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Water sports for beginners

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Do you want to try your hand at water sports? This is the wish of every individual. But let’s face it! When it’s our first time, it’s always hard to take the plunge. It’s even hard to find the sport that suits you best. To give you an idea, let’s take a look at the water sports you can enjoy on theIle de Ré as a beginner.

Catamarans, for mastering the art of sailing

For some time now, sailing has been a modern and fashionable activity. Do you also want to take the plunge, but don’t dare because you know nothing about sailing? Don’t panic! Start by learning to sail a catamaran. Generally speaking, after training and a course, you’ll be able to prepare a boat and even handle a catamaran, without the presence of an instructor. After a while, you can take a catamaran for a tour of the Ile de Ré. After all, isn’t that your greatest wish? So don’t hesitate to take the course between April and September.

Stand-up paddle, a good alternative to surfing

Surfing doesn’t really motivate you? For this reason, choose the stand-up paddle, a good alternative to surfing. It’s arguably one of the easiest sliding sports to perform. In a nutshell, you’ll be paddling with a paddle and a board.

It’s a simple nautical activity for everyone. If you’re passionate about nature, a good walk to contemplate the scenery is just what you need. For an unforgettable experience and an exceptional adventure, don’t miss the waves at Plage de la Conche in Saint-Clément-des-Baleines. Make the most of every moment, it’s simply wonderful.

Kitesurfing, a very popular sport on the Ile de Ré

Kitesurfing has become a very popular sport on the Ile de Ré. Want to get started? In that case, if you want to make sure that there are no secrets between you and kitesurfing, the best thing to do is to get the right training from a good school.

Contrary to popular belief, kitesurfing is not a dangerous water sport. However, to do this properly, it’s essential to follow basic safety techniques. Once you’ve practised in the right conditions, with your unrivalled knowledge, you’ll find that kitesurfing is child’s play.

Jet-skiing, for balance and speed

Want to try your hand at jet-skiing? Now’s the time to get started! That’s right! You can take full advantage of your stay on the Ile de Ré to try your hand at this activity. Training centers offer you a good apprenticeship so that you can do it safely and with peace of mind. In no time at all, you’ll be familiar with the operation of the water scooters, mastering how to start them up, and embarking on a beautiful ride.