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K – Kos, Kefalos, Greece: popular windsurfing holiday hotspot

Situated 15k to the west of Kos’ main airport Kefalos is the quintessential Greek windsurfing destination. Featuring azure coloured water, with cross offshore Meltemi winds and flanked by hilly olive groves and traditional architecture (mixed with modern) it’s a spot that screams summer windsurf holiday resort. It’s also famous for being the birthplace of Hippocrates, who is noted as being the […]

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Z – Zakynthos (Zante), Greece: lesser known Greek windsurfing holiday destination

Although the Peligoni Club is based on Zakynthos it’s not a Greek island widely popular with windsurfing crowds. Yet on it’s day the region’s Meltemi can kick in and blow up to planing speeds that’ll see most windsurfers blasting back and forth happily. Zante, as the island’s more commonly referred to, is a hotspot for Brits abroad style holidays, with […]

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Exciting options for your next windsurfing holiday – Planet Windsurf tell all…

Looking to book your next windsurfing holiday but can’t decide where to go or what to do? The team at Planet Windsurf Holidays have the answer! Check out these new and exciting options for your next windsurfing travel adventure! Visit Cape Town: the number one city in the world Recently The Telegraph said that Cape Town is the number one city […]

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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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Ollie Scott – da man in charge of Club Vass

Words: Ollie Scott Pics: Claire Glasby, PROtography, Maleen Hoekstra Ollie Scott has done the rounds, in windsurfing terms. Starting as a lowly Sunsail instructor Ollie quickly progressed his skills during summers working for Club Vass. Soon he was competing in freestyle with the likes of Andy ‘Bubble’ Chambers and Colin ‘Whippy’ Dixon. These days the foot’s off the gas slightly as Ollie […]

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That old chestnut – further windsurfing adventures in Vassiliki

Words: Tez Plavenieks Pics: PROtography, EDGE Productions, Tez and Fi Plavenieks Not that long ago in a land not too far away scruffy long haired warriors congregated on a white pebble shoreline waiting for (as he was then known) ‘Eric’ to make his presence felt. Thermometer readings were such that you could fry eggs on tarmac and stray dogs/cats had […]