The New York Kite Center (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, located on the Great South Bay(GSB), south shore Long Island. The GSB is the premier kiteboarding location in the NY Metropolitan area located under 1 hour from New York City. The GSB offers miles of shallow flat water perfect for learning the sport and progressing your skills.  We are proud to offer the top brands in the kitesurfing industry including: Cabrinha, North, Slingshot, Best, Ozone, Naish, Liquid Force, Ocean Rodeo, F-one, Ripcurl, Xcel, Hyperflex, Mystic, Ion, Dakine, GoPro and many more great brands! We offer sales, rentals, lessons, and no wind activities as well. Whether you are looking to get into kiting, spend a relaxing time on the water, need a new quiver of kites, or advice on anything kiteboarding related the NY Kite Center is the one-stop place to call!