Windsurfing UK Articles

Pick ‘n’ mix #2 – AHD Sealion Wings 7.6ft x 29” x 109L windfoil review

The following is reflective of our early experiences with windfoiling from 2017, when this article was first featured in Windsurfing UK. We should also add that the range of AFS hydro foils has now drastically changed. Stay tuned for AFS-2 foil review coming soon! This isn’t the first time we’ve published a foil related gear article (see review of AHD’s […]

Windsurfing UK News

Windfoil Zone: Windfoilzone.com launches worldwide windfoil directory – Romain Jourdan tells all

After many hours of frustration searching the web trying to find information about windfoiling Romain Jourdan decided to start Windfoilzone.com, a website dedicated to foil windsurfing and partner of Windsurfing UK Magazine. ‘I was sick of looking through forums and many websites with only titbits and small pieces of information about windfoiling. I understood that there may be a need […]

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Windfoil Zone: Tips for flying on your windfoil in lighter winds

Pic: James Jagger If you’ve got to grips with the basics of windfoiling, most likely in moderately strong winds, then you’re probably looking to lift off in lighter airs. Read more about flying your foil in lower wind speeds by following the link below to the Windfoil Zone article – Windsurf foiling tips: getting up and flying in light airs […]

Windsurfing UK Kit Tests

Windfoil test preview vid featuring AHD’s AFS-2 & Horue’s H10 Evo

Windsurfing UK’s editor, Tez Plavenieks, gives us a little preview of what’s to come as far as windfoil test reports are concerned in the next issue. Here we’re looking at AHD’s AFS-2 high performance 100% carbon hyrdrofoil and Horue’s entry level carbon/stainless steel mix H1o Evo. Windfoil test preview – AFS-2, Horue H10 Evo A preview of what we've got […]

Windsurfing UK Kit Tests

Buggin’ out – Bug Fins and Foils windsurf hydrofoil test

With foiling pricking so many interests currently we thought it an idea to spotlight one of the boutique brands out there producing flying gear. With UK slalom sailor Jason Clarke utilising kit from Slovenian brand Bug (check out the Q&A we did with Jason re his work with Bug here) we decided to get on the case and see what’s […]

Windsurfing UK Articles

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? […]

Windsurfing UK Profiles

Jason Clarke (GBR32) talks windsurf Bug Fins and Foils R&D

Words: Jason Clarke Pics: Jason Clarke, Andy Stallman Jason Clarke (GBR32) is a Northampton based windsurfer who balances work life with recreational playtime. As part of his windsurfing duties he helps out Bug Fins and Foils with their R&D. Windsurfing UK caught up with Jason to see how this fits into his daily routine and what he provides in terms […]

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What windsurf foiling has taught us (so far) – journey into the new… #2

We’ve been on the windsurfing foiling horse for a while now, and we’re still learning! It’s by no means a ‘cracked’ thing. That in itself makes wind foiling addictive and rewarding. In the second part of our foiling findings articles we list more of what’s been discovered during flight times. If you missed the first part then check it out […]

Windsurfing UK Articles

What windsurf foiling has taught us (so far) – journey into the new…

Words and pics: WSUK Windsurf foiling (or windfoiling/free foiling/whatever type of foiling you want to call it) is all the rage in 2017 – at least in terms of it being a discussion topic and point of interest for everyday sailors. Windsurfing UK will have covered the topic in depth come the last issue of the year. We’ve already looked […]

Windsurfing UK Articles

New horizons – AHD AFS-1 windsurf foiling system spotlight

Words and pics: Windsurfing UK Foils are everywhere at the moment. It seems you can’t check your favourite social media stream without being bombarded by the likes of Kai Lenny on his SUP foil or kitesurfers getting serious light air hang time on theirs. Windsurfing foil posts are also dotted about. 2016’s PWA Sylt and La Torche events both featured […]