Windsurfing UK Articles

Surprise surprise! – windsurfing fun at Neilson’s Airone Beachclub (Italy)

At the start of 2018 WSUK’s editor and family were invited along to check out Neilson’s Italian new Airone beachclub resort, located on the Calabrian coast. Here’s what they found… Words: Tez Plavenieks Pics: CE Photo, David Green, Fi Plavenieks It’s hard not to look at wind forecasts when heading away on a trip – especially if you’re a windsurfer […]

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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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E – Egypt: windsurfing’s reliable flat water travel destination

Egypt, for many years, was a staple for many windsurfers looking for reliable winds, warm waters and good weather. In particular spots like Dahab, on the Sinai Peninsula, Hurghada, the harder to reach Soma Bay and wave spot of El Tur were big draws for many Euro’s in the off season. Apart from El Tur, which offers a second beach […]

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Planet Windsurf Holidays’ top 10 windsurfing spots for beginners

If you’re thinking about learning to windsurf, then you probably imagine your future self tearing across the water in high winds, catching some huge air off a wave or even pulling off some audacious trick. And with a little determination you will get there. But as a beginner you have to start off in conditions that are a little less […]

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Why you should go windsurfing in Mauritius…Planet Windsurf Holidays

For the team at Planet Windsurf, the UK’s leading windsurfing holiday specialist, it just doesn’t get any better than Mauritius. This Indian Ocean island boasts turquoise reef protected lagoons, consistent winds that blow from March to November, a variety of luxury hotels that are perfect for travelling with partners and families, and some of the best wave spots in the […]

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A windsurfing holiday to the greatest city in the world, Cape Town

With Telegraph readers recently choosing Cape Town as the greatest city in the world, Planet Windsurf Holidays, the UK’s oldest windsurfing holiday travel specialist, tells us why they recently decided to open an office in Cape Town!   The weather just doesn’t get any better Located right at the tip of South Africa, Cape Town offers fantastic weather for most […]

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Holiday windsurfing – let’s bring it back home (the benefits of windsurfing in the UK & abroad)

Words: Mic Brignall Pics: Lawrence Sinclair Regular WSUK contributor talks about the merits of windsurfng back in UK waters and not just aboard on your holibobs. Skateboarding, surfing, snowboarding: these sports all have something in common (and it’s not just the letter S!). Supposedly their heyday has been and gone – some say the same as windsurfing. It’s a sad […]

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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 […]