NeilPryde unveils the RS:X weapon for the 2024 Olympic Games

The RS:X Convertible: small is beautiful

NeilPryde is playing its trump card for the 2024 Summer Olympics. And the weapon of choice is a very tiny 120-liter windsurfing board with a hydrofoil. It’s called RS:X Convertible.

In the early months of 2012, the future of Olympic windsurfing looked doomed, and kiteboarding was gaining…

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WSL plans relocation of 2016 Rio Pro

Barra da Tijuca: perfect and polluted | Photo: Smorigo/WSL

The 2016 Rio Pro will likely be relocated because of the severe pollution in the city’s waters.

The World Surf League (WSL) is planning to move the contest site from Barra da Tijuca to a surf spot located further west. Health concerns rise, as the city of Rio de Janeiro prepares to host the…

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Windy races crown champions at the 2015 Kona Worlds

Kona World Championship 2015: windy races at Brouwersdam | Photo: Kona

Björn Holm and Isis Hoekstra have emerged victorious at the Kona World Championship 2015, held in Brouwersdam, Netherlands.

The Swedish windsurfer secured his third title after winning four out of 12 races. Holm, traveling all the way from Stockholm, is an experienced sailor who represented…

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British Olympic windsurfer dies in cycling accident – Northeast Surfing

Howard Plumb, a British Olympic wind surfer, suffered multiple injuries in a cycling accident in West Sussex, and passed away at 42. Plumb represented Great Britain in the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games, in the Mistral

Silver success for GBR sailors in Kiel | News | Publication & Events | RYA

The curtain came down on the 2014 EUROSAF Champions Cup series in Kiel on Wednesday (25 June) with silver successes for the British Sailing Team in the 49er and 2.4mR events, and with Great Britain securing the series' top … 49er ' theatre style' racing on the final day of the Olympic and…

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Silver success for GBR sailors in Kiel | Account | Telling & Events | RYA

The curtain came down on the 2014 EUROSAF Champions Cup series in Kiel on Wednesday (25 June) with silver successes for the British Sailing Team in the 49er and 2.4mR events, and with Great Britain securing the series' top … 49er ' theatre style' racing on the final day of the Olympic and…

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RYA Olympic Classes Spring Series 2014 final description | The Daily Travel

The first two stages of the three-weekend Series were based at the house of the 2012 Olympic sailing competition in Weymouth and Portland and welcomed sailors from the British Sailing Team as well as young aspiring