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Why you should go windsurfing in Mauritius…Planet Windsurf Holidays

For the team at Planet Windsurf, the UK’s leading windsurfing holiday specialist, it just doesn’t get any better than Mauritius. This Indian Ocean island boasts turquoise reef protected lagoons, consistent winds that blow from March to November, a variety of luxury hotels that are perfect for travelling with partners and families, and some of the best wave spots in the […]

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Keith Atkinson: windsurfing fitness, with Fitsix active clothing – lat pulldown

Header pic: Andy Stallman The second instalment of our windsurfing fitness video series, with Keith Atkinson and Fitsix active clothing, features the lat pulldown. Don’t forget to check out the first part which you can find here – www.windsurfingukmag.co.uk/keith-atkinson-windsurfing-fitness-with-fitsix-active-clothing-the-standing-chest-press/   Windsurfing Champion and Personal Fitness Trainer, Keith Atkinson, shows us the second exercise in the fitness series, ‘The Lat Pulldown’. This is […]

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Cobra International’s Bruce Wylie on the new Windsurfer LT concept

Pics: Cobra International, John Henderson For many the original Windsurfer holds huge favour as it was the do it all family board that got everyone out sailing at weekends, whatever the weather and/or location. With the recent announcement from Cobra International that they have brought the Windsurfer LT back, albeit in modern guise,  Windsurfing UK caught up with project leader […]

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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 […]