Windsurfing UK Profiles

Simon says… – Simon Bassett (of 2XS fame) windsurfer profile

Interview: WSUK Pics: James Jagger, Dave White Simon Bassett is the ever familiar face of 2XS club, school and shop at one of the south coast’s best loved windsurfing spots: West Wittering, West Sussex. Involved with windsurfing since the very start we sat down for a natter with SB to find out more. Tell us when you first discovered windsurfing […]

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Tough performer – Witchcraft Slayer 4.5m windsurf sail review

Having used Witchcraft’s range of Karma five batten power wave sails extensively it was intriguing laying hands on the Fuerteventura based company’s four batten offering. With a design brief, among other things, of being able to withstand the harshest of environments one thing’s for sure: it’s a wave sail that’s built to last and take a beating! Rigging is standard […]

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…by name, by nature – NoveNove (99 Int.) Chameleon 93 Pro 2018 review

Having enjoyed testing NoveNove’s Style Wave GLS 95 single fin freestyle wave board last issue we were positively frothing to hop on the brand’s flagship multifin Chameleon wave sled for a blast. Coming in distinct lime green and black livery the 93 can be set as either a quad, tri, twin or single fin ripper depending on your preferences. This […]

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The TOP 3 – ‘Fintastic’ battle at the RHOSNEIGR WAVE CLASSIC!

Words: Mark Dowson/BWA Pics: Mike Spencer, Mike Gibbens & Ollie Laddiman. Round 1 of the BWA 2018 Tour for the Pros kicked off at Rhosneigr on the 11th of May. BWA Press Officer Mark Dowson caught up with the three riders who topped the podium and asked them about their competition, kit tuning and pre-season training. Interestingly, all of them were […]

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Wave escapsim – Loftsails Wavescape 5m 2018 windsurfing sail review

Pics: James Jagger Loftsails’ Wavescape 5m is the first sail from Monty Spindler’s iconic windsurf sail brand we’ve used. Back in the day it was the brand’s popular Lip that seemed to be choice but these days the range has a refined and fresh aesthetic making the Wavescape visually appealing when on the water. Coming in striking blue and black […]

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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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Sleeping in cars – windsurfing as a student in the South West

Words: Ben Page – Pics: Simon Burgess, Jan Bowden, Luke Raistrick, Stefan Hilder For many windsurfers winter means a training trip to an exotic location such as South Africa or Maui. But what of the UK in winter? It’s no secret that the winter months are our wildest in terms of weather, with the south west of England bearing the […]

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Gibson’s world – Stephen Gibson pro windsurfer profile

Words: Stephen Gibson Pics: Gilbert Bara, James Gillespie Stephen Gibson is a long time windsurfer who moved to sunnier climes back in the 90s. Now a permanent fixture of Fuerteventura’s windsurfing scene SG still rips and enjoys the sport as much as ever. We tapped Gibbo up for a natter to see how things are these days. I started windsurfing […]

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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 […]