Kite & Paddle Festival

9th & 10th February 2019

THE FESTIVAL

Kite. Paddle. Yoga. Music.

The Anegada Kite & Paddle Festival aims to bring together a community of watermen and women in one of the most secluded kite spots in the world to enjoy the wind and waves.

If you're a watersports newbie the Anegada Kite & Paddle Festival offers introductionary kiteboarding lessons and stand up paddle boarding clinics to give you the support you need to get on the water. If you're already kiting have a pro clinic, enter one of our competitions and explore the coast on an epic downwinder!

Why Anegada?

Anegada is the most northern island in the British Virgin Islands. It's 15 mile coast lines of white sandy beaches and shallow blue waters makes it the most scenic watersports playground in the region especially for kiteboarders and paddlers alike!

There's almost always a consistent breeze blowing through Anegada attracting kiteboarders locally and internationally. Worldwide it truly is one of the most incredible kite locations in the world! (And it's on your door step Virgin Island community!)

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Agenda

Take a deep breath before you check out our action packed agenda... it's a lot to take in but we want to ensure whatever level you're at there's something for you to do!

Sign ups for competitions/downwinders/lessons available at registration

Our 2019 Agenda is not yet confirmed but here's

what happened during our 2018 event!

Saturday (not yet confirmed for 2019)

Transfers from Ferry dock & Anegada Airport available
8:30am Welcome & Registration at Anegada Beach Club


9:15am Warm up beach yoga - 30 mins
9:30am Paddle Board guidance for beginners

10am Kite lessons Beginner (1.5hr)

10am - Kite Lessons Intermediate (1.5hr)
10am Downwinder to Cow Wreck both kiters and paddlers
11:30am Kite lessons (1.5hr)

11:30am Kite Lessons Intermediate (1.5hr)

12:30pm -1:30pm Lunch

1:30pm Kite Lessons Intermediate (1.5hr)

1.30pm Kite Boarding freestyle and kicker comp! Enjoy the show with music & drinks on the beach!

4:15pm Transfers back to Ferry & Airport from ABC
4:30pm End of day Yoga available 60 min
4:30pm Transfers back to the Airport available

6:30pm A few moments for ocean awareness + cocktails

7pm BVI BBQ style Dinner
8pm Prize giving + After party + Games + DJ

Sunday (not yet confirmed for 2019)

Transfers from Ferry dock & Anegada Airport available
8am Welcome & Registration for those with single sunday ticket!
8am Breakfast

8:15am - 9am Intro to paddle boarding
8:15am Kite lessons 1.5hrs at ABC
8:30am - 9:30am Early morning yoga

9:30am Head off for downwind race begins for paddle boarders and kayakers. 1-1.5hrs
10am Downwind race begins for paddle boarders and kayakers.
10:30am Downwind kite begins for kiters
11:30am Land at ABC for the finish line

12:30pm -1:30pm Lunch
12:30pm Race Prize Giving!

2pm Kite lessons 1.5hrs at ABC
2pm Kite clinics with pros
3pm Happy Hour

4:30pm Transfers to Ferry & Airport available
5pm Event Finishes

See you next year!

ACCOMMODATION

Special Rates at Anegada Beach Club

Anegada Beach Club is offering discounted rates exclusively for event goers. Hotel reservations will be cross checked with ticket holders.

Promo Code:
KITEFEST

Please book online at : www.anegadabeachclub.com

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TICKETS

Tickets are limited & must be purchased in advance. There are two types of tickets (1) Kiters & Paddlers Tickets and (2) Spectators Tickets. Each ticket can either be purchase for 1 day or for the whole weekend.

Link: to be announced in November 2018

1 Day - Kiters & Paddlers | $125

This ticket is for those who want to get stuck in with watersports (all levels) on either the Saturday or Sunday. Inclusive of: Event access for 1 day - 1 kite lesson, Daily Pro Clinic and/or Downwinder (including transfers for downwinders), 2 meals (Sat: lunch, dinner OR Sun: Breakfast, lunch.), event cocktail specials, transfers between ABC and the airport/ferry, event goodies & yoga classes. Plus 10% off a 1hr lesson with Tommy Gaunt Kitesurfing (must be used by June 2018)

2 Day - Weekend Warrior Kiters & Paddlers | $185

This ticket is for those who want to get stuck in with watersports (all levels) all weekend long! Inclusive of: Event access all weekend - 2 kite lessons (1 per day), daily pro clinics and/or downwinders (including transfers for downwinders), 2 meals (Sat: lunch, dinner. AND Sun: Breakfast, lunch.), event cocktail specials, transfers between ABC and the airport/ferry, event goodies & yoga classes. Plus 25% off a 1hr lesson with Tommy Gaunt Kitesurfing (must be used by June 2018)

1 Day - Spectator Ticket | $78

This ticket is for those who want to be beach bound allowing access to the event but with no watersports involved on either Saturday or Sunday. Inclusive of: Event access for 1 day - 2 meals (Sat: lunch, dinner. OR Sun: Breakfast, lunch.), event cocktail specials, transfers between ABC and the airport/ferry and yoga classes.

2 Day - Spectator Ticket | $145

This ticket is for those who want to be beach bound all weekend long allowing access to the event but with no watersports involved. Inclusive of: Inclusive of: Event access all weekend long - 2 meals (Sat: lunch, dinner. OR Sun: Breakfast, lunch.), event cocktail specials, transfers between ABC and the airport/ferry and yoga classes.

TEAM

We have a team of awesome people working to make the Anegada Kite & Paddle Festival!

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Tommy Gaunt

Festival Founder & Owner Tommy Gaunt Kitesurfing

Kiting for 11 years Tommy landed in the BVI late 2014 and opened Tommy Gaunt Kitesurfing.

Kezzia Gray

Festival Co-Founder & Event Manager

A BVI local, Kezzia found her love for kitesurfing & events after working 4 years on Necker Island. For the past three years she has planned kitesurfing events worldwide.

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Tim Wade

Head instructor at Tommy Gaunt Kitesurfing & Chief MC

Tim met Tommy in Australia 5 years ago and decided to come out to the BVI to keep sharing the stoke! You'll hear him before you see him.

SPONSORS

Shout out to those who support to make this event possible!

Thank you to our 2018 sponsors.

If you would like to sponsor us please email info@tommygauntkitesurfing.com

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Anegada Beach Club

40 Knot Sponsor

(PLATNIUM)

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Tommy Gaunt Kitesurfing

40 Knot Sponsor

(PLATNIUM)

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Caribbean Cellars

40 Knot Sponsor

(PLATNIUM)

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BVI Tourist Board

30 Knot Sponsor

(GOLD)

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Ticket Fairy

20 Knot Sponsor

(SILVER)

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VI Airlink

20 Knot Sponsor

(SILVER)

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EC Soap Co

20 Knot Sponsor

(SILVER)