El Yaque News - Reports
Kitesurfing at Margarita
1498 El Yaque news reported already about all kinds of sports as Mountainbiking, Stand Up Paddle, Surf and excursions around the Island plus interesting subjects in and around El Yaque in the Report Section and the Island of Margarita, so also about the new Kitebeach, Kitesurfing at the Island of Coche, but not about Kitesurfing at Isla Margarita itself, and it was about time to do so. ... full report >>>
Worldclass Kite Area - new in El Yaque
During the past two years the entire Beach has changed extremely and especially Downwind of the Windsurfing zone, close to the El Yaque entrance, a truly beautiful Kite Area has been created by mother nature. Only few steps from the Posadas like the El Yaque Motion Guesthouse, some of the Kitecenters have already started to use the immense space to teach their clients, on flatwater and with much more consistant winds than at the upwind main beach... read full report incl. all images
Reggae Fest 2011 in Playa El Yaque.
Reggae Music is nothing that unusual for a caribbean beach and so neither for El Yaque, almost weekly Reggae live acts can be enjoyed at various Bars at the Beach, but the Reggae Fest brings five Top Acts to El Yaque Beach, like Negus Crew or Guayoyo. One of Isla Margarita´s Top Radio broadcasters " La MEGA" was transmitting live for one hour and the El Crowds got deserved a nice menu of Top Reggae right at the Beach, thanks to the Canoa Restaurant and Bar and the Prokitegua
Of course also El Yaque News was present to provide you with the best images of the biggest Reggae Event so far in El Yaque see all ...>>>
Copa ONA El Yaque
Competition time in El Yaque. The 2011 edition of the Copa ONA takes place between March 24th and 27th. Three exciting days, action packed with finest watersports, in El Yaque. The weather has changed right on time and already the day before Competition the wind started to blow again and was supposed to get pretty strong for the Competition. The Wind and Kitesurfers would battle it out in Freestyle, Slalom and Long Distance, with some of worlds best in the sports starting as absolute favourites into the Contest see full Report and Image Galery
Killer Mountain Challenge 2011
The second edition of a really challenging Bike Contest
In 2010 the canadians Al and Nora, running the Casa Nora Posada including Bike Tours, organized the Killer Mountain Challenge for the very first time. Killer Mountain at this caribbean Island ? Indeed the name juts tells the truth. The Competitors of the Killer Mountain Challenge have to go uphill, on a very steep and technical track and only very few of them are able.... read full report including image Galeries
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Report SUP - Stand Up Surfing
It´s been a while ago that some people started to shout to those who were just using there muscle power to get into the mountains of water and had to use all their energy to get on one of those nice waves for a long ride ( if the choice was ok) if they still don´t know that there was an easier way to get out to sea and through massive white water than swimming. read complete report...
There is Mountain Biking at the Island of Margarita just that still it has not really been noticed even with quite some local Bike Clubs using the narrow tracks along the Lagoons and through the tropical forests around the Cerro de Copey for long time. Already in the early beginnings of the Windsurfing Clubs in Playa El Yaque those clubs brought some Bikes to the Island... see full report ...
The name El Yaque is one of the most famous in Freestyle Windsurfing. Not only three times Worldchampion Ricardo Campello, three times and actual Worldchampion Gollito Estredo and female Worldchampion Colette Guadagnino grew up in the small windy, Fishervillage. Young Guns like Cheo Diaz, Alexis Zabala and Douglas Salazar could get some succesfull and less succesful Worldcup experiences.
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Latina in Denmark
El Yaque Local and female Pro Windsurfer Yoli de Brendt reports at 1498 one of her latest Tripps in Europe before she came home to El Yaque. A true Latina at the danish coasts :
For a good ten hours, I already sat in the back seat of a motorhome, some jams and mileage on German highways already are behind me and the tension....>>>
Where do the birds go
That Isla Margarita is a pretty windy place, the Cocktails are delicious and affordable, beautiful Beaches can be found all around the Island and the international Airport is easy to reach are well known facts about the southern caribbean Island, but not only ornithologists or bird fanatics have already witnessed the immense swarms... read more...
The El Yaque Tree
El Yaque, a famous name in the windsport world, but is El Yaque an Island, like many people still think, City or Village and what does El Yaque mean, what´s
the origin of the name El Yaque ? The Village in the very far south of the Island... read more >>>
Campello and Estredo at Coldhawaii Wave Worldcup 2010
El Yaque is very well known for its Top Windsurfers, especially with three times Freestyle Worldchampion Ricardo Campello and four times Freestyle Worldchampion Gollito Estredo as native citizens. Both of the Top Freestye Windsurfers have started to fight also in the number one discipline of the Sport, in Waveiding, to fight for honours. Campello already started a couple of years ago and got quite some impressive results in his portfolio until today, while actual Freestyle Guru Estredo is sailing his first complete Wave Tour.
The north of Denmark so also the very far north....>>>
The Year 2009 in El Yaque - the resume
Another year in El Yaque is over, a year full of changes, filled with good and bad news and tough weather conditions. The year in the Caribbean started not really Caribbean like and surely even less El Yaque like. As already during new years eve the rain poured onto the roofs and streets of the Venezuelan Island in the southern Caribbean sea and read more ...>>>
Wind and Kitesurf in El Yaque
With Windsurfing the Village of El Yaque became famous and made the unknown Village grow. Since a couple of years quite some kitesurf Centers have also opened their doors along El Yaque Beach... read more...>>>