Located within the grounds of Reef Retreat is Asia’s 1st IKO “certified” Kitesurfing school (Ocean Republic) and a stones throw away, the Windsurfng School (Funboard Center) this combined with Reef Retreat, gives giving you the complete windsports package.
Windsurf & Kite Schools
One of the 1st Kite schools in Asia, Ocean Republic (owned and run by Glen and Mi Young) go from strength to strength. With a totally refurbished centre, Beach viewing deck and shop they have the perfect set up for all of your kitesurfing needs.
This year they are once again leading the way in school development by using brand new 2014-15 school specific equipment from “Slingshot” and “Nobile” to make learning easier than its ever been before!
Their rental equipment is supplied by Slingshot kites and Nobile kiteboards.
Safety being of the upmost importance, Ocean Republic have brand new Prolimit Harnesses and impact vests! For all of their students To compliment their great rental fleet, you can also buy Slingshot Kites and Nobile boards at 30% – 40% cheaper prices than Europe!
For all of your Kitesurfing enquiries and more information, please contact Ocean Republic on www.ocean-republic.com
The Funboard Center Boracay (Tabou & Gaastra) has been operating as a windsurfing school since 2003 on Bulabog Beach. It is owned and run by one of Asia’s fastest female windurfer’s, Simone Bartmann.
Newly built at the northern end of Bulabog Beach and only 100m from Reef Retreat, this brand new, spacious centre is in the perfect “upwind” location.
The windsurf rentals include 30 windsurf boards from Tabou ranging from 76 litres up to 200 litres and sails from Gaastra, start at 2m2 for the young talents, all the way up to 8m2, for the light wind experts. Furthermore the centre has chill out areas and a shop with a wide choice of surf clothing and accessories. They also offer a wide range of lessons / instruction, fresh water shower, comfort room and lockers.
Cafe Tabou is also located within the center and are pleased to serve you delicious breakfast, lunch, refreshments and snacks of all kinds to keep you fuelled up for the day!.
Simone also offers Yoga classes incl Ashtanga-Asanas, Hatha-Yoga and 5 Tibeter. Yoga will strengthen your muscles, improves flexibility and calms down your mind. Private sessions are available on request. For all of your Windsurfing enquiries and more information, please contact Simone at the Funboard Center Boracay on www.windsurfasia.com