[travel] The carbnb concept, first adventures

[travel] The carbnb concept, first adventures For my job I have a SUV (sports utility vehicle), I chose this Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV because it can drive electrical and on petrol it is more eco-friendly which suits the company values. Also it is somewhat bigger inside, which makes it easier to take drilling equipment and/or samples … Read more

successful 10km gps-windsurf crossing Markermeer

successful 10km gps-windsurf crossing Markermeer Today I used my Suunto to navigate from Gouwzee to Oostvaardersdiep. Not a very impressive distance between both (10km), however a good challenge for me as a beginner in crossings. For the first time I used a raceboard. And yes, thats something different for sure! Some differences which I found … Read more

[review] Starboard Hypersonic, hype or true?

  [review] Starboard Hypersonic, hype or true? In 2003 I bought the starboard hypersonic 105, it was my first ‘new’ board. I bought it early from a teamrider (I think he didn’t really liked it). The board replaced my AHD freerace 289, and WOW this was an amazing step forward for me. In 2006 I … Read more

[review] Ortlieb X-Plorer

[review] Ortlieb X-Plorer When I started to think about being helpless offshore, to far to swim… Which options are left normally? Getting noticed or picked up by another is the answer.However I want to be able to help myself out if I can, I don’t want to bother someone else because a rope broke. Some parts … Read more

Lightwind average speed is increasing!

Lightwind average speed is increasing! I started at the south Gouwzee windsurf spot and wind was light all day, the original plan was to sail to Lelystad, but I didn’t trust the weather/wind. I am actually surprised I could get the average speed above 30 km/h. I think the wind was 10-14 kn. The previous times I … Read more

EL-11 Windsurfing: Lake Winnebago Super Crossing 2013

EL-11 Windsurfing: Lake Winnebago Super Crossing 2013 Check out! Cool Stuff :), another crossing event 🙂EL-11 Windsurfing: Lake Winnebago Super Crossing 2013: We had a great Super Crossing ahead of the Windpower Championships today. 15-25 mph wind out of the west at the start. I took my Starboard… Erik Loots Erik is windsurfer for 10+ … Read more

Did you know someone solo crossed 6300+km on a windsurfer?

  Did you know someone solo crossed 6300+km on a windsurfer? I just found out this amazing story of Raphaëla le Gouvello, who did a solo 6300+km crossing. She sailed from Australia over the Indian Ocean to the Reunion Island! Quote profile Raphaëla (source: http://www.raphaela-legouvello.com/2005/index_an.php?page=raphaela) Raphaëla le Gouvello is 45 years old, a qualified veterinarian specialized … Read more

Did you know someone is windsurfing solo around Great-Britain right now?

Did you know someone is windsurfing solo around Great-Britain right now? His name is Jono Dunnet, 41 years old, he is windsurfing solo around Great-Brittain right now. You can follow him on the website or facebook page.  Jono is windsurfing on a raceboard around the UK, he does this alone without support on the water. However … Read more

Bodensee, Friedrichshafen, Germany, windsurfing

Bodensee, Friedrichshafen, Germany, windsurfing Another carbnb adventure, we changed last-minute plans from a trip to Norway into a trip to South Germany or Italy (for better temperatures). The first stop was Bodensee, Germany. We arrived on the west side of the Bodensee and I thought windsurfing would be “not soo good”(read impossible) over here. We did … Read more

Atlantic Windsurf Crossings

  Atlantic Windsurf Crossings By the way lots of cool windsurf adventures have been undertaken, I never heard of most of them. Therefor I give these a place on the internet. Not because I want to do it, but it is inspiring for sure! A normal windsurf kit has been used for this crossing, in … Read more