Windsurf Centre (Novotel Coralia) In DAHAB
This centre is sheltered in the bay. It is suitable for all abilities (from beginner to advanced), as the location promotes safe surfing for all levels. For beginners, the standing area of the lagoon is perfect. There is also a kite lagoon.
This centre is ideal for families, as it provides the most relaxed atmosphere in the bay with wonderful views over the bay from the bar.
The centre offers a total of 650 rings and 500 boards to select from, rig-up service team, wetsuits, harness and shoes, safety service with walkie-talkies, free shuttle boat service connecting all centres and free wireless internet access.
There are 3 areas where you can windsurf:
Area 1: The bay
This area is safe for all levels and has a large standing area at centre 1. Divided from the open sea by a long, sandy spilt there is 2.5 km of calm water to enjoy. For the more advanced windsurfer, areas 2 and 3 are easily accessible from here. Thes shallow water ensures you can walk back to centre 1 without concern.
Area 2: Speedy
This area is known locally as “Speedy” because the flat water makes it a perfect location for speed or freestyle. Baby bay and the 10 m2 rescue island are available if you need to take a short breather. It is also possible to surf from centre 2 directly to areas 2 and 3 on a beam-reach course.
Area 3: Waves
The Napoleon Reef is the end of area 2. Beyond its marker flag, the water runs into the Red Sea and area 3. Non-breaking, 3 m high swells provide a great introductions to wave sailing and a good place for advanced surfers to have some fun.
The centres are constantly vigilant and use binoculars to check all areas throughout the day. The walkie-talkie system further ensures maximum protection, because if you or anyone else requires assistance, you simply use it and the rescue boat will be activated immediately. The rescue boat is available at all times.
The centres offer one of the best learning concepts. The courses are held every day, in the appropriate area and they incorporate theory, practical and video sessions. There is special equipment available for children, including wetsuits and shoes for all sizes.
All courses are taught by internationally trained wind kites surfing instructors. Recognized teaching practices are testimony to the success and they boast the highest number of surfers taught throughout the bay.
The centres are also recognized Vdws water sports training centres.
Basics, tacking, gybing, beach start, harness.
Water start, planning, foot straps, speed, improving stance, basic carve gybe.
Stance, carve gybe, duck gybe, 360’s, jumping, advanced manoeuvres.
English, German, French, Italian, Polish and Russian.
PRE BOOKED SPORTS SERVICES
One Weeks Windsurf Storage & Rescue Cover
Two Weeks Windsurf Storage & Rescue Cover
10 Hour Windsurf Beginner Course (with Dagger Board)
8 hours Windsurf Improver Course (Water Start +) excl. equipment
One Week Improver Board Rental
One Week Full Wood Sandwich Rental
One week Windsurf Pro Edition Rental
Two Weeks Windsurf Rental - High Tec Boards