UKWA News for 2005

Dahab Camel Cup Slalom Week

Gybing on the red sea. The 2005 Club Dahab Camel Cup has begun. The UK participants arrived on Sunday night, leaving behind the snow in return for some sun and a windy forecast for the week (apart from the 1st day!). Results and reports will be posted on their site every night... Lucy will make sure of that. There will also be some pics of the days activities, racing etc.

The best van in windsurfing is FOR SALE at last!

Volkswagon TDI van, green. Trevor Funnell takes delivery of his new Volkswagen Transporter T5 in mid March and is considering selling his Transporter T4. Many people will know T50REV, it is one of the best looking vans on the road and it goes pretty quick as well.

Keith Atkinson on the NeilPryde RS5

Keith and training buddies. I am currently training with NEILPRYDE team rider Wojtek Brzozowski and the Polish windsurfing team in sunny Egypt. We are staying in an amazing hotel situated on the beach of one of the best windsurfing locations I have ever sailed at!

Dan Ellis and Lucy Horward at the AWT

View from a hill looking over the windsurfing Lucy Horwood and Dan Ellis are leading the Asian Windsurfing Tour (AWT) rankings after round 4 here in Saipan , Micronesia , giving Fanatic and North a double at the top.

RSX update

RSX - feel the difference. The new website for the NP RS:X is now online. This website will be the reference point for all matters concerning the Neil Pryde RS:X and give you all the latest news on the progress of the Neil Pryde RS:X. RSX Website.

Luxury Easter Egg Competition 2005

Mystery Windsurfer. Guess who this (competent ‘young' athletic) windsurfer is and win a luxury Easter egg… no one has got this yet so there are 5 more clues!!

Youth Freestyle Camp in Egypt

Mark Hosegood Calling - all young improvers, movers and shakers! The first ever specifically dedicated youth freestyle camp will take place July 3rd-10th at the fabulous Club Dahab centre in Egypt.

PWA Indoor round up

Nik Baker charging after Steve Allen from down the ramp. The PWA indoor championships has been three days of freestyle, slalom and jumps for both the men and women. Following on from the first day, the big news was the Nik Baker would not be able to defend his indoor slalom title.

PWA day 1

Nik Baker launching down the ramp after Steve Allen The PWA Slalom kicked off in style today, the first of three days of competition. Each day follows the same format, with Freestyle after lunch, slalom in the afternoon, and jumps in the evening.

Day eight update

John Hibbard loops off the ramp. The show is progressing at pace, the gybes are getting better and the timed runs quicker. Baker is still out in front as far as gybing and tactics go but the rest of the fleet is hot on his heels.

First report from the indoors

The sailing is superb, hard as ever, and a couple of runs nearly sailing out the end of the pool after our first session they put up a net at the end of the pool to stop the windsurfers sailing into the crowd.

ASA Winter Warrior Series

The ASA (W) Winter Warrior Series 05 is being kindly hosted by Thorney Island Water Sports Centre (TIWSC) 47 RA Regt, Baker Barracks, Thorney Island.