Windsurfing UK Articles

Bonaire: an inspiration – with Get Windsurfing’s Danielle Lucas

Words: Danielle Lucas Pics: Get Windsurfing, LACBAYVILLA.COM We were looking for ideas for a new flat water location over the winter period and after lots of encouragement, we finally took the advice of the Hibdige family (who kindly let us stay in their stunning villa, lacbayvilla.com, overlooking beautiful Lac Bay) and booked our flights for a 5 week trip to Bonaire […]

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Tips from the top – Sportif’s top 2017 windsurfing holiday recommendations

Words and pics: Jane Faughnan, Sportif Travel With better weather comes thoughts of overseas windsurfing adventures. But where to head on your holibobs this season? Jane Faughnan from Sportif gives some suggestions. Jane says: ‘We have over 60 worldwide destinations to choose, from summer locations in the Mediterranean to more exotic spots further afield. Whether you’re on a budget or […]

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Winter sun windsurfing fun – Cape Town in the UK’s off season with Sandy Clunas

Words: Sandy Clunas Pics: Heidi Jabbari, Christie Bushnell, Kitty Gregorelli Where do you head if you’ve spent the whole sun under a scorchio Greek sun, where wind is served daily (well, most afternoon’s at least) and you need your endless windsurfing summer of fun to continue? The answer? Cape Town, SA, of course! Sandy Clunas spills the beans. Winter can be […]

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Return to Flag Beach – escaping winter to windsurfing ocean blues

Words and pics: Windsurfing UK We’re a funny bunch us windsurfers. For a seemingly open minded tribe, full of brimming optimism (you kind of have to be when your chosen hobby revolves around Mother Nature’s ever changing moods), choosing where to spend our hard earned free time can be headache inducing. Checklist as follows (for the P family at least). […]

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Pistol whipped – two summer’s in South Oregon with Ben Page

Words: Ben Page Pics: Chris Curran, Ryan Allderman, Trudy Lary While rightly famous for surfing, the west coast of the United States boasts some incredible windsurfing for those willing to make the trip. Better known for the ballistic winds that howl down the Columbia River Gorge the state of Oregon has some very special coastal spots for the dedicated wave […]

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Bird’s eye view – Dahab’s windsurfing reality

Words: Pete Lyons Pics: Nick Harman We ran an article about Dahab in one of our previous issues (see here). The original story was from Toby and Fi who run Dahab Holidays. When we learned one of Windsurfing UK’s Local Legends, Pete Lyons, was travelling out to the Egyptian windy spot we thought we should follow this up and get […]

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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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That old chestnut – further windsurfing adventures in Vassiliki

Words: Tez Plavenieks Pics: PROtography, EDGE Productions, Tez and Fi Plavenieks Not that long ago in a land not too far away scruffy long haired warriors congregated on a white pebble shoreline waiting for (as he was then known) ‘Eric’ to make his presence felt. Thermometer readings were such that you could fry eggs on tarmac and stray dogs/cats had […]

Dahab - Egypt
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Dahab – open for windsurfing business…

Words: Fi and Toby Gibson Pics: Fi and Toby Gibson, Julia Toms  British couple Toby and Fi moved to Dahab, Egypt, 10 years ago, having finally set up their own watersports holiday business. It’s no secret that Egypt is suffering due to its geo political situation, but how is it now on the ground at one of the world’s best […]