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    Free your mind, make new friends, get fit, go on the road.

    Choose our Kitesurf, SUP and Bike sports to fully experience the natural beauty of Lake Como. Our kite school is located in Dervio, in the heart of Lake Como where sport is a lifestyle in the open air. Explore our Kite destinations on Lake Como, Sicily, Sardinia, Brazil and other locations on request. Join the MC4Season kitesurf community for truly memorable experiences!

    Free your mind, make new friends, get fit, go on the road.

    Choose our Kitesurf, SUP and Bike sports to fully experience the natural beauty of Lake Como. Our kite school is located in Dervio, in the heart of Lake Como where sport is a lifestyle in the open air. Explore our Kite destinations on Lake Como, Sicily, Sardinia, Brazil and other locations on request. Join the MC4Season kitesurf community for truly memorable experiences!

    Free your mind, make new friends, get fit, go on the road.

    Choose our Kitesurf, SUP and Bike sports to fully experience the natural beauty of Lake Como. Our kite school is located in Dervio, in the heart of Lake Como where sport is a lifestyle in the open air. Explore our Kite destinations on Lake Como, Sicily, Sardinia, Brazil and other locations on request. Join the MC4Season kitesurf community for truly memorable experiences!

    ABOUT

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    We are VDWS qualified instructors.
    Our vision is to have fun and learn kite surfing with effective teaching methods, immersed in the local culture with like-minded people.

    In this close group of friends, our goal is to share the passion and love for sport, wellness, the outdoors and the vibrant culture that our destinations have to offer.

    SERVICES

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    MC4season offers Kite lessons for all levels and ages. The winds of Lake Como are ideal and Dervio offers the best spots.

    We like to create a close relationship with our guests and always try to guarantee unforgettable experiences during their stay. Our qualified instructors will do everything to keep you entertained!

    Our boats remain close to the student, who can communicate with the instructor via transceiver.

    Flexible location: we offer boat transportation services for alternative departure and arrival points, such as Santa Maria Rezzonico, Varenna, Bellagio and Menaggio.


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    Our educational approach guarantees children to enjoy lessons and have fun safely on the lake!

    Kite, wetsuit and safety clothing included in each lesson. Equipment rental and the Lift boat are also available outside the lessons.

    We also manage other activities: Sup Paddle Boarding and Mountain Bike Guiding are available on request or as an alternative to Kite Surf lessons.

    We also offer a variety of Kite holiday packages to Sicily, Sardinia, Brazil and other locations on request throughout the year.

    KITE

    TRYKITE - Level 1

    Trykite

    Kite surf lessons in Lake Como!

    Choose to Try Kite with MC4Season, the best kite school in Dervio.

    The sensation of gliding on the water and being pulled by your kite is a remarkable experience that brings simple joy to children and adults of all ages.

    Learn the basic kite flying skills before departing on boat for a one-hour session in water.

    Here you are accompanied in the water with your instructor and guided through required movements and positions to keep your kite in motion to move through the water.

    Gain a full understanding of all kite surf safety equipment, finally coming to the conclusion that it’s not as intimidating as it first seemed. Smooth, elegant and playful. Find out what kite surfing can offer you with Try kite, and get motivated for more!

    Included:

    • Qualified Kite Instructor
    • 1 hour instruction
    • Transport by boat
    • Kite and board
    • Wetsuit
    • Life jacket
    • Helmet with headphones
    • Harness
    • Kite Surfing equipment
    • Pick up at alternative location if staying in Varenna, Bellagio and Menaggio. Drop off at same location or any of the 3 locations

    What to bring:

    • Board shorts / swimwear to wear under wetsuit.
    • Adequate clothing for boat journey and weather conditions (hoodie, sunshades and hat)
    • Hand towel
    • Water, small snack, waterproof phone container, flip-flops
    • Sun protection


    Schedule:

    • Meeting point – Dervio kite school (or use pick up service at agreed location)
    • Meeting time – 30 minutes before boat departure for equipment check
    • Return time – 30 minutes after lesson ends

    price: private 80 € | group 70 € | semi-private (2 persons) 75 €
    duration: 1 hour per session (2-4 hours on boat)

    BEGINNER COURSE - Level 1 - 3 + T

    Kitesurf - corso base

    Take our basic kite course for your first steps into your kite surf world. Achieve a skilled level to kite surf with full awareness of all safety requirements for kite surfing in the lake.

