Windsurfing done differently, with Henry Cartwright (videos).
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Windsurfing done differently, with Henry Cartwright (videos).

Windsurfing can often appear to be all about waves and performance sailing in strong winds. Of course, for many, this rings true. But it doesn’t have to always be the case. As Henry Cartwright proves time and again. Possibly considered quirky by many his long distance windsurfing exploits, and unusual ways of riding, have certainly grabbed our attention. We’ve already […]

Jellyfish found at UK beaches - the most common.
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Jellyfish found at UK beaches – the most common types.

Jellyfish blooms can drift into UK waters at any time of year. You often find them washed up on beaches after heavy storms or big swell. Trotting along the beach it’s not uncommon to discover that flat, round gelatinous member of the subphylum Medusozoa family dolloped unceremoniously on the sand! By all accounts, foxes love to snack on washed up […]

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Autumn moves – time to step up your windsurfing skills?

Words: WSUK Pics: Oli Lane-Peirce, Mike Pringuer With autumn powering through as we write all this wind (which looks set to continue for a while yet) means there’s a reason to get out there and step up your windsurfing skills. After a lacklustre summer it’s as if someone’s flicked the switch and turned Momma Nature’s turbines back on. And with […]

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Half the slice – Jamie Howard pro windsurfer profile.

Interview: WSUK Words: Jamie Howard Pics: Amber Dennington Note: this interview originally appeared in WSUK’s 2020 issue. Jamie has now switched sponsors to Severne. A successful product of the RYA’s Team15 programme Jamie Howard quickly rose through ranks as far as freestyle windsurfing goes. These days JH still rips in freestyle but also waves and lately has been vying for […]

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Doug Baker’s Windsurfer LT windsurfing universe.

Interview: WSUK Pics: Ellis Photography Since the renaissance of the Windsurfer LT enthusiasts have been popping up in droves everywhere. While there’s a committed crew of WLT racers there’re just as many real world sailors using them in place of previous windSUP machines. One such sailor is Doug Baker who’s an avid Windsurfer LT lover. WSUK caught up with Doug […]

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Wing surfing/wing foiling (call it what you will) – what’s it all about?

Words: WSUK Pics: Oli Lane-Peirce There are some that see new sports (particular wind driven) like wingsurfing/wing foiling as the continued dilution of windsurfing. The fact that we’re talking about wingin’ here is enough to get steam blowing out of ears, which we do get. Others meanwhile embrace new concepts seeing them as additional methods of enjoying the ocean and […]

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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 […]