Amy Carter

Amy Carter

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

Recent Articles By Amy

Travel

A Quick Guide To Windsurfing Holidays

Google ‘windsurfing holidays’ and the choices are almost endless… but what should you be looking for?  From the popular haunts around Greece, Egypt, Turkey and Croatia...

A Quick Guide To Windsurfing Holidays
News

Daily Round-Up 20th August - Extreme Ironing

We’ve posted a few times on here about how whatever the weather we should be out windsurfing. It isn’t always easy to think of new...

Daily Round-Up 20th August - Extreme Ironing
News

Daily Round-Up 19th August - Roadtrip Time!

In today’s round-up we’re catching up with British windsurfer Ben Page, who’s currently over in the US making the most of the Pistol River conditions....

Daily Round-Up 19th August - Roadtrip Time!
News

Daily Round-Up 18th August - Williams Is Ready

Over in Turkey the next stop on the PWA slalom tour is about to kick off, with the UK’s Ross Williams ready to take on the...

Daily Round-Up 18th August - Williams Is Ready
Product

Fanatic Reveal Their 2016 Freeride Range

A month after showcasing their 2016 wave and freestyle range, Fanatic announce their 2016 freeride range too. Here the Fanatic team give you a closer...

Fanatic Reveal Their 2016 Freeride Range
Features

The Starboard 2016 Range Explained

As we shared last month, Starboard have just launched their 2016 Wave and Freestyle Range, and now we’ve decided to dig a little deeper and find...

The Starboard 2016 Range Explained
Technique

The Carve Tack

Phil and Danielle from GetWindsurfing join Boards for the next instalment of their technique series, this time covering a fundamental for short board windsurfing, the...

The Carve Tack
News

Daily Round-Up 17th August - GoPro Experiments

Happy monday and today we’re bringing you a pretty cool go pro trick from team GB windsurfer Sam Sills and friend… reckon you can give...

Daily Round-Up 17th August - GoPro Experiments
News

Daily Round-Up 14th August - Let Me Take A Selfie

Happy Friday everyone! We hope you’ve got lots planned for a busy weekend – especially getting on the water. Remember, whatever the weather there’s always some...

Daily Round-Up 14th August - Let Me Take A Selfie
News

Daily Round-Up 13th August - Deals and A Day In The Life Of Muzza

We’ve got some cracking deals for you in today’s round-up, so if you’re looking for some new gear but don’t want to pay full price...

Daily Round-Up 13th August - Deals and A Day In The Life Of Muzza
People

You Can Have It All - Doctor, Dad and Slalom Champion

Think you don’t have time to windsurf? Life is always a juggling act, but we think we can all learn a thing or two from...

You Can Have It All - Doctor, Dad and Slalom Champion
News

Daily Round-Up 12th August - Waves On Demand And In The Fish Bowl

Today we’re taking a ride along a wave at the brand new Snowdonia Wave Garden, with Jim Brooks-Dowsett. Waves on demand… what’s not to like?! //...

Daily Round-Up 12th August - Waves On Demand And In The Fish Bowl
Features

Behind The Scenes - Siam Park Super Session

At the weekend Siam Park in Tenerife was the setting for an epic super session – with manmade waves and jet ski power – the worlds...

Behind The Scenes - Siam Park Super Session
News

Daily Round-Up 11th August - First Steps

In today’s round-up we’re starting with some non-windsurfing, but truly inspiring, news. If anybody doubts how amazing watersports are, just take a look at this...

Daily Round-Up 11th August - First Steps
News

British GPS Speed Ladder - Get Involved

Want to test your top speed against the rest of the UK? NWF are launching and supporting the brand new British Speed Ladder, which will...

British GPS Speed Ladder - Get Involved
How To

How To Speedsail - Weymouth

The UK has some incredible windsurfing spots, but it’s not always easy to know how to sail at them. So, we’re guiding you through a range...

How To Speedsail - Weymouth
Technique

Sheet In, Turn Left - How To Speed Sail At West Kirby

Want to take on speed sailing at West Kirby for the first time? Adrian Jones takes an in-depth look at how to sail West Kirby, recalling...

Sheet In, Turn Left - How To Speed Sail At West Kirby
News

Daily Round-Up 10th August - Tenerife Madness

It was a very busy weekend over in Tenerife at the PWA wave world cup with the completion of the double elimination for the men...

Daily Round-Up 10th August - Tenerife Madness
News

Daily Round-Up 7th August - Tenerife Catch Up

PWA Tenerife may have taken a while to warm up this year, but the action is certainly flowing now. Make sure you’re watching all the...

Daily Round-Up 7th August - Tenerife Catch Up
News

Secret September at Club Vass

Club Vass have some top secret news about September out in Greece… Sssshhh… don’t tell anyone, but September is one of Vassiliki’s best kept secrets. With...

Secret September at Club Vass
News

Daily Round-Up 6th August - Cape Wrath

Jono Dunnett is continuing on his Windsurf Round Britain mission and is making incredible progress, now being all the way up and ready to take...

Daily Round-Up 6th August - Cape Wrath
Videos

#TBT - VIDEO - 52 foot High Backloop!

Everyone loves a bit of old school action (we hope!) so we’re getting in on the #TBT (throwback thursday) action here on Boards. This is...

#TBT - VIDEO - 52 foot High Backloop!
News

Daily Round-Up 5th August - Rhossy On Fire

In today’s update we’re taking a closer look at the recent action from Rhosneigr. There’s been action across the country as the wind and waves...

Daily Round-Up 5th August - Rhossy On Fire
Tested

Seat vs Waist Harness - Which and Why?

If you’ve started windsurfing in recent years, it’s very likely that you were told the only harness to have was one that went around your...

Seat vs Waist Harness - Which and Why?