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40 years of Windsurfing

The Windsurfer was developed in 1967 by

The Windsurfer was developed in 1967 by
aeronautical engineer/sailor Jim Drake and
computer analyst/surfer Hoyle Schweitzer, both

Southern Californians. The first board was built in

Jim's house in January that year, but details such

as centerboard, fin and the actual universal joint

were not even close to finalization.



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