Detail information event

Event nameKA Sails & Locosys: Summer Speed Challenge
Start DateSunday, January 1, 2012
End DateMonday, July 1, 2013
Event contactinfoAndrew Daff
Event moderatorOnno Pierik
Event sponsorKA Sails, Locosys

  Event description and NOR

Sandy Point goes Doppler - 1 to 31 January 2008

All Australian & Overseas Windsurfers are invited to the World’s first InternationalGPS Doppler Speed Windsurfing Event

Windsurfing Victoria, KA Sail and Locosys Navi GT-11 present a Speed Challenge at Shallow Inlet, 3 hours from Melbourne, Australia.

This is a freesailing event for EVERYONE – not just another competition for the top guys – open to men, women & youngsters of all ages & standards – on any windsurfing gear, new or old.

Participate whenever you want to during the month - that's the joy of GPS.
WITH no entry fee!
PLUS loads of prizes to be awarded at random amongst our non-sponsored riders.
PLUS overall rankings in various categories – with trophies for the winners.

PLUS Locosys have offered a cash prize of US$1000 to any windsurfer who exceeds the world speedsailing records, currently set (over 500m) at:
  • Men - Finian Maynard - 48.70 knots
  • Women - Karin Jaggi - 41.25 knots

    Our aim is to:
  • Share the incredible FUN of warm Summer speedsailing at Sandy Point with as many people as possible – veterans, newcomers, and everyone in between
  • Showcase the new Doppler GPS speed recording system – which is much more accurate than the earlier trackpoint methods
  • Spread the GPS message – by offering the very latest Locosys Navi GT-11 technology to competitors at an amazing price
  • De-mystify GPS use – through helping our participants to set up their units, download results etc.

    For general info about Sandy Point - and speed windsurfing - visit our Sandy Point Speed website.
  •   Event messages

    Event subscribers
    1Andrew Daff45.02
    2Mathew Robertson44.02