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Issue 269

11:39 11th January 2011 by Duncan Slater
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BOARDS January 2011

BOARDS January 2011

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JANUARY 2011

Covershot

PWA World Wave Champion, Victor Fernandez, as chosen by Boards’ readers, by John Carter

features

IN FOCUS

Thorsten Indra’s work embraces many other disciplines, but thankfully he’s never far from his windsurfing roots and a ceaseless quest to capture the sport’s essence. Here we celebrate his career with a selection of some of his favourite images…

MINI TEST – CAM VS NO CAM

Adrian Jones pits two Point 7 sails against each other to assess the pros and cons of both cam camps…

HOME GROUND – TROON

Making a welcome return to home ground, Dave White has lined up some great UK locations for 2011, kicking off with a few rounds on Ayrshire’s most celebrated stretch of coastline…

PWA CABO VERDE

Okay, so the wind and waves might have failed to appear, but there was still the small matter of crowning the 2010 World Wave Champion. Paul Griffiths was there…

JP YOUNG GUN CLASSIC

Axel Reese reports from Klitmoller as 85 windsurfing mad teenagers descend on a sleepy Danish fishing village for the biggest Young Gun camp of the year…

AUSSIE KISS 9

Sam Burnett dishes the dirt from Devon and Cornwall as 600 windsurfing mad students descend on sleepy Roadford and Bude for the biggest student windsurfing and party bash of the year…

CRAIG WOOD – HERO TO HERO

Despite being badly injured in Afghanistan, Rifleman Craig Woods has never given up hope of windsurfing again. He’s an inspiration to us all, but even heroes have heroes who, in turn, inspire and motivate – and windsurfing has more than its fair share. Here’s how Craig came to meet his…

SPEEDSAILORS’ HELL

A competition wouldn’t be a competition without a little controversy, and the final event on the ISWC speedsailing calendar in Port Saint Louise certainly wasn’t short in that department. Zara Davis reports…

HAVE YOUR SAY

Simon Bornhoft continues his series looking at recreational windsurfers from different walks of life. This month we find out what windsurfing means to Mark Suddaby and Neil Richmond…

WESTERN TIMOR, INDONESIA

Renowned for its epic surf, Indo also gets great wind – a combination that’s just too much to resist for an intrepid group of adventurers. Ben Thouard was among them, camera and pen at the ready…

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DROPPING IN

PICTURE DESK

NEWS

SkyeChat

Sims o’Clock

SB WINDWISE

WANNABE A WAVESAILOR

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  1. Morris Dancer

    Ask what cover the readers want….. Then choose a different one, thats how dictatorship starts….

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