Mistral was established in 1976 in Bassersdorf near Zurich (Switzerland). By 1986 Mistral had gained such an incredible international reputation which remains the envy of the industry to today. Today it's amongst the largest suppliers of inflatable stand up paddle boards and related sports and ranks still as the world’s most prestigious water sports, lifestyle company.
Mistral's intoxicating marketing imagery from the 1980s rocked the world of windsurfing and saw the brand establish itself as one of the most recognisable in all of watersports. In 2022, Mistral celebrated 46 years of leading and influencing the worlds of windsurfing and paddle boarding.