New addition into our summer camp for teens aged 14 to 17 in Tarifa: Wingsurfing.
The WINGSURF or WINGFOIL (for more advanced levels) is the latest innovation and evolution in the field of water sports. It is an awesome new sport that has grown in popularity over the past couple of years. Wingsurf is the perfect combination of elements such as kitesurf, windsurf, paddle surf and surf.
The beginner level is to start to ride on a regular SUP board and with more experience on a SUP Foil board, while holding a hand-held inflatable sail, which is called a “wing”. It makes your contact with the wing much closer. The posture and the handling behaviour is like in windsurfing and the way of sliding and surfing the waves gives you the feeling of surfing with a paddle board. The sensation of sliding on a board with great buoyancy and feeling the force of the wind through the wing is unique and very exciting.
Wingsurf is a safe sport if practiced properly, respecting a few rules. As in kitesurfing and windsurfing, all students must wear a helmet and a lifejacket to be safe. You have the wing directly in your hands which prevents you from losing control.The wing has a safety leash so as soon as the grip handles are released the wing moves to a neutral position and stops pulling. The boards used in wingsurfing are large, with the ability to float which makes it easy to stand and also sit on, if needed.
As for all of our programmes, safety comes first. We have been very selective in choosing the instructors for our new wingsurfing program to ensure we are offering our students the best experience possible. With KTS we have a local kitesurf school on hand which will turn this new experience to an exciting summer holiday memory for our summer campers. Wingsurfing could be the sport you’ve been looking for, for a lifetime!
Practise Wingsurf this summer and make a new water sport experience:
This course is offered only to beginners in this sport and in a group of four people sharing the wingsurf gear available in pairs. The wingsurf gear includes a board, wing, helmet, life jacket, wetsuit.
There is enough time to learn all the basics to enjoy wingsurfing in one week. The hydrofoil element may be introduced at the end of the second week if the abilities of the students and the wind conditions allow to take this step.
The wingsurf lessons take place on four afternoons each week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday) for a total of 12 hours weekly.
- Level 0. Beginner without experience.
Joining with a friend and both have the same knowledge of wingsurfing (beginner or intermediate level), a semi-private course could be offered for 12 hours (two students, each one with own wingsurf gear.
Contact us for more information.
Group size: never exceeds four participants in a group course.