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Highly recommended for lessons and buying equipment

After thinking about it for years I finally started kite surfing in the summer of 2017. As an... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Jayesss
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Great kiting trip

Second time been on trip with Blast, very well organized. Marc and Sarah are great people. Marc... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
Eddie C
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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102 Newton Nottage Road, Porthcawl CF36 5EE, Wales
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

After thinking about it for years I finally started kite surfing in the summer of 2017. As an experienced surfer who had done some wind surfing as a kid, I thought kiting would be a good way to have some fun in the water when...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Second time been on trip with Blast, very well organized. Marc and Sarah are great people. Marc gives very essential kiting advice. Great trip and great group of people, will join again.

Thank Eddie C
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

This was my 2nd trip to Portugal and I will no doubt be going back for the 3rd,4th, 5th ..... in fact I might just put in a lifelong booking😀 During the two weeks we had all kite conditions covered. The atmosphere is very lighthearted...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Second time I have been on this trip (would have been three if I could have made it last year!!) and had an awesome time both times! Great mix of flat water, waves, light breezes to nuking winds. Marc and Sarah are a great team,...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Yet again the Rowleys ensure that everyone on their trips has a 100% enjoyable time, brilliant organisation for travelling, accomodation and the best beaches, I often think he organises the wind some of the time! Always an exciting holiday and suitable for all standards of...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Just back from another Blast trip to Portugal. This was my 5th (I think) time on this trip and most of us keep going back with very good reason. Marc and Sarah provide a magic catalyst to make a group of people gel and have...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2017

I spent a week with Marc Sarah and a great bunch of guys and girls. Im a novice and everyone was very helpful. It was a great week of kiting and socialising. The beaches were great and the villa is lovely. Its a very relaxed...More

Thank andrewburge2017
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

Just spent a week in Essaouira on a trip organised by Marc and Shara, who are Blast Kiteboarding. I have tried to express just how good this trip was but keep running out of superlatives, I've also tried to write a balanced review but can't...More

1  Thank Anthony C
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Marc R, Owner at Blast Kiteboarding, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you so much for the feedback Anthony, ultimately it is you the guys on these trips that make them so special! You are the perfect example of this, always happy and up for a challenge....and a good laugh! We sincerely hope we get to...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2016

I booked a two day lesson with Blast and attended the first day which was a good taster. However after trying to book my second day for the best part of a year and a half, I gave up. Living in the Midlands requires a...More

Thank robjtierney
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Marc R, Owner at Blast Kiteboarding, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2017

Hi Rob, we are really sorry you were disappointed however we feel the need to mention that it is always difficult to arrange lessons around the weather and especially when you have to drive a few hours but we have many many students who have...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Marc and Sarah always have a warm welcome for any potential customers at blast hq. I was in need of a valve repair kit for my kite . They carry a large range of useful spares like this which can save the day. In addition...More

Thank Alun J
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Barbara W
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You should . Lessons will always be dependent on the wind . Cost I am not sure of
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