• Anegada Kite & Paddle Festival

    An action packed weekend bringing together

    water men & women to kite, paddle,

    compete, learn & spread the stoke.

     

    ANEGADA , BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

  • 11th & 12th JANUARY 2020

    Anegada ​Beach Club

  • THE FESTIVAL

    Kite. Paddle. Yoga. Connect.

     

    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 kite taster lessons and stand up paddle boarding clinics to give you the support you need to get on the water. If you're already kiting, 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!)

    Taste from 2020 Anegada Kite & Paddle Festival!

  • Agenda

    Sign ups for competitions/downwinders/lessons available at registration.

    AGENDA

     

    Saturday 11th

     

    Transfers from Ferry dock & Anegada Airport available, please email info@tommygauntkitesurfing.com to request.

     

    9:00am Welcome & Registration at Anegada Beach Club

    10:00am Power Yoga (30 min)

    10:00am Kite lessons Beginner (1.5hr)

    10:00am Kite Lessons Intermediate (1.5hr)

    10:00am Downwinder for independent kiters, option to paddle board for non-kiters

    (Downwinder location to be confirmed with wind direction)

    11:30am Kite lessons (1.5hr)

    11:30am Kite Lessons Intermediate (1.5hr)

     

    12:30pm -1:30pm Lunch

     

    2:00pm Pro Clinic

    2:30pm Kite Boarding Competition and Expression Sessions! Enjoy the show with music & drinks on the beach!

    4:15pm Transfers back to Ferry & Airport from ABC

    4:30pm Wind Down Yoga (45 min)

     

    EVENING

    6:30pm Cocktails by the Pool Bar

    7:30pm BVI BBQ style Dinner & DJ

     

    Sunday 12th

    Transfers from Ferry dock & Anegada Airport available, please email info@tommygauntkitesurfing.com to request.

     

    8:30am Morning Flow & Meditation (45 min)

    8:30am-9:30am Breakfast

    9:00am Welcome & Registration for those with single Sunday ticket!

    9:00am Kite lessons 1.5hrs at ABC

    10:00am Vinyasa (45 min)

     

    10am Downwinder for independent kiters, option to paddle board for non-kiters

    (Downwinder location to be confirmed with wind direction)

    10:30am Kite lessons 1.5hrs at ABC

    12:30pm Kiters Stretch Sesh (30 minutes, learn some great stretches!)

     

    1:00pm - 2:00pm Lunch

     

    2:30pm Pro Clinic

    2:30pm Chill out and Kite at the beach club

    4:30pm Transfers to Ferry & Airport available

     

    5:00pm 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.

     

    Use the promo code: KITEFEST

     

    Please contact ABC directly with any questions.

     www.anegadabeachclub.com

     

    Please note rooms do sell out quickly at Anegada Beach Club, please message us on Facebook if you need assistance finding more accommodation.

  • GETTING TO ANEGADA

    VI AIRLINNK

    Contact for rates

    A scenic 8 minute flight between islands!

    Call them directly to make a reservation and let them know you're coming for the kite fest!

     

    Contact: (284) 495 2271

    Website

    ANEGADA EXPRESS

    $50. Round Trip

    A speedy option between Tortola or Virgin Gorda and Anegada. Running on both Saturday and Sunday the perfect option for boating to the event!

     

    Contact: (284) 340 1526

    Website

  • TICKETS

    Tickets are limited & MUST be purchased in advance. There are two types of tickets (1) Kiters & Paddlers Tickets and (2) Wellness Tickets. Each ticket can either be purchase for 1 day or for the whole weekend. Please read carefully to ensure you sign up for the right ticket type, this is crucial to ensure you are confirmed for activities.

     

    KITER & PADDLERS TICKETS

    Both ticket options (1 day or 2 day) are available in beginner, intermediate & independent kiters types, please select the ticket type depending on your skill level. If you have any questions please ask prior to booking your ticket so we can ensure you book the one best suited!

    Beginner: never had lessons or had a lesson years ago - refresh on flying a kite | 16 available tickets
    Intermediate: those who have completed body dragging and are trying riding on the board |4 available tickets
    Independent: kiters that have their own gear and do not need any supervision | 40 available

     

    1 Day - Kiters & Paddlers |$135 (Available Ticket Types: 1-Day Saturday, 1-Day Sunday)

    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

    - Kite Taster Lessons (for beginners)

    - Kitesurfing Downwinders including transfers (for kiters)

    - Paddle boarding downwinders including transfers

    - 2 meals (Sat: lunch, dinner OR Sun: breakfast, lunch.)

    - Transfers between ABC and the airport/ferry

    - Event merchandise

    - Yoga & Meditation classes .

    - Plus 10% off next 1hr lesson with Tommy Gaunt Kitesurfing (must be used by December 2021)

     

    2 Day - Weekend Warrior Kiters & Paddlers |$195

    This ticket is for those who want to get stuck in with watersports (all levels) all weekend long! Inclusive of:

    - Event access for 2 days

    - Kite taster lessons (for beginners)

    - Kitesurfing downwinders including transfers (for kiters)

    - Paddle boarding downwinders including transfers

    - 4 meals (Sat: lunch, dinner OR Sun: breakfast, lunch.)

    - Transfers between ABC and the airport/ferry

    - Event merchandise

    - Yoga & Meditation classes

    - Plus 10% off next 1hr lesson with Tommy Gaunt Kitesurfing (must be used by December 2021)

     

    (2) LIMIN' TICKETS

    1 Day - Limin' Ticket |$82 (Available Ticket Types: 1-Day Saturday, 1-Day Sunday)

    This ticket is for those who want to come hang out & have event access but do not want to do any watersports. This ticket includes:

    - Event access for 1 day

    - Yoga & Meditation Classes

    - 2 meals (Sat: lunch, dinner OR Sun: Breakfast, lunch.)

    - Event merchandise

    - transfers between ABC and the airport/ferry and yoga classes.

    (No watersports/downwinders/lessons are included in this ticket!)

     

    2 Day - Limin' Ticket |$155

    This ticket is for those who want to come hang out & have event access but do not want to do any watersports. This ticket includes:

    - Event access for 2 days

    - Yoga & Meditation Classes

    - 4 meals (Sat: lunch, dinner and Sun: Breakfast, lunch.)

    - Event merchandise

    - transfers between ABC and the airport/ferry and yoga classes.

    (No watersports/downwinders/lessons are included in this ticket!)

     

     

    If you have any questions about which ticket to book please contact Tommy from Tommy Gaunt Kitesurfing for advice. Please note it's important to book the correct ticket type to ensure you secure your space for your lesson/session. All ticket types are limited.

  • the TEAM

    Photo credit: Robert Bejil Productions via VisualHunt / CC BY

    Tommy Gaunt

    Festival Founder & Owner Tommy Gaunt Kitesurfing

    Tommy grew up near the beach in Scotland and has been kiting for 13 years. Kitesurfing has taken Tommy from Scotland to Australia to Antigua before landing in the BVI in 2014 when Tommy established Tommy Gaunt Kitesurfing, the BVI's premier Kitesurfing location!

    Photo credit: Robert Bejil Productions via VisualHunt / CC BY

    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 7 years she has planned events internationally and in the BVI.

  • SPONSORS

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

    Thank you to our 2021 sponsors.

    40 Knot Sponsor

    (PLATNIUM)

    40 Knot Sponsor

    (PLATNIUM)

    Sail Reposado

    30 Knot Sponsor

    (GOLD)

    20 Knot Sponsor

    (SILVER)

    20 Knot Sponsor

    (SILVER)

    Ticket Fairy

    20 Knot Sponsor

    (SILVER)