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December’s WSUK ready and waiting…

Windsurfing UK’s December 2018 issue is now live and kicking! If you haven’t scoped the ONLY magazine 100% dedicated to UK windsurfing and riders then step up and check it out Featuring: Coaching gear setup – Simon Bornhoft Coaching fundamentals – Simon Winkley Travel to Magheroarty, Rep. of Ireland – Ben Page interview with Bouke Becker Comps: SWA 2018 review; […]

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Behind Windsurfing UK’s autumn 2018 cover – 8yr old Tom Pringuer in focus

Here at Windsurfing UK we’re super keen to recognise those up and coming rippers from our own shores. Eight year old Tom Pringuer came to our attention a few months ago. Not even into double digits of age he’s regularly out on the water, getting amongst it. Under dad Mike’s watchful eye Tom is continuing to develop his windsurfing skills […]

Windsurfing UK News

UKWA Windsurfer of the year 2018 nominees – Who is your money on for 2018?

It’s the date on the calendar that the UKWA unveil their nominees for the prestigious UKWA windsurfer of the year. Now it goes to YOU, in a public vote to decide who will be crowned. The roll call of names on this trophy reads like a who’s who of windsurfing royalty. Previous winners have been Olympic champions Nick Dempsey and Bryony Shaw, […]

Windsurfing UK News

Mayo Mayhem 2018 – Ireland’s premier wave sailing event goes off!

Pic & vid: Mayo Mayhem Ireland is known for its epic wave sailing, that’s for sure. For 2018’s Mayo Mayhem event the conditions were super fun allowing for some great competition. To check out the action and see how things went down hit up the Mayo Mayhem event wrap vid below.

Windsurf Club Classics

Light wind windsurfing: the final frontier?

Words: WSUK Pics: James Jagger, Windsurfing UK Over the years windsurfing has evolved from what once was a light air pastime to something much more dynamic. Although that word ‘dynamic’ could equally apply to non-planing sailing these days so actually that first sentence is a moot point. (If you don’t believe us check out anyone into light wind freestyle – Caesar […]

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2XS, West Wittering/Club Vass King of the Trench wrap vid

Pic & vid 2XS, West Wittering It may not have been the windiest but you couldn’t knock the amazing October weather. And if freestyle action is what you were after then there was no shortage with a tow in spectacular put on for the crowds at the amazing spot that is the Trench, West Wittering. With top sailors such as […]

Windsurfing UK Coaching

Simon Winkley overseas winter windsurf clinics

Pics: John Humphries, Russell Groves, Building on the success of his coaching weeks in Vassiliki, Greece over the past few years – UK-based windsurf coach and Starboard/Severne Team Rider Simon Winkley has teamed up with Sportif Travel to deliver a number of coaching holiday clinics in 2019. Each one has been carefully put together to provide a solid freeride learning […]

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2XS® DEMO WEEKEND + KING OF THE TRENCH – 20/21st Oct 2018 – West Wittering

Club Vass and 2XS® will be running the UKWA National Title freestyle event alongside the 2XS®Demo weekend. It will turn into a tow event if the wind is light.  The Club Vass team will be here in force over the weekend to add this event to our demo weekend. We are expecting some of the UK’s hottest freestylers including Max […]

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The TOP 3 – ‘Fintastic’ battle at the RHOSNEIGR WAVE CLASSIC!

Words: Mark Dowson/BWA Pics: Mike Spencer, Mike Gibbens & Ollie Laddiman. Round 1 of the BWA 2018 Tour for the Pros kicked off at Rhosneigr on the 11th of May. BWA Press Officer Mark Dowson caught up with the three riders who topped the podium and asked them about their competition, kit tuning and pre-season training. Interestingly, all of them were […]

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National Watersports Festival celebrates its 12th successful year!

The National Watersports Festival delivered another superb three days of windsurfing and stand up paddle boarding at Rutland Water, East Midlands over the weekend (8-10th June). In the usual packed style for the NWF the water was a hive of activity with racing, demos, taster sessions, sprint races, distance races, SUP Polo, mass starts and families simply enjoying Rutland’s only […]