Where to go for a kitesurf holiday in October?
Kitesurf holiday in October
If you are looking for a kitesurf holiday in October, than you have found the right website. Active Travelmap gives information about different kitesurfing spots. The best months to visit the spots are mentioned, so do not hesitate and search for you perfect spot on Active Travelmap.
What are you waiting for?
Feel like going for a kitesurf holiday in October? Is warm, flat and shallow water what you are looking for? The following locations are worth discovering:
Visit Italy and go to Sardinia or Sicily. These places are still warm in October and the thermal winds will blow your mind!
Visit Egypt and go to Hurghada or El Gouna. At the moment of writing, these places are very cheap due to the high level of safety. Kind of scared to visit Egypt at the moment? Than you might…
Visit Morocco and go to Dakhla. This place looks like it was invented by kitesurfers. Looking for a place to stay? Check out the website of Dakhla kitesurf hostels .
Don’t forget to check out the Active Travelmap for more information!
Kitesurfing in light gusty winds ‘guide’
Do you get frustrated when you are kitesurfing in light gusty winds?
Tthis page will tell you how to deal with kitesurfing in light gusty winds. If you don’t know the small tricks, it can be really annoying since you won’t stay up wind in light gusty winds.
How to prevent going downwind
If you want to keep your next session fun and useful, try this:
1. Read the wind for its gusts and holes. In many cases the gusts will appear on the same locations. This can be because of tall buildings or trees far upwind of your position. Use these ‘standard’ gusts to go upwind and prevent yourself from struggling in a hole where there is no wind. As soon as you know where the gusts are, this will help you to boost your jumping big time!
2. Constantly check the direction of your riding. Gusty winds tend to change their directions all the time, because of obstacles and or the change of weather which happens constantly. The changing directions can work eather positive or negative on your upwind riding. Choose to ride over that side or shoulder which works positive on your upwind riding. Aim for a specific point in the distance. Once you know how the wind behaves, you can create your own reference point. If you are unable to kite towards your reference point, you need to switch the side of riding.
3. Take a break in the water when the wind is really light. If you have the luxury to stand in the water, than stop and stand still. This will prevent you from going downwind for no reason. There is no fun in riding without wind, so why should you continue? Keep your kite up at all times. As soon as the wind picks up, jump on your board and continue riding!
Have fun kitesurfing! Bored on you local spot? Check out the Active Travelmap to find your new homespot!