Hydrofoil and speed

Hydrofoil and speed It just looks AWESOME Does a hydrofoil and speedsurfing match is the question. For hydroptere it works, but on the windsurfer we don’t have room for a crew tuning the foil angle of attack. This is the only very succesfull sail powered craft for speed. When looking to the years of devepment … Read more

Craig Hollins AKA kato does 553,5km distance in 24hours

Craig Hollins AKA kato does 553,5km distance in 24hours I just read on the gpsteamchallenge site Craig Hollins did the most distance ever on a windsurfer in 24h (in the gpsteamchallenge). http://gpsteamchallenge.com.au/sailor_session/show?date=2010-11-30&team=16Not normal this is a great performance. Craig used his Carbon Art Slalom 52 and a few KA Koncept sails. Check out the link for … Read more

Best Wishes for 2011

Best Wishes for 2011 Wish you plenty of wind, fun and new personal speedrecords in 2011!Cheers, Erik 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 the best … Read more

Back in the day – 1992 – Martin reports

Back in the day – 1992 – Martin reports Martin van Meurs made himself popular in the Netherlands.  Promoting GPS-speedsurfing, recordattempts and the idea speedsurfing is just the best thing ever. Read about Martin his thoughts some years ago. I translated some parts which are interesting “In 3 years we should go 100km/h” “On a … Read more

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