Just like 6 years ago windsurfing as Olympic sport was discussed. This time, without any problems, it remains an windsurfing Olympic. Material is going to change. More vendors, more sails and Foil as an option. Kiters are also Olympic, but in a mixed event. [Read...]

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For years, there has hardly been any innovation on extensions. The North Power XT exists since 2004. Now there is the NoerStick, really a new concept for an extensions. [Read...]

The rumors were there last week, but now there are photos of the 2019 photo shoots in Maui. Clearly a North Sails Super Hero, but then the 2019 model with a Duotone logo. [Read...]

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There's a rumor that Boards-and-More is going to lose the license to the name North Sails. Rumor is that they will continue under the name Duotone. Yet another brand that Boards-and-More is going to lose. [Read...]

It took very long this year, it's already mid-April, but the dates for the NK Slalom (Dutch Championship) are finally known. Sure enough, they did it again, its a bit of a mess. [Read...]

Fall at home: upper en lower jaw broken. After a few nights hospital and a surgery, I back home. But will take many weeks before I can do everything again. No windsurfing, no training. [Read...]

(machine translated in 2018) Rarely seen so busy on the point. A lot of acquaintances. Few hours with the iSonic 101, Venom 36 cm and Warp 7.0 dangers. Train in harsh conditions, because sometimes waves and wind were pretty tough. [Read...]


(machine translated in 2018) For the first time in nearly 2 years finally official races during a Rgiocup South. Unfortunately not the increasing wind that was predicted. Wind was to South and very gusty. All day with the iSonic 117 and Warp 8.0 dangers and that was on the small side, 9.0 was afterwards been better. Fun competitions dangers, unfortunately no more races in the afternoon because the wind was gusty. In the end 14th. [Read...]


(machine translated in 2018) RegioCup South of 2 July has been cancelled. That same weekend, it is also Concert @ Sea. Not the first time that a game not by. [Read...]

(machine translated in 2018) Contest surfing is fun, but it should be fun, it's hobby and you have to enjoy it. NK on Scheveningen or a weekend enjoy in Zeeland? Call me a sissy: I hook. [Read...]

(machine translated in 2018) 12:00 from wind, something more than yesterday. All day dangers with the Warp 8.0 on the iSonic 117. Waves were higher and it was thereby heavy. Luckily today called 2 x through the preliminary rounds. Not that I have much chance in a B-final, but immediately saves a few places. Eventually 20th ended this weekend. Were the foreign PWA guys not been there I was just 16th again as always. [Read...]

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(machine translated in 2018) Wind came late, but luckily we were allowed to sleep late of the organization. Eventually the whole afternoon/evening with my new iSonic 127 North Warp 9.0 LW on the dangers. Level was high, certainly by the presence of Dutch and foreign PWA surfers. Today did not succeed to go through the qualifying rounds. Lelystad remains difficult in/out of the water. We have to 19:30 hazards. [Read...]

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(machine translated in 2018) The plan was to take a long-distance to sail to determine who in which fleet arrived. Lack of wind did not. Too little wind also for official matches, so fun-races. I was in the B-fleet. 4 heats hazards. 2 x 4th, 1 x false start and last race 1st. Very happy with this result, I could very well come in the B fleet, about the level that I have always had. [Read...]


(machine translated in 2018) Today 2nd time slalom training by 2017. 30 participants, very busy. Little to no wind. But good to get some light training again and stuff to test. Started with the iSonic 127 9.0 with Daytona and Boss 49 cm. When the wind was almost gone with the JP Super 90 Lightwind on the water, to the wind really was gone. The weather was great, good, nice and warm. [Read...]


Starboard is testing a more first eco-friendly board construction. The Eco Board Project ambassador Florian Jung is testing the construction in South Africa. Starboard: The Ecoboard Project was started with one objective in mind: to be as energy efficient as possible. This starts by using raw materials that have a lower carbon footprint than those used today but with equal or improved mechanical properties. By being one of the fastest growing trees, Balsa wood could be one of the solutions to reach this objective. [Read...]

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(machine translated in 2018) Last day of El Medano, a little more wind than yesterday: For cambers chosen: S-Type SL 6.6 on the Goya Bolt 105. That was full-on, in the beginning really borderline in terms of sailing large and then big waves. Perfect hard weather training. Walked around all day with a smile, what am I glad that I turn on this level. El Medano was fun, 5 of the 8 days. Lovely weather, 20 to 25 degrees, most days with shorty dangers. [Read...]


(machine translated in 2018) First weekend of the Regiocup South, Saturday training. Wind was ONO predicted. Today no technique training, but just short races. 24 participants. All day long the Daytona 9.0 on the iSonic 127 dangers. 10 heats hazards, often it went pretty good, some starts ruining, and damage hazards at a buoy. It was good to see that I'm with the guys sub-top can join. [Read...]

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(machine translated in 2018) To mn condition to better train for windsurfing, I want my heart rate measuring while surfing. With all those things that would not so difficult nowadays FitBit. First the Suunto Smart Sensor tried, and now for the Polar H10 chosen. [Read...]

(machine translated in 2018) I have bought a Suunto Smart Belt to measure my heart rate, for example during surfing. After it no longer worked with the phone 1 x pairing. Call support: reset and problem solved. [Read...]