South African Adventure

1st- 14th February 2015 (FULL)

22nd February – 7th March 2015 (TBC)

Cost: £1,499 incl. Coaching, Car Hire and Accommodation

The trip is designed for you to escape everyday life and bury yourself in a South African Adventure where you will kite the well-known and not so well known spots of Capetown and the Western Cape. You, Jo and five other like-minded kitesurfers will embark on an exciting and energetic challenge to accomplish your kitesurfing dreams and visit unforgettable destinations.

The trip will begin in Langebaan an easy to ride flat water heaven 120km north of Capetown. Here you and Jo will create your own personal route to develop your kitesurfing, learn new tricks and build your skills on the water. You will be split in to 2 groups to provide you with daily intensive coaching sessions interspersed with time to relax and freeride and practise techniques suggested.

Techniques used to help you progress are:

  • Demonstrating progressive steps on the beach
  • High Definition Video coaching
  • Providing tips from the waters edge mid session
  • Action sheets with regular goals

In addition to kitesurfing Jo will take you through yoga type stretches and strengthening exercises. They are mixed up between morning and evenings and designed to ease out any aches and pains from such good times on the water. They also subtly build the muscles you need to help you land those moves time and time again.

After a week of intensive coaching its time for a change of scenery and you’ll pack up ship out and head south to the infamous Blouberg where you can see the kitesurfing legends of the world in action. You won’t be able to believe your eyes when you see the white-capped blue waters and the lines of kickers rolling in with the iconic back drop of Table mountain.
With your new skills and confidence you will be ready to take on the adrenalin fuelled challenge of riding Capetown and embark on downwinders following the sandy coastline. During this second week Nanet will be with you to help and provide advise for the various conditions that South Africa has to offer. For those who would like to experience more then just the kitesurfing this will be the week where there will be opportunity to trek up table mountain, road trip to Cape point or if you dare, take a dip in the ocean around the peninsula to check out the Great Whites! Grrrr.  It is also quite likely that the Redbull King of the Air will take place during your stay in which case we will be sure to check out the world’s most spectacular kitesurfing action.

As the final rays of light fade over the Atlantic you will enjoy a variety of nights of braai’s over the setting sun, sundowners at local bars and missions to restaurants to experience their exquisite cuisine. Our accommodation will be 2 different high quality holiday houses in prime locations for the kitesurfing. There are plenty of bars nearby with lively entertainment rammed packed with surfers, windsurfers and kitesurfers alike, but beware these holidays are massively energetic and dedicated to leaving you feeling healthier, happier, fitter and ready to rock the water on your return!

Please note that you must be an intermediate kitesurfer or above to take a place on this holiday (riding upwind in 10 – 30knots and busting your first jumps).