Windsurf Lessons

Windsurf Lessons
Starting at 55€/person

Windsurf Lessons cabarete

If you ask yourself if Cabarete is a suitable place to learn windsurfing, we have a clear answer! Yes !
Cabarete is an amazing place to learn windsurfing in the Caribbean. No matter if you are a complete beginner, intermediate windsurfer, or an expert. The spot in Cabarete offers a great variety of conditions to satisfy all levels.

All our windsurf instructors in Cabarete hold an international teaching certificate from the VDWS, RYA or similar organisations. They all speak several languages, have a great lot of teaching experience, and most important are absolutely passionate about windsurfing and sharing that passion with others. 

BEGINNER SECTION  – for all of you who like to start Windsurfing

INTERMEDIATE SECTION – for those who like to use shorter Boards and start planing

ADVANCED SECTION – for the ones who like to learn a special maneuver or a new discipline.

 

 

Our offers

Beginner

Windsurf Beginner Discovery - Adult

Duration: 6 hours

Duration: 6 hours

Objectives

Learn the basics of Windsurfing

Book
from 155 € / Person

Objectives

Learn the basics of Windsurfing

Duration: 6 hours

Included/Excluded

  • Board
  • Sail
  • Wetsuit
  • Life Jacket
  • Insurance

    Don't forget

    • Swimming costume/shorts
    • Sunscreen
    • Towel

    Information

    For all of you who never tried windsurfing before. During this 6 hours windsurf course, you will learn the very basics of Windsurfing.
    From how to lift the sail up from the water to do your first rides in both directions.

    Requirements

    You can swim comfortably in open sea

    Windsurf Beginner Full Course - Adult

    Duration: 10 hours

    Duration: 10 hours

    Objectives

    Learn how to ride and do turns in both directions

    Book
    from 220 € / Person

    Objectives

    Learn how to ride and do turns in both directions

    Duration: 10 hours

    Included/Excluded

    • Board
    • Sail
    • Wetsuit
    • Insurance

      Don't forget

      • Swimming costume/shorts
      • Sunscreen
      • Towel

      Information

      For all of you who are serious about learning how to windsurf. 
      You will learn from the very basics up to riding and doing turns on a windsurf daggerboard.

      Requirements

      You can swim comfortably in open sea

      Windsurf Beginner Refresher Adult

      Duration: 4 hours

      Duration: 4 hours

      Objectives

      Refresh your knowledge

      Book
      from 150 € / Person

      Objectives

      Refresh your knowledge

      Duration: 4 hours

      Included/Excluded

      • Board
      • Sail
      • Harness
      • Wetsuit
      • Insurance
      • Certificate

      Don't forget

      • Swimming costume/shorts
      • Sunscreen
      • Towel

      Information

      You have done some windsurfing before but that was a while ago and you are not sure how much you remember?
      During this course, we will pick up on the things you remember, refresh your knowledge and your skills, and make sure you feel safe and comfortable on the water.

      Requirements

      You can swim comfortably in open sea

      Windsurf Private Lessons

      Objectives

      Private coaching to improve your level

      Book
      from 85 € / Person

      Objectives

      Private coaching to improve your level

      Included/Excluded

      • Board
      • Sail
      • Harness
      • Wetsuit
      • Insurance

        Don't forget

        • Swimming costume/shorts
        • Sunscreen
        • Towel

        Information

        Do you want the full, undivided attention of one of our instructors? Private lessons are what you need!
        You can freely choose the topic and the time of your lesson.

        Requirements

        You can swim comfortably in open ocean

        Intermediate

        Windsurf Progression Course

        Duration: 6 hours

        Duration: 6 hours

        Objectives

        Improve your skills

        Book
        from 310 € / Person

        Objectives

        Improve your skills

        Duration: 6 hours

        Included/Excluded

        • Board
        • Sail
        • Harness
        • Wetsuit
        • Insurance

          Don't forget

          • Swimming costume/shorts
          • Sunscreen
          • Towel

          Information

          You have done some windsurfing before but still consider yourself rather a beginner.
          During this 6 hours Semi-Private course, we will pick up on the basic skills you already have and teach you how to windsurf faster, turn quicker, and ride more effortlessly.

          Requirements

          You can swim comfortably in open sea

          Windsurf Private Lessons

          Objectives

          Private coaching to improve your level

          Book
          from 85 € / Person

          Objectives

          Private coaching to improve your level

          Included/Excluded

          • Board
          • Sail
          • Harness
          • Wetsuit
          • Insurance

            Don't forget

            • Swimming costume/shorts
            • Sunscreen
            • Towel

            Information

            Requirements

            You can swim comfortably in open ocean

            Advanced

            Windsurf Carve Jibe Training

            Duration: 2-4 hours

            Duration: 2-4 hours

            Objectives

            Show Off your best Carve Jibe

            Book
            from 110 € / Person

            Objectives

            Show Off your best Carve Jibe

            Duration: 2-4 hours

            Included/Excluded

            • Board
            • Sail
            • Harness
            • Wetsuit
            • Insurance

              Don't forget

              • Swimming costume/shorts
              • Sunscreen
              • Towel

              Information

              Maybe the most practised Windsurfing Manoeuver of all times and definitely an important milestone in everybody's windsurfing career.
              During our Carve Jibe Trainings, the instructor will pick up on whenever you currently are and help you to improve and finally master THE Carve Jibe.

