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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Windsurfing art , surfing art on giclee print

windsurfing board , wind surfing art
Giclee (jhee-clay) – Derived from the french verb gicler meaning to squirt, to spray. The term giclee print typically connotes a certain elevation in printmaking technology.
A giclee is a high resolution digital print and is a recognized fine art print category like lithographs and serigraphs. Giclee is considered the world’s best technique for reproducing original works of art and for printing digitally created art .
Giclee prints look and feel like original art. Prints are made on real artist materials such as watercolor papers and canvas.

Image permanence is a concern to artists and collectors.
We use UltraChrome inks which is very stable, giving fade & color shift resistance of 90 years on watercolor paper under average indoor light conditions.

Size : 33 x 33 cm
Giclee print on watercolor paper
Signed by the artist

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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Surfing artwork on giclee print

Giclee (jhee-clay) – Derived from the french verb gicler meaning to squirt, to spray. The term giclee print typically connotes a certain elevation in printmaking technology.
A giclee is a high resolution digital print and is a recognized fine art print category like lithographs and serigraphs. Giclee is considered the world’s best technique for reproducing original works of art and for printing digitally created art .

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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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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Do windsurfers really need the gym?

Windsurfing: staying fit is never easy | Photo: Carter/PWA

Why can’t we just increase our core strength by doing stand-up paddleboarding or windsurf as much as possible to stay fit? Health and fitness expert Henrik Beyer answers these banal workout questions.

Can’t we just do some squats, push-ups, and crunches on the beach (or at home) to increase our…

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The complete list of windsurfing equipment

Windsurfing equipment: tick the checklist before you go | Photo: Carter/PWA

Windsurfing is a technical sport. Not only because it requires learning learned sailing skills, but also because it involves a few number of small and medium-sized hardware items.

Beginners might think that windsurfing is complicated. It is quite plain to find windsurfing apprentices that…

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