Friday, 31 July 2015

Freesailing again...

It´s been a long, very busy, but great fun, month of virtually non-stop clinics so it was fantastic to have a layday yesterday and get out for a freesail at Glass. Conditions were tricky with the wave difficult to read and the peak so far up the reef meaning most rides ended up with a swim or a visit to the rocks :( . I have to say I am now very much in love with my new North Sails Hybrid Hero- it proved to be very powerful and stable at Punta last week and waveriding at Glass is a joy as it is so light in the hands, powerful in the bottom turn yet switches off exactly when needed during the cutback or aerial. I love it. Can´t wait to get the rest in a couple of weeks...

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Welcome to the site!
Aswell as regular features and news updates from Fuerte, I am going to be using this site to promote my windsurfing clinics.
After 15 years on the island,having competed in the PWA freestyle world cup and now representing Fanatic Boards and North Sails, I have decided to give something back to the sport which has given me so much over the years.
My aim is to provide clinics "tailor-made"for each individual, with a strong emphasis on practical in-the-water instruction, backed up by on-the-beach tuition and video analysis. The consistent conditions here in Fuerte make learning so much easier and, perhaps equally important, more fun than the typically inconsistent, cold UK - why not come over for a week and improve your windsurfing by a year!!!

I can help with any manoeuvres from carve-gybe through to advanced jumping and freestyle, just email me with your wish list and we'll take it from there! Over the next few months, I am going to be video-chronicling manoeuvres which you can check out on the right in my tricktionary sections. This will give you some idea of the things we can work on, or, if you can't make it over here, you may find them useful to help understand and break down a manoeuvre you would like to learn (hopefully, the slow-mo will help in this respect!).Just click on the trick and scroll down..........
Anyway, keep checking it out as I have loads more in my bag of tricks and will be updating as and when I get the footage.
If you're interested, e-mail me on
See ya in Fuerte?