News Headlines – Wed 27th

She\’s the UKWA\’s Windsurfer of the Year, and though it\’s still early days it looks like Izzy Hamilton could be on track for a World Championship RS:X title too as she still comfortably leads the 2010 Cyprus RS:X Youth World Windsurfing Championship after a light second day. In the men\’s fleet Connor Bainbridge is still in 4th with Sam Sills slipping back to 8th. The event finishes on Sunday – follow their progress at the official Youth Worlds site. Meanwhile, here\’s the day 2 movie…

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After a successful conclusion to the BSA series in Weymouth last weekend, the OTC Weymouth will be hosting a winter slalom series every other Saturday morning from 10am – more on, where you can join the email group for updates.

In much warmer waters across the pond in Miami, Micah Buzianis has won the IFCA Miami Windsurfing North American Slalom Championships with Colette Guadagniño taking the women\’s title. More on

Back in Europe, RRD are congratulating Kenneth Danielsen on victory at the 2010 Danish Wave and Freestyle Championships in Klitmøller, 21-24 October. More here.

The French town of Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône will be hosting the 2010 Speed Classic – Coupe de France de Vitesse en Windsurf, 16-21 November. The final event of the ISWC season is offering a pot of €5000. Check out and

Vandal are due to release their new season sails on 1 November, but have leaked a sneaky peek on their blog. More here.

RRD have finally started promoting their intriguing TwinTip Twinzer twin-fin freestyle board, touted as even looser than your average freestyle board and ideal for combination moves. We can\’t wait to get a go on one! Check them out…

And finally, we\’ve mentioned Starboard\’s new \’bulletproof\’ Armour Tech construction before – and now that the first consignment of 2011 Rios have arrived, UK importers Tushingham thought they\’d see just how tough they are. Check out Jamie Gibbs giving it the speedbump test in their three-tonner!


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