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Ocean & Outdoor Safety on Maui

Ocean & Outdoor Safety on Maui If in doubt, don’t go out! Don’t feed anything that will bite you Look before you leap! Dangerous Weather & Climate Dangerous Surf Dangerous Creatures Other Dangers Maui is a paradise, but it is also an isolated island surrounded by ocean. There are many adventures and experiences to be…

Beaufort Wind Scale

Beaufort Wind Scale   Developed in 1806 by Sir Francis Beaufort of England   The Beaufort Scale was created to standardize wind strength observations. Eventually adopted by the Royal Navy in 1830 it became the standard. With slight variations over the years, the scale is still used in some countries. Nowadays there are many more…

Maui Windsurfing Guide

“Whether you are are a windsurfing addict or a weekend warrior, you have probably discovered that Maui is a windsurfer’s paradise. This magical island has something to offer windsurfers of all levels; Beginners, Kids, First timers. All will like the tranquil waters in Maui’s bays and coves, or the extreme athletes will hit the waves…

How to SUP Standup Paddle Surf

  How to Standup Paddle Surf – SUP by David Dorn. Standup PADDLE Surfing is a modern revival of an older surfing style from EARLY PART OF THE  last century. The original INSPIRATION for this sport may have come from fishermen standing in their canoes and catching waves. This skill has now evolved into the…

Gear Guide

    Maui Gear & Equipment Guide EQUIPMENT GUIDE RECOMMENDED GEAR FOR YOUR LESSONS   GEAR GUIDE RECOMMENDED GEAR FOR AFTER YOUR LESSONS     EQUIPMENT GUIDE RECOMMENDED GEAR FOR YOUR LESSONS The learning experience is challenging enough without having the wrong gear. We have found that using equipment specifically designed for learning or chosen…

Kiteboarder Skill Levels

Discovery Kiteboarder Program Level Competences A-1 Carry and set up the lines and kite Determine the wind direction and upwind and downwind (windward, leeward). Fly a small kite (inflatable, stunt kite, foil…) on the wind window edge and maintain it close to the ground. Know how to stop the kite power in case of problem…