Last Chance to Win a Week's Luxury £2500 Trip to Prasonisi, Rhodes

How many Clones can you count?
How many Clones can you see?

Note: This competition has been won by Paul Lacey of South Hetten, Durham.

Sportif and the Pro Centre Christof Kirschner are offering BOARDS readers the opportunity to win a fantastic windsurfing holiday for two to the world class windsurfing destination of Prasonisi, Rhodes. The competition winners will enjoy a 1 week holiday with accommodation at the 5* Atrium Prestige hotel, choice of JP Australia and Neil Pryde board hire, return flights from the UK and car hire courtesy of Budget at


Sportif is ATOL protected  ensuring that all elements of your holiday are fully secure and your money safe.

pras_atollogo2910WEBFor more information about Prasonisi, Rhodes and Sportif Windsurfing Holidays go to – where you will also find a higher-res version of the ‘Spot the Clones’ photo…

pras_Rhodos-1234At the southernmost point of Rhodes, in the Aegean sea, lies the world class sailing destination of Prasonisi. Away from the more developed areas of the island, you will find a unique sailing destination. This unspoilt part of Greece offers the perfect holiday destination for all ages and all levels of windsurfer. Short, direct flights from the UK and high quality hotel accommodation ensure everyone is happy.

pras_Rhodos-3053Early season temperatures start at 20-25°C in April and May with an average of over 60% days F4+. Once the Meltemi wind kicks in June expect between 20 and 30 knots through and into September; or why not consider October for a late season break away from the crowds with excellent wind reliability and warm temperatures and less strong conditions.

pras_Rhodos-1000What makes Prasonisi unique is its two bays, divided by a sand spit which sits back to back. Here you have the choice of flat water one side and waves one the other perfect for all disciplines. The training area just of the sheltered sandbar, allows beginners to take the first steps in the security shallow water. For those wishing to practice freestyle the flat water and reliable wind conditions are perfect. For the wave sailor you can progress to 1-2m+ wave, depending on conditions.

pras_freeBoards are supplied by The Pro Center Christof Kirschner which is located directly next to the shallow water area, a few metres from the water. Each year they buy 170 brand-new surfboards from JP-Australia and 230 rigs from Neil Pryde. The centre is open from late April to October and offers great facilities including fresh water showers, snack bar, shaded relaxation area and beachwear shop. A choice of taverna style restaurants are close by.  The highly experienced team offer comprehensive instruction for all levels with safety cover is provided by a powerful motorboat. Live wind stats are relayed from the centre to the Pro Centre website for the latest information to help you decide when to sail.

pras_younggunDedicated to the development of the sport, young sailors are able to use a pool of high quality junior equipment at discounted rates. Since 2007 they have hosted the JP Young Guns Camp each August. for 8-19 years, with  training from world class sailors such as Kauli Seadi, Ricardo Campello, Antxon Oteagui and Andy ‘Bubble’ Chambers. Check out for details for 2011. JP Young Gun Camp 2011 from 7th to 14th August.

The centre also hosts Jem Hall Clinics from June to September. Intermediate to advanced and specialist looping coaching  to ensure your progression. See or for availability.

pras_Thomson_AirwaysFlights are provided by Thomson which flies from main regional airports on Wednesdays and Fridays and Saturdays – from Gatwick and Manchester.

pras_hotelAccommodation is courtesy of the luxurious 5* Atrium Prestige Thalasso Spa Resort and Villas offering a personal service and haven to relax in. Located only 45 minutes from the airport and 15 minutes drive from the sailing spot, you can enjoy the best of both worlds – great sailing conditions and choice of luxurious accommodation. Directly by the sea and surrounded by landscaped gardens, this sophisticated hotel offers private pool areas, uninterrupted ocean views, selected of 6 gourmet restaurants, 4 bars and state of the art AnaNeosis Thalasso spa centre. With heated indoor and outdoor pools and choice of activities, it is the ultimate resorts getaway for adults and children alike.

Competition closes 28th February 2011. The winner will be announced in April 2011 issue of BOARDS and online at

By entering this competition you are agreeing for your email address to be passed on to Sportif and automatic be subscribed

pras_budgetpras_Atrium-Hotels-LOGOTerms & Conditions:

The prize includes return economy flights on Thomson from London Gatwick or Manchester, economy car hire from Budget Drive Rentacar in Rhodes, 7 nights at the Atrium Prestige Hotel in a deluxe room with garden view on twin share, half board  twin share basis and 1 week board hire for 2 persons with Pro Centre Christof Kirschner All arrangements including booking of flights, car hire, board hire and room reservation are to be made through Sportif. All additional extras must be paid for by the passengers (ie insurance, pre-booked seats etc). Transport to the UK airport, instruction, additional food and drinks are not included. Availablilty of flights and accommodation will be confirmed within 7 days of notifying the prize winner.

