5 fastest speedsurfing spots in 2015


2015 has been a great year for speedsurfing. A new world record over the 500m distance has been set with an astonishing 53,27 kts, done by Antoine Albeau during the Luderitz Speed Challenge. But not only have the speeds increased bigtime in the man-made channel, but also speeds have risen all over the natural speedspots around the world. In this article I will present you the 5 fastest spots in 2015, according to the highest peakspeeds recorded on gps-speedsurfing.com

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more Slalom / improved topspeeds

manta 85, topspeed
topspeed manta 85

Since my last posting I have been pretty busy. Having warm temperatures with wind almost every day right before christmas makes for some busy days. I got two more very nice sessions on the Möhnesee on my 85 Manta with 9,5, ending up with a topspeed of 31,08 knots. This is an improvement of 1,7 knots for this kit ( previously 29,28 knots). Continue reading “more Slalom / improved topspeeds”

Slalom testing (Sonntag fins/Tabou Manta)

slalom reflexI’m very happy to be able to still get out on the water, despite it being a couple days before christmas now. With the strange weather we are having these last few days I was able to get out on the water three days in a row now. Continue reading “Slalom testing (Sonntag fins/Tabou Manta)”

My Approach to GPS-Speedsurfing

speedsurfing la franqui
Speedsurfing La Franqui

When it comes to speedsurfing there generally seem to be two kind of windsurfers. On the one hand there is the kind of surfer that gets onto the kit and goes surfing without a break until he’s to tired to continue. On the other hand many speeders wait around a lot to catch the perfect gust at their best energy level to get the magic run.

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