Archive | October, 2012

More Maui Makani Classic

Another couple of days of wind and waves here on Maui and the competition at Hookipa continues. Waves have been on the decline since Saturday’s peak, but still plenty to hold the competition. Not content to just compete, and win the pro single elimination, Kevin Pritchard has put together this video clip of the action […]

Maui Makani Classic Day 3

With a fairly big northwest swell rolling in and the return of light to moderate trade winds to Maui, competition kicked off today, starting with the pro heats. I arrived around 11am to an already packed Hookipa Beach Park that would just get more and more crowded as the day wore on. Official heats kicked […]

New Hotel Option for Your Maui Windsurfing Vacation

If you’re planning a windsurfing vacation on Maui and you plan to be sailing at Kanaha or Sprecks, there’s a new hotel option for you that can’t get be more convenient for vacationing Maui windsurfers – the new Marriott Courtyard Maui Kahului Airport. Located a mile from the airport, just over a mile or so to […]

Waves Coming for AWT Maui Makani Classic

The 2012 Maui Makani Classic kicked off yesterday morning with opening ceremonies at Hookipa.The event kicked off with a traditional Hawaiian blessing and ceremony followed by head judge Matt Pritchard briefing the competitors on what to expect. Matt then released the competitors for the day due to flat conditions and light wind. Get the full […]

2012 AWT Maui Makani Classic

Professional windsurfing competition returns to Maui this week with the return of the American Windsurfing Tour’s Maui Makani Classic. Registration kicks off Wednesday evening with the first day of potential competition on Thursday. See the full schedule of events below and stay tuned to the AWT site and AWT Facebook page for the most up-to-date […]