Levi Siver: mast-high bottom turn | Photo: Si Crowther/AWT

Levi Siver delivered a spectacular wave sailing show to clinch the Pacasmayo Classic 2014, in Peru.

The Pro finals got underway in impeccable swell conditions, with mast-high waves rolling through the Peruvian surfing arena. The final had Kevin Pritchard and Levi Siver fighting for points and prize money, in a nerve-racking 30-minute clash.

Siver opened Pacasmayo Classic 2014 showdown with a fantastic ride scored at 8.60, but Pritchard wasn't ready to give up. He kept improving his overall score, until Levi decided to complete one of the best waves of the contest - an 8.60-point ride in his last attempt.


Philip Köster: a 360 for the camera | Photo: Carter/PWA World Tour

Philip Köster and Daida Moreno are the champions of the 2014 Dunkerbeck-Eyewear Siam Park Tenerife PWA World Cup, held at El Médano.

The German windsurfer continued his dominance of El Cabezo to move up to second overall in the world rankings. He may well defend his PWA wave world title.

"I didn't land my double planing, but it was a good one and a solid start to the heat, I also got my best wave of the contest in the super final, so I was super happy. It feels great to win again, and I'm super stoked," says Philip Köster.


Windsurfing mast: sand grains are your worst nightmare

It's one of the worst things that can happen after a long windsurfing session. When the mast gets stuck or blocked by a few grains of sand, you'll know you need to do something before going home.

Many people give up and will keep their giant mast out in the garden. In one piece. Stuck masts can last forever, but they're definitely not portable at all.

Windsurf masts get blocked when they're rigged in the beach, before each windsurfing session. A couple of hours later, when you're tired and surfed out, you've got a problem in your hands. Are you driving with a giant mast on the roof of your car?