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#392 JAN FEB 2020

04/12/2019
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WINDSURF MAGAZINE #392 JANUARY FEBRUARY 2020

The Great Escape: Sylt’s cruel seas, Tested – 2020 5.0 Wave Sails & 95 litre Crossover Boards, Yentel Caers & Pierre Mortefon interviews, UK Comp. Reports, How-to body drag & layback jump, Sarah Hauser at Cloudbreak, 2020 World Travel Guide, Lough Neagh.


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Cover: Tahiti based French windsurfer, Charles ‘Charliboy’ Vandemeulebroucke in deep at his adopted home break of Teahupo’o.
Photo: Ben Thouard.


 

BIG JUICY READS

 

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THE CRUEL SEA
The PWA wave world tour stop at Sylt has a reputation for cruel seas, a maker or breaker of dreams; the pros give their thoughts.

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YENTEL CAERS B-16
Belgium breeds PWA freestyle world champions – most recently Yentel Caers, who just won the 2019 title. JC finds out the secrets behind his success.

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DREAM IT, DO IT
Sarah Hauser realised her dream to ride the fabled waves of Cloudbreak, Fiji. She tells us more about her successful adventure to the South Pacific.

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CHAMPION DU MONDE
Pierre Mortefon tells us how he took the 2019 PWA slalom title and his sponsors let us know what makes him one of the world’s best.

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TIREE #34
The Tiree Wave Classic’s 34th year started calm but ended with a bang! Event photographer Richard Whitson gives us the scoop on another banging Tiree comp.

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THE FINAL!
Mark Dowson rounds up the action from the British Wavesailing Association’s final event of 2019 and John Carter speaks to men’s pro champion Phil Horrocks.

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A WINDY ONE!
Weymouth Speed Week was hailed by organisers as one of the windiest ever! Pete Davis tells us how it all went down!

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THE INLAND SEA
Lough Neagh in Northern Ireland is the UK and Ireland’s largest freshwater lake; Finn Mullen tells more about its history and windsurfing.

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WAVES OF CHANGE
Florian Jung had a desire to make a trip to the South Pacific and tells us how he found perfect waves but left with a changed perspective.


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TEST

ON TEST: 2020 95 LITRE CROSSOVER BOARDS
The test team put a range of fresh crossover designs under review in UK waters. These include:

FANATIC FREEWAVE LTD 95,
GOYA ONE 3 PRO 95,
QUATRO POWER PRO 94,
RRD FREESTYLE WAVE LTD 96,
SEVERNE DYNO 95,
SIMMER QUANTUM 95,
STARBOARD KODE 95,
TABOU 3S+ CIF 96.

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TEST: 5.0 ALL-ROUND WAVE SAILS
The latest sails to power round a variety of sea states are put to test by the team in UK waves. These include;

DUOTONE SUPER HERO 5.0,
EZZY WAVE 5.0,
GA SAILS MANIC 5.0,
GOYA BANZAI PRO 5.0,
GUNSAILS SEAL 5.0,
LOFTSAILS WAVESCAPE 5.0,
NEIL PRYDE ZONE PRO HD 4.7,
POINT-7 SALT PRO 5.0,
RRD COMPACT VOGUE 4.6,
SEVERNE BLADE 5.0,
SIMMER ICON 5.0.


TEKKERS


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PETER HART MASTERCLASS – THE BODY DRAG
Old Skool it may be …but in truth the body drag has never lost its cool. Harty uncovers the secrets behind this classic stunt.

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MOVE ON UP WITH JEM HALL – THE LAYBACK JUMP
Jem tells us how to throw our heads back in the air for the layback jump.


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2020 WORLD TRAVEL GUIDE
Looking for some warmer weather? We give a guide to some of the best windsurfing destinations overseas.

LATEST & GREATEST
Imagine a world where there are no secrets or lies, just a utopia of 100% press releases; good news – it exists and it’s right here.

RYA KNOWLEDGE – DO WHAT YOU LOVE
The RYA tell us how you could turn your favourite hobby into a career.

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EDITORIAL – THE GREAT ESCAPE
Windsurfing’s a distraction, an all-consuming one, a ticket to escape …whatever you want. The editor celebrates its powers.

AFFAIRS OF THE HART – IN DEFENCE OF A SMALL INDUSTRY
Harty poses the question of how, in a modern world, does windsurfing stack up against other industries?

 


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