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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Words & pics: Darach Powell Ever fancied sorting out that old battered stick you have lying around in the back garden? what about just being able to repair your windsurf board should it get dinged? Or possibly, like Darach, you have the idea of converting an old windsurf board into something completely new. Read on for one of the most […]
You probably won’t know Cork based Dave Ludgate. He’s not a pro windsurfer and doesn’t charge huge Pe’ahi in Maui. He’s not a radical windfoil sailor and isn’t about to break the 60 knot speed barrier. But. He’s a super enthusiastic freerider and environemntally conscious sailor epitomising exactly what real world windsurfers are all about. Which is why NCW have […]
Pics: James Jagger Windsurfing UK have worked with Mistral International for a number of seasons now so it’s great to see the brand partnering with Yorkshire based ZyroFisher for an exclusive windsurfing and watersports equipment distribution deal in the UK & Ireland. Full press release below. ‘North East based distributor ZyroFisher are excited to announce a partnership with the Mistral […]
Mayo Mayhem, Ireland’s premier windsurfing wave competition, is back again for its 3rd year this September on the beautiful beaches of Co. Mayo in Ireland. Bull Island Windsurfer in conjunction with Pure Magic and the IWA are delighted to announce that we will be running Mayo Mayhem windsurfing event on Achill Island between September 27th to 29th. This event is part of […]
Pic & vid: Mayo Mayhem Ireland is known for its epic wave sailing, that’s for sure. For 2018’s Mayo Mayhem event the conditions were super fun allowing for some great competition. To check out the action and see how things went down hit up the Mayo Mayhem event wrap vid below.
It’s no secret that we’ve had one of the coldest starts to spring (official) this year. With the recent dubbed ‘Beast from the East’ weather phenomenon hitting UK shores, bringing super frigid winds and snow, there were a few hardy souls ready to brave the conditions and get their windsurfing fix. Check out the vid from Lukadventure Media on YouTube.
Words: Finn Mellon Pics: Niall Melon, Samuel Tomé, @ferran401, @stp780, Maleenh, The Chook Journal As of today Irish ripper Finn Mellon is currently testing his mettle in Cape Town. Back in summer, however, he tries his hand at a spot of PWA competition. WSUK caught up with Finn post-Canaries for a chat. Finn Melon has an idyllic windsurfing life. Based on […]