Terms and Conditions

Jo Wilson Coaching is a small business committed to helping you improve and gain more out of your kitesurfing.

All bookings are made with Jo Wilson of Jo Wilson Coaching whose office is 2 Parsons Way, Hincaster, Cumbria, LA7 7ND.

To book a place, complete the Booking Form and send it to Jo Wilson Coaching with the agreed payment or deposit for a course. Unless the trip is full or a problem has arisen from the venue, you will receive confirmation of booking and course information via email.

No booking will be confirmed until the agreed deposit is received.

We accept payment by cheque or bank transfer. ALL PAYMENTS to Windward Bound Ltd.


UK Courses:  Any fees paid will be refunded if the participant makes a cancellation more than 60 days before the course is to commence.  Within 60 days of the course commencement fees paid will not be refunded.

Coaching Holidays:  A deposit is required to confirm your booking.  This deposit is non refundable.

Final payment for a coaching holiday is due 90 days before the holiday is due to commence.  Any monies paid within 90 days of the holiday commencement will not be refunded.

The company reserves the right to cancel any course or holiday for any reason at any time before the start of the course.  In this situation participants will be offered alternative dates or a full refund.

In the event of non-agreeable weather Jo Wilson Coaching will use various coaching tools to simulate kitesurfing as close as possible and will coach you off the water on the tricks that you would like to learn.  For UK courses only there may be opportunity to rebook at a later date.

In the event of no wind it is not possible to refund the money of the participant.

A failure to attend a booked course will be considered a cancellation and will be subjected to the condition above

Courses are aimed at participants of certain abilities specified by Jo Wilson Coaching on www.jowilsoncoaching.com.  If the participant books onto a course at a lower level to the specification then it will be the right of Jo Wilson Coaching to ask the participant to rebook at a time more suitable for him/her.

In the event that the participant on the course is of a lower level then specified the course will be forfeited with no recompense unless suitable prior notice is given which is at the discretion of Jo Wilson Coaching.

Courses are to be sold according to the course description and content. No course should be sold as to a level ascertained on its completion.

These booking conditions may only be waived in special circumstances, and in writing, by a letter from a Director of Jo Wilson Coaching.

The terms and conditions of all agreements made with Jo Wilson Coaching shall be subject to, and governed by, English law.


Kitesurfing is a potentially dangerous activity.  All participants must be aware of this and accept the risks associated with this activity.  Injury arising from kitesurfing or associated activities can only be accepted if caused by negligence on the part of Jo Wilson Coaching.

It is an obligatory requirement for the participants to have 3rd party liability Insurance with the British Kite Sports or country equivalent

Jo Wilson Coaching is under no liability whatsoever in respect of loss or damage to property or equipment, however caused, whilst on a course with Jo Wilson Coaching


Due to the strenuous nature of kitesurfing, all participants should be physically fit. Anyone with a medical condition must seek medical advice before considering participating.

All participants must be able to swim 100m and be confident swimming in open water.

All participants must be aged 16 or over.

Course participants will not be permitted to consume alcohol or drugs prior to or during kitesurfing courses. Jo Wilson Coaching reserves the right to refuse participation to anyone considered to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Jo Wilson Coaching may require any participant to leave the course if that person acts in any such manner as to endanger him/herself or any other participant.


Jo Wilson Coaching must be informed of any medical conditions (asthma, epilepsy, deafness etc) or any other special needs of any/all participants.  Jo Wilson Coaching reserves the right to refuse a person who is at a high risk to him/herself or other participants on the course.


Participants must provide their own equipment and clothing; all equipment must be suitable for kitesurfing and will be checked by the Course Director.

Kites and Boards may be available from our demo fleet.

Damage or loss to Jo Wilson Coaching’s equipment caused by negligence, malicious acts or carelessness must be paid for at the time at current replacement value.

When making your booking it is implied and accepted that you have read and understood all these booking conditions and agree to abide by them