For anyone wanting to witness the ultimate in windsurfing, South West Ireland

is the place to be from 4-13 October 2001 where there will be 10 days of wave

action culminating in the Ireland Wave 2001, a PWA World Tour Grand Prix at

Brandon Bay, Castlegregory, County Kerry.

If conditions are anything like they were last year, both competitors and spectators

are going to have their minds taken well beyond their comfort zones...

The immediate impact area encompasses the villages of Brandon, Cappagh, Cloghane,

Kilcummin, Stradbally, Castlegregory, Fahamore and Kilshannig, with a spillover

to Dingle Town.

The Event is scheduled as follows:


Thursday 4 to Saturday 6 October

Sports Media Ireland (SMI) in association with the Irish Windsurfing Association

(IWA) is hosting an Open International Wave Sailing event for sailors from all

around the world to compete for up to 8 places in the Ireland Wave 2001, a PWA

World Tour Grand Prix.

IRELAND WAVE 2001 (Sponsored by Sport Ireland)

A PWA World Tour Grand Prix

Sunday 7 to Saturday 13 October

SMI are hosting the Ireland Wave 2001.

Think windsurfers. Think waves. Think windsurfers launching themselves off waves.



Wednesday 4 to Saturday 13 October

The Festival will wrap around the 2 above events with beach activities and

evening entertainment to include:

  • A hot tub on the beach each day
  • Windsurfing freestyle demonstrations
  • WOWI demonstration (Women of Windsurfing Ireland)
  • Watersports classes for beginners (windsurfing, surfing, diving, sailing,


  • Commercial Village in Castlegregory
  • Beach competitions

AND the pubs in the locality are LEGENDARY

Be there?

Be blown away.