Windsurfing UK Profiles

The original – Alex Williams, legendary windsurfing/surfing photographer Q&A.

Alex Williams has been there, done that and definitely got the t-shirt, it’s safe to say. From a watersports photography point of view he’s snapped all manner of disciplines, from high performance surfing to being the official pro windsurfing tour photographer back in the day. Now leading a quieter life in South Devon we thought we’d catch up for a […]

Windsurfing history encyclopedia

A – Arnaud de Rosnay: windsurfing pioneer, adventurer and photographer

Arnaud de Rosnay was a French windsurfer, adventurer and photographer. His sailing featured many long distance, solo windsurf crossings including navigation of the Behring Strait, sailing between the Marquesas and the Tuamotu Archipelago, crossing the waters between Florida and Cuba and crossing the Strait of La Perouse between Hokkaido and Sakhalin. He was eventually lost at sea whilst attempting the crossing […]

Windsurfing UK Profiles

Taking that step… – James Jagger windsurfing photographer profile

Words and pics: James Jagger Here at WSUK we love to highlight those helping to spread the good word of windsurfing. This doesn’t just mean riders themselves, as can be seen with our second windsurfing photographer profile in the form of south coast based James Jagger. (You can read about Cornish lens man Joe Cockle here).  As much as windsurfing […]

Windsurfing UK Profiles

Shooting from the hip – Joe Cockle windsurfing photographer profile

Words and pics: Joe Cockle Joe Cockle is one of those understated heroes. Always on hand to document wave sailing action that takes place in and around St Ives, Cornwall, Joe shoots from the hip whatever the weather. With the UK’s wave sailing epicentre of Gwithian on his doorstep he’s one of a handful that has his finger on the […]