BWA Tour: crazy windsurfing | Photo: Si Crowther

The British Wavesailing Association (BWA) has released the 2015 Tour calendar.

Time to get those sails out of the garage. The organization led by Geoff Hautman has introduced changes to the BWA Tour schedule, as the competition attracts an increasing number of participants.

"2015 starts with a change to recent tradition, in place of the Wales-Ireland double bill, we have extended the Wales event at Rhosneigr," explains Hautman, the BWA Tour director.

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Matteo Iachino: the winner's smile | Photo: TWS Windsurf

Matteo Iachino finished the Tenerife King of Downwind 2015 in the first place.

The 17-kilometer downwind marathon was run between El Poris and the bay of El Medano, in Tenerife, Spain.

The Tenerife King of Downwind had no marks in the water; there were only some boats around for security reasons and to film the event.

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Phil McGain: driving MauiSails to winds of change | Photo: Olivier Perkins/MauiSails

Phil McGain, president of MauiSails, has released an official statement regarding rumors involving problems between the brand and sponsored racers.

In 2015, MauiSails didn't renew the sponsorship agreements with some their top windsurfers. However, the brand has an explanation for the recent developments.

"Towards the end of last year, our sails production cycle was modified; from ordering and manufacturing sails on a monthly basis, we had to move to ordering and manufacturing on a quarterly basis, as requested by the factory in China," says McGain.

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