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Wish you were here

Farmoor Flyers Windsurf Trips


  • Weymouth: New dates to be added soon
  • Hayling Island: October 29th / 30th
  • Brouwersdam: October 7th / 10th
  • Jibe City Bonaire: Early Feb 2024 (two weeks)


Weymouth:

Sean proposes doing some weekends this 2022 summer at the OTC centre (Click here for their website)

These are weather dependant and will be cancelled if the wind forecast is unfavourable.

When:

The focus will be on water starts and control when planing. Usual fees apply. £60 a day rental for those that want it.

!!! Please use the website forum for queries and discussions (members only, login required)


Brouwersdam:

Sean's going to the Netherlands for a long week-end to this great flat-water venue. (Click here for their Website)


When:

What's good?

  • Great flat-water venue
  • For those that want waves the beach is there as well!
  • Venue is absolutely free for those with kit, not even parking charges .
  • You can find lots of local B&Bs,
  • Parking your van on the seafront car parks overnight is free.
  • Sean has local knowledge of where to eat etc.
  • Kit rental is 75 euros/ day, but with enough interest we would expect to significantly reduce this .
  • Ferry crossing for van with two people starts @ £230 to £300
  • Three nights B&B locally, 2 sharing £300

!!! Please use the website forum for queries and discussions (members only, login required)


Hayling Island:

Hayling Island is the birthplace of windsurfing and is still known nationally as one of the best places to windsurf in the UK.

On a classic windy summers day, you will see hundreds of windsurfers launching from the main beach on the seafront.

When:

29th & 30th October

  • Introduction to bump and jump.
  • For members with their own kit only. No hire options
  • Must have mastered water starting.
  • I (Sean) have spare wave boards to help members that don't have one.
  • Looking to get some demo boards from Andy Biggs Watersports for the weekend, depending on interest.

!!! Please use the website forum for queries and discussions (members only, login required)


The BIG one: Jibe City Bonaire 2024 (The Dutch Caribbean)

https://www.jibecity.com/index.html

When:

The proposal is to be going during the beginning of February 2024

  • Fantastic flat water coral lagoon, most of it you can stand up in.
  • Wildlife sanctuary that only windsurfers are allowed to use, windsurf with turtles.
  • Also has my (Sean) favourite bar in all the world right there on the beach next to the centre.


Approximate costs:

  • Flights with KLM via Amsterdam currently from £650 return
  • Kit rental for 2 weeks at jibe city $620
  • Two weeks double or twin room starting @£1240 for two weeks
  • Plus food and drinks.

!!! Please use the website forum for queries and discussions (members only, login required)


Oxford Sailing Club is not a tour operator and all members on trips will be expected to organise their own transport and accommodation and take out suitable travel insurance.

Windsurf trips are subject to weather conditions and to member uptake.

Last updated 18:04 on 14 August 2022

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