SUP is one of the few sports that can be enjoyed by all at any time of the year, but there’s nothing quite like heading out for a paddle in warmer weather. Whether you’re a complete beginner looking to try something new and spend time outside this summer or you’re an experienced paddler looking forward to more favourable conditions, there’s no better time to head out for a paddle. There are various steps you can take to ensure that your summertime SUP sessions are as effective and enjoyable as possible, so here at F One, we thought we’d create the...
While many surfers may dream of surfing tours in faraway lands where the sun is beaming, the waves are pumping, and the post-session drinks are flowing, alas, it’s just not feasible for everyone. However, fear not, as with the weather improving, waves getting cleaner and water temperatures that can only get warmer, the surfing scene in the UK is heading into peak season, where wave riders of all abilities can enjoy a fantastic session. Despite the slightly chillier climate, the UK is home to some fantastic surf spots in western Europe and beyond, and the entire coastline offers the...
Nestled in the south west of the UK, Cornwall is renowned for its beautiful beaches, tasty pasties and pumping waves. The county is bordered only by local rival, Devon, and is otherwise surrounded by the sea, providing a plethora of opportunities to engage in any number of water sports, including kitesurfing. The sport is becoming increasingly popular here, and there are some fantastic spots to launch. Whether you’re heading to Cornwall for your summer staycation and are looking for the odd afternoon out on the water with your kite or you’re looking for somewhere in the UK for a kitesurfing...
Stand-up paddle boarding, or SUP as it’s so affectionately known, has experienced a rapid growth of popularity in recent years to become one of the ‘coolest’ water sports in the UK and beyond. This is perhaps, in part, due to the versatility of the sport, in that you can head out for a peaceful yoga session on a tranquil lake to work on your core and balance stability, or alternatively, head out for a wet’n’wild ride through rapids and waves, depending on your mood. Many may associate SUP with a trip to the seaside, but there is an array of...
Learning to kitesurf is difficult at the best of times, without the wide range of terms and jargon thrown into the mix. Whether you’re currently in lessons or you’re hitting the water alone but still find yourself blank-faced when other riders mention certain terms, we’ve created the ultimate guide to any kitesurfing term you are likely to hear while you practice the art of riding. Read on, for definitions for all terms between A-L, and feel free to share with any friends you think need a helping hand to learn the lingo! Air time - the amount of time spent...
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