Windsurf session: Amstelmeer 16 may

by Maarten on May 17, 2009

Tweet Luckily I was able to windsurf again! This was the second time this year… That really has to change in the upcoming months. There was not much wind, a small 4 Beaufort. I didn’t care to much since I was happy to be on the water again. Here the results of my day.

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Anders Bringdal and speedsailing

by Maarten on May 13, 2009

Tweet Did you ever wonder what Anders Bringdal is doing besides developing AB Boards? The Daily Dose had a chat with him and talked about speedsailing on the Hydroptere. Check out the video at the Daily Dose

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Windsurfing in 2009!

by Maarten on January 6, 2009

Tweet A lot of people have new years resolutions for 2009. Setting goals is better name in my opinion. A few of my goals are in different categories like sports, work or are related to this website. I will focus in this post on the windsurfing goals.

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GPS Speedsurfing and Sponsoring

by Maarten on December 30, 2008

Tweet GPS-Speedsurfing.com has secured Neilpryde, Tushingham and Select as new sponsors. This is a very good development. GPS Speedsurfing is created and managed by volunteers so money is always needed to keep the site up and running. Creating and managing a site is not for free. Hosting, system administration, traffic are all things that must […]

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Vestas Sailrocket crashes!

by Maarten on December 9, 2008

Tweet In the speedsailing world they are also dedicated to break records. A few days ago another attempt ended in a big crash. The Vestas Sailrocket went ballistic when hitting the 52 knots!! Here you can watch footage of the crash. These words are from te Vestas Sailrocket team after the crash In the end […]

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Bjorn Dunkerbeck in action

by Maarten on December 6, 2008

Tweet I ran in to some old footage from Bjorn Dunkerbeck in action while I was looking for news about the man.Bjorn Dunkerbeck is about to switch from North Sails to Severne Sails. It was cool to see a pro windsurfer like Dunkerbeck on my homespot Strand Horst, the Netherlands. Check out the footage over […]

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Sunny weather and windsurfing

by Maarten on September 13, 2008

Tweet The weather forecast for this weekend wasn’t so good. The wind direction was the main cause. In the Netherlands wind from the east is not so good. Windfinder.com predicted a small 4 bft in the north of the country while the winfsurfing spots in my neighbourhood had no wind at all. I really wanted […]

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Windsurfig GPS data combined with video

by Maarten on August 24, 2008

Tweet Some french windsurfers did a great experiment! With the help of special software (GpsarPR 2.7) they combined the GPS data and their headcam. As result you will see the speed and direction on the video from your windsurfing session combined. There is no need for a special cam. Every “normal” video camera is capable […]

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A lot of wind!

by Maarten on August 13, 2008

Tweet There are a lot of people that are not happy with this “shitty” weather in the summer but I have a totally different opinion. I can’t remember that we had this much wind in august as this year. Get ready for some stormy weather! Check the weather forecast at: windfinder.com Update: The wind was […]

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Gps-speedsurfing.com renewed

by Maarten on July 15, 2008

Tweet Windsurfing website GPS-Speedsurfing.com has renewed their layout. On this site you have the possibility to upload your windsurfing sessions and compete with fellow GPS windsurfers. The only thing you need is a GPS device. As you can see, the new layout is a big improvement :-). Old layout: The new website has a few […]

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