The WASZP Class is one of the fastest-growing classes in the world. We speak to sailors who sail in the class and have come through the class and onto bigger things in the professional space. We speak about our partnerships with professional leagues and teams, opportunities for our sailors and major WASZP events worldwide. We keep the stoke high and love connecting the Swarm globally!.
Ep 8 - European Champion - Markus Berthet
We speak to the new European Champion Markus Berthet of Norway and re-cap his stunning final day at the WASZP European Games in Quiberon. Markus takes us through his impressive journey to the top of the WASZP Class. He also speaks of the importance of family and the support he has received from Foiling Norway. Lastly, he touches on what makes the WASZP class a very special place to be and he can't wait to come down-under and compete in the 2023 International WASZP Games in Sorrento.
Ep 7 - European Games - wrap-up with Martin Evans
We take a deep breathe and look back on an insane European Games in Quiberon with Class Manager Martin Evans! Plus we look forward to the next events that will be seriously big in 23/24!
Ep 6 - Trevor Parekh & Tyler Bjorn - WASZP North America
If you are a sailor in North America, this episode is a must-listen. So much is happening in North America, and future markets are about to explode onto the scene. We catch up with the new distribution and class development team of Trevor Parekh and Tyler Bjorn to discuss, their backgrounds and their passion for the WASZP and turning North America into a foiling powerhouse.
We explore how the business is being set up to service all corners of North America, with unprecedented access to spare parts and new boats. While we speak to Tyler about class development, new events coming in 2023 and beyond as well as new partnership opportunities to help continue the growth of the sport in North America using the WASZP as the vehicle.
It is an exciting time to be a WASZP sailor, not just in North America but globally. With 145 entries currently for the European Games, strong entries for the Americas Championships and many internationals joining us in Australia at the end of the year for the WASZP Games it is the place to be.
Not to mention the WASZP Alumni that are achieving unbelievable things on the world stage in the professional space of SailGP, Americas Cup and other high-profile classes.
If you are a club, team, organisation or individual in North America, contact us today by hitting the button below.
The swarm is coming and nothing can stand in it's way!
Ep 5 - Gavin Ball
Gavin Ball from Hawaii has one hell of a story of how he got into sailing, from an encounter with a shark at 8yrs old, to winning SailGP Inspire and now onto an F50 and Youth Americas Cup trials with America Magic, it has been an amazing journey.
Ep 4 - Team Tilly - Jervis & Louis
The dynamic father and son combination taking Australian WASZP Sailing by storm. Jervis is the current President of the Australian WASZP Association and very proud Super-Master. At the same time, Louis is a young up-and-coming star who has come along in leaps and bounds in the last 12 months.
We touch on some important topics:
- The Australian Fleet
- How to get over the hump in a WASZP
- SailGP INSPIRE - Format & experience
- Global Event Circuit - The culture of the class
- The Future
Ep 3 - Sam Street & Elise Beavis - Part 2
In part 2 of our chat with NZ WASZP Stars Sam and Elise, we look towards the future. This includes, the Youth Americas Cup an Olympic campaign, 18ft skiffs and some more WASZP action for Sam.
While Elise talks about her role with Emirates Team New Zealand and the development of the AC40 as well as what it means for women in the sport moving forward.