The world’s first fully-planing inflatable windsurf board

Starboard AirPlane: the the world's first fully-planing inflatable windsurf board | Photo: Starboard

Starboard launched the world’s first fully-planing inflatable windsurf board. The AirPlane is aggressive, light and extremely compact.

It was an inevitable move. Starboard officially enters the inflatable windsurf world with four new models for beginners, progressive riders, and kids. The…

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Jason Polakow is the first windsurfer to ride Nazaré

Jason Polakow: he always wanted to ride Nazaré | Bardos/Red Bull

Jason Polakow has become the first windsurfer to ride the big swell of Nazaré, in Portugal.

The Australian swell sailor has finally fulfilled his longtime dream of riding a windsurf board on the monstrous liquid cliffs of Praia do Norte, the spot usually reserved for surfing, bodyboarding and,…

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How to be true windsurfer and improve the community

Oresund: a Swedish windsurf town | Photo: Visit Skane

A contingent of Swedish windsurfers is showing the way forward in how to support fellow sailors, get more money into the windsurfing business and increase the social capital within the community.

From where we stand, it is merely a seven-hour drive to the Arctic Circle. In the horizon, you can…

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Laurence Carey steals the 2016 New Zealand Slalom Windsurfing Nationals

Laurence Carey: fast and ready for the 2016 PWA World Tour season | Photo: Carter/PWA

Laurence Carey has been crowned champion at the 2016 New Zealand Slalom Windsurfing Nationals, held at Naval Point, Canterbury.

The gods of the wind only allowed two days of racing, but it was enough to decide the season winners. And with temperatures as high as 31°C (87.8°F), windsurfers…

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Matteo Iachino eyes world title with Starboard and Point-7

Matteo Iachino: fully equipped with Starboard and Point-7 | Photo: Point-7

Matteo Iachino has signed with Starboard and Point-7. The Italian windsurfer makes a strategic move for 2016, after finishing third in the 2015 PWA Slalom World Tour with Fanatic and North Sails.

He is probably the best Transalpine slalom windsurfer in the world right now. Iachino only needed…

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Malaysia faces exclusion from World Sailing

Yoav Omer: Malaysia didn't want him in the country | Photo: RS:X Class

Malaysia might be banned from World Sailing after prohibiting two Israeli windsurfers from competing at the Youth Sailing World Championships held in Langkawi.

The world governing body for the sport of sailing, with the full co-operation of the International Olympic Committee (IOC),…

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Davy Scheffers steals the inaugural King of Maceió

Davy Scheffers: inspired by the Brazilian sunset

Davy Scheffers has been crowned King of Maceió 2015, in the Brazilian state of Ceará.

The freestyle windsurfing competition attracted a large swift of PWA World Tour sailors including Adrian Beholz, Giovanni Passani, Arrianne Aukes, Adrian Beholz, Jazzy Noah Zwerus, Mattia Fabrizi, and many…

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