Rainy and windy conditions on day 1 and 2 at the 2012 Down Under Pro at Hawks Nest, New South Wales


Paulo dos Reis (Bra-3333) dominates the event (Pic: Sean O´Brien).


57 Formula windsurfers are fighting for the title at the 2012 Down Under Pro at Hawks Nest, New South Wales, Australia. The conditions were tough so far. Heavy rains and strong winds made racing very difficult. Paulo do sReis from Brazil could win all seven races, which were held on teh first two days and took a clear lead in front of Jesper Vesterstrom, who spent several weeks in Australia already. In third is Wilhelm Schurmann, the best placed light wind sailor, who does not miss any of the Formula events.


Results after 2 days at Hawks Nest.


Watch the clip and see, what happens, if the wind gets too strong for the Formula discipline.

Down Under Pro 2012 Race days 1 and 2 highlights from VMG Blades on Vimeo.