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Fastest Ever Open Water Speeds Posted!

The very top speeds in speedsailing might be recorded on mirror-flat water, but there’s a whole lot more to speedsailing than that. You don’t need...

Fastest Ever Open Water Speeds Posted!
Videos

Throwback Thursday - Speedsailing Fuerte 1986

It’s Thursday and it’s speed month, so we’re throwing back to the mid-1980s and one of the legendary windsurfing speed spots, still used today: Fuerteventura....

Throwback Thursday - Speedsailing Fuerte 1986
News

NWF - Faster! Speed Challenge 18-19th April

The NWF team have announced their inclusive speed challenge – FASTER – will take place on the 18-19 2015 April at the OTC, Weymouth. Check...

NWF - Faster! Speed Challenge 18-19th April
Technique

30 Top Speed Tips

Bjorn Dunkerbeck is still one of the fastest windsurfers on the planet, check out his speed tips below, plus the full story of when Adrian...

30 Top Speed Tips
News

Southend and Weymouth Speed Events Announced

The Weymouth Speed Week team have released details about two exciting speed events right here in the UK: Southend Speed Weekend and Weymouth Trials. Southend Speed...

Southend and Weymouth Speed Events Announced
News

New Irish Record

Oisin van Gelderen breaks Irish 10 second speed record! Oisin has racked up a lot of hours on the water of late and it certainly seems...

New Irish Record
News

NWF Announce Speed Event For All

NWF announce their very own Speed Challenge event! It will be held on the 18/19 April at the OTC in Portland. More details coming next...

NWF Announce Speed Event For All
Videos

Luderitz - On Board For One Insane Run

Last week we published this piece, ‘Luderitz – The Inside Line’, and now Andrea Baldini talks you through a run in this FB video. With...

Luderitz - On Board For One Insane Run
Technique

GPS Windsurfing - The New Dimension

We’re still thinking all about speed here on Boards and this week we start by catching up with Tris Best and the Portland Pirates, to...

GPS Windsurfing - The New Dimension
Videos

25 Minutes Of Luderitz

Luderitz 2014 might not have produced as many records as previous years but it was still a spectacle of speedsailing. Here this great video, a...

25 Minutes Of Luderitz
News

Save £££ On Winter Speed Getaway

TWS – Tenerife Windsurf Solution – are offering an amazing 10% off bookings and all use of slalom gear for Boards readers! This is for...

Save £££ On Winter Speed Getaway
Features

Top Speeds and Massive Crashes

Weymouth Speedweek took place from 18th -24th of October, and was the most successful event since 2006! Here Pete Davies joins Boards with a full...

Top Speeds and Massive Crashes
News

Kev Greenslade Takes The UK Speed Title!

Kevin Greenslade has taken the 2014 speed title in Weymouth! Congratulations to Kev, plus Simon Cofield for taking second and Si Pettifer for taking third. “British...

Kev Greenslade Takes The UK Speed Title!
News

Speedsailing - Top Speeds at DSC

Over in Fuerteventura some of the world’s top speedsailors are currently battling it out to become the European speed champion, plus take the glory of...

Speedsailing - Top Speeds at DSC
Technique

3 Essential Speedsailing Tips

A handful of the UK’s best speedsailors are heading over to the Dunkerbeck Speed Challenge, which is a combined event with the European Speed Championships....

3 Essential Speedsailing Tips
Technique

6 Steps To Learn The Slingshot

The slingshot is a taking the speedsailing world by storm, whilst some die hard speed sailors may steer clear of this technique many, many more...

6 Steps To Learn The Slingshot
Videos

What's Your Top Speed?

We all want to go fast… but just have fast can you go? This video of Jacques van der Hout tracks his speed as his hits a...

What's Your Top Speed?
News

British Windsurfer Makes It Into Guinness Book of World Records

  Zara Davis makes it into the Guinness book of world records!   Fame at last, Zara Davis is in the 2014 Guinness book of world records for...

British Windsurfer Makes It Into Guinness Book of World Records
Videos

Speed Stars Share Their Secrets...

Martyn Ogier, from Guernsey, was another top rider and talented speedsailor to take on the might of the Luderitz canal. Martyn managed a top speed...

Speed Stars Share Their Secrets...
Videos

BBC Breakfast Goes Windsurfing

Last week we reported that that BBC Breakfast were over at Weymouth speed week, filming with Zara Davis and Mike Bushell. Now, for those that...

BBC Breakfast Goes Windsurfing
News

Breaking 30 knots...

Weymouth Speed Week also kicked off at the weekend, with light winds down south as well as up in Tiree. Competition has of course still...

Breaking 30 knots...
Features

Hitting The Big Five-O

Continuing our speedsailing series on Boards, we now catch up with the British rider Ian Richards who recently hit the big 5-0 at West Kirby.  Name:...

Hitting The Big Five-O
News

Speed Week Attracts World Record Holder

This year Weymouth Speed Week take place from the 12th to 18th October, Boards are helping you get geared up with a whole range of...

Speed Week Attracts World Record Holder
Technique

10 Secrets to Smashing Your Top Speed

…with Steve Thorp. Day two of the Boards ‘Speed Week’ and today we’re catching up with another British speed superstar, Steve Thorp. On Monday Farrel...

10 Secrets to Smashing Your Top Speed