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Despite rumors, KITEBOARDING IS ALLOWED AT THE NORTH FLATS. Only commercial kiteboarding instruction is no longer allowed

The South Padre Island Windsurfing and Kiteboarding Organization was founded to retain and improve water access locations, as well as to create a safe, fun and clean environment for all water sports. If you share our interests and goals, we invite you to join us. Thank you for your support and good winds on your back.

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Memberships are available to anyone by the month or by the year. Memberships cost $30/year and include access to the SPI Windsurfing launch site To become a member you must fill out the Member Registration Form and pay the required charge. More information about our memberships is also available on the join page.


North Flats on South Padre Island, Texas

The SPI Windsurfing Organization lease the North Flats, which is north of the South Padre Convention Center approximately two miles. The land is available for use by the general public as long as they join the organization, which involves filling out one piece of paper and a small fee.

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Newsletter View our latest newsletter. Includes information on activities, events, and more!

We will miss you, Kenny We are very sad to report that on the morning of September 11, 2014 Kenny Minnotte passed away after fighting his battle against cancer...

Call to Action Do not join the USKiteboarder Association; help us Boycott Hilton Garden Inn, La Quinta and La Copa Inn...

New South Padre Bridge It is vitally important that we all voice our concern to the Project Manager for many reasons including recreation...

For Sale - SPI Windsurf-Kiteboard T's and Caps are available and on sale. Support your club! Contact Herman sbsso(at)sbcglobal.net to place orders with SPI windsurfing as the subject.

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  • Join the Organization

    Join Us

    Learn How to become a member

    Membership in the organization is open to all windsurfers and kiteboarders, their families and friends. Membership dues are only $20 for a monthly membership or $40 for a full year. You will become a member once you pay your dues and fill out the liability release form.

  • SPI Windsurfing Calendar Image


    List of Upcoming Events

    We have organized a list of events for this year and the coming months on South Padre Island, Texas. Take a look at the SPI Windsurfing event calendar to find out which events are approaching.

  • Windsurfing on South Padre

    Photo Gallery

    kiteboarding and windsurfing pictures

    Take a look at kite surfing and wind surfing photos on South Padre Island, Texas. The North Flats is the premier location to kiteboard and windsurf on SPI, see what the locals and others are doing in our windsurfing photo gallery, and kiteboarding pictures gallery.

  • Windsurfing Newsletter


    Learn About what is Happening

    The SPI Windsurfing newsletter is released quarterly. It is meant to inform all members of the current, past and future projects and events that involves the organization. To join the mailing list, fill out the form in the right column.