Kitesurfing in Sa Rápita – Mallorca

Situated on the southern part of Mallorca, in some especific periodes of the year it is possible to practice kitesurfing in Sa Rápita – Mallorca.

2 Sa Rapita kitesurfing April Flysurfer 21 mts

When the wind direction is South and Southwest, in the Bay of Pollensa, the kitesurfing navigation it is almost impossible because the wind comes side offshore or directly offshore.

Kitesurfing Mallorca south and southwest winds

A good choice for the practice of kitesurfing in that case can be Sa Rapita beach, in the south of the island.

That report was photographed in mid November on a sunny day enjoying 17 degrees Celsius air temperature.

kitesurfing in Sa Rapita with winds from south

This day, not surprisingly that there were almost no others beach users on the beach of Sa Rapita that day. This fact allowed us to enjoy a great kitesurfing session without endangering anyone.

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All kiters appearing in the photos are advanced kiters and members of the ASOCIACION APRENDE A NAVEGAR.

4 waves in Sa Rapita kite school in Mallorca

Practicing kitesurfing in Mallorca – Pollensa kiteschool excursion to Sa Rapita

Kitesurf en Mallorca escuela de Pollensa - excursion a Sa Rapita

Photo of the whole Playa de Sa Rapita from the wave breaker of club nautico

foto of the whole Playa de Sa Rapita from the wave breaker of club nautico

 

 

REMENBER, ALWAYS SAFETY FIRST

In occasions, some kiters by kitesurfing on a busy area may have the feeling that “it shouldn’t happen nothing wrong” but it is always preferable prevail the common sense.

5 if forbidden, don't kitesurf

Avoid the kitesurfing navigation in Sa Rápita beach during tourist season and in times where there are other beach users, persons walking on the sand, sunbathing or swimming along the shore.

But it is good to remember that, if ignoring the fact that a busy beach doesn’t offer enough guarantees of a safe kite session, a sudden increase of the wind force or any other unexpected situation can lead to provoque an accident which may hurt you or hurt other beach users.

Apart from being absolutely reprehensible, this would provoque the prohibition of kitesurfing navigation in Mallorca by Marine authorities.

Let’s take that seriously, there is no possible excuse for putting other beach users and swimmers at risk … neither ourselves.

During our kitesurfing session in November we enjoyed the beach to ourselves, otherwise we would not take our practices there.

Sa Rapita kitesurfing practices during winter

In some moments our kiteclub members enjoyed also some wave riding and jumps thanks to the waves that were breaking closer to the shore.

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End of the kite session – Sa Rapita kitesurfing

End of the kite session - Sa Rapita kitesurfing

During the autumm and winter months from November and until mid April, the beach of Sa Rapita is rarely visited and most of days free from persons which may be put in danger if kiters are kitesurfing there.

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