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UK National Windsurfing Week 2011 launched by Nick Dempsey

National Windsurfing Week 2011 - Olympic bronze medallist and Team Volvo for life sailor, RS:X windsurfer Nick Dempsey encouraged people to dust off their boards and get out on the water for the event which brings the whole windsurfing community together, National Windsurfing Week 2011 (NWW).

Launched today (06 March) at the RYA Volvo Dinghy Show, NWW will take place from 01 to 08 May and provides the perfect opportunity for windsurfing enthusiasts to encourage as many people as possible out on the water whatever their ability.

'Windsurfing is something that I have always loved and enjoyed and there are so many people who feel the same' explains Nick Dempsey, one of NWW’s ambassadors.

'National Windsurfing Week is a really good excuse to get out on the water with your friends and is the perfect way to open the season. We also hope that people who have never tried it before will give it a go too.'

Fred Willis from Boards Magazine who has helped to coordinate the week with the RYA added: 'It’s all about increasing visibility of the sport as well as introducing newcomers at the start of the summer season. We hope it will encourage those existing windsurfers to dust off their winter blues have a great time out on the water.'

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