Update: Windfoil & Watersports boarding day 17 May cancelled!
In order to slow down the further spread of the Coronavirus, we are forced to cancel the Windfoil and water sports boarding day of 17 May. As soon as we are allowed to organize events in the Netherlands again, we will of course organize a Windfoil step day again. If you are interested, please send us an email and we will put you on the list of participants
On Sunday 17 May, together with Windsurfvereniging Almere Centraal, we will organize a Haddock water sports the annual “Water sports Step up day”. The activities take place on the surf beach in Almere Haven. The Water Sports Step up Day starts at 10:00 and ends at 17:00.
During this can you get acquainted with various water sports in a fun and accessible way through clinics. Also on the side is the necessary to see and do. The perfect day for a nice day out. Read the full program below.
We organize the first wind foil day on the 17th of May. You can sign up for one of the 3 clinics to experience for yourself how cool it is to fly above the water. I small groups of up to 5 participants go to the water with an experienced instructor after a short instruction. The clinic lasts 1.5 hours and costs € 60,-. For more information about the clinic, the program and to sign up, please visit the Wind foil step up day page. Please note, be quick, because Full = Full!
Windsurf association Almere Centraal organizes windsurfing clinics all day during the water sports boarding day. For only € 10, – you can participate in one of the windsurfing clinics. The windsurfing clinics last 1.5 hours. After a short instruction on the side, you’ll go out on the water with 2 instructors. The use of a suit, shoes and life jacket is included in the price. For more information about the windsurfing clinics and registration, check out the site of Windsurfing Association Almere Centraal.
At Haddock Watersport, participants of all ages can sign up for a sailing clinic in the Valk. You sit with an instructor on board, get instructions along the way and you can take over the helm yourself. Sailing clinics are also given in the Optimist to children aged 7 to 12. In addition, the participants all go into their own boats in the water. Both sailing clinics last 1.5 hours and the cost is € 10 per person. The use of a life jacket is included in the price. For more information about the zeilcinics and registration, check out the site of Haddock Water Sports.
Kiteboardschool.nl comes to Almere with her e-foils. E-foiling is flying above the water on a shelf, with the foil powered by a small engine. You can also register for one of the clinics for this. Under the guidance of professional instructors, you go up the water to experience the thrill of flying. For more information and booking of a clinic, visit the Kiteboardschool.nl website.
Testing the latest windsurfing and wind foil material
All major windsurfing brands are present during the windsurfing day with the latest windsurfing and wind foil material that can be tried out FOR FREE. The Starboard, Severne, Naish, Fanatic and Duotone brands are in any case of the party.
In addition to the aforementioned clinics, there are other activities on the side and on the water that you can participate in for free or for a small fee;
- Sailing on an inflatable banana at a discounted rate
- Jumping on a bouncy castle
- Flyboarding at a discounted rate
- On the beach, the main windsurfing brands showcase their latest products and you can even try them out for free
- Various sports and game activities on the beach
Let’s get a bite…?
At Beachbar Haddock there is an opportunity to chill out on the sun terrace while enjoying a snack and a drink. Between 9.30 and 12.00 you can start the day well with a healthy breakfast and from noon the barbecue will go on for the necessary burgers and satay. Of course, fine music is also provided to get all the way into the summer mood.
The lessons take place in Almere Haven near Haddock Water sports.
The address is: Gooimeerdijk West, Surfstrand Haven 2, 1353 CT Almere Haven. Phone number: 06-12138112