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Learn to sail in Croatia with Activity Yachting

Yacht Heeling with Activity Yachting

Activity Yachting offer learn to sail holidays around the beautiful Dalmatian Islands of central Croatia. The holidays are suitable for beginners and sailors looking to improve. You can qualify at international Crew or Skipper level, or just have a fun skippered charter holiday with some instruction.

There is availability from mid July until the end of July and from mid August until the end of October. Singles and couples are welcome and can share with others, while groups and families have their own yachts.
Prices start from £330/395€ per person per week. Find out more here: www.activityyachting.com

Top 10 windsurfing lakes in Europe

Windsurfing lakes in Europe flickr image by infomastern

When you compare it to the majesty of the ocean, exposed to the ferocity of the wind and elements, it’s sometimes easy to forget the unadulterated joy a simple lake can bring you. So, we’ve decided Read more »

Spain

Spain Windsurf Flickr image by josé dopazo

Spain is perhaps the best country for windsurfing in Europe due to its Mediterranean climate, extensive coastline and reliable winds. On the mainland the most popular resort for windsurfing in Spain is Tarifa in Andalusia. Located Read more »

A guide to Canary Islands windsurfing holidays

Canary Islands windsurfing holidays Wikimedia image by M istral gagnant

An archipelago blessed with year-round warmth, Atlantic waters and almost guaranteed wind, it’s little wonder that Canary Islands windsurfing holidays are some of the best on the planet. The brisk, humid and north-easterly trade winds stir Read more »

La Gomera

La Gomera Windsurfing Wikimedia Commons image by Diego Delso

La Gomera is the Canary Islands’ best-kept secret. It is the second-smallest of the Canaries, and without an international airport, is unspoilt and undeveloped, a haven for everyone from hippie travellers to ramblers. It is also Read more »

Krabi

Krabi Windsurfing Flickr image by Mark Fischer

Krabi is one of Thailand’s most popular and attractive beach destinations. And that’s saying something! Krabi offers more than just great beaches. Limestone cliffs, mangrove swamps and a quirky, friendly feel are all part of the Read more »

Ecuador

Ecuador Windsurfing Flickr image by texaus1

Ecuador’s tropical coastline and inland lakes offer plenty of opportunity for windsurfers to get out onto the water. Its gorgeous white sand beaches, incredible wildlife and colourful culture help seal the deal. Take an Ecuador windsurfing Read more »

Windsurfing tutorial: how to carve gybe

How to carve gybe Wikimedia image by Merryfranskster

The introduction of modern materials to windsurfing, such as quick planing boards and carbon fibre accessories, has made the sport more accessible and more appealing to a larger number of people. Learning how to carve gybe Read more »

Grenada

Grenada Windsurfing Flickr image by texaus1

Grenada is a colourful and attractive Caribbean nation. It is often overlooked by travellers looking for a bit of sun, sea and sand, in favour of bigger names such as Barbados. But that’s OK: Grenada is Read more »

Europe

Europe Windsurfing Flickr image by Neiljs

Windsurfing in Europe is very popular due to its long and varied coastlines offering fantastic wave and flat water windsurfing spots. Many of Europe’s best locations host international windsurfing events, while others remain hidden gems enjoyed Read more »