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Feb 9, 2010

I apologize in advance to any schools not on the list as of yet!

Help us compile as complete a list as possible of windsurfing schools around the world. If you have a teaching program or know of a windsurfing school that is NOT already on this list then let us know at info@windsport.com.

We have launched this page with the North American schools that have contacted us...we will add schools from around the world so please let us know where you are!

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Location School Name Description Contact Info
CLINIC TOURS      
All USA tour & Bonaire/Aruba ABK Boardsports ABK does weekend 3 to 5-day clinics at many locations around the US and also in Bonaire and Aruba. They have been around for more than 25-years. Owner and head instructor Andy Brandt is the instructional editor of Windsport Magazine.

Web: abkboardsports.com

Contact form: CLICK here!

       
U.S.A.      
CALIFORNIA      
Los Angeles /Orange County area
Clew First Windsurfing Beginner to freestyle lesson at Alamitos Bay, Long Beach, California.

Web: clewfirst.com

Send us an e-mail or call (714) 943-7840

Los Angeles /Orange County area Captain Kirk's Teaches all levels of lessons with locations in San Pedro and La Ventana, Baja. Web: captainkirks.com
Los Angeles /Orange County area Long Beach Windsurf Center Call to arrange a group or private windsurfing lesson!

Web: windsurfcenter.com

3850 E OCEAN BOULEVARD,           LONG BEACH, CA 90803

(562) 433-1014

San Francisco Bay area Boardsports School & Shop In 2006 Jane and Rebecca bought the school from the original "Boardsports". In 2007 they expanded to a 2nd San Mateo location, the former home of ASD Windsurfing. They offer all levels of windsurfing lessons, plus rentals and retail gear. The goal is to help everyone get out on the water more and have a blast! Crown Beach, Alameda CA
415.385.1224
info@BoardsportsSchool.com
www.BoardsportsSchool.com
San Francisco Bay area Boardsports School & Shop

(see above Boardsports School & Shop)

Coyote Point Park, San Mateo
415.385.1224
info@BoardsportsSchool.com
www.BoardsportsSchool.com
San Francisco Bay area Boardsports School & Shop (see above Boardsports School & Shop) 1200 Clay Street, #8
San Francisco, CA 94108
415.385.1224
info@BoardsportsSchool.com
www.BoardsportsSchool.com
San Francisco & Rio Vista Delta Windsurf Company This full service shop offers lessons for all levels of ability. Their instructor is Jason Voss.

Web: deltawindsurf.com

E-mail: info@deltawindsurf.com

916-777-2299

San Francisco & Rio Vista JRV Windsurfing Instructor Jason Voss has been teaching windsurfing for over 15 years. From 1991 through 1998 he taught for ABK Sports Windsurfing Camps touring all over the country and Carribean teaching people of all skills. From their first day on the water to that next free-style trick.

Web: jrvwindsurfing.com

321-277-3211

       
       
COLORADO      
Denver Larson's Ski and Sport

Beginner lessons are offered on Saturdays and Sundays all summer long!  A two hour group lesson (no more than 6 students per instructor) is $50/person and includes all the equipment you need.

Web: larsonsport.com

4715 Kipling Street
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033-2816
(303) 423-0654

       
FLORIDA      
Central Florida (Cocoa Beach area) Banana River Windsurfing
The Banana River Resort has a long history as a windsurfing destination for beginners all the way to Olympic participants. After a few years hiatus, the resort has re-opened with Beth Winkler still retaining ownership and Dominique Vallee and Karen Marriott taking care of the details.

Web: bananariverwindsurfing.com

Contact Dominique Vallee at can370@hotmail.com or Karen Marriott at 720-219-9791 or karen@larsonsport.com

Central Florida (Cocoa Beach area) Calema Windsurfing We offer private and small group instruction year round at all levels. Our instructors are all US Sailing certified, headed by Tinho Dornellas, one of only two Master Instructors in the US. Instruction at Calema is not just “part” of what we do, it is the foundation. We guarantee your satisfaction.

