Windsurf Place is
located on the windward side of the island
known as Sorobon, at Lac Bay. At Sorobon,
the water is shallow and warm, with steady
tradewinds, and a beautiful beach - perfect
conditions for catching some wind in your
sails and claiming the freedom of the water,
but in a sheltered, safe area.
Training & Lessons
For those wanting to improve their board skills, learn to water-start,
footstraps, harness, stance, Jibe and much more. Bonaire Windsurf
Place offers instruction from people like Bonaire's Windsurf
Olympian and Champion, Patoen Saragoza, who also happens to
be one of the owners. The other staff, while not past Olympians,
certainly have held their own in regional windsurfing competitions.
staff of Bonaire Windsurf Place can
offer individualized training for any level
of skill - from rank beginner to champion windsurfer,
both in the fabulous waters of the Sorobon
area of Bonaire.
For those comfortable with their windsurfing ability, Bonaire Windsurf
Place offers the best in equipment, including boards from RRD,
Pro-Tech, and Naish. Sails are by Hot Sails Maui and Naish.
Kids & Families
Windsurfing isn't just for adults and big people - Bonaire Windsurf
Place offers instruction for kids ages 5 and up. In particular,
Bonaire Windsurf Place offers regular Kid Clinics, which run
for 5 days and teach kids the ins and outs of windsurfing.
The program was developed in training the "Bonaire Kids",
a championship group of windsurfing youngsters who have competed
in international events and taken home to Bonaire a wide range
of prizes and awards for their windsurfing ability.
Because windsurfing is an obsession, and we believe in supporting
such obsessions, Bonaire Windsurf Place offers a snack bar featuring
sandwiches, snacks, and beverages right on the premises, so windsurfers
don't need to go far to recoup their energy before jumping back
on a board. And, to make sure sunburns aren't an issue, the Bonaire
Windsurf Place's surf shop offers basics like surf shirts, sunscreen,
t-shirts, gloves and surf shoes.
a very relaxed and laidback windsurf center
on Bonaire with ideal windsurfing conditions.
Shallow water and a constant onshore wind
means never having to worry about being blown
out to sea. Boards and completely rigged
sails are ready to take out on our beautiful
have the most ideal conditions to improve your
windsurfing techniques. The ABK School is now
based in Bonaire. Run by Clinic Guru, Andy Brandt
his team of instructors present clinics and lessons
year long in their new home base. A full lesson
program is available.
Jibe City Shop has many items including
T-shirts, Lycras, shoes and gloves. A unique
product on Bonaire is the Onima Aloe Gel. It
helps heal wounds and scars. We also carry
the best protection for the sun and mosquitos
including various mosquito nets.
Hang Out Beach Bar is the coolest
bar on the island for drinks and sandwiches
on the breezy beach overlooking the bay. Jibe
City has lots of places to relax and hide from
also have sit-on-top-kayaks available for rent
for anyone to explore the bay and the fascinating
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