- 09 December 2015 | Windsurfing
In the past, when you googled "ISAF," you would often get dubious results: the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), and the International Sailing Federation (ISAF).
Those days are over. Sailors decided to change the name of their governing body. Yes, it's a rebrand. From now on, it's World Sailing, with the motto being "A Sport for Life."
"The new identity satisfies all of the existing positive expectations of what our previous mark stood for, whilst moving the brand forward to acknowledge the maturity, functionality and diversity of sailing," says Malcolm Page, Chief Marketing Officer at World Sailing.
- 03 December 2015 | Windsurfing
A group of ten windsurfers has completed a 500-kilometer sailing adventure along the coast of Brazil.
The W.IN.D Brazil 2015 is a project developed by British waterman Guy Cribb. He invited nine guest windsurfers from USA, Sweden, UK, China, Latvia, Argentina, Brazil, Holland and Germany for the challenge of their lives.
The second edition of the Brazilian windsurfing journey kicked off at Fortaleza, the capital of the State of Ceará. In the first day, the team managed to sail 75 kilometers with splendid favorable winds.
- 30 November 2015 | Windsurfing
They've done it again. Antoine Albeau and Sarah-Quita Offringa have conquered the 2015 PWA Slalom World Tour title, in New Caledonia.
The world's fastest windsurfers put an exclamation mark on the last day of competition of the season, with winds blowing between 20-25 knots, and in front of hundreds of spectators watching the show from the beach.
Antoine Albeau is amazing. The French sailor celebrated his fourth consecutive world title and the 23rd trophy of his career. Pierre Mortefon, who ended up winning the Airwaves Noumea Dream Cup, finished with same points as Albeau (10,269 points), but Albeau took the title on countback having beaten Mortefon more times this season.