TESTED // Fanatic 9’0 Stylemaster

Fanatic Stylemaster 9'0 2019 SUP Board Test Test By Simon Bassett Photos of Sandy Clunas by Simon Bassett Fanatic have been producing a Stylemaster longboard type SUP since 2015.  They were one of the first brands to realise you ride differently on any wave depending on the style of Sup surfboard you own . Long [...]

TESTED // Fanatic 8’7 Stubby SUP

Fanatic 8,7 Stubby 2019 Sup Board Test – by Jake Sparks The past couple of weeks West Wittering has been the place to be on the south coast with some great waist to head high swell rolling in. I have managed to get out on the Fanatic 2019 Stubby, ‘The Ginger Rocket’ The Stubby has [...]

TESTED // Ezzy Taka 5

EZZY TAKA 5 Ian Whittaker has been using the EZZY Taka series of windsurf sails  for the last few seasons - he has been spending quite a bit of time at Gwithians, Cornwall windsurfing and down here in the Witterings.   He is a windsurfer who is demanding on his kit but wants a stack of [...]

TESTED // Quatro Power 105 @ West Wittering

Test Location West Wittering: High tide and flat water in the 'trench'. Quatro are well known for making some of the best wave boards out there - the Quatro Cube, Pyramid Thruster and Super Mini. Keith Taboul has been shaping freestyle waves for while. The previous model the Tetra was a favourite of mine and although [...]

TESTED // 2019 Quatro Carve SUP

I had the chance to test this board when I was in Tarifa recently and had couple of sessions on the board to get a feel of how the new Keith Taboul shaped Quatro works. Picking up the board you’ll notice how light it is at 6.2 kg. The new shape is overall thinner; rails [...]

TESTED // 2019 Fanatic AllWave

Fanatic AllWave 2019 The AllWave has been in the Fanatic sup line up for a while - the wide style wave sup has been really popular and works well as a first time sup, a windsup, and as a wave sup you can paddle happily on flat water. The key to its success has been [...]

RRD 2019 // Year 24 // Talamone Italy

We have dealt with RRD since they started selling just two models of windsurf boards which must be over 20 years ago now so we were looking forward to heading out to Talamone, Italy to see the new products, testing the gear and talking to the riders and designer’s at RRD’s Y24 product launch. On [...]

Windsurf Foiling

I think windsurf foiling is possibly the biggest thing to happen in windsurfing for a long time. It's not new technology because it's been in kitesurf foilng for some time and there is a huge development of foils within the Americas cup and sailing. The big deal is the fact that you can plane in [...]

Review : : Ezzy cheetah 7m 2018

Tested by Sandy Clunas Today I tried the ezzy cheetah 7.0 for the first time. It was around 14-15 knots in the West Wittering lagoon so I didn't have high hopes for the session but I was pleasantly surprised!   The sail is everything you could want out of a free ride sail, as soon as I [...]

FOILING : : Ezzy Hydra Windsurf Foiling Sail

Ezzy Hydra Windsurf Foiling Sail With the lack of South Westerly winds so far this season at 2XS we been out on the water lots still both wind foiling and stand up paddleboarding – so its all been good in West Wittering! We have been testing the new Ezzy Hydra one of David Ezzy new design [...]