Windsurfing UK Kit Tests

Versatile freedom ride – AV Boards Free BT 103L freestyle wave windsurf board test.

Review: Tez Plavenieks Pics: Nick Kingston & Oli Liane-Peirce A new brand to some AV Boards is the brainchild of Italian shaper/designer Aurelio Verde who’s noted as being one of the best creators of his generation. Having cut his teeth working for RRD he’s now involved with pushing his own company forwards. The AV Free BT is a parallel rail […]

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 UK News

Mistral International partner with ZyroFisher distribution for windsurfing and watersports in the UK & Ireland.

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 […]

Windsurfing UK Articles

Windsurfing’s still fun (as if you needed that pointing out) – an article from NCW.

Pics: Oli Lane-Peirce, James Jagger. Our friends over at North Coast Wetsuits recently published an article about how windsurfing’s still the maker of fun (with input from WSUK’s editor) – even with all the so called new school (modern, trendy) disciplines of wing foiling, windfoiling and still, to a degree, kitesurfing. For a good many windsurfing remains ‘the one’. And […]

Windsurfing UK Kit Tests

No myth! – Avanti Sails Icarus 5.5m foil specific sail test.

Review: Tez Plavenieks Pics & vid: Oli Lane-Peirce In Greek mythology Icarus, son of master craftsman Daedalus (who also created the Labyrinth), attempt to design a pair of wax/feather wings to escape the island of Crete. Unfortunately, having flown too close to the sun, the wings fail and Icarus falls from the sky. With Avanti Sails’ Icarus foil specific sail […]

Windsurfing UK Articles

Happy stacking – the art of windsurf crashing…

Words: WSUK Pics: James Jagger Whatever stage of windsurfing you’re at stacking it will be a thing. From those first steps, where over balancing whilst uphauling, through to catapulting during attempts to locate footstraps and all the way up to bailing during big moves, crashing is a thing of windsurfing. As the old saying goes: ‘if you’re not failing (or […]

Windsurfing UK Articles

Life. With Steve Bland.

Words and pics: Steve Bland A snippet of encouragement from the pen of Steve Bland. Life’s certainly full of ups and downs and Steve’s nutshell version certainly highlights this. Find out more about Steve, his wife Rachael and her legacy by looking up the podcast ‘You, Me and the Big C ’. I was 11 years old when I fell […]

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 UK Kit Tests

Windsurfing UK content dump alert! Outstanding Windsurfing UK windsurf equipment test reports now online…

Content dump alert! Windsurfing UK’s outstanding equipment tests are now online. Featuring longboards, wave boards, foils and foil boards, freeride sails and sleds, slalom kit and everything else. So grab yourself a pew and have a scan of what’s been missed if you haven’t been getting the actual print mag. Don’t forget, much of this kit is still available even […]