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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 […]

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Longboard lady: Annette Kent windsurfer profile

Words; Annette Kent Pics: Kent family Annette Kent has pretty much dominated ladies longboard racing in the UK for the last eight years, with considerable success prior to this. Showing no signs of slowing down we caught up with this longboard lady for a chat. Windsurfing beginnings My windsurfing beginnings started in the eighties. When I was 19 I bought […]

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Live and direct: PWA Tenerife windsurfing action in the flesh! Dan Newman and Penny Chapman on tour…

As 2018’s windsurfing season gets underway Dan Newman gives us the inside view on what it’s like to attend a PWA event live and direct. Words: Dan Newman Pics: Penny Chapman @seazthemoment Globetrotting, sea fairing windsurfer Dan Newman and girlfirend Penny were looking for some time out away from yachty duties during summer 2017. Deciding to hit up Tenerife they […]

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Beast from the East Dublin style – cold windsurfing action from Ireland

It’s no secret that we’ve had one of the coldest starts to spring (official) this year. With the recent dubbed ‘Beast from the East’ weather phenomenon hitting UK shores, bringing super frigid winds and snow, there were a few hardy souls ready to brave the conditions and get their windsurfing fix. Check out the vid from Lukadventure Media on YouTube.

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Doable moves: James Cox’s nitro injected forward loops (and controlling them when overpowered)

Words: James Cox (Bigsalty Weather) Pics: Fergus Cowhig, Greg Dunnett, Jamie Hancock, Caroline Radway We’ve talked about the forward on Windsurfing UK’s website. But with so many variations, and styles to the move, it’s always good to get some other perspectives and tips. James Cox, owner of bigsalty.com, talks us through injecting some nitro into your forward loops and controlling […]

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Sleeping in cars – windsurfing as a student in the South West

Words: Ben Page – Pics: Simon Burgess, Jan Bowden, Luke Raistrick, Stefan Hilder For many windsurfers winter means a training trip to an exotic location such as South Africa or Maui. But what of the UK in winter? It’s no secret that the winter months are our wildest in terms of weather, with the south west of England bearing the […]

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Windsurfing UK New Year issue: the story behind the cover

Check out the cover from our imminent New Year issue – awesome isn’t? To the layman this may look like just another boosted aerial from Mauritius, One Eye. Yet it’s anything but… The rider in question is one Mike Wand-Tetley, some of you may have come across him. Firstly he’s a good sailor, but no pro. He just happened to […]

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Tarific windsurfing crashes from the Loftsails team in Spain

It’s comforting to know for the layman windsurfer that pros stack it just as much as we do. For every stomped move you see in vids/photos you can bet your bottom dollar there’ll be a myriad of stacks omitted from any final edits. For further proof of this check out the Loftsails team on location in Tarifa, Spain, to witness […]