Ruegen / Schaprode

Continent
Europe
Country
Germany
Next Big City
Rostock, Berlin
Next Town
Stralsund, Schaprode
 
Type:
Lagoon
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Camping, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop
Hazards:
No information
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Dead flat. The first few hundred meters it's about ankle to knee deep - so no spot for launching big airs. Twintip boards come in handy - if you bring your mutant or directional, bring weed-fins as well.

Beach

Type:
Grass, Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
None

The beach is quite short, but due to the flat water launching is no problem. Grass area for rigging kites.

Wind

Best Months:
March, April, May, September, October, November
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
SW, NW
Main Direction:
SW, WSW, W, WNW, NW

Winds depend on depressions. Best in spring and autumn. Can be any strength.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From Stralsund, head for 'Insel Ruegen' stay on the mainroad once you crossed the bridge. Take a left in Samtens, heading for Gingst. Follow the signs to Schaprode. The spot is a small parking lot just north of the ferries. Or exit via the camping area (parking fees).

Extra information

Rules
Zones

North of the camping ground is a bird reserve, kiting is prohibited here. You will get fined. Windsurfing is not prohibited.

Nightlife

Go to Bergen, the biggest town. Ask for a club called Mah'k Ina (pronounced muh kuh eena) on weekends.