Scotland’s ultimate water-ski and wakeboard site! Set in
the beautiful Galloway hills, Loch Ken Water Ski School
has a cutting edge water-ski & wakeboard boat and a
highly trained professional team
We teach complete beginners
through to competition level skiers and look forward to
taking you out on the water regardless of your skill level.
Wakeboarding; The newest and one of the most exhilarating
sports - if you like any board sports (skating, snowboarding,
surfing) you will love Wakeboarding.
kitted up we start with a land lesson and a discussion about
which foot forward they may ride (Regular left forward,
Goofy right forward). Then it’s onto the training bar before
the rope behind the boat. Getting up for the first time
The next level; We will teach you to
cross the wakes both toe side and heel side, progressing
into how to get some air, then moving onto Ollies, 180’s
and switch riding. The satisfaction of learning your first
trick or landing your first jump is immense!
and Spins; Once ready you can learn to go upside down and
rotate through 360° in the air land and continue riding!
Our boat has a tower and wedge to help you get maximum air
time at this advanced/pro level. We will continue to help
you improve and give advice and support should you wish
to start competing! Wakeboarding is 1 to 1.
Speed Boat Trip;
suitable for all ages but dependant on your confidence level.
We work on a basis of 4 sessions per hour, each session
lasting 10 minutes on the water with 5 minutes change over
time. Additional people may ride in the boat even if not
taking part in the activity at no extra charge.
Qualifications; We offer a full range of training and examination
courses for both driver qualifications (Ski Boat Driver
Award), the internationally recognised International Certificate
of Competence Power Boat Driver, and Water Ski and Wakeboard
Instructor courses. These qualifications are issued by British
Water Ski who are the governing body in the UK.
All equipment is provided (wetsuit, buoyancy aid and any
other equipment required water-skis/wakeboards etc), however
if you do have your own equipment please feel free to bring
it. We also recommend that you bring swimwear, towels and
a warm jacket with you. Cameras and valuable items can be
stored safely in the boat.
We also have a full range
of new and second hand water sports equipment for sale.
View the full range at www.jobesports.com
The Boat; We
are proud to have a Malibu Response with Perfect Pass Star
Gazer speed control, a tower, and wedge for wake boarding
- providing the ultimate tow for all disciplines!y.