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

Select S11 Slam [preview]

Select S11 Slam [preview] The replacement for S07. Powerfull fins for the powerfull riders. More lift compared to S10. A tipflex design Sizes 25 – 39cm Prices between €127 and 139,- source: http://windsurfing44.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=3950 Erik Loots Erik is windsurfer for 10+ years. In his daily life he is professional in construction dewatering, advisor, troubleshooter. Erik likes adventures, … Read more

[preview] RRD X-Fire LTD V3

[preview] RRD X-Fire LTD V3 RRD teamrider Marcel Braas told me about the new boards. The 3th serie for Finian Maynard, also this year Finian did great in slalom. Some refinements for the bigger models. I understood the smaller models were fast enough. photo from: http://forum.windsurfing.nl/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=13867538 Erik Loots Erik is windsurfer for 10+ years. In his … Read more

New boardrange

  New boardrange I decided to change my boardrange. I have now 5 starboards, all great in some conditions. But since my car is small (and budget for speed not big) I had to pick one board to sell. iSonic 107  (most used size) iSonic 86 (hourrecord- amstelmeerrecord board) iSonic W54 (surprisingly turned out to … Read more

GPS team challenge 5th place

GPS team challenge 5th place Just discovered I am at the 5th place at the gpsteamchallenge individual ranking, thanks to my recent improvement on hour and alpha. Great news to see myself between some big names. Too bad it is soo cold, I just would like to do a very big distance on 1 day … Read more

Evaluation after 8 Months of Speedsurfing

  Evaluation after 8 Months of Speedsurfing Its November, since April I have been speedsurfing without any school or time consuming job, for the record I never lived from unemployment pay (it is all money saved over years)! The goal was improve some personal records and extend this 100% windsurfing period as long as possible. … Read more

Speed Classic 2010 great photos!!

Speed Classic 2010 great photos!! Got the information from the facebook page http://www.facebook.com/SpeedClassic See the water blasting away, crowdy course. Swell… This looks like the PWA slalom ;), aggressive conditions. Keeping control and confidence in this cold choppy and highwind conditions, Respect! Sometimes pro windsurfing can be a hard job!! Dunki leads with his new … Read more

Become Speedsurfingblog.com Author

Become Speedsurfingblog.com Author We are looking for ways to make speedsurfingblog.com even more interesting to read. Therefor we are looking for “experts” in speedsurfing (related) subjects. We are looking for passionate speedsurfing writers. Examples of expertise “Do-it-yourself, speedsurfing in Australia/ USA/ etc)”. example: Headeditor his expertise is Speedsurfing in the Netherlands, Tuning Windsurfequipment, Windsurf Development, BloggingIt … Read more

Rolling Chop on superbroad courses

Rolling Chop on superbroad courses All speedsurfers know downwind is faster than halfwind and going deep downwind is often faster than surfing only 10-20° off-wind. Okay, but what are we doing in reality? If you have a free area you can stay halfwind to build up pressure in your sail and then you turn downwind … Read more