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 & 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 […]
Words: Bouke Becker Pics: Witchcraft Windsurfing There’s much criticism about the cost of new windsurfing equipment – in fact, it’s serious bone of contention for many riders. Long time industry insider and business owner Bouke Becker speaks about one of the most controversial aspects of windsurfing. Talk to us about the cost of windsurfing equipment and why prices are such […]
Fuerteventura’s south facing Sotovento is a world famous speed windsurfing location and host of the PWA’s freestyle and slalom events that roll in to town during summer. Firmly on the map as a bona fide windy location the Sahara like landscape had little more than a bar and a few apartments 20 years ago. But once windsurfers started clocking serious […]