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.


Sebastian Kornum: where's Vincent Langer?

Sebastian Kornum and Vincent Langer won the Rollei Summer Opening 2014, at the Brandenburger Strand, in Sylt.

The wind conditions allowed spectacular performances on all five regatta days. With a total of 18 races and 80.000 spectators, the Funboard Racing Championships will enter history as one of the most successful events.

In the Formula Racing division, and after eleven races, Sebastian Kornum, from Denmark, showed strong sailing by winning seven bullets. Janis Preiss managed to secure a second position, and German windsurfer Vincent Langer ended up in third.


Antoine Albeau: ready for the fiesta

Antoine Albeau has conquered the 2014 Catalunya Costa Brava World Cup, the first stage of the Professional Windsurfers Association (PWA) World Tour.

In the final day of competition, Albeau took a massive, and ultimately decisive step towards the event crown with his second bullet of the week in race four. He was crowned the King of Costa Brava for the third year in a row.

Amazingly, the podium was also occupied solely by the French as they showed they are the dominant force in the Slalom world right now, as Cyril Moussilmani and Pierre Mortefon claimed second and third respectively.