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Simon Bornhoft Windwise coaching – unhook and hold on

“Could how you unhook be holding you back?” Words: Simon Bornhoft Pics: Windwise Simon Bornhoft explains why getting brilliant at seemingly basic skills can be a game changer for your windsurfing. Task: Sail fast downwind, unhook and sheet in without losing speed or control…! Level: Beginner to expert. Why: Develops stance, control, gybing, jumping, beg-expert wave riding and setting up for ‘moves’. Key […]

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Windsurfing 101: Simon Winkley

The fundamentals of how windsurfing works… Words: Simon Winkley Photos: John Humphries Illustrations: Pete Galvin When I first stumbled across windsurfing as an informal learner it was relatively easy to perform simple actions to make the thing work. However, being an inquisitive chap I wanted to know how and why the board and rig did what it did yet no […]

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Simon Bornhoft Windwise Coaching – Warrior

Content: Derived from the results and feedback of thousands of clients I’ve had the privilege to coach, thank you all. In keeping with the Windwise ethos of breaking the sport down into the most important transferable and trainable skills, Simon Bornhoft illustrates the importance of a ‘Warrior’ stance which is dynamic action that is instrumental in pretty much every windsurfing […]

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Summer carving – teaching your mates to carve gybe

Words: Mark Dowson Pics: Russell Groves, Mark Dowson This isn’t a technique article. This is about helping out your mates, seeing them progress and watching them evolve. This is an article about helping a fellow sailor push on and reach that next level. We all can do this. Mark Dowson describes one such scenario. I can’t quite remember how I started trying to help […]

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Simon Bornhoft Windwise coaching – when will we learn?

Words and pics: Simon Bornhoft (http://www.windwise.net) Windsurfing UK is stoked to welcome to fold UK pro windsurfing coach Simon Bornhoft. Simon’s Windwise technique courses have been helping sailors improve, across the globe, for many years. In the first of a new coaching series Mr B imparts valuable knowledge in the hope of getting you to the next level of your […]