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SDWA Fall Picnic

Posted on September 25th, by San Diego Windsurfing Association in Uncategorized. No Comments

SDWA had its fall picnic September 8th at the Hilton launch site.

Despite some parking challenges turnout was pretty good.  Subway sandwiches were the fare.

Robert had all three club boards full of eager novices while Nina’s tandem board made her maiden voyage.

Xavier, Tuan, Gregg and Peter put on a foiling spectacle while many club members took advantage of the decent afternoon wind.

Video here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEu9vZgwubE


Congratulations Xavier Ferlet National Formula Champion!

Posted on May 28th, by San Diego Windsurfing Association in Racing Results, SDWA News, Uncategorized. No Comments

Xavier bags gold in Formula, silver in Long Distance and bronze in Slalom at the 2016 US Windsurfing Nationals.

By Jerome Samson

For many years in the 1980′s and 1990′s, Corpus Christi’s Oleander Point was the site of the US Open, the brainchild of local windsurfing pioneer Charles Allen and a highlight on the international racing circuit. With the vagaries of event scheduling and competition from other venues, Oleander Point fell off the map a little. It’s a technical venue, with strong breeze and steep cross-chop, and for recreational windsurfers in the area, or those traveling to the region on vacation, the spot became an afterthought on the way to Bird Island Basin in Padre Island Seashore National Park – a much less intimidating location with shallow water for miles and a fantastic windsurfing school to boot (Worldwinds Windsurfing).

Full article here:

http://uswindsurfing.org/2016/05/oleander-point-in-full-bloom/

 

Race results … Read More »


SDWA’ers Windsurf The Desert!

Posted on May 28th, by San Diego Windsurfing Association in General Windsurfing News, SDWA News, Sessions, Uncategorized. No Comments

Last fall a group of SDWA landsailors set out for the desert playa of El Mirage Dry Lake