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Waterstart
Basics

The Beachstart

Rather than having to uphaul your sail every time you leave the shore, beachstarting is a swift and very controlled way to get going; Simon...

The Beachstart
Going faster
Basics

Speed and Control

Simon Bornhoft joins Boards for the next instalment of Boards Basics, all about increasing speeds whilst maintaining control. GOING FASTER Once you’re comfortable in the harness...

Speed and Control
Carrying Kit
Basics

Carrying Your Kit

Getting the kit down to the shore should be an easy and refined experience, not one big struggle. The first point to remember is to...

Carrying Your Kit
Simon Bornhoft
Basics

Getting into the Footstraps

Now you’re getting to grips with the harness, it’s also a great time to look at getting into the footstraps; Simon Bornhoft continues his Basics...

Getting into the Footstraps
Windsurfing off Hove Lagoon
Basics

The Windsurfer’s Journey: Strapping Up

James Hart again joins Boards Basics, he has now been on the water for a good few months. James is on the sea, getting into...

The Windsurfer’s Journey: Strapping Up
Gybe 4
Basics

Gybing

Simon Bornhoft joins Boards for the next instalment of Basics, this time covering the gybe.  Gybing is a downwind turn where the rig is swung over...

Gybing
Tacking
Basics

TACKING

Simon Bornhoft joins Boards for the next instalment of Basics, the ultimate guide for those taking the first steps in windsurfing. A tack is a...

TACKING
upwind windsurfing
Basics

WIND DIRECTION, UPHAULING & GETTING GOING

As part of our Basics series Simon Bornhoft now goes through some of the key techniques which speed up your early stages of progression. WIND DIRECTION Your...

WIND DIRECTION, UPHAULING & GETTING GOING
Freeriding
Basics

Where Can Windsurfing Take You?

Windsurfing is a wonderfully diverse and very accessible sport and there are a multitude of options as to where you can go with it.  Your...

Where Can Windsurfing Take You?
Hove Windsurfing
Basics

The Windsurfers Journey: Getting Planing

In the first installment of the the Windsurfers Journey, we caught up with James just as he took part in his first lesson at Lagoon...

The Windsurfers Journey: Getting Planing
Learning to windsurf
Basics

The Windsurf Journey: First Steps

Learning to windsurf is an exciting journey, from the anticipation of the first lesson through to the thrill of the first blast. Boards Basics takes...

The Windsurf Journey: First Steps
Boards Basics
Basics

Welcome to Boards Basics

Welcome to windsurfing! Do you want to get into the best watersport in the world? Do you want a unique exhilarating experience? Do you want the thrill of...

Welcome to Boards Basics
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