Our advice to do windsurfing
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Many of you may have needed to carry out a small repair on your windsurf board. In this case, there are two options: contact a professional repairer, or, given the modest extent of the damage, rely on do-it-yourself. Let's see how to proceed in this second case.
For beginners, rigging a windsurf sail and preparing the board as best as possible, evaluating the result obtained, is an operation full of unknowns. We receive many requests in this regard in the Waterwind forum. Since an important part of our fun depends on the sailing and board performance in the water, we thought it could be useful to publish this article to help "young" windsurfers.
Read more: Getting your windsurfing equipment ready (by Nico and Fabio)
Beginners always have many difficulties, and unclear ideas, on which boards to buy, at the beginning of their career. With this article, we would like to give newbies a hand in choosing the first large volume windsurfing board, on which to take their first steps, and the first medium volume freeride board, with which to evolve further. We therefore give you an overview of the latest dedicated models offered by the market.
The planing jibe is a maneuver which is very much aspired by medium level windsurfers. Asking for advice to friends, you will have several versions of how to perform the maneuver. With this article, I would like to make a comparison between the different techniques, stimulate discussion, and receive comments about it.
To complete the understanding of the windsurfing boards shape, from a few months we have decided to equip ourselves with a freestyle board: the Fanatic Skate TE 93 2014, also used by the world champion Gollito Estredo. The freestyle board has many peculiarities, which in this article we try to highlight.
Waveriding is the windsurfing discipline that attracts me most. Playing with waves power is a magical feeling. In this article, I will gather some basic concepts for those who, like me, want to begin this way of windsurfing.