Category Archive: AWT

Nov 18

14yr old Jake ‘the ripper’ Schettewi destroys Ho’okipa (Video)

Anyone who has sat on the cliff at Ho’okipa these past months will have seen 14yr old Jake Scfhettewi (and brother Max) ripping it up at the Point. Originally based in Florida these two brothers moved to Maui to windsurf and the results are pretty spectacular. Jake and Max both joined Black Project Fin in the …

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Nov 12

Morgan Noireaux wins PWA Aloha Classic (Again!) with his MiniEPIC quad wave fin set up

Congratulations to Morgan Noireaux who claimed his second straight PWA Aloha Classic title in dramatic fashion on what was dubbed Super Sunday at Ho’okipa. Morgan’s Hot Sails Maui team mate Kauli Seadi (3 x World Champion) had previously stormed through the double elimination bracket but could not match the 21yr old Maui local. Morgan’s superior …

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Sep 09

Morgan Noireaux in Peru (Video)

Black Project team rider Morgan Noireaux has just released his latest video which was filmed in Peru during August. Learn more about the MiniEPIC fins which he uses here.   More to follow…

Jun 07

Jake & Max Schettewi join Black Project Fins

We are thrilled to unveil Maui based rippers Jake Schettewi & Max Schettewi as team riders for Black Project Fins. Max and Jake have been impressing at Ho’okipa this past winter. Once they secured their spots on the American Windsurfing Tour for the 2015 season the time was right for them to join the stacked wave …

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Apr 15

Do you have the right size wave fins?

I have just returned from Ho’okipa and following some interesting chats on the guard rail about fin sizes for smaller riders I thought I would share some insight. The wave fins which come as standard with many production board will be too big for many smaller riders under 65kg.    Take 4 x AWT Champion …

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Mar 29

Russ & Ruben reflect on a dream mission to Cabo Verde with the AWT

2015 saw a new addition to the American Windsurfing Tour calendar and Black Project riders #RussFaurot and #RubenLemmens were never going to miss this opportunity. Unfortunately PWA Aloha Classic champion #MorganNoireaux had to cancel his plans at the last minute as his replacement passport had not arrived in time. Black Project owner #ChrisFreeman was in attendance …

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Jan 14

Aloha Classic Champion Morgan Noireaux looks back on an amazing year! (VIDEO)

Morgan Noireaux with his fluid, powerful and nonchalant style has exploded onto the world scene following his win the PWA World Tour Aloha Classic but those at his home break and on the American Windsurfing Tour had seen it coming. Thanks to Kevin Pritchard and JP AUSTRALIA for putting together this great video and interview. …

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Nov 16

Morgan claims his maiden PWA victory at Aloha Classic with his MiniEPICs

What a month it has been for Black Project Fins’ team rider 20yr old Morgan Noireaux from Haiku, Maui. We are thrilled for Morgan who not only has claimed his first PWA victory but also the first PWA victory for Black Project Fins.  Having watched Morgan sail these past years in a range of conditions …

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Oct 03

“Speed and Control” – MiniEPIC Customer Feedback with Goya 84 Custom Quad

Traveling with the American Windsurfing Tour (AWT) enables me to meet many riders who we would otherwise only know via emails and names. It was great to meet Jad in Peru during the Pacasmayo Classic and he wanted to try some fins on his GOYA 84 Custom Quad board. All went very well and he …

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Aug 30

Morgan Noireaux unleashed (video)

Fresh from his win in Mexico Morgan went straight back to college in Hawaii, a new breed, he balances full time study with full time windsurfing. Traveling this summer with Morgan I have learnt so much about life and windsurfing, the unassuming teenager wise beyond his years is ever motivated and a true inspiration on …

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