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beginner, Guide, SUP, Surfing, Tips, Watersports -

Here at F-One, we like to keep up to date with the various trends, hypes and developments of watersports, not only so that we can try out new things, but also so we can keep on top of the wants, needs and desires of our customers. Foil technology has redefined the surfing/SUP landscape, allowing boarders to access a new variety of offshore breaks and new waves. What was once considered ‘unrideable’ is now deemed to be a good opportunity for practice, and that’s all thanks to the emergence of foil. But what actually is foiling, and how is it different...

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beginner, Guide, Surfing, terminology, Tips -

Learning to surf is not easy at the best of times, with even the most natural riders experiencing topples and bails during their first few sessions. Whether you’re having lessons with the local surf school or you’ve completed lessons and are trying out a few solo sessions, popping up and perfecting the ride is no easy feat. It becomes even more complicated when you throw all the surfing-related jargon and specialist language into the mix! Whether you’re wanting to fit in with your local wave-riding community, preparing for your next surfing holiday or doing some preparation ahead of your first...

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Guide, London, Surfing, Tips -

The capital city might not be the first place you think of when it comes to surfing in the UK, but those that live or holiday in London will be happy to hear that they aren’t too far away from some fantastic breaks. The east coast of England offers a range of beaches with varying surfing conditions and you could avoid the hours of travel involved in heading to Cornwall or Devon by staying a little closer to home. Whether you’re on holiday in the UK and need to stay fairly close to the capital or you live and work...

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Guide, Paddleboarding, SUP -

Paddleboarding is becoming one of the fastest growing water sports out there, and it’s easy to see why! Appealing to both the experienced junkie and water novices, this activity is calmingly simple, yet presents enough opportunities for established paddleboarders to test themselves and their gear to the limit. Whether it’s river or ocean paddleboarding, SUP is an excellent sport for those looking to spend more time on the water.

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competitions, events, Guide, Surfing -

Whether you’re a seasoned professional who’s looking to compete or support fellow pros or you’re just starting out in the world of surfing and want to watch your first competition live, there’s plenty of exciting surfing events happening all over the UK in 2019. The atmosphere at such competitions is infectious and the general buzz surrounding the event makes each location a fantastic place to be during that time. Here at F-One, we thought we’d provide a run-down of some of the core surfing events happening in 2019, just in case you would like to plan your upcoming holidays accordingly....

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