    We ensure a full understanding of kite and bar techniques during the theory lesson, while enhancing your skills by boat. Develop complete abilities of kite control and kite skills in water.

    ‘Body dragging’ techniques will ensure adequate power in your kite to then introduce the board for your first kite start!

    A basic kite surf course by boat is best! Your qualified kite surf instructor will always be close by to guide and encourage you by boat and using headphones. Kite surf in Lake Como with absolute safety!

    Included:

    • Qualified Kite Instructor
    • 1 hours instruction
    • Transport by boat
    • Kite and board
    • Wetsuit
    • Life jacket
    • Helmet with headphones
    • Harness
    • Kite Surfing equipment
    • Pick up at alternative location if staying in Varenna, Bellagio and Menaggio. Drop off at same location or any of the 3 locations

    What to bring:

    • Board shorts / swimwear to wear under wetsuit.
    • Adequate clothing for boat journey and weather conditions (hoodie, sunshades and hat)
    • Hand towel
    • Water, small snack, waterproof phone container, flip-flops
    • Sun protection


    Schedule:

    • Meeting point – Dervio kite school (or use pick up service at agreed location)
    • Meeting time – 30 minutes before boat departure for equipment check
    • Return time – 30 minutes after lesson ends

    price: private 179 € | group 159 € | semi-private (2 persons) 169 €
    duration: 5 hours (1 day)

    BEGINNER + INTERMEDIATE COURSE (7 HOURS) - Level 1 - 4 + T

    Kitesurf - corso base + intermedio 7 ore

    Choose our base to intermediate kite surf lessons in Lake Como.

    Our two day kite surfing course is ideal for a full immersion into kite surfing. Develop a deep understanding of base technique in kite skills on land and in water. Get comfortable with ‘body dragging’ and relaunching your kite in the lake and get plenty of time with the kite board to start standing and riding downwind for up to and more than 50 meters including changes of direction.

    Choose a longer course to develop a deeper understanding and joy for kite surfing. Gain a more consistent performance with your kite and boarding skillsets and get excited for more kite time in our local paradise!

    Kite lessons by boat are best! Keep full attention on kiting while in the water throughout your practical lesson and the instructor will always stay close by to guide and encourage by boat and by headphones. All in the spacious open waters of Lake Como!

    Included:

    • Qualified Kite Instructor
    • 7 hours instruction
    • Transport by boat
    • Kite and board
    • Wetsuit
    • Life jacket
    • Helmet with headphones
    • Harness
    • Kite Surfing equipment
    • Pick up at alternative location if staying in Varenna, Bellagio and Menaggio. Drop off at same location or any of the 3 locations

    What to bring:

    • Board shorts / swimwear to wear under wetsuit.
    • Adequate clothing for boat journey and weather conditions (hoodie, sunshades and hat)
    • Hand towel
    • Water, small snack, waterproof phone container, flip-flops
    • Sun protection


    Schedule:

    • Meeting point – Dervio kite school (or use pick up service at agreed location)
    • Meeting time – 30 minutes before boat departure for equipment check
    • Return time – 30 minutes after lesson ends

    price: private 298 € | group 278 € | semi-private (2 persons) 288 €
    duration: 7 hours (2 days)

    BEGINNER + INTERMEDIATE COURSE (10 HOURS) - Level 1 - 5 + T

    Kitesurf - corso base + intermedio 10 ore

    Immerse yourself in kite with our 3-day course. Develop a thorough understanding of base technique in kite skills on land and in water. Get comfortable with ‘body dragging’ and relaunching your kite in the lake, board starts and riding downwind for up to and more than 50 meters. Learn to change direction, keep kite in optimum position to work on basic jibes.

