Day two at the 2012 US Windsurfing Nationals
presented by the American Windsurfing Tour started slowly with a perfectly calm morning. The restful conditions allowed all the racers to settle into the Hood River Event Site and get all their gear rigged up and ready. … Continue Reading ››
The Formula Windsurfing North American Championships wrapped up in San Francisco this past weekend. Racers had classic fantastic San Francisco conditions! Winner Wilhelm Schurmann beat out the stiff competition to take first place. Full results and pictures are available at http://www.stfyc.com/Default.aspx?p=DynamicModule&pageid=358162&ssid=266030&vnf=1
The US Windsurfing Nationals … Continue Reading ››
photo: Jane Thompson
The 2012 windsurfing racing season kicked off strong in Florida with the Sarasota Island Style Classic and the Calema Midwinters. The Kona class had a nice turnout at both events, with a number of out of town sailors taking advantage … 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.
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.
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 ››
See the city from the water!
The 2010 Nationals are just around the corner - July 20-24 in beautiful, windy San Francisco! The event, which is also the North American Formula Championships, will be run out of (and hosted … Continue Reading ››