Either if you are going to step on the skis for the first time or you are a short line slalomer, we got you!
Enjoy your experience!
Safety: To our students, we use to say it´s all about fun, 100% right as long as you are safe. That´s the top priority for everyone at the ski school.
Knowledge: An International team of experienced coaches able to speak up to 6 different languages will ensure you take the most out of each set.
Improvement: Standing up for the first time or lookig for that extra buoy, improvement is what we are all looking for, right? Let´s get wet!
Just 1h20 from Lisbon International Airport, located at the breath-taking Castelo de Bode lake, The Water Ski Academy is the place to be for any water sports enthusiast!
Hardware and equipment are key for success:
Our highly trained and efficient team.
We want to make sure that our staff matches the greatness of our place. We have an International team of experienced skiers and riders that can coach from beginner to pro in 6 different languages!
Francisco Rodrigues – Founder – Chairman
Nuno Eça – Ski/Wakeboard coach
Bernardo Correia – Boat Crew/Trolha o the year 2019
Rodrigo Esteves – Boat Crew/Wakeboard Coach
Lourenço Costa – Boat Crew/Trolha of the year 2019
Afonso Henriques – Off water training/physical condition
Aliaksei Zharnasek – Ski coach
André Cuca – The Gardener
Sr. Abreu – Opinion leader and Supervision
Youth camps, the dream holiday for the young guns!
Clinics and Camps for kids – Even though our main focus is to teach/improve our participants skills on water skiing and wakeboarding, everyone will have the chance to try many other water sports such as canoeing, stand up paddle, etc…
Kids are supervised by adults 24h a day and all the skiing and wakeboarding is done with certified instructors making sure that everyone stays safe.
Different programs will fit your needs. As a suggestion, here is our 5 day camp:
4 nights of hosting at the lake house (30 meters from the lake)
15 sets of skiing or wakeboarding
13 meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
Tournament simulation between all the participants
Please contact us for more information.
We believe that learning from the best is a really good way to improve your skills!
From US Masters Champions to World Record holders, every season, some Pro Skiers come up to the ski school to coach our students.
Follow us on social media and make sure you keep updated so you don´t lose your spot
Held at Vila Nova beach, The Water Ski Academy Cup is already an important event on the National Calendar.
Whether you are a competitor or a potential sponsor, don´t hesitate, contact us for more details!
Do you need a day-off skiing? Or just not feeling a day on the boat?
We have a bunch of other activities that will keep you busy!
Pontoon trips, boat rental, canoeing, SUP, windsurfing or tubing are some of the on-site options.
From 15 minutes to 1h drive from the ski school, horse riding, mountain biking, golfing, scuba diving, archery, surf trips or just gastronomic tourism are also other programs to consider.