    With additional practice on position with the kite and board, learning to kite upwind becomes more achievable.

    Less assistance by boat is required after learning to kite upwind. Gain a more consistent performance with your kite and boarding skillsets and get excited for more kite time in our local paradise!

    Kite lessons by boat are best! Keep full attention on kiting while in the water throughout your practical lesson and the instructor will always stay close by to guide and encourage by boat and by headphones. All in the spacious open waters of Lake Como!

    Included:

    • Qualified Kite Instructor
    • 10 hours instruction
    • Transport by boat
    • Kite and board
    • Wetsuit
    • Life jacket
    • Helmet with headphones
    • Harness
    • Kite Surfing equipment
    • Pick up at alternative location if staying in Varenna, Bellagio and Menaggio. Drop off at same location or any of the 3 locations

    What to bring:

    • Board shorts / swimwear to wear under wetsuit.
    • Adequate clothing for boat journey and weather conditions (hoodie, sunshades and hat)
    • Hand towel
    • Water, small snack, waterproof phone container, flip-flops
    • Sun protection


    Schedule:

    • Meeting point – Dervio kite school (or use pick up service at agreed location)
    • Meeting time – 30 minutes before boat departure for equipment check
    • Return time – 30 minutes after lesson ends

    price: private 407€ | group 387 € | semi-private (2 persons) 397 €
    duration: 10 hours (3 days)

    INTERMEDIATE + ADVANCED COURSE - Level 4+

    Kitesurf - corso intermedio + avanzato

    Kite surf with independence and improved technique and ability in Lake Como. We offer focused lessons to make the next level in your kite surfing!

    Learn how to begin with a smoother kite start and look to find the optimum movements in your kite to keep focus on your board skills and start cutting the water with greater playfulness and efficiency. Develop a steady speed and begin maneuvering your board to gain more traction against the kite.

    For those still travelling downwind, learn how to become more self sufficient in returning upwind to the starting point. For more advanced kite surfers looking to develop new tricks and jumps on heel and toe side, we guide you on the preferred sequence and timing to find the necessary steps to succeed. There’s always another level up. There is no better place to find it than the stunning backdrop of Lake Como!

    Included:

    • Qualified Kite Instructor
    • 3 hours instruction
    • Transport by boat
    • Kite and board
    • Wetsuit
    • Life jacket
    • Helmet with headphones
    • Harness
    • Kite Surfing equipment
    • Pick up at alternative location if staying in Varenna, Bellagio and Menaggio. Drop off at same location or any of the 3 locations

    What to bring:

    • Board shorts / swimwear to wear under wetsuit.
    • Adequate clothing for boat journey and weather conditions (hoodie, sunshades and hat)
    • Hand towel
    • Water, small snack, waterproof phone container, flip-flops
    • Sun protection


    Schedule:

    • Meeting point – Dervio kite school (or use pick up service at agreed location)
    • Meeting time – 30 minutes before boat departure for equipment check
    • Return time – 30 minutes after lesson ends

    price: private 129€ | group 109 € | semi-private (2 persons) 119 €
    duration: 3 hours

    PRIVATE LESSON - Level 3 - 7

    Kitesurf - lezione privata

    A single lesson is designed for those searching to improve all-round technique, or looking to find confidence in new tricks.

    Instructor instructing by boat will remain close by to give constant advice to ensure timing and rhythm of movements with kite and board are improved to reach your specific target.

    Upon request, the instructor can stay by your side in the water for a tailor made lesson.

    Kite lessons by boat are always fun with like-minded people joining you in your passion for kite surfing. Take time listening to the instructor’s feedback is also very useful when on the boat before and after your time in the water.

