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MAY 2014 ISSUE – ON SALE

MAY 2014 ISSUE - ON SALE

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MAY 2014 ISSUE WINDSURF MAGAZINE

The May 2014 Issue of the world’s only monthly English-language windsurfing magazine is out now! Subscribe or grab your copy now in either App or Print  versions! (Prices include delivery anywhere globally 10 times a year.)

ULTIMATE WORKOUTS

SORT OUT YOUR STANCE // FIT TO SAIL // CAPE TOWN SPOT GUIDE

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IN THE PIT

Scott

DRIVE John Carter profiles his arch-enemy Scott McKercher and finds out what life’s been like since he quit the tour and headed-up Starboard’s waveboard R&D program.

windsurf Norway

THE KINGDOM OF NORWAY  – With a premiere deadline looming, Below the Surface Producer, the late André Paskowski, despatched PWA pro Klaas Voget on a Tolkien voyage to find – and film – waves among the fjords.

 

coast windsurf

COAST Finn and Timo Mullen summoned JC on a classified mission to North West Ireland. With a top-secret point break firing, high security was paramount. Apart from the pictures and story that we garnered from Carter in a brutal interrogation debrief that is. (He buckled and spilt the beans on sight of a bacon sandwich and a bag of crisps.)

GEAR HEADS

BOARDS windsurf

BOARD TEST (115L Slalom boards.) Have you got what it takes to sail full-on race gear? Why should you be getting into it? If you want

a buzz like sailing big surf gives you – all the time – then you need to re-think and get stuck into this …

THE 115L SLALOM BOARDS LINEUP

FANATIC FALCON 110
JP SLALOM PRO 68
RRD X-FIRE 114
TABOU MANTA 71
STARBOARD ISONIC 117

 

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SAIL TEST (7.8 Slalom sails.) Okay. So we’ve sold it to you right? Now which is fastest? Raw, unadulterated power, or smooth and energy-efficient control?

THE 7.8 SLALOM SAILS LINEUP

GAASTRA VAPOR 7.9
NEILPRYDE RS: SLALOM 7.8
NORTH WARP 7.8
POINT-7 7.8 AC-1
RRD FIRE 7.8
SIMMER SCR 7.8
SEVERNE REFLEX 7.8

 

windsurf Wetsuits

SUMMER WETSUITS BUYERS’ GUIDE Slim and supple rubber and the latest technologies to extend your precious time on the water.

 

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SLALOM FINS BUYERS’ GUIDE No. Good fins don’t just bring incremental gains – they’re the difference between sailing in a straight line – or not! Read this and get in-the-know.

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HIT THE ROAD

capefear windsurf

CAPE TOWN SPOT GUIDE British Champion Phil Horrocks considers South Africa his winter ‘home-from-home’. So who better to get an inside view from on the best spots around the Cape of Good Hope and some handy travelling tips?

 

NUGGETS

windsurf PeterHart

PETER HART MASTERCLASS Are you fit enough? How do you train smart? We’re usually shy of contentious fitness features, but, as Harty’s been windsurfing for at least three centuries, you should definitely listen to what he has to say.

 

windsurf Jem Hall

MOVE ON UP The second in Jem Hall’s new series focuses on effective stance – the foundation for EVERYTHING else we want to – or still need to – master. Whatever your level, you’re simply in denial if there’s not something enlightening in this guide for you.

BOARDSHORTS

LATEST & GREATEST He who dies with the most toys wins.

PEOPLE & PLACES What’s up and what’s going down.

 

SITTIN’ ON THE DUNNY

EDITORIAL Why does beer taste so good after windsurfing?

AFFAIRS OF THE HART Let’s get physical. As the owner of at least one good knee, Harty’s the chairman of the self-preservation society.

 

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16Apr/14Off

Aloha to Andre

We would like to mark today with a special tribute to Andre Paskowski, who should be with us celebrating his birthday. Sadly taken from us far too early, Andre followed a path in his life that many could only dream of. The worlds beaches were his local spot and travelling with the most stylish and […]

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27Jan/14Off

Aloha to André – A Final Wish From Paskowski

Last year the sad news of the loss of Andre Paskowski spread through the windsurfing world. Since his passing his presence has stayed strong with the incredible movies he has produced and his family and friends completing his work. The Below The Surface facebook page have now shared news regarding a final goodbye to Andre […]

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8Jan/14Off

HO’OKIPA SLOMO – KLAAS VOGET

HO'OKIPA SLOMO - KLAAS VOGET

HO’OKIPA SLOMO – KLASS VOGET

“Footage from the archives of André Paskowski, shot by Basti Doerr during the making of BELOW THE SURFACE on Maui, mixed with some mast-mount shots of my own. All images were shot in slow motion mode. It’s full 1080p HD, so might take a little load, but I think it’s worth waiting. enjoy!” Klaas Voget

hookipa slowmo from Klaas Voget on Vimeo.

