Windsurfing lessons from Hood River WaterPlay
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Learn to teach windsurfing and make money having fun in the sun!

It's unbelievable that we can love a sport as much as windsurfing. And we all usually want to connect with as many people as possible who share this excitement. Now you can take your passion even further. Learn to TEACH windsurfing from one of the legends - JaK Wilberscheid. Learn from his years of experience!

U.S. Sailing Instructor Certification

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JaK is now working closely with US Sailing as one of their Instructor Trainers and has scheduled all sorts of training throughout his favorite sailing sites. To become a windsurfing instructor, you must first pass a US Sailing Instructor Training Course. The course is offered through US Sailing and JaK is one of the premier and active instructors. Next course 6/12/2014   -   6/15/2014.
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To learn more, contact Jak at:
(541) 386-9463 or via e-mail

Hood River WaterPlay Employment opportunities & Careers

After you have successfully passed the Official US Sailing Instructor Training Program, there are lots of avenues to pursue. One is to join the Hood River WaterPlay Team and teach at any of Hood River WaterPlay's Hood River sites. After you have gained experience teaching at Level One, JaK will continue your training, taking you forward to learn how to teach Transition 1 & 2, Waterstart 1, 2 & 3, Hook and Foot, and Jibing. Guaranteed with the right training and experience, you will soon be on your way to teaching windsurfing to hundreds of people and be qualified to teach all over the world. Take the course, learn to teach, and become one of the most important factors in our water sports, make money, travel, meet fun people and enjoy the rewards of being an instructor. ~*GET PAID TO PLAY!*~

We are looking for a few great team players to add to our team this year. We are currently hiring for the following positions:

  • Front Office / Inside Sales
  • Gear Technician (Instructor’s assistant)
  • Instructors for: Windsurfing, Small Boat sailing, Kiteboarding, & Kayaking.

Simply call 1-800-963-SURF or email for an application.


Call: 541-386-WIND (9463) • 800-WND-SURF • 800-963-7873