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Caers claims second consecutive event victory

June 2nd, 2019

At the ultimate day of the EFPT Spiaggia Lunga Village, the wind remained light throughout the whole morning and the competition had officially been called off by 12.00 midday, as there had been no improvement of the conditions. The result of the first double elimination therefor remains and makes Yentel Caers the event winner here in Italy. The second event day had been all about the freestyle c...

EFPT Spiagga Lunga Village: Supersession time

June 1st, 2019

The wind remained light on day 3 here at Spiaggia Lunga Village, but during the late morning hours it increased just enough to launch a freestyle supersession. Ten riders participated and delivered an incredible show in the patchy conditions. Francesco Cappuzzo (RRD/RRD) pumped himself into some big konos and culos, but couldn’t land the double moves he was aiming for. Mattia Fabrizi showed reg...

Yentel Caers & Jacopo Testa on top again!

May 31st, 2019

On day two of the EFPT Spiaggia Lunga Village, Vieste the spot provided the conditions that it is famous for. The north-westerly wind kicked in in the early morning hours already, to increase more and more with the weather clearing up and the rising temperatures. The riders were sent out on the turquoise colored water at 10.00 am, to compete in sideshore conditions, with small ramps perfectly line...

EFPT Spiaggia Lunga Village: Registration Day

May 30th, 2019

17 riders registered at the second freestyle tour-stop of the EFPT in 2019. 13 riders of the fleet travelled onward from Costa Brava to Italy, together with the EFPT crew. Yentel Caers, who is currently leading the ranking is eager to defend his position against 2nd placed Jacopo Testa (RRD/RRD), who himself was putting on an incredible show at the EFPT Las Dunas Costa Brava. Since some riders lik...

EFPT Spiaggia Lunga Village – A Preview

May 29th, 2019

The EFPT freestyle season started with a big bang at the EFPT Las Dunas Costa Brava last week. In up to 45 knots some of the best freestyle windsurfers of Europe battled for the first valuable points in the race for the Champions title this year. The second stage of 2019 takes the riders and crew to the beautiful area of Puglia, to the Campsite Spiaggia Lunga Village close to Vieste. We are expect...

Las Dunas Costa Brava: Caers & Neubauer claim even victories

May 26th, 2019

The ultimate day here at the EFPT Las Dunas Costa Brava has been all about the double elimination in howling winds with more to 40 knots at times. The riders started off on their 4.4s but had to rigg down to their 4.0s and below fairly soon. What seemed like a beautiful illusion at the start of the week, became reality today and provided the perfect playground for the remaining freestyle competiti...

Yentel Caers & Lennart Neubauer on top

May 25th, 2019

After a long waiting period over the last days, the sailors have been craving to finally start with the freestyle competition. The prayers for wind have been answered today and Costa Brava delivered amazing freestyle conditions from noon until the late evening. On an action packed day, the juniors single elimination had been finished as well as the the single elimination of the pros. The riders in...

Las Dunas Costa Brava: Who is Mathis Mollard

May 24th, 2019

After having an action packed day yesterday, filled with tow-in qualification fleet 2, the junior tow-in and the big final, today started super easy with not much schedulded program other than hoping for the wind to increase. With overcast weather, the tramontana unfortunately didn’t push through and the competition had eventually been called off at 4.30 pm. On this lay-day here at Costa Brava ...

Las Dunas Costa Brava: Tow-In Final

May 23rd, 2019

Day 3 at the Las Dunas Costa Brava, here at the Camping las Dunas, kicked off with the second tow-in qualification fleet, to determine the five remaining riders that would compete in the final. The agreement involved, that in case of no wind, the tow-in result would be official and would also count in the tow-in overall ranking of 2019. With a decent forecast for the weekend not all riders joined ...

Las Dunas Costa Brava: Day 2

May 22nd, 2019

Light offshore winds, flat water and clear skies provided a perfect arena for the first tow-in qualification round. The ten riders of round one, spun through some training runs to adjust the course and to warm-up and the competition was launched just after 11.00 am. With the best score counting out of three runs, the five riders with the highest points would advance to the final on Friday. [c...