Founded 1991 in France by Fabien Vollenweider. Fabien is famous for producing incredible performance windsurfing boards. He has been shaping for over 20 years and is a shareholder of the brand. He lives for windsurfing and is extremely passionate about creating leading edge designs that impress all riders. He works closely with top international team riders and is known for making the best boards on the planet! Performance, ease of use in any conditions you can find.
Our philosophy has always been to provide functional equipment of the highest quality. Gaastra was first established in 1897, since then progression always has and always will be our greatest addiction. In windsurfing Gaastra has been a renowned market leader since 1980 with incredible records on and off the water. Some of the biggest names in the sport including Robby Naish, Pete Cabrinha, Pascal Maka, Robert Teriitehau, the Pritchard Brothers and many more have taken the sport of windsurfing to new levels while part of Team Gaastra.