Ed Davis

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Beginner

BiC Nova 170D (2009)

BiC say: “On a Nova windsurfing is like child’s play! These boards have been developed specifically for learning to windsurf and progressing. With their comfortable...

BiC Nova 170D (2009)
Beginner

Naish Kailua 180 (2009)

Naish say: “The Kailua is the ultimate entry and progressional level windsurfing board. With basic design drawing from our years of shaping experience, and a...

Naish Kailua 180 (2009)
Beginner

Goya Surf (2009)

Francisco Goya explains his concept. “Friends always ask me to show them how to windsurf. My daughter kept asking me for a board we could...

Goya Surf (2009)
Beginner

JP Funster 180 (2009)

JP say: “Great beginner, fun and family boards. For many beginners the step from beginner to conventional freeride board was too much of a challenge...

JP Funster 180 (2009)
Beginner

Fanatic Viper 80 (2009)

Over to Fanatic: “Short and wide is not the answer! We listened to the experts – the vast network of windsurfing schools – when we...

Fanatic Viper 80 (2009)
Beginner

Starboard Rio M (2009)

Simon from Bray Lake explains: “The Starboard Rio is an excellent board for the beginner / intermediate to learn and progress on. Its stability at...

Starboard Rio M (2009)
Yorkshire & Humber

Robin Hood Watersports

Established 1981 one of UK’s largest retailers with huge variety of stock and an advice from experience team of dedicated windsurfers… Address 152 Leeds Road Heckmondwike West Yorkshire WF16 Telephone 01924 444888 Opening...

Robin Hood Watersports
Windsurfing Shops

FC Watersports

With over 25 years experience, FC Watersports has continuously worked to raise the profile of watersports, constantly trying to introduce a new and wider audience...

FC Watersports
Freeride

The Freeride Board Test; June '09

This month’s test comes courtesy of the OTC team, who take a look at the freeride boards their centre stocks in the 110-118L (65-69cm) range,...

The Freeride Board Test; June '09
Group Test

First Time Buyer (July 2009)

The team review the boards on which you should successfully be able to perfect everything from your Robin Hood (gybing) to your Jackie Chan (tacking)! If...

First Time Buyer (July 2009)
Windsurfing Shops

Bray Lake Watersports

One of the UK’s largest water sports clubs in the country.  With over 30 years of experience, we are confident that our enthusiastic instructors will...

Bray Lake Watersports
Tested

Product Testing; 2009 models: Wave – or Small Freestyle-Wave?

The Test Team conduct their first examination of the new breed of small (under 80L) freestyle-waves, and compare them to waveboards and fast twinsers in...

Product Testing; 2009 models: Wave – or Small Freestyle-Wave?
Intermediate

Windwise: Winter MOT with Simon Bornhoft

Even if spring has well and truly sprung, it’s still a good idea to have a tinker and a tune with your kit. So lets...

Windwise: Winter MOT with Simon Bornhoft
Intermediate

Feasible Freestyle with Simon Bornhoft: The Action Plan

Simon Bornhoft provides a simple to follow action plan to help you progress with your wind-riding. It’s rare to rave about a good sailor’s straight-line blasting...

Feasible Freestyle with Simon Bornhoft: The Action Plan
Intermediate

Feasible Freestyle with Simon Bornhoft: Downwind 360 Principles

If I asked you to describe a downwind 360, it would probably go something like this: “Carve downwind, lay the rig down, drive hard off...

Feasible Freestyle with Simon Bornhoft: Downwind 360 Principles
How To

Wannabe a Wavesailor With Jem Hall: 360-ing Downwind

Jem Hall comes full circle and finishes his fundamental flirtation with the 360 family by arcing about downwind… To conclude business with our fundamental carving theme...

Wannabe a Wavesailor With Jem Hall: 360-ing Downwind
How To

Wannabe A Wavesailor With Jem Hall: Boosting Better Forwards

In this instalment of his comprehensive series examining every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall looks to inject your forward loops with a serious performance boost… Let’s...

Wannabe A Wavesailor With Jem Hall: Boosting Better Forwards
How To

Wannabe A Wavesailor With Jem Hall: Letting Go

In this instalment of his comprehensive series examining every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall looks to ignite your forward loops with the one-handed variation… You should...

Wannabe A Wavesailor With Jem Hall: Letting Go
Intermediate

Bodywise With Simon Bornhoft: Part 1

In this series Simon Bornhoft reveals the secrets of windsurfing body mechanics. How we angle, hold, reposition and ‘mould’ our body on a board has...

Bodywise With Simon Bornhoft: Part 1
News

Wannabe A Wavesailor With Jem Hall: Letting Go-The Sequel!

In this instalment of his comprehensive series examining every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall looks to upgrade your back loops with the one-handed variation… Many of...

Wannabe A Wavesailor With Jem Hall: Letting Go-The Sequel!
Intermediate

Bodywise With Simon Bornhoft: Part 2: I Like The Way You Move!

Simon Bornhoft examines how we can use our body most effectively to create controlled acceleration and make better use of the rig’s power in marginal...

Bodywise With Simon Bornhoft: Part 2: I Like The Way You Move!
Advanced

Wannabe a Wavesailor With Jem Hall: Letting Go... Completely!

In this instalment of his comprehensive series examining every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall rounds his hands-free trilogy off with a no-handed jump. Word on the...

Wannabe a Wavesailor With Jem Hall: Letting Go... Completely!
Intermediate

Bodywise Part 3 with Simon Bornhoft: The Point of Pressure!

Simon Bornhoft looks into effective use of our body when we seek to gain control and cope with rapid acceleration. If ever there was a time...

Bodywise Part 3 with Simon Bornhoft: The Point of Pressure!
News

Wannabe a Wavesailor with Jem Hall: By A Nose

Yes, the jumping onslaught continues! Summer’s smaller waves may not deliver classic riding conditions, but they’re perfect for logging some airtime. But before we get to...

Wannabe a Wavesailor with Jem Hall: By A Nose