Windsurfing UK Articles

Pick ‘n’ mix #2 – AHD Sealion Wings 7.6ft x 29” x 109L windfoil review

The following is reflective of our early experiences with windfoiling from 2017, when this article was first featured in Windsurfing UK. We should also add that the range of AFS hydro foils has now drastically changed. Stay tuned for AFS-2 foil review coming soon! This isn’t the first time we’ve published a foil related gear article (see review of AHD’s […]

Windsurfing UK Articles

Longboard lady: Annette Kent windsurfer profile

Words; Annette Kent Pics: Kent family Annette Kent has pretty much dominated ladies longboard racing in the UK for the last eight years, with considerable success prior to this. Showing no signs of slowing down we caught up with this longboard lady for a chat. Windsurfing beginnings My windsurfing beginnings started in the eighties. When I was 19 I bought […]

Windsurfing UK News

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 […]

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Live and direct: PWA Tenerife windsurfing action in the flesh! Dan Newman and Penny Chapman on tour…

As 2018’s windsurfing season gets underway Dan Newman gives us the inside view on what it’s like to attend a PWA event live and direct. Words: Dan Newman Pics: Penny Chapman @seazthemoment Globetrotting, sea fairing windsurfer Dan Newman and girlfirend Penny were looking for some time out away from yachty duties during summer 2017. Deciding to hit up Tenerife they […]

Windsurfing UK/Windfoil UK

Windfoil Zone: Tips for flying on your windfoil in lighter winds

Pic: James Jagger If you’ve got to grips with the basics of windfoiling, most likely in moderately strong winds, then you’re probably looking to lift off in lighter airs. Read more about flying your foil in lower wind speeds by following the link below to the Windfoil Zone article – Windsurf foiling tips: getting up and flying in light airs […]

Windsurfing UK Kit Tests

Upgraded Ianovated windsurfing palmless mitts first run out (review)

With the recent UK spring weather not being exactly spring-like it’s been a good period for testing cold water windsurfing gear and how well this kit stands up to the chill. Here Windsurfing UK’s editor, Tez Plavenieks, took the upgraded Ianovated palmless mitts for a first run out. Many may recall the, er, innovative wetsuit featuring rubber tubes running down […]

Windsurfing UK Articles

Beast from the East Dublin style – cold windsurfing action from Ireland

It’s no secret that we’ve had one of the coldest starts to spring (official) this year. With the recent dubbed ‘Beast from the East’ weather phenomenon hitting UK shores, bringing super frigid winds and snow, there were a few hardy souls ready to brave the conditions and get their windsurfing fix. Check out the vid from Lukadventure Media on YouTube.

Windsurfing UK Kit Tests

Compact efficiency – Severne Dyno 105 2018 freestyle wave board test

With Severne’s brand new 2018 Dyno freestyle wave board range starting to become widely available we thought it an apt time to publish the 105 test. Read on for more… Non-POV pics: James Jagger Photography Having been passed Severne’s brand new 2018 Dyno 105 freestyle wave board we weren’t quite sure what to expect. The main thing riders will notice […]

Windsurfing UK Articles

Doable moves: James Cox’s nitro injected forward loops (and controlling them when overpowered)

Words: James Cox (Bigsalty Weather) Pics: Fergus Cowhig, Greg Dunnett, Jamie Hancock, Caroline Radway We’ve talked about the forward on Windsurfing UK’s website. But with so many variations, and styles to the move, it’s always good to get some other perspectives and tips. James Cox, owner of bigsalty.com, talks us through injecting some nitro into your forward loops and controlling […]

Windsurfing UK Articles

Sleeping in cars – windsurfing as a student in the South West

Words: Ben Page – Pics: Simon Burgess, Jan Bowden, Luke Raistrick, Stefan Hilder For many windsurfers winter means a training trip to an exotic location such as South Africa or Maui. But what of the UK in winter? It’s no secret that the winter months are our wildest in terms of weather, with the south west of England bearing the […]