PWA News

The wind refused to play ball here on the final day of the 2001 PWA Irish Wave Grand Prix, which means Jason Polakow (JP, Neil Pryde) and Karin Jaggi (F2, Arrows) are the winners in their men’s and women’s respective single elimination’s.

 

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Jason Polakow (Neil Pryde/JP) and Karin Jaggi (Arrows/F2) clinched today’s competition in near perfect down the line wave riding, on the fifth day of the Ireland Wave 2001.

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The sky was blue, the sun was warm and the waves were fantastic. Ideal conditions to start the event.

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As expected, it was another calm day today with a direct onshore westerly breeze rolling in off the sea at Brandon Bay. Hourly announcements to crew and the sailors kept everyone informed as to what the current situation was, but the weather did not...

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A clear sunny day greeted the professional wave sailors today, the first day of the PWA Ireland Wave 2001 Grand Prix, but a light breeze prevented the competitors from getting on the water in the morning.

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Saturday’s extreme weather conditions of 10ft waves and gale force winds pushed the amateur sailors to their limits in the finals of the Ireland Wave Open Competition at Brandon Bay, Castlegregory. This event acts as the qualifier for the PWA...

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Finally the wind arrived at Sylt today, with gusts of up to 50 knots the spectators were treated to some of the best action and wipeouts seen this year. The strong winds pushed in logo to mast high waves that not only provided ample ramps but also caused...

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No wind again today at Sylt, now normally this would have heralded an end to proceedings here in Sylt, but with one more day left we will hopefully see some full on radical action at the beach tomorrow.

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Dog walkers were happy, baby insects learning to fly were happy, stone

skimmers were happy, but the only people who were not so happy with the lack

of wind today were the sailors who have now waited seven days for any sign

of wind. The forecast...

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At about 1600 hrs this afternoon the strong Easterly winds that were

forecast, started to arrive. This is a very good sign as the forecasters

say tomorrow is virtually guaranteed to be windy. It is now obviously very

important that the wind does...

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World Cup Stars in Football Battle

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Still no sign of the Wind or Waves

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Day 4 of the Jever World Cup produced another day of waiting for the wind to materialise. The promise of wind and waves will have to wait another day, with local forecasters giving Southerly 20 knots for tomorrow.

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Light winds continue to hamper competition

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The light winds of yesterday have remained here in Sylt for another day.

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GERMANY SHINES FOR OPENING REGISTRATION DAY

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