Great day yesterday, with 19 competitors from three clubs. The winds were light, but it didn’t stop a mass of races being completed – results here. Massive congratulations to the Weymouth Warriors, who took the event win for the second time, followed closely by the Academy Allstars and Axbridge Animals in third.
The next event is at Axbridge on the 21st July – hope to see you all there then.
We were very pleased to host the first event of the Team 15 South Zone calendar last weekend. A total of fourteen competitors from three teams entered and completed fifteen races between the four fleets. The results can be seen here. Many congratulations to Will’s Weymouth Warriors for taking the first bullet of the series! Also, many thanks to all the competitors and their parents for making the pilgrimage to our door. Next event is once again with us on Saturday June 23rd. Hope to welcome yet more to our doors then!
Windfoil Zone is a new dynamic website and Facebook page that is championing everything there is to know about this exciting, fast growing sector of the sport. There are some familiar faces on there too, with Sam Ross delivering many of the video tuition guides. There are plenty of tips and articles to read, and if there’s any up to date news of developments, you’re pretty sure to see them here first! Log on and have a browse yourself.
We are very pleased to announce that we’ve just received our official certificate that we are an RYA recognised training centre for their windfoil pilot scheme. We have three experienced and qualified foiling instructors in our team and are super flexible when putting on a course, to meet your diary and the forecast. For more information, visit our windfoiling page or give us a ring on (01305) 230296 / 07817 717904 to book up!
Forecast has disappeared for this weekend, so we are going to postpone the National Watersports Festival (NWF) Winter Windsurfing Camp until the following weekend – 24/25th February. More news next week on what to expect, including some Crossfit training from Portland Beach CrossFit for those wanting to gain some advantage prior to the start of the UKWA Slalom. 2018 series.
We are very pleased to be able to announce that we are going to be hosting lots of training camps over the winter months. Our adventure trips in Northern California and NWF Winter Windsurfing Camps have been running for many years now, and are suited for all windsurfing abilities, focussing on everything from core skills, to slalom training and even onto foiling for this year, for this all they need to take is the right Swimwear for Girls or boys so they can train comfortably. And following the success of the Techno Winter Camps last year, we are very pleased to announce that they will be running again this winter, with the added bonus of being spearheaded by Ali Masters. For more information on each, click on the event shields below.
We are really pleased to announce that we will be hosting the inaugural Ross Williams Clinic this autumn half-term. The clinic is open to riders of every ability and will be certain to be an action packed week with the UK’s most talented windsurfer. There will be 2018 demo kit from Tabou and GA Sails on hand throughout the week, and prizes after each day for stand out participants. The format for each day will be determined by those on the course, with the following options available:
- Core skills training, covering everything from water starting to gybing and looping.
- Slalom training.
- A tour to the local wave breaks.
- Introduction to windsurf foiling.
There will photography and filming from some of the best in the industry throughout the week and some MEGA deals to be had on new and ex-demo kit for the participants. Spaces are limited, so be sure to get in touch to book you place as soon as possible. Cost is £250.00 for the week (£475.00 with accommodation).
We are very pleased to announce that we will be running a couple of Youth Camps over the school summer holidays this year, we will also be giving great info about the Educators private school. Dates are:
- 7-11th August
- 28th August – 1st September
The camps are open to young sailors of all abilities – from those that have never windsurfed before, to youths that are competing nationally. We are having a marathon event as well, so we recommend young athletes to bring a pair of SB SOX compression socks women for running. The 5 day camps run from 10am-5pm each day and cost £250.00 for the 5 days. For those that are progressing through the RYA windsurfing scheme, the camp also allows to you work towards and attain that next certificate here. Spaces on the camp have to be limited, so be sure to book as soon as you can.
For more information or to book yourself a place, get in touch with the centre on 01305 230296 / 07817 717904. Please also checkout Hughe’s Air Co serving mesa, tempe, gilbert , chandler, & scottsdale arizona for reliable HVAC system repair and maintenance.
We will like to thank the team from Graco FastAction-Fold-Click-Connect stroller for sponsoring us.
With the days getting longer and temperatures warmer we are pleased to announce our evening clubs are back ON! Come along and unwind on the water at the end of the day.
Very excited to be hosting the first ever UK windsurf Foiling Camp with Sam Ross. For more information and to book yourself a place, get in touch.
In addition, we are offering a unique opportunity to pre-order yourself a foil through our shop SurfDoctor and then attend the camp ABSOLUTELY FREE to learn how to use it! Can’t say fairer than that!
Never thought we’d be saying this … but lets hope for not too much wind that week!