Kiteboarding SUP school lake Champlain Vermont Bay

Our Story

Before Curt and Jerri started their Kiteboarding SUP school lake Champlain Vermont Bay they windsurfed for over 30 years, dragging their 5 children to windy beaches worldwide, it was their passion. During a slow windsurfing session at the Gorge, Curt was enthralled by the….

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Kiteboarding Lessons

At Kiteboarding SUP school lake Champlain Vermont Bay
We are PASA certified instructors.

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Go fly a kite
1 Hour

    An introduction for those interested in kiteboarding but not ready to commit. A fun way to practice skills learned in our “Launch Into Kiteboarding” class, before handling a LEI kite.

      Launch into kiteboarding
      3 Hours

    • Understanding the windwindow
    • Kiteboarding safety
    • Managing the control bar
    • Setting up a “LEI” kite
    • Simulate launching and landing of a kite
      How to fly

      2 Hours

      • Full gear and safety review
      • Kite set up, line management and pre-flight inspection
      • Launching and landing a kite
      • Water re-launching
      • Body dragging
      How to fly

      2 Hours

      • Review kite flying in the wind window
      • Manage kite with the board
      • Transition from waterstart to basic riding
      • How to ride upwind
      • Self-rescue and exit
      How to fly
      2 Hours

    • Learn the basic slide transition
    • Carve transitions
    • Jump transitions
    • Try toe-side transitions
    • Get some air – Jump!
    • Try a backroll
    • The sky is the limit.

      *Wind direction and lake level determine the lesson location.
      St Albans deep water site requires use of jet ski ($ 100,- additional fee).


      Stand Up Paddle – Tours, Rentals and Equipment.
      We are surrounded by beautiful, State owned, Lake Champlain Islands; Mosquito, Burton, Woods Island and Kill Kare State Park. Rent a SUP and explore on your own or with a guide ($25 per hour additional fee)


      *min. of 2 persons and Weather Dependent
      Burton Island 2 hours
      Burton Island Tour includes guided SUP to Burton Island, short hike, swimming and purchased lunch from Burton Island Camp Café (additional fee).

      SUP Tours


      One Hour Rental –
      ½ Day (4 hours) Rental –
      Full Day (8 hours) Rental –
      *We have several different styles and sizes of boards for you to choose from, depending on your skill and fitness level..

      Get your own

      We sell Naish and Imagine Surf and Adventure Paddle board SUPs. Call for details- 802-922-4072 or e-mail Northshorekite (at symbol) Or click on the button below for more info

      SUP Sales

      Other information

      *All rentals and tours include a short lesson and will be offered from 6/1 thru 9/30.
      Safety Comes First
      **All Participants MUST wear life jackets (included) and water shoes. Sunglasses, sunscreen, water and towels are recommended.
      ***We reserve the right to cancel any lesson, rental or tour due to inclement weather or any other factor.
      You will be contacted by the instructor if your indicated date and time need to be changed for any reason

      Get in Touch

      To book your lesson, tour or for any other information you can contact us by phone, email or by the contact form below.

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      Address P.O. Box 253/111 Cove Road
      St Albans Bay, VT 05481

      Phone 802-922-4072 or


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      What we sell

      We sell new and used kite and SUP equipment. If you’re interested in buying your own gear we refer to the websites of the brands that we are official dealer for. We also have some used material which we update frequently. See what we have to offer below and click on the links for more info.

      Our Kiteboarding brands

      We are official kiteboarding equipment dealer of the brands:
      Naish, Cabrinha, Core, Crazyfly and Ozone
      Click on the brands thumbnails to get redirected to their official website. For any inquiries Contact Us

      • Naish
      • Cabrinha
      • Core
      • crazyfly
      • ozone

      • Adventure Paddleboards
      • Sup Sale
      • Naish
      • Imagine Surf

      Our SUP brands

      We sell Naish and Imagine Surf and Adventure Paddle board SUPs. Have a look at the different brands that we offer Here Or click on a thumbnail to directly go to their website. Come back to us for any questions and purchases.

      Used gear

      We are selling used kiteboarding gear which we update regularly. See what we have to offer Here. Or click on one of the thumbnails.

      • Naish
      • Naish Pivot 2016
      • Naish Park 2013
      • Naish 2013 Control bar
      • Naish Pivot 2017