News Headlines – Mon 15th

PWA Cabo Verde, the pinnacle of the 2010 World Wave Tour, should be going off today. Except  with no wind or swell to speak of yet, the sailors are briefed and on standby. If, as and when Punta Preta starts to fire, you can catch live streaming footage at – meanwhile do check out the single elimination draw.

There\’s half a dozen Brits in there too: good luck Ross Williams, Jamie Hancock, Robby Swift, John Skye, Ben Proffitt and wildcard Phil Horrocks. On the blogs, British Champion Ben\’s not over-impressed with the conditions or forecast as yet, while fresh from BWA victory in Cornwall looks like Phil\’s fired up for some long overdue PWA success – and judging from this movie, \’Rhos Verde\’ from last week, he\’s in fine form too.


Staying at home, as the nights (well, afternoons now!) are drawing in, Adam Sims has turned to night-sailing judging by this teaser from multi-media compadre Josh Willmot. Intriguing…


Mike Archer and SJ scored a nice looking session at Highcliff. Mike\’s loving his new F2 Barracuda quad, and SJ\’s proclaiming it \’all time\’. We\’re looking forward to the footage soon… Meanwhile out in Brazil, Stef Hilder has posted this clip entitled \’Ibiraquera = Highcliff\’.

Hopping the Irish Sea, kudos to Mikey Clancy for scoring pictures in the Sun and Mirror national daily newspapers. You really can\’t get much more mainstream than that…

A popular escape for many seems to be Dahab according to Ric Cleworth\’s blog. Also out in Egypt are Bubble, Jamie Gibbs, Muzza, George Shillito, Si Crower, Jay Haysey, Guy Cribb…

A couple of quick press releases now, firstly from Murray Saunders of ZeroGravity Distribution: “MFC are the pioneers in the fin industry. They have worked relentlessly to bring out the best fin foils for the last decade. Now they have the most complete range of twins on the market, a model to suit every rider! On the forever expanding quad market they\’re also a force to be reckoned with. A favourite amongst riders, testers and brands…” More at Maui Fin Company.

Ellie Boyle is getting Festive: “Boylos now have a section on the website with present suggestions for dad, mum, him, her, brother and sister. We have some fantastic present suggestions and with our free delivery we can offer everyone the shopping solution they\’ve been after. Don\’t get caught out the Christmas, let Boylos make it a little easier!” Find the perfect gift at

And finally, thanks to Continent Seven for this one – it\’s time for a spot of playtime with the Swiss Müller brothers and their Epic Lego Session. Class!

Photo Credit: Second Life, the movie


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