Patrik Diethelm most probably is the most complete watersports designer on the planet.
Together with 3d-Designer Fabio Canella and a core team of highly qualified windsurfing and winging enthusiasts he is developing high level windsurfing boards and sails, fins, foils, wings and accessory.
Shaping and designing with more than 25 years of technical expertise, PATRIK is far more than just another name in windsurfing and wingfoiling. From the very beginnings as passionate windsurfers themselves to high-profile brand employees, designers and title-winning windsurfing professionals, Patrik Diethelm's and Karin Jaggi's decision to found their own brand PATRIK in 2010 was simply a progression that came very naturally. Today many of windsurfing’s finest products carry PATRIK’s name on it and the brand is continuing its path of becoming one of the leading brands in the sport.
Testing is a clearly defined process with millimetre refinements made and many prototypes produced before the final shapes get approved for production. Patrik Diethelm's shapes lay claim to over 50 world championship titles, more than 10 world records and countless national victories. Our boards offer an incredible strength to weight ratio and are known for the perfection of their craftsmanship. Same with sails, foils and fins: The way we test, fine-tune and push our products to the technical limits is unmatched in the industry.
Only few designers have been able to create products that attract both the professional athlete and the recreational surfer. Offering boards, sails, fins, foils and wings for each and every discipline, PATRIK is able to cover the needs of the entire sport. Allround but never average. Join our ride!
Any trend always takes its own course. To follow trends is a constant race against the clock, which inevitably leads to a change the following year. The history of the PATRIK brand has proven that they do not replace models for the sake of marketing. Instead, our development process is constantly leading to long lasting constructions and advanced designs that are sustainable, timeless in design and made to satisfy the highest demands of our customers.
Unlike many high-profile watersports brands, when you buy a PATRIK product, you are not buying a marketing hype, you are buying a real piece of knowledge and experience. One of our main priorities is to prove the quality of our products in order to build a trusting relationship with every single customer. Not only do we explain the range of use and the benefits of our products, but we also fully describe why and which materials we use. No secrets. No bullshit. Nothing but the real thing.
PATRIK is the only brand where all of the product models are 100% inspired, designed, shaped and tested by the same person. Patrik Diethelm's passion for the sport drives his endless quest for constant improvement. Pure performance is the outcome of his hard work and dedication. Karin Jaggi to this date the most successful female windsurfer on the planet is giving her heart and soul to make your ride an awesome experience. Our core team of designers, professionel windsurfers and product specialists transport the soul and identity of our brand right into your next session on the water.
Patrik Diethelm does not like to compromise. Every little detail must be evaluated and every question must get answered before a PATRIK product is ready to leave Western Australia. His constant thrive for the most clever solution leaves him brainstorming in the most unusual of situations and testing new innovative concepts where others get stuck. Karin Jaggis knowledge of windsurfing is unmatched. Her exciting career, which spans two decades, has taken her from windsurfing a instructor to a multiple world title holder in every discipline. Her advide is always welcome - to the design team and to the regular customer. The Italian designer Fabio Canella is bringing highly specialised tech knowledge, mathematical precision and a broad experience in 3d and computer-aided design into the company.