WINDSURF MAGAZINE #429 NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2023
Making Moves: Morgan Noireaux – Following his Dreams; Sylt Surprises – Reaction From an Exciting PWA Grand Slam; Maria Andrés Looks at Breaking Boundaries; Bernd Roediger Returns to Pumping Peru; JC in Wild South Africa; Wittering Crew; Peter Hart’s Wave Technique Tips.
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Cover Arthur Arutkin punts an aerial off of a heavy section at Platin Rouge, Mauritius. Photo John Carter.
BIG JUICY READS
SYLT PWA GRAND SLAM
They say variety is the spice of life… something which Sylt delivered in abundance for 2023. A selection of sailors tell us how the contest unfolded.
3-time Aloha Classic champion, Morgan Noireaux, talks about following his dreams, what motivates him, memorable big wave sessions at Jaws and Cloudbreak and what his dream event would be.
Searching for gold at the end of a rainbow: Andy ‘Bubble’ Chambers & James Cox join Ross Williams on a rare forecast for the Isle of Wight.
An exciting photo shoot in Cape Town, with the talented North Windsurfing Team, what could possibly go wrong? JC reveals how it all went south!
A WINDSURF TRIP WITH A DIFFERENCE
Maria Andrés delves deeper into the psychology of breaking down mental barriers to enable you to take your sailing to the next level.
FOLLOW THE RUGGED COAST
Seeking to capture the essence of coastal exploration and the thrill of watersports, the Prolimit team traveled to Achill Island on Ireland’s West Coast, to shoot their new winter range.
How WhatsApp plays a pivotal role in keeping a hardy crew of sailors connected on the south coast, not just in terms of conditions, but friendships too.
Musings by Bernd Roediger, who returns to one of the longest lefts in the world for the first time in 7 years for another Peruvian adventure.
PETER HART MASTERCLASS – TALES FROM THE WAVY TRACK
Fresh from three weeks of coaching in Donegal, Harty reveals which tips and strategies have had the most influence on his student’s progress.
LATEST & GREATEST
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CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE
With a little bit of Christmas spirit and good fortune, hopefully, some of these goodies will find their way to you come December 25.
LOWDOWN – GOYA BOLT 4 CARBON
Francisco Goya gives us the lowdown on the ‘Bolt 4 Carbon’ Freerace board.
LOWDOWN – JP MAGIC MOVE
Werner Gnigler, JP Shaper & Designer, gives us the lowdown on the ‘Magic Move’, their brand new Freemove board.
The test team reviews the Severne Fox V3 125 and the Simmer G6 Blackbird WS 128.
SITTIN’ ON THE DUNNY
EDITORIAL – MAKING MOVES
The new Ed. makes a brief introduction while also managing to compare windsurfing to riding a bike…
AFFAIRS OF THE HART – THE POWER AND IMPOTENCE OF WORDS
Harty, ironically for a bloke who contributes 6,000 words a month to this mag, challenges the use of them.