Amy Carter

Amy Carter

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

Recent Articles By Amy

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RYA Books App Expands

Following the huge success of the RYA Books app in the iTunes App Store, which, since its launch in September 2011, has had over 70,000...

RYA Books App Expands
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Wave Special Fanatic Windsurfing Camp

WAVES WAVES WAVES! Do you want to improve your wavesailing, jumping, timing … or all three?!  Join Tom Brendt on the “WAVE SPECIAL” Fanatic Windsurfing Camp...

Wave Special Fanatic Windsurfing Camp
Travel

Brits Abroad: Ben Proffitt in Western Australia

Over the winter many of the UK’s windsurfers head to sunnier climes, but who’s going where and why? In this feature we will regularly catch...

Brits Abroad: Ben Proffitt in Western Australia
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SWA: Get Ready for PlymEx Cuave!

Calling all windsurfers, it is finally here…the new… the exciting…PlymEx Cuave! Next month February 8th-10th, Exeter and Plymouth are joining forces to host not only a...

SWA: Get Ready for PlymEx Cuave!
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GetWindsurfing Update

Danielle Lucas and Phil Richards of GetWindsurfing have had a fantastic 2012 and are now looking ahead to a successful year in 2013. Find out...

GetWindsurfing Update
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Windsurf Into The Unknown: Jeri Video

Phil Soltysiak and Michael Rossmeier featured in the 2012 Boards Spring Summer Annual, with a fantastic guide to windsurfing in Kenya; now they bring you...

Windsurf Into The Unknown: Jeri Video
Features

Have You Got What It Takes?

Dan Hallam, UKSA’s chief watersports instructor, talks us through the skills required to become truly inspirational within this booming industry. What do you need to become...

Have You Got What It Takes?
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Winter Workshops

There are plenty of events going on through the winter all across the country; check out the schedule from the RYA in the south of...

Winter Workshops
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Club Vass 2013 Deals

Get in quick on some new offers for Club Vass and Dahab in 2013! Club Vassiliki Special Offers Save £100 for June 2nd, June 9th, June 16th...

Club Vass 2013 Deals
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New faces for NorthSails and Fanatic

Fanatic is happy to announce the signing of French youngster Arthur Arutkin and beautiful Maxime van Gent to their International Windsurf & SUP team plus...

New faces for NorthSails and Fanatic
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Video: Another Award for Saskia Sills

After an incredibly successful 2013 Boards would like to congratulate RS:X racer Saskia Sills as she wins yet another award! Saskia has taken home the prestigious...

Video: Another Award for Saskia Sills
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Video: London Boat Show 2013

The Tullett Prebon London Boat Show is currently underway at the Excel centre in Docklands, London. The show is again bringing together many brands across boating,...

Video: London Boat Show 2013
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The Black Team Formula 2013

Andrea Cucchi, the man behind Point7 looks back at the development of their new formula windsurfing sails, which are sure to send more top class...

The Black Team Formula 2013
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Top News This Week

There is absolutely no doubt that the tragic news of the death of young Irish ripper Mikey Clancy has dominated the news this week. With...

Top News This Week
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Tribute to Mikey Clancy

As the windsurfing world slowly absorbs the shocking news of Mikey Clancy’s death tributes continue to come from all corners of the globe. K-66 team...

Tribute to Mikey Clancy
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PWA 2013 Provisional Calendar

The PWA have released their 2013 provisional calendar, which is proving especially exciting for the wave sailors amongst us with two new wave performance competition...

PWA 2013 Provisional Calendar
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RIP Mikey Clancy

The windsurfing world has been ripped apart by the exceptionally sad news that talented Irish PWA windsurfer Mikey Clancy has sadly passed away. Sympathy and...

RIP Mikey Clancy
Features

New Issue Boards: What Do You Want?

Boards has now successfully produced two editions of the new style magazine; 180 pages of high quality windsurf features. The first of our issues was...

New Issue Boards: What Do You Want?
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Changes and New Dates for W4CR

Make a note in your diaries, Saturday June 15th 2013 will be the date for the BIG fundraising event of the year from W4CR, the Sunrise-Sunset ‘The Challenge’....

Changes and New Dates for W4CR
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Video: Jamie Drummond in Malta

Ocean Elements manager Jamie Drummond has been making the most of the off season, experiencing new places and pushing his windsurfing in a whole new...

Video: Jamie Drummond in Malta
Features

Wetsuit Guide: Ianovated

As winter continues it could be time to look for that new wetsuit to keep you warm in the cold waters. Boards will, over the coming...

Wetsuit Guide: Ianovated
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Making Brand Waves

Daniel Macaulay, director of Brand Wave Marketing and talented windsurfer, has been featured recently on the Young Apprentice as a sports marketing expert! If you...

Making Brand Waves
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Find Your Wave Solution

Some of the World’s top windsurfers are at it again, passing on their knowledge in coaching clinics which promise to sky rocket your skills. North...

Find Your Wave Solution
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Ocean Elements to Open in Nidri!

Ocean Elements launch their new blog series, by catching up with the Greek Operations manager Maz to find out more about the season ahead. The first...

Ocean Elements to Open in Nidri!