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Mercedes Benz Sylt World Cup

The World Cup Sylt is one of the biggest and longest running windsurfing events on the planet. Featuring all of the three main disciplines, 200,000 spectators on the beach, and some of the most extreme conditions The Sylt World Cup is one not to be missed.

Mercedes Benz World Cup Crash

Unfortunately during the final heat of the day – Winners’ Final of Elimination 7 – a serious crash occurred between Pierre Mortefon (Fanatic / NorthSails / Chopper Fins) and Taty Frans (Starboard / GA Sails / Mystic) as the pack approached the first mark in winds exceeding 40 knots, which resulted in Frans needing urgent medical attention.

A Brand New Era For MK…

Paul Davey owned MK from 1991 to 2016. From 2017 onwards, Larry Chan is the new owner and has many new exciting plans for MK! Paul remains available for product design input and still re-grips booms ( Take a look at the About MK link to find out how MK used to make booms… by hand!