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The 2024 Defi Wind recap

The 2024 Defi Wind recap

Bookending a historical event As we're all headed back home after this year's Defi Wind we're looking back at four days of nonstop fun! The wind didn't serve up the typical Tramuntana conditions this year. But rather, it left space open for quiet sun-soaked days of...

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DEFI WIND 2024 WILL BE ONE FOR THE BOOKS

DEFI WIND 2024 WILL BE ONE FOR THE BOOKS

The weather is heating up in Europe, and after an absolute banger of an event last year, windsurfers in Europe and around the world are preparing for the new edition of the Defi Wind.De

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MARGARET RIVER WAVE CLASSIC 2024

MARGARET RIVER WAVE CLASSIC 2024

The 2024 Margaret River Wave Classic in Western Australia will happen this year from February 1st – 4th
Severne is proud to support this year’s event, and to see World class wave competition return to “margs” yet again.

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PWA Gran Canaria World Cup 2023 – eight days of full on action

PWA Gran Canaria World Cup 2023 – eight days of full on action

This year’s Gran Canaria world cup was a week-long windsurfing action reel covering wave, and slalom racing.

Not a single day was quiet during this year’s Gran Canaria World Cup. The first weekend delivered the near-perfect wave conditions we all see in magazine shots. Then followed three days of full-power slalom racing, only to have wave action return the following weekend to bookend an incredible event.

Nearly all podiums had Severne riders present. Amongst others, Daida Moreno won her 22nd Pozo title, and Blanca Alabau won her first-ever women’s slalom victory.

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Margaret River Wave Classic 2023 delivers nuclear winds followed by a classical sunset final session

Margaret River Wave Classic 2023 delivers nuclear winds followed by a classical sunset final session

Margaret River delivered nuclear winds followed by a classical sunset session for this year’s “Margaret River Wave Classic”.
Once again, local legend Scott McKercher @smiksup put together some insane rides to claim the win in the open fleet ahead of Bastian Escofet and Hendrix Stone.

The youth fleet was a tight battle between local grommets Jake @jake_ghiretti and Oliver @oliver.desforges . This time, Jake took the win with some impressive riding throughout the whole day.

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Margaret River Wave Classic 2023

Margaret River Wave Classic 2023

The 2023 Margaret River Wave Classic in Western Australia will happen this year from January 26-29.

Severne is proud to support this year’s event, and to see competition wave action return to “margs”.

The Margaret River Wave Classic 2023 will go ahead as a IWT** tour stop.

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2022 OBX-WIND is a success

2022 OBX-WIND is a success

OBX-WIND is on its path to become one of the major events in the US. This year, windsurfers from near and abroad got together to celebrate windsurfing, compete in long distance, freestyle, and in slalom. Add all of the social side activities, and you’ve got a unique event that appeals to any windsurfer.

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Severne partners with Luderitz Speed Challenge 2022

Severne partners with Luderitz Speed Challenge 2022

Severne is thrilled to partner up with the 2022 edition of the Luderitz Speed Challenge.

Over the years, the “LSC” has been the pinnacle of speed sailing events and has offered the platform for riders all across the world to break national, continental, and global records year after year since the canal was formed in 2012.

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Severne team successful at PWA Croatia – Sara Wennekes takes the win, Matteo Iachino is third

Severne team successful at PWA Croatia – Sara Wennekes takes the win, Matteo Iachino is third

The island of Bol in Croatia was the host of the first PWA slalom world cup of the year. The conditions switched on every day and provided for eight slalom eliminations in both women and men’s divisions.

For the Severne team, all riding on the new Mach 5 and HyperGlide 5 racing sails, it was successful, to say the least.

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Lanzarote Foil Challenge 2022 – Mateus Isaac wins iQFOiL division, Amado Vrieswijk finishes second overall

Lanzarote Foil Challenge 2022 – Mateus Isaac wins iQFOiL division, Amado Vrieswijk finishes second overall

The 2022 edition of the Lanzarote Foil Challenge was a true challenge. With winds gusting up to 30 knots on certain locations, the this years’ fleet weathered a large spectrum of conditions to complete the nearly 200km long journey. For the Severne team it was yet another successful journey with Mateus Isaac winning the iQFOiL fleet, as well as, finishing third overall. Amado Vrieswijk finished second overall.

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OBX-wind 2021

OBX-wind 2021

OBX-WIND 2021 went off on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, (Cape Hatteras) USA.   Windsurfers traveled from near and far for the famous OBX-WIND long distance race, the US Nationals for Freestyle and the US Nationals for Slalom

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Amado Vrieswijk is 2021 PWA Freestyle World Champion, Maaike Huvermann is vice champion

Amado Vrieswijk is 2021 PWA Freestyle World Champion, Maaike Huvermann is vice champion

The 2021 PWA world tour season has come to an end, and Amado Vrieswijk can call himself the 2021 freestyle World Champion. Maaike Huvermannn is vice world champion. But that’s not all.

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Defi Wind is back with a “Superstars” edition

Defi Wind is back with a “Superstars” edition

After a long period of absence, the Defi Wind is back in a special edition format from October 29th until November 5th. It won’t be the Defi Wind everyone is used to, but will be run as a “Defi Wind Superstars” where amateur racers can battle for the top positions to be able to go up against the superstars who are already seeded into a main event.

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Engadinwind 2021 – A new Severne board is launched, iQFOiL and FoilFreestyle world champions crowned

Engadinwind 2021 – A new Severne board is launched, iQFOiL and FoilFreestyle world champions crowned

Engadinwind 2021 at lake Silvaplana, Switzerland was one to remember; multiple big events packed into one “Foil Mania” festival. This years’ was the birth place of the new Severne Predator foil freestyle board, and also where the first ever official iQFOiL world champions were crowned. But that’s not all. Balz Muller won the foil freestyle world championships, and Lennart Neubauer won the EFPT tow-in championship.

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Lake Garda, Italy sets the scene for historical iQFOiL event

Lake Garda, Italy sets the scene for historical iQFOiL event

As the fall season is making its mark all across Europe, one event at Lake Garda in Italy turned heads all across the world. A fleet of red sails took over the lake for an incredible week filled with action. A record setting junior and youth clinic followed by the 2020 Garda International Games left no doubts about the full potential of this new, exciting evolution of windsurfing.

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Sam Sills wins open foil carnival race in Cadiz

Sam Sills wins open foil carnival race in Cadiz

Victory for Sam. After 15 completed races at this years Carnival Trophy race in Cadiz, British rider Sam Sills came out on top riding the Hyper Glide 2 foil sail taking the win in nearly all races.Sam had this to say: "It was an awesome week racing at the Andalusian...

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