Amy Carter

Amy Carter

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

Recent Articles By Amy

Videos

Price + Late Hit = Broken

In windsurfing things can go from awesome to disaster in just a matter of seconds, so it’s always worth making sure you’re sailing with good...

Price + Late Hit = Broken
News

Daily Round-Up - Thursday 21st May

Want to be on Boards? Today’s wrap-up is a little reminder of the series our video man, Alfie Hart, is running that he wants you...

Daily Round-Up - Thursday 21st May
News

Summer Holiday Deals

Ocean elements announce their summer sale, giving you the opportunity to book in a great deal at any of their beach clubs.  Summer SALE Now On! SAVE...

Summer Holiday Deals
Tested

Freeride vs. Freerace vs. Race - Which Gear And Why?

Boardwise announce their first windsurfing demo of the season… Boardwise Aberdovey Demo It’s time for our 1st Aberdovey windsurfing demo of the year on Saturday June...

Freeride vs. Freerace vs. Race - Which Gear And Why?
News

Daily Round-Up - Wednesday 20th May

Speed, speed and more speed. That’s what we’re all about this month and as we mentioned the other day we have the speed test coming...

Daily Round-Up - Wednesday 20th May
News

Magical Moulay Delivers Again

Magical Moulay delivers once again for Phil Richards and Danielle Lucas. Here, they join Boards to share the details of their latest trip. Arriving in Moulay...

Magical Moulay Delivers Again
News

Daily Round-Up - Tuesday 19th May

Working in windsurfing isn’t all about teaching the sport in Europe’s windiest summer destinations – there are a whole lot more options if you want...

Daily Round-Up - Tuesday 19th May
News

Join The Tushingham Team

Want to work in windsurfing? Here’s your chance! Tushingham are looking for a sales rep to join their team, based in Devon (close to lots...

Join The Tushingham Team
Videos

Harwich Slalom - Video and Full Report

The latest British slalom event took place this weekend (16th-17th May) in Harwich with sunshine and light winds it was great to see few fresh...

Harwich Slalom - Video and Full Report
News

Push The Boat Out This Weekend

The RYA’s National Push The Boat Out Scheme is all about introducing new people to windsurfing, sailing and even SUPing. This weekend, the 9th and...

Push The Boat Out This Weekend
News

Daily Round-Up - Monday 18th May

The biggest event of the year has just gone down in France – Defi Wind has yet again proved that it is the biggest windsurfing...

Daily Round-Up - Monday 18th May
Features

Windsurfing In The City

Introducing people to windsurfing and making them windsurfers are two very different things and, although windsurfing is by no means a new sport in Britain’s...

Windsurfing In The City
News

Bristol On Top at BUCS

Bristol Windsurfing shred some waves at BUCS as new national champions! The weekend of the 24th to 26th April saw Bristol’s homecoming from the Student National...

Bristol On Top at BUCS
News

Daily Round-Up - Friday 15th May

Yet more great speed news today; lucky for our speed month! Yesterday Hans Kreisel racked up another world record breaking speed! We can also announce we’ll...

Daily Round-Up - Friday 15th May
World Travel

The Sultanate Of Oman - Into The Desert

Boardwise announce their first windsurfing demo of the season… Boardwise Aberdovey Demo It’s time for our 1st Aberdovey windsurfing demo of the year on Saturday June...

The Sultanate Of Oman - Into The Desert
Technique

Speed Sailing With Dunkerbeck

Bjorn Dunkerbeck is still one of the fastest windsurfers on the planet, check out his speed tips below, plus the full story of when Adrian...

Speed Sailing With Dunkerbeck
News

Daily Round-Up - Thursday 14th May

Today the Defi Wind contest kicks off in France! Defi is probably the biggest windsurfing race on the planet, attracting thousands of riders from around...

Daily Round-Up - Thursday 14th May
Videos

Chasing The Wind

The RYA are the national governing body for not only windsurfing, but a massive amount of wind and water-based activities. So, it’s even better to...

Chasing The Wind
Features

The Golden Rules For Your Speed Sailing Set-Up

Feeling the need for speed? It’s time to get tooled up with Oisin van Gelderen and his guide to all the equipment and know how...

The Golden Rules For Your Speed Sailing Set-Up
Videos

Daily Round-Up - Wednesday 13th May

It seems the UK pros have been busy of late, both home and abroad. You might think the pro riders are always off in windsurfing...

Daily Round-Up - Wednesday 13th May
News

BSA Harwich - 16th - 17th May

After a frustrating wait at Hayling Island last weekend the British Slalom Association competitors next stop will be Quiver Windsurfing in Essex, on the 16th...

BSA Harwich - 16th - 17th May
News

Demo Weekend - Poole 20th - 21st June

Demo weekend announced in Poole Harbour for the weekend of the 20th and 21st of June, all the details below.  This year’s demo weekend will again...

Demo Weekend - Poole 20th - 21st June
News

Daily Round-Up - Monday 11th May

Happy Monday everyone! We hope you all enjoyed an action packed weekend. From social media and the reports we’ve seen so far it certainly seems...

Daily Round-Up - Monday 11th May
Technique

The Best Stance For Top Speed

This month it is all about speed here on Boards, so with that in mind we’re catching up with one of the UK’s fastest, Steve...

The Best Stance For Top Speed