News Headlines – Thu 3rd

France won the PWA nations title this year and when you realise how complete their national tour is its easy to understand why. Check out the action from the recent “Hot Game” event courtesy of


Over in Ireland, John Kenny has smashed the Irish speed record, hitting 42.52 kts over 500 metres. He used the Starboard Isonic W49 and Severne Code Red 5.9. Check his speed info at (See pic 2)

Meanwhile Pete Young has broken 40knots for the first time in Weymouth harbour. Its been his goal for a few years, so he is over the moon. He did it using a 6.3 Simmer SC Race and a Fanatic Falcon 80. For some more info check here. (See pic 1)

Does all the speed talk make you want to go fast? Well check out the new Mistral Speed machine. The GPS Speed 47 is just one of the new Mistral weapons, so check out the site for more info.

Want to go fast, but have a bigger budget? Well Beachtelegraph pointed us to this high end vessel, the “Ankida”. Check the report here to fully understand the beast and watch the video here.

Talking of videos we have this great clip of Keith Teboul shaping a new Quatro. He has shaped boards for most of the worlds best, including Boardseeker test editor Adrian Jones!


Congraulations to Dave Horrocks
for winning the UKWA/BWA Amateur Wave series. His performance was outstanding all year and he was rewarded with both the title, and a brand new Starboard Kode! (see pic 3)

Lastly still looking for the ultimate windsurfing Xmas pressy. Well the guys at “From Monday to Sunday” put together this little clip to give you some inspiration.

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