News Headlines – Fri 19th

Tatiana Howard is really working hard on her Butterfly Effect project. Yesterday we announce that there will be a BE in Germany, now she is announcing they are working on a DVD that will compile all the experiences of this years events.

Fresh from Western Australia we have this new video from Jaeger Stone. We could say many things about how sick this video is and how sick Jaeger\’s sailing is, but I think it is better if you just watch it.


Surfers Against Sewage’s (SAS) new campaign Protect Our Waves (POW) is having its first action, The Gathering, a mass paddle out, in association with local campaign group Access BroadBench Association (ABBA). Surfers from across the nation will paddle out at Kimmeridge Bay at 11am on Saturday the 20th of June, which is International Surfing Day. The action will call on the Secretary of State for Defence to allow surfers’ access to Broadbench, a special wave found on the outer boundary of a Ministry of Defence (MoD) firing range. Its one of the UK\’s most precious wavesailing spots, so you should really get involve if you have the chance. Here you can find more information about it.

A reminder to all the Speed sailors. The registration period for the upcoming event in Karpathos will finish on the 21st of June (in two days). So if you haven\’t entered yet, go to the Speed World Cup website.

Steve Van Broeckhoven is just unstoppable at the moment. In the first double elimination finished yesterday in Alacati he took the vicotry again, with Andre Paskowski also again in second and this time in third came Philip Soltysiac. Check the report on the

Plus if you want an insider’s point of view you can check the report from Niklas Strahlen on the Simmer site.

\’pic of the Day\’ is a little teaser from its yearly DVD. This year the DVD has the riders sailing in Maui, Chile, Spain, South Africa, Egypt and Gran Canaria. Like always, we can’t wait to check it out, but so far, we can enjoy some frame grabs.

Photo Credit: PWA/J.Carter


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