In addition to our daily programs we offer specially scheduled clinics. Windsurfing Clinics in Hood River WaterPlay with JaK and his staff help you learn to sail better; the right way! Making waterstarts, harness use, and jibes, easy, fluid and fun! Don’t be afraid of the big winds of the Gorge, it’s a great, safe, […]
Gorge Kids 2
Gorge Kids 2, works on balance and confidence with the wind and water. Students learn to tack and jibe, sail upwind and problem solve by sailing back to where they started. Kids need to pass Gorge Kids 2 Skills Test to progress.
Gorge Kids 3 & 4
Gorge Kids 3 focuses on high wind techniques. […]
Learn to teach windsurfing and make money having fun in the sun!
It’s unbelievable that we can love a sport as much as windsurfing. And we all usually want to connect with as many people as possible who share this excitement. Now you can take your passion even further. Learn to TEACH windsurfing from one of […]
Cost: $169 Course Length: 2 hours
Time: 9am, 12pm, & 3pm daily
First Carving Jibe
In 15+ knots, are you using your harness and footstraps 90% of the time? If so, you’re ready to learn your first jibe. You’ll learn techniques that you can build on and depend on in all conditions. If you lose speed, fall […]
Cost: $149 Course Length: 2 hours Time: 9am, 12pm, & 3pm daily
Is your short board giving you problems? Are you comfortable sailing in your harness, or are you getting launched? Are you in both straps? Eliminate the frustration, join this class and learn how to sail comfortably in 15+ knots of wind by smoothly getting […]
Cost: $99 Course Length: 2 hours Times: 9am, 12 & 3pm daily
Aahh… the WATERSTART. The “Holy Grail” of windsurfing. A proficient waterstarter has the freedom to sail just about anywhere.
Beach Start/Shallow Water. Learn to identify wind direction, maneuver the board, and use the wind to get on top of the board. Waterstart 1 begins […]
We highly recomend this combo package.
Go from the basics to planing (going fast) in three days.
Learn enough to sail with confidence.
Here’s the complete program:
Two 3-hour sessions with a U.S. Sailing Certified Hood River WaterPlay Instructor
Membership in Hood River WaterPlay’s T.O.W. Club (FREE SAILING TIME !!! – see below)
Land based simulation
“Hands-on” on-the-water instruction
All beginner equipment: wetsuit, […]
Cost: $99 Course Length: 2 hours Time: 9am, 12pm, & 3pm daily
This class is designed to convert the accomplished entry level windsurfer into a competent high wind sailor.
Learn harness use, a manageable high wind sailing stance, and sailing up, cross, or down wind on any point of sail without a centerboard. A graduate of this […]
All of our Entry Level Lessons are taught by U.S. Sailing Certified Windsurfing Instructors and are ALL Inclusive: wetsuit, PFD, booties, and your own personal windsurfer rigged just for you!
EVERYTHING is included, just bring your swimsuit & towel, and we’ll provide the FUN!
GOOD Quick Start:
2 hrs. Only $79. PLUS One FREE hr. of practice on […]
Windsurfing Lessons For All Ages & Abilities!
There are two common ways to learn how to windsurf – trial and error or lessons.
The trial and error method can be a wet experience. We encourage beginners to attempt their first windsurfing experience in an official U.S. Sailing Level I lesson format. Windurfing lessons are FUN! Lessons make the […]