RS:X World Windsurfing Championships underway + Video
By Rory Ramsden,
7:50 AM Fri 23 Mar 2012
The RS:X World Windsurfing Championships are now underway in Cadiz, Spain. The men went out into a building breeze for a 1200hrs start. The wind was 8-18 knots along with big holes, shifts and testing times to say the least. It was the orange group who started first and Shahar Zubari [ISR11] who lead on the first upwind and all the way down to the bottom of the outside loop. ...
RS:X World Windsurfing Championships 2010 preparations well underway
By Rory Ramsden,
5:46 PM Thu 10 Jun 2010
The preparations for the 2010 RS:X World Windsurfing Championships are well underway. Windsurfers from many of the world's strongest sailing nations are out training on the water at Kerteminde; the host city of one of the largest sports events on Fünen in 2010, coming up on the other side of the summer. ...
IKA European Course Racing Championships at Grand Prix Petit Navire
By Markus Schwendtner,
8:52 AM Fri 6 Mar 2009
The Grand Prix Petit Navire, will host the 2009 European Course Racing Championships. The 2009 edition of the Grand Prix petit Navire will take place from April 30th to May 10th, marking the 10th anniversary of the Grand Prix Petit Navire, which will be an opportunity for the hundreds of volunteers to join forces and to celebrate once again this cherished yearly sailing event. ...
Cribb and Albeau windsurf across English Channel
By Guy Cribb,
10:10 PM Wed 22 Oct 2008
Guy Cribb and Antoine Albeau have successfully crossed the English Channel in a storm and all for charity! 'We left Cherbourg at 10am (9am UK time) in a south westerly wind with Antoine Albeau on 6.7m NP RS Racing and 111 Starboard iSonic and myself on 5.8m North Sails Ram on 110 litres Mistral Slalom board.' ...
Bredenkamp Breaks Women's Speed Sailing Record
By Roger Hislop,
6:18 AM Sun 21 Sep 2008
Sjoukje Bredenkamp has broken the Women's Speed Sailing World Record at the Luderitz Speed Challenge. On Day 4 of the event she smoked it …bettering her 42.35 knots set in Walvis Bay by almost three knots, hitting 45.20 knots. ...
Outright World Speed Sailing Record to Rob Douglas
By Tanguy Blondel, Namibia ,
6:10 AM Sun 21 Sep 2008
With a run of 49.84 knots, American kitesurfer Rob Douglas beat the outright World Speed Sailing Record over 500 metres today at the speed strip at Luderitz in Namibia. ...
US speed sailing record for Rob Douglas
By Event media, Namibia ,
1:49 AM Fri 19 Sep 2008
It was a phenomenal Day 1 at the 2008 Luderitz Speed Challange. Kitesurfer Rob Douglas (US) goes smoking into the lead, and shatters the previous US speed sailing record with a 47.639kt run. ...
Bodner reports on Day 2 Formula Windsurfing Worlds
By Steve Bodner,
7:14 AM Fri 12 Sep 2008
Steve Bodner (USA 4) reports from the Formula Windsurfing World championships. His Day 2 report appears below. 'The Portugese coast delivered for day 2 of the Formula Windsurfing World championship in Portimao with a late afternoon thermal breeze kicking in for 4 races in the 85 board mens fleet. ' ...
Shreeve leads Womens Formula Windsurfing Worlds
6:45 AM Fri 12 Sep 2008
Australia's Allison Shreeve is leading the Womens Division of the 2008 Formula Windsurfing Worlds, being held in Portimao Portugal. The event continues until September 14. In the Mens Division Wojtek Brzozowski POL-10 leads from Gonzalo Costa Hoevel ARG-3, with Ross Williams GBR-83 in third. ...
World's best at Lüderitz Speed Challenge
By Tanguy Blondel,
6:12 AM Fri 12 Sep 2008
Kitesurfers and windsurfers that are passionate about speed sailing will meet for the second edition of the 'Lüderitz Speed Challenge' in Namibia. Mission: beat the outright speed sailing world record over the official 500 metre distance which currently stands at 49.09 knots…and even break the mythical 50 knot barrier. ...
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