The Reunion Wave Classic is entering its second day down in the Indian Ocean today, and the action\’s just starting at Etang Salé. Day one saw the crew visit 1-2m / 15-20-knot Etang Salé in the morning, and 2-3m / 20-30-knot Ravine Blanche in the afternoon. Stand-out sailors so far have been local Pierre Godet, young Camille Juban, Julien Taboulet, Francisco Porcella and Thomas Traversa. More at www.waveclasicinvitational.com
It\’s been a while since we saw much Maui action, so today\’s movie comes from Franck Berthuot of Maui Watershoot. It\’s box-fresh too, as the Quatro / Goya guys joined Kevin and Matt Pritchard, Graham Ezzy and co to perform for Franck\’s lens at a fun-size Ho\’okipa on Tuesday. More at www.mauiwatershoot.com
Italian sail brand Point-7 have launched a reinvigorated website featuring all their kit plus movies, a blog, and then some. Check it out.
As the winds tail off for the UK – just in time for a bank holiday weekend, that\’d be right! – we\’re hoping to see plenty more evidence of the action this next week or so. Meanwhile, Howard\’s put together a pretty little digital postcard of his last few days\’ North Devon sailing at Fisher Viking.
Formula racer Steve Bodner, USA-4, has posted a report on the inter-discipline Ronstan Bridge to Bridge race across San Francisco Bay. Skiffs, kites and Formula boards contested the 7-mile downwinder in 20-knot winds – but unfortunately for our collective pride, the sailor-boys ruled it while the lull towards the finish-line put paid to many a kiter and windsurfer\’s hopes and dreams… More at Steve\’s blog.
And finally – finally, stock of the World Kite and Windsurfing Guide has arrived with our publishers. Copies of this ultimate guide to the world\’s spots, over 1200 of them in nearly 100 regions, are now available for the princely sum of £44 from sister-site www.boards.co.uk