Nelson Yacht Club is excited to have windsurfing tuition and hire available on site, as well as Stand-Up Paddleboard hire and tours provided by Nelson Watersports Limited. More information can be found at

beginner windsurfing lessons

Windsurfing is a fantastic sport, and given the right conditions, equipment and instruction it is extremely easy to learn. I’m confident that I can have you gliding across the water powered by nothing but the wind in a matter of minutes” says Tim Fraser-Harris, director of Nelson Watersports Limited.

Nelson Watersports Ltd offers:

  • A 90 minute ‘Windsurfing Taster’ for only $60 (based on group tuition)
  • An 8 hour ‘Learn To Windsurf Course’ for $249.
  • Windsurfing Equipment hire from $30 p/hr
  • Private Tuition – $80 p/hr
  • SUP Hire from $20 p/hr

rigging up on the deck at Nelson Yacht Club - Tuesday evening windsurfing