Windsurfing UK Articles

Windsurfing’s still fun (as if you needed that pointing out) – an article from NCW.

Pics: Oli Lane-Peirce, James Jagger. Our friends over at North Coast Wetsuits recently published an article about how windsurfing’s still the maker of fun (with input from WSUK’s editor) – even with all the so called new school (modern, trendy) disciplines of wing foiling, windfoiling and still, to a degree, kitesurfing. For a good many windsurfing remains ‘the one’. And […]

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Festively FREE! Windsurfing UK’s latest digital issue available to read now.

Windsurfing UK’s latest digital magazine is now festively FREE to read by hitting the following link. Thanks to all the contributors in this issue and those who’ve been part of WSUK’s journey to date. 2020 has been especially toughfor many, as well as a media point of view, but it’s onwards and upwards into 2021 (fingers crossed). Have a good […]

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Three BWA competitors give us their 2020 vision – Phil Horrocks, Lee ‘Pasty‘ Harvey & Caitlin Boothroyd.

Mark Dowson caught up with three different members of the BWA family planning to get involved in the 2020 Season. Namely, Phil Horrocks 2019 Pro Champ, Lee ‘Pasty‘ Harvey 2019 Masters Champ and Rhosneigr ‘Future Pro’ Caitlin Boothroyd. Phil left me a voice message, which I hope to be able to translate accurately, as he organised his family summer escape, […]

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It’s not all about the winning… is it? Notes on competing in the British Wave Sailing series.

Words: Mark Dowson.  Photos: Richard Whitson It was just after the Cornwall Wave Classic that I was posed an interesting question by a fellow windsurfer via the ‘ethersphere’ known as Facebook. Adrian has never competed in a BWA wave event and is a prospective competitor in the Master’s Fleet (over 40’s).  Adrian West  ‘Be interested in reading an interview with […]

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Happy stacking – the art of windsurf crashing…

Words: WSUK Pics: James Jagger Whatever stage of windsurfing you’re at stacking it will be a thing. From those first steps, where over balancing whilst uphauling, through to catapulting during attempts to locate footstraps and all the way up to bailing during big moves, crashing is a thing of windsurfing. As the old saying goes: ‘if you’re not failing (or […]

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Windfoil jumping and looping – Windfoil Zone article.

Pics: Nick Kingston, WSUK Once you’ve mastered sustained flight, and possibly completing your first foiling gybes, there are many ways to spice up your windsurf foiling further. Jumping, and possibly looping (if you’re already a competent rotator in standard windsurf mode) are some ways to do this. Check out the article, that first appeared in Windsurfing UK’s printed magazine, and […]

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Life. With Steve Bland.

Words and pics: Steve Bland A snippet of encouragement from the pen of Steve Bland. Life’s certainly full of ups and downs and Steve’s nutshell version certainly highlights this. Find out more about Steve, his wife Rachael and her legacy by looking up the podcast ‘You, Me and the Big C ’. I was 11 years old when I fell […]