Windsurfing UK Kit Tests

Control and composure – RRD Hardcore Wave 88 LTD V6 windsurfing board test

Whether charging down the line conditions or looking for ultimate control in gnarly winds and confused seas having the right kit for the job is key. Enter RRD’s Hardcore Wave 88L V6 ready and willing to get riders revved up and out there amongst it in all manner of wave environments. At 88L RRD’s Hardcore Wave will be perceived as on […]

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Erin Watson and Isaac Lines win 2018 RYA RS:X Youth National Championships

Words: Will Carson Pics: Paul Wyeth/RYA. Erin Watson was today crowned RS:X youth national champion for the second year running as Isaac Lines scooped the coveted title in the boys’ fleet for the first time. Aviemore sailor Watson, 18, dominated the girls’ fleet at the three-day regatta in Portland Harbour, Dorset, notching up four wins over the eight races and […]

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Reap what you sow – Witchcraft Reaper 102 windsurf board test

Non-POV pics: Geraint Roberts Witchcraft is synonymous with bomb proof wave board and wave sail designs. The Reaper therefore may surprise many with its different personalities (depending on fin set up) and overall versatility. Out of the box WC’s Reaper 102 looks more like a custom board. In fact, all WC windsurf boards have this trait, even though many riders […]

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British Sailing Team windsurfers Emma Wilson and Kieran Martin score top ten in Palma, Majorca!

Words: Will Carson (RYA) Pics: Jesus Renedo, Sailing Energy, Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar British Sailing Team windsurfers Emma Wilson and Kieran Martin scored top ten performances at one of the world’s most prestigious Olympic class regattas. Wilson, 19, and Martin, 23, were part of a nine-strong British Sailing Team contingent that hit the water in Palma, Mallorca, for the 49th Princess […]

Windsurfing UK Articles

Pick ‘n’ mix #2 – AHD Sealion Wings 7.6ft x 29” x 109L windfoil review

The following is reflective of our early experiences with windfoiling from 2017, when this article was first featured in Windsurfing UK. We should also add that the range of AFS hydro foils has now drastically changed. Stay tuned for AFS-2 foil review coming soon! This isn’t the first time we’ve published a foil related gear article (see review of AHD’s […]

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Longboard lady: Annette Kent windsurfer profile

Words; Annette Kent Pics: Kent family Annette Kent has pretty much dominated ladies longboard racing in the UK for the last eight years, with considerable success prior to this. Showing no signs of slowing down we caught up with this longboard lady for a chat. Windsurfing beginnings My windsurfing beginnings started in the eighties. When I was 19 I bought […]

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Windfoil Zone: Windfoilzone.com launches worldwide windfoil directory – Romain Jourdan tells all

After many hours of frustration searching the web trying to find information about windfoiling Romain Jourdan decided to start Windfoilzone.com, a website dedicated to foil windsurfing and partner of Windsurfing UK Magazine. ‘I was sick of looking through forums and many websites with only titbits and small pieces of information about windfoiling. I understood that there may be a need […]

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Live and direct: PWA Tenerife windsurfing action in the flesh! Dan Newman and Penny Chapman on tour…

As 2018’s windsurfing season gets underway Dan Newman gives us the inside view on what it’s like to attend a PWA event live and direct. Words: Dan Newman Pics: Penny Chapman @seazthemoment Globetrotting, sea fairing windsurfer Dan Newman and girlfirend Penny were looking for some time out away from yachty duties during summer 2017. Deciding to hit up Tenerife they […]

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Windfoil Zone: Tips for flying on your windfoil in lighter winds

Pic: James Jagger If you’ve got to grips with the basics of windfoiling, most likely in moderately strong winds, then you’re probably looking to lift off in lighter airs. Read more about flying your foil in lower wind speeds by following the link below to the Windfoil Zone article – Windsurf foiling tips: getting up and flying in light airs […]