Windsurfing UK Kit Tests

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. […]

Windsurfing UK News

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, […]

Windsurfing UK News

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.

Windsurfing UK Articles

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 […]

Windsurfing UK Articles

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 […]

Windsurf Club Classics

Light wind windsurfing: the final frontier?

Words: WSUK Pics: James Jagger, Windsurfing UK Over the years windsurfing has evolved from what once was a light air pastime to something much more dynamic. Although that word ‘dynamic’ could equally apply to non-planing sailing these days so actually that first sentence is a moot point. (If you don’t believe us check out anyone into light wind freestyle – Caesar […]

Windsurfing UK News

2XS, West Wittering/Club Vass King of the Trench wrap vid

Pic & vid 2XS, West Wittering It may not have been the windiest but you couldn’t knock the amazing October weather. And if freestyle action is what you were after then there was no shortage with a tow in spectacular put on for the crowds at the amazing spot that is the Trench, West Wittering. With top sailors such as […]

Windsurfing UK Kit Tests

Try it, you might like it (again) – BIC Techno One Design 293 test

Words: WSUK Pics: James Jagger At one point, not too far back, you couldn’t move for blue BIC Techno boards littering beaches on sunny blow days. The iconic blue shape still holds favour with many – scour the classified sections and you’ll no doubt find a few ‘old blues’ being sold second hand. These days they’re not quite as prevalent, […]

Windsurfing UK Articles

Keith Atkinson windsurfing nutrition: breakfast

Words: Keith Atkinson Windsurf pic: Andy Stallman Being no stranger to Windsurfing UK personal fitness trainer and accomplished windsurfer Keith Atkinson kicks off the first of a new series of windsurfing nutrition articles. Read on to find out more. (Check out Keith’s windsurfing fitness videos elsewhere on the WSUK site). The first of the Keith Atkinson Nutrition based articles gives […]

Windsurfing UK windsurf travel

New options for your windsurfing holiday – Planet Windsurf Holidays top tips

Going on a windsurfing holiday can be the best thing you can do to increase your skills in a relaxed and fun environment. However, not ever holiday is created equal. Book the wrong hotel and your week’s break could end up in disaster, but book the right one and a good holiday becomes a truly great one. The team at […]