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  About us 

Come and learn how to kitesurf with Scotlands Most Experienced Kitesurfing School..

Kitesurf Scotland is Scotland's leading kitesurf school, owned by Grant Clayton - a local from Troon, South Ayrshire, who has been kitesurfing since the age of 12. Grant has managed kitesurfing schools throughout the world from Australia to the Caribbean!


We are devoted to providing high quality tuition along with sharing our experiences and passion of the sport with you. Our instructors have over 18 years of kitesurfing knowledge in all disciplines, you will be confident that you are in the hands of the experts.

Kitesurf Scotland offer an extensive range of lessons...from your first fly of a kite, to hydro-foiling, to big air riding!

We are proud to say the team are committed to the growth and camaraderie of our local kite community, and ensuring that everyone enjoys this beautiful sport!


All our instructors are fully qualified and insured. 

Location: Troon, South Ayrshire

We operate all year round so we are on hand full time to get you addicted!    


Here at Kitesurf Scotland we believe in giving our customers the ultimate kitesurfing experience.

We have an incredible wealth of knowledge and experience so you can be sure you will be receiving the highest quality tuition on the best equipment the industry has to offer.  One thing we don't offer is a second rate kitesurf lesson!


We live so we can share our passion for kitesurfing with others and for us it's an amazing feeling to see our students become independent kitesurfers. Our team here at Kitesurf Scotland have great customer feedback so check out what our students have had to say about us!


We would love to hear from you, so give us a call or drop us an email via our contact page and lets go Kitesurfing! 




Meet The Team

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Grant Clayton
Owner/principal instructor

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Born in Troon. Grant is one of the most experienced Kitesurfing instructors in the country with over 18 years of kitesurfing experience from managing schools all over the globe to competing professionally on the British kitesurfing championships.

Grant will always make you feel at ease during your sessions with us!


Alan Reid (Aldo)
Assistant kitesurfing instructor + SUP 

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Aldo is one of the most experienced kitesurfers in our community here in Troon. With over 20 years of experience on the water and land, Aldo's great attitude and personality will give you a kitesurfing experience like no other. You are guaranteed to be leaving with a smile on your face.

 You are in the hands of a legend!!

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Liam Davidson 

Kitesurfing Instructor 

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Liam is one of the most experienced kitesurfers in the country with over 15 years experience. Liam has managed one of the biggest kitesurfing school's In Australia and has continued his passion of teaching on return to the UK. Liams attitude and teaching techniques will have you hooked in no time!

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Lori Provan

Media, events and bookings

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A Troon local. Lori has 15+ years in watersport experience, including managing schools in Fuerteventura and Greece. You will see her at the beach promoting an all-round positive spirit. 


Fraser Bell

Beach assistant 

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The local town shredder and Airush international rider at only aged 15. Fraser has a great drive for the sport. He has a super attitude - always smiling and eager to help you out with tips on your kitesurfing.


School mascot

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The beach fluff ball, you will either find him around the surf bus, on the beach or in the sea playing with his kitesurfing buddies! Top dog

Team Riders


Freek Bergkotte

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Our Dutch rider who always has a smile on his face. All round good guy who's stoke is always 100%

You are guaranteed to have a fun session when Freek is on the water!


Holly Kennedy

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Holly is our local rider who rides for Duotone Kiteboarding and ION. Holly has got many podium positions in the British Kitesurfing championship's.

Holly has heaps of a experiance and is a great ambassador for the sport!


Kojo Kostakis

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The freestyle king! Kojo's old school freestyle moves are a real head turner. He is the king of style and knows how to put on a good show. 


John Robinson 

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Our Scottish Highlands kitesurfer! John is a fantastic ambassador for kitesurfing here in Scotland. Always sharing the love, the stoke and making the most of everyday!


Rory James 

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Our wakestyle guru with over 15 years of kitesurfing experience!

You will see Rory out on his 13m Vegas laying down some of the sickest unhooked moves! 


John Barber

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Big air lover and all round good guy! John has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to Airush and Shinn Material

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