BKSA Kitesurfing Courses

Based at the water’s edge on the famous Sandbanks peninsula – one of the best locations in the country to try this new and exciting sport – The Watersports Academy is perfectly positioned for you to experience a wide range of kitesurfing courses.

Waist-deep waters and long sandy beaches make Poole Harbour the perfect place to learn, or improve, your kitesurfing skills with a variety of lessons ranging from private tuition to group courses.

All of our staff are BKSA and IKO qualified, with a total of 15 years’ teaching between them, and we use the latest in kitesurfing equipment – so you can be certain of getting the most from your lesson and an exciting yet safe experience.

Being the only kitesurfing school based on the beach and with our classroom overlooking the harbour, there really is no need to travel anywhere else. We provide all the equipment. All we ask you to bring is a towel, a swim suit – and lots of enthusiasm!

  • Kitesurfing in Poole Harbour

  • Day One

    The course starts at 09.30 and finishes at 17.00 This comprehensive course covers equipment setup, kite launching and landing, safety procedures and on water body dragging. The aim is to spend as much time on the water making you kite confident and preparing you to take the next step.

    Duration: 1 day Price – £100

  • Kitesurfing in Poole Harbour

  • Day Two

    Day Two will combine your kite skills with your newly learnt board skills and hopefully have you up and riding by the end of the day! This course is designed to ensure you are safe on the water and to give you the knowledge and the confidence to purchase some equipment allowing you to pursue this amazing sport. At the end of the two day course you will be issued with a certificate allowing you to come along to our rider sessions or hire equipment abroad.

    Duration: 1 day Price – £125

  • Kitesurfing in Poole Harbour

  • Day One and Two

    Two day combination of above courses.

    Duration: 2 days Price – £200

  • Private Kitesurf Lesson

    Duration: 3 hours Price – £125

    The quickest way to learn, one to one tuition is for all levels. Whether it’s your first time or you want to ‘ride up wind’ – these three hours will prove to be invaluable.

  • Beach Clinic

    Duration: 1 day Price – £125

    First time off the beach instruction.

  • Kitesurf Equipment Hire

    Duration: 3 hours Price – £50
    Duration: 6 hours Price – £85
    Terms and conditions apply.

  • Youth Kitesurfing Course

    Monday & Tuesday | 23rd & 24th October
    10am-2pm | 
    1 day £60pp | 2 days £100pp 

    1 or 2 day kite surfing course, designed for teens, taught by fun qualified instructors. The course is a combination of safety procedures, kite launching and landing, water body dragging and once these are perfected up on the board kite surfing. (12-16yrs)