Lac de Monteynard-Avignonet is an artificial water reservoir, serving the Électricité de France power station of Drac Station. The reservoir is bounded by the canyons of Ebron and Drac and belongs to the Isère department. It was created in 1961 after the built of a 145 m/476 ft dam. The reservoir is up to 10 km/6.3 mi long and in some places it reaches at 300 m/984 ft wide. On the lake, it is often windy and wavy, something that makes it one of the best places to practice water sports.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Revere Beach, Boston, Massachusetts USA
It is a wide and sandy beach with a nice view of Winthrop and Nahant, visible in the horizon. A lot of people visit the spot to exercise some kite-surfing, with autumn and fall being the best seasons to practice it. It is a good place for beginners, but excellent for experts when conditions are right.
Best wind comes from the Southwest with its main course being from the North, Southwest, West and Northwest. South and Southeast wind is optimal. Note that you must not kite south of the ‘Fiesta Building’ in summer from 8am to 6pm. Later on, it is allowed.
Regarding hotels and restaurants, you can find plenty in Revere, but if you want other options, Boston is just nearby.