Kitesurfing Lessons in La Rochelle

Kitesurfing Lessons in La Rochelle

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Activity Snapshot

  • Sensation Level: Chill
  • Spoken languages: English, French
  • Fitness level: Everybody welcome
  • Duration: from 1 half day to 5 days
  • Cancellation policy: 
    moderate 1) Cancellation 10 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

    2) Cancellation between 4 and 10 days prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are entitled to a 50% refund

    3) 4 days or later, prior to the agreed activity starting date, is considered last-minute cancellations
    → No refund will be made
  • Meeting point:
    Meeting point changes depending of the weather conditions, 10 Cours du Maréchal Juin, 17340 Châtelaillon-Plage
  • Opening seasons:

Activity description

Antonin and his team welcome you all year round to the spots of Chatelaillon plage, Aytré and La Rochelle in Charente-Maritime. The Chatel Kite School offers a progression specific to each practitioner with a follow-up by certified instructors who will assess your level and discuss a lesson plan with you.

Antonin Rangin is a professional kitesurfer, he can also take students who wish to learn freestyle, strapless or foil if you wish.

Do you want to learn or progress in kitesurfing? Book half-day kitesurfing sessions, which are supervised in complete safety on exceptional sites.

The advantages:
- You are equipped with a radio during your water sessions to stay as close as possible to your instructor during the learning process.

- You join a group of maximum 4 people for a faster learning curve.

- The spots are perfect for learning how to kitesurf or trying out new tricks as they are large sandy beaches with no obstacles.

Offers

1
1 session of 3 hours

A three-hour course.

The half-day programme is to give an idea of the kitesurfer's evolution, the course will obviously be adapted to the level of the kitesurfer.

Itinerary

Programme of an initiation session:
Getting to grips with the equipment.
Presentation of the equipment (the kite and the board used during the sessions.)
Presentation of the various safety features.
Handling of the three "safety devices" before getting into the water.
Piloting the kite.
Discovery of the flight window, area of evolution of the wing, take-off and re-take-off of the kite.
Towed swimming, piloting the kite in traction, first sensations of gliding.

*Group of 4 people maximum per instructor

Special terms

The appointment is mainly in Chatelaillon (near La Rochelle) but it can change for Aytré depending on the weather.

The appointment time is either 9am or 1pm but this also depends on the weather conditions and can therefore be changed.

Do not forget to bring
  • Bikini/Short
  • Towel
  • Bottle of water
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
Sensation Level: Chill
Fitness level: Everybody welcome
Duration: 1 half day
Minimum Age: minimum 12 y/o
Meeting point:
Meeting point changes depending of the weather conditions, 10 Cours du Maréchal Juin, 17340 Châtelaillon-Plage
Included:
  • Kitesurfing equipment
2
2 sessions (2 x 3h)

Two courses of 3 hours, to be booked over a maximum of 2 days.

The half-day programme is to give an idea of the kitesurfer's evolution, the course will obviously be adapted to the level of the kitesurfer.

Itinerary

Programme of an initiation session:
Getting to grips with the equipment.
Presentation of the equipment (the kite and the board used during the sessions.)
Presentation of the various safety features.
Handling of the three "safety devices" before getting into the water.
Piloting the kite.
Discovery of the flight window, area of evolution of the wing, take-off and re-take-off of the kite.
Towed swimming, piloting the kite in traction, first sensations of gliding.

During the second session you will learn:
How to stabilize the kite with one hand.
How to handle the board: adjust and put on your straps.
Getting up on the board: first start, control of the kite and balance on the board: Waterstart
First glide.
Awareness of the different dangers.

*Group of 4 people maximum per instructor.

Special terms

The appointment is mainly in Chatelaillon (near La Rochelle) but it can change for Aytré depending on the weather.

The appointment time is either 9am or 1pm but this also depends on the weather conditions and can therefore be changed.

Do not forget to bring
  • Bikini/Short
  • Towel
  • Bottle of water
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
Sensation Level: Chill
Fitness level: Everybody welcome
Duration: 2 days
Minimum Age: minimum 12 y/o
Meeting point:
Meeting point changes depending of the weather conditions, 10 Cours du Maréchal Juin, 17340 Châtelaillon-Plage
Included:
  • Kitesurfing equipment
3
3 sessions (3 x 3h)

Three 3-hour courses, to be booked over a maximum of 3 days.

The half-day programme is to give an idea of the kitesurfer's evolution, the course will obviously be adapted to the level of the kitesurfer.

Itinerary

Programme of an initiation session:
Getting to grips with the equipment.
Presentation of the equipment (the kite and the board used during the sessions.)
Presentation of the various safety features.
Handling of the three "safety devices" before getting into the water.
Piloting the kite.
Discovery of the flight window, area of evolution of the wing, take-off and re-take-off of the kite.
Towed swimming, piloting the kite in traction, first sensations of gliding.

