Watersports Camp

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Windsurfing (Ages 9-17)

Windsurfing combines the fun of sailing and surfing to form a unique sport! Participants stand on the surf type board, move the entire sail, and catch the wind to propel themselves across the water. Given the right wind conditions, windsurfers can get moving incredibly quickly! In this class, we start by teaching the basics on a land simulator and then move to the protected waters of Frenchman's Creek. When first learning, students' boards are tethered to anchors so they don't blow too far away and specially designed children's rigs are used for smaller participants. Individuals improve at this fascinating sport a different rates and the instructors will offer advice and remove the tethers at appropriate skill levels. This class will be a hit if you've never tried windsurfing before or you've mastered the basics and want to improve. Come join the fun!

Class Schedule
1.  June 1 - June 5
2.  June 8 - June 12
3.  June 15 - June 19
4.  June 22 - June 26
5.  July 6 - July 10
6.  July 13 - July 17
7.  July 20 - July 24
8.  July 27 - July 31

9:00 am - 12:00 pm OR 1:00 - 4:00 pm Daily

Class Fee Per Week - $185

What We Do

The Eckerd College Waterfront Program, one of the most comprehensive collegiate programs in the U. S., offers instruction in a variety of watersports to participants of all ages, from children to seniors.