The Hook is open for windsurfing lessons, seven days a week by reservation. Beginner windsurfing rentals are available every day from 11-5. All other windsurfing rentals are available at the shop. Call us at
888-509-4210 or 541-386-6086.
We have developed a two lesson introductory program which introduces all of the basic skills in windsurfing. These two hour lessons are all-inclusive and come with an hour of practice time immediately following the lesson. Please call or email to sign up.
FIRST TIME SAILING (LEVEL I)
If you have never taken a lesson before or want to learn basic skills, this is the class for you. You will be on the water in no time, learning your sailing stance, steering and basic turning.
MASTERING THE HOOK (LEVEL II)
This class refines the stance, steering and turning skills. You will learn fast tacks, pivot jibes and how to sail upwind.
DISCOVER WINDSURFING PACKAGE (LEVELS I, II)
Sign up for both lessons and save huge. We encourage you to space them out over a couple of days or a long weekend. Many people find a bit of practice time in between lessons to be helpful in mastering all the skills introduced in each lesson.
Beyond the Basics
Intermediate lessons are all semi-private (max two people), ensuring a ton of personal attention from your instructor. These two hour lessons are all-inclusive and come with an hour of practice time immediately following the lesson. Please call or email to sign up.
SHORTBOARD BASICS (LEVEL III)
Move closer to shortboard sailing. Polish your skills and stance from the previous lessons while transitioning to a smaller board and larger sail. Beach starting and harness use will also be introduced.
BEYOND THE HOOK (LEVEL IV)
After you're proficient in your basic skills, it's time to move outside the Hook. The lesson starts by learning rigging and equipment handling skills. You will then move just outside the Hook to perfect your beach starts, sail in choppier water and learn the fundamentals of water starting.
SAILING THE RIVER (LEVEL V)
Continuing your progression outside the Hook, this lesson provides in depth coaching on rigging and deep water, water starting. Rescue techniques, wind meteorology and different equipment options (shortboards, SUP sailing and sails) are also introduced.
LEARN TO SHORTBOARD PACKAGE (LEVELS III, IV, V)
Sign up for all three Beyond the Basics lessons and save huge. Our Learn to Shortboard Package includes our Shortboard Basics, Beyond the Hook and Sailing the River lessons.