Windsurfing is a surface water sport that you will need a dry bag for involving a windsurf board, also commonly called a sailboard, usually two to five meters long and powered by a single sail . The rig is connected to the board by a free-rotating flexible joint.

The sport could be considered a hybrid between sailing and surfing.

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Slalom and SuperX are races where many sailors compete on a course

 

In windsurfing competitions, there are the following disciplines:
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Slalom Super X, Speed Racing WaveFreestyle

 

     
Freestyle and Wave are judged competitions , the sailor with best technique and diversity wins.

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Lessons can be taken with a school.

With coaching and favorable conditions, the basic skills of sailing
steering, and turning can be learned within a few hours
Competence in the sport and mastery of more advanced maneuvers such as planing,

Windsurfing also includes speed sailing,         slalom, course racing and freestyle disciplines.

Though windsurfing is possible in winds from near 0 to 50 kts
the ideal conditions for planing are 15-25 with more common lighter winds
resulting in displacement mode sailing.
 
The sailboard might be considered the most minimalistic version of the modern sailboat
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with the major exception that steering is accomplished by the rider tilting and rotating the mast and sail or, when planing, carving the board, rather than with a rudder.
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Windsurfers can travel over flat, calm water as long as there is enough wind; they can also cut into breaking waves and perform spectacular stunts.
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Windsurfing, as a sport and recreational activity,

did not emerge until the later half of the twentieth century.

Because of the financial stakes in the manufacture and sale of windsurfing equipment

there has been considerable dispute and litigation

between parties claiming
 the rights to the invention.

Different courts in different

jurisdictions have recognized different inventors

clouding any possibility of clear attribution.

However, what is clear from the historical record is that windsurfing,

as it is known today, owes much if not all to the promotion and

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