Are you looking for an adventurous and exhilarating vacation? Join Ride & Dream to escape to Marsala in Sicilia for a kite camp. You will learn kitesurfing safely with professional and experienced instructors in the reserve of Stagnone, the ideal place for all those who want to start or improve kitesurfing under optimal conditions. This will be a perfect place to kitesurf since the water is flat and shallow, the wind is perfect, and the temperatures are warm. If the wind is light, you will enjoy the beautiful beaches and have a wonderful excursion to discover the natural, architectural, and historical heritage of the region. Fly with the wave and get the unforgettable sensation of kitesurfing!
You will stay in the apartment at Torre Lupa Hotel. The residence of Torre Lupa is situated in a little village in San Leonardo in the heart of the natural reserve of Stagone. It is very close to the town, the windmills, and the salines which characterize the reserve. With a big prestigious garden of palm trees, cactus and agaves, it is the ideal place for kitesurfers. You will profit from the big swimming pool, bar, and breathtaking view of the sea. The residence of Torre Lupa is composed of 20 apartments of 74 square meters. All are equipped with either terraces or balconies. Every apartment contains a separate chamber, kitchenette, lounge, bathroom, satellite television, and air-conditioning.
During the day, you will enjoy the ideal conditions to kitesurf - perfect wind, shallow water, relaxed atmosphere, and warm temperatures. Beginners will learn kitesurfing safely with IKO-certified professional instructors with years of kitesurfing experience. Meanwhile, intermediate and expert kitesurfers will be supervised by a professional kitesurfer. The coach will guide you to improve in the ideal conditions.
Over the week, he will share his knowledge with you both on and off the water, giving you maximum water time in the best conditions. Coaching will include group and individual sessions using video analysis. Each day, there will be a morning briefing and warm-up session. During the kite camp, Julien will organize two to three video debriefing sessions to accelerate your progress and help you reach your goals faster.
You will discover kiteboarding safely at your own pace and according to your abilities with the partner schools. Courses are led by instructors selected for both their professionalism and personality. They are all graduates IKO (International Kiteboarding Organization). A basic beginner training program includes 12 hours of kiteboarding lessons set up in five stages.
The intermediate coaching program is open to all autonomous riders wishing to try their first jumps and tricks or simply be helped to discover and progress in a new discipline like strapless surfing or wakestyle. Through demonstrations and by putting the theory into practice, the professional coaches will help you perform the set of transitions such as tacking, jibing, skipped transitions, back loops, transitions, and down loops.
They may also help you discover, understand, and achieve the POP or assist you in your first jumps, tricks, and grabs. In the second stage of learning jumps, you will learn how to perform more unhooked technical figures like Railey or S. Bend. This quality of service is ensured by the high-level supervision of instructors who will stand by on the beach and in the water watching you, correcting your mistakes, and helping you to progress. Ride & Dream will offer their customers daily debriefings, video analysis, and personalized goals.
The advance (expert) coaching program is intended for advanced riders who wish to continue progressing and want to reach a top level by benefiting from the experience and expertise of the professional kiteboarders. At your side, both on the beach and in the sea, the professional will help you improve through personalized coaching, demonstrations, and by putting theory into practice. He can help you break down the different stages of a move which you thought was too difficult or impossible to do until then. Coaching kite sessions are offered à la carte depending on individual customer expectations.
Through this personalized kite training program, your level of jumps, transitions, and commitment will be literally boosted. Ride & Dream will give their clients daily debriefings, video analysis, and personalized goals in order to help them progress. Ride & Dream offers the clients freestyle kite coaching sessions. The professional kiteboarders will help you achieve your goals such as discovering the strapless pop or performing jumps, tricks or even grabs. Meanwhile, the freestyle coaching program will be set up in three stages.
There is an assessment of your ride level and analysis of your strengths and weaknesses. The goal is to quickly correct your mistakes in order to start the coaching program on a solid basis.
This stage covers working on jump calls, edging, and popular and landing techniques.
The third stage covers mastering old school hooked or new school unhooked jumps.
In case of light wind, Ride & Dream will invite you to discover the beautiful beaches and take you on a beautiful excursion to discover the natural, architectural, and historical heritage of the region.
This kitesurf camp will take place in Marsala, Sicily, Italy. Lo Stagnone, a kitesurfing spot that is totally flat with shallow water, is situated at the far-west side of the Sicily between lagoons, salt marshes, and historical soil. The reserve of Stagnone is the ideal spot for all those who want to start or advance kitesurfing with a coach at optimal conditions as the water is flat and not too deep. The lagoon is protected by the Isles Egades which form a natural barrier.
You will be provided breakfasts, lunches, and a welcoming cocktail. For lunchtime, Ride & Dream will propose various menus and buffets directly on the spot and for the evenings, they may organize events in different restaurants where you can discover the Italian cuisine and its seafood specialties.
Please book your flight to arrive at Falcone–Borsellino Airport (PMO) or Vincenzo Florio Airport Trapani–Birgi (TPS).
You may use Transavia, Vueling, or Iberia airlines.