First RS:One Convertible European champions crowned in Penmarch

Thomas Goyard and Maëlle Guilbaud were crowned winners of the 2017 RS:One Convertible European Championships, in Penmarch, France.

The event was the first world foiling competition sanctioned and organized by the RS:One Convertible class and the International Windsurfing Association (IWA).

Up to 36 windsurfers from four continents participated in the contest, which had light winds in the 7-to-14 knots range on the final day of regattas.

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25 most common mistakes in windsurfing

Windsurfing is a complex and highly technical sport which involves a combination of natural elements - water and wind - and human behavior.

Mistakes are a part of windsurfing, and even professional athletes make them. So, why don't analyze your sailing skills, and try to correct your inaccuracies?

Don't waste energy - make the necessary corrections and get your sailing to the next level. Windsurfing can be dangerous, and the risk of injuring yourself and others can be mitigated if you avoid a few technical faults.

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Philip Köster makes dream return at Pozo Izquierdo

Philip Köster and Daida Moreno claimed the 2017 Gran Canaria Wind & Waves Festival, in the Canary Islands.

Despite the small wave conditions, the weather gods have once again blessed the Spanish wave sailing event with 40-knot plus winds.

Three-time PWA world champion Philip Köster returned after injury, surgery, and rehabilitation with a narrow win over Victor Fernandez at Pozo Izquierdo.

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