Windsurfing package: learn and start windsurfing in a weekend  

 

In this two-days weekend intensive program, beginners would understand the basic concepts of sailing and windsurfing, and be able to windsurf comfortably, including start, sailing alone and returning to the starting spot. The package includes:

Hotel accommodation for 1 night (Saturday)

Meals (breakfast on Sunday, lunch Sat/Sun) and light beverages

Windsurfing tuition for two days

Use of equipment for two days

Additional activities - yoga, biking, jogging, instructional movies etc

 

For bookings and inquiries please contact info@albanianwatersports.com

Price: 85  per person (April-May), 99  per person (June and September)

 

FULL PROGRAM (subject to changes pending on wind and weather conditions):

 

Saturday:

8:30        Arrival in Velipoje, accommodation at Princi i Vogel Hotel, welcoming coffee

9:30        Learning of:

·         Basic principles of sailing,

·         Points of sailing,

·         Rules of sailing and safety rules in windsurfing,

·         Windsurfing equipment – sails, boards, mast, boom, harnesses, footstraps, fin etc.

·         Balancing principles and windsurfing position.

11:00     Physical preparation – warm up, stretching

11:30     Practice in the sea, guided by the instructor, until all participants individually are able to windsurf comfortably

13:30     Lunch and break

15:00     Learning and practice of:

·         Carrying equipment

·         Windsurfing in straight course

·         Sail steering

·         Foot steering

18:30     45’ yoga session at sunset  (or biking in the national park of Velipoje)

21:00     Windsurfing instructional movies and filming, discussions

 

Sunday:

8:00        30’ yoga session (or biking/beach walk/jogging)

9:00        Practice of sailing in a straight course, understanding and practice of sailing in the main sailing directions.

10:00     Learning and practice of:

·         Tacking – upwind turn

·         Jibing – downwind turn

12:00     Independent practice of windsurfing, reach for a mark in the sea and return to the initial spot.

13:30     Lunch

15:00     Basic understanding of using the harnesses, footstraps, planing, beachstart, practice and demonstration of more advanced moves (heli tack, duck jibe, body&sail 360, cowboy, waterstart etc).

18:30     End of session, departure from Velipoje