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Introduction lesson wingfoiling

Get to know this spectacular form of surfing at Windfoilen Nederland

Introduction lesson wingfoilen – 2 hours for only € 89,-

During the wingfoil introduction lesson you will get acquainted with wingfoiling in a lesson of 2 hours. After a short introduction you will go on the water together with the instructor and experience how spectacular and fun wingfoiling is. You follow the clinics on wingfoil equipment from Windfoilen Nederland. We have the best equipment from Starboard (boards, wingfoils and wings). The costs are only € 89,- including the use of the material.

We give instructions under the guidance of experienced and enthusiastic instructors. In small groups of up to 4 participants you will receive professional instructions and you will get acquainted with wing foiling in a safe and good way. Of course, every participant has access to his own wingfoilset during the lessons. The use of the wingfoilset and a helmet is included in the price. In addition, a wetsuit can be rented. The introductory lesson is structured as follows;


We start with the explanation of the operation of the wing and the basic instructions for on the water

  • Theory operation wing & pump technology
  • Holding & being able to turn over wing
  • Get on and stand up
  • Maintaining balance
  • Sailing away and steering

Handling with the wing

You hold the wing in a special way and the pressure also feels different than a windsurf sail or kite. On the beach we start learning to hold the wing

  • Practice holding wing
  • Powering and de-powering the wing
  • Practice flipping wing
  • Practicing pump movement with wing

Making speed on the water

Most of the lesson we practice on the water. On wingfoilboards of about 140 liters we learn to keep our balance and make speed.

  • Get on and stand up
  • Maintaining balance
  • Sailing away and steering
  • Making and steering sufficient speed


Dates introduction wingfoilen

During the season we organize an introductory wing foiling lesson every Saturday.

From 13 May to 8 July it is also possible to book an introductory lesson on Friday afternoon (starts at 4 pm).

The 5-day wingfoil courses can be followed on both Saturday and Sunday. Read all information about the 5-day wingfoil course here.

Up to 4 people per group

In our groups, up to 4 people participate in the lessons at the same time. This allows us to give everyone enough attention to get the best out of the wing foil lessons During the lessons, each participant will have with their own wingfoil gear to practice with.

What if there’s too little or too much wind?

The wind foil lessons continue when the wind forecast is between 8 and 24 knots. If the wind expectation is less or more, we cancel the lesson. We will let you know by e-mail the evening before the lesson (around 18:00) whether the lesson will take place. If the lesson does not take place, we will schedule a new lesson.

Next step: 5-day course after introductory lesson

If you are enthusiastic after the introduction lesson and want to fully master wing foiling, we offer 5-day wingfoil courses. The 5-day wingfoil course costs € 399,-. A read also takes 2 hours and the price includes the use of equipment and helmet.

In 2022, the 5-day wingfoil courses will start on the following dates. You follow the lessons on 5 consecutive Sundays.

  • 1st 5-day course starts 10 April
  • 2nd 5-day course starts 22 May
  • 3rd 5-day course starts 3 July
  • 4th 5-day course starts 11 Sept

Read all information about the 5-day wingfoil course here

Address lesson & rental location

Windfoilen Netherlands – Camp & Surf Lelystad
Markerstrekdam 2, 8242 NA (Hookipa Dijk) Lelystad, The Netherlands.

Tel: +31 6 19937879

There is sufficient parking space at this location.

Payment methods

Paying on location is easy with PIN. In our webshop you can pay safely in the most common ways.

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Simply book the introduction lesson wingfoiling

Step 1

Fill in the form and choose the date on which you want to take the wingfoil introduction lesson. And whether you want to rent a wetsuit.

Step 2

After you have completed the booking form, you will receive a confirmation of your registration within 24 hours.

Step 3

One day before the lesson you will receive an e-mail. If the lesson does not take place because of the wind, the lesson will continue for 1 week.

Step 4

You pay for the introductory lesson at the location at the start of the course, preferably with PIN.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many lessons do I need?

Do you need to be able to windsurf to learn how to wingfoil?

How old do you have to be to participate in the wing foil lessons?

Is learning to wing foil hard and intensive?

How can I best prepare for wing foiling?

Can I make up a lesson if I cannot make it on one of the course days?

What happens to the lesson if there is too little or too much wind?

Our lesson and rental location Camp & Surf Markermeer Hookipa Beach

Hookipabeach location Windfoilen Netherlands as the crow flies

Hookipa Beach Lelystad ideal for foiling

The location where we give our lessons and where you can rent foil equipment is ideal for wind foiling.

On the grounds of Camp & Surf Markermeer we would like to welcome you warmly. All facilities are available for a great day out.

Via a sandy beach of about 20 meters wide you can easily enter the Markermeer. At this location it is sufficiently deep everywhere for wing or wind foiling. In addition, we do not suffer from aquatic plants in the summer season.

Our address is: Markerstrekdam 2, 8242 NA (Hookipa Dijk) Lelystad.

Hookipabeach location Windfoilen Netherlands beach

Free parking & other facilities

There are plenty of places in front of the recreation area where you can park for free . There is plenty of space to rig. There are also sufficient sanitary facilities at the location

On the grounds of Camp & Surf Markermeer there are 55 camper spots to possibly spend the night. At Camp & Surf you can also rent SUPs or regular surfboards.

Within walking distance (about 10 min walk) is the largest Fashion outlet in the Netherlands; Bataviastad. This way there is enough to do for everyone.

Wingfoil introductions nice to give as a gift

Tip! Give 1 wingfoilles as a gift to someone. You can purchase a wingfoil gift voucher from us. The lucky one can then book the introduction lesson wingfoiling with us. Look here for more information about the gift voucher.

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