Questions and Answers:Don't know where to buy your next Windsurfing product? No problem. Here is a list that you can scroll through that allows you to make the decision. With the ever-changing product enhancements, you need to be at the top of your game and these Surfing links will help.
Frequently Asked Questions About Windsurfing Online
Is windsurfing a hard sport to learn?Absolutely no. In fact, with today's modern equipment and all the great instructors everywhere, it is easier than ever! Try it out and you will see.
How much do beginner lessons cost?On average, good beginner lessons start around $25 /hr. Lessons are just like anything else however. We usually get what we pay for. One can try the "monkey see monkey do" method, which we do not recommend. One could maybe have a "friend" show them, someone simply operating out of the back of a van, or take a lesson from a professional Instructional school.
I see people wind surfing and I'd love to get into it myself. Is there a website that can explain the basics of windsurfing and what gear I'll need to get started?
I strongly recommend visiting this website: http://windsurfingmag.com/. They offer any information you could possibly want from videos and photos to shops and schools.
I want my kids to get into wind surfing but they're a little hesitant. What is the best way to offer them a positive first impression?
Windsurfing has become much more accessible for kids as of late because of the new light-weight rigs. Visit the Windsurfing Magazine website to read up on getting your kids involved in this thrilling sport.
I'm interested in getting into wind surfing. Where is a good spot to get closeout items?
Check out http://www.murrays.com/windsurf/windsurf.html. Not only do they have a wide variety of closeout items, but they also have just about everything else you could imagine to get started.
Consumer Safety and Information
Surfing EPA's - nepis.epa.gov
A Consumer Guide to Water Web Sites.
Surf - ago.mo.gov
Provides a list of government and private agencies that can help on consumer matters.
FTC - www.ftc.gov
Coordinates Internet Surf Days.
Cold Water Surfing - www.surfingvancouverisland.com
Canadian cold water surfing info, great weather and wave links, surf shop directory.
Surfcast - www.prh.noaa.gov
Hawaiian Surf Forecast for Oahu.
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