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Pwllheli, Wales, UKWA Raceboard Cup event 5 report

Words: Annette Kent Pics: Annette Kent, Julian Williams Of all the sea (Cup) events on the calendar Pwllheli is definitely a favourite. Run from Abererch Sands Campsite, with easy access over the dunes to the beautiful bay of Pwllheli, it’s perfect for all the family. So much so that most people arrive a few days early to enjoy the location, […]

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British Slalom Association (UKWA) fifth round windsurfing action, Harwich, Essex

The weekend saw cracking windsurfing conditions for the British Slalom Association’s fifth round of slalom competition at Harwich, Essex. As usual all fleets were hotly contested with plenty of jostling for podium positions. As an extra special treat the mighty Dave White, who is making an excellent recovery following a stroke, put in appearance at his local patch which was […]

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UK windsurfers put on good show at Dunkerbeck GPS Speed Challenge, 2017

Fuertventura’s speed spot, Matas Blancas in the south, once again delivered a fantastic week of challenging conditions that pushed the 55 strong fleet of men, women and kids to their limits. Conditions varied with riders being maxed out on their smallest 5m sails one minute to making the most of light airs on 7.8m the next. The UK had a […]

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Dunkerbeck Speed Challenge: Ladies fleet dominated by Zara Davis

The UK’s Zara Davis is putting on a fine display at the Dunkerbeck GPS Speed Challenge, Matas Blancas, Fuerteventura. Although on top she is being kept honest and chased hard by her rival from last year Anne Schindler and  new comer to speed Miriam Rasmussen from Norway who lies in third. The best speed sailors from around the world descended […]

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National Watersports Festival 2017 Windsurfing Awards

At this year’s NWF, and its new home of Rutland Water, time was set aside to present the annual windsurfing awards in the following categories. Windsurfing Coach of the Year Young Windsurfer of the Year Most Inspiring Windsurfer of the Year Windsurfing Club of the Year Coaches are an essential part of windsurfing, weather its teaching absolute beginners or advanced […]

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Levi Siver windsurfs the fresh powder of Mt Rishiri, Japan

Maui ripper Levi Siver recently hit up Japan’s Mt Rishiri to ride some fresh powder. And no, we’re not talking about snowboarding, skiing or even those funky snowboard rig attachment style combos. This is Levi burning some white stuff aboard his full on windsurfing kit proper. Using a specially designed board Siver nails possibly the ultimate winter windsurfing run. Snow […]

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RYA Youth Nationals, Hayling Island Sailing Club, event report

Words and pics: RYA Last week saw a healthy bunch of youth RS:X and Techno class windsurfers descend on Hayling Island Sailing Club (HISC) to do battle at the Youth National Champs. The event spanned five full days and included 12 different fleets. 379 sailors in all were tested to the full across a variety of different conditions. Windsurfing UK […]

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Ten Years of Togetherness Teamwork – NWF (National Watersports Festival) 2017

Togetherness is a hugely important part of life. It unites us, gives us security, support and a sense of belonging. For over 10 years, The National Watersports Festival (NWF) has been bringing watersports enthusiasts together. The NWF caters particularly for families, teams and clubs, as well as individuals who want to connect with others who share their interests and passions. […]

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Storm Doris wave mission – Puravida crew hits West Wales

As Storm Doris bashed the west of the UK a hardy bunch of wave warriors stormed the West Welsh coast in a bid to score some epic conditions. Here’s the edit from Puravida’s crew who managed to snag a banging session at a lesser known Welsh reef.