The Turks and Caicos Islands lie in the Lucayan Archipelago and are a British Overseas Territory consisting of eight islands: West Caicos, Providenciales, East Caicos, South Caicos, North and Middle Caicos, Grand Turk and Saly Cay. Only East and West Caicos are uninhabited. Apart from a superb tourist destination, they are also well-known as an offshore financial center. The climate of the islands is classified as marine tropical, providing relatively consistent temperatures throughout the year.
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Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Außenalster Lake, Hamburg, Hamburg Germany
Sea sports become very popular in the wider Hamburg area. Especially in Außenalster, you find a lot of water sports activity. One sport that is very popular on the spot is kite-boarding. The lake is huge and there are many options for developing high kite speed and showing off your amazing tricks. The conditions in Außenalster are ideal for kite-boarding.
Average wind speed is at 9 knots (about 16.5 kph) and the best wind directions are west-northwest and west-southwest. The average air temperature in winter/fall months is at 7°C /44.6°F and in spring/summer at 15°C /59°F. Space is so vast so that you may come along other kite-boarders, many boats or other motorized water crafts and even kayakers or many other water enthusiasts.
Around the lake and in several spots, you find coffee shops and restaurants as well as lovely beaches. There are many places where you can rent your equipment, if you don’t own one already and schools whose experienced staff will help you by teaching you everything you need to know. Enjoy the best water sports in the middle of Germany!