Where to do Wing Foil in Ile de France ?

You thought that wing foil was only practicable at the seaside during the holidays ? Good news, the Ile de France is full of water sports bases. Within reach of the RER or the bus, you can practice your favourite sport. Here are all the perfect spots to practice wing foil in Ile de France. Wing foiling is accessible from Paris and its region, and this, much more easily than you might think. No need to wait for the holidays to enjoy great sessions and strong sensations !

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No need to go far away, it is quite possible to practice wing foil in the Paris area. Indeed, in Ile de France there are many water sports bases where you can come and practice and even take lessons of your favourite sport. To help you, here is a list of water sports bases in the Paris region. You should also know that there are many Facebook groups and forums dedicated to Wing Foil, perfect for exchanging with practitioners on their favourite spots in Ile de France.

Where to wing foil in Ile de France ?

  • Moisson-Lavacourt is located seventy-five kilometres northwest of Paris. The town is home to one of the largest lakes in the Ile de France region (nearly one hundred and twenty hectares). It is the perfect spot for water sports and it is free ! It takes about an hour to get there by car to practice wing foil. Take the A14 motorway towards Nanterre. Then take the A13 motorway and exit at “Bonnières-Centre”. To get there by public transport: take the J line to Bonnière station. The N°1 bus will then take you there by getting off at the “Base de loisirs” stop.
  • Jablines is a seventy-five hectare green area not far from Paris. It is a beautiful place to practice wing foil, alone or accompanied. The entrance fee is 7 euros per day. It takes about forty minutes by car to get there from Paris. You have to take the A4 motorway and exit at “Meaux-Jablines”. If you wish to go by public transport, you must take the RER A to “Chessy / Marne-la-Vallée”. Then, you will have to take the bus N°24 and get off at “Île de Loisirs”.
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  • Vaires-sur-Marne is about forty kilometres from Paris. Thanks to its Olympic water sports stadium, it is the ideal place for wingfoil lovers. The entrance fee is only 5.50 euros per day. It takes about forty minutes to get there by car from Paris. To do this, you must take the A4 motorway in the direction of “Metz Nancy”. Then take the A104 motorway towards Aéroport Charles de Gaulle. Finally, take the exit n°10 “Parc de loisirs de Torcy”. To get there by public transport: take the RER A to “Noisiel” then take bus No. 221 and get off at the “Le canal” stop.
  • Cergy-Pontoise is a leisure centre that extends over 250 hectares of water and greenery. Numerous activities are offered such as surfing, rafting… But you can also come and practice wing foil or have a picnic with friends. The entrance fee is 6 euros per day. It takes about an hour to get there by car from Paris. To go wing foiling you have to take the A15 motorway and exit at junction 9 towards Cergy. If you prefer public transport: take the RER A and get off at “Cergy-Préfecture”, then take bus n°48 and get off at “Base de loisirs”.

The Ridery : Wing Foil rental, courses and purchase in Ile de France

If you are looking for Wing Foil in Ile de France, The Ridery is the perfect place for you. You will be welcomed by a team of professionals who will be able to advise you at best, whether you are a beginner or more experienced. You can rent equipment for a shorter or longer period of time depending on your wishes, they will find you an offer adapted to your needs. If you are a beginner and want to learn Wingfoil, you are also in the right place as The Ridery offers lessons. For those who are interested in buying equipment, the shop has products for all levels.

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How to learn wing foil in Ile de France?

This new practice has been a real success for the last few years. Accessible to all, this sport of gliding can be practiced in several different places, either at sea or on a stretch of water. Therefore, you will undoubtedly find the ideal wing foil spot even if you live in Ile de France.

If you want to progress quickly in wing foil, the solution is already found: follow courses. Accompanied by competent professionals you will learn the basics of this sport to be able to practice safely and have fun. You will easily find nautical bases giving wing foil courses.

Pratiquer le wing foil à plusieurs en Ile de France

Although you are alone with your wing on your hydrofoil, you can still practice wing foiling with other people. It’s not uncommon to see groups of people going to leisure centres at weekends to do some sport together. You can simply sail, try tricks or even race with friends.

To find people who want to foil in Ile de France, the best way is to join a facebook group dedicated to Wing Foil. You will find several easily. It is also a very good way to ask questions and to exchange on a common interest.

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Practising this sport with others is also an ideal moment to exchange with amateurs of the discipline, to take advice to improve, to discuss new equipment…

What equipment to use for wing foiling in Ile de France ?



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Choosing an inflatable for wingfoiling in Ile de France

Inflatables have many advantages, however, there is one that will delight all foilers in the Ile de France: ease of transport. Inflatable foil boards are easy to transport once deflated. All you need is a carry bag for all your equipment. Without compromising on performance, the Sroka Air is extremely solid and offers a great feeling. It’s the perfect pack to start and progress in the Ile de France !


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