8 hrs Kiteboarding Basic Course

Kiteboarding-Oman - since 2007 - is the first Kite center in the Gulf Region. Located on Masirah Island which is one of the best kiteboarding locations on the globe.

We offer several possibilities to get into the mind changing world of kiteboarding.

2-3 days Basic Course for a quick start up to one week workshops and special Kitesurf clinics for Kite – wave riders and hydrofoil riders or those who want to be so. Your perfect and safest way to start into the sport.

We will show you all the important basics and self-rescue-techniques, so you can practise after the course on your own without endangering yourself or others.
The main part of the course will take place on the water but we will provide the necessary theoretical knowledge, e.g. priority rules. At the end you will go through an exam to obtain an internationally valid VDWS kite license.

Course ID: 8 hrs Basic
The following is included: Tuition, gear for the duration of the course, international kite license
You need to bring the following for this: min age 14yrs, able to swimm, water sport wear, sun protection
Course objective: Kiteboarding Basic Course
Commences on the following days of the week:
Kite School is open:
Duration of this course (in hours): 8.0
Description of the learning contents: Theoretical basics, set up of your gear, Kite controll, safety functions and proceedures, bodydrags incl. upwind bodydrag, water start, priority rules.
Languages spoken: German, English
About the instructor: VDWS-certified Instructors
Maximum Number of Participants: 4
Description & Address of Meeting point (if different than address): Kitecenter in Sur Masirah, Masirah Island, Sultanate of Oman
Please state your requested date in the message box at the checkout. Bookings will only be accepted when dates have been mutually agreed.:
Agreed by Kite-Surfing school
Terms & Conditions of the Service Provider: KITEBOARDING Kiteboarding is an Extreme Sport and can cause dangerous injuries and even death. The participant is required to be the minimum age of 14 and is required to be able to swim for 15 minutes unaided in open water. All guests are required to follow the instructions by Staff of KB-O, particularly in case of rescue activities. Any activities on the beach are undertaken at own risk Kitelessons • The participant is required to follow all instructions given by the Kiteboarding instructors at all times. Failure to do so shall be taken as negligence on behalf of the participant. • The participant is not allowed to practice alone at any stage while under the briefing or instruction of the Kiteboarding instructor. • The participant shall follow all directives and schedules decided upon by KB-O or any of its employees to ensure smooth proceedings and quality of instruction or trip/tour for all participants. • KB-O does not and will not accept any liability for damages to material and or persons that might be inflicted on participant or third parties during the duration of instruction or at any subsequent time be it before or after the course, trip/tour as laid out in these Terms and Conditions. This includes death. • If the participant is not able to complete a course offered by KB-O during the allotted time because of wind and or weather conditions, the participant shall receive a voucher for the rest of the course time. • If the participant is not able to complete a course and or trip/tour due to personal issues arising during allotted time, KB-O shall not and will not be held liable for any refunds and/or vouchers to the participant. Kiterental • Rental fees do not include insurance of equipment. The Renter is liable for damages to the rental equipment. You may, however, obtain insurance of equipment for € 9.- / 4.500 OMR per day BEFORE YOU RECEIVE GEAR THE FIRST TIME. In the case of negligent destructions or loss of material, KB-O is authorised to withdraw insurance cover. In this case, the customer is required to make pay for the damages to the equipment. I book the Insurance of kite-equipment for the mentioned additional fee: □ Yes □ No (If not chosen anything, gear insurance is considered as been refused) Storage / Kiters’ Base Pack □ Yes □ No • The storage fee includes rescue service by our life boat. Priority, however, is given to saving people. KB-O, therefore, does not accept any liability for loss or damage of equipment. In case of rescue without pre paid Kiters’ Base Pack. 35.- OMR will be charged PER RESCUE! I book the Kiters’ Base Pack Online Apparence □ Yes □ No I accept my pictures will be used in social Medias of Kiteboarding Oman, such as webpage, facebook and others. Data Protection, saving / forwarding of Personal Datas □ Yes □ No I agree that KBO will store my personalized customer data – stored customer details will be deleated up on request. In case of issuing of a VDWS-licence personal datas (name, date of birth, nationality, email-adress riding level and test results) will be forwarded to the VDWS as 3rd party. The data policy of the VDWS apply then for the forwarded details.

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