Issue 279

Duncan Slater

BOARDS 279 – November 2011
BOARDS 279 – November 2011

Contents 279 – NOVEMBER 2011. Covershot: 2011 PWA World Wave Champion, Philip Koster, by Jerome Houyvet.

features

SOUTH PACIFIC – PLAN B

The inimitable Scott McKercher finds himself stranded in wavesailing paradise – without his wavesailing kit. At times such as these, a windsurfer needs a plan B…

TESTED – 4.7m ALL-ROUND WAVE SAILS

Following last month’s 5.3 power wave sail test, the Clones put the latest 5-batten all-rounders through a punishing routine to find out what improvements have been made since last year…

PWA KLITMØLLER

Ed Sinclair reports from Denmark, which delivered an action packed event in the most ferocious conditions seen on the PWA Wave Tour in 2011 – and a new World Champion…

SCOTTISH WINDSURFING FESTIVAL

Dave White brings us news that Windfest fever continues to spread throughout the country, with the latest outbreak reaching as far north as Scotland…

A DAY IN THE LIFE – MARCILIO BROWNE

Ever wondered what it must be like to throw off the shackles of the 9 to 5, to spend every day on the water, to live the life – to maybe even make a living out of windsurfing? Read on and weep…

SWA – TEN YEARS AFTER

The Student Windsurfing Association set out just a little over 10 years ago on a mission to promote student windsurfing in the UK. To date they look to have made a superb job of it, but how did it all start?

MARVELLOUS MARSA

Whether you seek flat water, tranquil, crystal-clear lagoons or an outer reef to play on, Marsa Alam has it all. Jem Hall shares his clients’ and his own insights into Marsa’s marvels…

TIREE WAVE CLASSIC 25

“Each of the 25 Wave Classics have been very different, but collectively they all come under one simple adjective: LEGENDARY!” George Shillito reports from the UK’s longest running and most prestigious wavesailing competition…

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DROPPING IN

PICTURE DESK

NEWS

FULLER’S WAY

SB WINDWISE

WANNABE A WAVESAILOR

POND LIFE

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