Wing Foil Surfing: (AKA) – Wing Foiling, Wing Boarding or Wing Surfing, is the newest action sport worldwide. It uses the newest technology in Airfoils and Hydrofoils. This new sport allows you to travel across water, land or snow, while holding an inflatable wing, in the palm of your hands. The sport can be performed in as little as 5mph and accessible to many areas previously untouched.
This 2 hour private, semi private, or group, Wing Foiling lesson, is perfect for those people looking to get started with the essential Wing Foil Boarding skills and safety techniques needed to get them moving forward on their own, in this new sport also allows you to cross over into: Wing Skateboarding, Wing Snowboarding, Wing Skiing, Wing Mountain Boarding, Prone Foil surfing, Wing in-line skating or Wing anything.
This 2hr Wing Foil Surf Lesson is also ideal for those that want to learn additional skills to get them riding upwind better and even up on hydrofoil with the real Wing foil board. Learn to ride out and back, upwind, switch hands on the wing and feet on the board at your pace and comfort level. Learn this sport in the light winds that make balance and comfort so grand. After the lesson the majority of our students know enough and are confident enough that they can buy the right equipment and progress on their own after as little as 1 lesson.
It’s time to Discover the world of Wing Foiling*.
The Discover Wing Surfing – 2 hour lesson uses our Performance Based Instruction System to get you up and riding quicker and safer. Manta provides all the Wing Surfing gear during the lesson. You’ll have the lesson time to learn as many wing foiling skills on land and water as you can safely perform. If you learn the fundamental skills quickly you could be riding out and back in as little as one lesson. If you feel confident after your first lesson, then it’s time to get your own gear and practice on your own for a few days, then come back for another lesson, so. you can take it to the next level, or to fix any issues you may still have.
Yes, Manta Water Sports is San Diego’s authorized Wing Foiling Equipment dealer for the top brands of Wing Foil Boarding equipment, (Cabrinha, Naish, and North). We take special care of our students who buy equipment from us, with free trouble shooting tips, equipment advice, and discounts when available.
In the 2hr Discover Wing Foil Surfing lesson you will introduced to what it takes to learn Wing Boarding / Wing Foiling quicker and safer, allowing you to get out on your own much sooner.
No experience necessary. Minimum age is 12 years. Maximum of 4 students.
Skills offered in the Discover Wing Surfing Lesson:
- Equipment selection and set up.
- Land Skills
- Water Skills
- Self Rescue
- Equipment pack down and maintenance
Discover Wing Foil Surfing Lesson Includes:
- Complete set of Wing Foil Surfing equipment – Wing, SUP Foil Board, Impact vest, Trainer Foil, and Hydrofoil.
- Friendly and Fun instruction.
- Learn as many skills as you can safely perform in the lesson time
You can learn
In this portion of the lesson, you will be introduced the the wing surfing equipment , set up and handling of the Wing, Wing SUP Foil Board, Hydrofoil System. Site selection and safer learning tips are covered.
In this portion of the lesson, you will learn to safely enter the water and use the board, wing and training foil to perform basic turns and travel using the wing. When you are skilled enough you will be introduced to methods for standing and traveling with the wing. When those skills are proficient, you will be introduced to riding out and back, developing your navigation, balance, walkarounds and wing skills further.
If you are proficient in the first 2 skill levels and have time available in the lesson, you will be introduced to the process used to develop extra power with the wing, and the various pumping techniques needed, to get up onto foil, riding foil and coming down from foil.
These skills can put you Way Ahead of other students with the same amount of training from other schools!
Lesson Info & TermsA Private Lesson is a class with 1 student. A Semi-Private Lesson is a class with 2 students who are family or friends that sign up together. A group-3 lesson is a class with 3 family or friends that sign up together. A group-4 lesson is a class with 4 family or friends that sign up together. Note: We do not put strangers together. You must gather your own group for a group lesson. Waivers and Statement of health - All students must fill in the Waivers and Medical statement forms or they will be required to attend, only as observers. They will not be allowed to operate any of the equipment during the session. Students must be 12 years of age or older to participate. Minors must have all waivers and releases filled in by their parent, prior to start of lesson or student will only attend as observers and not be allowed to operate any equipment during the session. The total lesson cost is based on the number of students reserved and/or attending the lesson, which ever is greater, unless a 48 hour prior email request to make changes or cancel, is given in advance by organizing student. All students agree to attend the lesson on time and as scheduled, unless the Manta Water Sports instructor contacts you ahead of time, to say otherwise. If the student arrives more than 10 minutes late, or fails to attend the scheduled session, the full lesson payment will be fully earned, due and non-refundable. If this occurs, the instructor reserves the right to teach a shortened lesson at full price or cancel the lesson with full payment fully earned and due. Gift certificates do not expire. Gift certificates are Not refundable. Gift certificates are Not replaceable. Lost or stolen lesson gift certificates are not replaceable. Lesson Gift certificates can only be redeemed for Discover kiteboard or Discover Wingfoil lessons with Manta Water Sports in San Diego. Buyers must provide a valid mailing address and recipients name for the lesson gift certificate purchased so it can be to be addressed and mailed to said address. All kiteboard and wing foil lessons must be reserved in advance and full payment is due at the start of the reserved lesson. Lesson paid for with a Gift Certificate must also be reserved in advanced and the Gift Certificate number be provided when reserving such a lesson. Only "original lesson gift certificate" will be accepted as payment for said lesson. Failure to present the original lesson gift certificate to the instructor at the start of the lesson as payment, will forfeit its value, and full payment with cash, credit card or zelle, will be required. We are not responsible for, nor required to replace, any lost, stolen, or destroyed gift certificates. If you fail to notify us that you did not receive you original lesson gift certificate within 5 days of purchase, it will be deemed as delivered to the address you provided for mailing and recieved. If you need to cancel, reschedule, or make a change to a reserved lesson that is to be paid with a gift certificate, you need to contact us with your email request to change or cancel, no less than 48 hours prior to the scheduled lesson start time. Failure to do so, will cause the lesson gift certificate to be fully earned and redeemed, thus void for any future use. Manta Wind & Water Sports is not responsible for any loss, damage, failures, injury or death, associated with the use of a students own equipment, before, during or after a lesson. Students must follow instructor direction during the session. They must take care of Manta gear and not neglect, abuse or cause any intentional damage to it. Instructor reserves the right to stop lesson for such actions by the student and full payment for lesson is due and fully earned.
Class ScheduleLesson start times are subject to change, due to prevailing Wind conditions or other factors.
EquipmentMANTA provides use of the following "Wing Foil" equipment items during selected* lesson programs:
- Wing Foil Board
- Hydrofoil / Training Foil
- Board Leash
- Impact Vest
- Wet Suit - (available for rent by prior request $15)
Directions to the Training SiteAll lessons are held on Fiesta Island in Mission Bay, San Diego 92109.
- Discover Kiteboarding lessons are located at the North West Corner of Enchanted Cove, on Fiesta Island.
- Discover Wing Foil Surfing lessons are located at the South West Corner of Enchanted Cove, on Fiesta Island.
- Beyond Basics Kiteboard lessons are located at the South West Corner of Enchanted Cove, on Fiesta Island.