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

Introduction to ‘The Bus’

Introduction to ‘The Bus’ Weymouth Speed Week 2011, 33.5knots max on Exocet SL sport 66cm  with 37.5 cm Back Project type R fin and 7.6 Tush X15 sail  Result: 2nd place Novice.  Picture taken by Dave White. This feels quite strange, writing about myself on someone elses website is not something I am used to … Read more

10 Speedsurfing DO NOTS

  10 Speedsurfing DO NOTS 1. DO NOT Think upwind has higher priority than downwind… OK officially the upwind sailor goes first, but on most ‘speed-days’ you don’t have the perfect wind on every run, and the good runs are not too regular. It is not good when you finally seek out that gust and … Read more

Windexperience 2011

  Windexperience 2011 Longtime no see blogger (I even pushed the wrong button to publish 2 days ago), but I am not gone, speedsurfingblog is not gone (thanks Patrick!). I still have my favorite slalom board alltime the iSonic 107, and it gives me great pleasure everytime I use it. Its like a good old friend … Read more

Fanatic Falcon Speed and Widebase-Fins

  Fanatic Falcon Speed and Widebase-Fins Yesterday should be a big day with really strong winds in the Netherlands. I decided to go to Strand Horst for a nice Speedsession. The wind was much lighter than expected but it was nice to do the first session with the Tectonics Nomad 23cm. I’m using the Fanatic … Read more

Big winds in Europe: GPS Top 10 2011 little bit rearranged

  Big winds in Europe: GPS Top 10 2011 little bit rearranged This week many european speedspots got really good wind, the result are some sick speeds and some changes in the GP3S Yearranking. New in the Top 10 are two german riders, Thomas Döblin (44.57knots) and for the first time ever in the Top … Read more

Topspeeds from Down Under – A closer look

Topspeeds from Down Under – A closer look On 10th July 2011 the legendary speedspot Sandy Point in Australia was on fire again. The speeds are super impressive, two averages above 46knots and a new 10sec. GPS World Record with 47.59knots for Craig Spottiswood. A few small discussions were started if the asymmetrical fins which … Read more

The advantage of up to date Speedstuff

The advantage of up to date Speedstuff At first: I will try to publish some articles from time to time in the future, maybe two in a month, to keep the blog alive, because in my opinion it would be a shame to shut down this great blog Erik started! If you take a look … Read more