Goodbye ISAF, hello World Sailing

Windsurfing: now part of World Sailing | Photo: Hajduk/RSX Class

In the past, when you googled “ISAF,” you would often get dubious results: the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), and the International Sailing Alliance (ISAF).

Those days are over. Sailors decided to change the name of their governing body. Yes, it’s a rebrand. From now on, it’s…

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Chile declares mammoth Easter Island marine sanctuary

Easter Island: home to 887 stone statues | Photo: David Berkowitz/Creative Commons

Chile has announced the creation of one of the world’s largest marine parks around Easter Island, during the “Our Ocean” conference, held in Valparaiso.

President Michelle Bachelet confirmed the development of a marine protected area (MPA) in the 720,000 square kilometer exclusive economic zone…

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Indian Open of Surfing hits Panambur Beach

India: great waves and passionate surfers | Photo: Surfing Federation of India

The first ever Indian Open of Surfing will hit at Panambur Beach, Mangalore, between May 29th-31st, 2015.

The adventure is run by the Surfing Federation of India, and it is inspired by the AMERICAN Open of Surfing and the Australian Open of Surfing. There will be official judging under the…

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San Luis Talpa: from pesticide-contaminated town to inclusive board city

San Luis Talpa: a new surf city has been born in El Salvador

In the 1960s, El Salvador began to import chemical pesticides and fertilizers heavily in order to increase agricultural yield. In practice that meant El Salvador became the dumpster for many of the chemical pesticides that were banned in the United states and Europe. Chemicals, such as Agent…

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How to self-rescue in windsurfin

Windsurfing: learning self-rescue techniques is critical

When the wind surfing equipment fails far away from the shore, you must be able to return to firm land with what you’ve got. Learn how to self-rescue on a wind surfer.

Fortunately, problems with windsurfin sails, masts, booms and boards are quite rare. But if something goes wrong, do you know…

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Singapore Artist Oil Picture Lesson Class Online Demo Roses

http://www.ngwoonlam.com Ng Woon Lam Singapore Artist Floral Oil Picture Demonstration Class Lesson Roses. Winner of numerous international awards. Signatur…

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International Surfing Association welcomes construction of Board …

The International Surfing Association [ISA] today welcomed the publication that construction has commenced on the Surfboard Snowdonia facility in Wales, UK.

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