              Requirements

              You can swim comfortably in open sea

              Windsurf Trick Time

              Duration: 2-4 hours

              Duration: 2-4 hours

              Objectives

              Improve your skills

              Book
              from 220 € / Person

              Objectives

              Improve your skills

              Duration: 2-4 hours

              Included/Excluded

              • Board
              • Sail
              • Harness
              • Wetsuit
              • Insurance

                Don't forget

                • Swimming costume/shorts
                • Sunscreen
                • Towel

                Information

                Once you are not struggling anymore with waterstart, harness, footstraps and riding upwind on a small board, the doors are wide open to start learning new tricks.
                Call it Fast Tack, Jibe, Duck jibe, Jumps and grab, there is an infinity of new moves to learn to make sure you don't get bored 😉

                Requirements

                You can swim comfortably in open sea

                Windsurf Foil Progression

                Duration: 2 hours

                Duration: 2 hours

                Objectives

                Improve your foiling skills

                Book
                from 110 € / Person

                Objectives

                Improve your foiling skills

                Duration: 2 hours

                Included/Excluded

                • Board
                • Sail
                • Harness
                • Helmet
                • Wetsuit
                • Insurance

                  Don't forget

                  • Swimming costume/shorts
                  • Sunscreen
                  • Towel

                  Information

                  Our specially trained instructors will get you to improve your riding skills with Windsurf Foiling.

                  Requirements

                  You can swim comfortably in open sea

                  Windsurf Private Lessons

                  Objectives

                  Private coaching to improve your level

                  Book
                  from 85 € / Person

                  Objectives

                  Private coaching to improve your level

                  Included/Excluded

                  • Board
                  • Sail
                  • Harness
                  • Wetsuit
                  • Insurance

                    Don't forget

                    • Swimming costume/shorts
                    • Sunscreen
                    • Towel

                    Information

                    Requirements

                    You can swim comfortably in open ocean

                    Children

                    Windsurf Beginner Discovery Children

                    Duration: 6 hours

                    Duration: 6 hours

                    Objectives

                    Get them to discover a new passion

                    Book
                    from 140 € / Person

                    Objectives

                    Get them to discover a new passion

                    Duration: 6 hours

                    Included/Excluded

                    • Board
                    • Sail
                    • Wetsuit
                    • Life Jacket
                    • Insurance

                      Don't forget

                      • Swimming costume/shorts
                      • Sunscreen
                      • Towel

                      Information

                      For all kids who never tried windsurfing before. During this 6 hours windsurf course, they will learn the very basics of Windsurfing.
                      From how to keep their balance on the board up to lift the sail up from the water start their first rides on the board.

                      Requirements

                      Being able to swim

                      Windsurf Beginner Refresher - Children

                      Duration: 4 hours

                      Duration: 4 hours

                      Objectives

                      Get back into it

                      Book
                      from 100 € / Person

                      Objectives

                      Get back into it

                      Duration: 4 hours

                      Included/Excluded

                      • Board
                      • Sail
                      • Wetsuit
                      • Life Jacket
                      • Insurance

                        Don't forget

                        • Swimming costume/shorts
                        • Sunscreen
                        • Towel

                        Information

                        They have tried some windsurfing before but that was a while ago and you are not sure how much they remember?
                        During this course, we will pick up on the things they remember, refresh knowledge and skills, and make sure they feel safe and comfortable on the water.

                        Requirements

                        Being able to swim

                        Looking for a tailor-made trip?

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                        COURSE ORGANISATION AND SAFETY

                        We understand that besides professional tuition, the most important thing when it comes to improving your windsurfing skills is time to practise. Our instructors will create a safe learning environment, enabling you to train and to receive professional feedback on your actions. 

                        Depending on the type of lesson and content we either teach you in small groups or individually.

                        In order to provide you with instant feedback especially during our advanced lesson program, our instructors use Radio Headsets enabling them to communicate with you while riding.

                        Flexibility

                        We understand that choosing a Windsurfing lesson package from home might be difficult. Don´t worry! No matter which package you choose, if during the lesson the instructor realizes that another package would be more suitable for you, you can always change that on site. You will never have to join a lesson, which actually doesn´t suit your expectations or level.

