Indoor windsurfing: turning the wind on

The world's best windsurfers will return to an indoor windsurfing event between 5th-7th September, 2014, in Warsaw, Poland.

Up to 50,000 spectators will have the opportunity to watch windsurfers sailing around the 90-meter long pool. The contest will provide artificial winds of between 15 and 37 knots.

The indoor windsurfing event is part of the PWA World Tour. The pool will be installed in the National Stadium, a retractable roof football arena opened on the 29th January, 2012.


Nicolas Akgazciyan: testing his 99th windsurf board

Nicolas Akgazciyan has joined the 99novenove windsurfing team.

The freestyle windsurfer from France will be sailing with boards designed by Cesare Cantagalli and Gianni Valdambrini, founders of 99novenove.

"It's not easy to leave what you know for something new unknown, especially when moving to a new brand. I like their philosophy, the way they like to express and show the lifestyle of windsurfing," explains Nicolas Akgazciyan.


2014 North American Windsurfing Championships: tight battles

Ricardo Santos and Maximo Nores have claimed the 2014 North American Windsurfing Championships, in Cancun, Mexico.

In the last day of windsurfing competition, there were three races for the Techno 293 sailors and a full complement of twelve for the RS:X fleets.

Right until the last race nothing was sure, well except maybe the RS:X Men and Women's champions. The American team had already secured the first qualifying place for the Youth Olympic Games but the fight for the second qualifying place went right down to the wire.