Vertigo Kitesurfing

“Vertigo launches Cork’s first kitesurfing school”.


Kitesurfing, Ireland’s fastest growing and most exhilarating new watersport is about to become a whole lot more accessible in Co. Cork.  A brand-new kitesurfing school by the name of ‘Vertigo’ is due to open on the 1st of April on the idyllic white sands of Coolmaine beach near Kinsale.

Kitesurfing has seen a Global meteoric rise in popularity since its inception in the mid-nineties mainly due to it’s highly dynamic, versatile, and visual nature. The sport is open to all people from ages six to sixty and is generally recognized as an excellent way to keep fit, enjoy the outdoors, and forge new friendships

Ireland is one of the World’s premier kitesurfing locations due to it’s 3500 miles of unspoiled coastline. The country also receives clean and constant winds due to its exposed position. There is simply, no better place or time to learn: that’s where Vertigo Kitesurfing comes in…

Vertigo Kitesurfing will be Southern Ireland’s premier Kitesurfing school, using the very latest teaching techniques from the International Kiteboarding Organization (IKO) and the British Kite Surfing Association (BKSA). Vertigo also boasts the very latest in kitesurfing equipment technology with dedicated entry-level kites and boards from Airush and the highest quality wetsuits from O’Neill to keep you warm.

Paddy Buckley is Vertigo’s Chief Instructor, coming with over 10 years experience of both teaching and competing in watersports, Paddy is now fully focused on delivering the highest quality of kitesurf tuition in Ireland. He says:

“I’m very excited to be here in Cork where the buzz and demand for Kitesurfing is really strengthening”.

Vertigo can cater to any level of kitesurfer, from complete beginner with no previous experience to those looking to master advanced techniques such as going upwind and jumping. Paddy says:

“My aim with Vertigo is promote safe and responsible kitesurfing through qualified, professional tuition”.

For more information, email: check out the website  or give Paddy a call on: + 353 (0)87 9575668.

Photo Credit: Vertigo Kitesurfing


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