Objective of the advanced training course – Icaraizinho

The organization of the week has been thought to make you discover the spots of Icarai de Amontada.
You will ride on any kind of water so that you can progress in your navigation.
We will make you evolve on the different techniques of downwind but also on
the tricks you want to learn (twintip, strapless…).

Schedule of the week:

Day 1 (Saturday)

  • Briefing with the group: (from 2pm)
  • Check the equipment if necessary.
  • Making contact with the group and the management team (knowing the level of the
  • kitesurfers)
  • Organization of the training week

Day 2 (Sunday)

  • Morning Briefing
  • A first navigation will take place in the Bay of Icaraizinho or on the spot of the
  • “ponta”. (the choice will depend on the tide)
  • Session of observation of each person’s level and remediation (4h supervision)

Day 3 (Monday)

  • Morning briefing.
  • Navigation will take place in the Bay of Icaraizinho on the spot of the Point. (the
  • choice will depend on the tide).
  • Learning the different downwind techniques and moves.
  • (4h coaching).

Day 4 (Tuesday)

  • Morning briefing.
  • We will do a first downwind to the spot of the point (3km of downwind
  • duration of the descent about 30 min).
  • Arrived on the spot we will continue the coaching on the various techniques of
  • downwind and moves.

Day 5 (Wednesday) spot of Patos

  • Morning Briefing
  • We will go on the spot of Patos. discovery on the day (departure 9h return 17h30)
  • Located at 10km from Icarai de Amontada, we will go downwind to the spot (approximately 2 hours of descent). We will continue our navigation in the arm of the sea (flat) or the water lagoon soft (flat).
  • Lunch together in a local restaurant by the beach.
  • Back from the downwind in 4×4, we will stop at Thiago’s hut for
  • admire the sunset and enjoy a caipirinha. 1 hour drive back to the city in typical landscapes of the region.

Day 6 (Thursday) Spot of Caetanos

  • Morning briefing.
  • We go back east towards Caetanos in 4×4. You will continue your coaching on the village spot.
  • Lunch together in a local restaurant by the beach.
  • Downwind 15 km to return to Icaraizinho.

Day 7 (Friday) Downwind Icaraizinho – Almofala (24 km)

  • Morning briefing.
  • Downwind from Icaraizinho to Almofala, and lunch in a local restaurant located in the village on the beach.
  • We will be able to continue to progress on the spot. (framing of 4h)
  • Return to Icaraizinho by 4×4 (1h drive)

Day 8 (Saturday)

  • Debriefing of the stay from 9h to 10h

The program of the week and the schedules will be fixed according to the tide, for
optimize your practice in the best conditions.

Price of the advanced week : 1190€ (Attention limited places)

During the stay:

  • Briefings will take place before the session (usually on the beach).
  • You will be coached by the coaches for about 30 hours.
  • You will sail for about 25 hours throughout your stay.
  • The coaches will be there to advise you and help you progress in the following areas downwind techniques, and the different manoeuvres, transitions, jumps, strapless, waves.
  • Debriefings, lasting a maximum of 30 min to 1 hour, will take place after the session

The dates of the 2020 training courses
Saturday 1 to Saturday 08 August (6 places)
Saturday 17 to Saturday 24 October (6 places)
Saturday 24 to Saturday 31 October (6 places)
Saturday 12 to Saturday 19 December (6 places)

  • An essential figure with a twintip

What’s included:

  • The coaches will be present to supervise you during approximately 5 hours / day.
  • Vehicles with driver during 6 days.

What’s not included:

  • The robbery.
  • Airport transfer (round trip).
  • Kitesurfing equipment.
  • Midday and evening meals and drinks. (about 12€/ meal).
  • Lodging.

We can organize for you:

  • Airport transfer (round trip).
  • Kitesurfing equipment rental. (depends on availability).
  • We can help you find accommodation.

Required levels:

  • Know how to sail in all sea and wind conditions.
  • To know how to go upwind.

Consult our advice on the preparation of your equipment and the essentials to put in your boardbag before traveling.

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