The 2011 Downunder Pro – Oceanic and Australian Formula Windsurfing Championships concluded on Saturday with an action packed 8 races taking place over the four-day regatta at picturesque Jimmy’s Beach, Hawks Nest. The strong 50 competitors including World´s number 2 from Brasil, Wilhelm Schurmann (Starboard/Neilpryde) had a challenging trial of races with winds reaching 25 knots on the course. He kept a cool head and took the clear victory in the end with 7 single elimination wins out of 8.
Brasilian Wilhelm Schurmann took the event win dominating the racing by winning 7 out of 8 races over the event. His second time sailing in this part of New South Wales he commented his win as following:
“This spot is simply incredible! We had wind every single day, it was just perfect for sailing or any outdoor activities for that matter. I was able to bring some other Brasilian friends of mine down this year and we all had a great time! I’ll definitely be back next year once again” (Wilhelm Schurmann).