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Based at West Wittering beach, 2xs teach windsurfing, SUP, kiting, surfing and foiling at all levels. We have the latest 2019 equipment in the school, club and for hire. We have jet ski rescue and modern facilities on the beach. We teach progressive watersport courses to kids and adults with the aim to get them hooked into a new sport. Windsurf/SUP/Surf […]

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Smoothly does it – Zeeko alloy Windfoil 2018 review

Words: WSUK Pics: James Jagger There’s no doubt about it: windfoiling is an exciting aspect of windsurfing and one we’ve been keen to cover at length. As with all areas of the sport product design and equipment trends change and evolve super fast. Also, it should be noted that foiling is bringing companies in from other sports, such as Zeeko […]

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Keith Atkinson: windsurfing fitness – bent over bar bell row

Words: Keith Atkinson Pic: Andy Stallman In part nine of this series we look at a very relevant exercise for windsurfing: the ‘Bent-Over Barbell Row’. It’s a great exercise to target one of the main muscle groups you will need for sheeting in during a gybe, holding the sail sheeted in overpowered, even uphauling! The vital part of this exercise is that you […]

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December’s WSUK ready and waiting…

Windsurfing UK’s December 2018 issue is now live and kicking! If you haven’t scoped the ONLY magazine 100% dedicated to UK windsurfing and riders then step up and check it out Featuring: Coaching gear setup – Simon Bornhoft Coaching fundamentals – Simon Winkley Travel to Magheroarty, Rep. of Ireland – Ben Page interview with Bouke Becker Comps: SWA 2018 review; […]

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Behind Windsurfing UK’s autumn 2018 cover – 8yr old Tom Pringuer in focus

Here at Windsurfing UK we’re super keen to recognise those up and coming rippers from our own shores. Eight year old Tom Pringuer came to our attention a few months ago. Not even into double digits of age he’s regularly out on the water, getting amongst it. Under dad Mike’s watchful eye Tom is continuing to develop his windsurfing skills […]

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Family fun – JP Australia Magic Ride 154 Family ES 2018 windsurfing board test

What do you want from a windsurfing board these days? Ease of use, performance and versatility are some terms which spring to mind – especially the last word. With recreational time being at a premium most punters want as much bang for their buck as possible. Even more so if you have a family of budding windsurfers in the mix. […]

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UKWA Windsurfer of the year 2018 nominees – Who is your money on for 2018?

It’s the date on the calendar that the UKWA unveil their nominees for the prestigious UKWA windsurfer of the year. Now it goes to YOU, in a public vote to decide who will be crowned. The roll call of names on this trophy reads like a who’s who of windsurfing royalty. Previous winners have been Olympic champions Nick Dempsey and Bryony Shaw, […]

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Mayo Mayhem 2018 – Ireland’s premier wave sailing event goes off!

Pic & vid: Mayo Mayhem Ireland is known for its epic wave sailing, that’s for sure. For 2018’s Mayo Mayhem event the conditions were super fun allowing for some great competition. To check out the action and see how things went down hit up the Mayo Mayhem event wrap vid below.

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Changing lanes – from Essex to Mauritius with Danny Geereedhary

Words: Danny Geereedhary Pics: Danny Geereedhary, Dave White, Andy Stallman, Steeve Boncourt: SAR Productions, Xavier Konig: Blastoff Creative for MAC From the brown waters of the UK’s east coast to sunny, warm and the tropical climes of Mauritius, slalom/speed sailor Danny Geereedhary has gone through an interesting transition in terms of windsurf locations and where he now calls home. WSUK […]

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Being a windsurfing mum – Karen Battye’s committed approach

Words: Karen Battye Pics: Karen Battye, Dave White, Andy Stallman, Weymouth Speed Week I’m the mum of windsurfer James Battye, GBR-48 and this is what my journey as a windsurfing mum has been like to date. Having recently arrived back from Speedweek, Weymouth, where I was race officer it dawned on me what a long way I have come from […]