Category Archives: Hayling Island

SUP reviews – Jimmy Lewis Stun Gun 8.7ft/SickStick paddles

It’s been a busy old day here at TP HQ with no less than two drop offs of stand up paddle boarding equipment in preparation for reviews that’ll be appearing in upcoming issues of The Paddler. This morning saw the … Continue reading

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National Watersports Festival 2013 – the best yet

Here’s a local news story I wrote this morning about the weekend’s NWF event on Hayling Island for Hayling.co.uk. A fantastic time was had by all and organiser Allan Cross did a sterling job bringing the whole thing together. Looking … Continue reading

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Point 7 ACX 3G 7m review

Point 7 are going from strength to strength on the PWA World Tour. Ever since the first competition in Korea where sponsored rider Menegatti cleaned up, windsurfers have been taking more note of the ‘Black Team’. The Point 7 ACX … Continue reading

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SUP surfing

Riding a few waves on the Hayling Island sand bar at West Beachlands – testing Loco’s 9.5ft surf SUP.

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SUP surfing tips

If you’re progressing with your SUP surfing and happily catching waves, but looking at the next challenge, then check out my advanced SUP surfing techniques post over on the National Watersports Festival site. This should hopefully put you on the … Continue reading

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Starboard Black Box (part 3)

Starboard’s Black Box is still pricking windsurfer’s interest and why wouldn’t it? With it’s unique shape, eye catching graphics and suggested ‘real world’ wave performance, this is certainly one of the most interesting wave board shapes out there currently. My … Continue reading

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Patrik Diethelm Slalom 122 (2013) review

Patrik (Diethelm) Windsurf Boards are causing quite a stir at the moment. Owned, engineered and manufactured by one of the stalwart shaper/riders of the past few years (Patrik Diethelm), Patrik Boards look striking with their brushed white carbon livery and … Continue reading

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