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UK windsurfers put on good show at Dunkerbeck GPS Speed Challenge, 2017

Fuertventura’s speed spot, Matas Blancas in the south, once again delivered a fantastic week of challenging conditions that pushed the 55 strong fleet of men, women and kids to their limits. Conditions varied with riders being maxed out on their smallest 5m sails one minute to making the most of light airs on 7.8m the next. The UK had a […]

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Dunkerbeck Speed Challenge: Ladies fleet dominated by Zara Davis

The UK’s Zara Davis is putting on a fine display at the Dunkerbeck GPS Speed Challenge, Matas Blancas, Fuerteventura. Although on top she is being kept honest and chased hard by her rival from last year Anne Schindler and  new comer to speed Miriam Rasmussen from Norway who lies in third. The best speed sailors from around the world descended […]

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National Watersports Festival 2017 Windsurfing Awards

At this year’s NWF, and its new home of Rutland Water, time was set aside to present the annual windsurfing awards in the following categories. Windsurfing Coach of the Year Young Windsurfer of the Year Most Inspiring Windsurfer of the Year Windsurfing Club of the Year Coaches are an essential part of windsurfing, weather its teaching absolute beginners or advanced […]

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Levi Siver windsurfs the fresh powder of Mt Rishiri, Japan

Maui ripper Levi Siver recently hit up Japan’s Mt Rishiri to ride some fresh powder. And no, we’re not talking about snowboarding, skiing or even those funky snowboard rig attachment style combos. This is Levi burning some white stuff aboard his full on windsurfing kit proper. Using a specially designed board Siver nails possibly the ultimate winter windsurfing run. Snow […]

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RYA Youth Nationals, Hayling Island Sailing Club, event report

Words and pics: RYA Last week saw a healthy bunch of youth RS:X and Techno class windsurfers descend on Hayling Island Sailing Club (HISC) to do battle at the Youth National Champs. The event spanned five full days and included 12 different fleets. 379 sailors in all were tested to the full across a variety of different conditions. Windsurfing UK […]

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Ten Years of Togetherness Teamwork – NWF (National Watersports Festival) 2017

Togetherness is a hugely important part of life. It unites us, gives us security, support and a sense of belonging. For over 10 years, The National Watersports Festival (NWF) has been bringing watersports enthusiasts together. The NWF caters particularly for families, teams and clubs, as well as individuals who want to connect with others who share their interests and passions. […]

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Storm Doris wave mission – Puravida crew hits West Wales

As Storm Doris bashed the west of the UK a hardy bunch of wave warriors stormed the West Welsh coast in a bid to score some epic conditions. Here’s the edit from Puravida’s crew who managed to snag a banging session at a lesser known Welsh reef.

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Light and movement – Davy Scheffers freestyle windsurfing animation

This is pretty cool. Regular Windsurfing UK contributor and Lanzarote windsurfing oracle Russell Groves has been working with freestyle star Davy Scheffers and come up with this animation featuring one of Davy’s moves. Having filmed Davy busting free during one of his sessions Russel has broken down the move frame by frame, sequenced and then animated coming up with the […]

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National Watersports Festival moves to Rutland Water

Organisers of the National Watersports Festival (NWF) have confirmed that after 10 years of hosting the leading windsurf and stand up paddle boarding event on Hayling Island in Hampshire they are moving the event to Rutland Water, East Midlands where a new chapter of the event kicks off on 2nd to 4th June 2017. Hayling Island has provided the perfect […]