    Included:

    • Qualified Kite Instructor
    • 1 hour instruction
    • Transport by boat
    • Kite and board
    • Wetsuit
    • Life jacket
    • Helmet with headphones
    • Harness
    • Kite Surfing equipment
    • Pick up at alternative location if staying in Varenna, Bellagio and Menaggio. Drop off at same location or any of the 3 locations

    What to bring:

    • Board shorts / swimwear to wear under wetsuit.
    • Adequate clothing for boat journey and weather conditions (hoodie, sunshades and hat)
    • Hand towel
    • Water, small snack, waterproof phone container, flip-flops
    • Sun protection


    Schedule:

    • Meeting point – Dervio kite school (or use pick up service at agreed location)
    • Meeting time – 30 minutes before boat departure for equipment check
    • Return time – 30 minutes after lesson ends

    price: 90 €
    duration: 1 hour

    KIDS KITING - Level 1 - 7

    Kids kiting

    Kids’ kiting is fun and safe at all times. Available for kids from 8 to 15 years of age. Enjoy lessons by boat in the open waters of lake Como. Our hands on teaching style and years of experience ensure kids have a great time in the water to come back for plenty more!

    Safety on boat and in the water is always our priority with all lessons. Helmets and life jacket are worn at all times on the boat. We ensure each kid receives full attention during his or her session.

    Each boat trip can take a small group of kids, with only one kid in the water 1 to 1 with the kite instructor at a time.

    Kids have most fun with a kite in the sky! Learning in the safe and open waters of lake Como, kids learn faster with less walking along the beaches elsewhere. We ensure they have unforgettable experience and a new top sport in Kite surf!

    Included:

    • Qualified Kite Instructor
    • Transport by boat
    • Kite and board
    • Wetsuit
    • Life jacket
    • Helmet with headphones
    • Harness
    • Kite Surfing equipment
    • Pick up at alternative location if staying in Varenna, Bellagio and Menaggio. Drop off at same location or any of the 3 locations

    What to bring:

    • Board shorts / swimwear to wear under wetsuit.
    • Adequate clothing for boat journey and weather conditions (hoodie, sunshades and hat)
    • Hand towel
    • Water, small snack, waterproof phone container, flip-flops
    • Sun protection


    Schedule:

    • Meeting point – Dervio kite school (or use pick up service at agreed location)
    • Meeting time – 30 minutes before boat departure for equipment check
    • Return time – 30 minutes after lesson ends

    prices: 15% reduced rate on all packages
    duration: 1 or more hours (please enquire for preferred options)

    SELF RESCUE

    Self Rescue

    For those who wish to begin taking boat rides for kite surfing excluding lessons, or haven’t kited in a while. The self-rescue course is ideal for those not used to kite surfing in the area and first time trying kite in a lake. A great opportunity to learn general safety protocols while kite surfing in Lake Como.

    We guide you on safety protocols for awaiting assistance by boat.

    How to place the bar, the kite and body when stationary in the water. Important in time of emergency or in other situations when kite lines require untangling for example.

    Ensure full responsibility is maintained when kiting in lake como. Keep happy, keep sporty and keep safe!

    Included:

    • Qualified Kite Instructor
    • Transport by boat
    • Kite and board
    • Wetsuit
    • Life jacket
    • Helmet with headphones
    • Harness
    • Kite Surfing equipment
    • Pick up at alternative location if staying in Varenna, Bellagio and Menaggio. Drop off at same location or any of the 3 locations

    What to bring:

    • Board shorts / swimwear to wear under wetsuit.
    • Adequate clothing for boat journey and weather conditions (hoodie, sunshades and hat)
    • Hand towel
    • Water, small snack, waterproof phone container, flip-flops
    • Sun protection


    Schedule:

    • Meeting point – Dervio kite school (or use pick up service at agreed location)
    • Meeting time – 30 minutes before boat departure for equipment check
    • Return time – 30 minutes after lesson ends

    price: 60 €
    duration: 1 hour

    BOAT LIFT FROM / TO DERVIO (excl. Kite equipment) - Level 4+

    Servizio Lift esclusa attrezzatura

    Our lift service gives you the opportunity to kitesurf in absolute serenity, two minutes from our kite center with your own equipment or our rental equipment. We take you to the center of the lake with our boats to begin kiting, finding the best wind conditions; we ensure you are supervised at all times in case of urgent assistance.

