Boardsailing and Kitesurfing in South Africa

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Thanks to South Africa’s windy conditions, boardsailing and kitesurfing are very popular coastal sports that anyone with a sense of adventure can pursue. The combination of strong winds and ideal waves attract both local and international water sports enthusiasts, with hotspots dotted along the coastline of the country. 

Be prepared for an adrenaline pumping ride with exhilarating glides over breaks, leaps into the air and an overall fun experience. Boardsailing and kitesurfing can be enjoyed by both experienced and beginner riders, and there are numerous schools situated at major beaches that will be happy to provide you with some lessons. 

By Carla Lottering

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