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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 […]

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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 […]

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National Watersports Festival – This Weekend. Don’t Miss It

‘20°C, some sun and a breeze…’  It looks like the perfect weather for THE BIG WEEKEND – The National Watersports Festival (NWF) which is taking place at Rutland Water this weekend! (8-10th June 2018). Online entry is now closed but YOU CAN STILL GO! Tickets can be purchased at the Festival which will enable you to either enter any or all […]

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Cobra International’s Bruce Wylie on the new Windsurfer LT concept

Pics: Cobra International, John Henderson For many the original Windsurfer holds huge favour as it was the do it all family board that got everyone out sailing at weekends, whatever the weather and/or location. With the recent announcement from Cobra International that they have brought the Windsurfer LT back, albeit in modern guise,  Windsurfing UK caught up with project leader […]

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Erin Watson and Isaac Lines win 2018 RYA RS:X Youth National Championships

Words: Will Carson Pics: Paul Wyeth/RYA. Erin Watson was today crowned RS:X youth national champion for the second year running as Isaac Lines scooped the coveted title in the boys’ fleet for the first time. Aviemore sailor Watson, 18, dominated the girls’ fleet at the three-day regatta in Portland Harbour, Dorset, notching up four wins over the eight races and […]

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British Sailing Team windsurfers Emma Wilson and Kieran Martin score top ten in Palma, Majorca!

Words: Will Carson (RYA) Pics: Jesus Renedo, Sailing Energy, Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar British Sailing Team windsurfers Emma Wilson and Kieran Martin scored top ten performances at one of the world’s most prestigious Olympic class regattas. Wilson, 19, and Martin, 23, were part of a nine-strong British Sailing Team contingent that hit the water in Palma, Mallorca, for the 49th Princess […]

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Windfoil Zone: Windfoilzone.com launches worldwide windfoil directory – Romain Jourdan tells all

After many hours of frustration searching the web trying to find information about windfoiling Romain Jourdan decided to start Windfoilzone.com, a website dedicated to foil windsurfing and partner of Windsurfing UK Magazine. ‘I was sick of looking through forums and many websites with only titbits and small pieces of information about windfoiling. I understood that there may be a need […]