PWA News

Big Wednesday turned out to be a record setting day as the run of 46.24 knots by Finian Maynard sets a new windsurfing speed record and comes agonizingly close to the outright world record of 46.54 knots.

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The PWA World Tour has set up shop on the sun drenched beaches of Bonaire in the Dutch Caribbean, as the world’s hottest freestylers prepare to battle it out in the final event on the 2003 calendar. As the anticipation reaches a mouth watering climax to...

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Live coverage of PWA windsurfing is back on High.tv from the 2nd December to the 9th December from Bonaire as the Tour ends with the King of the Caribbean.

 

The event will also be included on the Official PWA World Tour 2003 DVD that can be pre-ordered...

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Masters of Speed

November 25, 2003

"Speed sailing in its purest form is a contest with nature. One is trying to push mechanical elements into performance realms never achieved."

(Barry Spanier)

Our attempt to break the World Yachting Speed Record creates a unique, Corinthian undertaking...

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The record attempt will take place with 10 invited competitors on a 1 km man-made canal in Stes. Maries de la Mer in the South of France from October 20th - December 4th 2003 and from February 5th - April 30th 2004, with another option for the fall of...

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The final event on the PWA calendar for 2003 in Bonaire will decide the women’s freestyle champion. We talked to current champion, Karin Jaggi (F2, Arrows) and the Moreno sisters, Daida and Iballa, (Mistral, North); the three favorites, to see how their...

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With the Bonaire freestyle finals just weeks away the race for the men’s title looks like it is going to be a two man battle between fellow JP, Neil Pryde team riders Robby Swift and Ricardo Campello. As it stands, both riders have equal ranking points...

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A French woman has arrived in Tahiti after windsurfing 8,000 kilometres across the Pacific Ocean.

 

Raphaela Le Gouvello began her adventure at the start of August, leaving the Peruvian capital, Lima, on a specially built surfboard, which allowed her to...

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The PWA is pleased to announce that it has teamed up with, Reliance Clothing to exclusively manufacture and market official PWA merchandise. The high quality action lifestyle clothing will be available for purchase via the internet at

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There are plans to build hotels at the best and only windsurf spot on Aruba: fishermen's huts. This is the exact place where the Aruba Hi-winds take place. Lots of world cup windsurfers used to come there with the PWA world tour or Aruba Hi-winds....

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The 2003 PWA world tour is all set to conclude its season on the sun drenched beaches of the Caribbean for the final freestyle event on the tour calendar. Commencing with Registration day on the 2nd of December the event will run through until the 9th at...

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Q: Was it a tough battle this year?

 

DS: Not really. We did have some very close fights with Verena, Karin, Christine and Lucy, but overall I felt very strong and focused and that gave me incredible confidence to win. The only contest of the year took...

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The Labello, PWA 2003, Sylt Grand Slam was the decider for both the 2003 wave and racing PWA overall world champions. US sailors Josh Angulo and Micah Buzianis both delivered the incredible performances throughout the season and won their respective...

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After seven days of grueling wave and race world cup action here in at the Labello, Sylt, PWA, 2003 Grand Slam, the wind has finally turned offshore and died. With ten races and a full men and women’s double elimination wave competition in the bag this...

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28 year old American wave guru Josh Angulo has taken the PWA 2003 overall wave title here after defeating Bjorn Dunkerbeck (Neil Pryde) in the penultimate heat of the men’s double elimination here today at the Labello, Sylt, PWA 2003 Grand Slam. Angulo...

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French all rounder Antoine Albeau (AHD, Neil Pryde) has consolidated his lead today after posting four strong results during a sensational day of race action here at the Labello, Sylt, PWA, Grand Slam. Antoine’s runaway lead, however, could not overshadow...

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