- 05 January 2010 | Windsurfing
Klaas Voget G-4 has joined the International Simmer Style team.
Klaas was born in Aurich, Northern Germany and began to windsurf in 1992.
Over his career he has balanced top results with inspiring explorative travel to almost all the corners of the earth.
He can adapt to any environment and always goes out no matter how big, scary or cold it is. When it comes down to it Voget is one of those guys that just loves to windsurf, and he does so at the top level.
Klaas’s sail of choice is the Icon and it seems only natural that he chooses Icon to cover his need for a versatile and powerful sail that will adapt to all the environments an elite travelling professional, such as Simmer’s Klaas Voget, encounters.
- 04 January 2010 | Windsurfing
Two races for all divisions on the final day of racing at the 2010 European Championships.
It was also the day that the first qualification places for the Singapore Youth Olympics were decided.
There were four places available in both the under 17 boys and girls divisions - only those sailors born in 1994 and 1995 could qualify their countries:
Boys - FRA, GBR, ISR, RUS
Girls - FRA, POL, ISR, ESP.
Predominantly light winds was the order of the day ensuring a very wide mixture of conditions tested the sailors in these championships. Consistency won the day!
- 01 January 2010 | Windsurfing
After racing for Starboard for over eight years, Sarah Hebert (Naish, Naish) has just signed an exclusive deal with Naish to use their boards for the upcoming tour. Hebert has been using Naish sails for a while, but will now have a set of boards and sails that were built to race together.
“I’m so excited to be racing on Naish boards for 2010. I’ve just received all of my new gear, so I’ll be spending some time with friends tuning in preparation for the first PWA event. I’m currently in New Caledonia – home sweet home! I’ll be staying here for the next few months so should get plenty of time on the water.”
Hebert had a successful season in 2009, finishing the year ranked 3rd in the women’s slalom fleet.