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Kitesurfing and Paddleboarding in Essex

Zenith Kiting is professional kitesurfing and stand up paddleboarding (SUP) school.  We provide lessons in Essex and Suffolk for complete beginners to advanced. Taster lessons, private tuition, rental, gift vouchers available.

Perfect locations

Established in 2008 Zenith Kiting is a professional mobile kite surfing and paddle boarding school. Lessons take place in Essex and Suffolk including the stunning Martello Bay, one of the most scenic sites for kitesurfing in the UK. Our paddleboarding lessons are based on the Essex/Suffolk border within the famous village of Dedham, just outside Colchester. Enjoy the calm river Stour flowing through the ancient constable country of Dedham.

The  amazing sandy beaches of Martello Bay, perfect for you to enjoy your kitesurfing experience in a safe and fun environment.

Want to explore? Then join our SUP club every Tuesday evening where we guide you on various paddleboarding tours both inland and coastal waters.

Learn, rent and ride

We offer tuition for all levels of kitesurfers and paddle boarders from complete novice to the experienced looking to step it up a notch. SUP tours and kitesurfing rental is also available. IKO and BSUPA courses are offered and one-on-one training catered to the individual from the expert and professional kitesurfing and paddle boarding coaches.

  • IKO, BKSA and BSUPA Instructors with over 2000 hours Teaching Experience
  • Courses aimed for COMPLETE BEGINNERS
  • Private Tuition Tailored to suit YOUR PERSONAL NEEDS
  • Latest 2015 Equipment Supplied

To get out on the board, use the wind to glide over the water surface and feel the exhilaration, contact Zenith Kiting today and we will be delighted to get you started!

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What our customers say…

  • "Amazing Matty!"

    I have had several lessons with Matty Hurrell Learning the basics to body dragging then getting up with board starts! I progressed so quickly,and had the best time in my life! Kiting is now my favourite thing in life and I am constantly praying for wind! Matty is the best instructor as I have previously had a lesson with another instructor and I have to say Matty is outa this world! So calm,explains everything but in a fun way that you learn well! I advise you to go with zenith kiting
    Kitesurfing Lesson, Emma Round 28/06/2014 (Brightlingsea, UK)
  • "Feels like flying!"

    Rough see, so did only four hours in 2 days. Best four hours of my life, even know that Matty had to release us from the kite, which I'm still thankfull for. Great teacher, superprofessional and very kind.
    Kitesurfing Lesson, Karin Leijen 16/12/2014 (Netherlands)
  • "The best instruction there is"

    Matty just gets it and before you know if you are going upwind. Anyone who wants to learn how to kite or want to take it to the next level should go to Zenith Kiting. Simply the best. Laurent
    Kitesurfing Lesson, Laurent Cordonnier 16/07/2012 (France)
  • What a fun way to spend a sunny Sunday morning! Totally enjoyed our SUP lesson and dying to do it again. Thanks Matty
    Paddleboarding Lesson, Tara Wilkinson 07/07/2014 (Colchester, UK)
  • Had a two-hour SUP lesson with Matty on the Stour at Dedham, and we had a great time. He's friendly, he's patient, he's a genuinely decent fella and he knows what he's doing... and in two hours, so did we. Sort of.
    Paddleboarding Lesson, Tom Miller 15/08/2014 (London, UK)
  • Awesome lesson with Matty on the Stour in Dedham! Thanks
    Paddleboarding Lesson, Nicola Cox 15/08/2015 (Ipswich, UK)
  • "Awesome two day kitesurfing course for my lad and me"

    Both of us up on the board in two days after some fantastic instruction. Matty really knows his stuff and Can't recommend highly enough
    Kitesurfing Lesson, Greg Kench 03/09/2015 (Colchester, UK)