Windsurfing MMX

In partnership with 'Windsurfing MMX', NeilPryde bring you an exclusive demo windsurfing game where you can test out the 2010 Fly from the comfort of your own living room!


This realistic 3 dimensional real time simulation of windsurfing enables you to do jumps and moves that you never imagined yourself ever doing before.

Not only will you be throwing goiters like Kauli Seadi (JP, NeilPryde, MFC), but you’ll also be able to perfect other moves such as table-tops, gybes, and loops. And all of this in varying sea states and different wind strengths.

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2009 Speed World Cup at Dungarvan

The European Speedsailing Championships will take place in Dungarvan, County Waterford with windsurfers and kite-boarders due on the county’s coastline from October 17-23.

The event is being arranged on a rollover basis with a week in November also allocated should suitable wind conditions not be available in October. A prize fund of €10,000 is up for grabs with a number of additional prizes on offer from event supporters.

The final stage of the World Speedsailing Championships hit Dungarvan harbour last year. Video footage of the venue was viewed by the international windsurfing community after it was sailed for the first time by Irish speedsailor Martin Waldron and it was very quickly acknowledged as a potential championship venue.

Commenting on the launch of the championships event, Martin Waldron said: “Dungarvan Harbour offers one of the best speed venues in Europe, and with a strong prevailing westerly wind top speeds are easy to achieve. We are very much looking forward to the event and it has a broader aspect to last year’s event with the inclusion of kite-surfing this year.

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2009 World Championship Formula Windsurfing

"We were unlucky not to get a third race today and validate the championship on the first day. However this was definitely a masterful display from reigning world champion, Wojtek Brzozowski, POL 10 - two bullets in convincing style. For sure he is not going to relinquish the title easily. In the women's fleet a win each for Marta Hlavaty (POL 111) and Allison Shreeve (AUS 911)."

The decision was made to race the men in one fleet but competitors and organisers at the 2009 FW Worlds in Santa Pola had to wait until after lunch for the wind to increase.

The finish was set very close to the spectator stand on the shoreline. Over-eager to get started, the first race started with a general recall - many sailors ignored the chase boats and sailed to the first mark!

However, a good clean start followed with 17 knots at the windward mark.

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