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Let's Get Retro: Best Of Tiree Wave Classic

Tiree 2014 is almost here and as it’s a thursday we’re throwing it back! Check out four videos from Tiree past… full retro, to big...

Let's Get Retro: Best Of Tiree Wave Classic
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An Improver's Paradise

Are you starting your windsurfing journey? Want to know where to go to make quick progress and get yourself in the harness and planing in...

An Improver's Paradise
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50 Knots And Beyond - A Custom Board Story

Back in 2012 Steve Thorp smashed 50 knots and West Kirby – the holy grail for many a speedsailor. Here is the story of just...

50 Knots And Beyond - A Custom Board Story
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Inflatables - The Boards Of The Future?

Are inflatable boards the future? Can they out-perform their traditional counterparts?  Adrian Jones investigates how the Fanatic Viper compares to the Viper Air… can an inflatable...

Inflatables - The Boards Of The Future?
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Second Hand Windsurfing Equipment - A Simple Buyer's Guide

Whilst we would all love brand new quivers of equipment every year, it isn’t always possible. If you’re strapped for cash, but wanting to update...

Second Hand Windsurfing Equipment - A Simple Buyer's Guide
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The Story Of The Stubby

The Stubby… Last Autumn we heard of a brand new innovation from Fanatic… a board that was top secret and a completely different style to what...

The Story Of The Stubby
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Rising Star - Emma Wilson

RS:X racer Emma Wilson is still only 16 but already has a string of titles to her name. Emma is aiming for the top with...

Rising Star - Emma Wilson
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Buyer's Guide - Advice from Werner Gnigler

Which board and why? Your questions answered...

Buyer's Guide - Advice from Werner Gnigler
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How To Have It All - Oscar Carmichael

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...

How To Have It All - Oscar Carmichael
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The iFoil - Tested

There is a lot of talk flying around  about hydrofoil windsurfing being the future of the sport, but does the performance live up to the hype? Adrian Jones...

The iFoil - Tested
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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?
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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
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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
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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
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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
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How To Turn Your Love Of Windsurfing Into A Career

This month on Boards it’s all about the youth and the future stars of windsurfing, but as we all know you can’t stay a kid...

How To Turn Your Love Of Windsurfing Into A Career
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Amado Vrieswijk - Why I Windsurf

Earlier in the week we caught up with young windsurfing star Maxime van Gent, for her advice on getting into windsurfing and more, now it’s...

Amado Vrieswijk - Why I Windsurf
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The Windsurfing Jargon Buster

The world of windsurfing jargon can be a confusing one, with newly invented moves and the latest lingo occasionally stumping even the best of us. Amy Chambers explains...

The Windsurfing Jargon Buster
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The Importance Of Junior Sails - What and Why

With windsurfing equipment becoming lighter and more refined over the years you would be excused in believing there is no need for specific junior sails...

The Importance Of Junior Sails - What and Why
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6 Reasons Why Raceboard IS Cool

What do the the likes of Robby Swift, Ben Proffitt, John Skye and many more of the UK’s top windsurfers have in common? They all grew...

6 Reasons Why Raceboard IS Cool
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Maxime van Gent - Why I Windsurf

Maxime van Gent is a 19-year-old windsurfer from Bonaire who is pushing the top female freestylers on the PWA. Maxime has only been windsurfing for...

Maxime van Gent - Why I Windsurf
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Sarah Bibby - Why I Windsurf

Windsurfing is an amazing sport that we all love for very different reasons. It could be the freedom, the challenge, the fitness, travel or friendships...

Sarah Bibby - Why I Windsurf
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Kids - Speed Up Your Skills

In our Kids Windsurfing series we’ve already covered kids get and convincing your parents to let you have a go – now we’re moving onto...

Kids - Speed Up Your Skills
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A Quick Equipment Guide For Kids

If you’re under 18 and learning to windsurf, or already love the sport, you’re going to want to make sure you’ve got the right kids...

A Quick Equipment Guide For Kids