The island of Saint Martin is a popular destination for those people who love water-sports. It is situated in the northeastern Caribbean Sea. Saint Martin belongs to the group of Leeward Islands in the West Indies. In 1648, this small island was divided into two nations, France and the Kingdom of the Netherlands. St. Martin is the north French part of the island with Marigot as its main capital. Collectively, the two territories are known as "St-Martin / St Maarten". Le Gallon Bay is standing in the eastern French part.
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Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Sulina Beach, Tulcea County, Romania
Sulina offers a humid subtropical climate, with rainy winters and minimum temperatures at -4 °C/25 °F in January and February, and hot humid summers with an average temperature at 27 °C /81 °F in July and August.
Kitesurfing in Sulina Beach is a new activity that is slowly gaining reputation as the winds are stronger on this part of the Black Sea and at the north side of the beach, there are some excellent flat water conditions. The main wind direction is coming from Northeast, East, Southwest and is usually side-onshore. The water is shallow and crystal clear with no tide dependency.
The thermal winds are stronger early in the afternoon and waves up to 9.8 ft/3 m high rise occasionally for those who are into freestyle kite-surfing. During the summer months, the beach is crowded with bathers and jet skies. Avoid the swimmers area and find a clear spot to launch your kite safely. Kite-surfing gear is available at the city of Constanța.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.