1) RESERVATION: the reservation is effective
on reception of 50% deposit. This payment can be done either by using
our secure payment system (credit card), or by sending money order
to the order of Wind adventures limited liability company - C5 PArc
of the bay Orientale 97150 Saint-Martin. 2° BOOKING CONFIRMATION:
we will confirm to you by E email
the dates of your reservation and the schedules of the meetings for
the training courses. These schedules will not change, except if the
center adapts the program to the weather conditions.
The balance will have to be settle at 30 days before the beginning
of the class (by credit card or check). 3) CANCELLATION:
- if with more than 30 days you decide to cancel your lesson, we will
refund your deposit
- If with less than 30 days you cancel your training course or hiring,
the deposit will be lost.
- If you wish to change your lesson for another activity, you will
be able to do it with more than 15 days. It will not be possible to
change with less than 15 days, except with the agreement of the center.
- you will not be able to change the schedule of your training courses,
because the program and the levels are generally fixed in advance.
- No show: the lesson will be counted
- Delays: in the event of delay of more than 15 minutes, you will
not be able to embark on board our zodiac, your lesson will be lost.
On behalf of the center:
1) Schedules changing: the center keeps the right to reschedule the
lessons in your interest (better conditions weather)
1) The center keeps the right to cancel the lesson for safety reasons.
In this case your lesson will be rescheduled.
2) cases of absolute necessity: in the event of incapacity to ensure
the course by our care, we will propose a refund of 80 % of the lessons
or a change for another activity.
3) Added lesson: price for added lesson: 85 €
REFUNDINGS or ASSET:
1) Refunding: In the event of unfavourable weather, we will refund
you 80% of the amount not carried out. This refunding is done on
the basis of lessons carried out.
2) Asset: in the event of unfavourable weather, you will be able
to also transfer to 100% the amount from the lessons not realized
on another activity from the club (in the event of cancellation
from you, no refunding possible)
1) Autonomy: the hiring is only for autonomous kitesurfers). The
level 5 FFVL and 3m IKO is required. A guarantee of 1500 euros will
be required of you on the spot for any hiring. It is also possible
to subscribe an insurance for 200 €
4 CERTIFIED INSTRUCTORS
BPJEPS - IKO
- ---Manu - Guillaume - Thomas - Pierre-francois-
Pro instruction with frienly instructors!
FREE 12 HOURS LESSONS for any purchase of
a School pack (including 1 Kite and 1 board) -.
NEW Kites 2008 in october:
Takoon E nova and Cabrinha Omega.
The center received the new Kites for 2008.
NEW RADIO HELMETS: We
received the Headzone radio integrated helmets...the best way to learn.
The KITE ZONE, just in front of the
school:: Lessons start from the center, after a 2
minutes boat drive on the desert island of Green cay.
E-NEWS - Kitesurfing Cruise
Kitesurfing Cruises with clinics, starting in october 2008.
Bay (2,5 km) is an ideal area for kiting. It offers a wave spot,
a lagoon, and make it possible to ride island - to islands. The
site is only for independents kiters: to reach the kite zone,
it is necessary to go upwind by the cross channel. It is not allowed
to ride in the zone of the 100 m being reserved to the bathers.
The center proposes to intermediate levels (80% upwind capabilities)
to drop them on Green cay. The wave riding spot of Cay green is
ideal to learn surfing. The small islands are also pretexts to
speed-crossing and island- to islands riding.
Kiting Area is upwind. Please, respect the site.
Wind Adventures School is a French Kitesurfing
School, a quality label that garanty you a professionnal teaching
with a maximum safety (number 99907). It is also a International
Kitesurfing Organization center (IKO CENTER 155)
A professionnal team: All our kite instructors are choosen
for their proficiency. They are french certified and International
Kitesurfing Organisation recognized. They also have a large experience
of teaching. Their level and implication in the kitesurfing world
make them share their passion with you.
The Gear: The kites: 95% of our kites are bowkites, from
which the advantages in kitesurfing schools are evident: 100%
power, large scale of use, landing and launching alone on the
beach... the gear is now 100% safe.
The Equipment: Moreover than the usual gear (helmets, life
jackets), our instructors will equip you with a radio in order
to keep in contact with you all the time.
Safety Boats: The school has 3 inflatables safety boats
for your safety during the lessons. A 12 people boat with 115hp,
a 8 people boat with 40hp and another similar 30 hp.
