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Upwind Kitesurf School

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Upwind Kitesurf School is dedicated to giving you the safest and most educational Kitesurf Lessons in Barbados with a team of fully IKO certified instructors. With almost 2 decades of experience in Kite-Surfing, we are very passionate about this...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I looked about for a school before travelling and the school was quick to respond to my inquiries and Rolf was very flexible in setting up the payment for my lessons so i didn't have to bring extra cash on holiday. I had some lessons...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ingledj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simon was patient and friendly while gently pushing to get the most out of the lesson for me. Professional and fun. Would highly recommend

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mark C
RolfJ339, Manager at Upwind Kitesurf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your great review, Mark. Glad you enjoyed your lessons with Simon. Hope to see you in Barbados again soon. Regards Rolf

Reviewed 4 November 2018

We had two weeks on Barbados late October, early November and my 12 year old son wanted to learn to kite surf. From the initial web enquiry throughout the 8 hours of lessons both Rolf and Simon where fantastic. Simon is a great guy and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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RolfJ339, General Manager at Upwind Kitesurf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your great review, John. Nice to hear that Finn had great lessons with Simon. Hope to meet you guys in person on your next trip and hope for Finn to enjoy his kitesurfing future. Regards from Barbados Rolf

Reviewed 28 July 2018

I had previously had 10 hours of lessons before arriving in Barbados (6 months Prior). Rolf was quick to respond to my inquiries and really helpful. I had two two hour lessons they were fantastic! What can I say about Rolf, Well he is super...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank George R
Rolf J, Owner at Upwind Kitesurf School, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Thank you so much for your great review George. I am really happy that you enjoyed your lessons with Upwind Kitesurf School. It was really rewarding to see you progressing so quickly and putting my instructions into action. Hope to see you back in Barbados...More

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

I did 6 hours of lessons over 3 days while on Holiday in Barbados. Rolf and his son Simon run the school and it is a very slick operation. Their equipment is bought new every year and Rolf was very methodical and thorough with his...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 301richardo
RolfJ339, Manager at Upwind Kitesurf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your great review, Richard. Glad that you enjoyed your lessons and hope to see you in Barbados again in the future. Regards Rolf

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped in Barbados for a weekend en route home. Managed to squeeze in two sessions at Silver Sands. Wind was great, the water warm and full of turtles! What more could you ask for? Kit rental was great value and Rolf at upwind was fantastic....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tom B
Rolf J, Owner at Upwind Kitesurf School, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thanks for the nice words, and your positive review, Tom. It was great seeing you enjoying the waves of Barbados and pushing your skills to the next level. Hope to see you again in the near future...

Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

There were 4 of us; me and my dad had Simon and my 2 brothers had rolf, we all had the best time and learnt a lot, very well taught; we started off being able to understand how the kite works and then moved onto...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Alfredjh04
Rolf J, Owner at Upwind Kitesurf School, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thanks so much for your great review, Alfie. It was a blast to have you, your dad as well as George and Charlie around. Hope you guys come back one day for more lessons. Cheers Rolf

Reviewed 16 May 2018

Simon taught both my brother and I how to kite and now we are advanced kitters practicing freestyle tricks! Simon is without a doubt one of the best, if not, the best kitter on the island. However, being able to kite well doesn't necessarily mean...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Keaneau D
Rolf J, Owner at Upwind Kitesurf School, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thanks for your great review Keaneau and Chris. It is great to have 2 more local kitesurfers on the island. Simon and I are both proud to get the local community more involved into kitesurfing. The next big goal for you guys will be to...More

Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Perfect eperience, latest material. Rolf is german and such greatly organized and reliable. Tnx Rolf and Simon for making my stay top notch. I‘ll be back ;)

Date of experience: May 2018
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Rolf J, Owner at Upwind Kitesurf School, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Thanks for your positive review Tom. Greatly appreciated. Looking forward to seeing you back in Barbados...

Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Rolf is an experienced and always smiling teacher. He took me from having difficulties standing on the board to kitting upwind. He is patient, his comments are always technically correct while being very clear and easy to understand. He stayed focus on me while I...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Martin H
Rolf J, Owner at Upwind Kitesurf School, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Thanks for your great review, Martin and thank you very much for taking lessons with us. It is always a great experience for us as instructors to see the students progressing and enjoying the sport of kitesurfing. This month it has been 20 years since...More

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