The New York Kite Center is a subsidiary of Pereira Adventure Sports, LLC, owned and operated by Captain John Pereira in Amityville, NY on the Great South Bay. The project initially started as a BEST Kiteboarding School in 2008, with John taking over the business in 2009. Pereira is an IKO Certified Instructor Level II and has been kiting for over decade. His experience teaching the sport goes many years and his knowledge has spread throughout the business and local community. We are an IKO Affiliated school that places a strong emphasis on safety, harnessing the power of nature, and having a ridiculously fun time! The NY Kite Center is dedicated to teaching the highest quality kiteboarding lessons while also providing top gear from the industry’s leading manufacturers.
We are the largest kiteboarding school in the North East, we are proud to offer several new brands. This year we will be selling some of the best gear on the market including Cabrinha, North, Slingshot, Ozone, Naish, Liquid Force, Ocean Rodeo, Airush, F-one, Core, Gopro, Ripcurl, Xcel, Hyperflex, Mystic, Ion, and Dakine GoPro and many more great brands! Additionally we offer no wind activities like paddle boarding on the great south bay ! We will be offering sales, rentals, lessons, and tours guaranteed to keep you busy when there’s no wind and to be an excellent workout. Whether you are looking to get into kiting, spend a relaxing time on the Great South Bay, need a new quiver of kites, or just need that hard to find part, the NY Kite Center is the one-stop place to call!