Our favorite local sailmakers, constantly innovating and bringing you the best rigs for the Gorge.

Time for a new kite?

Time for a new kite?
To get the best possible deal on closeout 2014 kites from Cabrinha, Naish and North, give us a call at 888-509-4210.



Big Winds carries a full lineup of quality, performance inflatable SUPs. From Touring designs to All Around models, to ripping Surf shapes we stock the best brands and lots of them.

Featured Products

Sailworks Hucker
  Sale: $509.00

Naish Ride
  Sale: $675.00
We have (x1) 10m left in stock at 25% off!

JP Australia All Ride
  Sale: $1,449.00

North Pro Series
  Sale: $699.00
5'11" On Sale Now for only $699!

Starboard 11'2 Blend
  Sale: $999.00
ONE 2013 Blend Silver left for $999! ONE 2013 Blend Wood left for $1199!

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Established in the Columbia River Gorge in Hood River, Oregon in 1987, Big Winds is one of the largest windsurfing, kiteboarding and stand up paddleboarding product and accessory stores in the United States. Our staff members are experienced players who are passionate about their sports and equipment and ready to offer expert advice. In addition to an enormous rental/demo fleet for all skill levels, our windsurfing and stand up paddleboarding school is one of the best in the Pacific Northwest and our lesson programs include kids camps, junior camps, and private and group lessons for men and women of all ages. Visit our retail shop or give us a call today for a relaxed, informative talk about windsurfing, kiteboarding and stand up paddleboarding gear and accessories.