Windsurfing UK Articles

Windsurfing UK New Year issue: the story behind the cover

Check out the cover from our imminent New Year issue – awesome isn’t? To the layman this may look like just another boosted aerial from Mauritius, One Eye. Yet it’s anything but… The rider in question is one Mike Wand-Tetley, some of you may have come across him. Firstly he’s a good sailor, but no pro. He just happened to […]

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Tarific windsurfing crashes from the Loftsails team in Spain

It’s comforting to know for the layman windsurfer that pros stack it just as much as we do. For every stomped move you see in vids/photos you can bet your bottom dollar there’ll be a myriad of stacks omitted from any final edits. For further proof of this check out the Loftsails team on location in Tarifa, Spain, to witness […]

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Five beach fortnight – Mark Dowson’s two week windsurfing binge

Words/vid: Mark Dowson Pics: Alex Parker, Justin Goodwin, Ian Whittaker, Steve Laddiman & Tracy Dennington  The BWA Cornwall Wave Classic in October half term was one of the first dates to be pencilled onto the calendar hanging on our kitchen wall. The plan was that Helen would go to the Canaries with her sister and soak up the rays, whilst I […]

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Holiday windsurfing – let’s bring it back home (the benefits of windsurfing in the UK & abroad)

Words: Mic Brignall Pics: Lawrence Sinclair Regular WSUK contributor talks about the merits of windsurfng back in UK waters and not just aboard on your holibobs. Skateboarding, surfing, snowboarding: these sports all have something in common (and it’s not just the letter S!). Supposedly their heyday has been and gone – some say the same as windsurfing. It’s a sad […]

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Exciting options for your next windsurfing holiday – Planet Windsurf tell all…

Looking to book your next windsurfing holiday but can’t decide where to go or what to do? The team at Planet Windsurf Holidays have the answer! Check out these new and exciting options for your next windsurfing travel adventure! Visit Cape Town: the number one city in the world Recently The Telegraph said that Cape Town is the number one city […]

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Windsurfing UK coaching special with Simon Bornhoft (Windwise) & Simon Winkley – FREE digital magazine

Here at Windsurfing UK we’re super stoked to have both Simon Bornhoft Windwise and Simon Winkley Windsurfing as our in house windsurf pro coaches. Both S’s have produced a number of instruction articles during the past 12 months, covering all those important windsurfing areas from beginner fundamentals on through into intermediate/advanced techniques. With that in mind we thought it a good idea to group […]

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When it all goes wrong – a windsurfing tale

Words: Mic Brignall Pics: Lauren O’Dwyer Buckland (Capture Photography), Nadine Moore, Maddie Day, Sally Reynolds, Ellen Rachel Waite This is the tale of my worst windsurfing day, ever. Everything that could have gone wrong went wrong. A concoction of teenage idiocy, annoyance and over-confidence played big roles in what happened, and I will never make any of these mistakes again…maybe… It […]

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Windsurf foiling – a beginner’s guide with Romain Jourdan of Windfoil Zone

Words: Romain Jourdan / windfoilzone.com Pics: Carter/PWA, Christian Wolfensberger, Lokefoil/Fanatic, Horue Foiling is fun and addictive, creating amazing sensations of freedom whilst flying silently above the water. Everyone that has tried foiling has only positive things to say about it. Are you tempted to try windfoiling and be able to fly above the water with just 7-10 knots of wind? […]