                        After every session your instructor will give you detailed feedback and recommendation on how to continue – no matter which course you initially booked. Your success and progress is all that matters to us!

                         

                        A word about

                        ION CLUB Cabarete

                        "The most beautiful land that human eyes have seen"

                        This famous quote from Christopher Columbus when he discovered the island of Hispaniola in 1492 sums it up quite nicely we believe. Today Cabarete is a windsurfers and kitesurfers paradise, situated on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic, about 40 km from Puerto Plata International Airport.

                        The kitesurf, windsurf and surf spot is fuelled by Tradewinds and Atlantic swells throughout the entire year. The Tradewinds are accelerated by a proximate mountain-range.  The spot was discovered by windsurfers and surfers in the early eighties.

                        Our ION CLUB Center at the Frontloop Restaurant is located in the western/downwind part of Cabarete bay and is our Homebase for Kitesurf and Windsurf activities. The second base is our ION CLUB Center at Plaza Caribwind, it is located in the eastern/upwind part of Cabarete bay. Here you find a more protected windsurfing area ideal for beginners and intermediates as well as for Stand up Paddling.

                        The two centers are 5 minutes walking distance away from each other.

                         

                        BEST PERIODS

                        December, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, September

                        TEST BLOC CABARETE

                        WIND

                        The wind is modest in the morning and gains strength at midday under the influence of the trade wind. The best wind conditions are in January–March and June–September. The offshore reef is about 600 meters off the beach and the flat water stretching inbetween is all that slalom enthusiasts could wish for. From May–October the wind blows mainly sideshore from the right at 4-5 Beaufort. From November–April it mainly blows cross-offshore from the right and is less constant, but instead wave freaks can ride down waves up to 4 meters high.

                        WAVES

                        At this time, the conditions are perfect for intermediate wave riders and wave freaks. Upwind of the center there is a shallow water section where beginners and intermediates feel comfortable and the tuition conditions are excellent. Beginners and intermediates can practice close to the shore while more experienced windsurfers can conquer the waves on the reef.

                        HOW TO GET TO CABARETE ?

                        By plane to Aeropuerto Internacional de Gregorio Luperon

                        The first one is "Aeropuerto Internacional de Gregorio Luperon" in Puerto Plata on the North Coast of the island about 30 km west of Cabarete which is a 25 minute drive passing Sosua, 10 kms away from Cabarete. Taxi services are available at all times as well as car rental services with Avis, Hertz, Europcar, National and more. There are many Charter and regular flights coming in to Puerto Plata airport from Europe and worldwide.

                        By plane to Aeropuerto Internacional Las Americas de Jose Francisco Pena Gomez

                        Secondly there is the international airport of Santo Domingo "Aeropuerto Internacional Las Americas de Jose Francisco Pena Gomez", in the capital on the southern coast of Dominican Republic, which is 150 km and 2 hours-drive on a Highway away from Santiago - the 2nd biggest city of the island in the Cibaovalley on the north coast - which again will lead to Cabarete over the northern chain of mountains on smaller roads in about 1,5 hours (110 kms). Transfer from Santo Domingo to Cabarete by car takes about 4 hours.
Taxi services such as car rentals like Avis, National, Hertz, Europcar are available at all times. Rented cars can be returned at the airport of Puerto Plata.

                        By plane to Aeropuerto International de Cibao in Santiago

                        The third Airport called Aeropuerto International de Cibao in Santiago, a good hour transfer to Cabarete. For clients travelling from the eastern European countries eg. Russia, Poland, Croatia, etc. it is recommended to take a connecting flight to the closest and most convenient airport in a European city first and then fly directly to Puerto Plata. Clients from South America have to travel via New York or Miami, USA or San Juan, Puerto Rico to catch a schedule flight from there to Puerto Plata or Santo Domingo. Generally we recommend to fly to Puerto Plata and not to Santo Domingo, because it's closer to Cabarete and therefore a lot more convenient.

                        Plaza Caribwind Calle Principal de Cabarete 57000, Cabarete, Dominican Republic

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                        A story of pioneer since 1985

                        YEARS EXPERIENCE

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                        YEARS EXPERIENCE

                        COUNTRIES

                        CENTERS

                        SPORTS

                        The story of the ION CLUB tells of people who have turned their passion for windsurfing and kitesurfing into a profession. Since its founding in 1985, customer orientation, team spirit, innovation and professionalism have been the top priorities of our corporate philosophy.
                        The ION CLUB / Club Mistral has gained a lot of experience in the 30 years of its existence and has developed more and more into a company that focuses on communicating with guests and fulfilling their needs and wishes.
                        With 16 water sports schools worldwide, we are one of the leading companies in this field. ION CLUB has a network of international partners in different countries. We strive to be international and multicultural and express this through the selection of our employees, who currently come from 24 different countries.