REAL is the home of Kite, Surf, Standup and Style. Located in Cape Hatteras, NC, and internationally recognized as the best place to kiteboard in the world, and the East Coast’s #1 surfing destination.
The REAL Flagship Store, REAL Lesson Center and REAL Rental Shop were designed and built for YOU to maximize your experience in Cape Hatteras whether you are coming to kiteboard, surf, standup paddleboard or just to enjoy the beach.
Since 1998, REAL has taught more than 37,000 students how to kiteboard. With 35 full-time coaches, a state of the art learning facility, and access to exclusive terrain, REAL is recognized as one of the best kiteboarding schools in the world.
Our professional staff, custom programs, “On the Fly” Jet Ski support, private facilities, and latest kiteboarding equipment make REAL the most advanced kiteboard training destination in the world.
Trip Forman, Matt Nuzzo