Windsurfing UK Profiles

York speed! – Matty York windsurfer profile

Interview: WSUK Pics: Matty York, Marcy York, Dave White Super keen speed sailor Matt York recently underwent open shoulder surgery to repair a niggling injury. As we go to press (early summer 2019) Matt should be on the road to getting back afloat. During this ‘off games’ period though we thought we’d catch up for a natter about all things […]

Windsurfing history encyclopedia

L – Luderitz Speed Challenge: windsurfing’s premier speed sailing event and location

Held every year since 2007 the Luderitz Speed Challenge, Namibia, is speed sailing’s premier go fast event and location. A purposely dug canal, 800m long, including starting and stopping zones, sees windsurfers test their mettle by flying along the canal’s shallow waters aiming to break personal and world speed sailing records. One key factor in why Luderitz is so important, […]

Windsurfing UK News

Zara Davis joins the Simmer boards windsurfing team

Zara has been an international team rider for Simmer sails for 9 years and has had major success with them achieving 2 World Speed Championship titles, 6 European Speed titles, Two World Speed Records and 3 times British Slalom Champion. But now Simmer Style have developed their completely new range of Speed and Slalom Boards which will suit Zara down […]

Windsurfing UK Profiles

The other half – Pete Davis windsurfer profile

Words: Pete Davis Pics: Pete Davis, Dave White, Barry Rivett Many will be familiar with Pete Davis – other half of World Champ speed sailor Zara (who we profiled in our very first issue), active UKWA board member and organiser of Weymouth Speed Week. He also has a spot on the World Speed Sailing Record Council (The WSSRC). But there’s […]