It was billed as the ultimate showdown between kiters and windsurfers with 3 events spanning 9 days on the sea of Cortez on southern tip of the Baja California peninsula. While the kiters showed up in numbers, the windsurfers still found ways to keep the bragging rights for another … Continue Reading ››
84 formula and 47 slalom session this season at 4 locations using 7 sails & 4 boards at 14 regattas.
I made the trek to the north bay against my better judgement, leaving a good wind at crissy field for an unknown wind 45 min away and breaking cardinal rule of windsurfing- never leave wind for wind!
The wind was dying. 20k+ on the outside but a … Continue Reading ››
Its not often you can get the best of both worlds but this past week I think it just happened.
With 150 Techno-293 charter boards, BIC Sports set up camp at crissy field for the biggest windsurfing competition the US has seen in over 20 years.180 junior windsurfers form 29 different countries took … Continue Reading ››
In the high speed racing we do on formula boards, its not often you get more than 1 or 2 chances to make a move on the course. You’ve got to see it coming and when it happens capitalize on it immediately. When racing is tight, you’ve got to be able to utilize your best asset otherwise its waiting for the guys in front of you to make a mistake.
For any junior sailors who are on the fence about coming to the T293 World Championships this summer in San Francisco- act quickly as there are only 20 of the 150 charter boards left.
April 15 is the last date for National Teams to reserve charters and then it opens up to individuals on first come/first … Continue Reading ››
The St. Francis Yacht Club, in coordination with US Sailing and US Windsurfing, will be host to the 2011 TECHNO 293 Junior, Youth and open class World Championship & Masters raceboard class World Championship from July 17th to July 24th, 2011
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There are fourteen nearby hostels, one within … Continue Reading ››
It's been a while since Windsurfing has signed up a large out of industry sponsor to support its premiere US racing event, the US Windsurfing National championships but times are a changin'.
As companies have come to realize however there is almost no more effective advertising spend … Continue Reading ››
The ride up was as smooth as butter. Flat water and 12-16 knots straight from the west.
Perfect conditions for formula windsurfing.