Pics: Joe Cockle Photography, Tiree Wave Classic Reuben Shaw, Amateur Vice Champ, gives us a quick snapshot of what it’s like competing on the British Wave Sailing circuit in the ams section. “Vice” Champion sounds like I’m good at woodwork but it’s a kind way of saying you missed out on first place. In fact, I’m really pleased to make […]
Another cracking edit from the UKWA slalom crew shows all the action from the final UK slalom event of 2017 in Weymouth, Dorset. Check it out – complete with dramatic opening!
2XS® and Club VASS have come together to run an annual Freestyle event to show the UK best freestylers off in West Wittering’s Trench low tide flat water. The butter flat conditions on the South Coast add to the explosive nature of windsurfing freestyle. The 2XS® Club will host the event .This will be a wind driven or tow in […]
Zara has been an international team rider for Simmer sails for 9 years and has had major success with them achieving 2 World Speed Championship titles, 6 European Speed titles, Two World Speed Records and 3 times British Slalom Champion. But now Simmer Style have developed their completely new range of Speed and Slalom Boards which will suit Zara down […]
Featuring interviews with Fanatic rider Stephen Gibson; Irish ripper/young gun Finn Mellon; an in depth look at Alacati, Turkey; unparalleled AHD foiling, RRD wave sailing, NoveNove freestyle wave and Bug foils equipment tests; Dan Newman’s PWA Tenerife experience; Ben Page’s winter of sleeping in cars; windsurfing holiday focus stories from Planet Windsurf and Mic Brignall; new columns from Vass Diva […]
Words: SailRacer Pics: Tim Olin The 2017 SailRacer Round Hayling saw over 100 competitors gather at Hayling Island Sailing Club for the annual long distance race. With glorious sunshine and balmy temperatures Hayling Island was at its best. Hayling Island is considered the spiritual home of windsurfing, with the iconic Round Hayling Race dating back to 1980. In recent years […]
The Axbridge Animals have been crowned Team15 Champions for a second consecutive year as the 2017 RYA/UKWA National Windsurfing Championships drew to a close at Grafham Water Sailing Club at the weekend (9-10 September). The reigning champions from Somerset booked their berth in the national final this weekend after a strong regional performance throughout the season. They continued their fine […]
Here in the UK we have a great crop of up and coming young gun slalom windsurfers just waiting to take the old guard down. Don’t believe us? Check out this video from the UKWA featuring some of those rising new stars.
Words: Annette Kent Pics: Annette Kent, Julian Williams Of all the sea (Cup) events on the calendar Pwllheli is definitely a favourite. Run from Abererch Sands Campsite, with easy access over the dunes to the beautiful bay of Pwllheli, it’s perfect for all the family. So much so that most people arrive a few days early to enjoy the location, […]
The weekend saw cracking windsurfing conditions for the British Slalom Association’s fifth round of slalom competition at Harwich, Essex. As usual all fleets were hotly contested with plenty of jostling for podium positions. As an extra special treat the mighty Dave White, who is making an excellent recovery following a stroke, put in appearance at his local patch which was […]