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Milos Beach Lefkada Freestyle Open – Day 3

May 31st, 2015

With a wind forecast that left us with low expectations for the morning, the skippers meeting was once again set for 12.00am. What we learned by now though is that this place is full of surprises when it comes to the weather conditions. Already shortly after midday Milos Beach delivered the famous thermical wind of Lefkada. The first possible start was timed for 2.00pm. The riders looked powered ...

Milos Beach Lefkada Freestyle Open – Day 2

May 30th, 2015

After the disappointing news from yesterday when we weren't allowed to send the riders out on the water due to a restriction by the port-police on day 2 everything was looking better from the start: the permit was arranged, the buoy course was set and everbody was ready for the first EFPT freestyle event in 2015. The thermical wind started as forecasted around mid-day and increased hour by hour. R...

Milos Beach Lefkada Freestyle Open – Day 1

May 29th, 2015

After a three-year break, the European Freestyle Pro Tour was brought back to the beaches of Lefkada by Christos Stratos who is the local organiser and owner of the Milos Beach Resort. Being a passionate windsurfer himself it was just a matter of time that the urge of getting some of the best freestyle windsurfers of Europe won over the motivation of the Greek to organise the Milos Beach Lefkada F...

EFPT Lanzarote – Day 2

July 10th, 2014

With a rather marginal forecast we started the day with the skippersmeeting at 10.00am this morning. Just as the day before though, an unusual weather situation over the islands of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura led to a messed up windsystem and cloudy skies. Just before midday there were some dark clouds passing through bringing some sailable gusts. Jeremy Pl├╝ss (Tabou/Gaastra) and Hugo de Sousa (...