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RYA Youth Camp Tiree 2014

RYA Youth Camp WEB LOWRES from Jim Puravida on Vimeo. Tiree offers some of the best conditions to learn to windsurf in the UK, and Wild Diamond is one of the busiest RYA Recognised centres as a result!  Although the more exposed beaches are famous for the conditions that wave sailors from all over the […]

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Day 3 2014

Why do you love wavesailing? We catch up with some of the competitors that have made the journey to Tiree with a good forecast closing in. Produced by Red Handed TV Day3Tiree14 WebLowRes from Jim Puravida on Vimeo. Tiree Wave Classic 2014 is funded by Argyll &Bute Council and supported by EventScotland the BWA, Puravida […]

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Day 1 2014

With the best pro riders in the UK all registered for the Tiree Wave Classic, all the team are on standby at Balephuil Beach in the hope of grabbing some waves and warming up for the winds forecast to come through stronger and stronger as the week goes on!  The swell is forecast to build […]

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2014 Preview

TIREE WAVE CLASSIC 2014 PREVIEW

As the storms hit the Scottish Hebrides many riders have already made their way north!  A good crew have been enjoying world class action on the Isle of Lewis and it even looks like the ferries may at risk of delays due to massive wind and swells hitting this week! The long term forecast looks […]

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PRE-ENTRY IS NOW OPEN!

Tiree Wave Classic Pre-Entry is now open online! As the UK climate remains fairly calm and warm still, the Scottish Hebrides have been enjoying some good winds already leading up to the Tiree Wave Classic 2014 Traditionally the temperatures are mild up there this time of year but the winter winds and swells have already […]

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TIREE DATES CONFIRMED

Firstly thank you for your patience. Those who have been following our efforts to deliver this year’s  Tiree Wave Classic will appreciate the difficulties providing staff and Judges due to the new PWA La Torche event. Our options became limited with ferry timings and crew availability. However, thanks to the efforts of the working team […]

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RECORD BREAKER PROFFITT WINS TIREE WAVE CLASSIC AGAIN

Professional windsurfer Ben Proffitt has written himself into the sport’s history books after winning the Tiree Wave Classic for an unprecedented fourth year in a row. On a thrilling final day of action, the Shropshire sailor beat off a spirited challenge from Welshman Phil Horrocks to reclaim the title and with it an engraved broadsword. […]

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PROFFITT RESUMES POSITION AS WIND ROARS INTO TIREE

Defending Tiree Wave Classic champion Ben Proffitt has taken the lead in the 27th year of the prestigious windsurfing competition as action got underway in sensational style. A top-class pro fleet battled it out off Balephuil beach, with a thrilling four-man British line-up from the Professional Windsurfers Association (PWA) making the final. Proffitt, from Shropshire, […]

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RECORD NUMBERS FOR 2013 TIREE WAVE CLASSIC

A record field of 53 windsurfers has registered for the 2013 Tiree Wave Classic. It is the most prestigious and longest standing competition of its type and takes place on the Inner Hebridean isle of Tiree. The impressive tally beats the previous record of 52, which occurred in the special 25th anniversary year of 2011. […]

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Saturday 12th October – Registration Day

Jim Brooks-Dowsett – Event Organiser from Puravida Boardriders reports from a stunning and sun drenched Isle of Tiree Set to a stunning back drop of Sunny Tiree the first day’s registration and briefing was under way. You can hardly believe it’s October in some kind of heat wave, with Ben and Bubble paddle boarding from […]

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