WINDSURFING LESSONS

REDEFINE YOUR SKILLS

TRUE WINDSURFING LESSONS

REDEFINE YOUR SKILLS

Step into the world of windsurfing at our Duotone Pro Center in Viana do Castelo. No matter whether you are an absolute beginner or an expert we offer the right course for you. The course program on offer encompasses the whole range of expertise level from beginner to intermediate to advanced. Our instructors licensed by the Portuguese Sailling Federation are all experienced windsurfers themselves and are keen to help you progress further in the sport. Customized coaching sessions are available and will be tailored to your skills, needs and wishes to help you get the most out of every session.

WHAT DO WE OFFER

BEST AVAILABLE GEAR

  • Top-class brand-new Duotone windsurfing equipment for all skill levels
  • Ion wetsuits for all temperatures

PROFESSIONAL TUITION PROGRAM

  • Windsurfing classes in small groups
  • Professional multi-lingual instructors able to teach in Portuguese, Italian, English, Spanish and French
  • Hire, testing, supervision, camps

SAFETY FIRST

  • Small groups
  • Instructors First Aid qualified
  • Safety boat on the spot

WINDSURFING STARTER LESSON

Beginner

Things start off with a brief orientation on the beach, learning the basics of the wind theory and the first simulation techniques. Then we head to the water, using our most stable boards by Fanatic and easy to handle Duotone sails. Your instructor will teach you to steer, turn around and sail in before your sail out. The beginner coaching program is made for all students looking to become independent sailors in light wind conditions.

Level: beginners to intermediate

Requirement: Ability to swim, no need to have practiced water sports before

Duration: up to 1.5 hours each lesson

Group ratio: up to 3 students per instructor. Depending on destination and conditions

Equipment: all first-choice Duotone, Fanatic and Ion (special novice) gear

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WINDSURFING REFRESHER AND IMPROVER

Intermediate

Our wide-ranging plan to learn new manoeuvres, such as tacking, jibing, using the harness, beach starts, planning technique, etc. Our trained instructors will take you beyond the basics by teaching you how to master your sailing skills on smaller volumes. The Our wide-ranging plan to learn new manoeuvres, such as tacking, jibing, using the harness, beach starts, planning technique, etc. Our trained instructors will take you beyond the basics by teaching you how to master your sailing skills on smaller volumes. The program is made to take an intermediate windsurfer further, bringing you the competence to sail in medium to strong winds.

Level: intermediate to advanced

Requirement: sailing in choppy waters and moderate winds without dagger board

Duration: up to 1.5 hours each lesson

Group ratio: up to 3 students per instructor. Depending on destination and conditions

Equipment: all first-choice Duotone, Fanatic and Ion gear

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WINDSURFING ADVANCED COURSE

Advanced

Water starts, fast tacks, carving-jibes, stance, foot straps, jumping, forward loops, old-new school manoeuvres, racing-slaloming techniques… you name it! The Duotone Pro Centers have several instructors, who will make you wonder why it was so hard to learn all these challenging moves and if you need any pieces of advice in rigging/ tuning your gear, the advanced training course is your correct choice.

Level: experienced sailors only

Requirement: sailing in choppy waters and strong winds

Duration: up to 1.5 hours each lesson

Group ratio: up to 3 students per instructor. Depending on destination and conditions

Equipment: all first-choice Duotone, Fanatic and Ion gear

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