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UpWind Kiteboarding, Inc

711 Eisenhower Dr, Key West, FL 33040-7011
+1 305-432-1355
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Another year another great trip with Skot

We kited with Skot a year ago and my wife and I returned just recently. What a great location to... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
Jed S
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Darien, Connecticut
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Great kite boarding school/rentals and world class ambassadors to kiting in the Keys

Really enjoyed my outing with Skot and his crew of UpWind Kiteboarding. The boat is very well... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
davidswaan
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Offering Kiteboarding lessons and rider trips -- all by boat to our fantastic shallow, clean, clear water location in the national Marine Sanctuary. All gear included.
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711 Eisenhower Dr, Key West, FL 33040-7011
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We kited with Skot a year ago and my wife and I returned just recently. What a great location to kite. He is very professional, accommodating, and fun. We had a great group on the boat from first timers to experts and all had a...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

Really enjoyed my outing with Skot and his crew of UpWind Kiteboarding. The boat is very well thought out and the solar powered air compressor and fresh water drink/shower system are a blueprint for other outfits to copy. For our outing Skot drove us about...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

If you are within 50lbs of each other you can share a lesson...this is really good if you don't mind not actually having enough time to get up on the board yourself...depending on your partner's skill level. <--- This is the only thing that I...More

Thank Alex L
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Great spot, great people, great equipment and great fun, thanks Skot, keep it up, I'll be back. Jacob Luitjens

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Kiteboarded with Skot and his crew for 3 straight days. I rented all my gear. Everything was clean and in excellent working order. The price was perfect. Skot and his crew have a great attitude and are great to be around. I will be returning...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

I never do TA reviews but this place stands out. Great customer experience, the best (and always new) equipment, and instruction that will get you results. These guys live and breath kiteboarding and make sure everyone gets the most out of every session every time....More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Skot and his crew are awsome. Riding the Keys Flats was so fun! Well organized and helpful. We will be back!

Thank Philippe C
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

I have been out with Upwind three years in a row. The first two times for lessons and the third for a trip and gear rental. Always the best instruction, always the best equipment, and a reasonable price point. Skot (owner) and his instructors are...More

Thank Shawn S
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

I went to Up Wind for my second lesson ever and then went back for my 3rd, 4th and 5th lessons. Their instruction is fantastic, their equipment is the best (they get new Cabrinha gear every year), the location they go to off Key West...More

1  Thank Michael C
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Spent 5 killer days kiting with UpWind Kiteboarding in Key West. Where do I begin to describe the fantastic time I had with Scot and his crew! These guys are top notch and have every detail taken care of. There is plenty of gear stocked...More

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Jim E
24 October 2017|
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Response from Skot S | Property representative |
Hello Jim, Our wind season begins in late October through May. December is typically warm water and warm wind - water 80, wind 80, wind speed 12-25knts. Our kiteboarding location at the UpWind Sandbar is world famous for... More
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