All of the newest 2004 windsurf and kitesurf kit is currently on show at Excel in London's Docklands. Most of the UK importers are on hand and taking orders from the public for delivery to their local retailer.

Some of the biggest names in windsurfing are due to attend, including Robbie Naish, Ricardo Campello, Kevin Pritchard, Kauli Seadi and over 50 of the UK's best windsurfers who are preparing for the first ever UK Indoor Windsurfing Championships.

The pool is hoped to reopen in time for Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th's first practice sessions - which will be open to public - and the competition proper will start on Monday 12th. Check out for the latest timetable.

This event is going to be huge - if you can make it to Excel's East Hall in London any time between now and Sunday 18th January, you really must.