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Wing Surf in Miami

Experience Wing Surfing in Miami

Immerse yourself in the exhilarating world of wing surfing in Miami, specifically at the beautiful Bay of Key Biscayne. This Miami hotspot, with its calm waters and consistent winds throughout the year, is a wing surfing paradise. And now, with our optional foil boarding equipment, you can elevate your wing surfing experience, literally and figuratively.

Wing Surf Lessons

For those new to wing surfing, Miami Watersports offers comprehensive lessons. Under the expert guidance of our certified instructors, you’ll be amazed at how quickly you progress. Mastering the right techniques in wing surfing is crucial, and our Miami-based instructors will ensure you’re well-equipped for success in this exciting water sport. Our optional foil boarding equipment allows for a more dynamic and thrilling experience, adding another dimension to your wing surfing journey.

Wing Surf Rescues

Keep in mind that our club is not responsible for making rescues. Even though our staff will do their best to assist you in case of distress, the customer is held responsible for returning to the departure point. We recommend riders to stay close to shore to make rescues easier and quicker. 

Questions about this Water Activity?

Make sure to also check out the other activities offered by Miami Watersports. If you still have questions about this activity, we recommend you to read our most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) or just give us a call!

Highlights
Surf on your own
Lessons available
No qualifications required
Showers/ parking available
Gear available for all levels

Windsurf Equipment Offered

Our facility offers a wide range of board and sail sizes which can be combined to match your experience level. Depending on the wind, our staff will recommend the appropriate equipment to match your skill level. We use mostly use NeilPrydesails along with JP Australia boards.

Performance Windsurf Gear

(JP board size: 145; 165; 180; 195; 205 / Sails: .5; 1; 1.5; 2.5; 3.5; 4.5; 5.5)

Our standard equipment is meant for 75% of our riders. Unless you are an advanced rider, standard gear is the way to go. First-timers will usually always start on a “205” size board with a smaller sail to help them gain better understanding and control. Keep in mind that just a little wind is enough and actually better to learn, windier conditions are great for riders with basic knowledge already.

Standard Windsurf Gear

(JP Magic Ride board size: 105; 112; 119; 124; 134 / Sails: 4.5 – 8.0)

Our performance equipment is meant for advanced riders. Beginners and intermediates will have a difficult time attempting to stay up and ride on a performance board. However, more experienced riders are sure to have a blast windsurfing at our facility, all of our gear is in great condition! Keep in mind that once you choose a performance monofilm sail, it will be rated as performance gear no matter if you decide to use a standard board instead.

Windsurfing FAQs

Windsurf

  • How the windspeed in Miami area?

    The east coast of South Florida has great wind! We have an average of 12-15 knots wind year-round. Feel free to call us to confirm the current wind speed before making your way to us.

  • What is the minimum age to windsurf?

    We recommend the minimum age to be 5-years old. Depending on the wind condition, it can be difficult for younger kids to carry the weight of the sail.

  • Do you need any windsurfing qualifications?

    We do not require any type of certification or experience to rent from us. However, if there’s a lot of wind, we will not let novice windsurfers out onto the water for safety reasons. Keep in mind that we do offer lessons as well!

  • What type of equipment do you guys have?

    We offer various gear for all levels of experience. We have windsurfing sails ranging from (1.5m – 8m). Most of our equipment is from JP Australia, beginner/intermediate boards range from (145liters – 205 liters). Advance boards are JP Magic Ride size (112; 119; 124; 134). Hydrofoil is currently not offered at our facility. No matter your experience levels, we got you covered.

  • How far from shore are we allowed to windsurf?

    We highly recommend participants to not go further than half a mile away from shore and may not pass under any bridge. Instead they can sail anywhere along the shore, and must be able to have a clear sight of the departure point. Keep in mind that you are responsible to make it back on your own, our facility is not responsible for making rescues even though we will try our best to assist you in case of distress.

  • Is this activity safe and what if we can’t make it make to shore?

    Riders will be provided with USCG life jackets, and we do have a motor boat to come assist you if you are having any issues. Keep in mind that even though we will do our best to come get you, our facility cannot be held responsible for making rescues. If you are not confident, we do recommend taking some lessons at the beginning. Also, we recommend bringing a phone to be able to communicate with us in case of distress.

  • Is there a security deposit required?

    No, we do not require any deposit. However, we must hold and a credit card along with a matching valid government ID for the duration of the rental. Customer will be charged for repairs or replacement if the equipment is return with damage.

  • Is it difficult for a first-timer?

    No, anyone can do it! We have a wide range of boards/sails sizes to match your experience level. Take a lesson for you first time, it will greatly benefit you and boost your confidence by starting off strong in this amazing sport!

General FAQs

General

  • What activities do you guys offer in Miami?

    At the Marina Location Miami Watersports offers Parasailing, Jet Ski Rides, Banana Boat Tube Rides, Flyboarding, and Speed Boat Rides.

    At the Sailing Center Miami Watersports offers Sailing, Windsurfing, Wing Surf, and Paddle Sports.

  • Are you open every day? What time?

    Yes we are open every day of the year from 10 AM until sunset. 

  • Is parking available?

    Yes, we have a public "pay by phone" parking lot right next to us.

  • Are you booking agency or the actual supplier?

    We are the owner of all activities and do not subcontract with anyone else. We sell and provide the service ourselves. Skip third party agency and call us directly!

  • What do we need to bring/wear?

    Be ready to get wet! We recommend a bathing suit, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, beach towels, hair tie if you have long hair, and a change of clothes if you have plans to go somewhere else after us.

  • How many locations are there?

    We have two departure points. Check out the location tab for more details!

  • How far are you from Miami Beach?

    We are about 10-30 minutes away depending on traffic. However keep in mind that we have free parking right in front, so you will save time and money instead of parking in South Beach.

  • Can we add more Water Activities to our reservations once we get there?

    Of course, if you show up with more friends or family members, you will be able to pay the difference there, however, there is no guarantee that we will have enough space for the new “Walk-ins”.

  • Are bookings refundable?

    Miami Watersports reserves the right to reschedule if weather does not permit. No refund will be issued, but your credit will not expire and can be used towards any of our activities (not just the one you booked).

  • Online reservation or just walk-in ?

    We work 85% mostly with reservations. We do accept walk-ins although they won’t get priority and will have to go on the next available time. To sum it up, it is highly recommended to book with us on our site to have the least waiting time.

Departure Point

 

SAILING CENTER – WIND ACTIVITIES ONLY

1 Rickenbacker Cswy, Key Biscayne, FL 33149

After passing the toll, make a right entrance just before the big bridge. Look for 2 large containers on the beach.

 

WING SURF

WING SURF

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LESSONS

BEGINNER LESSON

30MIN /w INSTRUCTOR + 30MIN SOLO

60min-Gear included

GROUP $130/rider
(Max 3-riders)
PRIVATE $145
(one-on-one)

ADVANCED LESSON

GEAR IS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

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