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Tiree Wave Classic, Tiree Wave Clinics….

The 2013 Tiree Wave Classic is just around the corner, the event kicks off on the 12th October and runs until the 18th, with a whole host of amateur, youth, master and pro wavesailors heading to the Hebrides. The 2013 contest is all about the amateur fleets and helping everyone progress their windsurfing through fun […]

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Tiree Wave Classic 2012 – FINAL RESULTS

Tiree failed to deliver conditions big or long enough to run Pro elimination heats. However, Balephuil served up some impressive waves and hosted a Pro’s Expression competition.Reigning champ Ben Proffitt beating the 2012 tour leader, Phil Horrocks into 2nd. Cornwall hero Andy King closely behind with 3rd and Sam Neal a well deserved 4th. The […]

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IAN ROSS LEADS THE WAY AS AMATEURS IMPRESSS

TIREE WAVE CLASSIC BUILDING TO A THRILLING CLIMAX Cornwall windsurfer Ian Ross emerged as the leader of the amateur fleet as the 2012 Tiree Wave Classic continued in inconsistent conditions. The 36-year-old beat Wales’ Alfie Hart into second place, with Scottish regular Scottie McDowell third and Bangor University student Tom Bennett-Lloyd fourth. They battled through […]

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Day 5 – Tiree Wave Classic 2012

With a late finish there is only time for a brief update…so here are the results for Day 2. Unfortunately the forecast never quite lived up to its promise but with the sailors on standby from 7.45am we were able to complete some exciting heats at Crossapol. The Ladies, Masters and Youths fought through difficult […]

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DEBBIE KENNEDY LEADS AS TIREE WAVE CLASSIC GETS UNDERWAY

LADIES AND MASTERS FLEET SEE ACTION AS CONDITIONS IMPROVE Waves roared into the Inner Hebrides as the 26th Tiree Wave Classic finally got underway. After four frustrating days waiting for the gusts to pick up, Wednesday saw an afternoon of top windsurfing action, with a ten-strong ladies fleet able to complete five thrilling rounds of […]

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Day 1 – Tiree Wave Classic 2012

Light winds and glorious sun greeted the sailors on day 1. Competitors were treated to a welcome brief conducted by the Puravida and BWA team. Head judge, Mark ‘Sparky’ Hosegood and the judges team spent the afternoon running with the Amateur fleets running through competition training. BWA Tour Manager, Nigel Treacy, posted the heat sheets […]

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BWA Tiree Wave Classic 2012

Windsurfers from across the globe will descend on the Isle of Tiree for 26th Year of the Tiree Wave Classic. The Tiree Wave Classic is the most prestigious and longest standing windsurfing event in the British calendar, and after celebrating its 25th Anniversary with a record breaking 3 rounds of competition, it’s back at full […]

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Ben Proffitt Wins The 2011 Tiree Wave Classic

BACK TO BACK PROFFITT WINS TIREE WAVE CLASSIC On a thrilling final day of action, defending champion Ben Proffitt battled back to win the 2011 Tiree Wave Classic. It capped a memorable week of windsurfing for the 25th anniversary of the prestigious event, which is held on the Hebridean isle of Tiree in Scotland.Proffit, 33, […]

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Big Tuesday

Big Breaks Whisky Tuesday with Tomy Armstrong

Big Breaks Whisky Tuesday with Tomy Armstrong I’m relieved to say that we managed a rest today after ‘Big Tuesday’ was back on the bill for this week.  Colin who has established the rocking night will be with us on ‘Even Bigger Friday’ to play a set at the closing party but couldn’t make the […]

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Day 4 Update

Light cross-onshore winds at Balephuil. First heat was the Masters double elimination which saw big Davey Edmiston start a charge through the pack. Unfortunately conditions didn’t stand up long enough to complete the elimination as Head Judge Duncan Coombes called it a day for the sailors. And with more wind and waves forecast for the […]

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