One of the fastest growing sport on the water in past years is kiteboarding. Cumbuco is one of the perfect places for it.
Some of worldwide greatest kiteboarding places are Cumbuco, Isla Margarita, Hurghada, Fuerteventura. All of this places have almost perfect condition for this water sport.
Kiteboarding in the Brazil is growing fast and Cumbuco is one of the places to be.
Kiteboarding is a Dutch invention. Back in the past, somewhere in 19th century, kites were used to pull boats on the water. Dutchman Bert Panhuis is in 1977 used a kite to pulls him while he stands upright in the water.
Two brothers designed a kite with inflatable sections, some eight years later, so they were able to go right from the water. These days materials are still being in the development.
Around 1995 the kiteboarding pioneering began, especially in Hawaii and in southern France. The first world kiteboarding championship were held in Hawaii, two year later.
Before you start with hang above the water and make a magnificent leap you already have made many hours of training.
In Cumbuco, but also in the France, or other kiteboarding places in the world schools offer so called packages. Usually, there is three or four classes in which you make your first steps on the kite board. All material in that schools are included in the packages price and there are profesionlani coaches who watch on you.
Below you can read the kiteboarding schools procedure In most of cases :
- They will learn you how to manage the kite and get the feeling of it.
- In second you will learn some body dragging lessons. During this lessons you will let your body being dragged through the calm water hanging on the kite and learn various kite control procedures and movements.
- Third lesson will be devoted to water. This will be your first meters in the water with full equipment (board & kite)
Lessons prices may range from continent to continent and from country to country. To our knowledge, one of the lower prices are in the Brazil.
The one of the most famous big wave spots in Brazil is for sure Cumbuco. You can find here images from one of the most beautiful lagoon in Cumbuco – Lagoa Cauipe.
Also you may look at information about kiteboarding in Cumbuco and accommodation in that location.