Woo Outrigger GUADELOUPE DOWN WIND CAMP

18.02.2020

Woo Outrigger GUADELOUPE DOWN WIND CAMP

Woo offer you to leave one week in Guadeloupe for a workshop through a multitude of Downwind adapted to every level. Thanks to this « package », we offer you the possibility to practice OC in the best conditions !

YOUR DOWNWIND CAMP SUMMARY

Guy Ringrave will support you throughout the course of your training. Passionate about outrigger canoeing since 2005, Guy is one of the pioneers of the sport both in France and in Europe. His passion has led him to the production of outriggers, which he manufactures under the brand name WOO. Today, WOO’s outrigger canoes are considered the highest-performing models on the market.

Benôit Arribat your second coach paddle outrigger canoe in conmpetition since 4 years. The rest of the year, Benoît is the physical and mental coach for the Olympique French sailing team. He can set up a program of muscular strengthening suited to your need for the duration of the Downwind camp !

Levels:

Initiation:

This workshop aims to allow you, within 6 days, to get accustomed to the outrigger, to acquire the paddling techniques and to start getting initiated in the practice of downwind. You will paddle the world champion outrigger. Made of carbon, it weighs no more than 22 pounds/10 kilograms for its 20.7 foot/6.30 meter length.

Level required : This week-long workshop is aimed at people who are physically in shape. No need to be a high-level athlete but practicing an endurance sport is recommended. If you regularly jog, cycle, mountain bike, swim or are adept at boardsport such as windsurfing, snowboarding, skating, etc… You will be awed by the sensations which outrigger canoeing offers.

Improvement:

You are the owner of an OC1 or you practice regularly in a club and you wish to begin the downwind practice in complete safety, then this workshop is for you !
Level required : You must be capable of paddling 12.4 miles at an average speed of 5 miles/h (8km/h) minimum.

Competition:

You are a « committed » fan of Downwinds and you wish to take advantage of regular winds to cover maximum distances each week. You would also like to join local paddlers on downwind races on the weekend.

program : Each day will be organized in accordance with the wind conditions and discussed with all of the workshop participants.

Aims : 12.4 to 18.6 miles of downwind each day and participation in local races.

2020 dates:

  • January 4th to January 11th
  • January 11th to January 18th
  • January 18th to January 25th – ZE RACE
  • January 25th to February 1st

Price and registrations:

Packages will be available shortly. Write to us and we will contact you when registrations are open!

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