Bjorn Dunkerbeck: he won his own event

Bjorn Dunkerbeck and Zara Davis have been crowned the 2014 European Speed Windsurfing champions, at Costa Calma, Fuerteventura.

The inaugural Dunkerbeck GPS Speed Challenge was a total success. With six days of races held in strong winds, windsurfers were able to reach the 40 knots.

Bjorn Dunkerbeck dominated the event from the start, and scored nine straight bullets, leaving Jurjen Van Der Noord and Anders Bringdal in the remaining podium positions.


Nick Dempsey: tired but committed

Nick Dempsey and Bryony Shaw has conquered the Sail for Gold Regatta 2014, in Weymouth and Portland, United Kingdom.

Windsurfers enjoyed multiple wind conditions across the five days of racing, but the final races were blessed with an easterly 20-25 knots with gusts reaching 30 knots.

Nick Dempsey, Olympic silver medallist, ruled the 9.5 fleet by winning ten out of 13 races. He is ready for the summer regattas and looking forward to traveling to Rio de Janeiro.


Laurence Carey: celebrating with style

Laurence Carey has taken out the Manly stage of the Auckland Windsurfing Association (AWA) Slalom Series, in winds ranging between 15 and 30 knots.

The competition attracted 28 sailors racing in Gold and Silver fleets. The Whangaparoa Peninsula got sun shining all day to pump up the adrenaline.

The Gold fleet was very competitive with nine strong windsurfers ready for a full day of racing, great to watch, with the first mark creating some exciting crashes and overtakes.