ESS Windsurf Rental

You must be able to stay upwind on your chosen board if you rent from us

Beginner windsurf

Beginner windsurf kit using modern boards from Primotion and sails from VDWS in sizes from 2.5 sqM to 5.5 sqM. Sails can easily be changed to suit the wind and water conditions. A wetsuit is included in price.

18,00 for 1 hour

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You must be able to stay upwind if you rent from us. If you cannot stay upwind you must take lessons from us before renting.

Generally, morning wind is stronger and beginners will want 3.0sqM to 4.0 sqM, around lunch and in the early afternoon you might want from 4.0 sqM to 4.5 sqM.

If you are unsure of the right equipment for your needs, please describe your experience, age, weight and comfort in water in the additional information section on the booking form. We will make sure you sail with the right equipment.

Intermediate windsurf

Intermediate windsurf kit using modern boards from Starboard. All have daggerboards and large fins but are lighter and more agile than the START and Primotion. The rigs are VDWS school sails up to 5.5 sqM or Severne up to 7.0 sqM.

30,00 for 1 hour

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You must be able to stay upwind if you rent from us. If you cannot stay upwind you should take lessons from us before renting.

The Rio, Go and AtomiQ boards have rubberized deck for grip in bare feet and footstraps. The Rio is 195 litres, the Go 175 litres and the AtomiQ Windsurf is 160 litres. Generally, morning wind is stronger and intermediates will want 5.0 sqM to 6.0 sqM. Around lunch and in the early afternoon you might want anything up to 8.0 sqM.

If you are unsure of the right equipment for your needs, please describe your experience, age, weight and comfort in water in the additional information section. We will make sure you sail with the right equipment.

Pro windsurf

Starboard boards and Severne sails for more advanced windsurfers.  Boards with and without daggerboards down to 105 litres – AtomiQ, Carve, Futura and iSonic. The rigs are Severne Blade, Gator and NCX from 5.2 sqM to 8.5 sqM.

30,00 for 1 hour

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You must be able to stay upwind on these boards to rent from us. If you cannot stay upwind you must take lessons from us before renting.

Generally, morning wind is stronger surfers will want 4.7 sqM to 6.0 sqM, around lunch and in the early afternoon you might want anything up to 8.5 sqM

You can choose your board and rig on the day and change to suit changing conditions. We will make sure you sail with the right equipment.

Package options for trapeze, wetsuit and insurance are available.

Foiling windsurf

Suits experienced windsurfer wanting to try something new but still windsurfing. Progression to sustained flight is likely to require a few hours. Renters must already be able to plane and use the harness and footstraps in a conventional windsurfer before renting a foiling windsurf.  

40,00 for 1 hour

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Foiling windsurf – rise above the water-bound boards and cruise the lake*. Renters must be able to launch / swim out their windsurfer and return to the beach themselves.

Buoyancy aid provided, helmets and wetsuits available to rent.

Lifts will be charged at €20,00.  Available to experienced windsurfers only.

*may not be as easy as suggested

COVID-19

Everything gets sprayed but please remember that masks must be worn if you are near to other people and at all times in the vicinity of our office.

Identification

Please bring ID with you as you may need it if you want to rent equipment from us ( 1 per boat is sufficient I. Remember to reclaim it at the end of your rental

Timing

To ensure the best use of your time and ours, please check-in 15 minutes before your course start (30 minutes on the first day of a multi session course)

Clothing

Stay warm, bring a change of clothes. Suitable footwear. Wetsuits are available, costumes worn beneath. Wetboots are available or bring old trainers. No beach sandals. Bare feet at your own risk!