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Technique

The Fast Tack

The fast tack is one of the most under-rated windsurfing moves out there. Let’s face it, tacking isn’t exactly ‘cool’, however it is one of...

The Fast Tack
Technique

Golden Rules Of Sailing In Waves

We’ve already looked at the rules of flat water windsurfing, now it’s time to get to grips with a few key rules for sailing in...

Golden Rules Of Sailing In Waves
Technique

5 Quick Slalom Tips with Sarah-Quita

PWA Alacati is just around the corner (win a trip to Alacati with our sister site Boardseeker here!), here the former slalom world champion and...

5 Quick Slalom Tips with Sarah-Quita
Technique

13 Steps To The Perfect Duck Gybe

The Duck Gybe is a timeless beauty and a must learn move. Here, we continue our freeride technique series with Andy Bubble Chambers, by taking...

13 Steps To The Perfect Duck Gybe
Technique

How To Wavesail Like Jaeger Stone - 8 Tips From The Man Himself

Jaeger Stone is back on the PWA tour and already safely through the trials in Pozo, ready to take on his first real heat. Now...

How To Wavesail Like Jaeger Stone - 8 Tips From The Man Himself
Technique

How To Chop Hop in 8 Easy Steps

We all want to jump high, but before you can master the floaty jump you need to get your chop hop nailed. Here Andy Bubble...

How To Chop Hop in 8 Easy Steps
Technique

How To: Which Is The Right Wave?

Getting on the ‘right’ wave isn’t as simple as you might think… Boards catches up with the best riders from the UK and abroad to find...

How To: Which Is The Right Wave?
Technique

How To: Get Out Through Waves

Before you can get onto a wave you need to get out through the other ones! Getting out through waves is one of the most...

How To: Get Out Through Waves
Technique

The Waterstart in 12 Steps with Bubble

The Waterstart is your ticket to the real world of windsurfing – getting back on the board, without uphauling the sail is the key to using smaller boards. Join Andy...

The Waterstart in 12 Steps with Bubble
Technique

A 5 Step Guide To Boosting Massive Jumps with Adam Lewis

There is a lot to be said about jumping… but let’s forget the complicated stuff and keep it simple with a 5 step guide to...

A 5 Step Guide To Boosting Massive Jumps with Adam Lewis
Technique

How To Master The Master Blaster - Part Three

A simple guide to ‘slalom’… everything you need to know if you are thinking about entering your first master blaster or slalom event. Click here to...

How To Master The Master Blaster - Part Three
Technique

Get Planing - Part Three - Drop and Push

Windsurfing isn’t all about the planing side of our sport, but getting planing, especially for the first time, is an unforgettable experience for every windsurfer. Marco...

Get Planing - Part Three - Drop and Push
Technique

Taty Frans - A Guide To Going Fast

At the first PWA event of the season in Costa Brava there some predictable and some surprising results (catch up with more from the event...

Taty Frans - A Guide To Going Fast
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

Quick Tips To Improve Your Carve Gybe

The carve gybe is that windsurfing move that always proves tricky to perfect. Whether it’s getting around your first one, or planing out of every...

Quick Tips To Improve Your Carve Gybe
Technique

How To Inspire The Next Generation

When teaching kids to windsurf and introducing them to the sport it’s all about doing it the right way. The RYA join Boards to guide...

How To Inspire The Next Generation
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
Technique

3 Light Wind Moves That Will Improve Your Planing Windsurfing

When the wind goes light, what do you do? Rig a massive sail, sit on the beach blaming the forecast or get out there on high...

3 Light Wind Moves That Will Improve Your Planing Windsurfing
Technique

Refine Your Stance - The Key To Going Quick

Part two of ‘Refine Your Stance’ is here and this time Boards have caught up with the master Farrel O’Shea to find out his key...

Refine Your Stance - The Key To Going Quick
Technique

How Pilates Can Improve Your Windsurfing

Pilates isn’t just for yummy mummies… honest! Here the RYA share exactly why Pilates could actually be the key to improving your windsurfing: You know that feeling...

How Pilates Can Improve Your Windsurfing
Technique

The Waterstart - A Real Game Changer

Waterstarting is a real game changer in terms of what it can do for your windsurfing. It opens up so many avenues for sailing in...

The Waterstart - A Real Game Changer
Technique

How To: Stalled Forward

Got your forwards sorted? And want to make them bigger, higher and a lot more impressive? Of course you do! Going for a stalled forward is...

How To: Stalled Forward
Technique

9 Ways To Spice Up Your Windsurfing

Do you feel like you are stuck in a rut with your windsurfing? Have you fallen into the routine of heading to the same spot, with...

9 Ways To Spice Up Your Windsurfing
Technique

Waterstarting - Swift Exits

Swift Exits with Simon Bornhoft… Want to speed up your waterstarts? Things don’t always land in the ideal position, so here’s a quick guide to how...

Waterstarting - Swift Exits