News Headlines – Mon 27th

Good morning and welcome to a new week.

To get Monday off to a good start, check out this brilliant video of Klaas Voget and former World Champion Victor Fernandez wavesailing in Chile. Klaas has put together a great edit and the action, as you might expect, is sick! Enjoy.

Out in New Zealand, the dates for the 2012 NZ Wave Sailing Nationals have been confirmed. Taking place at Taranaki, the event will make use of 7 possible launches to score the best conditions over the Easter weekend, 6th-9th April. The outcome will be the crowning of the New Zealand Wave Champion – read more about the event HERE.

Next up is some amazing footage courtesy of Robby Swift. During a recent session at Ho\’okipa, Ricardo Campello was lucky enough to get up close and personal with a huge whale – wow.

Point-7 have release a tuning guide for their 2012 AC-1 race sail. So if you want to tune your cams just right and to a PWA level, head over the website to learn more.

Over to Severne now and a report from the Netherlands and team rider Jurjen van der Noord. Whilst being filmed by Angelo Pecere for the upcoming Ghosts of Speed video documentary, Jurgen managed to set the highest GPS speeds ever recorded on Dutch waters using a Severne Reflex III. Well done to him, read more HERE.

Over to the UK now and John Palmer has been blogging away about his pimp new van. With the help of the Juice team, Palmer has completely decked out his new van and it looks really good! Check out how the refurb took place over on John\’s blog.

Boardwise, based in Cannock in the UK, are looking for a new member of staff to join their team. If you have some board repair skills and would like get involved working in the shop and demoing all the latest equipment, get in touch with Ian via email.

We wrap up the AM update with some action shots from Marcilio Browne on Facebook. Looks like the Brazilian ripper is enjoying winter on Maui. Check out the full album HERE and don\’t forget the LiveChat with Marcilio and Francisco Goya on the Boards website later this week, details HERE.

See you later for the PM update…

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