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Freestyle, Wave-riding, Free ride, Wake-style with a Kicker..

Take your pick, we have it all. If you have no clue what this is about come and find out!

Often voted one of the best beaches in the World – Diani Beach on the south coast of Kenya has the perfect conditions:  consistent side-shore breezes, wide sandy beaches for hassle-free launching and landing, warm water and a choice of flat water in the lagoon or waves out on the reef.  Throwing down the latest freestyle moves or more inclined to the stapless surfboard – you can do it all in the same day!

Our IKO-certified kite instructors can teach you the basics, or can help you boost massive airs and ride the reef break.

East Africa’s first dedicated IKO kite school, located on Diani Beach and Galu Beach, is loaded with the latest Naish equipment and has a safety boat on site.  We provide courses for absolute beginners to advanced lessons with video support.  Gear rentals are possible and come with support such as supervision while kiting, assistance with launching, landing, rigging, and de-rigging the kite.

Stay in one of the bungalows or chalets onsite and just crawl out of bed onto your board!

IKO Standards

All courses are taught by IKO certified instructors following IKO course guidelines and safety standards. IKO certificates are issued on successful completion of the course.  The spacious, uncrowded beach and flat warm water area will get you from basic kite handling to riding on the board in no time!  Standard beginner courses normally run for 3 Days for 2.5h-3h a day in which we will get you working with the board.  After you have successfully completed your lessons you will have the opportunity to rent gear and practice more under supervision in your own time.

Adventures for advanced riders

H2O Extreme offers a range of kitesurf trips so you can see varied spots along the South coast.  Kite guided 5 km downwind sessions with free advice & tuition to see spots such as the “River Mouth”.  That’s only the local trips, if you want to go for the real road-trip vibe Jamie and Rick will take you on a kite safari along the coast custom tailored to your desires .. Check out H2O Advent

WINDSURF

The light morning breezes and sheltered lagoons which are ideal for your first crack at this great sport.  In the afternoon the wind will pick up so the flat water inside the reef provides the ideal playground for the more experienced rider to just blast around or perfect those carve jibes.  If your looking for a little action head out to the reef with those world class waves breaking just a tack away from the flat water. Ideal for all levels – no question. Bring your sunnies – leave your wetsuits at home.

Courses and Equipment rentals

Our courses are designed to match the RYA Windsurfing Levels 1-5.  We provide courses for absolute beginners to advanced levels with safety boat support.  The perfect conditions provided for beginners in a wide space of sheltered, flat water inside the reef will ensure quick progress!

For intermediate to advanced sailors Diani offers great versatile conditions from flatwater in the lagoon to down-the-line wave riding on the reef.

With the most advanced equipment on the East African coast our windsurf school is loaded with current year Naish equipment.  For able riders we provide rentals with a wide selection of sails and boards such as Kailuas, Titans/Icons and Vector boards with Evolution, Sprint and Boxer sails rigged on Naish RDM booms and Naish carbon masts.

ure in the ‘Friends’ section for details.

WIND CONDITIONS
Diani Beach forecast – WindGURU – WindFinder

Generally Speaking

The Kaskazi (northerly) trade winds provide reliable conditions from mid December through to the start of March.  It blows 10 knots in the morning providing perfect conditions for beginners and by early afternoon you are just about guaranteed 16-22 knots of warm, side-shore wind.  So you can get out on the water and play till you drop!

The Kuzi (southerly) trade winds blow from June to September blowing side to side-onshore 15-30 knots.  The stronger winds generally bring some decent swell with them producing 3ft – 9ft waves on the reef.  You will still find flat water conditions inside the reef so you have a variety of riding conditions to choose from.  The water is slightly colder at this time of year (24/27°C) but the strong winds make this an excellent time to come.  Still no need for wetsuits, though a rash-vest is a good idea to keep the sun off!

PRICES;

Beginner  Level 1

Flying lessons

Safety, theory, kite preparation, launching, flying the kite on land.

2.5 – 3 hours € 100.00

Beginner  Level 2

 

Get in the water

Water launching, self launch, body dragging, board control, tacking, self rescue.

2.5 – 3 hours € 100.00

Beginner  Level 3

Progression

Really getting going, staying upwind, becoming independent, working the kite.

2.5 – 3 hours € 100.00

Advanced

Stay upwind and start Boosting air

Safety review and then clinic dealing with – upwind technique, gybing, jumping, speed, working the kite. (Video supported)

2 hours €95.00

Expert kite clinic

Rotations, big air, waves (riding and jumping), competition techniques

Clinic dealing with – Toeside riding, Technical jumps such as rotations (forward, back, 360s – 1080s), raileys, deadman, aerial gybe, board-off maneuvers.