    This service is granted only to people with a mobile phone in a sealed case and from the mandatory use of a life jacket.

    NOTE: All persons using boat lifts will wear our new lycra MC4Season shirts when kiting. Keep safe and stay in sight by our team!

    Included:

    • Qualified Kite Instructor
    • Pick up and drop off by boat in our kite center in Dervio

    Obligatory Personal Equipment:

    • Life jacket
    • Helmet (for those using the table leash)
    • Waterproof case for mobile phone

    What to bring:

    • Board shorts / swimwear to wear under wetsuit.
    • Adequate clothing for boat journey and weather conditions (hoodie, sunshades and hat)
    • Hand towel
    • Water, small snack, waterproof phone container, flip-flops
    • Sun protection


    Schedule:

    • Meeting point – Dervio kite school (or use pick up service at agreed location)
    • Meeting time – 30 minutes before boat departure for equipment check
    • Return time – 30 minutes after lesson ends

    prices: 30-495 € (day / 10 days / season)
    duration: all afternoon (depending on the wind forecast)

    BOAT LIFT FROM / TO DERVIO (incl. Kite equipment) - Level 4+

    Servizio Lift inclusa attrezzatura

    Our lift service gives you the opportunity to kite surf in absolute serenity, two minutes from our kite center with your own equipment or our rental equipment. We take you to the center of the lake with our boats to begin kiting, finding the best wind conditions; we ensure you are supervised at all times in case of urgent assistance.

    This service is granted only to people with a mobile phone in a sealed case and from the mandatory use of a life jacket.

    NOTE: All persons using boatlifts will wear our new lycra MC4Season shirts when kiting. Keep safe and stay in sight by our team!

    Included:

    • Qualified Kite Instructor
    • Pick up and drop off by boat in our kite center in Dervio.
    • Kite and board
    • Wetsuit
    • Life jacket
    • Helmet with headphones
    • Harness
    • Kite Surfing equipment

    Obligatory Personal Equipment:

    • Life jacket
    • Helmet (for those using the table leash)
    • Waterproof case for mobile phone

    What to bring:

    • Board shorts / swimwear to wear under wetsuit.
    • Adequate clothing for boat journey and weather conditions (hoodie, sunshades and hat)
    • Hand towel
    • Water, small snack, waterproof phone container, flip-flops
    • Sun protection


    Schedule:

    • Meeting point – Dervio kite school (or use pick up service at agreed location)
    • Meeting time – 30 minutes before boat departure for equipment check
    • Return time – 30 minutes after lesson ends

    price: 90 €
    duration: all afternoon (depending on the wind forecast)

    BOAT LIFT ASSIST FROM / TO DERVIO - Level 4+

    Boat Lift Assist

    Our lift service gives you the opportunity to kite surf in absolute serenity. Located two minutes from our kite center, take your own equipment or our rental equipment. We take you to the center of the lake with our boats to begin kiting, finding the best wind conditions; we ensure you are supervised at all times. We offer immediate assistance with kite equipment, and bring you back upwind by boat if still kiting downwind only to ensure you keep kite surfing with less stress.

    This service is granted only to people with a mobile phone in a sealed case and from the mandatory use of a life jacket.

    NOTE: All persons using boat lifts will wear our new Lycra MC4Season shirts when kiting. Keep safe and stay in sight by our team!

