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Kite St. Croix

Address: 24 Cotton Valley Shores, Christiansted 00824, St. Croix
Phone Number: +1 340-643-5824
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Ranked #5 of 30 Activities in Christiansted
Type: Water sports, Adventure
Owner description: Kite St Croix is the premier kiteboarding and paddle boarding school in the Virgin Islands ,located...
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Type: Water sports, Adventure
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Kite St Croix is the premier kiteboarding and paddle boarding school in the Virgin Islands ,located on St Croix for the past twelve years.Our school is fully insured, all instructors are PASA certified.All our instruction is tailored to each student, from beginners to advanced riders to the more adventurous who want to try wave riding.All lessons are done with chase boat, so your maximize water time.We are also a dealer for a large variety of kiteboarding equipment and paddle boards. We offer lessons and rentals of sup boards at the beautiful Buccaneer Hotel.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

I have been windsurfing before and always wanted to try kiteboarding. I am glad I waited until I got here to St. Croix. Bill is an amazing teacher. Very patient, very experienced and a very nice guy. If you ever want to try kitesurfing, Bill is the right man for you to get you going. Ferdinand

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I learned to kiteboard in the SF Bay Area and have worked with a few different instructors some better than others. But I progressed the fastest and had the most fun with Bill. Kiting in idyllic St. Croix with its trade winds, warm waters, and the reef-protected flat water definitely contributed to the experience. However, it was Bill's patience and... More 

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Dewey Beach, Delaware, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The highlight of my trip! I've always wanted to learn to kiteboard and I'm so glad I waited till I got to St. Croix. As soon as I got on the island I called to set up an appointment. Bill has this awesome set up and knows what he is doing. He patiently instructed me through a walkie talkie attached... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Bill took me kiting from novice to kiting upwind in two days! He is a great teacher. Great location to kiteboard, too. Highly recommended!

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Weston, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I had heard Bill Kraft was a great kitesurfing teacher so I went for a vacation with my family so as to take lessons and get a family vacation at the same time. I do confirm that Bill is an excellent teacher. I went there for a specific type of lesson (learn how to use a directional surf board) and... More 

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Goshen, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Bill was a great teacher and I had a great time learning with my son. My son took right to it and they both coached me until I got it. I really appreciated Bill's time and attention. Beautiful location, great sport, great teacher.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Visited St Croix on vacation and took a couple additional kite boarding lessons from Bill Kraft at Kite St Croix. Bill was a patient teacher and got me to a point where I can kite board independently. If you intend to give kiteboarding a go, Bill is a great choice to help you learn, I was his only student, he... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

When you leave Kite St. Croix after spending some time on the water with Bill Kraft, I guarantee that you will consider yourself lucky to have met and learned from this inspirational waterman. If you are interested in learning this beautiful sport, or want to go to the next level, do yourself a favor and spend some time With Bill... More 

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Sahuarita, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Bill was an amazing teacher! I could only fit two lessons into my trip, but they were well worth it.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

Bill Kraft is by far the best instructor I've ever met. He taught my friends to learn in just a few hours. He teaches you on a boat with a radio so you learn much faster because he's walking you through every move and you're in the water learning. Most kite schools takes ages to get you in the water... More 

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