Right at the doorstep

No driving, no traffic, just walking out of the house and enjoying what nature has to offer... Even though the wind direction was not perfect and winds were variable in strength. Here are some photos:

Nice conditions at home

It is unusually cold in northern Germany these days. But that seems to help with the wind. Yesterday was one of those perfect stormy summer days. One of those days, after a long spell without wind when you do not expect much only to be rewarded with nearly perfect conditions. Thanks to Markus for taking these pictures.

German Championships Sylt - Multivan Windsurf Cup 2017

After four intense days on the water with loads of heats sailed, I finished second in freestyle, shared fifth in waves and shared fourth overall. I could have done way better in the freestyle final but was exhausted after a long day, which had started with the wave discipline in the early morning at 6.30 and only ended at around 6 in the afternoon.
The contest was very professionally organized and it was good to sail in Westerland again. I hope to do better in the future and am motivated to push my level further.

Freestyle in Pozo - Testing the New Sailloft AIR

I spent the spring holidays in Pozo. Here are some photos from the trip thanks to Twan!

SUP-Session in Pozo

Instead of spending low-wind days off the water, stand-up paddling can be a nice way of staying fit and enjoying the ocean at the same time. Here are some photos from a recent session in tiny waves.


Never ending rain. An overcast sky. No reason to stay inside. Photos by Claudius and Caro, video filmed by Julia...

grey from Mathias Genkel on Vimeo.