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Anyone got any info on Lisbon in November?

Postby eraffini » Thu Oct 28, 2010 1:58 pm

Hey,

Heading to Lisbon for work next month and was wondering if I should think about bringing along the gear. Looks like a number of good beaches and schools near the city. Anyone have any local knowledge or connections they would like to share?

Thanks

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Re: Anyone got any info on Lisbon in November?

Postby buckidge » Tue May 28, 2013 10:00 pm

Bump.

I too am heading there (Lisbon, Portugal) for just 2 days next week. Anyone have any inside info on where I should find some wind/rent gear/etc.?

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Re: Anyone got any info on Lisbon in November?

Postby Ron » Tue May 28, 2013 10:15 pm

November on the Atlantic coast will get you a lot of wind on stormy days so be prepared for big waves and a lot of wind when it's on. I would defintely bring my gear! You'll need a 5/4 wetsuit with booties and hood.
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Re: Anyone got any info on Lisbon in November?

Postby buckidge » Tue May 28, 2013 10:27 pm

Ha! Thought I'd revive an old thread rather than start a new one... Actually heading there next week. I can't imagine it will be warm though either way.

Rentals look expensive ~100euro/day for a kit. Hoping someone might know more than google!
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Postby jwest21 » Wed May 29, 2013 9:45 am

Nobody knows more than google!!
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Anyone got any info on Lisbon in November?

Postby kitet » Wed May 29, 2013 12:51 pm

Rentals are expensive and gear selection is sparse. You will need a car to get to all the spots.

Spots: Guincho (advanced wave spot, kite size 6-9), Nova Vaga (intermediate coast spot, small waves, good for downwinders, kite size 8-12), Lagoa de Albufeira (beginner flat water spot, great for freestyle, you can also ride on the ocean side, kite size 8-12)

There are other spots further north and south, but they are all 1:30+ hr driving.

I hope this helps. Have fun!
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