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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? […]

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Mastering the masters #2 – Mark Dowson’s Cornwall Wave Classic victory

Words: Mark Dowson Pics: Kyle McGinn Regular Windsurfing UK contributor Mark Dowson scored an awesome result last weekend during the Cornwall Wave Classic. In a hard fought battle Mark took the masters division victory in some tough conditions. Following on from his Mastering the Masters Rhosneigr article (featured in Windsurfing UK’s summer 2017 issue) we caught up with MD to […]

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Colwyn Bay ‘core (Baylord) – Student Windsurfing Association hits Colwyn Bay, North Wales

Words and pics: SWA (Student Windsurfing Association) Back in April the Student Windsurfing Association hit up Colwyn Bay, Wales, for their National Windsurfing Champs. Here’s what went down… Situated halfway along the prominent north coast of Wales, Colwyn Bay nestles peacefully into its gentle seaside profile. Its beauty is difficult to dispute as the rugged Welsh hills roll drowsily down […]

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(Jacopo) Testa times – ‘making it’ as a pro windsurfer #2

Words: Jacopo Testa Pics: RRD International, PWA/JC The second instalment of our ‘making it’ series features RRD sponsored rider Jacopo Testa who spent 2017 jumping from one event to the next (EFPT, PWA) whilst trying to squeeze in the odd bit of windsurf training. Fortunately this paid off for the Italian wave sailing trickster who was crowned European Freestyle Champ. […]

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Windsurfing done differently – buck the trend: alternative ways to windsurf

Words: WSUK As much as many would think windsurfing isn’t just about the obvious disciplines of race, wave, freestyle and freeride. For sure these areas of the sport are very much alive and kicking but aren’t the be all and end all. And everyday riders are only too aware of this. (All summer we saw evidence of sailors looking to […]