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Last-minute to the Isle of Lewis

When you read that headline there can only really be one of two or three people in the UK whose names spring to mind. This...

Last-minute to the Isle of Lewis
Videos

Daily Round-Up 2nd September - Tiree and Fish Attack

After this weekend’s NWF next month will see the next spot on the BWA tour taking place, with the top riders heading to Tiree for...

Daily Round-Up 2nd September - Tiree and Fish Attack
News

Daily Round-Up 5th August - Rhossy On Fire

In today’s update we’re taking a closer look at the recent action from Rhosneigr. There’s been action across the country as the wind and waves...

Daily Round-Up 5th August - Rhossy On Fire
Features

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
Features

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
News

Daily Round-Up - Wednesday 3rd June

Yesterday we were all about the international news in our wrap-up, today we’re celebrating the wind (and sunshine?!) that’s been hitting the UK. Here’s just...

Daily Round-Up - Wednesday 3rd June
Technique

The Best Stance For Top Speed

This month it is all about speed here on Boards, so with that in mind we’re catching up with one of the UK’s fastest, Steve...

The Best Stance For Top Speed
News

Thorp Wins Magheroarty 'Fun' Classic

Over in Ireland this weekend the IWA held a ‘fun’ (i.e. the results don’t count towards the IWA series) competition up at Magheroarty in spectacular...

Thorp Wins Magheroarty 'Fun' Classic
Videos

An Hour At Christmas

As we all know the UK has been treated to some incredible conditions over there festive period, and here at Boards we would love to...

An Hour At Christmas
News

Biggest UK Waves Ever?!?

  Something pretty special happened this weekend, Cornwall saw some of the biggest waves, ever. The Cribbar is a rarely seen, but absolutely massive reef wave...

Biggest UK Waves Ever?!?
Travel

Home or Away - What's The Best Winter Windsurfing Plan?

It’s the start of winter, things are getting cold, leave from work is getting scarce but you still want to get out on the water...

Home or Away - What's The Best Winter Windsurfing Plan?
Travel

Adventure in the Orkneys

A quote from Steve Thorp on why he loves, and you should read on to find out more, about the Orkney Islands… The Orkneys have an...

Adventure in the Orkneys
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
Features

Looking Forward to the BWA: Pros and Masters

Last week Boards caught up with some of the top names on the BSA tour just before their first event of the season. Now, with...

Looking Forward to the BWA: Pros and Masters
Videos

VIDEO: Take a Ride Down West Kirby

Thanks to the great invention of the harness mount and Steve Thorp noticing a gap in the market with the new K4 Harness Mount we...

VIDEO: Take a Ride Down West Kirby
News

Gallery: West Kirby Speed

Yesterday, Boards reported there had been some top speeds clocked up at West Kirby this weekend and now we have a gallery from the day...

Gallery: West Kirby Speed
News

Thorpy scores Thurso

Steve Thorpe shares a sweet session in Scotland… Never afraid to go the distance to catch a good forecast, Steve Thorp recently made the journey up...

Thorpy scores Thurso
News

Jim Crossley - Another Speed Demon Breaks Records

After yesterday’s account of Steve Thorp’s confirmed world speed record. It seems the UK sailors are continuing to push the speed bar higher and higher....

Jim Crossley - Another Speed Demon Breaks Records
News

The Thorpedo - Now The Fastest Man in the World

Steve Thorp officially takes the fastest ever maximum speed whilst sailing at West Kirby… Steve Thorp hanging out at the wall – Photo, Will Rogers The UK’s...

The Thorpedo - Now The Fastest Man in the World
News

West Kirby Speedies

Here is a short video from a few West Kirby Speedies almost making friends with the wall. http://mpora.com/videos/2ur7oVmSL

West Kirby Speedies
News

K4 Freestyle Fins

K4 Fins introduce two new and exciting fins in the fast-growing K4 range. We are pleased to present the K4 ‘Bubble’ Freestyle Fin and the...

K4 Freestyle Fins
News

Whitey's Ho'okipa Chronicles – 4 Nov 2011

Our illustrious editor is on location in Maui right now … on a family holiday, in fact. But while Dave went out to play with...

Whitey's Ho'okipa Chronicles – 4 Nov 2011
Videos

West Kirby Speed – October 2011

Watch Ant Baker’s mission to West Kirby last Thursday 6th October, where he broke 45 knots on the speedstrip as many of Europe’s finest speedsailors...

West Kirby Speed – October 2011
News

Bubble Signs to K4 Fins

Andy ‘Bubble’ Chambers has been in touch to let us know about his signing to K4 Fins… When I was out in South Africa this...

Bubble Signs to K4 Fins