The prizewinner should check with any relevant authorities regarding passport and visa requirements; it is the sole responsibility of winners and their companions to produce all requisite travel documentation. Travel and other insurance is not included and it is strongly advised to take out insurance cover for all appropriate risks. Any costs incurred additional to the prize package elements advertised are at the expense of winners and/or their companions. The prizewinner must be aged 18 years or over.

The prizewinner will be notified by email within 7 days of the draw date of 1st March 2011 and are required to accept their prize by email within 7 days of notification. In the event of non-acceptance within the specified period, we reserve the right to reallocate the prize awarded to the next randomly drawn valid entry (and the same acceptance period, as provided under this condition, will apply). By entering this competition the winner agrees to have their name displayed in Boards Magazine and on the websites and

The closing date for the competition is midnight 28th February 2011, after which the winning name will be drawn at random. Entries will be accepted from Boards Readers, and readers excluding employees and relatives of Boards & Factory Media Group. Multiple entries will be disqualified. The prize can only be used on available flights and accommodation returning by 15th October 2011 and excluding peak dates. To participate in the rental pack offered you will be required to produce your holiday insurance covering participation of windsurfing, 3rd party liability and covering use of equipment to Pro Centre C. Kirschner in resort. Car hire insurance is not included and the car hire driver must be 21 years and over. The driver will be required to purchase this insurance in resort to qualify for the car hire.  The prize is non-transferable and no cash equivalent will be given. The publisher’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

How many Clones can you count?
How many Clones can you count?


  1. Ryan

    Too late, would have loved this! :(

  2. Duncan

    sorry all: won by paul lacey of south hetten, durham

  3. Simon

    Funny enough, I asked this in the forum and only got stupid replies! Is it a cover up?;)

  4. Bigfoot

    Must be over by now – so what was the answer and who is the lucky winner?

  5. imran khan


  6. Oliver Stroh


  7. Ben

    25. I hope I can still enter…

  8. John

    25 ?

  9. david wilson


  10. ruth hunter


  11. simonia de martin

    Answer) 24 Clones

  12. colin glover

    24 clones

  13. Bernard McGuinness


  14. Simon Atherton

    tricky, I'd say 25 clones

  15. Linda Currall


  16. kathryn cummings

    i reckon 27 clones

  17. Nadine Payne


  18. Jon Payne


  19. B Pipes

    24 clones

  20. Tony Estcourt


  21. James Montgomery

    25 Clones

  22. m mcnamee

    Hope I counted correctly!

  23. Penny Thorne

    I'd have a shot at 29!

  24. L P Mulligan

    Great prize!!!



  26. Nathan Thomas

    25 clones, gimmi holiday…

  27. Yvonne Nicholson


  28. wendy jamieson-price

    24 is the number you want!!!


    24 clones.

    Winning a holiday to Rhodes with Boards, would mean seeing lots of clones and no more moans!!!!

  30. phil young

    i reckon 24 clones, boy would I love to be out sailing right now

  31. Francesca White


  32. Andrew Allsop

    Answer: 25

  33. Soraya Rodrigues

    Answer : 24

  34. James Blackiston

    Answer: 24

  35. Alison Barker

    Ans : 24

  36. Margaret Pratt

    answer…..24 clones

  37. Kelly Binns


  38. Dan Caldon

    I make it 24

  39. Lynn Bright


  40. Lee Barlow


  41. GEORGINA trelford


  42. S.Grigg

    Answer – 24

  43. jean crook

    looks absolutely fantastic – a bit warmer then windsurfing in the uk !

  44. B.J.Irwin

    I think there are 25 clones in the picture. Never been windsurfing in Rhodes would be super to try out some of the boards.


    Can only dream & hope!

  46. Malcolm MacDonald

    All roads lead to Rhodes

  47. tony archibald

    way out-take me there

  48. Ali Jaffray

    Fingers crossed !

  49. shaun taberer

    fingers crossed for a honeymoon

  50. Patricia Willis


  51. Jonny B

    Answer = 24

  52. Martin Saiz

    I think there bare 24 clones. Fingers crossed!

  53. Isaac Lawrence

    great comp, looks awesome

  54. ken mounser

    It all looks fantastic

  55. Paul Connelly


  56. LAF

    Really sent my eyes funny. Fancy a bit of the Greek life

  57. bev reilly

    Icould just do with a holiday and rhodes is just the place

  58. lorraine holmes


  59. Linda Harrison

    Fab comp lets hope my name is on the ticket

  60. Elaine Shaw

    I can count 24 – hope I'm right

  61. Paula Gillam

    Please please let me win this!!!

  62. barbara tidmarsh

    24 clones

  63. Valerie Grange

    Sounds fantastic

  64. joy salt

    24 clones

  65. Edward Dymock

    There are 27 clones. Is this how i enter?!

