An iconic spot
René Egli Fuerteventura has offered world-class windsurfing holidays since 1984 and is considered the biggest centre worldwide. Situated right at the famous World Cup spot with a tidal lagoon, this spot offers outstanding wind statistics. The equipment is renewed annually, while rentals and courses are offered for all levels. For maximum convenience, there are two Meliá Hotels within walking distance that provide excellent accommodation options.
Where is Rene Eglí located?
René Egli is located directly at the famous World Cup Spot: Playa Sotavento, Fuerteventura, Canary Island, Spain.
Are you open all year?
Yes, we are open 365 days!
What gear can you rent?
The Severne gear we can provide is:
– Blade from 3.0 to 5.3
– Freek from 4.0 to 4.8
– Gator from 5.5 to 7.5
– NCX from 6.0 to 7.5
– RedBack from 3.0 to 3.8
– S-1 from 3.3 to 4.8
– Alien 120 and 145
– Dyno from 75 to 105
– Dyno HD from 85 to 115
– Fox from 95 to 120
– Fox HD from 95 to 140
– Pyro from 79 to 93
Do you offer clinics and lessons?
Yes, courses for all levels are offered as well as occasional special events with our partners & their team riders.
Where can I book?
It is possible to book directly via our website: www.rene-egli.com or you can send us an email at Info@rene-egli.com for more information.
Do you provide accommodation?
You find the best accommodation directly on the spot within comfortable walking distance to the Windsurf Centre here:
Meliá Fuerteventura with all sorts of amenities and amazing sea-view rooms:
When you reserve the service of René Egli in advance, you get a special -5% discount for the hotel booking on melia.com.
Where can I find the prices?
At René Egli we have 3 different rental categories available which you can find here:
The price for the windsurfing courses you will find on this page: http://rene-egli.com/windsurfing/windsurfing/school-prices
Do I need to bring my own wetsuit and harness?
No, it is possible to rent or buy a wetsuit and/or harness at René Egli.
Best months to visit?
All year round – depends on the expectation.
What is the weather like?
In Fuerteventura, the temperature is almost always above 20°C during the day. During the summer we can expect an average of 10 hours of sun and during the winter this drops down to an average of 7 hours.
Which conditions does the spot offer?
The conditions that René Egli offers are Side-Offshore wind with flat- or choppy water. Of course, we provide In-house safety.
Which type of rider is the spot most suitable for?
Our spot is suitable for every kind of rider, from beginner to advance and nearly every discipline. (Freeride, Slalom & Freestyle)
Which wetsuit do I need?
During the summer we advise a 3/2mm shorty or just a bikini/boardshorts. In during the winter riders should wear a long wetsuit.
What can you do besides windsurfing?
René Egli also offers Kitesurfing & Wing-Foiling as well as the use of SUP boards.
Are there any bars or restaurants around?
The René Egli Center provides and owns Beach-Bar directly in the Kite Center with snacks, coffee and cold drinks. Furthermore, the Hotel INNSiDE by Meliá Fuerteventura (16+) offers a great Menu at mid-day.
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Severne 023 Psycho Freestyle board launch will happen in Fuerteventura
July 30 2022, we celebrate freestyle windsurfing in collaboration with Rene Egli Fuerteventura, and INNSIDE by Melia Fuerteventura; and introduce the new Severne 023 Psycho freestyle board.
End of year video with Dieter Van der Eyken
Severne team rider Dieter Van der Eyken has been scoring great conditions throughout 2021. Check out his end of year video filled with action from Tenerife and Fuerteventura.
Adam Gavriel – Eilat is a Freestyle Paradise
When the conditions really turn on in Eilat, Israel, it offers world class windsurfing conditions. For Adam Gavriel, it’s his home spot, as well as, his favourite freestyle spot on the planet.
The Severne team visits Rene Egli Fuerteventura for another successful test week
For the third year in a row, René Égli hosted the Severne test week. This year, participants had the chance to check out and test some of the latest Severne windsurf and windfoil gear in some of the best conditions in the world, as well as, spend time with the Severne team.