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- 07 November 2018 | Windsurfing
The process of building a windsurf board from scratch is a lot more complicated than shaping a surfboard.
Although there are identical stages, techniques and steps, windsurf boards feature specific parts, like the mast track and the footstraps, which require extra craftsmanship.
The windsurf board manufacturing methods and approaches vary from brand to brand, but the main stages will not differ much.
- 05 November 2018 | Windsurfing
The Windsurfer has officially been granted an International Class status.
The World Sailing (WS) Council has finally recognized the historical relevance of the Windsurfer, also known as International Windsurfer, as a pioneer windsurfing class.
The decision to re-introduce the Windsurfer was made on November 4, 2018, and puts the classic sailboard equipment where it once was.
- 30 October 2018 | Windsurfing
The world's fastest windsurfers and kitesurfers will hunt new speed sailing records from October 22nd through November 25th, in Luderitz, Namibia.
The 2018 Luderitz Speed Challenge returns with high hopes and plenty of well-known faces. The event is running since 2007.
Bjorn Dunkerbeck, Steve Allen, Chris Bertish, Philippe Bru, Mark Grinnell, Farrel O'Shea, Twan Verseput and Alberto Possati (Windsurfing), as well as Sébastian Cattelan and Martin Carter (Kitesurfing), are some of the stars of this year's showdown.