Black Project Fins

Black Project Fins http://www.blackprojectfins.com/?page_id=281 The Black Project Type S is a new speedfin design too me. Tom Hammerton and Martyn Ogier ride/ developed/ tested these fins. We know Martyn from the speed:world:cup and Tom from Hotsails but also high speed on Maui between breaking waves. The design makes me remember the Kai Kopf fins some years … Read more

new KA race 2012 action

new KA race 2012 action Awesome windsurf photo’s Jeffrey Leeflang -For me the 1st time to see the new KA race and its looking great! Photo’s token at Strand Horst, the Netherlands Dirk Doppenberg -NED51 Dirk Doppenberg-NED51 Erik Loots Erik is windsurfer for 10+ years. In his daily life he is professional in construction dewatering, … Read more

Most promising speed product for 2012

Most promising speed product for 2012 Well I like to know the latest developments in windsurfing, especially speedsurfing. In 2010 the idea of the reflex battens of Severne was definitely something I thought that stood out. This year it was the year of “the widebase”, loads of brands added such a design which must be … Read more

Introduction To Alastair Nichol, the Speedsurfing Blogs Latest Author

Introduction To Alastair Nichol, the Speedsurfing Blogs Latest Author I’m very happy to accept Erik’s kind offer to become an author here on the Speedsurfing blog so i’ll introduce myself. My names Alastair Nichol and I first started windsurfing in 1984 age 12 and very quickly i caught the bug for the sport. For the … Read more

Interview – Manfred Fuchs

Interview – Manfred Fuchs This post guest-editor is Herman Maes and uploaded to speedsurfingblog by Erik.As a first post on speedsurfingblog.com I want to give some credits on one of the persons who are making the whole gps speed revolution so much easier, by providing gps-results (gps-speed.com). Manfred Fuchs is the German developer of this gps … Read more

About Herman Maes

About Herman Maes On speedsurfingblog.com: Guest-Editor Expertise: Speedsurfing in Belgium, blog-trends Contact: herman@dailybits.be What does speedsurfingblog.com means to Herman? I think I was one of the first contacts of Erik to help him setting up speedsurfingblog.com. Giving him some tips about how to start blogging and using which available tools. Since 2002 I’m already a personal … Read more

Windy week with a lot of results

Windy week with a lot of results Ben vd Steen went superfast in gusty conditions, I was there, and also Peter Volwater with new PR (who had to leave early). It is good to know the conditions used for these extreme high speeds. When looking to Peter and Ben the chop was often higher than the … Read more

Wind wind wind wind

Wind wind wind wind Yeah we should get a little bit more wind than average last month, winddirection West South West. Which probably forces all speedsurfers to look for speedspots without tide :(, not much to do about this. Soo 95% chance it will be Strand Horst for me, at this moment it looks like … Read more

Surfmagazine 11/2010

Surfmagazine 11/2010 http://www.extremesportsmagazines.nl/surf/ Great to be in the surfmagazine with this big picture, WOW. I like it a lot 🙂 Erik Loots Erik is windsurfer for 10+ years. In his daily life he is professional in construction dewatering, advisor, troubleshooter. Erik likes adventures, explore and to challenge himself. During his life he is trying to get … Read more

Speed Classic 2010 Day 1 video

Speed Classic 2010 Day 1 video Great video, nice to see the conditions. It does look a bit different on video compared to the photos, I guess both were at different times (early vs late competition). Choppy and small swell on video, it would have been nice if the swell was a bit more parallel … Read more