In July 2009 Anders Bringdal became the new licence holder of Mistral Windsurfing having been associated with the previous owner, Boards and More. Despite efforts to maintain the IMOD, logistics, time and money dried up for what had been a hugely successful race board. An Equipe III was created but it seemed the end of the road. In 2008 Mistral had released the Pacifico, its first SUP board. Ernstfried Prade returned to Mistral in an advisory capacity.