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VDWS – competent for windsurfing, kitesurfing, dinghy-, catamaransailing and SUP. Quality as well as international presence in watersports.

  • Windsurfing
  • Kitesurfing
  • Sailing
  • Cat
  • SUP

Terms of Registration / Training Fees

I. Terms of Registration

1. Registration 
The registration must be in writing. Once acknowledged, the registration is binding for both parties. After obtaining the minimum number of participants, written confirmation of implementation will be sent out together with all of the relevant course documents (information on course location, invoice for the course fee, etc.), and at this time 50% of the course fee is due for payment. On receipt of payment, training documents (instruction folder, cd, exam information, etc) will be sent out.

2. Requirements for Participation
All sporting requirements stated in the respective course announcement and in the Training and Examination Regulations of VDWS e.V. must be met. Every participant must be able to swim without support for at least 15 minutes. Minimum age is 18 years.

3. Registration Deadline
The registration deadline is four weeks prior to the start of the course. Registrations received after this deadline will only be taken into account if there are still places available.

4. Cancellation Clause
Cancellations by participants must be made at least 3 weeks prior to the start of the course, whereby the cancellation fee is EUR 100. In the event of later cancellations or non-appearance, the complete course fee will become due.

5. Cancellation by Organizer
VDWS reserves the right to cancel the event owing to organizational matters.

6. Equipment
Particpants must bring the necessary equipement (boards, rigs, kites, wetsuits, harnesses). An equipment pool can be offered upon request. Catamarans and sailboats will be made available by the VDWS center where the course takes place (for an additional fee). During kite instruction courses it is imperative that kites with the necessary safety systems are used (quick release with 100% release function). It is recommended to wear life vests and helmets, and if not used the parcitipants must sign a disclaimer before the start of the course.

7. Exclusion of Risk & Insurance
Participation in the instruction course is at the participant´s own risk. It requires an appropriate physical condition. By signing the registration form, the participant confirms being in good health and physically fit. Another requirement for participation is a proof of liability insurance, covering the respective sport (for example Safety Tool).

8. Unused Services
In case a participant does not use one or more services (for example because of injury during the course), the course fee will be lost (unless a medical certificate is submitted).

II. Training Fees

Training and Examination Course
including examination fees and training documents (folder, cd, workbooks)

Windsurfing, Catamaran, Dinghy (8 days)
Kitesurfing (8 Tage)
Combi-Course Catamaran/Dinghy (10 days)
SUP (4 days)

EUR 570,00
EUR 695,00
EUR 690,00
EUR 360,00

Schoolmanagement (3 days)


Per examination part

EUR 340,00

EUR 50,00


Any more questions?

Call us or send an email: 

Phone + 49(0)881 - 9311-0
Fax + 49(0)881 - 9311-15