Windsurfing UK Coaching

Simon Winkley Lanzarote and Alaçati windsurf clinics, 2020

Simon Winkley, our very own ‘Fundamentals’ technique writer, has the following overseas clinics for 2020: Costa Teguise, Lanzarote: 16-23 March 2020 Level: Adventurous intermediates and advanced Lively yet with chilled vibes, Costa Teguise offers a dynamic windsurfing experience with flat water inside the bay and awesome yet easy swell on the outside. A perfect location to step up a gear, […]

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Round Hayling Island Windsurf Race 2019: youth dominance…

Words & pics: Mike Pringuer The Round Hayling Island Windsurf Race is one of iconic longevity that’s still going today having been revived in the last few years to incorporate other disciplines like stand up paddle boarding and outrigger canoe. Mike Pringuer reflects on 2019’s event below. The Round Island race this year was notable on a few counts:  A […]

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Windsurfing UK content dump alert! Outstanding Windsurfing UK windsurf equipment test reports now online…

Content dump alert! Windsurfing UK’s outstanding equipment tests are now online. Featuring longboards, wave boards, foils and foil boards, freeride sails and sleds, slalom kit and everything else. So grab yourself a pew and have a scan of what’s been missed if you haven’t been getting the actual print mag. Don’t forget, much of this kit is still available even […]

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A la la la la long – Mistral Freebird 350, Albatross 320 longboards, Revival 5.5m windsurf rig review

Words: WSUK Pics: James Jagger For Windsurfing UK our commitment to covering longboards and associated gear continues with this look at Mistral’s Freebird 350, Albatross 320 and Revival 5.5m rig. First up you notice that both boards feature a full EVA deckpad for additional comfort. This is both for cruising but also if you’re in the progressing stage of windsurfing […]

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Two of a kind – Exocet EVO freerace & NOE freeride windfoil comparison test 2019

Words: WSUK Pics: WSUK, Nick Kingston As foils continue to evolve it’s hard to sift through the hype to determine exactly what they need. And just because something is labelled or described in such a way doesn’t necessarily mean it’s right for you. Aspirations, skill and sailor style all have to be taken into account. Getting the opportunity to pit […]

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A right pair! – Witchcraft Karma 5.6m/Slayer 5.5m windsurf sail comparison test

Pics: James Jagger, Nick Kingston Having used most sizes of Witchcraft’s five batten Karma sail range we were intrigued by the brand’s 5.5m four batten power house Slayer. Putting one of the only Karma’s we haven’t tested (the 5.6m) next to the Slayer also makes sense in terms of comparing. With this size bracket being a go to for a […]

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The dualist – XO Sails Fly 7.8m windsurf sail test

Pics: Nick Kingston, James Jagger XO Sails’ Fly 7.8m is new from the French brand and aimed at covering both windfoiling and slalom. Now, as we all know, this isn’t a new concept, and actually sails in this vein have been tested by Windsurfing UK before… XO’s Fly 7.8m is triple cam affair that sheaths fairly easily. It requires a […]

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Good to go! – Unifiber Maverick 6.5m windsurf sail test

Words: WSUK Pics: Nick Kingston For many Unifiber maybe be a familiar brand when talking things like windsurfing accessories – masts, booms and harnesses lines for instance. It may therefore come as a surprise that the Netherlands company has branched out and is now producing windsurf sails. Their Maverick line is aimed at improving sailors with their 7.3m and 6.5m, […]

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All over it! – Patrik f-ride 125L GET 2019 windsurf board test

Words: WSUK Pics: James Jagger This is the third sled from Patrik Diethelm’s windsurfing brand we’ve tested and we have to say that as good as the other two are this is our favourite. Coming once again in GET construction it’s an eye catching machine that stands out – especially in the sunshine. Keep all your kit on colour point […]