Windsurfing UK Kit Tests

What’s in a name? – BIC Wind SUP 11’6 Performer ACE-TEC test.

Words & pics: WSUK Proving that names mean absolutely nothing – similar to overall dimensions – BIC’s ACE-TEC constructed Wind SUP 11’6 Performer is a more akin to a longboard windsurfer, that also paddles nicely, than a stand up paddle board that allows for rigs to be attached. WindSUP isn’t new. Windsurf instructors have been using them as teaching tools […]

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Windsurfing done differently – buck the trend: alternative ways to windsurf

Words: WSUK As much as many would think windsurfing isn’t just about the obvious disciplines of race, wave, freestyle and freeride. For sure these areas of the sport are very much alive and kicking but aren’t the be all and end all. And everyday riders are only too aware of this. (All summer we saw evidence of sailors looking to […]

Windsurfing UK Kit Tests

Pick ‘n’ mix – AHD Sealion Wings 7.6ft x 29” x 109L windSUP review

We were intrigued by AHD’s Sealion Wings 7.6ft. Team rider/designer Bruno Andre is often seen putting this strapless design through its paces. The Wings is a multi-discipline tool that spans wave sailing windSUP, SUP, SUP foiling and wind foiling. Four sports in one nifty toy! For this test we’re focusing on the Sealion’s strapless wave sailing windSUP properties. Manufactured in […]

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Light wind wave sailing – windSUP in the absence of full power breeze

Text: Windsurfing UK Pics: Paul Monnington, Keith Thomas It used to be if the wind didn’t blow, then you couldn’t go – especially when it comes to wave sailing. The fact is, these days there are plenty of opportunities to still get out and play in the surf, even with marginal breeze on the cards. Windsurfers have a lot to […]