Kitesurfing in El Gouna, Hurghada

Year

2013

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The flat water and strong winds make the El Gouna beach an ideal place for wind surfing. A few companies including "Red Zone" have set up businesses teaching and renting equipment to mainly European and Russian tourists.

Amr Elsayed, flies through the air with a horizon is full of other kitesurfers.

Mohamad Sayed, one of the kitesurfing instructors fills his kite skeleton with air before heading out on the water.

Mohamed Sayed, gets ready to start as his kite flys above him.

Between kitesurfing session tourists and instructors relax under the umbrellas and enjoy the breeze coming off the ocean.

Amr Elsayed, Nemo, walks out to sea to join the other kite surfers.

The beach is littered with unused kites as people rest in the middle of the afternoon and wait for the wind to pick up again.

Amr Elsayed, Nemo, prepares his kite before heading out to go kitesurfing.

A rider takes a break in the mid-afternoon lull to relax and wait for better winds to return.

Kites rest on the beach, like deflated horseshoe crabs.

Fadi Sayed Ali, an instructor, holds his kite before heading out to sea.

Amr Elsayed, cuts through the water as the horizon is full of other kitesurfers.

Kitesurfers relax after a long day of surfing.