With a total of four gold medals, the North Sails team have the most overall world titles. Two of those titles were won in the new Slalom 42 discipline and the other two in waves and freestyle. Neil Pryde, Gaastra and Naish Sails all score one world championship; Neil Pryde gets the freestyle world title, Gaastra the Super X title and Naish Sails the overall wave title. In the board manufacturers’ rankings F2 comes out on top with three world titles; two in Slalom 42 and one in Super X. Mistral is a close second with two world titles; one in waves and one in freestyle. JP, Tabou and Quatro all bring in one world title; JP scores another freestyle victory, Tabou is top brand in Super X and Quatro secures the 2005 wave crown. Although Fanatic has to make due without a world title, the board brand does take third place based on points.
1. North 2. Neil Pryde 3. Gaastra 4. Naish Sails 5. Maui Sails 6. Severne
1. F2 2. Mistral 3. Fanatic 4. JP 5. Tabou 6. Quatro
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