Kenya is equivalent to a paradise for lovers of water sports. Watersports in Kenya constitute a wide range of activities in water such as swimming, diving, boat racing, fishing, kitesurfing and more at the lakes and seas of Kenya. One such water sport which has gained immense popularity in the recent times is Windsurfing.
The warm currents and strong breeze off the shores of Kenya make the waters ideal for Windsurfing. There are different stretches of beaches in Kenya where the tourists and die-hard surfers can enjoy the exciting Windsurfing activities. Art Of Windsurfing
Windsurfing involves travelling over water on a small 2 - 4.7 meter board. The Board is driven by wind acting on a single sail that is connected to the board with a flexible joint. The sport is actually a combination of sailing and surfing. The sail board might be considered the most basic version of the modern sailboat. Wind surfing requires the surfer to adjust his strength and balance to the changing patterns of the wind and the water.
Kenya offers Excellent Opportunities For Windsurfing
With its share of lakes, large coastline and bounty of rivers, Kenya is an ideal destination for Windsurfing. Windsurf lessons and rentals are readily accessible at Diani Beach in Kenya. The Diani Beach consists of 20kms of white sand bordered by the sparkling blue waters of the Indian Ocean. Situated beside a lagoon with side-shore trade winds and a reef break on the outside suitable for wave-riding and jumping, it is the perfect windsurfing location for both beginners and experienced surfers.
In the current times, Windsurfing has progressed globally with the help of modern and innovative technology in both teaching techniques and use of up-dated equipment. There exist several different levels and types of windsurfing that are based on wind speed, wave structure along with board and sail sizes.