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- 21 June 2017 | Windsurfing
Windsurfing is a water sport that combines characteristics of both sailing and surfing. The windsurfer uses the wind to propel a board forward under his feet and skim across the water.
For many, windsurfing is sailing in its elementary and most enjoyable form - a flexible triangle-shaped sail mounted on a board.
The 20th-century recreational activity has its origins in the Polynesian water crafts. Fishermen and sailors used a small sailing boat and sail to navigate the Pacific Ocean water in an upright position.
- 15 June 2017 | Windsurfing
High wind and no-wind conditions are common in windsurfing. Learn how to cope with the extremes.
It happens all the time. Whether you're a recreational windsurfer or an accomplished competitor, sooner or later the wind will always play a trick on you.
In other words, it's never good to be underpowered and overpowered. It leads to frustration, fatigue, and sometimes injuries and dangerous situations.
- 13 June 2017 | Windsurfing
Boujmaa Guilloul has taken out the 2017 Pistol River Wave Bash, at Gold Beach, in Oregon.
The event got underway for the eighth consecutive year and, fortunately, there was enough wind and waves to crown champions across five divisions.
In the women's competition, Canadian windsurfer Jennifer Carlisle traveled 1,000 kilometers from Vancouver to steal the show. She got the biggest waves and applied critical turns that earned her the trophy.
- Badloe and Freitas win the 2017 Sailing World Cup Series
- Vincent Langer is the 2017 Formula Windsurfing world champion
- Morgan Noireaux wins the 2017 Barbados Waterman Festival
- The day "Pat & Mat" went windsurfing
- Julien Bontemps foils to victory at the 2017 Défi Wind
- Albeau conquers Catalunya and enters world title race