Windsurfing UK Articles

Challenger Sails Claudio Badiali interview (video) – with Andy Stuart-William.

Challenger Sails’ head honcho Claudio Badiali recently made the trek to Blighty from his home of Italy. Chaperoned by Challenger Sails UK Andy Stuart-William Claudio did the rounds, stopping off at various locations – including here at WSUK HQ (as you can see in the image below). Having met Claudio in the flesh it was fascinating to hear his take […]

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2022 Challenger Sails deals from Foilshop UK.

Whether foil or fin the Challenger Sails are championship winning (as was proved recently during the PWA slalom event where Maciek Rutkowski took the title). And now’s your chance to own a slice of that good stuff and bag a deal in the process. As it stands the UK’s pretty blowy with plenty of opportunity to get out sailing. There’s […]

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Mayo Mahem windsurfing 2022 wrap video.

Mayo Mayhem Ireland’s no.1 windsurfing wave competition was held on Achill Island, Ireland at the end of September. The result of which also decided the Irish windsurfing wave tile. This year’s event went off. It was held in glorious condition for a windsurfing wave competition with Keel Beach looking more like Hawaii as it was sunny all weekend with side […]

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Windsurf ‘lads’ on tour, Brandon Bay, Ireland – with Mike Pringuer.

Mike Pringuer and a bunch of south coast ‘lads’ recently made the pilgrimage to the hallowed shores of Brandon Bay, Ireland. Anyone who knows the area will be aware of its potential for serving up awesome wave sailing, great surfing and a whole heap of good time craic. With a van packed full of all the toys and the forecast […]

Windsurfing UK Kit Tests

AK V1 Compact 105L wingsurf board test.

Wingfoiling boards come in many shapes and sizes. Your level, style and local conditions will dictate what type of gear you plump for. Pics: Mike Pringuer. The AK V1 Compact 105L, for most intermediate level wingers, may just be your perfect partner – despite it being billed as freestyle specific. Competent performance freerider’s will also find favour with the 105L. […]

Parkinson's Disease and windsurfing - with Rob Britton.
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Parkinson’s Disease and windsurfing – with Rob Britton.

Forword: Windsurfing UK. By Rob’s own admission in this article he was a 40 something happy, healthy active individual, who loved windsurfing and cycling. We know Rob well at Windsurfing UK. To say we were shocked when we found out about his Parkinson’s diagnosis is an understatement. Ever the positive chap, however, we’ve seen Rob doggedly refuse to let it […]

Inflatable windsurfing kit - perfect for kids learning and progressing.

Inflatable windsurfing kit – perfect for kids learning and progressing.

Inflatable windsurfing equipment technology is a direct result of the stand up paddle boarding and the popularity of air boards. Blow up equipment is now prevalent in most watersport disciplines. Having inflatable gear makes it much lighter an easier to use than usual component parts – especially where young children are concerned. With inflatable windsurfing equipment, young kids can learn […]

Learning to windfoil, with Dave Ludgate.
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Learning to windfoil, with Dave Ludgate.

Irish windsurfer Dave Ludgate has recently begun his windfoil journey. The man from Cork says it’s been on his radar for a while. But only recently has he had the chance to get stuck in. Whilst he’s learning Dave is also aiming to document his progress via a series of vlogs. These are warts and all stories from each session […]

Home grown UK watersports brand - North Coast Wetsuits - commits to windsurfing.
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Home grown UK watersports brand – North Coast Wetsuits – commits to windsurfing.

Windsurfing often bears the brunt of being ousted in favour of new fads and ways of wind riding. There’re plenty of stories about how the sport gets shoved aside. Yet windsurfing still gets plenty of riders on the water when it’s blowing and there remains a healthy market for equipment – new and used. Cornwall based North Coast Wetsuits are […]