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8Jan/14Off

Best Wave in The World? Slow Mo…

Is Ho’okipa the best wave in the world? Our jury is out as there are just too many contenders, but what’s for sure is that the Maui break looks pretty good in this slow motion clip from Fanatic/Simmer rider, Klaas Voget. Smooth riding, hardcore breaks and more footage, from the archives of Andre Paskowski… “footage […]

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22Nov/13Off

Trailer Finally Released

The incredible trailer from the late Andre Paskowski is finally released… Check out more about Below the Surface on Boardseeker here.  BELOW THE SURFACE TRAILER by Andre Paskowski from Andre Paskowski on Vimeo.

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1Nov/13Off

ISSUE #331 ON SALE NOW

ISSUE #331 ON SALE NOW

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The November/December 2013 Issue of the world’s only monthly English-language windsurfing magazine is out now! Subscribe or grab your copy now in either App or Print  versions! 

 

SUPERCHARGE YOUR SAILING - HOW TO GET OUT OF A RUT
… if you’re not improving, you’re not having fun. Seriously!

 

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ON THE MENU …

START WITH A MAIN COURSE

WS331 Great White Hope

GREAT WHITE HOPE JC joined two wave title winners, Scotty McKercher and Philip Koester, on a road trip to Esperance’s surf-pummeled white sand beaches on the Great Australian Bight.

 

WS331 Hidden Treasures

HIDDEN TREASURES Flo Jung and his ‘DON’T LET GO Movie partners burned through a pile of gear on the insanely long lefthanders of Peru.

 

WS331 Ezzy

MAUI SON Graham Ezzy leads the charge amongst the second generation of Maui legends. JC interviewed the Princeton graduate who has high sporting and creative ambitions. Could the next Hemingway be a windsurfer?

 

WS331 Harty-Stuck in a Rut

STUCK IN A RUT? Well, that’s lucky because Peter Hart can help you unstick bad habits, shed the velvet and find an altogether new groove.

 

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DYKES, DANES AND SCHNITZELS Follow John Carter on a busy month on the road for the three big North Sea events that kicked off the business end of the pro tour season.

 

WS331 Andre Paskowski

ICH BIN ANDRÉ PASKOWSKI Mart Kuperij carried out this candid-yet-upbeat interview with the late André Paskowski, just a couple of days before his passing.

 

GEAR-HEAD SHED: RULE #1: ALL THE TOYS, ALL THE TIME

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85L WAVE BOARD TESTS
We took ten of the latest 2014 waveboards for a spin in Tenerife. With this size seeing a major amount of brand R&D focus we have to say the general standard of product is insanely high. Read our notes on each boards’  pecularities to help you through the elimination process.

The Lineup Includes:

FANATIC 82 QUAD
GOYA QUAD PRO 84
JPAUSTRALIA TWINSER QUAD 82
NAISH STARSHIP 90
QUATRO CUBE QUAD 84
RRD WAVE CULT QUAD 83 V5
STARBOARD QUAD 82
SIMMER QUANTUM 85
TABOU POCKET 85
WITCHCRAFT SHAMAN 88

CHRISTMAS GIFTS Santa – we’ve got your number. Underneath that suit we know you’re a secret ripper. Yes, you and those elves only work a few months of the year so you can slice up waves and then test out these treats that every sailor deserves under their tree. Please! We have been good, kind of.

… GET ME OUTTA HERE!

THE AMERICAS With all this talk of cold-weather gear, fair-weather sailors might prefer to escape to somewhere more exotic – like Argentina or Mexico for example.

SITTIN’ ON THE DUNNY

LATEST AND GREATEST Tasty new toys to make you feel great and sail like a legend and all the latest news of winners, deals and dates for your diary.

EDITORIAL Why being your best and having goals is great.

AFFAIRS OF THE HART The older Peter Hart gets, the better he was. (Even though he sails better now than ever. And so can you.)

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15Oct/13Off

Uncovered: Below The Surface

Already a multiple times sell out performance, Below The Surface has been generating waves far beyond the reach of windsurfing. In Sylt, the plan was to have the usual single premiere, but the tickets were so popular they ended running four sell out shows in total. From our inside knowledge we’ve been hearing about the […]

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14Oct/13Off

Below The Surface UK Premier

Below the Surface, the final movie from Andre Paskowski made it’s premier in Sylt just a few weeks ago, now it will be shown for the first time in the UK by Nik Baker and the K66 team. Check out the Boardseeker review of Below the Surface here. This year saw the incredibly sad passing […]

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30Sep/13Off

Sylt Catch Up

PWA Sylt is underway, with the best slalom racers, freestylers and wavesailors all in Germany for on of the biggest windsurfing competitions of the year. Whilst we wait for the wind today (follow the live stream on the Boardseeker home page) catch up on the action from day one and two… The second day of […]

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