Windsurfing UK Kit Tests

Signature series – KA Sails Koncept 7m slalom windsurf sail test 2018

Pics: James Jagger KA Sails were pretty commonplace around UK shores a few years ago. Still going strong, however, we decided to re-visit the Netherlands based windsurf sail brand to see what the score is with their signature slalom/race/speed sail the 7m Koncept. The first thing that strikes you is the sail’s livery. It’s a good looking sail and we […]

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Family fun – JP Australia Magic Ride 154 Family ES 2018 windsurfing board test

What do you want from a windsurfing board these days? Ease of use, performance and versatility are some terms which spring to mind – especially the last word. With recreational time being at a premium most punters want as much bang for their buck as possible. Even more so if you have a family of budding windsurfers in the mix. […]

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Try it, you might like it (again) – BIC Techno One Design 293 test

Words: WSUK Pics: James Jagger At one point, not too far back, you couldn’t move for blue BIC Techno boards littering beaches on sunny blow days. The iconic blue shape still holds favour with many – scour the classified sections and you’ll no doubt find a few ‘old blues’ being sold second hand. These days they’re not quite as prevalent, […]

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Redline freeride – Severne Fox 105 2018 freeride windsurf board test

Following on from WSUK’s review of the Dyno 105 this time round we’re spotlighting Severne’s sporty freeride model the Fox 105. Coming in blaring orange/red livery, ensuring it stands out on the beach/water, the Fox displays similar design traits you often see on slalom boards – a scooped out deck, outboard footstraps, hull cutouts in the tail and an overall […]

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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 […]

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Kefalos, Kos, Greece windsurfing: try it, you might like it!

Words: Olli Anderson Pics: Florian Ragossnig Greece’s infamous Meltemi wind is a constant attraction during summer months when it really ramps up. With clockwork consistency it blows across the warm waters of the Aegean Sea, buffeting the assorted islands and making them an enticing prospect for many a windsurfer looking to get away for a spot of salty escapism. Kefalos, on […]

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Feathery versatility – Severne NCX 8m 2017 freeride windsurf sail review

Billed as no cam freerace sails Severne’s NCX range continues to draw admirers from all corners. Looking unique and instantly identifiable the NCX 8m is a bold looking tool for making use of lighter winds. Although we used both colourways of the 2017 Severne NCX, this didn’t affect things as aesthetics are just that – performance is the same regardless. […]

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Burning bright – RRD Firemove 100L E-tech 2017 windsurf board review

Words: Mic Brignall Pics: Lawrence Sinclair With the 120 version of RRD’s Firemove featured in the summer 2017 issue of Windsurfing UK Mic Brignall checks out the 100 E-Tech type. Over to Mic for more.   Manufactured with a Polysterene middle, glass fibre second layer and an Epoxy outer skin RRD’s Firemove 100 is durable and eye catching in equal […]

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Boosting parallels – Fanatic Freewave Stubby 105L 2017 windsurf board review

Non-POV pics James Jagger Photography Freestyle wave boards: the do it all, go to tools for most windsurfers looking to dabble with all kinds of sailing. Except we know no one single piece of windsurfing equipment can cover all bases, can it? Fanatic have made rapid progress with their stubby parallel rail concept FSW. With its duck’s bill nose and […]