What windsurfing courses do you provide?
Learn Windsurfing in Andalusia group or private classes
Learn Windsurfing in Andalusia booking single classes or multi days courses
The duration of the windsurfing courses could be from 2 to 5 days.
What would you recommend better to learn windsurfing? It is my first time.
Velair provides windsurfing lessons and courses for beginners and private lessons for advanced windsurfers.
To make it simple, if you have no previous windsurfing experience and you just want to taste windsurfing I would go for group lessons as it is cheaper. Then if after the windsurfing classes you realise that we are the ones and this is your sport, try group course or even private courses (you will learn much quicker)
If you have previous experience and you want to progress I would recommend you to go for personalized private windsurfing classes or courses. We will customize and personalize the course to your needs.
When is the best season to Learn Windsurfing in Andalusia and the Strait of Gibraltar?
Velair has 2 Windsurfing Schools at both sides of the Strait of Gibraltar = windsurf 365 days.
Basically, come any time. Windsurfing School opens all year around.
Any season is good to learn windsurfing in Andalusia.
Spring and autumn are quiet and are probably my favourite seasons for teaching windsurfing.
January, February could be rainy.
What it is included when booking a windsurfing lesson?
All you need depending on your personal skills and meteo conditions.
The windsurfing gear includes a big range of sails from 0.5m2 for kids to 6 m2 for adults. Available in our windsurfing school in Algeciras
Accredited and experienced Windsurfing Instructor.
Wetsuits long or short with different thickness (summer or winter).
Booties if needed.
Insurance and rescue service.
Is windsurfing in Getares safe?
It has small risk which we manage hiring experienced professionals and using good equipment.
The Strait is a channel of wind. A good equipment and expert coaching guaranteed the safety in our windsurfing courses. We are covered by insurance for accidents and rescue services.
Do you provide lessons for kids?
Yes and we want to teach windsurfing to the children of Algeciras and Gibraltar. Education and teaching windsurf is our goal. We are lovers of windsurfing and we want to transmit our love of windsurfing.
Learning windsurfing is beneficial for children, it activates them and keeps them busy. The transport of the equipment and its assembly creates routine and generates good habits. Socializing with other children in a healthy environment enriches them as people. Creating a good environment during the summer facilitates family life.
Pilar, Eduardo and Javier are Sports Technicians in Windsurf and have a Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching and Physical Education. It is a luxury and a guarantee that not all schools can offer. But they are also parents, that’s your best guarantee.
In which languages can you teach windsurfing?
Windsurfing courses in Algeciras that can be taken in English and Spanish.
Please check availability and book your Getares windsurfing course online in different languages.
Is it easy to park nearby the Windsurfing School? Yes there is a big parking spot
If you wish to learn Windsurfing in Andalusia Velair Windsurfing School Getares is a great option. Located in a beautiful, safe and clean sandy beach
Specialized in teaching windsurfing to kids. Avoid massification and enjoy a local atmosphere. Free Parking Camp in front of the Windsurfing School.
What is the price for the courses in Algeciras?
Windsurfing prices depends on the type of courses (group or private) and the number of dates.
See prices above.
Will I be able to windsurf of my first class in Getares?
With our way of teaching windsurfing, you are in the water from the first day. &
Students learn to go, turn and return the first day. After we teach them to return to the same starting point, they learn this after 2 hours.
I am a beginner ¿What course would you recommend me? is Getares a good place to learn windsurf?
If you want to just try windsurfing for a group, to learn fast take the private windsurfing course. Getares is probably the best place to learn Windsurfing in Andalusia and Strait the Strait of Gibraltar.
We have Windsurf School in Tarifa and we know what we are talking about, our students start windsurfing much faster in Getares.
In the windsurfing courses Algeciras </ strong> as a group you learn the basics of windsurfing from the beginning. The advantage of a group windsurfing course is that they are cheaper.
In the private windsurfing course in Algeciras, the windsurf course is customized to your knowledge. You can be a novice or an expert. The advantage of private windsurfing lessons is that you learn faster and are more personal.
I am an advanced windsurfer. Can I improve and windsurf in Algeciras?
With the west winds you can improve a lot in Getares since the wind is intense and the water is flat. Private classes to jibe, harness, gird, tack, footstraps, water start, plan, manoeuvres, freestyle. With Levante (east wind), waves come in. </ Strong>
The monitor will contact you. Explain what windsurfing manoeuvre you want to practice in advanced classes.
Also, check the calendar of events if you are looking for windsurfing clinics in Tarifa or Getares. Forward, back loops and other manoeuvres.
What duration do you recommend me?
It’s hard to know, it depends on your goals and windsurfing level. </ strong>
If you want to try windsurfing, book two hours of group lessons, it’s the best. If you get hooked you can book 10 hours in a group or 4 private. Then you can practice on your own by renting the windsurfing equipment.
If you are determined to be a windsurfer go for the 10 hours of group windsurfing or 4 private hours.
If you already have knowledge, and you windsurf with your own equipment, go for private hour. Also visit calendar of events for windsurf clinics in Tarifa or in Getares
What is your way of teaching windsurfing?
Summary of safety, bearings and basic movements on land for 15 minutes, the rest is practiced in the water. </ strong>
In Windsurf Courses you learn where the wind comes from and how Getares beach works for windsurfing. How your team works and the position you should have in the windsurf board.
We teach to lift the sail if effort and start sailing. We will make you gybes and return to the shore if you move away. It is possible that you derive and you will not return to the point of departure, all these problems will be corrected and we will teach you to adhere.
Navigating to the wind will be your next target tacked, jibe and reach any point.
Then you can rent windsurfing in Getares or Tarifa and improve on your own. We will be watching you while renting the windsurfing equipment. Then you may need to take more windsurfing lessons and enter the next level.
Does the rig weigh much? I did windsurfing as a child and could not with it.
We have suffered it, but this is not the case, everything has evolved a lot and we have very light sails to teach windsurfing.
In the windsurfing courses Algeciras we have special gear to learn. We select the wind material depending on the weight, strength of the student and wind.
What happens if in Getares there is little wind or many waves?
We do not want to cancel the windsurf courses but we do not want any risk.
If wind and wave conditions are bad for windsurfing courses in Getares. We can delay the course, cancel or go to our windsurfing school in Tarifa.
The conditions are different always there, with east in Getares there may be big waves but in Tarifa it is flat and if there is not enough wind in Getares, surely there is in Tarifa. We can move the course there if you agree
Where is the School of Windsurfing in Algeciras?
The windsurf school is in Getares, Algeciras next to the Picaro river parking. </ strong>
If you practice windsurfing in Madrid or Seville and you are looking for accommodation in Tarifa, Algeciras is an alternative option with quality and cheap accommodation.
The beach of Getares is a very clean beach and located on the outskirts of Algeciras in the part closest to Tarifa.
The place is great to go with family in a quiet place in low season and from Monday to Friday in high season, especially in the morning. The beach has many services.
You can park in the public and free parking that is next to the windsurf school of Getares, Algeciras.