Neil Pryde: the ultimate windsurfing brand

Neil Pryde will retire as Managing Director of Pryde Group, on the 31st December, 2013.


The man who founded one of the most important windsurfing brands of the history of the sport will step down after 43 years of work and innovation.

"The decision for me to step back from active management of the company that I founded 43 years ago is obviously a significant milestone in the company's history and in my life", says Neil Pryde.

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Philip Köster: he lives in the atmosphere

Philip Köster has signed with Severne Sails. He spent five years with NeilPryde.


The German wave windsurfing master has been announced in the Severne Sails international team. Köster, 19, two-time PWA Wave World Tour champion, is already testing new gear in Western Australia.

"We're stoked Philip Köster is signing up for the Severne team for 2014. Philip has redefined modern windsurfing and we're really looking forward to what he’s going to be able to do with lighter, better gear. The future is looking red hot", the company tells.

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Windwise: Simon Bornhoft is sharing the stoke

Simon Bornhoft will be sharing his windsurfing knowledge in a series of 2014 clinics and adventure holidays around the world.


The international windsurfing coach has been running thousands of training sessions for beginner-improvers, wannabe carve gybers and wave sailors.

Bornhoft wrote some of the best windsurfing manuals in the world, and founded Windwise to offer personalized coaching tips "to get the body to do what the brain is telling it".

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