Young Academic brought you news of the Boardmasters Festival line-up last week and now we have all the news you need about the sun and the surf!  The Relentless Energy Drink Boardmasters Festival will see the very best in international surfing this year, with the newly upgraded 6 Star World Tour Event. To celebrate 30 years of the festival, the Men’s surf event has been upgraded from a 5 to 6 Star event, bringing the biggest stars in Men’s surf to Fistral Beach.

The jewel in the Boardmaster’s crown is the Men’s surfing event bringing the cream of the top International surfers to the Newquay waves, including: Kolohe Andino (USA) Roydon Bryson (ZAF) Maxime Huscenot (FRA) Roy Powers (HAW) and Tom Whittaker (AUS) among many more! The upgrade has boosted the event up to one of the elite stops on the World Tour, with $145,000 in prize money; it is a huge boost for UK surf!

The Tuaca Longboard Pro will see the top longboarders in the world competing for the vital ratings points and the $15,000 prize money. Newquay resident and World Games Silver medallist Ben Skinner will be competing to keep the title in his home town, against some stiff international competition.

The women’s Tuaca Longboard Pro is a 6 star event with the very best in international talent fighting for top honours. Local Newquay resident Candice O’Donnell will be taking on the competition to win on her home waves.

Full line up and festival info is below. For all the latest news please check it out at: www.boardmasters.co.uk

Relentless Energy Drink Boardmasters is Europe’s only surf, skate and music festival offering the ultimate in World Class surf and music. Set over two locations Boardmasters 2011 brings some exciting new additions.

As a celebration of 30 years of surfing at Fistral Beach the event has upgraded its Men’s ASP surf event to a 6 star event which will bring the best up and coming surfers on the planet to the festival.

In a move to represent all aspects of surfing, Relentless Energy Drink Boardmasters will introduce longboarding – including a 3 Star Men’s ASP event and 6 Star Ladies ASP event. With these new and upgraded events, Boardmasters will invest in its core surfing heritage and truly represent surfing as a whole.

LISTINGS INFORMATION

Relentless Energy Drink Boardmasters Festival in Association with Vans 2011

When: 10th-14th August

Where: Fistral Beach & Watergate Bay – Newquay – Cornwall

Tickets:

Weekend camping ticket £85 + booking fee

Weekend ticket no camping £65 + booking fee

VIP weekend ticket with camping £164 + booking fee

Single day tickets £36 + booking fee

Website: www.relentlessboardmasters.com

And just in case you had forgotten, the amazing line up is as follows…

Wednesday 10th August

We Are The Ocean / Deaf Havana / Everything Burns @ Beach Sessions

Thursday 11th August

Newton Faulker / Charlie Simpson @ Beach Sessions Sponsored by REEF

Friday 12th August

Ali Love / Andy C / Back Beat Soundsystem / Bangers / Benjamin Francis Leftwich

Benji Boko / Benny MC / Ben Montague / Bombay Bicycle Club / Brother and Bones / Catalyst & Treazon / Charlie Simpson / Cloud Control / Crazy P / Crazy Arm / Crisis / Crocus / Devinyl & Leroy / DJ Yoda / Eliza Doolittle / Everything Burns / Flashguns / Francesqa / Friends Electric / Gentleman’s Dub Club / John Smith / Johnny G / Kids In Glass Houses DJ Set / Kasa / Klaxons / Krafty Kuts / Mr. Nice & Maxxi P / Re-Defeat & Grudge / RSB / Pippa Marias / Premise & Palm / Rich Thomas / The Skints / Siqnote & Digityl / Skindred / Solo Collective / DJ’s Stanton Warriors / Straight Lines / Stringer Bessant / Submental / Tom Law / Tom Odell / Twin Atlantic / Urban Knights / Winter Mountain Band / Yaaks

Saturday 13th August

Art Brut / Ashley T & Greg Ziziglue / Ben Howard / Beth Rowley / Bleeding Knees Club /

Breakage / Charlie G / Crowns / CJ Beatz / Deluxx / Dub The Earth / Easy Star Allstars / Fatboy Slim / Freerange DJs / Freestylers / Gay For Johnny Depp / Hyper / I Am Harlequin /

Jaguar Skills / James Owen Fender / The King Blues / King Charles / Leatherhead / Lori Campbell / Lower Than Atlantis / Maverick Sabre / Max Raptor / Me vs. Hero / More Diamonds / Qemists / Scratch Perverts / Solo Collective DJs / Spokes / Snatch The Wax / Stereo MCs / Stuttering Munx & Steve Lid / Sub Focus Live / Suitnoir / Tim Nice & Steve Lid / Tom Cary Tom Costelloe & Tommie Quick / Tom Starr / Trevor Moss & Hannah Lou / The Violet May / Will Bailey / Willy Mason / Wolf Gang / Zane Lowe

Sunday 14th August:

Dub Pistols Live / Dancefloor Outlaws @ Beach Sessions

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