The windsurfing schools of the world

Windsurfing schools: learn how to rig a sail, and master the art of sailing

Do you want to learn how to windsurf? Discover your nearest windsurf school, and enroll in your first windsurfing lessons.

Windsurfing is not like surfing. The goal of surfing is to catch and ride waves. Although the wind makes waves, surfers don’t usually rely on the breeze to practice their…

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Estonia crowns the 2016 world ice and snow sailing champions

WISSA World Championships 2016: speed sailing on ice | Photo: Gediminas Gresevicius/WISSA

The 2016 world ice and snow sailing champions have been crowned at Lake Võrtsjärv, in Estonia.

The 2016 WISSA World Championships took place in the frozen ice of Estonia’s second largest lake. The conditions were not always perfect – the ice cracked in some areas – but the organization…

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There are 996,000 surfers, bodyboarders and SUPers in the UK

Surfing: the British love it | Photo: Hugh Lunnon/Creative Commons

There are 996,000 surfers, bodyboarders and paddleboarders in the United Kingdom, according to The Watersports Participation Survey 2015.

The new research concluded that nearly two percent of the British population rode a surfboard, boogie board or stand-up paddleboard in 2015. Comparing to…

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NeilPryde unveils the RS:X weapon for the 2024 Olympic Games

The RS:X Convertible: small is beautiful

NeilPryde is playing its trump card for the 2024 Summer Olympics. And the weapon of choice is a very tiny 120-liter windsurfing board with a hydrofoil. It’s called RS:X Convertible.

In the early months of 2012, the future of Olympic windsurfing looked doomed, and kiteboarding was gaining…

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"Board," the book for those who dream of learning to surf

Surfing: only a surfer knows the feeling

Are you brisk approaching middle age? Have you dreamed of learning to surf? David Flanagan has a heavenly story of hope and freedom for you in his latest book “Board.”

Anyone can learn how to stand on a surfboard and ride a swell. Surfing has nothing to do with age, gender, or origin. It is…

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Maldivian surfers arrested for protecting surf breaks

Raalhugandu: the only surf spot in the region | Photo: Richard Kotch

A company of Maldivian surfers was arrested after protesting against the construction of a bridge that will connect the island of Malé to the Ibrahim Nasir International Airport, and will destroy the local surf stop.

Eleven protesters were taken into custody after swimming towards a tugboat…

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Polish duo wins the 2016 RS:X World Windsurfing Championships

2016 RS:X World Windsurfing Championships: light winds in Eilat | Photo: Tiit Aunaste/RS:X Class

Piotr Myszka and Malgorzata Bialecka were crowned champions at the 2016 RS:X World Windsurfing Championships, in Eilat, Israel.

The Polish swift dominated the entire competition and will be a force to be reckoned with at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, in Brazil, next summer. The medal races were…

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