Pleasure Bay, nestling Castle Island, is one of Boston’s most popular beaches and a place for a number of extreme sports. The island, litteraly connected to the mainland, is home to Fort Independence, a National Historic Landmark, and Pleasure Bay features a sandy beach and swimming in a calm, enclosed lagoon.
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Wind Surfing in Cottesloe Beach, Perth, Western Australia Australia
Cottesloe beach is a beautiful sandy beach that offers to locals and visitors a variety of water-sports. It is popular amongst surfers, kiters and windsurfers, as it provides great sea breeze conditions, especially from October to March. Windsurfers can explore the waves with swell sizes that start from 1 m/3 ft and hold up to 5 m/16 ft.
The best wind direction is from the south, southwest. In addition, the spot is suitable for more experienced windsurfers. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 48%, in autumn the wind blows at 55%, in winter at 39% and in spring at 43%. Keep in mind that windsurfers launching point is located on the south side of the beach. Note: be careful of sharks and locals.