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Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Mangalia Beach, Constanta, Romania
Mangalia offers a moderate maritime climate that features warm but not hot summers with an average temperature of 21 °C /70 °F and cool but not cold winters with an average temperature of 1 °C /34 °F. As the sea breeze gets stronger during the summer months and the sea warmer, kite-surfing has became a favorite activity for the locals.
The sandy beach is very wide and has designated areas for swimmers and water sports, so finding the perfect spot to launch your kite is easy. The sea is shallow and clean and has small to medium choppy waves. The best season to kite-surf is from April to October, where the thermal winds provide with ideal conditions for free ride and speed kite-surfing.
Mangalia Beach and the other beach resorts that are located on the north side of the city, such as Neptun, Jupiter, Venus and more, are part of the upcoming hot spots in Romania for kite-surfing, sharing the same weather and sea conditions with Mangalia Beach. So make your pick or visit them all and enjoy a long day riding the waves and the wind in the amazing sandy coast of Mangalia.
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Live an amazing experience with us and jump from 4000m altitude. We are the largest skydiving association in Romania and one of the largest in SE Europe, it opens the doors each year from April to November.
Minimum age: 16 years old with the written consent of both parents, notarized. After 18 years old, parent’s consent is no longer necessary.
Maximum admitted weight of the passenger: 110 kg.
Good physical condition. It is important that the person who jumps does not have serious problems with the heart, ankles, legs, nausea and that s/he is not afraid of heights.
Necessary documents: ID card
Equipment: sport shoes and sport clothes.
Period: April – November (middle of Nov)
Days: Friday to Sunday (8:00 – Sunset)
Tandem jump (+ video & photos) € 252
Tandem jump (+video) € 232
We need you to tell us when you come to the drop zone for the jump so that we can arrange to welcome you in our great family. We will be prepared for you with tandem jump equipment, an instructor and the aircraft.
Because our activity is intense we need that you respect the reservation day and time. Choose your experience day!
The course is 90% practical and obviously super fun for a weekend break!
The 2 day kitesurfing course also addresses to beginners and is a good introduction to the secrets of the sport; it includes Discovery module and also body-dragging techniques in the water needed to recover the board.
The course is 100% practical and is a perfect idea for a long weekend!
4 day kitesurfing course is also intended for beginners and follows the 2 day Initiation Course. The third and fourth day learning techniques involve water-start, complex body-dragging and maintaining the speed and direction of travel on the board.
You want to try a new trick or master a maneuver, we can assist you!
A Private Lesson involves 1 IKO Instructor + 1 Student. A Semi-Private Lesson involves a maximum of 2 students per instructor with safety as the primary concern at our kiteboading school.
Do you need a mini vacation on the water? Here is an option!
The first 4 days of the course follows the same rules of Initiation and Independent courses, and then it offers two more full days for enhancing water-start and board control techniques, small jumps and transitions. If you are passionate about kitesurfing we strongly recommend this course since it gives you the opportunity to practice with confidence and become independent.
Getting bored on the beach? We move in the water!
Discovery module provides some basic information about this sport to those who want to initiate. The course begins by presenting the equipment and framework necessary for carrying out the course and also, provides participants with optimal conditions for initiation.
The first part of the session focuses on the quality and wind direction, safety rules, equipment checking and preparation. The second part takes place in water and includes piloting the kite by the student and maintaining it in fixed positions with two hands and one hand, re-launches the kite from the water, recall procedure using self-rescue method and using of safety systems.
If you want progress, go all the way!
The course “From zero to a hero!” will turn you from a totally beginner to an independent kitesurfer, able to practice this sport by yourself. The first week course covers the techniques from the Discovery to the Advanced courses, while the next week course defines the advanced settings of the equipment, board control in different conditions, advanced theories and basic freestyle tricks.