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Learn to Windsurf

Learn to windsurf with the most established windsurfing company on the island at one of the world's best surf areas, El Médano

We offer lessons for all levels every day of the year as long as the wind and wave conditions allow. The advantages of windsurfing with us include:

With our wave freaks and experienced instructors Marijn, Raik and Tom.
With the proven methods of the VDWS.
Available for all levels, depending on the conditions.
Beginner lessons up to 25 knots (for adults).
Advanced lessons from beach start to front loop and air gybe.
Beginner boards and light, easy to use school rigs for beginners.
Prices for individual and group lessons can be found here.
Suitable equipment and neoprene wetsuits are included.
We also have sails for kids starting from 1.2 m².
Safety and success are guaranteed for every keen student with our Bungee Technique (see below).
Lessons for using StandUpPaddle and waveriding boards also available – see prices for kite equipment.
Information about our teaching methods can be found at Arne’s site
Video assisted teaching also available.

Bungee Technique
Since the the Surf Center’s inception in El Médano we have had to develop a unique teaching methods due to our shore break and ocean swell. This is how it works:
Elastic rope connects the students‘ board with the instructors‘ board.
The instructor keeps the students‘ board on course.
The student can concentrate on maintaining their balance.
The student doesn’t get sudden pulls on their board (which would happen with a non-alastic rope).
Drifting downwind is avoided.
Direct assistance with turning even in the most difficult conditions.
Unbelievable progress in a very short time span.