Ultimate Watersports, the oldest and largest windsurfing school on Maryland's own Chesapeake Bay, has been teaching windsurfing lessons for over 25 years! That's almost as old as the sport itself! We are one of the busiest certified windsurfing schools in the country and located on the beautiful (jellyfish-free) waters of the Gunpowder River, in Baltimore, Maryland. From kids to grandfolks, there's just one prerequisite: the desire to learn! It's your turn!
Lessons need to be booked online a week in advance. If you are looking to register within a week or day of please call our office at 410-335-5352 between the hours of 10am and 5pm. Thanks!
All Windsurf lessons are taught at our Gunpowder State Park, Hammerman Beach location.
7200 Graces Quarters Road, Middle River, MD 21220.
***Ultimate Watersports is an accredited US Sailing Windsurfing School. Therefore, we can NOT allow teaching on our watercraft by anyone other than our own instructors. We apologize for any inconvenience.***
From our land simulator to the water, at the end of your 6 hours, you'll be able to handle your own windsurfer with confidence and success! It's as simple as that! Learn the fundamental skills, sailing theory, safety and self-rescue with the most state-of-the-art windsurfing equipment and a proven U.S. Sailing curriculum. It's quick and it works...that's our Guarantee! All students that successfully complete the course will receive a Certification card from U.S. Sailing that can be used anywhere windsurf rentals are available! All windsurfing students must be proficient swimmers and generally feel comfortable in open water. Water shoes are required. Minimum age of 13.
Cost: $195 per person
June through August: Spilt Session Saturday and Sunday 10am-1pm
2016 DATES AVAILABLE:
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
- Proper board and sail selection for your skill level and conditions
- Proper rig handling
- Wind dynamics
- How and where to stand on the board
- How to safely execute 180's, fast tacks, and sailing jibes
- Speed control
- Watercraft right of way
- Water skill development
GUESTS MUST ARRIVE AND CHECK IN 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO SCHEDULED LESSON TIME. ALL CLASSES BEGIN AND END ON TIME.
One Hour Private Windsurf Coaching
Available by appointment only.
$70.00 per person
One hour of private sailing instruction with a U.S. Sailing Certified Sailing Instructor. This option is great for sailors that need a quick refresher or are looking to learn intermediate and advanced skills. THIS IS NOT INTENEDED AS A LEARN-TO-WINDSURF COURSE.
Available at All Levels
From Basics to Beach Starts, Footstraps, Harness Technique to Carving Jibes, and Water Starts.
Contact us at 410-335-5352 between 10am-5pm to schedule your Pirvate Lesson!
"I had a great time taking the windsurfing class. I had a great instructor. I'm definitely heading back your way as soon as I can find a free moment."
"I am so grateful for you teaching me windsurfing; being in Australia I impressed my windsurfing skills on my colleagues, and thank you for this. "