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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The best WindSUP boards in the world

WindSUP: go windsurfing, go stand-up paddleboarding | Photo: Starboard

WindSUP is one of the smartest inventions ever produced by the boardsports industry. Discover what makes a good stand-up paddleboard for windsurfers and occasional paddlers.

What is a WindSUP? Is it a windsurf board or a stand-up paddleboard (SUP)? A WindSUP is a fuse between windsurfing and…

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Why every surfer should own a longboard

Longboards: gliding effortlessly through the waves | Photo: Dave Young/Creative Commons

The art of longboarding is timeless. You could easily say that longboard surfing is a state of mind. An idealized stage of mindfulness. It’s the beginning and the end of sea riding.

If you look up the word in a surf dictionary, the result is not as exciting as feels. Longboarding. A board that…

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Fourteen windsurfers set sail on a 35.7-meter long windsurf board

Plankenkoorts Student Windsurf Association: 14 windsurfers for the Guinness World Records | Photo: SWV Plankenkoorts

A crew of Dutch students has broken the Guinness World Record for the longest windsurf board ever made and sailed, and for the most people on a windsurf board.

The old record dated back to the 1980s, when Toen Joop Nederpelt, Holland’s first windsurfer, got a sponsorship from Coca-Cola and…

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AHD launches a stand-up paddle foil board

AHD Sealion Wings: a stand-up paddle foil board | Photo: AHD

A French boardsports crew has developed a stand-up paddle (SUP) foil board. And it works.

AHD has been building a reputation in the windsurfing industry for quite a while. The classify started shaping windsurf boards in the 1980s. However, in the preserve decade, marketeer Bruno Andre and…

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Camille Juban beats sickness and wins the 2015 Pacasmayo Classic

Camille Juban: literally sick | Photo: AWT

Camille Juban has conquered the 2015 Pacasmayo Classic, in Peru.

Despite battling sickness, Juban confirmed his presence in the final against his friend Morgan Noireaux. Camille was not feeling perfect, but he just wanted to do it.

“I woke up really sick. One hour before going out, I didn’t…

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Tom Curren’s noble 7’8” Reverse Vee will go on auction

7'8'' Reverse Vee by Maurice Cole: Tom Curren loved it

The noble 7’8” Reverse Vee shaped by Maurice Cole for Tom Curren will be sold at the California Gold Vintage Surf Auction on September 26th, 2015, at the Culver City Veterans Monument Museum.

Tom Curren celebrated his only victory in Haleiwa (Wyland Gallery Pro 1991) against Martin Potter, Tom…

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