Why take Kiteboarding Lessons?
Hours of Operation:
2 p.m.–7 p.m.
Air Pirates Kiteboarding
Professional Air Sports Association
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by Taking Lessons from Air Pirates Kiteboarding
Find the proper equipment and receive professional kiteboarding lessons from Air Pirates Kiteboarding in Longview, Washington. Our company offers everything you need to be a professional kiteboarder, from the latest in kitesurfing kites to the best kiteboarding lessons. Call us to learn more about our products and services.
Jones beach is by far the most beginner friendly and best place to learn how to kiteboard in the entire Gorge!! Steady, reliable and predictable winds, tons of open sandy beach, shallow water and best of all No Crowds!! Get the best instruction and location right here!!
Why choose us over for your KITEBOARD LESSONS? Easy:
ONLY an hour from Portland Oregon and a 100 times more space!
We provide Helmets, Life jackets, Kites, Harness and boards
No crowds and less distractions
We have Warm Steady Trade Winds
Safe learning enviroment and conditions
Lessons offered year round
Only company within 200 miles to teach on the Coast
Enjoy Warmer Water
Even though we do teach kiteboard lessons in Hood River area from time to time, we recommend Jones Beach. Avoid the crowds learn in shallow water with 3/4 mile of wide open sandy beach all to yourself with steady winds. We can teach you and your family including kids and teenagers how to kiteboard in a fun and safe enviroment.
OUR MAIN LOCATION:
Jones Beach is in Oregon on Highway 30 between Astoria and Portland near a town called Clatskanie. It is 14 miles from Longview, WA and only an hour from Portland Oregon. Thats about the same amount of time it takes to drive to Hood River Oregon so Call (503) 791-7372 today and make an appointment.
Jones Beach Pics
The Water Basics are a general guide and can vary depending on the students skills and expierence. The 2 hours lesson time is the minimum and can run longer if you choose. There is a $50 Deposit to book a Water Lesson or you may pre-pay in advance. Click here to go to purchase page...
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Down Winder ride along and instruction: $70 hour 2hr min.
Ground School—2 Hours—LEVEL 0 Intro into Kiteboarding
$150 bring a friend $75 in Vancouver, Longview & Jones Beach areas
$200 bring a friend for $100 on Oregon Coast
Here is your chance to see if Kiteboarding is a sport you really want to do in a safe and fun enviroment. Learn the basics, how it works and fly a real true 2m inflatable kite just like the ones you see in the water but smaller. And all while your feet are safely planted on the ground. It is alot of fun so come try it today!!!
| • Basics of Kiteboarding
• Wind Theory and Wind Window
• Weather Conditions & Choosing a Kite Location
• Kite Setup with a Real 4-Line Inflatable Kite
|• Flying Techniques and Skills
• Safety and Hand Signals
• Rider Responsibility and Safety
• Have Fun and Fly
Water Basics Beginner Step 1: Get Wet
| • Kite Flying & Power/De-Power with Full Size Kite
• Equipment and Terminology
• Kite Safety Systems
• Self-Rescue Techniques
• Water Re-Launching the Kite
|• Assisted Launch and Landing the Kite
• Body Dragging
• Perform Self-Rescue
• Safety, Safety, and More Safety in Every Lesson Until it's Instinct
Water Basics Beginner Step 2: Time to Ride
| • Flying One Handed
• Launch and Land the Kite
• Board Position
• Water Start in Shallow Water
|• Board Recovery
• Board Control
• Ride in Both Directions
• Perform a Self-Rescue
Water Basics Refresher or continued beginner course
| • Advanced Body Dragging with Board
• Advanced Board Control
• Advanced Kite Flying Skills
|• Proper Body Position and Edge Control
• Riding Upwind
• Perform A Self-Rescue
Intermediate—2 Hours—Time To Fly
| • Self Launching & Landing
• Sending the Kite
• Learning to Jump
|• Higher Winds and Large Chop or Swell
• Kite Tuning & Repair
• Perform a Self-Rescue
Advanced 2—2 Hours—Acrobat
| • Riding Toeside / Heelside
• Different Types of Transitions
• Getting Pop out of Your Board
• Generating More Power
|• Controlled Jumps
• Front Rolls/Back Rolls
• Tricks and Maneuvers
Call us today at (503) 791-7372 or
in Longview Washington or on the Oregon Coast to schedule our kiteboarding lessons. We serve Seaside, Astoria, Cannon Beach, Longbeach, Manzonita, Portland, Hood River, Olympia, Vancouver, Hood River, Lyle Wa and also Fort Stevens State Park in Warrenton Oregon.
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