WATCH: Sir Richard Branson pledges 'biggest and best' Hayling kitesurfing festival

Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson says this year's Hayling kitesurfing festival will be better than ever.

Wednesday, 31st May 2017, 10:58 am
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 8:50 pm
Sir Richard Branson at Hayling. Picture: Dan @ Kitesurfing Armada

The entrepreneur recorded a personal message urging people to support the event, which this year will be held on June 9-11.

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Sir Richard, who kitesurfed in the Virgin Kitesurfing Armada three years ago, said: 'It's been fantastic to see the festival growing each year since. I'm sure this year will be the biggest and best yet.'

He thanked people for supporting the event's charities - Virgin Unite and the Armada Trust.