WHITEAIR success....

2 September 2007

The first formula windsurfing Grand Prix to take place in the uk was won by Gonzalo Costa Hoevel (ARG3).

Steve, Gonzalo and Jesper on the winners podium.

Seven races were completed over the 5 days of the Whiteair Festival in predominantly light to medium offshore winds. All the sailors considered the event a great success and are looking forward to returning in 2008.

Steve Allen (AUS0), the current world champion, claimed second place on a tie break from Jesper Vesterstrom (DEN111).

First master and first GBR sailor was Xavier Ferlet in 8th place overall. GBR youth sailors did not disgrace themselves in such a high quality fleet - Dan Simpson also finishing 1st youth and 12th overall.

Xavier, unknown, and Dan simpson receiving the prizes from Ian Jones.