Amy Carter

Amy Carter

Watersports and fitness addict, former world tour windsurfer, now loving reporting on and sharing watersports news.

Recent Articles By Amy

News

Centaur King (and Queen!) of the Wind

The Centaur King of the Wind has officially launched and online entry is now available here. As well the men’s event, the XPLG team are hosting...

Centaur King (and Queen!) of the Wind
News

Rewarded: Trailer

Andre Paskowski has done it again, this time presenting an unbelievable video of freestyle world champion Gollito Estredo. Rewarded covers Gollito’s rise to the top,...

Rewarded: Trailer
Technique

Slalom Secrets: Gybing and Top Speed

We all love going fast; blasting back and forth, racing mates and trying to get that little bit of extra speed out of a gybe....

Slalom Secrets: Gybing and Top Speed
News

PWA Overall Results 2012

After another successful year, the PWA competition is over for 2012. The year was rounded off with incredible action in Sylt, where to world champions...

PWA Overall Results 2012
News

Speed Week in Full Swing

It seems to be a day of Weymouth news today, as also at the weekend Weymouth Speed Week kicked off too. Light winds filled the...

Speed Week in Full Swing
News

Weymouth Youth and Masters

Hoards of young windsurfers (along with other sailing fleets) took to the waters of Weymouth and Portland Sailing Club at the weekend, for the Youth...

Weymouth Youth and Masters
News

BSA Christchurch

Last weekend saw a few events take place across the country, including two UKWA competitions. Whilst the freestyle took place in West Witterings (report coming...

BSA Christchurch
News

Rhodes Reflection and Autumn Action

Boards catches up with technique guru Jem Hall, as he reflects on a busy summer and looks forward to a (fingers crossed!) windy autumn and...

Rhodes Reflection and Autumn Action
Basics

The Windsurfer’s Journey: Strapping Up

James Hart again joins Boards Basics, he has now been on the water for a good few months. James is on the sea, getting into...

The Windsurfer’s Journey: Strapping Up
News

Phantom Racing Hits Thailand

Starboard prepare to host another successful Phantom 295 racing event, this time in Thailand. After the successes at Yyteri, Finland and Medemblik Holland, Starboard announces their...

Phantom Racing Hits Thailand
Basics

Gybing

Simon Bornhoft joins Boards for the next instalment of Basics, this time covering the gybe.  Gybing is a downwind turn where the rig is swung over...

Gybing
News

Want to try a new watersports camera?

Want to try the latest watersports cameras before you buy? Tech Trial offers you this very opportunity… Tech. Try. Buy. That is what Tech Trial UK...

Want to try a new watersports camera?
News

Costa Brava

Boards advertising manager Lukasz Zajdowski, reports from Costa Brava where the Starboard/Severne dealers meeting recently took place. Famous for hosting the PWA Slalom in Costa Brava,...

Costa Brava
News

Lucy Robson Talks to the BBC

BWA tour competitor Lucy Robson has recently spoken to BBC Sussex radio, about her decision to leave Brighton and head to the Canaries to fine...

Lucy Robson Talks to the BBC
News

Freestyle in Sigri

Youp Schimdt takes to the waters of Sigri to show off his best freestyle moves… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbssP8px20Y

Freestyle in Sigri
News

Boa Vista, Cape Verde?

Thinking of a windsurfing holiday before Christmas this year. Sportif have early season offers to Boa Vista, Cape Verdes with 1 week from £569pp and...

Boa Vista, Cape Verde?
News

Shaw Thing

Just a few months after the Olympics, we had heard that Bryony Shaw would be taking up kitesurfing and looking at many possibilities for the...

Shaw Thing
News

New Panther Elite

Seasprite Sports now have their hands on the New Panther Elite which is Ezzy’s first four battened all – round sail and has been developed...

New Panther Elite
News

Maui Timelapse

We know this is another Maui video, but we couldn’t resist! The maui webcam site have put together fantastic time lapse videos from some well...

Maui Timelapse
News

The Mary Poppins Demo Van...

The RRD demo van has been everywhere this summer, taking an abundance of windsurfing and kiting to a variety of locations. But just how does...

The Mary Poppins Demo Van...
Features

New Starboard Range - Futura or iSonic?

Of the new releases from Starboard, the Futura and iSonic are the key shapes if you’re looking to go fast, but which one would suit...

New Starboard Range - Futura or iSonic?
News

Maui Close Calls

Nice little video from Maui.ee; check out the close calls and action in the background too, a lot going on! http://vimeo.com/50568370 Ristna 2012-10-01 from maui.ee on Vimeo.

Maui Close Calls
News

AK11 - Tickets on Sale Now!

Tickets for the student event of the year, Aussie Kiss, are now on sale! Before you can get tickets to an SWA/XSWA/INSTRUCTOR event ticket you must...

AK11 - Tickets on Sale Now!
News

Fanatic Launch Freeride/Freerace Collection

The new Fanatic Freeride/Freerace Collection including the Hawk, Shark, Falcon and Ray are now online at www.fanatic.com. “This year the focus has been concentrated on the Freecarve, Freemove and...

Fanatic Launch Freeride/Freerace Collection