    Included:

    • Qualified Kite Instructor
    • Pick up and drop off by boat in our kite center in Dervio

    Obligatory Personal Equipment:

    • Life jacket
    • Helmet (for those using the table leash)
    • Waterproof case for mobile phone

    What to bring:

    • Board shorts / swimwear to wear under wetsuit.
    • Adequate clothing for boat journey and weather conditions (hoodie, sunshades and hat)
    • Hand towel
    • Water, small snack, waterproof phone container, flip-flops
    • Sun protection


    Schedule:

    • Meeting point – Dervio kite school (or use pick up service at agreed location)
    • Meeting time – 30 minutes before boat departure for equipment check
    • Return time – 30 minutes after lesson ends

    price: 50 €
    duration: all afternoon (depending on the wind forecast)

    RETURN BOAT SHUTTLE SERVICE

    Servizio Shuttle

    Find full flexibility in your trip to Lake Como by using our boat shuttle service to kite surf instead of driving from your accommodation. For those who are staying in towns with less access to kite, we offer pick up and drop off from Varenna, Bellagio, Menaggio and also beach bar 29 located in Santa Maria Rezzonico.

    Perfect for those travelling from Lugano or the city of Como for the day. We make your kite experience as hassle free as possible!

    Service provided with any kite lessons with MC4Season.

    Included:

    • Qualified Kite Instructor
    • Pick up by boat in Varenna, Bellagio, Menaggio or Santa Maria Rezzonico (Beach bar 29)
    • Drop off in the same location or any of the above locations
    • Please review your chosen MC4Season kite course for what is included; all kite and safety equipment, and wetsuit sizes to be transmitted to MC4Season to ensure we bring everything fully prepared for your kite experience

    What to bring:

    • Board shorts / swimwear to wear under wetsuit.
    • Adequate clothing for boat journey and weather conditions (hoodie, sunshades and hat)
    • Hand towel
    • Water, small snack, waterproof phone container, flip-flops
    • Sun protection


    Schedule:

    • Meeting point – Dervio kite school (or use pick up service at agreed location)
    • Meeting time – 30 minutes before boat departure for equipment check
    • Return time – 30 minutes after lesson ends

    price: 40 € per person
    duration: 15 minutes per trip

    SUP

    SUP GUIDING

    Guida SUP

    Paddle, relax, and have fun with like out on the lake with your very own guide.

    Surrounded by the lake waters, we take you through the basics of paddle boarding, working on position and paddling technique. Relax, take in the great sunshine and the picturesque scenes of towns and hills around the lake.

    Come away with a smile and a little more balance. Lots of fun and worthwhile for all ages!

    Included:

    • Sup board and paddle
    • Wet suit
    • Life jacket

    What to bring:

    • Adequate clothing
    • Sun protection

    price: private 60€ | group 45 € | semi-private 50 €
    duration: 2 hours

    SUP RENTAL

    Noleggio SUP

    Paddle, relax, and have fun with like out on the lake with your very own guide.
    Surrounded by the lake waters, a great way for friends and family to relax, taking in the great sunshine and the picturesque scenes of towns and hills around the lake.

    A great way to unwind, get your balance right for your kite surfing sessions.

    Enjoy the lakes many views with ease.

    Included:

    • Sup board and paddle
    • Wet suit
    • Life jacket

    What to bring:

    • Adequate clothing
    • Sun protection

    price: 20 €
    duration: 1 hour

    MTB

    MOUNTAIN BIKE GUIDING

    Guida di Mountaineers Bike

    Discover the fantastic mountains of Lario, Valtellina and Valchiavenna. We organize customized mountain bike excursions with routes rated from easy to difficult.

    Take the easier route through Pian di Spagna reserve to discover the numerous bird species and visit the ‘Forte di Fuentes’ suitable for families.

    For more avid bikers, the challenging excursion up to Mount Legnoncino at 1724 meters includes a splendid panoramic view of Lake Como!

    A great day out by bike, especially the way back down! For more demanding routes, we organize excursions in other locations.

    Included:

    • Qualified bike guide with National Mountain bike academy
    • MTB and helmet
    • Stunning scenic views surrounded by the natural beauty of the region

    What to bring:

    • Adequate clothing for MTB
    • Sun glasses
    • Water, snack
    • Sun protection
    • Backpack

    price and duration: vary; please enquire for preferred routes and options

    METEO & WEBCAM

    DERVIO


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