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Keith Atkinson: windsurfing fitness, with Fitsix active clothing – tricep extension

Words: Keith Atkinson Pic: Andy Stallman The Triceps, usually just called the triceps, is a three-headed muscle located at the back of the upper arm. These muscles’ primary function is to extend the elbow, and the long head helps the Latissimus Dorsi muscle (big muscle group located on the back), to bring the arm toward the body. Strong triceps contribute […]

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Janine Avery’s top 5 reasons to windsurf in Mauritius, whatever your level

Words & pics: Janine Avery Mauritius is one of those idyllic island destinations that should be on everyone’s bucket list, and having visited this magical country before I assumed I had ‘been there, done that.’ But when Planet Windsurf Holidays sent me over to the island recently, I jumped at the opportunity and was reminded just why Mauritius is referred […]

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Up in the air – Horue H10 EVO windsurf foil test

As windsurf foiling advances more and more affordable products – in particular foils – are appearing. Another French brand involved from the start Horue have spent a considerable amount of time developing their H10 EVO entry level (100% French made) windfoil. Coming in hybrid lay up with front and back carbon wings, stainless steel dismountable fuselage, carbon wrapped stainless steel […]

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(More than) a bag of tricks – Loftsails Airscape 4.8m 2018 freestyle windsurf sail test

Pics: James Jagger Attach the ‘freestyle’ moniker to a product and it can be an instant turn off for many. With a large proportion of sailors fitting the freeride mould thoughts of aerial contortionism and bendy man/woman shenanigans couldn’t be farther from recreational windsurfing realms. Yet the benefits freestyle tools offer actually suit everyman windsurfers more than you’d think: early […]

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Redline freeride – Severne Fox 105 2018 freeride windsurf board test

Following on from WSUK’s review of the Dyno 105 this time round we’re spotlighting Severne’s sporty freeride model the Fox 105. Coming in blaring orange/red livery, ensuring it stands out on the beach/water, the Fox displays similar design traits you often see on slalom boards – a scooped out deck, outboard footstraps, hull cutouts in the tail and an overall […]

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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 […]