WHY CHOOSE WATER DONKEY KITESURFING SCHOOL?
Learn kiteboarding at the best spot in Croatia. All summer steady thermal wind, warm water, one of the most beautiful surroundings.
In our school, everybody is equipped with helmets and safety systems on our kites. We teach with boats for maximum security and efficiency.
Almost flat water. Personal approach and our IKO (step-by-step) teaching model. Safe and fun experience. Start your kitesurfing career with confidence.
Courses in 6 languages
(EN, CZ, HR, SLO, PL, GER)
Lessons are run with radio helmets. Detailed video analysis and professional instructions. Constant boat assistance.
We teach with the latest 2019 OZONE equipment.
WATER DONKEY KITESURFING CENTER & WIND IN VIGANJ
WATER DONKEY KITESURFING CENTER is based in VIGANJ on PENINSULA PELJESAC one of the most windy and popular Kitesurfing destinations in CROATIA.
The wind in the channel between peninsula Peljesac and island of Korcula provides ideal conditions for Kitesurfing and for learning how to kitesurf.In the morning we have moderate JUGO wind from the left side which is perfect for first lessons with the kite. In the afternoon the wind turns and starts to blow from the right side. This wind is called »MAESTRAL« and is very constant with ideal strenght
(12 to 25kn) from about 2p.m. till sunset.
Learning how to kitesurf with us at WATER DONKEY center will be a real experience with lessons covering every detail of this incredible sport driven by nature
12 HOURS ADVANCE KITESURFING COURSE 300 eur
Advance kitesurfing course is designed for anyone that has some previous kitesurfing experience or has done a kitesurfing course in the past. Lessons are run with radio helmets so all you need to do is practice and listen to your experienced instructor guiding you. The course is done via a speedboat which constantly follows our students during the course.
You will learn how to ride independently and learn a few tricks like the first jump! Your IKO Instructor will show you how to ride upwind, turns, toe-side, attempt your first jump, and help you focus on advanced skills like controlling your speed by edging, changing direction without stopping, self-launching and self-landing safely.
As an independent rider, you’ll be able to ride on your own and rent equipment wherever you go.
Because of our teaching system very safe and suitable for children from 35kg up.
Any level( Adult and Children 35kg + )
12 hours (4-5 days )
GROUP RATIO ;
MAx 3 students on one instructor
Included in the price
PRIVATE KITESURFING LESSON 1 hour 55 eur
Speed up your progression with our private kitesurfing courses.Our private lessons will guarantee you maximum progression at any level
GROUP RATIO ;
One student to one instructor
Included in the price
What is Kiteboarding? How to learn?
Kiteboarding is a wind powered sport where you are pulled along the water by a kite on a board similar to a wakeboard.You experiance one of your most incredible adrenaline rushes and unforgettable memories.
Intro to IKO Kiteboarding lessons
FIRST LESSON (ON LAND)
In the first lesson you learn about, wind effects,wind window, equipment , and location selection criteria. By the end of the lesson, students will understand and demonstrate the proper way to handle and fly a trainer kite.
- Equipment set-up
- Safety systems
- Kite control/Wind theory
- Wind window
- Controling a trainer kite
- Terms used in kiteboarding
SECOND LESSON (ON WATER)
The next step picks up where the first lesson finished and gets you straight in the water. It starts with downwind body dragging(incredible fun) ,upwind body dragging (this is to teach you how to retrieve the board after a crash without a board leash).You learn how to body drag with one hand at this point,you release the bar in the water then retrieve the bar and re-launch the kite from the water.
• Water re-launching
• Body dragging down and up wind
• Powering and depowering the kite
• One-hand kite control
In this lesson you learn how to put the board on your feet, position yourself correctly and make the first power stroke which will get you standing on your board for the first time.At the end of your lesson you will learn how to correctly edge the board and how to ride upwind.You also recover the board and learn how to self rescue.
- Board placement
- Power strokes
- Riding with the board
AT THE END OF THE COURSE YOU GET CERTIFIED ACCORDING TO IKO STANDARDS AND LEVEL THAT YOU HAVE ACHIEVED.
CONGRATULATIONS, you are now a kitesurfer!