A popular water sports activity, windsurfing combines elements of surfing and sailing. Wales’ lakes and coastline provide some of the UK’s top windsurfing spots perfect for enjoying an activity weekend with a group of friends.
Learn to blast across the surf
It is essential to learn to windsurf with a qualified activity operator, packages are available for beginners and those who want to improve their skills.
You'll be provided with a board, buoyancy aid and wetsuit, taught on dry land about the gear and how to use it, and then taken onto the water. A couple of days should see you with the basics mastered.
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Kitesurfing or kiteboarding is an adventure sport that combines surfing and kite-flying. It uses the power of the wind to propel the rider across the waves on a small kiteboard, and in Wales you’ll find beaches with good cross shore and onshore winds, perfect for kitsurfing.
Learning to kitesurf
Professional tuition from a qualified instructor is essential and is taught in small groups or one-to-one. All your equipment will be supplied and your qualified instructor will teach you the basics of both flying the kite and surfing the board in a couple of days.
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