Tiree Wave Classic celebrates 30th anniversary

The ‘Tiree Wave Classic 2016 - Year 30’, the longest running professional windsurfing event in the world is almost upon us. Founded in 1986, the event showcases the best of the UK’s windsurfing talent across a number of fleets ranging from Juniors to World Cup Professional Windsurfers in an iconic and world famous location – the Isle of Tiree.

With continued support from both EventScotland and Argyll & Bute Council the Tiree Wave Classic has been able to grow its place within the British tour and bring more families to Scotland than ever before.

Paul Bush, OBE, VisitScotland’s Director of Events, said: “Supported through EventScotland’s International Programme, the Tiree Wave Classic sheds the spotlight on Scotland’s stunning natural landscape, encouraging windsurfers from across the world to visit one of Europe’s longest-established destinations for the sport.”

“We are delighted to support the event in its 30th year and welcome the announcement that local residents are going to have a greater say than ever in the ongoing success of an immensely important annual occasion for the community.”

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