Sebastian Catellan

Subject to WSSRC ratification, Robert Douglas (USA, Black Dog, Cabrinha) set a new outright world record with 49.84 knots. Second became Sebastien Cattelan (FRA, Genetrix) with 49.59 knots, also well over the old record set by Antoine Albeau (FRA, Starboard) in winter this year.

The women's outright record is now at a stunning 45.20 knots by Sjoukje Bredenkamp (RAS, Naish).

The chase for the holy grail of speed sailing, the elusive 50 knots mark, is still on at the Luderitz Speed Challenge 2008 in Namibia till the 13th of October.

Speed:World:Cup is the officially sanctioned world tour of the International Speed Windsurfing Class (ISWC) and the Professional Kite Riders Association (PKRA).

Rob Douglas 49.84 (world record)
Sebastian Cattelan 49.59
Alex Caizergues 48.79
Sjoukje Bredenkamp 45.20 (new world women’s record)
Hennie Bredenkamp 47.59 (new Africa record)
David Williams 43.32 (new UK kite record)
Jurgen Geiger 44.90 (new Namibia record)

On January 17, 2018, Portuguese big wave surfer Hugo Vau had a day he will remember for the rest of his life at Nazaré's Praia do Norte, in Portugal.

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The Australian Bodyboarding Association (ABA) has released the full schedule for the 2018 ABA Tour.

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Nico von Lerchenfeld has had the time of his life at Surf Snowdonia, in Wales. But he was not there to surf.

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