Tag Archives: UK

Winter windsurfing – the last few weeks of equipment testing

Pictures speak a thousand words. So without writing reams of prose teh following are a bunch of images that highlight what’s been going (generally) during the past few weeks. Full power windsurfing kit testing for Windsurfing UK mainly, as you … Continue reading

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Autumn 2015 – spring 2016, SUP, windsurf and land paddle action

,It’s been a decent off season on the UK’s south coast. We’ve had the usual mix of wind, waves, wind and waves and flat water days. The beginning and middle part of winter was stupidly blowy whereas 2016’s kick off … Continue reading

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Sunshine, gear testing and baby bump SUP

Here are a couple of preview shots from yesterday’s (second) sunny SUP session with my pregnant wife. It was also a chance to test out some new flat water stand up paddle gear and soak up some rays… Baby bump … Continue reading

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Bothering chop – Patrik Trailer Wave 85 windsurf board review

With its minimalist graphical good looks, trailer tri fin skeg configuration and stubby compact outline, the Patrik Trailer Wave 85 is guaranteed to turn heads at the beach. I’d been frothing to get a ride on this baby for a … Continue reading

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The dawn patrol

Waking at first light, or sometimes before, to score a session before work or school is a right of passage for anyone into shredding waves. The UK’s surf breaks are dictated to by tides, as much as swell and wind, … Continue reading

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After the ‘party’ – luxury glamping honeymoons

On the  face of it you’d think this was off topic compared to my normal scribblings. Scratch beneath the surface though and glamping honeymoons is still a subject revolving around travel – of sorts… I was fortunate enough to head … Continue reading

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Cornwall kayaking – bite size location guides

I’m currently beavering away adding to/updating the long list of kayking mini spot guides on the sitons.com website. There’s already a significant list of locations – it’s now a case of making sure each entry gives a flavour of what paddlers … Continue reading

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Carbis Bay – watersports mini guide

Here’s another mini guide that’s recently been published on the sitons.com site. This time I spotlight Carbis Bay, St Ives, Cornwall. Carbis Bay is a great little bolt hole for all types of watersports enthusiast – particularly those looking for … Continue reading

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East Wittering watersports beach guide

East Wittering is another local haunt of mine and great for enthusiasts who practice a variety of different watersports. Perfect for windsurfing, surfing, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, kitesurfing and sailing – East Wittering is a super diverse location with … Continue reading

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Surf zone etiquette

Summer seems to be finally here (in the southern part of the UK at least). With winter’s hardcore surfing crew left trailing in the ‘off season’ wake, (spring) and summer will see masses of watercraft, and their pilots, descend on coastal wave … Continue reading

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