Ruben Lenten was in Cape Town on his continued effort to recover from his recent cancer diagnosis and treatment. Ruben is feeling strong and slowly building up his strength and fitness so he can get back on the water and continue to push the limits of kiteboarding. Ruben has been…
Location, Location, Location
Cape Town, South Africa is one of the best locations in the world to kitesurf. Shadowed by the mighty Table Mountain, Blouberg and Big Bay’s white sandy beaches stretch out along the crystal blue Atlantic Ocean lining up perfectly for supreme long-shore kiteboarding conditions when the summer trade winds come howling out of the South East. Our store is located in Big Bay which is now the home of the Red Bull “King of the Air”, which is one of the largest kiteboarding competitions of the year. Big Bay is one of the best places to learn how to kiteboard in Cape Town.
As one of the oldest kiteboarding centers in South Africa we have mastered the best techniques required to teach you how to kitesurf in a safe and friendly learning environment. All our kitesurfing instructors are internationally qualified IKO ( International Kiteboarding Organization ) certified teachers. Along with our kitesurfing lessons in Cape Town we also offer SUP lessons and rentals, surf lessons and rentals, windsurfing rentals all from our base in Big Bay, Blouberg. We also run kitesurfing lessons at the world-famous Langebaan lagoon just an hour away.
We are the official distributor of all Cabrinha Kiteboarding gear in Southern Africa and are experts in all of the equipment we sell. We pride ourselves on our world class after-sales service and strive to keep our customers on the water with the best gear possible. We carry the best clothing brands, sunglasses, skateboards, sunscreen, swimwear, kitesurfing and windsurfing equipment and merchandise to make sure you look stylish and safe down on the beach. Check out our online store where you can buy products and even book kitesurfing lessons online.
For a live view of the conditions right in front of our shop have a look at our real-time webcam that over-looks Big Bay, where we start all of our kitesurfing lessons, SUP lessons and surf lessons. The webcam is positioned so you can get a fantastic view of the arena for the Red Bull “King of the Air”.
Find a Cabrinha Dealer
Are you looking to get Cabrinha gear but you do not live in Cape Town? Check out our list of dealers throughout southern Africa.
We also ship country wide, so visit our online store, make an order and we can have your equipment on your door step within days.
Kitesurfing Lessons in Cape Town
Cape Town is one of the best places to learn how to kitesurf in the world. We have fantastic conditions, with wind for 6- 8 months of the year, warm weather and beautiful beaches.
Our top quality kitesurfing gear and teaching experience will ensure you start enjoying the waves in no time at all. All our kitesurfing instructors are internationally qualified IKO ( International Kiteboarding Organization ) certified teachers. They will make sure you learn to kitesurf in a safe, fun and exciting learning environment.
We’ll take you to the best spots for kiteboarding lessons in Cape Town and Langebaan to learn in the most ideal conditions. We teach directly in front of our shop at Big Bay as well as traveling up the coast to the pristine Langebaan lagoon, which is internationally known as one of the best places on Earth to take a kitesurfing lesson.
We will even rent you gear so that you can get a taste for it before committing to buying a kite and all the equipment you will need.
Want to learn how to kitesurf? Check out our kitesurfing school in Cape Town.
When life gives you lemons – in Cape Town’s case the Southeaster wind, a.k.a. the Cape Doctor – you make lemonade; or, even better, you host the Red Bull King of the Air kiteboarding competition. The competition attracts the best kiteboard riders in the world, who take on the treacherous…
Cabrinha team riders Graham Howes and Nick Jacobson just dropped a new video on Facebook showing them exploring some new spots in South Africa. Any ideas where they are riding. Let us know in the comments section below. Drone Footage: Craig Howes / Cape Town City Additional Footage: Anders Kruger Edit: Louis Laursen