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Issue 274

00:01 9th June 2011 by Duncan Slater
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BOARDS June 2011

BOARDS June 2011

contents 274 / JUNE 2011. Covershot: Caroline Camboulives windSUPing in mid Pacific paradise, by Maxime Houyvet

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ATOLLIC BOMBS!

Carine Camboulives, Manu Bouvet, Levi Siver and Keith Teboul discover a cluster of atolls and islets in the middle of the Pacific which may well be the best windsurfing spot on Earth…

MAGNIFICENT SEVENS

To make the most of summer’s fickle winds you’re going to need something in the 7.0m size range, so we gave six of the latest entry-level cammed sails to our tame Clones. Will they live up to the claims of combining the best attributes of a race sail with the user-friendliness of a rotational? Turn to p.44 to find out…

WORKING IN WINDSURFING – ANDERS BRINGDAL

Now into his third decade of windsurfing and responsible for one of the sport’s most iconic brands, Anders Bringdal takes a rare day off to talk with us at his home in the south of France…

BiC – A REVOLUTIONARY BRAND

We pay a visit to BiC – the only manufacturer still producing boards in Europe – where we take a look at the history and technology behind the brand’s success with an exclusive guided tour of their plant in Brittany…

PWA PODERSDORF

European freestyle flakas, culos and shakas its way into the spotlight with 25-knot winds, sun, rain, thunder and parties as Lake Neusiedl puts on an awe-inspiring show for round two of the PWA Freestyle Tour…

SELF SERVICE

This month our resident DIY maestro, Marjan Tkavc, shows us how to wield a knife and disposable lighter to sort out a tiny downhaul pulley that won’t let you loop-loop-go…

2011 BUCS WINDSURFING CHAMPS

Sam Burnett reports from Calshot, where the student windsurfing season came to a dramatic climax…

HAVE YOUR SAY

It been guys, guys, guys up until now, but this month’s Have Your Say contributors are three windsurfing women. Meet Penny Wiles, Sarah Edwards and Naomi Dines

WC4R

This year’s Windsurfing 4 Cancer Research fundraiser broke all records as over 1,100 windsurfers hit the water on 1 May at over 40 different venues. See if you can spot yourself in our picture special…

NEW TO WINDSURFING

If you’re looking for the best possible introduction to the world’s best sport then look no further – everything you need to know to get you started on the path to windsurfing enlightenment is right here…

PLANET BLOW – BEHIND THE SCENES

Producer Sylvain Demarcastel presents the story behind what could well be the first sex, drugs and rock ’n’ roll movie in the windsurfing world…

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DROPPING IN

PICTURE DESK

NEWS

SIMS O’CLOCK

FULLER’S WAY

A SHOT OF JD

SB WINDWISE

WANNABE A WAVESAILOR

BAKER ACADEMY

POND LIFE

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