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Francis wins the Golden Ticket to Maui

Congratulations to Francis Goodwin who has been announced as winner of the biggest prize in windsurfing: BOARDS / The Windsurfing Movie ‘Golden Ticket’ to Maui. Francis and his wife Heather win tickets to the Magic Isle, a cameo in The Windsurfing Movie 2, a party in their honour, plus a Goya board and rig to bring home.

A shortlist of ten BOARDS subscribers was randomly chosen to compete for the Golden Ticket by submitting a video to While a few people made some entertaining videos, Francis Goodwin’s left no-one in any doubt who the winner should be. On hearing that he’d won, Francis said “I’m pretty blown away by the whole thing, still trying to get my head around it!” Check out his submission at the foot of this page: a worthy winner indeed…

Dave White, our very own Willy Wonka, dropped in to West Wittering to catch-up with Francis and his family on Saturday. Despite the lack of wind and freezing temperatures it turned out to be an interesting afternoon (see more pictures at Francis has raised a crazy bunch that appear to be up for anything – and no sooner had the champagne cork popped, Francis announced he wanted to make it a family trip. Yep: looks like three generations of Goodwins might be off to Maui in April!


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