The Beyond Athens wind/kite surf camp organized in collaboration with Athens Board School gives you the opportunity to learn or improve on a challenging and entertaining water sport. In addition you visit Athens on a different note, discover its beautiful surroundings with the insights and tips of a local. You will have loads of fun and be surprised with what this corner of the Mediterranean, so close, safe and warm yearlong can offer you.
Wind surf trainer
Nikolas Skarlatos, born in London, December 10th, 1974 began racing at the age of 14. He went on to Become Greek youth Champion in Course and Slalom events (1991-1992) and also raced PWA and Production Board events before stopping in September 1994. He briefly returned to competitive sailing when the RSX was introduced in 2005. In 2011 after a 14 year successful carrier in Investment Banking he returned full time to competitive racing and coaching at a professional level. Nikolas is the 2013 Greek Formula and Slalom Champion. He speaks native English and Greek and good French. Read our interview with Nikolas (November 2014).
All training sessions take place in the mornings 11.00 to 13.00. SUP board or other water sports will be used in support in case of no wind. After the session and a hot shower you can rest in the area of the Board School and enjoy a light meal before leaving. The fourth day is off and gives you the chance to rest, explore the area and Athens and enjoy other inspiring activities.
Vouliagmenis Lake: tour, swim and drink
Greek buffet dinner/welcome party
Wind/ Kite surf Camp: Session 1 @ Athens Board School
Athens: Plaka Acropolis Museum
Traditional music tavern
Wind/ Kite surf Camp: Session 2 @ Athens Board School
Sounio by bike, Lavrio and seafood tavern/ drink out
Athens themed tour of your choice (street art, modern Athens, wine tour etc.)
Wind/ Kite surf Camp: Session 3 @ Athens Board School
Sea kayak tour
Wind/ Kite surf Camp: Session 4 @ Athens Board School
Beach volley activity
Wind/ Kite surf Camp: Session 5 @ Athens Board School
Secret beaches tour
Departure – transfer to airport
The proposed program is indicative and adjustable to your wishes and preferences. The last day’s program will depend on time availability. It is suggested that you bring along hat, swimwear, suncream, a neoprene suit and other technical gear that we can suggest if you wish!
Single individuals are welcome to book the tour as well. If by the date of the tour minimum participation requirement is not met, a new date will be suggested or the client is free to cancel with full refund of the paid amount applying. If more people sign in for this tour on the specific date, partial refund may apply if the corresponding rate for shared group tour is lower than the paid amount at the time of booking.
* AIG insurance health and accident cover available upon request (€ 20 pp.)