Windsurfing Lessons

Introduction to Windsurfing Group Lesson for Beginners

Due to Challenges Related to COVID-19 Windsurfing Rentals and Lesson will be unavailable until further notice.

Comprehensive group training program exclusively for beginners. Friendly atmosphere, knowledgeable certified instructors with over 25 years teaching experience. Safe inland waters with mild on-shore winds, stable boards, small training sails with life preserver (PDF) and warm wetsuits provided.

California Windsurfing makes the learning experience fun and easy even if you are not athletic! Students use stable windsurf boards with small training sails. Fast learners can quickly advance to large sails if appropriate.

Our instructors accompany classes on the water to closely observe and provide more individualized attention where needed.

All students will receive an internationally recognized certification card and local California Windsurfing preferred customer status.

All students must know how to swim, complete the registration safety form and be 18 years of age or older to enroll in class. Mature individuals 16 years of age and older may participate in classes, provided they are dropped off by a parent or guardian who can sign the registration/waive agreement on the minors behalf. For individuals under the age of 16 the parent or guardian must speak with a California Windsurfing representative to mutually determine if the student can safely participate in the desired program, or if other arrangements will be required.

Lesson Cost: $125 per student 

Registration for class requires a non-refundable deposit of $40 for each student reserving a space in class. Full payment in CASH is required prior to beginning of the lesson.

Classes Schedules

Class are by appointment only Tuesday – Sunday, weather permitting and instructor availability. Please call (650) 594-0335 to confirm time and availability.

Cash Only Facility

Sorry, no checks or credit cards or $100 bills can be accepted at our waterside location.

To keep our rates as low as possible California Windsurfing has elected to remain a cash only facility. We know this can be inconvenient. However, Our customer survey indicated that lower rates are highly preferred over convenience credit card acceptance.

Identification and Security Requirements

California Windsurfing’s personnel must hold a valid US Drivers License, valid Government issued picture ID or Passport as security until all watercraft and associated equipment has been returned undamaged and accepted by a California Windsurfing representative.

Students/Renters/Passenger of Windsurfers, Kayaks and Stand Up Paddle Boards must must be 18 years of age, or accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, know how to swim, complete and sign California Windsurfing’s waiver agreement, acknowledge they understand and agree to be bound by its terms and conditions.

Winter Operating Hours 
12:30pm to 5:30pm Tuesday through Friday.
11:30am to 5:30pm Saturday & Sunday.
Last Rental Out: 5:00 pm to be retuned by 5:30pm
Weather Permitting
Closed on Monday’s

650 Shell Blvd. Foster City, CA 94404
Right on the waters edge directly behind the Vibe.