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James Dinsmore wins the UKWA’s Windsurfer of the Year award 2019/2020

The UKWA is proud to announce the winner of the 2019/ 2020 Windsurfer of the year award goes to James Dinsmore. James is a very worthy winner of this prestigious award and will top off a great season for him winning for the 7 consecutive years the UKWA Slalom champion. Which has never been achieved before. This is despite tough […]

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Windfoiling to make thrilling debut at 2020 RYA Youth Nationals

The RYA Youth National Championships will enter an exciting new era in 2020 with the latest Olympic discipline of windfoiling set to make its debut. Windfoiling, an evolution of windsurfing, will replace the RS:X at the Paris 2024 Olympics and will be the third class to ‘fly’ alongside the Nacra 17 and Formula Kite. To ensure that youth racing in […]

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UKWA Windsurfer of the Year 2019 nominees

2019 was an incredible year for windsurfing successes… So who do you think deserves your vote for Windsurfer of the Year 2019? The UKWA every year unveil their nominees for this prestigious award based on an outstanding performance. Five nominees, from five disciplines covering all aspects of windsurfing competition. Now it’s up to you all – the public – to […]

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Simon Winkley Lanzarote and Alaçati windsurf clinics, 2020

Simon Winkley, our very own ‘Fundamentals’ technique writer, has the following overseas clinics for 2020: Costa Teguise, Lanzarote: 16-23 March 2020 Level: Adventurous intermediates and advanced Lively yet with chilled vibes, Costa Teguise offers a dynamic windsurfing experience with flat water inside the bay and awesome yet easy swell on the outside. A perfect location to step up a gear, […]

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Windsurfing UK magazine November 2019 issue 12 out now!

The ONLY magazine 100% dedicated to UK windsurfing Print: http://www.windsurfingukmag.co.uk/windsurfing-uk-subscriptions/ Digital: https://joom.ag/SD3e Featuring: Coaching how to jump-Simon Bornhoft Coaching the selfie-Simon Winkley Profile Max Rowe Comp Tiree wave classic Profile Katie Lee Travel Lemnos, Greece Feature Nicolas Caillou Feature Lanzarote Travel holiday guide Feature podcasting Feature la Ventana Feature windsurfer euros Comp UK freestyle Feature RYA racing Spotlight new kit reviews

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Round Hayling Island Windsurf Race 2019: youth dominance…

Words & pics: Mike Pringuer The Round Hayling Island Windsurf Race is one of iconic longevity that’s still going today having been revived in the last few years to incorporate other disciplines like stand up paddle boarding and outrigger canoe. Mike Pringuer reflects on 2019’s event below. The Round Island race this year was notable on a few counts:  A […]

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Windsurfing UK magazine August 2019 issue 12 out now!

Print: http://www.windsurfingukmag.co.uk/windsurfing-uk-subscriptions/ Digital: https://joom.ag/SD3e The ONLY magazine 100% dedicated to UK windsurfing. Featuring: Coaching harnesses – Simon Winkley Coaching When things go wrong – Simon Bornhoft Profile: Andy Stuart-William Hayling slalom Travel: Le Morne Life: Steve Bland Profile: dean peaple Profile: simon bornhoft Windfoil jumps Winging it RYA: Onboard New kit reviews Essential tech

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Mayo Mahem 2019: Ireland’s premier windsurfing festival returns!

Mayo Mayhem, Ireland’s premier windsurfing wave competition, is back again for its 3rd year this September on the beautiful beaches of Co. Mayo in Ireland. Bull Island Windsurfer in conjunction with Pure Magic and the IWA are delighted to announce that we will be running Mayo Mayhem windsurfing event on Achill Island between September 27th to 29th. This event is part of […]

Windsurfing history encyclopedia

X – F2 Xantos: classic freeride design from long time windsurfing brand

F2’s Xantos has appeared in a few different guises, yet it’s always been a board about easy freeride. Utilising an egg shaped design, with the majority of volume towards the rear of the board underfoot, it was aimed at the freeride market and described as an easy blaster with decent speed and user friendly. Probably the most recognisable Xantos was […]

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Windsurfing UK magazine March 2019 now out

Print: http://www.windsurfingukmag.co.uk/windsurfing-uk-subscript…/ Digital: https://joom.ag/UtSa Featuring: Coaching: How to stay planing – Simon Bornhoft  Norwegian northern lights – Adam Sims Coaching fundamentals: footsteps – Simon Winkley Cost effective wave sailing – Tez Plavenieks Windsurfing in Sal, Cape Verde Interview: Simon Cook (Cookie) – Simon Winkley interview: Maria Andres Interview: Bouke Becker Part 2 – sail design Wave sailing sucks – Tez […]