Web: calema.com

Onsite at Kelly Park
2550 N. Banana River Drive
Merritt Island, FL 32952
321.453.3223

Florida North-west (the panhandle) Liquid Surf & Sail (Fort Walton Beach) Work with one of the most fun and experienced instructors in the country. We move at your pace! the perfect lesson for someone who loves to be the center of attention. Learn anything from the most basic turn to the most extreme wave or freestyle maneuver.

Web: liquidsurfandsail.com

info@liquidsurfandsail.com

888-818-9283

Miami Liquid Surf & Sail (Miami) (see description for Liquid Surf & Sail of Fort Walton Beach immediately above)

Web: liquidsurfandsail.com

info@liquidsurfandsail.com

888-818-9283

Miami Sailboards Miami Learn to Windsurf in Two Hours-Guaranteed! All ages, body sizes, strength, and swimming abilities welcomed. If you can ride a bicycle, you can windsurf! Our windsurfing school teaches the beginner lesson three times daily. Intermediate and advanced private  lessons and equipment rental  are also available.

Web: windsurfingmiami.com

Email Us

305.361.SAIL (7245)

Tampa Bay area North Beach Windsurfing North Beach Windsurfing School in Tampa Bay Florida provides Tampa Bay Windsurfing Lessons, Tampa Bay Windsurfing Instruction and Tampa Bay Windsurfing Rentals for beginners, intermediates, up to advanced Windsurfers. (Owned and operated by Britt Viehman)
www.nbwindsurfing.com
727.656.6569
britt@nbwindsurfing.com
Tampa Bay FL
       
HAWAII      
Maui HST Maui HST is Maui’s oldest and largest windsurfing school. HST’s quality instruction is taught by skilled sailors who communicate the latest teaching methods to you.

Web: hstwindsurfing.com

info@hstwindsurfing.com

1-800-YOU-JIBE (1-800-968-5423)

Maui Second Wind Maui We want to make sure that when you finally make it to windsurfer, surfer, and kiteboarder paradise, you don’t get stuck on a plateau. We can get you to the summit with your own personal instructor!Second Wind can handle all of your lesson and reservation needs with the very best schools on Maui.

Web: secondwindmaui.com

Maui Maui Windsurf Company Lessons for all levels of ability available.

Web:  mauiwindsurfcompany.com

 info@mauiwindsurfcompany.com

Phone: (808) 877-4816
Toll Free: (800) 872-0999

       
MARYLAND      
Washington/Baltimore area East of Maui - Annapolis

Windsurfing Lessons and Rentals Available!

Please call our Annapolis store for details at 410.573.9463. Visit www.ultimatewatersports.com for expert instruction located at the Gunpowder Falls State Park.

Website here!

2303 Forest Drive, Suite E
Annapolis, MD 21401

410.573.WIND (9463)

Essex & Chesapeake Bay area Ultimate Watersports  One of the oldest and largest nationally certified windsurfing schools in the US, Ultimate Watersports teaches hundreds of children and adults to windsurf each year.  Whether you are just learning  how to uphaul the sail on a windsurfer, or you are perfecting your water start, our expert instructors will help you master the skills YOU want to learn. Group and Private lessons are available 7 days a week. www.ultimatewatersports.com
       
MASSACHUSETTS       
Cape Cod Sailworld Cape Cod

We offer a 3 hour windsurfing program that includes all the gear and instruction you’ll need to get sailing. At the end of the lesson you will be able to confidently up-haul, sail away, turn around, steer and return to your starting point. 

Web: sailworld.com

E-mail: sailworld@sailworld.com

888-496-4696

       
NEW JERSEY      
 Atlantic City area
 Extreme Windsurfing
 Call for info on beginner and advanced lessons.

Web: extremewindsurfing.com

7079 Black Horse Pike
West Atlantic City, NJ 08232

Phone: 609-641-4445

North Jersey Shore Island Surf & Sail Our lessons program is nationally recognized. Beginner lessons are guaranteed to learn in four hours or less, and we offer a complete spectrum of advanced lessons. We know just about everything there is to know about windsurfing.

