Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Kiteboarding? #103405
05/19/05 07:20 PM
05/19/05 07:20 PM
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 9
California
G
gypsy Offline OP
 
gypsy  Offline OP
G
I'm coming to Belize for the summer. I've never been there before and I'm hoping to get a chance to learn to kiteboard in warm water, the water is very cold here in California. Is kiting very popular down there?

Re: Kiteboarding? #103406
05/19/05 08:10 PM
05/19/05 08:10 PM
Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 3,035
Pedro1 Offline
.
Pedro1  Offline
Yes -by the holiday hotel
an english couple (Chris and Jo) run and own Sailsports they provide all equipment and lessons.

Re: Kiteboarding? #103407
05/19/05 10:33 PM
05/19/05 10:33 PM
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 7,479
S
SimonB Offline

.
SimonB  Offline
S
http://www.sailsportsbelize.com/

Kiting is becoming very popular down here and Chris is a certified instructor, just what you need to get started.

Re: Kiteboarding? #103408
05/20/05 02:18 AM
05/20/05 02:18 AM
Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 2,208
san pedro, Belize
collyk Offline
.
collyk  Offline
While we were on Caye Caulker in February we watched some extraordinary Kiteboarding. Had never seen it before and was thrilled by it. There must be a centre there, but unfortunately I cannot advise you where it is. Hopefully someone else on this forum will be able to. Would love to learn to do it one day.


www.conchcreative.com
Belize Wedding Photography

Re: Kiteboarding? #103409
05/20/05 09:51 AM
05/20/05 09:51 AM
Joined: Apr 2004
Posts: 209
Crofton, MD
USNA73 Offline
 
USNA73  Offline
Collyk,
Have you ever been to Rhodes? (Wonderful island with easy charters from the UK) Anyway, it is one of our favorite destinations and kiting is really catching on out at windy Prassonissi on the far end of the island. The narrow sand penninsula juts out into the sea - on one side the windsurfers rule, on the other kite surfing is king. cool

Re: Kiteboarding? #103410
05/20/05 01:10 PM
05/20/05 01:10 PM
Joined: Oct 2004
Posts: 16
Seattle, WA
JungleT Offline
 
JungleT  Offline
Hi Gypsy, when I was there in April, I saw this guy kiteboarding near Banyan Bay. Not sure if he rented equipment there or not, but it was very cool. May be worth a look though. And it was the first time I saw it too, again, very cool.

Re: Kiteboarding? #103411
05/20/05 01:57 PM
05/20/05 01:57 PM
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 7,479
S
SimonB Offline

.
SimonB  Offline
S
The only place on AC to rent is Sailsports. Quite a few kiters have brought their own gear down this year so it may have been one of them.

Re: Kiteboarding? #103412
05/23/05 12:10 PM
05/23/05 12:10 PM
Joined: Jun 2000
Posts: 1,157
San Pedro and Caye Caulker, Be...
silkpainter Offline
.
silkpainter  Offline
The Kiteboarding on Caye Caulker is on the beach across from Tsunami Adventures/Costa Maya Cabanas, about a block from the split.

Re: Kiteboarding? #103413
05/23/05 01:31 PM
05/23/05 01:31 PM
Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 2,208
san pedro, Belize
collyk Offline
.
collyk  Offline
Hi USNA73. No I have not been to Rhodes. Funnily enough one of my partner's work colleagues is a kite boarder and recently returned from boarding in the Carribean. He is now finding it really depressing doing it in the cold UK waters.

While I would love to learn to kiteboard one day, right now my priority is to learn more diving skills (I certified in Belize). Unfortunately I only have the time and money to learn one thing at a time, but I have the rest of my life, so no hurry. But thanks for the advice. I suspect that any kiteboarding I learn will be in Belize as I am planning to spend more and more time there.


www.conchcreative.com
Belize Wedding Photography


Links
Portofino Resort- Now with a new BEACH BAR!!
Click for excellent scuba lessons with Elbert Greer!
Chaa Creek is an award-winning luxury Belize Resort, rated as one of the worlds best Eco Lodges. We are a pioneer in adventure travel to Belize since 1981!

Things to do

News
Daily News
Daily Weather

Classified Ads
BelizeNews.com
San Pedro Sun
Ambergris Today
SP Town Council
Channel 7
Channel 5
Amandala
ReefTV
Love FM
The Reporter
PLUS TV
TV Newscasts
Radio Stations

Click for our
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites

Event Guides
Event Calendar
Specials & Events
Things to Do
SanPedroScoop
iTravel Belize
Paradise Theater
San Pedro Fun Finder
Paradise Guy Event Calendar
Cayo Event Calendar

Blogs
San Pedro Scoop!
Tia Chocolate
Tacogirl
My Beautiful Belize
I-Travel Belize
Belize Adventure
Belize Hub
Romantic Travel
Belize Happy Adventures
Conch Creative
As The Coconuts Drop
More Blogs...
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites
White Sands Dive Shop - 5 Star PADI Dive Facility - Daily diving, SCUBA instruction and Snorkeling
Caribbean Inspired All Natural Condiments & Spice Blends, Over 100 are Gluten Free!
We manage a variety of homes, apartments, condos and commercial properties here on Ambergris Caye. Our minimum lease on ALL properties is six months.
Click for Ian Anderson's Caves Branch, Welcome to a World of Adventure
Lil Alphonse has snorkel equipment to fit anyone as well as Marine Park Tickets and flotation devices to assist those not as experienced.
Coastal Xpress offers a daily scheduled ferry run to most resorts, restaurants and private piers on the island of Anbergris Caye. We also offer  private and charter water taxi service.
May
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31
Cayo Espanto
Click for Cayo Espanto, and have your own private island
More Links
Click for exciting and adventurous tours of Belize with Katie Valk!
ShoutChat Box
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 36 guests, and 7 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Forums44
Topics69,054
Posts475,014
Members19,422
Most Online2,982
Jan 29th, 2019



AmbergrisCaye.com CayeCaulker.org HELP! Visitor Center Goods & Services San Pedro Town
BelizeSearch.com Message Board Lodging Diving Fishing Things to Do History
BelizeNews.com Maps Phonebook Belize Business Directory
BelizeCards.com Picture of the Day

The opinions and views expressed on this board are the subjective opinions of Ambergris Caye Message Board members
and not of the Ambergris Caye Message Board its affiliates, or its employees.

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.1