Amstelmeer fishnet update!

Amstelmeer fishnet update! Not so long ago I crashed into a fishnet at the Amstelmeer, you can read more about this HERE. Yesterday I had a very positive call with the fisherman. Conclusion was we have to work together and make it good for both windsurfing and fishing in wintertime. In summertime there were never … Read more

Good results come early this year and Personal Report

Good results come early this year and Personal Report Dirk-Jan Knol claiming a new strand horst record 82,13km/h average in shallow water, heard he said 3 runs the fin was in the ground and the others in the air. Oisin van Gelderen and Jacques van der Hout did a  national record. Gerlof Hansma, Hans Kreisel … Read more

Dangerous fishtraps on Amstelmeer!!

Dangerous fishtraps on Amstelmeer!! Today I got shaken up, full crash into a fishtrap at 67.5 km/h (36.5kn) on the Amstelmeer. Or should I say windsurfertrap?? Broke 1 fin, harnass +line gone..Lets start with the beginning. Yesterday I got the 2011 Starboard Futura 93 from Hans Kleingeld to try, did also some windsurfing at Strand … Read more

Down Under Youngsters

Down Under Youngsters Just read 2 impressive stories which I like to share: First meet Alex Halank (AUS2001) (I guess born in 2001??) Carbon Art interview Winner 2010 Starboard Prokids IFCA Freestyle World Championship He wants to be the youngest ever to reach 30kn!! Go for it Alex, these carbon art boards should be perfect!! … Read more

Gaastra Vapor 2011

Gaastra Vapor 2011 Click the picture for a new background 😉 Just got an email from Bert den Boer, with the new gaastra vapor information included. Most will know Dan Kaseler is no longer responsible for the Gaastra sails, this Vapor is the very first “Peter Munzlinger Gaastra”. If I have to guess the new … Read more

Interview David Gollick about Windsurfingfins.co.uk

  Interview David Gollick about Windsurfingfins.co.uk On facebook I saw www.windsurfingfins.co.uk and there are a lot of things going on last 12 months. Also received emails from speedsurfingblog.com readers with questions about the finshop. So it was about time for a interview about this new service! Why did you Start Windsurfingfins.co.uk? For years I struggled … Read more

Links – 150 windsurf Blogs

Links – 150 windsurf Blogs Now the newest list with links to all blogs I know, new are the catagories. Just contact me to add your blog (because I don’t know everything online 😉 ). This list contains over 150 blogs (most are regular updated) about windsurfing. Click on the title “Links –  Blogs” to … Read more

Rallye raid Dakar 2011 & windsurfing

Rallye raid Dakar 2011 & windsurfing http://www.dakar.com/ At home my brother Wouter is huge fan of the Dakar rallye and so this means I watched most  reports of this legendary rally last years. Started to search more about this rally, it has similarity with our passion speedsurfing only more expensive. Enjoyed really watching this rally … Read more

RRD X-Fire 2011

RRD X-Fire 2011 The brand new 2011 X-Fire I just got this email from Marcel Braas with PDF and have to share the new RRD X-Fire. Just because they look great, soo for all RRD fans and speeders the stats: RRD text: The X-Fire V3 is the most complete slalom range ever developed by RRD. … Read more

Speedsurfing / Windsurfing – Hypothermia Risks

Speedsurfing / Windsurfing – Hypothermia Risks Last session it was still cold, both the air and water temperature was around 3 degrees Celsius. But we went windsurfing, I was not aware it was this cold somehow. My bottomline at this moment with my current wetsuit is 5 or 6 degrees air temperature. The session was … Read more