Turks and Caicos Kiteboarding (TCK) has established itself as the leading authority on kiteboarding in Turks and Caicos since 2011.
A small company focused on providing a boutique kiteboarding experience to our students, we pride ourselves on quality lessons, friendly professionalism, a focus on safety and constant innovation in teaching the sport we love - here at the most beautiful kiteboarding beach in the world!
Our team of instructors are qualified professionals, all with at least 5 years of experience teaching in the kiteboarding industry. We don't even consider anyone with less experience to join our team. Our instructors must be certified by the International Kiteboarding Organization (www.ikointl.com), the most rigorous certification available in the sport.
We are the first school on island to utilize personal watercraft to assist our lessons. Our jet ski provides not only the ultimate in safety and rescue vessels, but also in efficiency and maximizing your time on the water. Our innovative jet ski assisted lessons ensure that you get away from the crowds close to the beach, and not a minute is wasted out on the water walking upwind. Rest assured that our jet ski allows us to get to you quickly in the event of any emergency or rescue situation! Our focus is on safety and maximizing your time and experience out on the water!
We are also the first school on island to utilize radio helmets for our advanced lessons. Receive real time instruction as you ride and stay in direct communication with your instructor during your lesson! This is the ultimate tool to aid in your progression!
We have taught hundreds of happy students and our testimonials and reviews say it all - come and see what sets us apart here at Turks and Caicos Kiteboarding!
Ready to come fly with us? E mail us, Call us or come to Long Bay Beach and look for our TCK Flags!
Turks and Caicos Kiteboarding was founded by Wayne Lynagh in 2011. Wayne has been kiteboarding since the earliest days of the sport in 2000, and has been teaching professionally since 2002. In 2007, Wayne decided to devote his career completely to his passion for kiteboarding. Since then, he has traveled all over the world instructing, organizing kiteboarding clinics as well as working on research and development in the industry.
Before coming to Providenciales to open Turks and Caicos Kiteboarding, he was an integral team member in opening the Best New York Kite Center and worked at the NY Kite Center Long Island, NY from 2007-2010. He has also taught in Ireland with Pure Magic Kitesurfing, Mexico with Extreme Control Kiteboarding as well as in Dakhla Morocco and Fuerteventura Spain before arriving in Providenciales in 2011.
Wayne is a Level 2 certified instructor with the IKO (International Kiteboarding Organization), with special certification in teaching children. He is also a certified SUP instructor with the ASI (Academy of SUP instruction).
His love and passion for kiteboarding is contagious and he looks forward to sharing his passion with you!
Our team manager is a former PE teacher and windsurfer from Poland, who has been teaching kitesurfing professionally since 2009. She has taught in varied conditions all over the world, including Egypt, Antigua, Greece and Poland. Monika brings to the team not only her warmth and hospitality, but also her organizational skills and wealth of experience in kiteboarding instruction. You will be guaranteed a fantastic time on and off the water with Monika and the rest of the TCK Team!
Qualifications and Credentials: IKO Level 2 Instructor, First Aid, CPR, Level 1 Boat License, MA Physical Education (Academy of Sport
Maciej is a true veteran of the kiteboarding industry and has been around since the beginning of the sport. A former PE Teacher, Snowboarding instructor and fitness trainer, he brings a solid sports background to his kitesurfing instruction. Maciej is a true gentleman - you'll find him at the beach with a friendly smile always willing to lend a helping hand! When he's not on the water teaching or kiting, he can be found exploring the island with his leading lady Monika.
Qualifications and Credentials: IKO Level 2 Instructor, First Aid, CPR, Level 1 Boat License, MA Physical Education (Academy of Sport, Snowboarding Instructor Certification
Wim has been traveling and teaching kitesurfing around the globe for the last 7 years. He has taught in every condition possible, from heavy winds in Mykonos to waves in Cabo Verde to flatwater lagoons of Egypt and Brazil. He is a former PhysEd teacher from Belgium who, upon finishing his studies, realized his calling was the ocean and not the classroom. When he's not teaching, you can find him cruising around on Long Bay on his surfboard or his foil board.
Qualifications and Certifications: IKO Level 2 Instructor, IKO Assistant Instructor Examiner, First Aid and CPR, Level 1 Boat License, ASI SUP Instructor, BSFE Snowboarding Instructor, Bachelor of Phys Ed and Business Management
Sarah has spent the last 3 years teaching in the kiteboarding mecca of Brazil, and prior to that, she spent years teaching in her hometown in the South of France. She splits her time between kiteboarding instruction and as a specialized vegan and vegetarian chef in the yachting industry. Sarah came to Turks and Caicos to share her passion and love of kiteboarding with her students in the best teaching location in the world! She is fluent in french and english.
Qualifications and Credentials: IKO Level 1 Instructor, First Aid, CPR, ISA SUP Instructor, Level 2 International Boat License
A true prodigy of kiteboarding, our TCK Team Rider is only 17 years old. Mark moved to Turks and Caicos with his family almost 2 years ago from New York and has been obsessed with kiteboarding ever since. Supported by TCK and Slingshot Sports, Mark continues to grow and develop as a true contender in the freestyle kiteboarding world. As soon as his schoolwork is finished, you will find Mark on Long Bay either practicing his newest move or helping out with the TCK Team.
Qualifications and Credentials: Slingshot Sports Sponsored Rider, just plain awesome.