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Welcome to MANTA Wind & Water Sports

We are San Diego’s only IKO and PASA certified, and insured, kiteboarding operator.   Manta Water Sports is San Diego’s first and foremost kiteboarding school and equipment dealer.  Established in 1999.

Your kiteboard lessons are taught by the nations safest and most experienced professional kiteboarding instructor,  John Arthur.  He has been teaching this sport for 17 years and maintained a 100% safety record the entire time. Your safety, success and satisfaction are the prime objectives of every lesson he teaches.

Manta Water Sports knows how to turn you and your loved ones, into real kiteboarders, faster and safer than any other school.  No other school comes anywhere close to the phenomenal success, and safety record, that Manta Water Sports brings to the table.

We are the Original, the most Successful, and the Safest choice for your kiteboard lessons and equipment needs.

Whether you are a total beginner or just want to take your Kiteboarding skills to the next level, our Private, Semi Private, and Group Kiteboarding lesson programs are designed to fit your individual goals, budget and comfort level.

Our certified and experienced kiteboarding instructors, specializes in teaching you how to be independent and self sufficient, so you can get going on your own, quicker, and more safely.

We tailor our lessons towards the strengths, goals and styles of our male or female students. Because of this, our students become confident, skilled and safe kite boarders up to 40 times faster.

Manta Water Sports has safely trained thousands of lessons to men, women, and children ages 12 years and up.  You to can learn to kiteboard in the calm, warm, waters of Mission Bay in San Diego, California.  We have maintained a 100% safety record the entire time. Our students become great examples of safe, courteous, and skilled kite boarders, in less time and with more enjoyment.

Our IKO and PASA Certified and experienced trainers are the real deal!  You get legitimate kiteboard instructors, that are certified, experienced and insured. Learn from real professionals that have been teaching kiteboarding for more than 16 years and maintained a 100% safety record.  Manta Water Sports created the proven, Performance-Based, teaching methods that get you kiteboarding quickly and safely.

MANTA uses the finest Liquid Force kiteboarding equipment in our lessons.  All the kiteboarding gear and safety equipment is provided during your lesson.  Yes, we even provide a wet suits, booties, and radio helmets at no charge, if you require them in the lesson.

Our Kiteboard Lesson programs have consistently received the highest ratings for Student Enjoyment, Exceptional Performance, Safety and Professionalism.  We are #1 for good reasons. See why Manta Water Sports is your only name for kiteboarding & kitesurfing in San Diego, and the West Coast.

Our water skills training is the best in the world. We take pride in showing you how to be independent and self sufficient, on and off the water.  We specialize in teaching you quickest and safest way to ride, and keep yourself riding … even in light wind.

Manta is also your authorized dealer for the worlds top brands of new kiteboard equipment.

Buy Gear by:   Liquid Force / Cabrinha / Naish / FlySurfer / Nobile / HQ  / Mystic 

We offer the best prices on kiteboarding & kitesurfing,  equipment, and accessories.  We select the finest quality  kites, boards, harnesses and travel bags that money can buy. We make sure you to get the right stuff, on the first try, to become the kiteboarder you desire, quicker, safer, and with less overall costs.

Student Safety and Satisfaction are what have made Manta Water Sports #1 in Kiteboarding, throughout California and the West Coast.

Thank you for choosing Manta Water Sports for your Kiteboard lesson and Equipment needs.

Kiteboarding Services:

Whether you are just visiting San Diego or you reside in the Southern California area, we are pleased to offer you the following Kiteboarding Lessons, Products and Services.

Manta Wind & Water Sports offers IKO and PASA certified and Insured kite board, kite surf, Land board and Power kite instruction. We are committed to safe and responsible kiteboarding.   858-610-6000




 Thank you for choosing MANTA.