Windsurfing header image: Nik Baker, Avon Beach, South Coast. pic: Radical Exposure.
Windsurfing this autumn (2021) has been pretty good by and large. At time of writing gusts are coming through in the Force 10 range at WSUK HQ. The last few weeks have seen all manner of windy shenanigans on the water. All parts of the UK have seen good conditions. October has certainly delivered in terms of windsurfing. Particularly after such a lacklustre summer. Here’s a round up gallery from some recent sessions across a green and pleasant land. Pic credits in caption.
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 […]
Words: Keith Atkinson Pic: Andy Stallman In part nine of this series we look at a very relevant exercise for windsurfing: the ‘Bent-Over Barbell Row’. It’s a great exercise to target one of the main muscle groups you will need for sheeting in during a gybe, holding the sail sheeted in overpowered, even uphauling! The vital part of this exercise is that you […]
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 […]