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Windy enough for 12m or smaller kite every minute you'll be there:

Join DKB in Brazil!

How much WIND can you handle?

Detroit Kiteboarding is again teaming up with Alize Travel of Brazil to bring you an opportunity for the kite experience of your dreams. We'll spend eight days on the water in November in the state of Ceara on the northern coast of Brazil where the wind blows 18-25kts daily, the water is 84 degrees, and the kite beach is your front yard!

In these eight days expect a season or more's worth of progress as the kiteboarding conditions are IDEAL.

The destination is Ihlo do Guajiru, an ecological and Kiteboarding paradise. Gujiru features flat-water lagoon riding as well as ocean kitesurf downwinders. The windy season brings a steady and strong breeze and you can expect to spend lots of time on your 9 and 12 meter kites.

We'll depart Friday Nov. 6th and return Sunday Nov. 15th.

For only $799 we'll provide:

all transportation - daily kite clinics - Portuguese / English speaking guide

beachfront lodging - several downwinders - local knowledge

breakfast daily - technical support - boat excursion to the secret spot

Beginner Instruction also available - contact us for details
In. How are the waves?
the swell does'nt get too big, maybe shoulder high with some clean sections.

Arnot had a good time last year spending lots of time on his strapless surfie.
That sounds really good. All transportation means ground transportation, right? Or does it include the flight? If not, what airport do we fly to?

Other thing. For lunch & dinner, what do we need to budget roughly?

Thanks, Julien
Ground transportation is included.

Airfare to Fortaleza (FOR) is currently looking like $850-1050.

lunch and dinner daily will cost you $8-15 total.
just booked a ticket! $866 round trip.

We've got quite a bit of interest and may soon have to close availability.

To reserve your spot a $100 non-refundable deposit will be required by Sept. 1 st. Please mail checks payable to Detroit Kiteboarding to:

Detroit Kiteboarding
41680 Conger Bay Dr.
Harrison Township, MI

Friday, November 6, 2009
Northwest Airlines # 1525

Detroit Wayne County (DTW) to New York John F Kennedy Intl (JFK)
Departure (DTW): November 6, 1:30 PM EST (afternoon)
Arrival (JFK): November 6, 3:35 PM EST (afternoon)
Class: Economy

View the latest airport conditions at: DTW | JFK
Friday, November 6, 2009
Delta Air Lines # 121

New York John F Kennedy Intl (JFK) to Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl (GRU)
Departure (JFK): November 6, 7:55 PM EST (evening)
Arrival (GRU): November 7, 8:55 AM BRST (morning)
Class: Economy

Seat: 40F | Seat is confirmed view/change seats
View the latest airport conditions at: JFK
Saturday, November 7, 2009
TAM Airlines # 3848

Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl (GRU) to Fortaleza Pinto Martins (FOR)
Departure (GRU): November 7, 11:00 AM BRST (morning)
Arrival (FOR): November 7, 1:25 PM BRT (afternoon)

This is an overnight flight.

Class: Economy

Seat: 19C | Seat is confirmed


Saturday, November 14, 2009
TAM Airlines # 3301

Fortaleza Pinto Martins (FOR) to Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl (GRU)
Departure (FOR): November 14, 4:15 PM BRT (afternoon)
Arrival (GRU): November 14, 8:45 PM BRST (evening)
Class: Economy

Seat: 28C | Seat is confirmed

Saturday, November 14, 2009
Delta Air Lines # 120

Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl (GRU) to New York John F Kennedy Intl (JFK)
Departure (GRU): November 14, 11:05 PM BRST (evening)
Arrival (JFK): November 15, 6:15 AM EST (morning)
Class: Economy

Seat: 39B | Seat is confirmed view/change seats
Sunday, November 15, 2009
Delta Air Lines # 6378 Operated by: COMAIR - Please check in with the operating carrier

New York John F Kennedy Intl (JFK) to Detroit Wayne County (DTW)
Departure (JFK): November 15, 8:35 AM EST (morning)
Arrival (DTW): November 15, 10:56 AM EST (morning)

I need the name of the place, the address, and phone number of where we will be staying in Brazil for my visa. Can you provide that?

A few have yet to commit but its looking like we might have a crew of a dozen kiterboarders headed to kite nirvana. We might be soon closing the trip so if you've thinking about it now is the time to lock and load.

MDH, I think you got that address all straight? I'll see you for feats of strength!

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