The voting was definitely very close with the lead changing 3 times over the eight weeks of voting. But in the end a very popular winner Ben Proffitt came out on top.
Speed @ UK Windsurfing Association
Weymouth Speedweek took place from 18th -24th of October, and was the most successful event since 2006!
Weymouth Speed Week and the UKWA Spartan Speed Championships are over. It was a fantastic week with an amazing 8 rounds of speed windsurfing.
The competition was tight from the five nominees' with the lead changing many times. After a two month public vote the UKWA Windsurfer of the year has been decided.
With over 1,000 votes so far, it is neck and neck between a couple of the candidates. Voting closes on the 30th Dec, get in soon.
Zara Davis is in Luderitz Namibia trying to improve on her record of 45.83 knots. She gives you an insight into the event and how a record breaking speed run is achieved.
A hard fought battle between saw Kevin Greenslade winning out at the end with a top speed of 33.11 knots.
Tuesday was the lightest winds they have all week and of course its the day National BBC 1 breakfast sports presenter Mike Bushell visits WSW!
For updates on Speed week, Facebook is the best place to catch them. Results, stats, pictures and everything.
The UKWA AGM was held at Herne Bay Sailing Club on 26 May 2013, including election of officers and a constitution change proposed.
The UK Windsurfing Association AGM 2013 will be held at Herne Bay Sailing Club During Cup 2, followed by a One Hour Open Sailors Meeting, your chance to let the committee know your thoughts.
Successful Sail number aplicants
The world best speed sailors have descended on the small town of Luderitz, Namibia.