News

COVID-19 Update

March 30th, 2020

The COVID-19 situation is continuing to expand across the world and the extend of which people, businesses and the whole economic systems are affected, becomes more and more obvious. This has also led to certain adaptations concerning the 2020 tourplan. We are in close contact with all of the organisers of this season and the feedback is mostly positiv, as organisers remain optimistic about being...

EFPT at the Surf Worldcup, Austria

March 1st, 2020

We are delighted to confirm that the first tour-stop of the 2020 EFPT competition season will be staged at the Surf Worldcup in Neusiedl am See, Austria. This famous event hosted the European Tour multiple times before and has been the cradle of the European Tow-in Championship. This years edition will see a freestyle contest with € 10.000,- prize-money up for grabs as well as a € 3.000,- tow-...

What is Aircamp?

February 29th, 2020

The first rule of aircamp: always talk about aircamp. To everyone. Watch this short movie by Mothy Media starring Dudu Levi (Gunsails/Starboard), Julian Wiemar (Severne/Starboard), Adam Sims (Sailloft/Patrik) and Julian Dorer ripping in South Africa and find out about the remaining three rules of aircamp. That's what we know so far aircamp is big, aircamp is everywhere, everybody can join aircamp ...

The Tricktionary – take your skills to the next level

February 17th, 2020

Michael Rossmeier, who has been a freestyle competitor on both the EFPT and the PWA, started collecting all of his knowledge about this sport to pass it on in what is now known the ‚Bible of Windsurfing‘ - the Tricktionary.   Three editions have been published so far and in a very digitalized era, developing the Tricktionary app has been the next logical step. This app covers everything...

Dudu Levi

What’s up Dudu Levi

January 30th, 2020

Dudu Levi hit the tour for the first time in 2018. Since then the level of the 26 years old Israelian sailor has skyrocket. Levi put the time in and sailed in some of the best freestyle spots in the world with some of the best sailors. Read why ‚Back to the Game‘ would be the movie title of his life right now and why you shouldn’t sleep on the top of a bunked bed after a windsurfing session....

The Tourcalendar of 2020

January 18th, 2020

The season will be opened once again in the end of April at the famous Surf Worldcup in Neusiedl am See with a € 10.000,- freestyle event. The final agreement is still to be made and negotiations are ongoing with the organiser who is very keen to bring back Europes finest to this freestyle hotspot in Austria, after running a tow-in only show in 2019. After a month break, next up will be the EFP...

Meet the team: Emilio Galindo Barquin

December 16th, 2019

It’s off-season and time to introduce you to another member of our team. The EFPT family has been currently growing over the past years and we are proud to have been able to convince Emilio Galindo Barquin, a full-time PWA judge and Spanish Champion in freestyle and wave, to join our judging board. What we already do know is, that Emilio is great at his job – what we didn’t know is that the...

Starboard steps up to make EFPT carbon neutral

November 11th, 2019

2019 has been a year for the EFPT with many tourstops in different European countries. More than 70 riders out of 19 different countries joined us this year and were travelling to those events by airplane, ferry and car or a combination of several ways of transportation in order to get to the spots. With the climate change being more present in the media than ever and with a growing awareness of ...

Francisco Goya and the brands philosophies

October 29th, 2019

As a professional windsurfing tour, we are not only working for and together with organisers and riders, but also the windsurfing brands. We are more than lucky to have an ongoing support by most of the big names in the industry and we are excited to see representatives join us at our events from time to time. This year we had the honor to welcome Francisco Goya at one of our EFPT stages, where h...

The DAM-X Aftermovie

October 23rd, 2019

Ten days passed since we crowned all our new champions at the final tour stop of the EFPT in 2019. Throughout the whole season we have seen incredible performances, promising new faces, exciting battles and great comebacks. We are lucky to be able to hold our final year by year at this renowned spot - the Brouwersdam. Apart from our own media team, Visualchefs have been producing daily clips focus...