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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
Technique

A Beginner's Guide to Speedsailing

Want to get into speedsailing, but not sure where to start?  Boards have teamed up with record breaking speedsailor Farrel O’Shea to guide you through everything...

A Beginner's Guide to Speedsailing
News

BBC comes to Weymouth Speedweek!

The organisers of the biggest speedsailing event in the UK, Weymouth Speedweek, have announced that BBC Breakfast is coming to Speedweek in 2013! After years of...

BBC comes to Weymouth Speedweek!
Videos

West Kirby Delivers More Top Speeds

Last weekend saw some storm force winds hit various parts of the UK, and none  more so than West Kirby.  With Namibia just around the corner...

West Kirby Delivers More Top Speeds
Videos

FINALLY Weymouth Speed Week 2012 Video

Yes, we said 2012. Not 2013. We’re not sure quite why it’s taken so long for this video to be published, but it’s worth the wait!...

FINALLY Weymouth Speed Week 2012 Video
News

Irish Speed Sailing Championships On This Weekend?

The  5th round of the Irish Speed Sailing Championship was postponed last weekend, but could it be set to go this weekend instead? The 5th round of the Irish...

Irish Speed Sailing Championships On This Weekend?
News

Early Warning For Irish Speed Championships This Weekend!

We’ve heard from the Irish Windsurfing Association that competition MAY be on this weekend… The 5th round of the Irish Speed Sailing Championships is due to take...

Early Warning For Irish Speed Championships This Weekend!
News

Irish Speed Sailing Championships This Weekend - Cancelled

Unfortunately due to the unfavorable and changing forecasts we are having to cancel this weekends speed event. The next speed event is scheduled for October 20/21....

Irish Speed Sailing Championships This Weekend - Cancelled
News

Weymouth Speedweek 2012

Weymouth Speed Week is the oldest and longest-running speed sailing event in the world. Held annually since 1972, it has challenged sailors of a wide...

Weymouth Speedweek 2012
News

A Windy Week: Freestyle Sessions and Speed Records

The last few days here in the UK have been brilliant for most windsurfers, with strong winds all round the country many of you we...

A Windy Week: Freestyle Sessions and Speed Records
News

Irish Speedsailing Championships

‘The luck of the Irish’ is often spoken about, and it was certainly the case last weekend for the Irish Speedsailors, who enjoyed near perfect...

Irish Speedsailing Championships
News

Weymouth Speed Week 2011 with Team QSW

Watch part 2 of Weymouth Speed Week 2011 from Neil Greentree of Team QSW / Quayside Windsurfers: “Here we see the final speed runs and...

Weymouth Speed Week 2011 with Team QSW
News

Anders Bringdal at Luderitz, 3 Nov 2011

Check out Anders Bringdal touching 50-knots on the Namibian speedstrip at the 2011 Luderitz Speed Challenge. 3 November 2011: The wind lived up to the incredible...

Anders Bringdal at Luderitz, 3 Nov 2011