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2013 FREEWAVE TEST INTRODUCTION

Over the next four days we will be releasing the eight individual write-ups of the Freewave test.  We tested eight boards in total so will...

2013 FREEWAVE TEST INTRODUCTION
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First Impressions: Exocet Nano

The Exocet Nano brought a new budget option into windsurfing equipment and now Adrian Jones and his test Clones have decided it is time to...

First Impressions: Exocet Nano
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First Impressions: RRD Firemove

The RRD Firemove has been creating quite a storm over the past year. Adrian Jones and his test Clones decided it was time to check...

First Impressions: RRD Firemove
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The Future of Boards Magazine Testing

An update on what we have in store for you in 2012...

The Future of Boards Magazine Testing
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Test - 2012 - 4.7 All-round Wave Sails

These are the wave sails that do it all! From down-the-line to onshore and underpowered to overpowered, our Clones give them a thrashing...

Test - 2012 - 4.7 All-round Wave Sails
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Test - 2012 - 5.3m Wave Sails

Power wave sails used to be the domain of the heavyweight rider, but our Clones found that they now offer a whole lot more...

Test - 2012 - 5.3m Wave Sails
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Test - 2012 - 90 Litre Multi-Fin Waveboards

Our Clone test team grace the shores of Tenerife to test seven wave boards for heavyweight riders, but come away with some surprise conclusions...

Test - 2012 - 90 Litre Multi-Fin Waveboards
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Test - 2011 - 7.0m Twin Cam Sails

Our infamous Clone test team part the Red Sea with 6 of the fastest freeride sails available...

Test - 2011 - 7.0m Twin Cam Sails
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Test - 2011 - 110 Freerace Boards

Tested - 10 hot rides for the speed freaks amongst us.....

Test - 2011 - 110 Freerace Boards
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Test - 2011 - 75 Litre Hardcore Wave Boards

Eight of the most radical wave boards on the market pushed to their limits by our Clone test team...

Test - 2011 - 75 Litre Hardcore Wave Boards
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Test - 2011 - 5.3m Power Wave Sails

Our Clone test team try out nine power wave sails for heavy weight riders and onshore conditions...

Test - 2011 - 5.3m Power Wave Sails
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Test - 2011 - 85 Multi-fin Wave Boards

Our test Clones rip and shred their way to an overall conclusion on multi-fin wave boards...

Test - 2011 - 85 Multi-fin Wave Boards
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Test - 2011 - 4.7m Wave Sails

Once upon a time, a wave sail had five battens and was fairly tall and narrow. If you wanted choice, you might have been able...

Test - 2011 - 4.7m Wave Sails
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Test - 2010 - 120L Freeride Boards

In most sports, ‘freeride’ is the term used to describe a product that generally does it all. The term has become such a loose expression...

Test - 2010 - 120L Freeride Boards
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Test - 2010 - 7.0m No-Cam Freeride Sails

The Clones and I took nine all-round freeride sails to Prasonisi (Greece), spent two weeks burning around on them, then came back to the UK...

Test - 2010 - 7.0m No-Cam Freeride Sails
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Wave Sails On Test (2008)

The BOARDS Test Teamput a selection of wave and all-round sails through their paces in asmany different sizes as possible, while also exploring how each...

Wave Sails On Test (2008)
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All Rounders All Round; Jun 2008

Freestyle-wave, small freemove, freewave, cross, wave-slalom or threestyle; call them what you will, they’re the most exciting boards you can find for all-round sailing in...

All Rounders All Round; Jun 2008
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Soft Tops To Freerides; Jan 2009

With the help of some senior instructors, Ian Leonard charts the (new) right board progression to windsurfing competence… In recent years the landscape...

Soft Tops To Freerides; Jan 2009
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Waveboard Megatest; March 2008

Since being shaken out of their cosy stability some  years ago by the arrival of the Starboard Evo, waveboards have been the most ‘happening’ sector...

Waveboard Megatest; March 2008
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Freeride Board Test; Oct 2008

The BOARDS Test Team check out a line-up of classic ‘burn-&-turn’ freerides for everyman. Pix by Andy Jozwik… Freeride boards are the bread and butter of...

Freeride Board Test; Oct 2008
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Move or Style?; May 2008

The BOARDS Test Team carry out an in-depth examination of the top freestyle and freemove contenders in the 62-65cm width (97-105L volume) bracket, and look...

Move or Style?; May 2008
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Waveboard Test; Feb 2009

First things first. This test isn’t the definitive answer on twinsers. It’s going to take more than three weeks in (predominantly) one set of conditions...

Waveboard Test; Feb 2009
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Wave Sails On Test: March 2009

This wave sail review is a test with a difference. Sails do seem to generate more of a subjective viewpoint than boards,...

Wave Sails On Test: March 2009
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The Freestyle Wave Mega Test; March 09

The freestyle-wave (FSW) is probably the most versatile shortboard you can buy. Other than light wind course racing there really isn’t much it can’t turn...

The Freestyle Wave Mega Test; March 09