Category Archive: Windsurf Blog

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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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Apr 07

What speed & slalom fin does Jurjen van der Noord use in different conditions?

We caught up with Jurjen van der Noord who has been riding for Black Project Fins now for a few years and asked him what slalom and speed fin he uses and when. Hopefully his input will help empower you to choose the right fins in the online store or at your local dealer. Name: …

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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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Feb 12

More Fins = Less Excess Baggage & Reduced Carbon Footprint

We live in cost conscious and environmentally aware times and hence adding an extra set of fins might actually save you money and reduce your carbon foot print. Can a new set of fins actually save you money? Jip first approached me with his dilemma some time ago, together he and his partner Inge had …

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Feb 01

Supercharge your STARBOARD BLACK BOX 107 with Black Project Fins

The Black Box from Starboard is a very interesting board which created a new breed of board in the market. As our underlying parameters change we need to consider carefully how we adjust our approach to ensure that we are optimizing performance correctly. There are three possible options with this board however it is suggested …

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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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Jan 11

Matt smashes his PB with XLS 19cm speed prototype at West Kirby

2015 is already producing some good speeds, UK based speed sailor Matty York (Starboard, Point 7, Black Project) reports after smashing his personal best with one of our prototype speed fins.   West Kirby (UK) 10th January 2015  “The forecast for Scotland was 100mph winds, so we where hoping it would be windy a little …

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Dec 26

Zeper to the Max (Video)

Netherlands based Black Project freestyler Paul Zeper drops his latest edit in a stunning and thought provoking mix filmed at home and featuring our Freestyle Control.   More to follow…

Dec 12

Rider Focus – Matty York UK Speed Sailor

Since starting Black Project the one thing I have realized is the degree of community spirit, support and togetherness we all share with fellow riders around the world. There are endless variables and ways to enjoy the sport of windsurfing and in this new series of blog posts we will feature some of our riders …

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Dec 09

FreeDELTA RE arrives home at the RENE EGLI center in Fuerteventura

Finally seeing images of the FreeDELTA RE in use at the Rene Egli Windsurfing Center in Fuerteventura is extremely rewarding. From start to finish this has been an excellent project and it is great to be working closely with such an iconic brand in our sport. Working closely with Fran and the instructors we designed a …

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