Web: islandsurf-sail.com

3304 LONG BEACH BLVD.
BRANT BEACH N.J. 08008

PHONE: 609 494-5553

       
NEW YORK
     
Long Island
Smithtown Recreation Dept.
The Smithtown Recreation Dept. is probably one of the least expensive, most hands on way for beginners to get involved with windsurfing on Long Island. The website doesn't have the 2010 schedule up, but windsurf will be a part of their offerings, as it has been for the last 30 years.
Smithtown Recreation website
       
NORTH CAROLINA      
Cape Hatteras Ocean Air Sports Within a few hours of major east coast metro areas, Hatteras offers miles of waist deep water and warm steady winds. Add these perfect conditions to our professional staff, waterfront location, and proven teaching methods, and you’ll see why there is no better place in the world to learn windsurfing.

Web: oceanairsports.com

Toll Free: (866) 995-6644
Local: (252) 995-5000

     
OREGON      
Hood River Big Winds Big Winds has the largest lesson and rental center in the Gorge. We have everything you need to get started with windsurfing, and can help you improve your current skills as well. We have a huge selection of high-performance rental and demo equipment, an outstanding Kids Camp, specialized women's clinics, and the most knowledgeable staff around

Web: bigwinds.com

E-mail: rental@bigwinds.com

888-509-4210

Hood River Brian's Windsurfing The Best Windsurfing on Earth nestled in the scenic Columbia River Gorge, is Brian's Windsurfing in Hood River, Oregon. We offer the best instruction in what is hands-down the windsurfing capital of the United States.

Web: brianswindsurfing.com

(541) 386-1423

Email: bws@gorge.net

Hood River Hood River Waterplay If you want to learn how to Windsurf you've come to the right school! All it takes is the desire to learn. We provide Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced lessons.

Web: hoodriverwaterplay.com

541-386-WIND (541-386-9463)

800-WND-SURF (800-963-7873)

Hood River Swiss Swell We offer exclusive private lessons for intermediate (waterstart, harness, straps) to advanced (freestyle, jumps, wave riding) windsurfer. We come with you to the appropriate windsurf spot. Learn it right and easy, at the right place with your personal trainer. Web: swiss-swell.com
       
       
TEXAS      
Corpus Christi Worldwinds Windsurfing "Shallow flat water, reliable wind, a dedicated and progressive lesson curriculum. These are all the needed ingredients to a perfect windsurfing classroom. Our three staff instructors  have years of international teaching experience and are among  the best in the business. At Worldwinds, we sucessfully teach  all levels of windsurfing - Beginner 101, harness, waterstarts,  jibes or learning to  loop. Come to Worldwinds and enhance your skills."

Web: worldwinds.net

Phone: 1.800.793.7471 or
361.949.7472

E-mail: Click Here

Dallas Mariner Sails Mariner Sails offers private on-the-water windsurfing lessons starting in late April or early May, depending on the water and air temperature. Sessions are approximately two hours long, and are typically held at either Lake Grapevine or Lake Ray Hubbard. Windsurfing equipment is provided.

www.mariner-sails.com

South Padre Island Windsurf Inc. Windsurf Inc. is located directly on the Laguna Madre Bay on South Padre Island, you can launch straight from the shop! Highly experienced instructors are available for beginning to advanced windsurfing lessons.

Web: windsurfinc.com

224 Carolyn St.
South Padre Island, TX 78597
ph: 956.761.1434
alt: 1-800-880-JIBE
info@windsurfinc.com

       
UTAH      
Salt Lake City Windsurf Utah Josh Shirley's operation in Salt Lake City, Utah teaches mainly a lot beginner lessons!   www.windsurfutah.com 
801 906-8396
       
VIRGINIA      
Tidewater area W.E.T. beginner events WET stands for the "Windsurfing Enthusiasts of Tidewater" and they run 2 events for 30+ beginner windsurfers each year around May and June. Check out their website for exact dates.  WET website
       
       
CANADA      
ONTARIO      
Northwest Ontario Windsurf Now   Web: windsurfnow.ca
Toronto Toronto Windsurfing Club   Website here!
       
QUEBEC      
All Quebec 30 Noeuds Call for information on lessons and clinics with instructor Robert Levasseur.

Web: 30noeuds.com

Call: 450-651-6465

Toll Free: 888-651-6465

All Quebec Au Vent Fou CLICK HERE to check out windsurfing schools located throughout Quebec courtesy of Au Vent Fou!

Web: auventfou.com

Call: 514-640-3001

Toll Free: 800-336-2126

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