The complete list of windsurfing equipment

Windsurfing equipment: tick the checklist before you go | Photo: Carter/PWA

Windsurfing is a technical sport. Not only because it requires learning learned sailing skills, but also because it involves a few number of small and medium-sized hardware items.

Beginners might think that windsurfing is complicated. It is quite plain to find windsurfing apprentices 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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The best windsurfing jokes of all time

Windsurfing: life is easy

Are you a windsurfer with a twisted sense of humor? Are you a kitesurfer mocking on windsurfers? Let’s have fun.

Smile, laugh and enjoy. Get ready for a few spicy windsurfing jokes. Whether you’re a windsurfer, or you’re simply trying to brighten up a conversation with fellow sailors, you’ve…

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Is the image of windsurfing undermining the sport?

Windsurfing: is there a future for professional sailors? | Photo: Carter/PWA

What is the public image of windsurfers and windsurfing as a sport? How can the windsurfing industry grow and how can professional sailors get increased salaries?

Windsurfing, as a sport and industry, is in a peculiar situation. The world’s most popular windsurf brands are forced to expand…

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Brouwersdam welcomes the Kona World Championship 2015

Brouwersdam: the 2015 Kona Worlds race area | Photo: Carter/PWA

Up to 70 windsurfers are ready to fight for titles at the Kona World Championship 2015. The celebration runs at Zeil & Surfcentrum Brouwersdam, in Netherlands, from September 2nd-6th.

Kona One is a growing ISAF-recognized sailing class. The 10th edition of the competition will gather the best…

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Vincent Langer races to world title in the 2015 IFCA Championship

Vincent Langer: celebrating in cold waters | Photo: Choppy Water

Vincent Langer and Lena Erdil have been crowned winners of the IFCA Slalom World Championship, in Sylt, Germany.

The Funboard windsurfers raced for five days at the Volvo Surf Cup, in front of a crowd of 120,000 spectators. There were over 90 sailors from 17 countries – a record number in IFCA…

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A tribute to the awesome "windsurfin widow"

It’s officially time to acknowledge the awesome assistance sailors get from their “wind surfing widows”.

We have all seen the loving, charming, but…

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