News Headlines – Fri 5th

The Kona World Championships have completed a second day of competition in Miami. And in lighter winds it seems to have been ladies\’ day on the Florida racecourse. Not that there are any ridiculous hats on show in their day 2 movie…

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Staying with racing and the world\’s fastest growing class, Formula Experience is set to become One-Design from January 2012. Under the new regulations, the Formula Experience class will only allow the Starboard Formula Experience 160 in combination with a Severne OverDrive sail. More here.

Talking of Severne, their latest issue of Revolution Magazine is out today – including the shock news that Scott McKercher has gone into rehab. Not the drink and drugs variety though, he\’s recovering from an op to sort out his dodgy hip. Good luck Gramps!

JP have unveiled their Slalom VII rocket for 2011. As used by World Champ Antoine Albeau and 4th placed PWA racer Micah Buzianis, six sizes are available from 56 to 82cm wide with 81 to 132L of volume. Check them out.

And talking of Albeau, the fearsome Frenchman will be taking part in the weekend\’s Fort Boyard Windsurf Challenge – a popular French long-distance race out on the west coast that\’s set to attract over 200 entries. See a translated schedule here.

Simon Bassett of 2XS has written up his report on the Fanatic / North 2011 dealer trip to Mauritius – basically, paradise with all the toys and Nik Baker paying the bills. Jealous? Just a tiny bit…

Things are looking promising for the inaugural OTC Weymouth Winter Slalom event down in Dorset tomorrow, where rumour has it Ross Williams will be making a guest appearance. If you fancy your chances against him, the race briefing is 0930 at OTC UK. More here.

And finally, Robby Naish is the new face of Tommy Hilfiger\’s Autumn 2010 collection – Tommy Tailored. Check out this sartorial photoshoot and a compelling interview with the legend himself…

Robby Naish – Gentleman Surfer from Philou WJ on Vimeo.

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