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Surfing in Cabarete: The Number One Surf Destination on the island


An exciting sport with a story behind it as full of emotions and adrenaline as riding a board and facing the wild waves of the sea on the Atlantic Ocean coast in the Dominican Republic. Surfing has evolved over more than two centuries and has become a worldwide phenomenon that finds in the Caribbean the perfect conditions to break the waves of the wild Caribbean Sea. In this context, Cabarete, in the Dominican Republic, has been becoming for more than a decade a perfect corner for surfing lovers that triggers adrenaline like no other. Located in the heart of the Caribbean, this coastal city stands out in the region and in the world for its unbeatable conditions, combining factors such as wind speed, tide, and the spectacular Caribbean view of the north coast of the island. Its geography is one …


Exploring Wing Foiling in the Caribbean


Picture this: You’re gliding above the shimmering turquoise waters, gazing at the breathtaking northern coastline of the Dominican Republic. The warm Caribbean breeze caresses your skin as you prepare for an aquatic adventure like no other – wing foiling. This exciting fusion of surfing, kitesurfing, and windsurfing has captured the hearts of water sports enthusiasts, adventurers, and thrill-seekers around the world. Wing foiling isn’t just a sport; it’s an art that requires a mix of athletic prowess and gear know-how. It’s all about harnessing the power of the wind to gracefully glide over the water’s surface. You’ll take flight with the help of a foil and steer using a wing – it’s an exhilarating dance with the elements. In the Dominican Republic, there are some fantastic spots to perfect your wing foiling skills, and leading the pack is Cabarete. Known …

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Kiteboarding in Cabarete: The basics for an exceptional experience


Seeking the ultimate Kiteboarding in Cabarete adventure? Look no further than the sun-soaked Caribbean, where nature comes together to create the perfect playground for taming the winds with your kite. The climate here is like a welcoming hug that turns into an exhilarating rush of adrenaline. Let’s talk about Cabarete – a coastal paradise that’s more than just postcard-perfect views. It’s a haven for kiteboarding lovers, drawing in both newbies and pros year after year to the shores of the Dominican Republic’s north coast. And let me tell you, it’s a place that’s hard to resist. Imagine this: Cabarete’s stunning beaches set the stage, with consistent breezes, shallow lagoons, and gentle swells inviting everyone to join in the fun. Whether you’re just starting out or fine-tuning your skills, Cabarete’s got you covered. But wait, there’s more. Cabarete isn’t just about …

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Wing Foiling Essentials: Getting ready for a foiling adventure with Charles at Liquid Blue Cabarete


Embarking on the thrilling journey of wing foiling demands more than just the adrenaline rush; it necessitates a profound grasp of the pivotal role that consistent equipment maintenance plays in ensuring both enhanced performance and your safety during open water sessions. Wing foiling enthusiasts, whether novices or seasoned athletes, will find invaluable insights in this article as we delve into the comprehensive steps required to meticulously care for your gear. While these recommendations are tailored to wing foiling equipment encompassing the wing, board, and foil, they form a solid foundation for the proper care of all your aquatic sporting gear. Maintaining your wing foiling equipment is non-negotiable for its sustained peak condition. Delve into these key tips for preserving your gear’s longevity and functionality: Revitalize with Freshwater: Following every exhilarating session, it’s imperative to cleanse your wing, board, and foil …

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Wing Foiling In Cabarete: Getting ready for a foiling adventure with Charles at Liquid Blue

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Before embarking on a new wing foiling adventure in Cabarete, there are some essential tips you must understand when getting ready to go on the water or preparing for a trip. It doesn’t matter if you are a beginner or an advanced rider, it is always good to know your equipment and how to have it ready, understanding how to set it up to meet your specific wants and needs. In the last couple of weeks, the question of how to set up the wing foiling equipment has been popping up every now and then here in Cabarete. And that’s the motivation behind this blog where Charles Österlund, from Liquid Blue Cabarete, explores the basics about setting up your wing foiling equipment before going out in the water. Often times when setting up a board for a wing foiling session, …

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How to Use a Prone Wing Foil Board | Prone Surf Foil Board for Winging


Hey guys welcome back! Today we are with Charles Osterlund, who will show you in this video down below ” how to use a prone wing foil board” Wondering how to start with a prone sinking board? Watch this video to find out more! In the video above Charles uses a Small 33 L Board for more freedom when riding. He is riding a 12×80 F-One Phantom board with a 4.2 F-One Strike wing with around 20 knots of wind Here are the techniques on how to get out of the water: 1. Place your knees on the board to find the balance to sit in the water. 2. The nose of the board should be out of the water. 3. Grab the wing for stability and bring it above you. 4. Stand up on your feet and get ready …

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Affordable DIY Foil Waist Leash with Charles Osterlund


Welcome back guys to Liquid Blue Cabarete . The past couple of week we have been trying to bring in some new valuable tips and tricks for this new sport called Winging. Everyone has been asking us what kind of waist leash there is and if we have some DIY and affordable waist leash solutions for you! Of course we do! Waist leashes nowadays costs around 50 USD or more. We now have the perfect solution that is relatively free or it can be very inexpensive for most people. Most kites, specifically F-One Kites , come with a velcro belt that could be perfectly used as a waist leash on the budget. You can basically wrap this belt around your waist and depending on your size it will eventually fit. How does this work? Many of you might be wondering …

Wing-foiling vs Windsurfing | Comparisons


Welcome back to our blog! Charles Osterlund here from Liquid Blue Cabarete We have received a couple of questions lately regarding these two very similar in name but very different water-sports: wing-foiling & windsurfing. Are wing-foiling & windsurfing the same sport? Are they really similar? Check this video below or keep reading for a more detailed explanation! The answer to this question is very hard to elaborate but we can say yes and no. They are similar in the sense of how you feel the power coming in might be alike to when someone is windsurfing but when you are wing-foiling you are moving a little bit different because the power comes in different positions compared to windsurfing where it is always in the same spot. This is one of the main differences I felt after trying both disciplines. As …

Best Wing Foiling Helmet? Simba Helmet Review


Hello from Charles with Liquid Blue Cabarete! Today we managed to finally test a new protective piece of equipment. A new helmet! The Simba Surf Helmet which is cool looking, light and protective. The helmet comes in different colors and sizes to fit any size head and anyones color preference. My initial test on land proves that it is definitely an interesting contender in terms of premium helmets that should be considered by anyone who is actually looking to protect themselves. Now I managed to test this helmet on the water. The helmet was super light, fit perfectly, muffles wind though makes communication clear and was a fashion statement out there! I believe the helmet will work for all water sports and even we have seen has the chance to work with further accessories like amphibian spex water goggles or …

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3 Different Ways to Get Standing on a Wingofoil


Hello from Charles with Liquid Blue Cabarete! Thinking to Wing Foil? Already Wing Foiling though having some issues getting standing? Want a potential solution? Watch this video and reach out to us after for any further questions/comments- A lot of people only try one way of standing up and struggle. Depending what stage you are at in your development, the spot you ride at, your strengths and weaknesses (stiff knees, sore ankles)… you might benefit from one style or another. Personally I believe it is important to be aware that there is more than one way to do something! This video will show you how to do three different ways though on land. Getting on the knees sideways to the board’s nose Straight with the board on your knees Standing & then bringing your wing up (in my opinion it …