Trent Carter and Wyatt Miller, Baja Mexico Photo: Eric Duran

Trent Carter and Wyatt Miller, Baja Mexico Photo: Eric Duran


TRAVEL


Mark Shinn lived in El Medano for over 20 years and still frequently returns each year because of the regular wind and fantastic gear testing conditions from the prevailing northeast trade winds. Here's his spot guide to the village that has become Tenerife's capital of wind sports, just a ten minute drive from 'Tenerife South' airport


EQUIPMENT


How does one wing deliver much more power than another of the same size, and why do some wings drift with more neutral balance? Slingshot wingsurf and windsurf brand manager, Wyatt Miller, runs us through the handling characteristics that different wing profile designs can produce


EQUIPMENT


How does one wing deliver much more power than another of the same size, and why do some wings drift with more neutral balance? Slingshot wingsurf and windsurf brand manager, Wyatt Miller, runs us through the handling characteristics that different wing profile designs can produce


VIDEO TECHNIQUE


Wing Surf World's Neal Gent delivers key tips to help you successfully accomplish a deep waterstart, which you'll need to nail if you want to ride a board with much less equivalent litre-volume than your body weight


VIDEO TECHNIQUE


Enter the turn on your toeside, carve into and through the wind and then ride away heelside – Neal Gent has the tips to nail it!


VIDEO TECHNIQUE


Enter the turn on your toeside, carve into and through the wind and then ride away heelside – Neal Gent has the tips to nail it!


INTERMEDIATE TECHNIQUE


The BKSA are the UK's national governing body for wingsports. Head of training, Andy Gratwick, runs you through his magic tips to help intermediate improvers find a rapid route to success!


SEA SAFETY


James Burrow has had to self-rescue twice this season: once when the wind completely dropped and he found himself out back behind some relatively big waves; and secondly when his wing failed and deflated when he was about a kilometre offshore. After experiencing a 'rising fear' on both occasions he started paddle training on no-wind days. How effective is his training?


SEA SAFETY


James Burrow has had to self-rescue twice this season: once when the wind completely dropped and he found himself out back behind some relatively big waves; and secondly when his wing failed and deflated when he was about a kilometre offshore.

After experiencing a 'rising fear' on both occasions he started paddle training on no-wind days. How effective is his training?


COMMUNITY


They came together as windsurfing fanatics, but Paul and Nori Ehman explain how wingsurfing has taken over everything this year, so much so that they've been on a solid 165 day streak of daily sessions in 2020!


INDUSTRY


Pushing through 2020 with GWA Wingfoil World Tour manager, Tom Hartmann


INDUSTRY


Pushing through 2020 with GWA Wingfoil World Tour manager, Tom Hartmann


LEARNING


Sensi Graves assesses her stance on the subject after breaking her wrist during an unusual fall


APPROACH


An early autumn high tide session lead to WSW editor, Jim Gaunt, assessing his approach to getting beyond a tricky shorebreak


APPROACH


An early autumn high tide session lead to WSW editor, Jim Gaunt, assessing his approach to getting beyond a tricky shorebreak

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