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Free online windsurfing magazine - Windsurfer International

Beach Telegraph Publications has today launched Windsurfer International Magazine - a free-to-read monthly digital publication serving-up a multimedia feast of juicy articles for action-hungry wind addicts worldwide.

World Windsurfing Day

On August 16th, 2009 the World is invited to share the magic of windsurfing with their friends and family. A concept that has been started by the innovators at Starboard; ‘World Windsurfing Day is designed to introduce new blood to the sport. This year, the programme is intended to be a small-scale event. The concept is based on the fact that most windsurfers in the world are introduced to the sport by their family, and without that critical first introduction many people would not have started.

Dinnis wins US Windsurfing Title

New Zealand boardsailer James Dinnis has won the US Windsurfing Nationals at The Gorge adding to his NZ title. Maui Sails reports:

Gun Okato windsurfer cleans up

Okato's James Dinnis has beaten the best windsurfers in the United States.

The Taranaki man yesterday won the open men's event at the US windsurfing championships at the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon, taking out seven of the 11 races.

"He was pretty stoked when I talked to him this morning," his wife, Vanessa, said. "But he couldn't take the title because he wasn't an American.

"The title was awarded to the winner of the grand masters division ... he was the American with the highest points over the 11 races."

Bass Strait Challenge: Cramp brings Alison Shreeve crossing to an end

Allison Shreeve has completed windsurfing 125km of the Bass Strait Challenge in formidable conditions with 30-35 knot winds and 3-4m swells. In doing so she has exceeded CoastCare’s “Life on the Edge” campaign target for people from all walks of life to travel 100km of Australia’s coastline using non-motorised activity.

Allison Shreeve Bass Strait Challenge on-line

Allison is planning to windsurf across Bass Strait for Coastcare as an ambassador for the 'Life on the Edge' campaign by the end of March 2009.

The 240km stretch will begin at Stanley, TAS and end at Inverloch, VIC. Allison will set a new World Speed Record as the first woman and fastest sailing craft ever to cross the Strait.

Allison's progress will be followed live by Aerotrac GPS tracking system - plotting her speed, direction and position and will be complimented by live streaming video.

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Allison Shreeve is planning to windsurf across Bass Strait

Australian top racer Allison Shreeve is planning to windsurf 240 kilometers across Bass Strait (south of Australia) for Coastcare as an ambassador for the "Life on the Edge" campaign by the end of March 2009.

Save windsurfing and kiting in Maui!

There is a Bill that needs to be stopped because it could mean strict restrictions for windsurfing and kitesurfing on Maui. It is planning to make a rule of having a 200? distance between surfers and windsurfers, which would mean we couldn’t sail at the Point of Ho’okipa if there is a surfer at Pavilions. To read more of the details you can click on the link

Army Major to fly to New Zealand for 2008 Olympic windsurfing qualifiers

Army major and windsurfer Ashutosh Tripathi would get the opportunity to fly the Indian flag on his sail at next year's world championship, a qualification round for the 2008 Olympics to be held in New Zealand. India has been chosen as the leader nation at the world championship. Besides India, England, Germany and Israel can also fly their respective flags. Tripathi bagged seventh place in Bali International Windsurfing Contest held recently and stood 24th in the Asian Championships 2007.

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