Duncan Slater

Recent Articles By Duncan

Intermediate

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Help or Hinder?

If you’ve been overwhelmed when waterstarting, confused when cornering or dunked when duck gybing, there’s a high chance that you might have been fooled by...

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Help or Hinder?
Wave

Starboard Quad 81 Wood Carbon (2010)

Starboard are the first to bring a four-fin set-up back to the windsurfing market with the introduction of their Quad. We’re promised “more drive, more traction,...

Starboard Quad 81 Wood Carbon (2010)
Wave

Tabou Da Curve 85 TE (2010)

The Da Curves are totally new shapes for 2010 and are still available as singles or twin-fins (though not as a three-boxed optional). Tabou believe that...

Tabou Da Curve 85 TE (2010)
Product

Tushingham Edge

Dave Hackford of Tushingham Sails introduces their new 4-batten Edge, which arrives on UK shores today… The reason the new Edge sail  is special is...

Tushingham Edge
News

Muzza & Skyeboy NWF 2011 Walk-Through...

Take a stroll around the 2011 National Windsurfing Festival site and talk to some of the exhibiting trade with Chris ‘Muzza’ Murray and John ‘Skyeboy’...

Muzza & Skyeboy NWF 2011 Walk-Through...
Wave

Witchcraft Chakra 88 (2010)

The Chakra is the second line of thrusters to be put into production by Witchcraft. It supposedly has more of a classic freestyle-wave rockerline, but due...

Witchcraft Chakra 88 (2010)
Wave

Quatro Tempo Wave Twin-Fin 84 (2010)

The Twin-Fin 84 is part of Quatro’s brand new Tempo range, and has been designed to perform in waves found anywhere around the globe. Quatro say...

Quatro Tempo Wave Twin-Fin 84 (2010)
Intermediate

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Kill or Cure?!?

Simon Bornhoft explores the counterintuitive moments in windsurfing… Photos: WindWise / Karen Bornhoft A frustrated gyber once proclaimed that windsurfing was like getting in a...

WindWise with Simon Bornhoft: Kill or Cure?!?
UK Clubs

Project Windsurf-UK

Project Windsurf-UK, a brand new initiative dedicated to windsurfers across the country, was officially launched last weekend (3-4 September) at the National Windsurfing Festival at...

Project Windsurf-UK
Videos

West Witts Wipe-Outs

Watch Max Rowe, Andy ‘Bubble’ Chambers, Adam Sims and Chris ‘Muzza’ Murray wiping out in 50 knots at West Wittering’s low tide lagoon, Tuesday 7...

West Witts Wipe-Outs
UK Sailor News

Team WindWise at NWF 2011

Our technique guru Simon Bornhoft gathered over 30 of his WindWise clients to form Team Windwise and enter the National Windsurfing Festival for the first...

Team WindWise at NWF 2011
Wave

JP Twinser Wave 82 Pro (2010)

Marketed once again as Kauli’s Twinsers, these boards are said to allow every rider to carve more radical turns on any wave from average onshore days...

JP Twinser Wave 82 Pro (2010)
Intermediate

Bodywise with Simon Bornhoft: Your Action Plan

To finish off his expose on how the windsurfing body works, Simon Bornhoft summarises the key performance enhancing actions for you to try the next...

Bodywise with Simon Bornhoft: Your Action Plan
Product

Hot Sails Maui FireLight

Chris Freeman of Hot Sails Maui introduces ‘the world’s lightest production wave sail’… The much talked about Hot Sails Maui FireLIGHT recently started shipping from...

Hot Sails Maui FireLight
News

Muzza Gets Eaten!!!

Watch wavesailing legend in the making Chris ‘Muzza’ Murray K-202 get into a spot of bother whilst bottom turning on the beach at Shoreham. http://mpora.com/videos/cj6ehFT84...

Muzza Gets Eaten!!!
Videos

Muzza's NWF 2011 Highlights

Check out Chris ‘Muzza’ Murray’s 2-minute highlights movie from the Hayling Island National Windsurfing Festival 2011… More at www.nationalwindsurfingfestival.com http://mpora.com/videos/qIAA4yYnT

Muzza's NWF 2011 Highlights
Magazine

Issue 277

Contents 277 – SEPTEMBER 2011. Covershot: Caroline Camboulives sharing paradise with the locals, by Ben Thouard features TAHITI – Between dream and reality Tahiti is a...

Issue 277
Wave

Goya Custom Twin-Fin Wave 89 (2010)

Goya are entering the twinser market for the first time with this line-up of twin-fin boards, available in 74L, 81L, and 89L. During development the...

Goya Custom Twin-Fin Wave 89 (2010)
Intermediate

Bodywise with Simon Bornhoft: Rule Breakers

Simon Bornhoft looks at when technique, form and normal perceptions go against conventional wisdom. Photos: WindWise / Karen Bornhoft Simon Bornhoft looks at when technique,...

Bodywise with Simon Bornhoft: Rule Breakers
Videos

NWF 2011 Teaser

Check out Dave White’s trailer for a full Hayling Island National Windsurfing Festival movie due out later this week… More at www.nationalwindsurfingfestival.com http://mpora.com/videos/tgmFse2D4

NWF 2011 Teaser
News

NWF 2011 Picture Gallery 3

Check out Dave White’s third picture gallery from the Hayling Island National Windsurfing Festival 2011…

NWF 2011 Picture Gallery 3
Wave

RRD Wave Thruster 84 Ltd (2010)

Dubbed “the missing link” by RRD, the Wave Thrusters are the first tri-fins to hit the scene from a mass-market manufacturer for a long time. We’re...

RRD Wave Thruster 84 Ltd (2010)
News

AWT Hatteras Wave Jam Cancelled

The American Windsurfing Tour are sorry to announce that this year’s Hatteras Wave Jam has been cancelled… With the massive amounts of damage sustained to...

AWT Hatteras Wave Jam Cancelled
Wave

Fanatic New Wave Twin 86 TE (2010)

Now in its second year, the 2010 New Wave Twin has been through another season of development and sees some key changes. The new range...

Fanatic New Wave Twin 86 TE (2010)