If you haven\’t already checked them out, make sure you look at both this weeks Boardseeker Podcast staring Thomas Traversa and friends, and the feature on Francisco Portcella here.
There are more rumours flying around about quad fins, but it seems we have to wait one more day for the official launch of the Starboard quad.
Over in the surfing world there is talk of using 6 fins? Will this be the future of windsurfing as well. Jordy Smith one of the top surfers in the world is not too sure here. (For anyone interested in the non-wind variety of surfing, check out this other video of Jordy!)
Moo Customs have announced that their boards with now be supplied with Choco Fins. They say that after much testing they found the “Choco Twixx” worked best with their twin fin shapes. Find out more about Moo here.
John Palmar is currently on his way south on the ultimate road trip through spain to Morocco. Follow his story at roadtrippinmaroc.blogspot.com.
Although the Starboard Prokids event is finished, there was one sailor that really stood out. Steven Max is only 11 years old and already pulling off flakas and all sorts. Check out his promo video.
Lastly congratulations to Nik Baker and his wife Michele on the birth of their new baby boy, Bailey Baker. Thanks to the Beach telegraph for that.
Photo Credit: Simon Crowther