Somehow today we\’re sensing that Severne are the brand of the moment. Alongside the top four spots in the women\’s fleet at PWA Tenerife, second and third placed men Dany Bruch and Jaeger Stone are also on the orange sailcloth. See their celebrations at severnesails.com, learn a little more about the 2012 Severne wave ranges at boards.co.uk, meet Dany Bruch at pwaworldtour.com and check out Reflex Films Australia\’s homage to the rising star that is Jaeger Stone right here…
Although their top riders Klaas Voget and Ben Proffitt didn\’t feature quite so high up the El Medano rankings, we\’re still pretty excited to see Simmer\’s 2012 wave sails unveiled – read more about the Black Tip, Mission X, Icon and Iron 2012s at simmerstyle.com … and here\’s their Maui product presentation movie.
Sticking with the theme, down is Sussex ex-PWA superstar come UK importer Nik Baker obviously couldn\’t wait to try his shiny new Fanatic / North 2012 kit (presumably in-between shipping it in to our nation\’s retailers…) and has recorded this presentation on the 2012 North ID and Fanatic Quad. More at fanatic.com
Even if you missed the W4CR weekend earlier this season, it\’s still not too late to do your bit for Cancer Research later this year. 27th-29th August 2011 Pura Vida are hosting the third Caldy Island Relay in Tenby, raising money for Cancer Research – more at boards.co.uk. Then on 24th September FLOW are running \’Go with the FLOW: For Female Cancer Care’ a fun day on the water for budding to experienced waterwomen at Hove Lagoon – more at flowindsurfing.com
Time for a couple of recent British mission reports now, as we\’ve had wind this last weekend (albeit in a wet, chilly, autumnal style…) Up in the north-west, Steve Thorp was in speed mode at West Kirby yet seems disappointed at making \’only\’ a 44.9knot max and a 43.2 average at stevethorp.co.uk. Meanwhile Windsurf Britain\’s Gregg Dunnett visited his old Boards mag test team colleague Ian Leonard at a North Devon secret spot … check it out complete with super-grainy spy-cam pix at windsurfbritain.blogspot.com
And finally, just when we thought the excitement over Francisco Goya\’s visit to UK shores the other weekend was dying down, two more reminders come along at once! First up, read more about Goya Sails\’ 2012 Banzai 4-batten power wave sail at boards.co.uk – now see with your own eyes how Cisco got on down at West Wittering, courtesy of Justin Goodwin with action provided by the glorious Goodwin girls, Emily and Leah, alongside Grahame and Jack Pettit, James Arnell-Smith and Holly Bassett. More at 2xs.co.uk
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