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by zulik
Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Best place to learn waves
Replies: 5
Views: 661

Re: Best place to learn waves

Zulik, Union Island will be great to practice basics and while there u can try small waves at Palm Island. Jeremie can arrange this for u. Barbados is very good but always try to remember there is significant current that takes away realized wind speed. Yes, heard about it. But my girlfriend really...
by zulik
Sat Sep 16, 2017 2:15 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Best place to learn waves
Replies: 5
Views: 661

Re: Best place to learn waves

Something that helps a lot with learning waves is learning surfboard basics on flat water. How to make S turns following the kite, being good at riding toeside, being able to turn around quickly, gybes, 30ft strapless airs like Ian Alldredge... just kidding on the last one. Anyhow, getting as much ...
by zulik
Wed Sep 13, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Best place to learn waves
Replies: 5
Views: 661

Best place to learn waves

Hey guys. I am looking for a place to start learning waves to go for a 2-weeks trip in first half of January. The 2 places I have found so far are Barbados and Cape Town, however both of them have their own disadvantages: 1) Barbados: + warm water + can live right on the spot + can do both surfing a...
by zulik
Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Barbados
Replies: 6
Views: 593

Re: Barbados

how about these guys? http://www.kitekahunas.com/wave-kitesurfing-camp.html or Cabarete? or start a new thread 'where is the best place to learn waves'?' you're looking for no shallow reefs and either rescue service or if it goes bad you safely wash up on shore. Thanks, I thought about Cape Town as...
by zulik
Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Barbados
Replies: 6
Views: 593

Re: Barbados

the downside of barbados for learning is that if you drop your kite (which you will when learning waves, even if you NEVER do it on your TT) and can't relaunch in time, there is no rescue and the swim is very long with the current and the waves being a ways off shore. I know people that have lost t...
by zulik
Wed Sep 06, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Barbados
Replies: 6
Views: 593

Barbados

Hey guys, I have kited for the last 3 years and feel pretty confident on the twintip so now willing to go into directional and waveriding. I will have 2 weeks in the beginning of Jan so thinking of going to Barbados so wondering if it is a nice place to learn waveriding? Another advantage is that yo...

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