Windsurf at Wittering was held again at West Wittering beach over the weekend

29/30 Sept, this time the weather delivered the goods with sun and light winds

on Saturday and Force 5-6 and good swell on Sunday.

Over the two days we had 2200 cars through the gate with 150 windsurfers and

kitesurfers on the water on Sunday.

over £100,000 of test gear available from F2, Mistral, Arrows, Neil Pryde,

JP, North, Fanatic, Sailworks, AHD, Gaastra, Tushingham, Starboard, Quattro,

Drops, Hot Sails, RRD and Ezzy suppliers were kept busy over the two days.

Flexifoil, Wipika, Slingshot, Cabrinha and RRD were also at the event and Saturday

saw some pretty impressive kitesurfing from Ben Hambury, Jason Furness and Roger

from RRD.

Saturday nite saw the 2XS Team Whiteboarders party as usual, this was full

on with DJs, and the "Whiteboarders Strawpedo Challenge", the party

was really packed with around 400 people at the pub.

On Sunday the wind picked up with from an unsual southeasterly direction which

kicked up a good swell at high tide, with so many windsurfers on the water,

the rescue team from West Wittering Windsurfing Club were kept busy Keith Rathbone

and Rob Moss spending nearly 2 hours on the water rescuing windsurfers who were

freesailing and who had broken gear, one sailor was brought in with a broken

ankle.

With the good conditions on Sunday Stu Holland, Jem Hall, Matt Wemms, Dave

White and Dom Yule were looking good on the water. Ben Hambury gave a a full

on display of heavy weather kitesurfing.

2XS

Rookwood Road

West Wittering

Chichester

West Sussex

Po20 8LT 01243 512552