2 hours € 95.00

Strapless wave riding clinic

Learn to surf the waves strapless

You will learn how to surf the waves on a regular surf board with no straps.

2 hours € 95.00

2.KITE SURFING RENTALS

Price list
All prices are in Euros
Rental  Price
1 hour private lesson includes equipment & instructor      60.00
1 hour rental includes equipment & supervisio                    40.00
2 hour rental          “                “                “                                    65.00
4 hour rental          “                “                “                                    122.00
6 hour rental          “                “                 “                                   140.00
10 hour rental        “              “                 “                                     195.00
16 hour rental        “             “                 “                                      255.00
½ day rental full set up                                                                80.00
1 day rental full set up                                                                   100.00
1 week rental full set up                                                                425.00

Notes

Option to change boards and kites (subject to availability)
Rental of board only or kite only at 85% of prices listed
Rentals payable in advance. Refunds/Credit notes (i.e in case of no wind) only at discretion of management.
Excludes comprehensive insurance.

*We accept cash payments only in the following currencies:
US dollars, Euros, and Kenya Shillings.
*Daily bank rates are used for exchange rates, and not the hotel exchange rates.

3.WIND SURFING COURSES

Price List.

*All prices are in Euros*

Level 1 – Learn to Windsurf

This will take you from complete beginner, enabling you to sail to where you want to go to and to sail back to where you started from

Theory of windsurfing and the wind.  Safety briefing.  Carrying the board and rig separately. Uphaling the sail and balance on the board.  Sailing across the wind; upwind and downwind;Basic tacking and gybing.

6 hours PRICE 135.00

Level 1 – 1 Hour Session

One hour sessions enable you to fit in windsurfing with other activities whether you’re starting from scratch or building confidence.

One on One sessions with an instructor (where available).

1 hour. 30.00

Level 2 – Improving Techniques

 

New techniques such as the beachstart and introduction to the harness you will be geared up and ready for the excitement of higher winds covered in level 3.

Introduction to the beach start. Improved stance on all points of       sailing; basic harness technique; using the daggerboard (where applicable). Improved tacking and gybing. Theory.

6 hours 135.00

Level 2 – 1 Hour Session 1-on-1

One hour sessions enable you to fit in windsurfing with other activities and short sessions mean you don’t get tired.

One on One sessions with an instructor (where available).

1 hour 30.00

Supervised Windsurfing

we offer the opportunity to use our equipment to practise your newly learned skills under our safety umbrella.

Sailing on your own, supervised by an instructor who can offer tips and advice when necessary.

1 hour 30.00

Level 3 – Introduction to Planing

This is where harness and footstrap techniques, combined with improved stance will get the board planing and give you the exhilaration of speed.

This is where harness and footstrap techniques, combined with improved stance will get the board planing and give you the exhilaration of speed.

6 hours 135.00

 

10% reduction for residents

10% reduction if using own equipment

4. WINDSURFING

Price List.
*All prices are in Euros*
Rentals  Price
1 hour rental includes full set up                25.00
2 hour rental                  “                   35.00
5 hour  rental                 “                                   85.00
10 hour rental                “                                  165.00
15 hour rental                “                   225.00
20 hour rental                “                                  285.00
½ day rental                    “                                50.00
1 day rental                     “                                  85.00
2 day rental                     “                                  135.00
1 week rental                  “                                  370.00

Notes

Option to change boards and rigs (subject to availability)
Rental of board only or rig only at 75% of prices listed
Rentals payable in advance. Refunds/Credit notes (i.e in case of no wind) only at discretion of management.
*We accept cash payments only in the following currencies:
US dollars, Euros, and Kenya Shillings.
*Daily bank rates are used for exchange rates, and not the hotel exchange rates.

5.SUP (STAND UP PADDLE SURFING)

The latest trend in water sports has arrived in East Africa!

Started by the ancient Hawaiians for a means of fishing, it was the birth of wave surfing!

Now it is back as the latest trendiest water sport. Very easy to learn for persons of all ages, and a great way to keep fit!

Price List.

*All prices are in Euros*

Lessons:

1 hour private lesson                      includes equipment & instructor                     40.00

2 hour private lesson                     includes equipment & instructor                      75.00

1/2 Day rental                                                        ”                  ”                                       25.00

1 Day rental                                                            ”                  ”                                      45.00

3 Day rental                                                            ”                  ”                                       125.00

Rentals payable in advance. Refunds/Credit notes only at discretion of management.
Excludes comprehensive insurance.

We accept cash payments only in the following currencies:

US dollars, Euros, and Kenya Shillings.

*Daily bank rates are used for exchange rates, and not the hotel exchange rates….

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