Windsurfing autumn 2021. Not too bad! (Gallery).
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Windsurfing autumn 2021. Not too bad! (Gallery).

Windsurfing header image: Nik Baker, Avon Beach, South Coast. pic: Radical Exposure. Windsurfing this autumn (2021) has been pretty good by and large. At time of writing gusts are coming through in the Force 10 range at WSUK HQ. The last few weeks have seen all manner of windy shenanigans on the water. All parts of the UK have seen […]

Windsurfing done differently, with Henry Cartwright (videos).
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Windsurfing done differently, with Henry Cartwright (videos).

Windsurfing can often appear to be all about waves and performance sailing in strong winds. Of course, for many, this rings true. But it doesn’t have to always be the case. As Henry Cartwright proves time and again. Possibly considered quirky by many his long distance windsurfing exploits, and unusual ways of riding, have certainly grabbed our attention. We’ve already […]

Jellyfish found at UK beaches - the most common.
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Jellyfish found at UK beaches – the most common types.

Jellyfish blooms can drift into UK waters at any time of year. You often find them washed up on beaches after heavy storms or big swell. Trotting along the beach it’s not uncommon to discover that flat, round gelatinous member of the subphylum Medusozoa family dolloped unceremoniously on the sand! By all accounts, foxes love to snack on washed up […]

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Autumn moves – time to step up your windsurfing skills?

Words: WSUK Pics: Oli Lane-Peirce, Mike Pringuer With autumn powering through as we write all this wind (which looks set to continue for a while yet) means there’s a reason to get out there and step up your windsurfing skills. After a lacklustre summer it’s as if someone’s flicked the switch and turned Momma Nature’s turbines back on. And with […]

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Wing foiling brands you mightn’t be aware of – the NOT usual suspects!

Pics: Oli Lane-Peirce, Mike Pringuer, Jonny Williams. With wing foiling continuing its rise in popularity, and seemingly companies pedaling wingsurfing kit popping up overnight, we wanted to check out what some of these not so well known brands offer. Info regarding the likes of Duotone, Fanatic, Naish, Starboard and so on is readily available. But there’s a raft of ‘fringe’ […]

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Feathery unique – Nautix Windsurfing Freeride 5.2m windsurf sail test.

Words: Tez Plavenieks Pics: Tez Plavenieks, Oli Lane-Peirce Designed by the highly regarded Teiva Sails of France I’ve spent a considerable amount of time with the new Nautix Windsurfing Freeride 5.2m. A four batten, multi use windsurf sail this is a step up in terms of performance for long time brand Nautix. Being designed by Teiva Sails (who also produce […]

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Good news for Irish windsurfing – Mayo Mahem 2021 is on!

Yes, Yes, Yes, we are back! It’s time for all us windsurfers to meet up with friends old and new. From near and far, to have some fun on and off the water. Let’s find out who has used the last two years to improve their wave sailing and who has not. It’s time to find out…………….. MAYO MAYHEM 2021 […]

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Diddy wind – McConks Go Sail XS (1.5m) inflatable windsurf sail test.

Words & pics: Tez Plavenieks Hands up if you learned how to windsurf on a conventional windsurfing rig? Potentially quite a while ago when rigs were still pretty heavy. Possibly the hardest thing is uphauling and getting the sail into position to actually start sailing. It’s arguably the most prohibitive part of learning to windsurf – although a whole host […]