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Stable composure – NeilPryde RS:Flight AL 2018 windfoil review

Note: The RS:Flight foil was tested alongside the JP Hydrofoil 135L ES board Words & pics: Romain Jourdan (Windfoilzone.com) Romian from Windfoilzone.com gives us his take on the NeilPryde RS: Flight AL windfoil.   Neilpryde is known as a brand offering high-quality products and we were curious to know if they could deliver a quality windfoil at an affordable price […]

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Keith Atkinson: windsurfing fitness, with Fitsix active clothing – press up on kness

Pic: Andy Stallman For the next in the series of Keith Atkinson: windsurfing fitness, a regression from last months exercise: The Press-Up. The Press-up on Knees, or Half Press-Up. As the Full Press-Up shown last month is a tough exercise for anyone new into fitness and exercise, this regression is the movement performed on the knees, which makes this movement […]

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Tough performer – Witchcraft Slayer 4.5m windsurf sail review

Having used Witchcraft’s range of Karma five batten power wave sails extensively it was intriguing laying hands on the Fuerteventura based company’s four batten offering. With a design brief, among other things, of being able to withstand the harshest of environments one thing’s for sure: it’s a wave sail that’s built to last and take a beating! Rigging is standard […]

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Debunking some of windfoiling’s myths

Words: Windsurfing UK Pics: Windsurfing UK, James Jagger With windfoiling still garnering much attention, and more sailors taking it up, there are a few myths permeating that aren’t strictly correct. Read on to find out what these are. You need some wind! It’s easy to hit up social media channels, websites and media outlets when researching windfoiling and be confronted […]

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Good to go! – Fanatic Stubby Freestyle Wave 95 TE 2018 windsurf board test

Having checked out 2017’s 105 version of the Stubby FSW it was intriguing to lay hands on 2018’s 95 litre version and see how it compared. As always Fanatic’s attention to detail, fixtures and fittings and overall manufacturing finish is right up there. So much so it seems a shame to get boards like this wet…but still. Coming as a […]

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Whip it! Colin ‘Whippy’ Dixon pro windsurfer profile

Words: Colin Dixon Pics: Adrian Irvine, Dasher Films, Mira Strashilova, Windsurf Tenerife Known to many as a globe trotting pro windsurfing coach Colin ‘Whippy’ Dixon’s windsurf teaching career stems way back. With stints in Vass, a helping hand to PWA voice Ben Proffitt in the commentary box, owner of Windsurfcoaching.com and part of new Tenerife travel company Black Sands Travel LTD […]

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Double whammy – AHD SL2 132 windsurf/windfoil board and AFS-2 windfoil review

Note: this write up was originally published as two separate tests in Windsurfing UK’s Easter 2018 issue. To keep things (fairly) current, however, we’re posting this as a combined review. Non-point of view pics: James Jagger AHD SL2 132L x 79.6cm OSS slalom windsurf/windfoil board review Coming in double carbon construction AHD’s SL2 132L slalom board initially landed with us […]

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…by name, by nature – NoveNove (99 Int.) Chameleon 93 Pro 2018 review

Having enjoyed testing NoveNove’s Style Wave GLS 95 single fin freestyle wave board last issue we were positively frothing to hop on the brand’s flagship multifin Chameleon wave sled for a blast. Coming in distinct lime green and black livery the 93 can be set as either a quad, tri, twin or single fin ripper depending on your preferences. This […]

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Keith Atkinson: windsurfing fitness, with Fitsix active clothing – press up

Authored by Keith Atkinson Pic: Andy Stallman For the next in the series of exercises, the press up. There are many, many variations of the press up, and we slow this exercise down into a step-by-step guide to perform this awesome movement. It’s a slight upgrade in difficulty from the first in the series (the cable chest press). Some may […]

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You need to start planning your end of year windsurfing holiday now!

Words & pics Planet Windsurf Holidays The first six months of the year have already passed us by and if you haven’t started planning your end of year holiday already you might be too late. With accommodation filling up fast for Christmas and New Year getaways to some of the very best windsurf destinations on the planet, you will want […]