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 ››
Two days of racing into the 2010 Kona World Championships in Miami - and there are lots of sore muscles, tired bodies and big smiles! [vsw id="hbfZru2RV-w" source="youtube" width="425" height="344" autoplay="no"] Day one saw big winds and bigger swell on the race course. The folks who came … Continue Reading ››
The 2010 Starboard Severn US Windsurfing Nationals in San Francisco rocked all the way to the end of the last day with the finals of the freestyle contest. You can see all the pictures at … Continue Reading ››
With 7 course races already under their belts, racers returned for Day 3 of the US Windsurfing National Championship in San Francisco that saw the fleet spread out across the San Francisco Bay in a long distance race to Treasure Island and back to Crissy Field before 6 heats of slalom were run in gusty … Continue Reading ››
The Ronstan Challenge is billed as a comfortable tour of the San Francisco Bay taking the formula windsurfers and kite boarders down to Berkeley and back to the SF city front. Unlike its older sibling- the SF Classic (with 18 downwind gybe marks) run next month- … Continue Reading ››
[vsw id="8638461" source="vimeo" width="425" height="344" autoplay="no"] James Douglass captured this boom's eye view of sailing a formula board. Come along for the ride.
Things didn't look too promising on day 3 with the forecast for getting another race in and drop for the series but somehow a few sailors managed to make it around the course with out an abandonment flag by the RC. Conditions were sketch at best with an offshore shifty and variable breeze. Just like Saturday … Continue Reading ››
The first regatta of the year is always the toughest as its been several months since the last serious sailing and the hands are pretty tender come January. Nonetheless, a trip to Miami in the middle if winter is exactly what any sailor needs. A quick report from day 1 in Miami @ the caviliga regatta. All … Continue Reading ››