Great that you are all so enthusiastic about this unforgettable trip. Bookings have flown around our ears and we will do our best to bring you all along on this unique kite adventure!
Because we only want to take 20 people at a time (we are discussing whether we can scale this up to 30), a selection will have to be made. In principle, the people who registered first can join us first. But there are still some variable points that we take into account:
  • This year we will extensively screen your level. Are you not premium members with us or have you never been on one of our trips? Then we ask you: Show proof of finish of the well-known downwinder Hoek tot Helder and/or send a Strava / Surfr account of a downwinder of over 60 km that you did in 1 day on the North Sea or a jump of over 10 meter (a video is also allowed). We will also schedule a telephone conversation where we will discuss your level. If we have any doubts, we can ask you to go sailing with us or take a test downwinder.
  • Because we are working with a large wind window this year, we are going to look around as many weekends as possible to continue so that we can give as many people as possible this unique experience next season. Now that is of course difficult to plan and it is likely that many people have other plans at the last minute or are unable to do so. At that moment, the next ones on the list are called for that weekend and we continue like this until the weekend is filled.
  • You can only cancel a weekend once, we understand that you sometimes have other things to do, but this is a very unique event that requires very specific conditions and if we want to make this a success, we expect you to drop everything for this. and embark on this kite adventure with us!! So, if you cancel once, you can participate in the next downwinder, if you cancel twice you have to register again and you will end up at the bottom of the list.
  • – You have not passed our screening as described above before departure.
    – You are prevented by other matters
    – You are not fit enough (You must be in top condition for this event and do many kite sessions to complete it)
    – Your material is not in order (only new material of excellent quality can participate)
    – Do you not meet these criteria or do we see during the downwinder that the level/material/condition is not sufficient? We can then cancel the event for you at any time and the place will go to the next person on the list. >
  • One thing is still intact importantIf you are on the list and your level has been approved by us, you will remain on the list and sooner or later you will join this downwinder! If it doesn’t happen again this season, you will be at the top of the list for next season! It is a unique event and this is the only way it can be organized safely. Long wait will undoubtedly be rewarded!!!
Furthermore, we are of course very much looking forward to it!! Let’s hope for a few nice weekends with a lovely WNW wind! The great wait has begun! You can always contact us if you have any questions
To the water,
and the rest of the KiteActive team