Back in the late 1960s, when Jim Drake and Hoyle Schweitzer invented the original Windsurfer, windsurfing took off as a sport and within the late 70’s became the world’s quickest growing water activity. 

Seeking to ride this new wave, the Windglider was designed in 1976, and given its better build characteristics, was chosen late in 1983 to be used when boardsailing became an Olympic event at Los Angeles 1984 Olympics. (more