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Gostoso Windsurf Kitesurf Centre - Brazil - Gostoso, Brazil & Americas

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The Kauli Seadi Gostoso windsurfing & kitesurfing centre in Brazil is set on Cardeiro beach just outside the village of Sao Migual Do Gostoso. The centre offers a range of international boards and hot sails. The centre is a great base offering different sailing areas suiting all levels.

Open All year, with some services offered July - April.

The Clube Kauli Seadi is set on Cardeiro beach just outside the village of Sao Migual Do Gostoso. The centre offers a great base to enjoy the different sailing areas for all levels - particularly wave sailors. The area has consistent trade winds that blow pretty steadily from August - March. At the start of the season the wind is offshore and changes direction from October - March to a side shore wind. The wind is strongest from August - November (usually around 20-30 knots), with December-March (wind speed average 15 to 25 knots). The centre is located at the base of the lagoon with flat waters providing safe and easy learning conditions.

The centre has changing rooms and showers as well as a pool and bar which serve drinks and snacks with a shaded area to relax in. There is a shop which sells a selection of clothing, accessories, windsurf, kite surf, and SUP equipment which is semi-new and used with a wide variety of sizes and models. There are restaurants and Pousadas nearby making it easy to get on the water with the Pousada Mar de Estrelas right next to the centre.

For windsurfers a full rental and instruction service with brand new 99 international boards, and Hot Sails. For kitesurfers, lessons from beginner up to expert level are available and can be booked in either groups or private lessons. For qualified kiters, minimum IKO level 3 standard, the full range of Mornmaii kites and boards can be rented. Limited space available for those with their own equipment at an additional charge. (This is required to be booked in advance to guarantee availability.) SUP is available with some organised trips to ride some waves in Tourinhos and to watch the sunset there. Other activities include surfing, tennis, whale watching, horse riding, tour by boat, tour to beaches of the region in Waterfalls, walks, sand boarding and mountain biking.

Kit Range

Latest windsurf equipment from Fanatic & Hot Sails: approx. 214 boards and 50 rigs.
Latest kitesurf equipment from Core: approx. 214 boards and 27 kites.

Kauli Seadi centre have 73 2018 99 international windsurfing boards (wave, freestyle, free ride and school, 50 Hot Sails windsurf sails (3, 4 and 5 battens models) with carbon masts, AL360, Chinook and Neilpryde X9 carbon booms, a full quiver of brand new Core Kites and brand new kite surf harnesses plus inflatable stand up paddle boards.

SUP/Surf: 9'0", 9;8", 11'2", 12". 

Kids & Junior Equipment: Funster 180, 205. RRD 145.




 1 Week

2 Weeks
Windsurf Board+Sail £195 £315
Kitesurf Board+Kite £195 £315
Board or Rig £97 £156
Wind/Kite Storage £25 £50
SUP 1hr: £10
Please Note: You may be required to pay a damage waiver fee, locally at the centre, or leave a credit card deposit against potential damage, before rental equipment can be taken. 

Sportif recommend you take insurance to cover third party liability, as well as medical and general travel insurance, which is required as part of our terms and conditions of booking. However, your insurance may not provide cover for damage to equipment that is rented, so worth checking in advance of travel.


Instruction: Given in 1hr, 4hr and 6hr durations.

Windsurf Classes £37 £138 -
Kitesurf Classes £58 - £230



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Sailing Conditions

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Great Reasons to go to Gostoso, Brazil

Best Time: September-March.
Launch: Sandy beach and outer reef providing shelter.
Wind Direction: Side shore wind from the right.
Wind Type: Trade winds.
Shorebreak: Slight.
Water Conditions: Shallow flatwater bay with some swell and waves.
Suitability: Intermediate and advanced.
  • Choice of 4 beaches right next to the centre.
  • Good for freestyle, freeride and waves plus surfing and SUP.
  • Nov - Dec sometimes long wave riding conditions if north swell is present.
  • Laid back, choice of restaurants and easy to get around with cheap moto-taxis.

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