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Windsurfing Introduction Hour - 1 hour



Windsurfing Introduction Hour - 1 hour

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Windsurfing Introduction Hour - 1 hour
Previously the preserve of a small group of enthusiasts, windsurfing has now grown into a global sporting trend. There is no more fun way to enjoy your time on the water.
Equipped with the latest gear and following an easy step-by-step methodology, advised and supported throughout by qualified instructors, you can master the board and sail in a very short time and with little effort. Kids can also do it easily (although they do have to be at least 5 years old).
When you master the basics, you may continue with the advanced courses, or simply move on to your first independent sailing sessions and really start savoring the intriguing windsurfing world.
Prepare to enjoy yourself, because windsurfing is all about fun!
Windsurf categories
• Starter lesson.
Want to try out windsurfing for the first time? Then a starter lesson is the best choice for you. Your lesson will take place on a day that is not too windy, so that you can practice the basics.
Things you can learn during the starter lesson:
• Your gear: what is a board and a sail?
• How to carry your gear around the beach safely.
• The simplest way to pull up your sail.
• How to get your board moving and how to stop it.
Once you have learnt the ropes on the beach, your lesson will continue on the water.
• Beginners' course
If it is your first time on the board and you want to master the sport basics, the beginners' course is the one for you. After this course, you should be able to practice by yourself and completely enjoy the thrill of windsurfing!
What you can learn during your beginners' course:
• Your gear: complete introduction to your board and sail.
• Wind direction and how to find your position based on it.
• How to prepare your gear and carry it around safely
• The easiest ways to pull up the sail
• How to get your board moving and how to stop it.
• The safest way to fall from the board
• How to carry your gear into the water
• Self-rescue basics
• How to turn the board 180 degrees against the wind and 180 degrees with the wind.
• Ways to steer your board
Intermediate course
You have already mastered the basic windsurfing techniques? Then go ahead and take your riding to the next level! This course will teach you how to perform a beach start, a fast tack and a simple non-planing jibe/gybe.
Your instructor will assess your current level and adjust the course to your needs.
What you will learn during the beach start lesson:
• The purpose of the beach start
• How to prepare your gear for the beach start
• What is a “flying rig”?
• How to control the board during the beach start
• How to get up on the board.
What you will learn during the fast tack lesson:
• Advantages and disadvantages of fast tacking
• Turn preparation
• How to turn the board against the wind
• How to visit the other side of the sail
• How to turn the board away from the wind and finish the turn
What you will learn during the jibe/gybe lesson:
• Advantages and disadvantages of the jibe/gybe
• Turn preparation
• How to turn the board downwind
• How to change your stance and flip a sail
• How to turn the board into the wind and to finish the turn

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