Windsurf lessons

Windsurf Lessons

From beginners to advanced

Bonaire is the world's number one place to learn windsurfing or progress to the next level. This is the place where you will find local and international professional windsurfers training for their upcoming season.

A consistent on-shore wind, shimmering turquoise 26C water and no wetsuit required. The bottom is white sand with virtually no rocks or other underwater obstructions to step on or kick. Jibe City provides ideal conditions no matter what level you are.

Our team of talented and trained windsurf instructors is ready to help you work on any skills you hope to master.

Lessons:

Beginners I

In this course we will teach you about the wind and equipment, getting on the board, sailing back and forth, steering and turning, safety, and right of way. (max. 5 persons). Insurance and the use of equipment are included in the price

$50 p.p

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Beginners II

The beginners II course will focus on going upwind (towards the wind) and the 2 different ways of turning: tacking and jibing. The duration of this course is 2 hours: one hour group lesson and one hour of practice immediately following the lessons (max. 5 persons). Insurance and the use of equipment are included in the price.

$50 p.p

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Package Deal

Beginner lesson package: I & II and beachstart

Including rental of the equipment and insurance

$150 p.p.

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Beachstart

The beachstart is an essential skill which allows you the get on your board without using the uphaul cord. This will not only make your windsurfing more dynamic but also teaches you the basic of wind awareness and is the key to learning the waterstart. Duration: 1 hour. Insurance and the use of equipment are included in the price.

$60 p.p.

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Waterstart

The waterstart is one of the most important windsurf skills you have to master to progress to the next level as your board may be too small to allow uphauling, or the conditions may make it to difficult to balance on your board.

$60 p.p.

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Using a harness

This course will teach you how to properly use a windsurfing harness. Using a harness will save your energy and is essential for providing stability when planning at high speed. It will allow you to use your body as leverage and take the weight of your arms. Duration: 1 hour. Insurance and the use of equipment are included in the price.

$60 p.p.

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Using the footstraps

Once you know how to use a harness and start increasing your speed, you need to know how to use the footstraps. The footstraps will give you a better control of your board at speed and use a bigger sail. Duration: 1 hour. Insurance and the use of equipment are included in the price.

$60 p.p.

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Planing

Planing is where the board skims along the surface of the water. Experiencing this feeling is for many the point where they get hooked on this amazing sport. To get planning you need to know how to use the harness and the footstraps first. Duration: 1 hour. Insurance and the use of equipment are included in the price.

$60 p.p.

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Power Jibe

Once you know how to use the footstraps and going fast (plane), you are ready to learn the ‘Power Jibe’ (or Carve Jibe/Step Jibe). This move will allow you to maintain speed through corners and is the foundation for many other carving tricks. Duration: 1 hour. Insurance and the use of equipment are included in the price.

$60 p.p.

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Private and Semi-private Lessons

Whether you’re just getting started with intermediate skills or working on your freestyle moves, a private lesson could be just the boost your skills need.

Duration: 1 hour. Insurance and the use of equipment are included in the price.

Starting at $75 p.p.

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Kids Lessons

Your kid can’t wait to hit the water? With the instructor as a guide your kid will be flying over the water before you know!

Only for children with the age of 7 until 12.

The duration of this course is 2 hours: one hour lesson and one hour of practice immediately following the lessons (max. 2 children).

$75 p.p.

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Off the water winsurf instructions
On the water windsurf instructions
Practicing windsurfing on the beach