Turkmenistan: the Yelken Yacht Club is waiting for the pros

Turkmenistan will be hosting a Slalom event for the 2014 PWA World Tour, in July. The former republic of the Soviet Union is the latest surprise in the windsurfing world.

The Karakum Desert, which covers much of Turkmenistan, is one of the driest deserts in the world. You won't find many people living there.

Fortunately, there's more than the arid sands of Karakum. Turkmenistan also provides 1098 miles (1,768 kilometers) of coastline with the Caspian Sea.


Attitude Sails: made for 95% of the windsurf population

Attitude Sails is the new windsurfing sail brand.

Attitude Sails has hit the market. It is designed under the roof of Equipe Trading, known for the development of Unifiber.

The new insignia will offer a compact range of five different sail models in various sizes spanning wave, freestyle wave, free ride, free race and free slam categories.


Australian Wavesailing National Titles: shredding lips

Ben Severne has claimed the 2014 Australian Wavesailing National Titles, at Phillip Island.

For the second consecutive year, Ben Severn is the Australian Wavesailing champion. The veteran windsurfer left Stuey Martin and James McCarthy-Price in the remaining podium places.

On Sunday morning, Severne woke up with cold sweats and a putrid infection on his foot. Next day, he was up and sailing at Sandy Point.