During the second session you will learn:
How to stabilize the kite with one hand.
How to handle the board: adjust and put on your straps.
Getting up on the board: first start, control of the kite and balance on the board: Waterstart
First glide.
Awareness of the different dangers.

During the third session you will learn:
How to get out of the water on the left and right (port tack, starboard tack).
Refine your body positioning and balance on the board.
Awareness of the different dangers.

*Group of 4 people maximum per instructor

Special terms

The appointment is mainly in Chatelaillon (near La Rochelle) but it can change for Aytré depending on the weather.

The appointment time is either 9am or 1pm but this also depends on the weather conditions and can therefore be changed.

Do not forget to bring
  • Bikini/Short
  • Towel
  • Bottle of water
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
Sensation Level: Chill
Fitness level: Everybody welcome
Duration: 3 days
Minimum Age: minimum 12 y/o
Meeting point:
Meeting point changes depending of the weather conditions, 10 Cours du Maréchal Juin, 17340 Châtelaillon-Plage
Included:
  • Kitesurfing equipment
4
4 sessions (4 x 3h)

Four courses of 3 hours, to be booked over a maximum of 4 days.

The half-day programme is to give an idea of the kitesurfer's evolution, the course will obviously be adapted to the level of the kitesurfer.

Itinerary

Programme of an initiation session:
Getting to grips with the equipment.
Presentation of the equipment (the kite and the board used during the sessions.)
Presentation of the various safety features.
Handling of the three "safety devices" before getting into the water.
Piloting the kite.
Discovery of the flight window, area of evolution of the wing, take-off and re-take-off of the kite.
Towed swimming, piloting the kite in traction, first sensations of gliding.

At the second session you will learn:
How to stabilize the kite with one hand.
How to handle the board: adjust and put on your straps.
Getting up on the board: first start, control of the kite and balance on the board: Waterstart
First glide.
Awareness of the different dangers.

On the third session you will learn:
To get out of the water on the left and right (port tack, starboard tack).
Refine your body positioning and balance on the board.
Awareness of the different dangers.

During the fourth session you will learn:
How to take off and land your kite in complete safety.
How to make your first turns at different paces (broadside, beam, upwind).

*Group of 4 people maximum per instructor.

Special terms

The appointment is mainly in Chatelaillon (near La Rochelle) but it can change for Aytré depending on the weather.

The appointment time is either 9am or 1pm but this also depends on the weather conditions and can therefore be changed.

Do not forget to bring
  • Bikini/Short
  • Towel
  • Bottle of water
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
Sensation Level: Chill
Fitness level: Everybody welcome
Duration: 4 days
Minimum Age: minimum 12 y/o
Meeting point:
Meeting point changes depending of the weather conditions, 10 Cours du Maréchal Juin, 17340 Châtelaillon-Plage
Included:
  • Kitesurfing equipment
5
5 sessions (5 x 3h)

Five courses of 3 hours, to be booked over a maximum of 5 days.

The half-day programme is to give an idea of the kitesurfer's evolution, the course will obviously be adapted to the level of the kitesurfer.

Itinerary

Programme of an initiation session:
Getting to grips with the equipment.
Presentation of the equipment (the kite and the board used during the sessions.)
Presentation of the various safety features.
Handling of the three "safety devices" before getting into the water.
Piloting the kite.
Discovery of the flight window, area of evolution of the wing, take-off and re-take-off of the kite.
Towed swimming, piloting the kite in traction, first sensations of gliding.

At the second session you will learn:
How to stabilize the kite with one hand.
How to handle the board: adjust and put on your straps.
Getting up on the board: first start, control of the kite and balance on the board: Waterstart
First glide.
Awareness of the different dangers.

On the third session you will learn:
To get out of the water on the left and right (port tack, starboard tack).
Refine your body positioning and balance on the board.
Awareness of the different dangers.

During the fourth session you will learn:
How to take off and land your kite in complete safety.
How to make your first turns at different paces (broadside, beam, upwind).

The fifth day will allow you to perfect your skills and to continue to progress to get closer to autonomy.

*Group of 4 people maximum per instructor.

Special terms

The appointment is mainly in Chatelaillon (near La Rochelle) but it can change for Aytré depending on the weather.

The appointment time is either 9am or 1pm but this also depends on the weather conditions and can therefore be changed.

Do not forget to bring
  • Bikini/Short
  • Towel
  • Bottle of water
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
Sensation Level: Chill
Fitness level: Everybody welcome
Duration: 5 days
Minimum Age: minimum 12 y/o
Meeting point:
Meeting point changes depending of the weather conditions, 10 Cours du Maréchal Juin, 17340 Châtelaillon-Plage
Included:
  • Kitesurfing equipment

Meeting point

Meeting point changes depending of the weather conditions, 10 Cours du Maréchal Juin, 17340 Châtelaillon-Plage Get directions

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