Tampa Bay Windsurfing

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Tampa Bay Windsurfing

This is the first in what I hope will be numerous articles about the many windsurfing communities in Florida as I plan to travel around the state this summer to visit, windsurf and meet new friends. Tampa Bay are my…

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Bonaire or my short board adventure

In January my wife and I enjoyed a week in Bonaire.  Bonaire is best known as one of the best locations in the Caribbean for Scuba and Snorkeling but on the east side of the island is a small bay…

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Sailboarding – A great Florida option

This weekend I took advantage of the beautiful weather and light winds and went sailboarding around Shell Key and Fort DeSoto near St. Pete Beach.  (Windsurfers are sailors first and only when the wind picks up do we advance to…

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Glide 2990 in Tampa

It isn’t everyday one gets to windsurf with an Olympic Gold Medalist but more importantly Bruce Kendall is a wonderful “dude” and we had a great week at the WSA (World Sailing Association) and sailing in Clearwater.  Thanks Bruce! I’m…

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Catching Up

Last post in October – OUCH! Upcoming posts: Update on Glide 2990 – Great fun meeting Bruce and trying out the 2990. My adventures moving from a longboard (Kona One) to a short board. Trip to Bonaire! Winter in Tampa…

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ABK Windsurf Camp in Cocoa Beach!

More Windsurfing news!  The fall (windy season) kicked off with the Kona US Nationals in Pensacola and Kona Worlds in Clearwater.  Bruce Kendall, Olympic Gold and Bronze Medalist is coming to Sarasota to demo the Glide 2990 Olympic 2024 proposal…

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Olympic Windsurfing

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Exciting news for the Sarasota/Tampa Bay region.  Olympic Gold and Bronze medalist, Bruce Kendall is going to be in town for the World Sailing Annual Conference. Bruce is in town to demo and advocate for the Glide 2990 to be…

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Kona Worlds

Off to Kona Worlds this weekend.  This is my second year participating in the races and I hope I do better (finish) this year! The forecast is for strong winds on Friday (practice day) and Saturday as well.  I hope the…

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Welcome October!

Time to celebrate the beginning of Windy Season! Tune up and update your equipment, reconnect with your windsurfing community and get back on the water! (I visited North Beach Windsurfing yesterday to chat with Britt and Karen and update my…

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Building support for Windsurfing

It always concerns me when someone reports via Facebook or other social media that an area has been closed to Windsurfing. We hear news that Lifeguards state we are a danger to swimmers and arbitrarily restrict access, City Councils that…

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