The UK's Premier Kite Surf School
Paracademy was established over 19 years ago on the shores of Portland Harbour in Dorset and is one of the oldest and longest established kiteboarding schools and power kite training centres in the world. The school's founder Neil Godbold has since gone on to set up the Kite-board Tour Asia cup and Paracademy became Paracademy Extreme owned and run by Spencer White still in it's prime location overlooking Portland Harbour - the home of the 2012 Olympic sailing events.
Kite surf instructor courses
In it's lifetime the Paracademy has trained many of the worlds top kite surfers and through our Kite Surf instructor training course has created some of the finest kiteboarding instructors who serve in schools around the globe.
Kite surfing club
Paracademy also formed the first kite surf club - Weymouth & Portland Kite Surfing Club AKA Vulture Bank. WPKSC has since become affiliated to the BKSA but continues to run to this day.
From beginner to professional kiteboarder
So why learn to kite-surf at Paracademy? For one the conditions are ideal for learning the sport. The smooth, shallow, flat water and prevailing south west winds makes for the ideal mix to learn this fantastic sport. The pedigree of Paracademy is exceptional and you'll benefit from strict course program, experienced instructors and a school boasting a cafe, a shop (Southern Extreme), showers and toilets.
Buying your first kite surfing equipment
Paracademy is also home to Southern Extreme kite surfing store. As well as online we stock kit in our shop in the school so we are best placed to offer help and advice when it comes to buying your kit and of course all our students get a healthy discount on new kit!
Southern Extreme kite surfing store