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Sotavento Lagoon Spot Guide

Sotavento Lagoon Spot Guide

Windsurfing and kitesurfing at the world cup destination of Sotavento is divided into flat water, wave, lagoon and open sea conditons. This is a tidal area so offers some fantastic flat water conditions, plus the open sea conditions that bring the best in the world to compete every year!

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Risco del Paso Spot Guide

Risco del Paso Spot Guide

Guide to the sailing spot of Risco del Paso just north of the Melia Gorriones hotel and main windsurfing and kitesurfing world cup destination at Sotavento. Protected conditions with shallow area created at high tide with sand spit and lagoon sailing are as well as open sea flat water to swell and small waves at certain times.

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Costa Calma Spot Guide

Costa Calma Spot Guide

Here's our windsurfing guide to the Costa Calma spot in Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands. The spot offers a variety of windsurfing conditions, especially suitable for beginners in the morning and for intermediates and free ride sailors during the day.

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Fact File

Sailing Conditions

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

Suitability:

Beginners 

Intermediates 

Freestyle 

Wave 

 

Great Reasons to go to Sotavento, Fuerteventura, Canaries

Best Time:  April - October.
Launch: Huge, wide sandy beach.
Wind Direction: Cross offshore
from left.
Wind Type: Trade winds. Unique
double venturi creates exceptional
cross offshore winds.
Shorebreak: Slight.
Water Conditions: Flat water some
wind chop.
Suitability: All Levels - slalom /speed/freestyle. Beginners in the lagoon.

  • World famous windsurfing and kitesurfing venue.
  • World's biggest centre.
  • Wind Foil, Kite Foil and SUP.
  • 3 windsurf spots offering flat water and swell/small waves.
  • Superb beginners lagoon.
  • Best wind June-Sept.
  • Most popular board size
    85 - 105 L
  • Most popular sail size
    4.8 - 5.2 M.

Weather Information

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