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Thomas Traversa is coming to New Zealand

Thomas Traversa, the current King of the RED BULL STORMCHASE is coming to New Zealand in May. Gaastra/Tabou New Zealand is proud to bring one of the best wave sailors in the world to the NZ windsurf community.


Fri 18 Apr 2014 - Mon 21 Apr 2014
Oakura, Taranaki

Entry form and Notice of Race are available for download below (click through).

Taranaki Wave Classic 2013 - 30th Anniversary Edition

Carbon Art is proud to have been sponsoring the Taranaki Wave Classic since 1997.
In that time CA has given away a board each year in the random prize draw - that's 17 free boards!!

Update: Taranaki Wave Classic 2013

Question: Is it possible to have too much fun at this awesome event?
Answer: Absolutely!
New Zealand's Premier Windsurfing Event, 30th Edition 1983 - 2013, 25th - 28th October
Welcome back to TWC FM ('fully-maxxed')! None of us here at TWC HQ are particularly fond of school, but no matter if you are 'new skool', 'old skool', or just 'too cool for school', the Taranaki Wave Classic always asks the same question of each entrant:

30th Taranaki Wave Classic

Fri 25 Oct 2013 - Mon 28 Oct 2013

The TWC is all about fun, with its expression session format where competitors free-sail in whatever conditions occur at the chosen location for that day. There are no heats, no man-on-man elimination and no stress. The winner gets glory, while most participants walk away with a spot prize.
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Nostalgic video

Windsurfing New Zealand Club News May 2013

Its that time of the year again when we ask you to pay your affiliation fee and start thinking about next season. This modest fee helps pay for the event insurance we offer clubs, our membership fees with ISAF, and the costs of advocacy and promotion of the sport.

New Zealand Windsurfing Wave Nationals - results

Chris La Franchie became the 2013 NZ Wave Nationals Champion with some nicely picked waves high up in the break, closely followed by Ferran Crespo in second and James Dinnis taking out third. The juniors also got a result with Hamish Dunning-Beck first and Luke Holliday second. (more)

New Zealand Windsurfing Wave Nationals

Fri 29 Mar 2013 - Mon 1 Apr 2013

2013 New Zealand Wave Nationals sponsored by Carbonart will be held in Taranaki over Easter weekend 2013.
To enter the nationals you must email your entry form and pay the entry fee before 18th March.
Check out the event on facebook
Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions can be downloaded below

Taranaki Windsurfing Wave Classic 2012 report

The Taranaki Wave Classic of 2012 was the 29th running of this glorious event and competitors came from all over New Zealand, as well as some super-keen sailors from Australia and New Caledonia who made the trip over here especially for the occasion. Read the full story on the Crabon Art website:

Taranaki Wave Classic 2012

Fri 19 Oct 2012 - Mon 22 Oct 2012
New Plymouth

The Taranaki Wave Classic is continuing to cement its reputation as New Zealand's premier windsurfing event.
Early Bird registration (includes t-shirt) closes 30 Sept. Held at four possible locations around the Taranaki peninsula's legendary coastline, the Labour weekend event will sample some of New Zealand's best wind and wave conditions. All skill levels are welcome with FUN being the main focus, or you can simply come along, chill-out and watch the action. Whatever the weather, our goal is for you to have the best time possible, both on and off the water.

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