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 […]

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Windsurfing UK News

Windsurfing UK’s autumn issue is now live and kicking!

Featuring interviews with Fanatic rider Stephen Gibson; Irish ripper/young gun Finn Mellon; an in depth look at Alacati, Turkey; unparalleled AHD foiling, RRD wave sailing, NoveNove freestyle wave and Bug foils equipment tests; Dan Newman’s PWA Tenerife experience; Ben Page’s winter of sleeping in cars; windsurfing holiday focus stories from Planet Windsurf and Mic Brignall; new columns from Vass Diva […]

Windsurfing UK News

UK windsurfers put on good show at Dunkerbeck GPS Speed Challenge, 2017

Fuertventura’s speed spot, Matas Blancas in the south, once again delivered a fantastic week of challenging conditions that pushed the 55 strong fleet of men, women and kids to their limits. Conditions varied with riders being maxed out on their smallest 5m sails one minute to making the most of light airs on 7.8m the next. The UK had a […]

Windsurfing UK News

Dunkerbeck Speed Challenge: Ladies fleet dominated by Zara Davis

The UK’s Zara Davis is putting on a fine display at the Dunkerbeck GPS Speed Challenge, Matas Blancas, Fuerteventura. Although on top she is being kept honest and chased hard by her rival from last year Anne Schindler and  new comer to speed Miriam Rasmussen from Norway who lies in third. The best speed sailors from around the world descended […]

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 […]

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Windsurfing UK Profiles

Need for speed – Zara Davis in profile

Words and pics: Pete Davis Zara is probably one of the best known female windsurfers in the UK. With two world records and numerous European and World titles in speed sailing to her name, it’s not surprising. But what a lot of people don’t know is she is a qualified Osteopath and holds down a full time job running her […]