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Emma Wilson aiming for podium finish at RS: X Worlds, Australia

The UK’s Emma Wilson is currently all guns blazing at the RS: X Worlds being held in Sorrento, Australia. Lying fourth overall she’s just one point off a podium finish with the event at its halfway stage. Check out the snapshot headlines below and stay tuned for more updates. Third day marks halfway stage of the RS:X Worlds All fleets complete […]

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Windfoiling to make thrilling debut at 2020 RYA Youth Nationals

The RYA Youth National Championships will enter an exciting new era in 2020 with the latest Olympic discipline of windfoiling set to make its debut. Windfoiling, an evolution of windsurfing, will replace the RS:X at the Paris 2024 Olympics and will be the third class to ‘fly’ alongside the Nacra 17 and Formula Kite. To ensure that youth racing in […]

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Head honch – the UK Windsurfing Association’s Bob Ingram in profile

Interview: WSUK Pics: Andy Stallman Bob Ingram has held down the position of UKWA head honcho since 2009. A fan of all aspects of windsurfing – not least raceboard and formula – Bob’s still as hungry as ever and super keen to get afloat, deliver the goods in terms of events and generally spread the good word of windsurfing. Here’s […]

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Mayo Mayhem 2018 – Ireland’s premier wave sailing event goes off!

Pic & vid: Mayo Mayhem Ireland is known for its epic wave sailing, that’s for sure. For 2018’s Mayo Mayhem event the conditions were super fun allowing for some great competition. To check out the action and see how things went down hit up the Mayo Mayhem event wrap vid below.

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Five beach fortnight – Mark Dowson’s two week windsurfing binge

Words/vid: Mark Dowson Pics: Alex Parker, Justin Goodwin, Ian Whittaker, Steve Laddiman & Tracy Dennington  The BWA Cornwall Wave Classic in October half term was one of the first dates to be pencilled onto the calendar hanging on our kitchen wall. The plan was that Helen would go to the Canaries with her sister and soak up the rays, whilst I […]

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Mastering the masters #2 – Mark Dowson’s Cornwall Wave Classic victory

Words: Mark Dowson Pics: Kyle McGinn Regular Windsurfing UK contributor Mark Dowson scored an awesome result last weekend during the Cornwall Wave Classic. In a hard fought battle Mark took the masters division victory in some tough conditions. Following on from his Mastering the Masters Rhosneigr article (featured in Windsurfing UK’s summer 2017 issue) we caught up with MD to […]