The Whipper: a light windsurfing rig for kids

A Danish industrial designer has created the world's lightest windsurfer kit.

The Whipper is a complete windsurfing set for kids between three and six years old. With top quality materials and appealing colors, it aims at getting kids confident with watersports in a fun, easy and safe way.

"I have been teaching windsurfing for many years in various clubs and centers around the world. Recently, I decided to use my passion for technology and design to solve a problem I've encountered many, many times," explains developer Mads Ring.

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Zofia Klepacka storms the 48th Trofeo Princesa Sofia

The Polish windsurfing armada stormed the 48th Trofeo Princesa Sofia, held in Palma, Spain.

The finals of the prestigious sailing event got underway in challenging 25 knots of Mistral offshore winds. The RS:X division introduced a sudden death medal race format

Zofia Noceti-Klepacka will never forget April 1st, 2017, the day she was crowned the overall winner of the competition. The Polish windsurfer never placed worse than fifth in the 12 races.

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Laurence Carey wins inaugural Hutt City Windsurf Cup

Laurence Carey has taken out the 2017 Hutt City Windsurf Cup, at Rona Bay, Eastbourne, New Zealand.

The competition attracted sailors from Australia, New Caledonia and Russia, and enjoyed splendid wind conditions in the 15-30 knots range. It is clear that the region is the perfect venue for a PWA stage.

The inaugural Hutt City Windsurf Cup was also the first stage of the Pacific Windsurf Cup, a series of events held in New Zealand, Hawaii, Tahiti and New Caledonia.

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