Windsurfing is a type of surfing, where you glide across the water on a board, powered by wind on a sail. This sport originated in the 1970s in America, when people were looking for an alternative to sailing which used equipment that was easier to carry. Unlike surfing, you don’t need waves to windsurf – but you do need plenty of wind! There are different subcategories and specialties such as freestyle, speed racing, wave surfing and big air.

Windsurfing association S.W.V. Plankenkoorts organizes windsurfing training session in cooperation with X. Windsurfing is only possible through this association. Training sessions are given by Plankenkoorts members who have several years of windsurfing experience. Beginners and advanced windsurfers are welcome to join these sessions.

When you first start out windsurfing, you always get an explanation of the basics on dry land before you get going in the water – with the help of the experienced windsurfers, of course! You learn how to stand on your board as well as how to use the sail and the wind to sail away.

In addition to the training sessions, Plankenkoorts also regularly organises various windsurfing activities throughout the year.



You need a valid X year subscription and association membership to participate.

X subscription

Practical Information

All levels
Closed training
You’ll need a membership of the association.
For beginners, equipment is available from Plankenkoorts.