Nick Dempsey: tired but committed

Nick Dempsey and Bryony Shaw has conquered the Sail for Gold Regatta 2014, in Weymouth and Portland, United Kingdom.

Windsurfers enjoyed multiple wind conditions across the five days of racing, but the final races were blessed with an easterly 20-25 knots with gusts reaching 30 knots.

Nick Dempsey, Olympic silver medallist, ruled the 9.5 fleet by winning ten out of 13 races. He is ready for the summer regattas and looking forward to traveling to Rio de Janeiro.


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.