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by xtremewinds
Thu Nov 29, 2012 5:30 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Offshore winds in Aruba
Replies: 22
Views: 5961

Re: Offshore winds in Aruba

Hello, Fisherman Huts still a place for kiting after the Ritz Carton,but due to this, the area where you can walk is reduced and used for some schools, so if you are a begginer this is not a suitable place for you to ride alone, take a lesson or ask for supervisation from a school. I dont agree with...
by xtremewinds
Fri Jun 08, 2012 12:19 am
Forum: Travel
Topic: Aruba: Worst place to learn and practice
Replies: 8
Views: 3093

Re: Aruba: Worst place to learn and practice

offshore wind gusty unreliable wind many other kitesurfers in the water many other windsurfers in the water rough corally sea bottom limited space near the beach rescue boat fee to get you back to the beach the list goes on..................................................................... :kiss:...
by xtremewinds
Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:21 am
Forum: Travel
Topic: Aruba: Worst place to learn and practice
Replies: 8
Views: 3093

Re: Aruba: Worst place to learn and practice

Yes. Aruba is still one of the worst places to learn compared to what else is out there in the region/world. Did you learn in Aruba? with whom you learn? Provably you have a bad experience, im a IKO level 2 senior instructor, im teaching since 2004 in different countries like Mexico, Brasil, Argent...
by xtremewinds
Thu Jun 07, 2012 2:02 am
Forum: Travel
Topic: Aruba: Worst place to learn and practice
Replies: 8
Views: 3093

Re: Aruba: Worst place to learn and practice

I'd like to hear more about kiting in Aruba for the experienced rider. I can't imagine what it would be like to have a line break or bladder pop in offshore winds while 200m offshore... Can't see the locals paying $20/ session, is there another safe alternative? You can also kite in Boca Grandi wit...
by xtremewinds
Sun Aug 28, 2011 7:36 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Aruba: Worst place to learn and practice
Replies: 8
Views: 3093

Re: Aruba: Worst place to learn and practice

Hi in the North shore near the hotels the wind near the shore is very gusty and off shore, once you go out like 200 meters from the shore the wind is a lot more steady, this is not a place what people can come by themselves without knowing how to ride upwind and go out by themselves to the water, pe...
by xtremewinds
Sat Jul 23, 2011 10:11 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Aruba on August - Should I bring my gear?
Replies: 8
Views: 1037

Re: Aruba on August - Should I bring my gear?

Hi we do transfers from the hotels to Boca Grandi, you can check www.xtremewinds.com, we also sell Shinn Boards.

Regards

Fernando
by xtremewinds
Sun May 29, 2011 1:52 am
Forum: Travel
Topic: Aruba in May
Replies: 6
Views: 1594

Re: Aruba in May

which school/spot is best for flat water for a beginner? Hi the best place for learning in flat water is Fisherman huts, i own a school so obviusly i going to say our school (Xtremewinds) is the best, but honestly is the best service/price you are going to get on the island we teach one to one foll...
by xtremewinds
Mon Apr 18, 2011 6:44 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Beginner Course/Vacation for Solo Traveler in April?
Replies: 5
Views: 1628

Re: Beginner Course/Vacation for Solo Traveler in April?

Hi Josh

Check Aruba, has direct flight from Canada is worm and windy.

You can google Xtremewinds kitesurfing Aruba and found us, we can help you.
by xtremewinds
Mon Apr 18, 2011 6:42 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Aruba in May
Replies: 6
Views: 1594

Re: Aruba in May

Hi As lawnmower says the wind is very good in this dates, you should bring your kites, you have an spot near to the hotels (off-shore) and other ones around the island, Boca Grandi side-on-shore, Barcadera side-shore, all the spots need a level that you can sail up wind constantly and perfect if you...
by xtremewinds
Fri Mar 18, 2011 5:47 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Kiting in Aruba
Replies: 50
Views: 6379

Re: Kiting in Aruba

You can kite from eagle beach but depends the direction of the wind is more gusty than the huts also i reccomend a rescue boat near in case.
Fassn8 wrote:I asked this question on a similar thread, but since this one is more active I'll ask again:

Do people kite from Eagle Beach? Can you?

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