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Dakhla Windsurf Centre (Fanatic) - Dakhla - Western Sahara, Africa

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The Dakhla windsurfing centre in Morocco, offers rental and instruction with the latest Fanatic boards. The Dakhla peninsular provides an astounding, 40 x 13km wide lagoon with shallow water areas ideal for practising your moves as well as access to perfect down the line waves outside the bay.
 

Open: All year.
 

Location
The centre is ideally situated on the north- eastern coast of the Dakhla peninsula. The area has a shallow water launch just steps away from the centre. The lagoon usually has flat waters and occasionally choppy, a wave riding spot is not far away by car. The year round constant winds, flat waters and amount of space make it ideal for all levels of windsurfers and kitesurfers.
 

Facilities
The centre provides a shop, chill out area and a full range of equipment for hire. Located next to the Ocean Vagabond restaurant, you can enjoy a perfect view of the sailing spot whilst enjoying a cool drink or something to eat. There is a wind protected terrace where you can still enjoy the view of the water from. The centre has showers, WC’s and changing rooms. Accessories available include ION wetsuits, life vests, North Sails boom, mast feet protectors and Vario harness lines. (Accessory rental is limited, we recommend bringing your own). Storage of personal kit is available but limited and required to be booked in advance to guarantee availability. WiFi is available at the centre.
 

Services
Full rental and instruction services with a wide choice of the latest Fanatic, and North sails and ION wetsuits are available as well as kids and youngster windsurfing kit. Video analysis is available with advanced and unlimited lessons. For advanced kitsurfers only private and semi private tuition is available. There are 2 rescue boats on standby if needed. Voucher clients are entitled to SUP boards on days there is no wind. Excursions to the wave spot are in a 4x4 vehicle, which is booked and paid for locally. Other activities available include excursions to wave spots, surfing, SUP, fishing, guided down winders, kayaking, guided downwinders, visit to the Thermal Sulphur Spring, a Boat Trip to the “White Dune” and “Dragon Island” and welcome cocktails. SUP and surf tuition are available from the centre.
 

Kit Range
Latest equipment from Fanatic and Duotone: Approx. 20 boards, 40 rigs (sizes: 1.7m ² - 8.2m ²).


Rental

WINDSURF RENTAL
1 Week
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2 Weeks
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Standard Rate (Nov and Dec) £215 £345
Peak Rate (Jan - Oct) £245 £375
Non Consecutive Days - Standard Rate (Nov and Dec) 4 out of 7 days
£165
10 out of 14 days
£280
Special Rental Rate
when
booked with Starter & Refresher Course
5 hrs
£50
10 hrs
£85
SUP (Stand Up Paddle Board) 5 hrs-  £49 10 hrs - £80
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.

 

Discounts Available:                                                          

Double Usage: 2nd person receives 80% discount on rental rate
(ie only pays +20% on rental rate).
Combination of 2 Sports: 70% discount on rental on 2nd sport equipment
(ie pay only +30% on rental rate).
Rental & Instruction of 2 Sports: 10% discount on rental rate.(rental kitesurfing & windsurfing,
instruction - kitesurfing,
windsurfing, surfing, catamaran sailing).
Board Only, Rig or Kite Only: 30% discount with storage included*.
Pay only 70% of complete rental rate. (*At centres offering
storage - the storage for 1 board, 1 kite or 1 rig included
in the price, subject to availability.)
Family Specials: Windsurf Rental 1 adult + 1 child using same board
- child up to 16 years is Free of Charge.
Kids & Youngsters: 50% discount on rental rates
(valid for kids & youngsters up to 16 years).


Tuition

Windsurfing Tuition: Beginner, Refresher, Kids, Advanced & Unlimited Premium.
Lessons are scheduled for 10am, 12.30pm and 3pm depending on the local conditions.

Group lessons are maximum 6 persons. If there is only 1 person in a group  the time will be reduced but you will receive one to one instruction for the same rate! The content on the lesson can be requested in advance - such as beach start, stance, planing, harness & footstraps, gybing & freestyle manoeuvers.

WINDSURF TRAINING 2hrs
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4hrs
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6hrs
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10hrs
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Starter & Refresher Training incl. equipment - £85 £120 £170
Advanced Training* £40 - - -
Youngster Training including equipment 
(12-16yrs)
- £65 £95 £145
Children's Training incl. equipment (6-11 yrs) 
maximum 4 children per group
3 hrs
£65
5 hrs
£95
Semi Private / Private Training Semi Private
1 hr £40
Private
1 hr £65

*Advanced & Private & Semi Private training does not include equipment.

 

SURF TRAINING
1hr
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2hrs
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6hrs
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10hrs
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Surf Training (group lesson)
Beginners - Intermediate - Advanced
- £30 £79 £119
Surf Training (private lesson)

£35 - - -
Surf Board Storage 1 wk £20 2 wks £30
All lessons INCLUDE equipment. 

 

Fact File

Sailing Conditions

Winter On Shore Winter Off Shore Summer On Shore Summer Off Shore

Suitability:

Beginners 

Intermediates 

Freestyle 

Wave 

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Great Reasons to go to Dakhla, Morocco

Best Time: All year round.
Launch: Huge sandy lagoon.
Wind Direction: Cross offshore from the right.
Wind Type: NE 15-25 knots in winter up to 30 knots in summer (July/Aug)
Shorebreak: None
Water Conditions: Flat shallow
water lagoon with choppy waters & waves outside.
Suitability: All levels.
Clinics: Kirsty Jones Kitesurfing Camps. More >

  • Flat water lagoon with Eco camps and luxury boutique hotels.
  • Wave spots at Lassarga, West Point, Point d'Or, White Dune and Aarish
  • Average of 330 windy days per year.
  • Short flight from UK.
  • Guided downwinders.
  • Surfing, fishing, kayaking, SUP, catamaran sailing.
  • Stunning desert landscape - the perfect escape.

Weather Information

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