Windsurfing, Boracay Island

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    Windsurfing and Kiting

    by sirenna Updated Sep 4, 2005

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    Whether you want to join in or just watch, in high season these activities go on at Bulabug Beach on the eastern side of the island where it is more windy. In low season when the wind changes, they all come over to White Beach. Bulabug Beach is quieter than White Beach, less tourists and vendors about.
    For kiting lessons, contact Ocean Republic or Green Yard.

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    Wind surfing and Kite boarding

    by campsong Written Feb 6, 2005

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    Its amazing to watch the kite boarders on bulabog beach. Flying and leaping thru the air. I heard it was windy on that side of the island. That is an understatement. I think the only reason you would stay on that side of the island is to participate or watch the sport. It was fun to spend a half hour on my gusty perch watching the acrobatics. I guess if people travel that far for a sport they have to be pretty darn good and take the sport seriously. Its worth seeing them.

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    Starboard & Severne Windsurfing in Philippines

    by chill_hilario Updated Aug 12, 2014

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    For travelers who seek to do active watersports during their holidays, you might want to check out the windsurfing scene in Boracay, Philippines. The spot is perfect for beginners. The lagoon is protected by the reef from the waves making it an ideal place for slalom and freestyle windsurfers as well as beginners. The thrill-seeking windsurfers has the option of going out to the reef to have their dose of adrenaline rush from the bump and jump swells. Friendly locals, extremely beautiful beach (Puka Beach in Boracay), turquoise warm water, 15-30 knots wind and if you are lucky, you might even see a jumping dolphin or a huge sea turtle while you are out windsurfing..

    Boracay is boasting of many other activities; diving, kitesurfing, parasailing, paraw sailing, you name it.. Accommodation is available everywhere from dormitory type of dwellings to luxurious villas. Puka Beach is without a doubt one of the best beaches in the world; long stretch of chalk-white sand, pristine blue water and coconut trees as a backdrop. It is definitely a must-see.

    For the party-goers, Boracay is also a party heaven, from chill reggae bars to dance club parties to island full moon parties.

    For inquiries regarding windsurfing in Boracay, please check out Reef Riders Windsurfing Center in Boracay, Philippines. The center has numerous brand new Starboard and Severne windsurfing equipment. Windsurfing Season begins sometime around middle of October and ends middle of April. The most windy and busy months are December, January and February.

    For the windsurfers who could only get to Boracay during the Habagat Season (June-October, wind is on White Beach), the center is also operating on White Beach.

    Indulge in watersports, indulge in windsurfing! It may just be one of the best things that can happen to you. It is addictive; a healthy kind of addiction. Planing or speeding in the water can give you a certain high that only windsurfers can understand. Once you get into it, you might just plan your holidays wherever there is windsurfing.

    For more information about Reef Riders Windsurfing Center in Boracay Island, Philippines, you may visit their website at www.reefriders-watersports.com or email them at reefridersboracay@gmail.com

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