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The Complete Guide to Buying a Perfect Windsurfing Wetsuit

This morning I bought a new windsurfing wetsuit. During over 20 years of windsurfing I have owned more than 5 suites, and tested many more.  Still it wasn’t easy to find the perfect suit. So, I did a lot of research and testing. In this Blog I share my experiences in 6 steps to choose the perfect suit. In my …

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What is the Difference Between Windsurfing and WindFoiling?

After a few hesitations I have tried my first hours on a foil windsurfer. Despite more than 20 years experience on a normal windsurf board I was happy I had a great instructor. Here is what I learned doing some research and testing a foil myself. What is the difference between windsurfing and foiling? The main difference is the hydrofoil …

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Which Windsurf Sail to Buy? Check This Before You Buy

Every time I bought a new windsurf sail I felt a certain uncertainty. There are so many different sails. How do I pick the right one? Over the last 20 years I have bought, hired and tested many sails. I also did some research on the latest trends. Which windsurf sail to buy? A windsurf sail that fits best with your …

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Which windsurf board to buy? Read this before you buy

Every time I bought a new windsurf board I felt a certain uncertainty. There are so many different boards. How do I pick the right one? Over the last 20 years I have bought, hired and tested many boards. I also did some research on the latest trends. Which windsurf board to buy? A windsurf board that fits best with your …

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Windsurfing Tips. 6 Steps to Improve Your Skills Faster

My first attempts to sail in logo high waves, all ended with broken masts. After a few days I talked to an ex-pro. Together we watched a video of me struggling in the shortbreak. The tips he gave me, based on the video footage, accelerated my learning. Here is what I learned about speeding up your windsurf improvement ever since.. …

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Windsurfing Lessons. How to Find the Best Lesson for You

A couple of weeks ago I was teaching windsurfing in a private lesson. Next to us in the water, a class of 6 started at the same time. 3 hours later my student was sailing up and down by herself. None of the other students could do that. Windsurfing lessons can differ al lot, so I decided to write a …

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What is the Best Board to Learn Windsurfing?

When I was teaching windsurfing the other day it occurred to me how difficult it can be to pick the best board to learn windsurfing. So, I did some research and testing to find out how to pick the best board for learning. What is the best board to learn windsurfing? When learning windsurfing there are a lot of new …

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How to Transport Windsurfing Equipment?

Over the last two decades I have travelled thousands of miles with my windsurfing equipment. As a kid, I transported my board and sails in a trailer behind my bike. Later I used roof racks, car trailers, vans and even self made campers to get to the water. In this blog I share all the pros and cons per method …

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How do I Choose the Best Windsurf Equipment?

When I was recently thinking of buying a new board I realised how difficult it can be to pick the right gear. During  many years that I was teaching windsurfing in several parts of the world, I often got questions about what to buy and why. Making the right choice will really benefit to improve your windsurfing. So I made …

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What does Windsurfing Cost?

A few weeks ago I was teaching a girl windsurfing. She really enjoyed the first lessons. After a couple of hours she was proud to sail up and down the lake by herself. Then she saw my car with all my equipment. Multiple boards, couple of sails and mast that come with them, a boom and a crate with mast extension, …