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Kite Hatteras

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Hatteras, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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The ONLY way to learn kiteboarding is with TY!

If learning to kite board is on your to do list...go straight to TY at KITE HATTERAS. My husband... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Janice E
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Port Perry, Canada
Learn under the best instructor in an optimal environment

If you want to learn to kiteboard, but are nervous about trying, Ty is the person to work with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
thurmanjustice
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Boston, Massachusetts
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KITE HATTERAS offers the most efficient form of teaching on the East Coast. Ty Luckett’s custom kite boat offers safe and dry comfort as well as launching from the boat with all the equipment you need for any conditions. You will be on the water quickly with kites that are already rigged and a compressor to inflate them. More time for you to learn! Kite Hatteras specializes in PERSONAL ATTENTION Our camps have no more than 2 students (unless requested for a family or friends) With a certified boat captain, the latest Cabrinha kites and equipment and a boat that is specifically designed for use as a kite boarding instruction tool, Kite Hatteras offers a lesson program that is unlike any other. Kite Hatteras is the only company that offers "The Tower”, which provides instruction even in no wind conditions! Focusing entirely on board skills, "The Tower" pulls you out of the water at a 45 degree angle just as the kite will - allowing you to become comfortable with edging and proper foot pressure which are necessities for kiteboarding success. ABOUT TY Ty has been involved in the USA kitesurfing industry since its inception. Long before most of us had ever heard of kitesurfing, he mastered this new and exciting sport in April of 1998. He also has over twenty years of windsurfing experience. Ty was one of the first kiteboarding instructors in the country. While sponsored by "F-One Kites", he began "Grab High", a kiteboarding school based in Hatteras. For years, he taught lessons all over the USA. Ty was the head instructor at Kiteboarding Hatteras, a flight instructor with a commercial pilot's license and is a sponsored rider for Cabrinha. Ty has been featured in videos like "Air Sickness", "Pure North", "Pistol River Wave Bash", and "Kooks of Hazard." He continues to be one of most well respected local kitesurfers and continues to push himself to the next level. He offers top quality lessons with the highest level of professionalism and safety.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Hatteras, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If learning to kite board is on your to do list...go straight to TY at KITE HATTERAS. My husband and I are almost 60 and decided we wanted to learn this sport after seeing it on our travels around the world. We began lessons in...More

Thank Janice E
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to learn to kiteboard, but are nervous about trying, Ty is the person to work with. Further, if you want to learn most efficiently and effectively from a demonstrated expert then you are also at the right place. I've spent 2 years...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

This was my second lesson with Ty. Ty keeps it simple and talked me through the steps calmly. Repeatedly he retrieved my board and gave encouraging advice for the next try. Transitions were explained for us both with his helpful little diorama and also in...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Ty Luckett is an incredible kite boarding instructor and great guy. He has worked with my son from beginner to solo rider. Kite Hatteras's boat/kite set up is excellent. I would recommend Ty to all friends and family.

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Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

Ty is by far the best instructor I've ever worked with. He is incredibly skilled, patient and guides you the entire way. Last July I did a 3 day series of lessons. We started with board skills using the boom that hangs off the side...More

Thank alter718
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Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Ty Luckett is the Professor. I have been kiting for 4 years and have had six teachers. He is by far the best, hands down. I learned more from him in my 4 days then anyone else. His invention on his boat is great it...More

Thank Jeannine S
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

If you're trying to find the best kiting option in the Outer Banks and searching the internet .... you can stop now. Ty is awesome and will have you kiting in no time. He is detail oriented, very fair on the pricing and places your...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

I have been kite boarding now for over three years. Having had lessons with various companies along the Outer Banks, Ty is by far the best. His expertise and overall enthusiasm for the sport is unparalleled. Although, I went in feeling rusty, I finished feeling...More

Thank Jennifer P
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Reviewed July 4, 2017

Spent father's day kiting with Ty and my son. ( he's 23) Ty is the ultimate instructor, extremely knowledgeable, easy to understand and very friendly. He has a way of getting to the most important thing you need to know. The environment on his boat...More

Thank Skyfin
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Reviewed June 19, 2017

I just finished a four day booking with Ty and it was a great week Day 1 we focused on board skills and flying the kite. Day 2 we split into a morning and afternoon session where I was able to get up kiteboarding, what...More

Thank Doug R
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