSurf is affiliated IKO (International Kiteboarding Organization) and deliver the courses according to their courses.

Instructors

Yannick Rafael Marcos Bataller
Yannick and the locally recruited staff will be able to guide you during your kitesurf learning.

Location

The school is located in the Samana Peninsula, in the northeast of the Dominican Republic. The location of the beaches and the weather conditions allow you to practice kitesurfing from December to September with regular and well-oriented winds, thanks to the permanent trade winds. These spots are perfect to begin or improve your level. Courses are given on the Portillo beach, located at 3 kilometers from the club. Moreover, the spot is a semiclosed lagoon which is ideal to start or improve your level.

Dominican Republic is a kitesurfing country. This young up-and-coming sport accessible to all found it here its top destination. It is an excellent spot where the kitesurf is practiced all year long, meeting every condition of practice, and the real professionals in terms of equipment, tutoring, and apprenticeship. The climate, winds, big sandy beaches, and sea make the Dominican coast the ideal place for the practice of this sport.

Food

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • 12-hour kite course
  • Kitesurf equipment
  • 3 nights’ accommodation
  • Breakfasts

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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