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

Turbo 15 @ NWF

All the latest from the NWF Team, about what’s on offer for junior competitors at this year’s National Watersports Festival on 4th – 6th September...

Turbo 15 @ NWF
News

Proffitt's Pozo Training Diaries - Part Four

Ben Proffitt is back with the fourth edition of his 2015 training diaries from Pozo. The Gran Canaria Wind and Waves Festival kicks off in...

Proffitt's Pozo Training Diaries - Part Four
How To

The Science Of Speed - How Fast Can We Go?

In June we focussed a lot on speed here on Boards, and through the Big Speed Debate a reader, Rick Hanke, got in touch to...

The Science Of Speed - How Fast Can We Go?
News

Daily Round-Up 3rd July - Swift, Browne and Two Sarahs

Robby Swift and Marcilio Browne dropped this incredible video from Chile a couple of days ago, and it’s everything you would expect from these two great...

Daily Round-Up 3rd July - Swift, Browne and Two Sarahs
News

Discount Code For Boards Readers

We’ve just had news from the guys at 4Boards that they have just received a shipment of 2012 Gaastra Sails, all brand new at great...

Discount Code For Boards Readers
Product

ION 2015 - Brand New Accessories Released

New gear isn’t all about a brand new board, windsurfing accessories are almost as important as the key gear… almost! ION have just brought out...

ION 2015 - Brand New Accessories Released
News

UK Windsurfing Latest - Freestyle Champs and BWA Tiree

The UKWA have now announced that entry for the British Freestyle Championships is now open! The British Champs will take place on the 24th and...

UK Windsurfing Latest - Freestyle Champs and BWA Tiree
News

Daily Round-Up 1st July - What's Coming Up This Month

It’s a brand new month and it is time to look ahead at what coverage we will have over July right here on Boards.co.uk This month...

Daily Round-Up 1st July - What's Coming Up This Month
People

You Can Have It All - How To Juggle Work, Life and Windsurfing - Andy Bubble Chambers

The UK and Ireland provide some incredible windsurfing conditions and, if you can figure out a good work/life/windsurf balance, there are plenty of hours on the water up...

You Can Have It All - How To Juggle Work, Life and Windsurfing - Andy Bubble Chambers
News

It's Always Windy In Sunny Hunny

Report from BSA Hunstanton

It's Always Windy In Sunny Hunny
News

RIP Peter Volwater

This windsurfing world has been thrown into shock today by the untimely death of windsurfing legend Peter Volwater. The PWA have shared and confirmed the...

RIP Peter Volwater
News

Daily Round-Up 30th June - Round Land's End and Latest Shred It

As the temperatures soar across the UK it’s great to see the incredible progress Jono Dunnett is making on his Windsurf Round Britain mission! Now...

Daily Round-Up 30th June - Round Land's End and Latest Shred It
Technique

Kids Zone - A Basic Guide To Junior Windsurfing

ARE YOU YOUNG AND WANT TO WINDSURF? ARE YOU A PARENT LOOKING TO INTRODUCE YOUR KIDS INTO WINDSURFING? Answer…START EARLY! Venturing into windsurfing at a young age is...

Kids Zone - A Basic Guide To Junior Windsurfing
Videos

Proffitt's Pozo Training Diaries Pozo 2015 - Part Three

Another day, another Pozo Training Diary, but this time from Shropshire?!? Don’t worry, the one and only Ben Proffitt is still bringing you all the latest...

Proffitt's Pozo Training Diaries Pozo 2015 - Part Three
News

A Weekend Of Speed And Slalom

BSA Hunstanton, Dunkerbeck Speed Challenge and MORE Wavesailors Turn To Speed

A Weekend Of Speed And Slalom
News

Daily Round-Up - Monday 29th June

Massive congratulations this morning goes to Bryony Shaw who was won the RS:X Europeans! Bryony has taken yet another victory at the top level of...

Daily Round-Up - Monday 29th June
Videos

The Forward Loop with GetWindsurfing

Phil and Danielle from GetWindsurfing had previously run us through the forward loop, but now they’ve updated their technique video adding more in depth details,...

The Forward Loop with GetWindsurfing
News

A Family Speed Affair

The Dunkerbeck GPS Speed Challenge is about to kick off over in Fuerteventura and we’ve got our money on one of the youngest riders to...

A Family Speed Affair
News

Daily Round-Up - Friday 26th June

We’re going from one extreme to another with the round-up today, yesterday we looked at one of the best forwards we’ve seen all year from...

Daily Round-Up - Friday 26th June
News

Daily Round-Up - Thursday 25th June

Not much to say in today’s round-up, just: THIS is how to do a forward! Courtesy of many time world champion Kevin Pritchard. And make sure...

Daily Round-Up - Thursday 25th June
News

Junior Rig Mega Deal

We’ve already taken a look at what sort of equipment junior riders should be looking at and why, and now we’ve got some more details...

Junior Rig Mega Deal
News

Minster Windsurf Academy Hit By Fire

A disastrous fire has hit Minster Windsurfing Academy recently, putting a stop to the awesome activities they provide for a whole range of windsurfers and...

Minster Windsurf Academy Hit By Fire
Videos

The Best Way To Improve Your Freeride Skills

Simon Bornhoft recently visited Turkey with a crew of eager windsurfers, all wanting to improve their freeride skills. Here Simon explains exactly what you could...

The Best Way To Improve Your Freeride Skills
Features

Understanding Windsurfing and The Weather

Windsurfing is a sport intrinsically linked to mother nature. Windsurfers are not only affected by the weather, but whole heartedly rely upon suitable conditions being...

Understanding Windsurfing and The Weather