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If you’re looking to either BUY or SELL some Windsurf kit, Board Mart is the place to do it. It’s FREE and SIMPLE to get your equipment sold on Board Mart. This section is dedicated to Windsurfing. Anything directly related to Windsurfing can be bought and sold here. This is a new venture – as such there might not be much listed – but PLEASE consider advertising your Windsurf equipment here. If you found this page – so are dozens of other people every day…

A little bit about Windsurfing

Windsurfing is an exhilarating water sport that combines the thrill of surfing with the excitement of sailing, and it’s bound to get your heart racing and your adrenaline pumping! Picture yourself gliding effortlessly across the water, harnessing the power of the wind to propel yourself forward, and feeling the sheer freedom as you ride the waves. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced water sports enthusiast, windsurfing has something to offer for everyone.

Windsurfing is not just a sport; it’s a lifestyle. It’s a community of passionate individuals who share a love for the water, adventure, and the sheer joy of windsurfing. You’ll meet like-minded people, forge new friendships, and have unforgettable experiences on and off the water.

Origins of Windsurfing

Windsurfing, born in the 1960s, was the brainchild of two visionaries: Jim Drake, a sailor, and Hoyle Schweitzer, a surfer. They combined elements of surfing and sailing, creating a revolutionary board with a mast and sail. In 1968, they patented their “Windsurfer” design, leading to the sport’s widespread popularity. It rapidly evolved, with early competitions held in the 1970s. The sport’s allure grew in the 1980s and 1990s, becoming an Olympic event in 1984. Today, windsurfing continues to captivate water sports enthusiasts worldwide, connecting people with nature and providing thrilling adventures on the waves.

Popular Windsurfing Destinations

Competent windsurfers often seek out destinations with consistent winds, favourable water conditions, and a vibrant windsurfing community. Some of the most popular destinations for experienced windsurfers include:

  1. Maui, Hawaii, USA: Known for its legendary waves and strong trade winds, Maui offers fantastic conditions for advanced wave sailors and freestylers.
  2. Tarifa, Spain: Located at the southernmost tip of Spain, Tarifa is famous for its strong and reliable winds, making it a mecca for windsurfers looking for high-speed slalom and freestyle action.
  3. Bonaire, Caribbean: This island is a paradise for windsurfers due to its constant trade winds and crystal-clear, shallow waters, perfect for freestyle and freeride windsurfing.
  4. Jericoacoara, Brazil: This Brazilian gem is a hotspot for windsurfers, with consistent winds and a laid-back atmosphere, offering great conditions for wave sailing and freestyle.
  5. Le Morne, Mauritius: With warm waters and consistent trade winds, Le Morne provides an ideal setting for advanced windsurfers seeking to ride waves and practice freestyle tricks.
  6. Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain: Known as the “European Hawaii,” Fuerteventura offers strong winds, big waves, and diverse conditions, attracting windsurfers of all levels.
  7. Cape Town, South Africa: During the southern hemisphere’s summer, Cape Town’s beaches offer challenging waves and winds that entice experienced windsurfers seeking an adrenaline rush.
  8. Lake Garda, Italy: Nestled in the Alps, Lake Garda is a freshwater destination with reliable winds, making it a popular spot for slalom and freestyle windsurfing.
  9. Gokova Bay, Turkey: With a combination of flat water and windy conditions, Gokova Bay is a haven for freestylers and slalom enthusiasts.
  10. Dahab, Egypt: This Egyptian town on the Red Sea provides steady winds and a safe environment for advanced windsurfers looking to practice their skills.

These destinations offer a mix of challenging conditions and stunning scenery, making them sought-after locations for competent windsurfers to embark on thrilling windsurfing adventures.

Popular Windsurf Equipment Brands

The windsurfing industry has witnessed the rise of several prominent brands that have contributed to the sport’s growth and development. Some well-known brands include:

  1. NeilPryde: Founded in the 1970s, NeilPryde is a well-established brand known for producing high-quality windsurfing sails and rigs. They have a reputation for innovation and are trusted by windsurfers of all levels, from beginners to professionals.
  2. JP Australia: JP Australia is a renowned brand that manufactures windsurfing boards and related equipment. They are recognized for their cutting-edge board designs, catering to various windsurfing disciplines, including wave riding, freestyle, and slalom.
  3. Severne: Severne Sails is a leading brand that specializes in windsurfing sails. They are highly regarded for their performance-oriented sails, which are favored by many competitive windsurfers worldwide.
  4. Starboard: A popular brand known for its wide selection of windsurfing boards, including freestyle, wave, slalom, and freeride models. Starboard is well-regarded for its craftsmanship and durability.
  5. Goya Windsurfing: Goya is highly regarded for its windsurfing boards and sails, especially in the wave and freestyle disciplines. Their equipment is often favored by adventurous windsurfers who seek to push the limits of the sport.

Windsurf Gallery

We will be adding some of our customers own photos here shortly. In the meantime – here’s some pictures I have taken over the years. Most are either in Hunstanton, Norfolk (bump/jump and ocassional waves) and West Kirby, Wirral (Speedsailing/Freestyle)

Windsurf UK useful links

  • UKWA – the home of competitive windsurfing in the UK(*external link)
  • UKWA Facebook Page (*external link)
  • RYA – all about getting in to windsurfing

Windsurf Equipment for Sale

If you have got any Windsurf kit you’d like to sell – please advertise it FREE on BoardMart. We will help sell your unwanted gear by sharing it on relevant social media pages. Remember – if you found this page so will someone else looking to buy or sell Windsurf boards and sails.

WINDSURF

Mistral Bermuda ideal beginners windsurfing board and accessories

Mistral Bermuda ideal beginners windsurfing board and accessories

Mistral bermuda ideal beginners board including sail, boom and mast

Price: £50.00
Posted in - Learner
Warwickshire
Date posted - 26/05/2024
Windsurf JP Magic Ride 119l LXT 2022

Windsurf JP Magic Ride 119l LXT 2022

Windsurf JP Magic Ride 119l LXT 2022 JP Magic Ride 119l in light LXT and in perfect condition for sale. The board was only used for 1 season. Super easy to surf, slide early and connect the jibes. The board is foil ready, but has never been ridden with foil The board has no repairs Technical data: Volume 119 liters Length 241 cm Width 74cm Weight 7.6kg Fin: Ride 38 G10 CNC Fin Box: Aluminum Power Box Please write to me if you are interested

Price: £600.00
Posted in - Slalom / Race / Speed
Rutland
Date posted - 22/05/2024
Listing marked as sold.RRD FSW 85 Litre Windsurf Board

RRD FSW 85 Litre Windsurf Board This listing is marked as sold.

I have a couple of RRD FSW Windsurf boards for sale. One is an 85L 2009 model in fair used condition The other is a 95L 2010 model in usable but rough condition I can post for £40 to anywhere in the UK

Price: £100.00
Posted in - FSW (Freestyle Wave)
Norfolk
Date posted - 19/09/2023
F2 Windsurf Board, 125L complete with Maui 36cm fin.

F2 Windsurf Board, 125L complete with Maui 36cm fin.

Used. Buyer to collect (RG14) or we can arrange a meet at Emsworth Sailing Club (PO10).

Price: £75.00
Posted in - Windsurf BOARDS
Berkshire
Date posted - 10/05/2024

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