  66. Samantha Edwards

    A MAZE ING – wouldn't it be fantastic, a break from the drab winter blues! Good Luck everyone.

  67. janet ashworth

    would love to win this, what a fantastic prize

  68. julie mildenhall

    wo what a prise , fingers crossed

  69. Lee Barker

    Heres hoping

  70. Martin Brooks

    It's the best!

  71. Jan Johnson

    Fun at 64! Still only 16 and raring to go, to Rhodes, oooh!

  72. Joan Williams!

    It's all Greek to me!

  73. jennifer stewart

    would love to win need a break and (I do not mean a bone lol)

    good luck to me and thank you

  74. gill durbin

    Not had a holiday for years – looks great on the photographs

  75. gill durbin

    Never won anything – maybe this is the one. Hope so it looks great

  76. gill

    I so wish I win

  77. Suzy

    Fantastic photographs!!

    Only dreams are made of these.

  78. Peter wickham

    looks rather special but viewing first hand is a necessity!!

  79. Jason Tolan

    worked in greece over 20 years ago, would love to go back with the family and show them this beautiful country. More importantly, get them away from the pc and enjoy 'LIFE'.

  80. Audrey Delbridge

    We love Greece, this holiday is just the thing to chase the winter blues.



  82. Lynne Chester

    Been to Kremasti twice and Rhodes is absolutely lovely, would love to go back again!! If only…..

    Looks absolutely FABULOUS!!

  83. Pauline Smith

    if only…….

  84. John Spencer

    WOW what a great comp.

  85. Bigfoot

    Kali Tychi!

  86. gerald


    love loads

  87. Marcus

    I've had a look at this place, one amazing hotel and would love to stay there.

  88. paul Smith

    Never win anything but theres always a first.

  89. Jacqueline Byrne

    never been to Rhodes would love to win this.

  90. Mike Terry

    This would be a dream holiday.

  91. big john monty

    Never won anything ever….C'mon Carol take me windsurfing!!!!!!!!!!

    Get me away from here….please!!

  92. Jonathan

    Training to reach RYA Advanced Windsurfing level this year. Need to log 50 hours of teaching then consider joining a Windsurfing Intermediate Instructor course.

  93. Will

    Looks perfect for a honeymoon, and it just so happens that we're getting married this year. hint, hint…

  94. Gary

    Looks like our Government !! is the PM pn the right ??

    Nice comp dudes.

  95. susan cunningham

    Entered,great prize, please count me in.

  96. Jack

    Sometimes I think this world is run by clones !

    brill prize would love to win !

  97. Simon

    Wierdly, the number I've counted in Boards magazine is consistently one more than from the web picture and NOT one of the choices available! Time for the opticians! I wonder if any of our community will be buying email addresses from strangers in the street?! ;)

  98. Rich

    Have been to Kos a few times, a little offshore but still good coastal sailing. Fancy a spell at Rhodes. fortune favours the brave :)

  99. Karren Jones

    A Spa reallyhelps relax and unwind in perfect surroundings …. lovely xxx

  100. Neville Rigg

    Great Prize would love to take my wife there

  101. Darrell Lawther

    rhodes is a lovely island been once years ago love to go again, a fantastic prize

  102. Shaun Brown-Bolton

    Fed up with British WINTER this gives me something to dream about.

  103. Richard Booth


  104. Frank Middleton

    Great prize

  105. Lin

    Never been to Rhodes – it's on my list of things to do!

  106. Jeanette Kemp


  107. Luke

    Is that a clone or a tree trunk on the far right?

  108. Jambo

    sweet!!! Excellent comp

  109. Barbara Hewitt

    fab prize

  110. Lynda Jones

    The hotel looks fantastic, I would love to visit Rhodes

  111. rena plumridge


  112. Teresa Barnard

    Fab Holiday!!!

  113. Jacquiline Brassingt

    fingers crossed ? lord i have tied myself up in knots ; )

  114. Beverley Keenan

    I wasn't board searching for them clones.

  115. ST

    superdooper competition

  116. di morgan rawes


  117. Barbara mcdowall

    wow it looks amazing !

  118. Philip Ferris

    Clver idea for the competition photo. Thanks.

  119. Ruth

    Fingers crossed

  120. ANJI

    Fantastic comp!

  121. Martin Cook


  122. Alan W


  123. Anne Turner

    This would be a dream ….

  124. Sheila Sloan

    What a fantastic prize!

  125. Vicki Macdonald

    WOW….fab prize, i would love to win this !

  126. lisa hughes

    Been to Rhodes 4 times now, love it.

  127. kendra Florence

    would love to win this looks amazing

  128. Jill Priday

    I'll be dreaming …………….

  129. Naomi Allard

    Great Prize

  130. Andy Herrity


  131. Maxine Carrigan

    Excellent place to learn windsurfing!

  132. Owen

    Excellent Comp


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