Maui is located at roughly 21 degrees north of the equator, is an ideal destination to try Windsurfing because has the right mix of sandy and rocky coastline. The rocky reefs create the ideal seascape, and the sandy beaches provide great access to the ocean. There is plenty of sunshine and warm sunny weather all year. There are different beaches for different conditions and skill levels. The Beaches of the north shore are most well known for windsurfing. The north shore is the windward coastline, and gets the brunt of the trade winds, and the large winter waves.
Maui seasons are not the typical ones that you might expect of your normal place. There are basically two seasons on Maui, the windy season, and the wavy season. The summer brings the most wind in the form of tropical trade-winds, These winds are very reliable and plentiful. The peak wind months are May through September. The wind blows all year just will less frequency than the summer winds.
You hardly ever need a wetsuit because of the warm 85 degree water almost year round and the air temperature rarely drops below 75 degrees Fahrenheit at sea level. The location at this particular latitude ideally places the islands in the trade wind zone. Being an isolated island chain, Hawaii receives uninterrupted air flows from across the ocean, without large land masses that generate their own weather. Maui also receives the right amount of swells, and has abundant waves that break on the north or south shores depending on the time of year.
Also, there are plenty schools that offers a complete range of windsurfing lessons and adventures. With a friendly team of well-trained Instructors dedicated to providing you with a personalized program. Guests can take lessons, rent gear, and spend the day enjoying the island’s beautiful tropical surroundings.
Windsurfing can seem tough at first, but once you have it down, it’s just like riding a bike! Those who are new to the sport must develop their balance and core stability, acquire a basic understanding of sailing, and learn a few techniques before they can progress. Action Sports Windsurfing offers a complete range of lessons for surfers of all ages and skill levels. Established in 1996, their friendly and knowledgeable instructors will help you progress quickly and show you how to take on the waves like a pro.
Getting a good start in windsurfing is essential to your success. A successful first day depends on correct equipment and good weather conditions. Learning to windsurf is a lot easier if someone shows you how. Maui’s warm weather and trade-winds make ideal conditions for beginner windsurfing lessons all year round. The windsurfing instructors can teach any skill ranging from your first waterstart, first jibe, up to Racing, Speed Sailing, wave jumping and more.
The world’s best known wave-sailing beach is Ho’okipa beach on Maui’s north shore. This location was discovered by Mike Waltze in the 80’s and has become a landmark for windsurfers around the world, and for thousands of non-windsurfers too.
This thrilling sport combines elements of both surfing and sailing and is extremely popular in Hawaii! With steady trade winds and warm waters