Embarking on a new adventure is always thrilling, and your first wakeboard session at North Devon Wake Park promises to be an unforgettable experience. Whether you’re a complete beginner or have a bit of experience under your belt, we’re here to ensure you have a fun, safe, and exciting time on the water. Here’s what you can expect when you join us for your first wakeboarding adventure.
Before You Arrive
Preparing for Your Session
Booking: Ensure your session is booked in advance through our website www.northdevonwakepark.co.uk or by calling us at 01237 751517. This helps us prepare for your arrival and guarantees your spot.
What to Bring: Comfortable swimwear, a towel, and sunscreen. We provide all the necessary wakeboarding equipment, including boards, helmets, and life jackets and you can rent a wetsuit if you need one.
Plan to arrive at least 45 minutes before your session. This gives you ample time to check in, change, and receive your equipment.
During Your Session
First Things First: Safety is our top priority. Once changed and kitted up, you’ll receive a comprehensive safety briefing. Our expert instructors will cover the basics of wakeboarding, including how to use the equipment safely, understanding the wake park’s layout, and communicating with the coaches and cable operator.
Gear Up: We’ll outfit you with the right gear, ensuring everything fits properly and you’re comfortable.
On Land Training: Before hitting the water, you’ll receive on-land training. This includes basic wakeboarding stance, how to hold the tow rope, and simple manoeuvres like starting and falling.
Hitting the Water
In the Water: With the basics down, it’s time to get in the water. Whether you’re starting on the dock or in the water, our instructors will be with you every step of the way, offering tips and encouragement.
Personalized Instruction: As you progress, our instructors will tailor their coaching to your skill level, helping you improve and feel more confident on the board.
After Your Session
After your session, take some time to relax and cool down. We have facilities where you can change and freshen up.
Feedback and Photos
We love hearing about your experience and any feedback you have. Share any photos with us. They’re great for sharing your adventure with friends and family and for seeing how much you’ve accomplished.
Progressing Your Skills: Wakeboarding is a sport with endless possibilities for growth. Ask us about our packages and season passes to continue your wakeboarding journey.
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