Pedagogy +:Video: for advanced level kitesurfers,
the school propose performance courses with video analysis. In
order to see all the key movements, thats a lesson you shouldn't
Radios: radio assistance allow advanced kitesurfers to
go in the waves or to get a better technique.
TV and DVD: pedagogy sequences, or performance, are shown
at the club.
The Level certificate EFK: The level card Pass' Kite will be delivered
to you at the end of your training course ( 6 levels), subject
to be dismissed.
The level certificate I.K.O: The level card I.K.O will be also
delivered to you if you wish to continue abroad.
2 sessions everyday:
Morning session from 9 am to 12 pm
Afternoom session: from 1:30 to 4:30 pm
Discover the basics of kitesurfing. Learn to accept and to manage
the power. Our instructors will put you in confidence from the
first moments. You will embark aboard a zodiac to reach the desert
island of Green Caye. A sand bank awaits you there and will be
your play-ground to learn in full safety. You will learn how to
prepare your gear, the safety rules, the launching technics, how
to control the bar and kite, and finally, the good attitudes to
become a good kitesurfer. Once these acquired competences, the
body-drag will make you discover the incredible feelings of kite-surfing:
you will pilot and steer you kite at your rhythm in Orient bay
and will learn how to move you in dynamics (moving left/right/upwind).
What a magic feeling to be sustained by your kite!.
Once you master the body drag, you will be ready for the board.
Then , you will have to discover the coordination between your
kite and your board!
Intermediate training course:
You will learn how to make your kite moving and flying and how
to better coordinate piloting and the edge on the board. The precision
on your piloting will enable you to stand up longer. The instructor
will then start to leave you autonomy in the relaunching and you
will understand all the aspects of piloting: flying window, orders,
amplitudes, anticipations. You start to be precise and avoid mistakes.
You discover the joys of kite-surfing (while sailing!) at the
end of these a few hours .
Advanced Training courses :
You ride without being 100% trustful. The advanced training course
will take you to a 100% autonomy. You will be able to ride in
any wind conditions, no matter what is the launching area, spot
configuration, local weather. You will also learn how to tack,
jump, loop, tune your kite and even learn wave-riding.
The center is equipped with the lattest kites and board on the
market (30 kites and 15 boards). We propose hiring to independent
kitesurfers (level required: level 5 for the FFVL and level 3
for the IKO). The center provides harnesses, protection vests,
helmets with any hiring. An assistance for takeoff and landing
is included. A dropp of in Green cay is also possible at extra
A new sport the center developped to learn
better kitesurfing. It's a perfect way to discover kiting, and
a great tool for kids, light weight people, girls or to perfect
The team Wind adventures welcome you every
day and will make you share unforgettable moments. The team will
advise you on the best plans to tale the most of Orient bay, but
also from the authentic charms of St Martin. Since 1992, we make
you discover Saint Martin and our activities in a convivial, proficient
and authentic environment. All our instuctors are certified and
are selected for their professionalism and service.
Thomas Kraemer:IKO and BPJEPS Kitesurfing Instructor. French
certified instructor, Thomas had great experience of the land
kite since 1995 before kite-surfing existed! Professional and
patient, he will make you share his passion. You will learn a
lot, whatever the sailing conditions are. Thomas speaks english,
french and german. Guillaume Henri:French certified, Guillaume is also Snowkite
instructor. It will know how to make you discover kitesurfing
and make you confident in a simple way. Guillaume speaks english
Emmanuel Demanez:Kite Instructor Bpjeps since 1999, Manu
has a large experience of all kites. Foil kites, eliptical and
also developped Cata kite in St Martin.
Pierre Francois de Hericourt: Piaf as named is a new instructor
(trianing) and has a great lesvel! (5th french championship).
The center is equipped with the lattest kites
and board on the market. We propose hiring to independent kitesurfers
(level required: level 5 for the FFVL and level 3 for the IKO).
The center provides harnesses, protection vests, helmets with
any hiring. An assistance for takeoff and landing is included.
A dropp of in Green cay is also possible at extra cost.
One day kitesurfing trip to Anguilla Island:
discover Anguilla best spots with a sailing catamaran.You can
book at the club. Wind is always stronger at Anguilla, you can
expect 3 more knots than in Saint Martin, it is an interesting
opportunity for lightwind days. Trips are done depending on weather
forecasts and on the number of people. Sailing boat rental: the
club is also renting a First 21.7 in order to go on Cove Bay spot
Book your trip now...
The Center has a boutique with New and second
Hand Kites. We also offer free lessons (12 hours) for any purchase
of kite packs.