As per usual Sylt is the perfect place for brands to meet, magazines to collate stories and the PWA to ensure they stay one step ahead of the game at all times. One such way is to hold quite heated discussions with each of the disciplines about what they would like to see change and progress to keep pushing the sport forwards. So far all but the slalom sailors have had their meetings and we’ve seen plans proposed for live scoring for freestyle to feedback on the trials and judging of the wave heats this year.
Whilst plans for freestyle live scoring have been in motion for more than a year now, a suitable system has yet to be decided that the majority of the riders are happy with. However, progress is progress and there is certainly plenty of promising doses of that going on each day, another space to watch then… We can’t say much more on this topic right now but we can unveil something about 2016 Starboard gear if you keep reading to the next page.