Strapless Kiteboarding in Cabarete Bay

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One thing is learning how to kiteboard in Cabarete and then transitioning into strapless kiteboarding. Strapless kiteboarding can be divided into Freestyle, and wave riding. The cool thing about riding strapless is that you can combine your freestyle skills to your wave riding skills and have a great time when practicing both at the same time.  Before we get into the different styles of riding is also good to know what would be the ideal board for you. When riding strapless you want to maintain the weight of the board balanced from nose to the tail. That will allow you to have a better experience when learning To learn about the board details READ THIS ARTICLE BY IK SURF MAG When Learning how to ride strapless there will be some tips and tricks you will need to apply as in, …

Xtreme Down Winder Challenge, Cabarete – Buen Hombre Official Date

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The day has finally arrived. Our organizers have selected the date for the first Xtreme Down Winder Challenge which will take place this upcoming Wednesday the 14th of August 2019. Twelve Challengers will be doing one of the Longest downwinder ever attempted in the Dominican Republic. This Challenge consists of a 110km long (70 miles) Down Winder, going from the main town of Cabarete all the way to Buen Hombre, Monte Cristi. This event will be a stepping stone, promoting that great things do happen in the Dominican Republic. It will also demonstrate that anyone can finalize any challenges they have in life as long as they put their body and mind to it Overcoming this challenge will test the strength of the human body, to another level. También demostrará que cualquier persona puede finalizar todo desafío que enfrenten en …

Kiteboarding Lessons in Cabarete will benefit you in the future.

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We all know that Cabarete is one of the key places in the Caribbean to learn and practice kiteboarding. In Cabarete we are lucky to have the trade winds from the East, blowing side/onshore for more than 300 days a year. Not only the wind is perfect but we also have perfect weather conditions with warm water all year round and a spacious beach, that gives enough space for anyone who wants to learn kiteboarding. One of the reasons that Cabarete will take the best out of you, is due to the waves on the shore that will constantly challenge you when learning how to kite. Compared to other places, where there are flat and shallow waters, that would make it way easier for you to learn. Taking Kiteboarding lessons in Cabarete will benefit you throughout your kitesurfing journey overall. …

Xtreme Down Winder Challenge, Cabarete – Buen Hombre, Schedule & Story.

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12 Participants – 1 Xtreme Kiteboarding Challenge that has never been attempted in the Dominican Republic! 12 Participantes – 1 Xtreme Kiteboarding Challenge que nunca se ha intentado en la Republica Dominicana This Saturday the organizers of the first-ever Xtreme Down Winder Challenge will be selecting the day for the event. The 12 selected participants have been rigorously preparing not only mentally but also physically for the challenge. Looking at maps, wind forecasts, checking equipment and doing practice down-winders to prepare the muscles and mind for the brutal challenge ahead. During the last event meeting, the schedule has been finalized. This schedule created will help keep the kiters on track to have a chance to successfully finish the challenge before dark.  Este Sábado, los organizadores del primer Xtreme Down Winder Challenge seleccionarán el día del evento. Los 12 participantes seleccionados …

Kite Boarding at La Boca, Cabarete, Dominican Republic

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We have been talking about all the amazing places to go kiting to in the North Coast of the Dominican Republic. This time we will be specifying all the details you need to know about La Boca, in Cabarete. La Boca de Yasica is located to the east side of Cabarete, approximately a 7-minute ride from the main town of Cabarete. We consider that La Boca is one of the unique places the Northcoast has to offer, with the perfect combination of river beach and saltwater. Over the past years, La Boca has been one of the main touristic attractions of Cabarete due to all its amazing surroundings, and one of kiteboarding main attractions, flat water. Perfect for all the kiteboarders who want to practice all their new tricks in perfectly flat water conditions with the consistent wind from the …

The Most Beautifull Kiteboarding Spots in the Dominican Republic.

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Over the past 20 years, the Dominican Republic has been known as one of the best places to learn kiteboarding in the world. Specifically in the north coast, Cabarete. The Dominican Republic is not only famous for kitesurfing but also for its unique surroundings. From white sand beaches, green palm trees, great people, amazing culinary culture, warm weather and much more. Due to that combination, the Dominican Republic should be on your must-travel destinations. This is an amazing country for all type of travelers. From kiteboarding enthusiast, surfers and families. Here in the North Coast of the Dominican Republic, we have what its called Cabarete, one of the Kiteboarding Meccas. In the North Coast of the Dominican Republic, there are many spots to go kiting, for all the different type of styles that you like to ride. From Twin Tip, …

Hydrofoil in Cabarete

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Hydrofoiling might be new to you, but did you know that Hydrofoiling has been around for many years? The Hydrofoil was invented by Alexander Graham Bell in 1906, as a boat which he called the ‘’Hydrodrome’’ back then. Most recently in 1995, the HydroFoil Board was invented by Mango Carafino, a big wave tow-in surfer and water-sport instructor from the Hawaiian Island of Maui. Carafino is also the innovating developer of hydrofoil board design for stand-up hydrofoil boarding and kite surfing. Laird Hamilton also influenced a lot on Hydrofoil’s popularity, with his act of bravery including the Hydrofoil on his big wave surfing journey. He discovered the foil board’s capability to harness swell energy with the use of a jet ski, pulling the rider into a wave. What is Hydrofoiling?– Hydrofoiling is a lifting surface, or foil, that operates in water. A …

Xtreme Down-Winder Challenge, Cabarete – Buen Hombre 2019

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Life is all about facing  challenges and getting out of the comfort zone. We have really been thinking for a while about how we can make an impact for Dominican Republic and promote it as a safe country to travel to. What a better way to put our minds and body to confront an ‘’Xtreme Challenge’’ and do what no one has ever done yet, with our #1 Passion, Kiteboarding. La vida se trata de enfrentar obstaculos y salir de la zona de comfort. Nosotros hemos estado pensando por un buen tiempo como podemos crear un impacto en la Republica Dominicana y promoverlo como un pais seguro para viajar. Y que mejor manera de poner nuestra mente y cuerpo, enfrenarse a un ‘’Xtreme Challenge’’ y hacer lo que nadie ha hecho aun, con nuestra pasion #1, Kiteboarding.  Shining Light on …

The Butterfly Effect Cabarete 2019

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The Butterfly Effect The Butterfly Effect is a well known event founded in Hawaii in 2007, by Tatiana Howard, a Hawaiian woman of all trades, being able to do all the water sports that come into my head at the moment, such as kite surfing, surfing, windsurfing, stand-up paddle boarding and tow in surfing. In other words, the Butterfly Effect was founded by a ‘’RAD’’ woman, that motivated a big group of women around the world to keep the tradition going  in more than 50 countries till this date. The 11th Annual Butterfly Effect just happened in Cabarete. The Butterfly effect is done with the main purpose to unite all  the women in the community of Cabarete, bringing the best out of them, by taking on to a non competitive water sport event. The Joy that this event brings to …

Dive Cabarete

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Finally made it to the Dominican Republic and you find yourself in Cabarete with serene days, with no wind or waves and your adrenaline level is lower than what you expected. Here is Dive Cabarete! The #1 Scuba Diving Center of the North Coast located in ‘’Playa Sosua’’.Dive Cabarete will offer you by far, the best service and knowledgeable scuba diving experience ever. Sebastian & Tanya, an amazing couple that will make sure your that you have the best time possible in your next underwater trip. At least once in a lifetime you should go and visit the marine life and see the underwater world, could be scuba diving, snorkeling or just swimming. Experience the closest feeling to 0 gravity and being able to fly under the refreshing clear water, being able to see all the beautiful and colourful fishes …