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Learn to Wakesurf in my awesome backyard

Orlando, United States

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Experience hosted by James

60 mins
Includes equipment
Up to 10 people
Hosted in German, English, French

What you'll do

Welcome to the Compound
We'll start off with a general overview of the lake, the boat, and wake surfing and have you practice on a specialized balance board, we will go over a few safety items. Don’t worry if it’s wintertime, we have wet-suites though the water stays above 70 degrees all year long. Before we get on board the Axis T22 (by Malibu) we will also bring a cooler with ice. And let’s go!

Sure you can learn how to wake surf everywhere else, but none of the other places provides you a Tiki Bar after your session, always a good and happy mood on the boat, male and female instructor, a private lake, and a lot more.
Other things to note
I have a 99.99999% success rate as long as people listen to my coaching! you also don't have to be super athletic it's pretty low demand.
Welcome to the Compound
We'll start off with a general overview of the lake, the boat, and wake surfing and have you practice on a specialized balance board, we will go over a few safety items. Don’t worry if it’s wintertime, we have wet-suites though the water stays above 70 degrees all year long. Before we get on board the Axis T22 (by Malibu) we will also bring a cooler with ice. And let’s go!

Sure you can learn how to wake sur…

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What's included

  • Equipment
    Several sizes and types of wake-surfboards as well as life jackets, helmet,...
From $75
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, James

Host on Airbnb since 2014
  • 2 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I've been behind the boat since I was 5 years old. With an engineering background and 20/10 vision. It really helps me see and identify what the rider needs to make it to the next level. I can scurf (these were the first wakeboards in the early 90's), wakeboard, wakeskate, wake surf, wake kite, kitesurf, air chair, barefoot, slalom ski, water ski you name it I can ride it behind the boat. The easiest water sport by far to learn is wake surfing and it is the lowest impact on the body, I can teach almost anybody to do it. We have successfully taught over 100+ people to wake surf and have a 99.999% success rate as long as you will listen to instruction!
I've been behind the boat since I was 5 years old. With an engineering background and 20/10 vision. It really helps me see and identify what the rider needs to make it to the next level. I can scurf (these were the first wakeboards in the early 90's), wakeboard, wakeskate, wake surf, wake kite, kitesurf, air chair, barefoot, slalom ski, water ski you name it I can ride it behind the boat. The easiest water sport by far to learn is wake surfing and it is the lowest impact on the body, I can tea…
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Where you'll be

You will be out on a private lake, lake Barton. The water quality score is one of the best of all of the lakes in central Florida.
One of the best things about lake Barton is that it's located at the end of Orlando's executive airport's runway we will most certainly see a jet or two take-off or land depending which way the headwind is. Some planes approach as low as 30 feet over the lake it's truly breathtaking.

2 reviews

Maksym
November 2020
Wake boarding with James was so much fun and very informative. He does a great job at teaching people of all skill levels. Me and my wife left feeling like we got our moneys worth and then some. He pretty much has the whole lake to himself and makes sure you have a great experience. We will be back next time we’re in Miami for sure
Wake boarding with James was so much fun and very informative. He does a great job at teaching people of all skill levels. Me and my wife left feeling like we got our moneys worth…
Faustina
October 2020
Go for it!!! It was my very first time wake surfing and James taught me patiently. I am little bit water conscious and I can tell that this lake water was so clean (not salty at all). My morning was so refreshing. Will go again.

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

What to bring

Bathing suit

Sunscreen, depending on time of day