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Address: Rickenbacker Causeway, Mile Marker 6.5, Miami, FL 33149
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+1 305-892-8992
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Fri - Tue 10:00 - 06:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Since 1982, we have taken great pride in providing excellent customer...

Since 1982, we have taken great pride in providing excellent customer service. Rickenbacker Causeway is ideal for family water sports. It is safe, scenic, and accessible to all ages and fitness levels. We specialize in first time water sports participants by taking the time to educate on proper technique in handling a windsurfer, kayak, or stand up paddle board (SUP). Young people will get tremendous satisfaction in operating their own water craft! Unplug the electronics and come out to play.

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Great option.

The staff was so professional and helpful. Equipment was good and the place is amazingly beautiful. Definitely I recommend this guys.

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was so professional and helpful. Equipment was good and the place is amazingly beautiful. Definitely I recommend this guys.

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sailboardsmiami, Owner at Sailboards Miami, responded to this review

Thank you, gepm1. Staff appreciates receiving your upbeat words and hope to see you again soon. More 

Ifrane
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here a few times now and have always had a great experience. I've taken my girlfriend who is a novice and a friend's 14 year old sister to learn. The lessons always look really successful and they have the perfect set put with equipment and friendly waters. When it is windy the advanced gear is always out,... More 

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sailboardsmiami, Owner at Sailboards Miami, responded to this review

Thank you, SS009! Nothing like a great day on the water. We especially enjoy seeing young folks out on the water, learning to navigate their own vessel! The feeling of satisfaction is grand. Hoping to get some wind and see you out ripping it up on the water soon! More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I rented a kayak from sailboards Miami and it was a great experience. The location is perfect for kayaking and the guys who work there are so fun to chat with. I will be back next time I'm in Miami.

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sailboardsmiami, Owner at Sailboards Miami, responded to this review

Thank you! We love chatting with our customers from all around the world! Sending thoughts of warm weather your way. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Came here for a lesson and rental. Staff was friendly and equipment in good shape. Can't say the instructor was particularly good or caring - once he showed me the basics he kinda left me to my own devices (which was fine by me).

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Thank Mark G
sailboardsmiami, Owner at Sailboards Miami, responded to this review

Thanks, Mark. Yes, once students are able to be left to their own devices, we step away but all the while keeping an eye out that he/she is doing well. We are glad you were able to learn how to windsurf so quickly! Come back soon to practice and feel free to ask questions in order to help you advance... More 

Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
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89 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Ideal location for windsurfing lessons, calm shallow waters (no life vest needed) and breezy. After an hour of instruction you have another hours use of the equipment. It is efficiently run, very friendly staff and lots of fun!

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sailboardsmiami, Owner at Sailboards Miami, responded to this review

What a kind review! Thank you, Mermaid939, for taking the time to share your positive experience with us. We enjoy what we do and look forward to having you back on the water soon. More 

Miami, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Reasonable prices as well (especially if you're a student). They let you take the kayak wherever you want, just as long as you bring it back in one piece. Really enjoyed talking with the staff Caren and Donald after. Great people!

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sailboardsmiami, Owner at Sailboards Miami, responded to this review

Thanks, Allie! There are a lot of places to kayak launching from our site--glad you were able to explore and enjoy yourself. We enjoyed chatting with you as well and look forward to seeing you again. More 

Miami, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

The gorls enjoyed their first Kayak experience!! It was amazing... everyone was pleasant and extremely professionals. Can not wait to go back :-)

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sailboardsmiami, Owner at Sailboards Miami, responded to this review

Thank you, Yuyu! Positive first experiences on the water are so important for children! We look forward to seeing you again! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Just back from a 3rd or 4th visit and as usual the service was very good. My wife and I had three teenagers with us and enjoyed windsurfing on beautiful Biscayne Bay. Given the gusty wind and mixed experience levels the staff helped us get out on the water quickly and safely. The beach itself is a beautiful spot to... More 

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sailboardsmiami, Owner at Sailboards Miami, responded to this review

Thank you, Boston 1964. It is extremely rewarding to have folks return whenever they are in Miami and bring their families. We appreciate your detailed review. Safety is paramount--and then comes fun. Luckily our cove of the Bay is wonderfully accessible for everyone almost every day for at least a kayak, if not a paddle board or windsurfer. Safe travels... More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

I am an avid windsurfer and went to Sailboards Miami during a day when the wind was a gusty 15-30 knots. They advertise having High performance gear but they did not have any board for me below a wide 118 liter board and a 5.5 meter sail. This made for frustrating sailing in chop and gusty winds. Apparently it does... More 

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Thank Nelson M
sailboardsmiami, Owner at Sailboards Miami, responded to this review

Hi Nelson. Yes, either fun or frustration when it comes to windsurfing. If only we had high winds often enough to make it economically feasible to offer an endless fleet of current year options. With our prevailing winds running 8-18 mph, we focus on offering the most up-to-date gear available (that is affordable and durable for rental conditions). We hope... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

My cousin and I decided to kayak on a beautiful sunny day at Key Biscayne, FL. Being from Massachusetts we searched online for kayak rentals in Fort Lauderdale, FL but found Sailboards Miami in Key Biscayne. Karen was awesome, friendly, and full of info on the areas where to paddle. We rented a tandem kayak for two hours. Paddled for... More 

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kdeleonMiami_Florida, Owner at Sailboards Miami, responded to this review

Thank you, Ximcas. It was a pleasure chatting with you and your cousin. What a perfect day out on the Bay. Stay warm this Winter--and come back to visit soon! More 

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