Factory Media Acquires UK’s Biggest Windsurfing Audience

Factory Media acquires UK’s biggest windsurfing audience


BOARDS Magazine and have been acquired by Factory Media, Europe’s leading extreme sports media owner.


The UK’s best selling windsurfing publication joins Factory’s 12 other action sports magazines; and’s 50,000 monthly online consumers compliment the media owner’s 2 million unique user digital network.


Dave White, Editor of Boards and holder of the British production windsurfing speed record, will continue as Editor of the brand:


“Boards magazine has a 23-year heritage within the European windsurfing market, and within Factory’s stable we are very excited about the traditional and new media opportunities for our brand.”


Darryl Newton, Managing Director of Factory Media added:


BOARDS is a perfect brand to sit within Factory Media. We are looking forward to developing the magazine and website, enhancing its offering to existing and new consumers, and using the exposure of brands such as to take audiences to new levels.


“We are delighted that Factory Media Ltd will be taking control of BOARDS magazine from the October issue. This means that all future issues will then become the responsibility of Factory Media. New customer service telephone numbers and email addresses will be published in due course and all subscribers will receive a letter explaining the developments. Now that Factory Media have secured the future of BOARDS magazine, we hope that you continue to enjoy an uninterrupted subscription service.”





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