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Saturday 27th May :

If there is one day to kite it is today! Glam set up with outgoing tide until 1400hrs & East wind swinging SE & around 20knots. Exmouth Seafront from 11am best for kitesurfing & windsurfing then afternoon will also work for bigger kites & boards/ hydrofoils. Worth a look at swimming area for those arriving later, will be gusty but wind should stay today. It is great for learning to kitesurf -off Pole sands for most smooth wind & the bank should stay until 1600hrs.

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Learn to Kitesurf in Exmouth

Kitesurfing is one of the latest and most exciting watersports to hit the UK. Taking the best aspects of Surfing, Windsurfing and Wakeboarding and putting it into an adrenaline packed sport where you can ride big waves, jump really high, do low technical spins or just cruise.

Based In Exmouth, East Devon, Edge Watersports is fortunate to be able to use a safety boat to teach in some of the best kitesurfing locations in the UK. Exmouth Seafront and Exmouth Duck Pond provide perfect waist deep, flat water which is crowd free and kitesurf-able in any wind direction making the best teaching conditions possible. The team at Edge Watersports couldnt be more experienced at providing watersports tuition with owners Steph Bridge being 4 x kitesurfing World Champion and Eric Bridge being a BKSA Instructor trainer and both having run watersports lessons on the Exe since 1991.

Prices are per person based on a Semi-Private lesson (2:1 Student/Instructor ratio), over a 3 hour learning period including briefing & de-briefing.

1 DAY DISCOVERY Entry Level £160

Includes entry on the land with a 2 hour powerkite lesson followed by a 3 hour water lesson. If you have not flown a kite much or a bit rusty then this gives you the skills on the land before heading onto the water to put the kite skills into practice. This is the day that 'Guy Martin / Graham Bell /Jodie Kidd have all been to Edge to embrace & gone away 'Wanting More!!! The water session includes kite set up, Body Dragging & generating power, one handed flying & deep water pack down. Most people follow this day with 3 or 4 water sessions (see below)

The discovery day includes a 2 hour intro to powerkite land based kite flying followed by lunch & a 3 hour intro to kitesurifng. Lessons are based on a 2:1 ratio & include all the equipment taht you need for learning.

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FURTHER WATER LESSONS Entry Level £130

These 3 hour sessions give you a chance to move through the British Kitesports 'Learn to Kitesurf scheme & includes water re-launch, Board Starts, riding along, Turning, Deep water practice, advanced Deepwater body Dragging and theory sessions to back up the knowledge on Tides, Weather, Site Assessment & Safety. The chance to progress at your own rate during our semi-private Teaching sessions with big wide boards & a huge range of the latest kites from NorthKiteboarding. Every person learns at a different rate & these sessions are designed to give you the practical skills needed to be an independent kitesurfer & have covered British Kitesports Level 2 parts 3 &4

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CATCH UP SESSIONS Entry Level £130

These 3 hour sessions are confidence builders & specifc skill development. If you have just bought your own equipment or new to the area needing a refresher following the winter break. Many will use this lesson to gain knowledge of Exmouth Duck Pond or kitesurf Off Exmouth Seafront in deep water with the comfort of the rescue boat on hand. Maybe you want to know how to self launch/Land and re-visit a deep water pack down, do not underestimate the importance of this training session whatever the wind.

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1:1 COACHING SESSION Intermediate £190

From Toe side riding to learning your first Mobe, these sessions are based on a 3 hour learning Period with video analysis and the chance to really Break some barriers. Using the huge experience of the Edge Team, these structured sessions are arranged around the best wind/ tidal state to embrace the learning curve. Whatever the skill you want to learn then either Morgan or a member of Team Bridge will make that next trick or skill possible.

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HYDROFOIL KITESURF COACHING Advanced £190

Pre- requirement: ride a surf board well & can turn a surf board in both directions

Lesson 1: How to carry foil, manourver in water, get off the beach, board start, recover foil, go along without getting up, Wipe out control

Lesson 2: Dolphin in the water, controlling the lift using front foot pressure, stance, feeling of flying

Lesson 3: Downwind, turning, controlling the power

Lesson 4: Going fast, Foiling Transitions

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YOUTH KITESURFING ACADEMY

With Youth kitesurfing now in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games its never been a better time to introduce more youngsters to this amazing sport of kitesurfing.

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Course Information
All the information you need to know before your course with us.

Events
We run several kitesurfing events throughout the year, click through to find out more

Other Activities
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Our Team
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Guide to Ride
Our guide to Kitesurfing spots in the Exmouth area.