Kiteschool

Mallorca kite school was created as a consequence of the compulsory legal requisites regarding our primary initiative, which was to create a non profit kitesurfing club which could provide support and help to the numerous kiters that had accessed to the sport without the necessary background and preparation to guarantee a safe practice.

It is known that kitesurfing is a extreme sport which is not quite free of some amount or degree of risk. ASOCIACION APRENDE A NAVEGAR was our first project and its goal was to avoid to kiters and beginners in Mallorca the possibility to get hurted during their practices, as well as to hurt others, which definitely, as it has been proved in other kite destinations, leading to bans and prohibitions.

LEGALIZE OUR KITESCHOOL

The legalization and inscription of our kite club in the Register of non profit associations of the  GOVERN DE LES ILLES BALEARS  in order to gain legal access to the beach, to proceed with our practices, took place in the year 2009.  We were authorized by Coast and Marine authorities to the creation of a legalized kite school in which, when necessary, our kite club members could improve their skills or start their kitesurfing tuition.

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The next step was our inscription in the register of Nautic Schools of the Balearic Government – General Directorate of Ports and Airports, in where our kite school conformed the last step of the legal framework that would allow our objectives: Teach kitesurfing through the less cost possible thanks to our non profit kite club ASOCIACION APRENDE A NAVEGAR.

 

WHAT IS KITESURFING

Kitesurfing is a wind powered water sport using  a traction kite,  a control bar with lines and a harness attached to your body to generate the pull needed to propel a rider across the water on a small kiteboard.

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Which are the best kitesurfing courses?

Important things you should know about kitesurfing:  Learning our sport, kitesurfing, has some undeniable difficulties. Without necessarily being a very dangerous sport, there are evident risks which should be avoided by all means and at all times.  Learn how to kitesurf and which is the best way to achieve it.

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On it you will find very important information regarding to understand how and which is the best kitesurfing school.

 

OUR KITE SPOT

Mallorca has a designated area for learning and practicing kitesurfing, this is the area known as Sa Marina,  in Pollensa Bay. This area has all the necessary ingredients to facilitate the learning and progression of our sport.

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The best months regarding wind and water  conditions  in  Mallorca island for learning or practicing  kitesurfing  are between the months of  April and September. During this months, thermal winds blow daily, mostly from 11 am  to 5 pm, generally blowing between  8 and  14 knots.

KITEKLUB/KITESCHULE IN MALLORCA

 

Pollentia Club Resort beach – our summer kitespot

The shallow calm waters found in Pollensa Bay are perfect to learn kitesurfing with confidence.   In deeper and wavy waters it becomes much harder to learn and get control of the kite, also to position on the kiteboard and start our first rides.

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If you are already a kiter and you are planning to come to Mallorca,  contact our kite team before you visit the island.  We will be happy to advice you and offer you support and help thanks to  our kite club  Asociacion Aprende a navegar

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HOW TO CHOSE YOUR KITE SCHOOL

On the link under this lines you will acceed to our Google +kiteschool page where you have the chance to see many photos of our kite students and kiteclub members, as well as interesting reports concerning our kite group and other important thopics.
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The Bay of Pollensa
KITESURFING AUTHORIZED AREA

Video taken from a dron flying over Parque de S’Albufereta and our kite spot in the fantastic Bay of Pollensa:

Pollensa Bay is the authorized area for kitesurfing in Mallorca. The Nature Park of S’Albufereta, it is a protected area which has the legal authorizations for teaching and practicing kitesurfing.

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Busy kite schools area of Sa Marina

 

Our kitespot  MALLORCA KITESCHOOL   is situated 300 mts towards the left -direction to Puerto Pollensa-,  free from the crowded areas where other kite schools or private kiters have their rides.  This guarantees you enough space and the necessary peace of mind to know that you don’t have to worry about other thing but your learning.

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Our summer kitespot, left side of Portblue Club Pollentia Hotel

 

Pollensa Bay / authorized kitebeach in Mallorca

Pollensa Bay  is the only “all year” area authorized to kitesurfing in Mallorca island.   The Natural Park of S’Albufereta it is situated in the eastern part of Pollensa bay, within Alcudia municipality boundary.

From 1th March until 30th June there’s the implementation of a bird protected area on different parts of the Natural Reserve in where birds are nesting, therefore it is not allowed teaching kitesurfing if except at specific designated areas.

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Only the beach it is considered a restricted area, the sand and land areas, not the water. Once into the water, there are no kitesurfing restrictions, beside the 200 meters distance from the beach which is reserved to swimmers, just the access to the water through the beach is regulated but we should get back to the beach only through the authorized areas.

In any case, if you are a kiter planning to visit Mallorca and in doubt, better contact us first, for advice.

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WIND CONDITIONS MALLORCA

Wind probability in summer on  Mallorca

More than 6 knots    90%

More than 10 knots  85%

More than 12 knots  50%

More than 15 knots  20%

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In Mallorca it is possible to  kitesurf  more than  180 days  per year, being the best wind season the know as “embat ” or thermal winds period, which lasts from early April until mid September.

The best months to learn or practice kitesurfing in Mallorca

 

Our kite club ASOCIACION APRENDE A NAVEGAR and MALLORCA KITESCHOOL  offer  kite courses to  beginners  and  intermediate levels.  You will find  more information about  our  kite lessons and  courses in the kitesurfing course  page.

Between October and March, we have mostly windless days combined with light gusty wind days  or  strong winds and storms.  Wind directions during this period of the year are from  N, NW or S and SW, W and sometimes NE.

Winds of N, NW and W are cold and gusty.   NE winds, in general come along cloudy formations and bring rain.   S and SW are a bit warmer and temperatures can go up to 14 Celsius by mid day but this last are not good wind directions in Pollensa bay.

 

Wind and weather in Mallorca
Waves in winter, sometimes can reach a height of 2 metres.   For advanced riders it’s a nice period to ride, though  the air can be just  8 to 12 Celsius.

Water temperature in January is about the 13-14  Celsius, air temperature between 10 and 13.    January and February can  sometimes bring  snow on the island mountains and temperatures can drop from 12 to barely few degrees Celsius.  Water in April is around 17/20 Celsius, air between 16 and 22.

During summer days water is around 28 Celsius and air between 27 and 34 Celsius.  In September, water can be between 20 and  24 Celsius and air around 30.  In November, air temperature can be sometimes up to 16-18 degrees.

 

WIND INFO IN MALLORCA- Important links

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MALLORCA WIND websites

 

KITESURFING ACCOMMODATION IN MALLORCA

Kitesurfing accommodation in Mallorca

 

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WINTER KITESURFING LESSONS

Are you planning a winter trip? Ever thought about taking advantage of your winter vacation to learn kitesurfing? Click on the link under this lines for more interesting information

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