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Q – Queen Mary Reservoir, Ashford, Middlesex: London’s closest inland windsurfing spot

Queen Mary Reservoir, Ashford, Middlesex, has long been a staple of landlocked London based windsurfers. Due to its high rise nature (the reservoir sits above a lot of the surrounding land) wind strengths can often be 1-2 forces stronger than forecasts suggest. 700 acres of water is where you’ll find every type of windsurfer, from beginners to advanced, and of […]

Windsurfing UK Kit Tests

Completely foiled – Slingshot Levitator 150L, Wizard 125L, Hoverglide Infinity 76 2019 comparison review

Words: Windsurfing UK Pics: WSUK, James Jagger, Nick Kingston Regular readers and the beady-eyed will have spotted in the last few issues of Windsurfing UK we’ve featured both Slingshot’s 2019 Levitator 150L, Hoverglide foil and Infinity 76 wing and Wizard 125L. Off the back of question regarding both boards we’ve decided to publish both test reports here, as well as […]

Windsurfing UK Kit Tests

Fly toy – Duotone F-Type 5.8m 2019 windfoil specific windsurf sail

There’s a lot to be thankful for in terms of design with the arrival of windfoiling. With a new discipline comes all manner of out of the box ideas and concepts that could straddle standard windsurfing in time. Not least a new brand name Duotone’s spangly foil specific F-Type 5.8m is a case in point. Once unfurled it’s obvious the […]

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Smoothly does it – Zeeko alloy Windfoil 2018 review

Words: WSUK Pics: James Jagger There’s no doubt about it: windfoiling is an exciting aspect of windsurfing and one we’ve been keen to cover at length. As with all areas of the sport product design and equipment trends change and evolve super fast. Also, it should be noted that foiling is bringing companies in from other sports, such as Zeeko […]

Windsurf Club Classics

Light wind windsurfing: the final frontier?

Words: WSUK Pics: James Jagger, Windsurfing UK Over the years windsurfing has evolved from what once was a light air pastime to something much more dynamic. Although that word ‘dynamic’ could equally apply to non-planing sailing these days so actually that first sentence is a moot point. (If you don’t believe us check out anyone into light wind freestyle – Caesar […]

Windsurfing UK Kit Tests

Up in the air – Horue H10 EVO windsurf foil test

As windsurf foiling advances more and more affordable products – in particular foils – are appearing. Another French brand involved from the start Horue have spent a considerable amount of time developing their H10 EVO entry level (100% French made) windfoil. Coming in hybrid lay up with front and back carbon wings, stainless steel dismountable fuselage, carbon wrapped stainless steel […]

Windsurfing UK Kit Tests

Stable composure – NeilPryde RS:Flight AL 2018 windfoil review

Note: The RS:Flight foil was tested alongside the JP Hydrofoil 135L ES board Words & pics: Romain Jourdan (Windfoilzone.com) Romian from Windfoilzone.com gives us his take on the NeilPryde RS: Flight AL windfoil.   Neilpryde is known as a brand offering high-quality products and we were curious to know if they could deliver a quality windfoil at an affordable price […]

Windsurfing UK Articles

Debunking some of windfoiling’s myths

Words: Windsurfing UK Pics: Windsurfing UK, James Jagger With windfoiling still garnering much attention, and more sailors taking it up, there are a few myths permeating that aren’t strictly correct. Read on to find out what these are. You need some wind! It’s easy to hit up social media channels, websites and media outlets when researching windfoiling and be confronted […]

Windsurfing UK Kit Tests

Double whammy – AHD SL2 132 windsurf/windfoil board and AFS-2 windfoil review

Note: this write up was originally published as two separate tests in Windsurfing UK’s Easter 2018 issue. To keep things (fairly) current, however, we’re posting this as a combined review. Non-point of view pics: James Jagger AHD SL2 132L x 79.6cm OSS slalom windsurf/windfoil board review Coming in double carbon construction AHD’s SL2 132L slalom board initially landed with us […]