Neilpryde RS:Racing Evo 8 – Speed in another league?

New year, new sail…

Neilpryde Evo Speed
Neilpryde Evo Speed

Yes I have bought a Neilpryde RS:Racing Evo 8 sail in 5,6m. Why? Well I want to find out which is fastest sail for speedsurfing. So far I have been On Severne’s Reflex sails for the last two years and I have been quite content  with them. So what are my findings on the EVO sail?

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drone for windsurfing – DJI Phantom

DJI Phantom 2
DJI Phantom 2

Over the holidays I purchased a cheap older model of the DJI Phantom drone and tested how well it works to record aerial windsurf footage. Over the last couple years drones have become a cheap and powerful tool to capture aerial footage. With the new drones being capable of capturing smooth footage due to gimbals and several automated systems the biggest question for aerial windsurf fotography remains: How much wind can these drones take.

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two sessions in Dorum

Dorum harbour at night
Dorum harbour at night

Over the last week I have discovered a new spot for myself, where I can train with the small speedboards and the best part is the spot is less than a one hour drive from where I live. Last Thursday I tried Dorum for the first time with stronger winds. On this spot you have a chance to sail approximately 2 hours before and after low water, but at low water the water level is to low and it is dangerous.

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