Invented in 1964 to introduce youth to the sport of sailing in shallow water, windsurfing is a surface water sport that combines sailing and surfing. Using a board powered by wind on a sail windsurfers can ride on the water at thrilling speeds.
If you are looking to learn windsurfing here are some centers that can take you from a beginner to a pro.
Horizon Surfing Kos is a kitesurfing, windsurfing, catsailing, and SUP center. It is located on the beach in front of the Horizon Beach Resort on the northwest coast of the Turkish island Kos. It is known for its strong wind that blows almost every day during the summer, making it the perfect place to learn windsurfing. The center offers windsurfing lessons for beginners and experts. It even offers lessons for children as long as they are older than 6 years old.
Boa Vista is one of the Cape Verde Spanish Islands located off the west coast of Morocco. The third largest of these Spanish islands, is a perfect getaway and must visit location for all water and beach lovers. Boa Vista Kite is a water sports center located on the island that offers kite and windsurfing lessons and rentals. They offer packages for beginners and pros, as well as adventure packages that allow you to go to undiscovered locations if you’re up to the challenge. The winds blow between October and April.
Last on the list is The Kite Buzz. Located by Paradise Resort Ras Sudr, Janub Sina, in Egypt, this center also offers kite and windsurfing packages for its customers. The conditions of the Red Sea makes it a great location for wind based water sports. In addition the fun and light hearted crew makes the experience all the more fun.