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Accessories, beginner, Equipment, foil, Guide, Kitesurfing, Surfing, Watersports -

You have probably seen people foiling in surfing spots across the UK. Here at F-One, we’re huge fans of the experience and wholly recommend it to anyone interested in switching-up their game. If you’re exploring the form, we’ve put together this basic overview to shed some light on the science.

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nature, Paddleboarding, SUP, UK, Watersports -

The UK boasts a coastline of some 11,000 miles, much of which is calling for exploration! Paddleboarding is up there with the absolute best ways to get out and see the coast. On an ideal day, many paddleboarders will know just how much can swim and fly by when out on the waves. The UK’s coasts and waters are incredibly diverse, and some rare species can only be spotted in a handful of locations. For those of you who don’t know your guillemots from your razorbills but want to learn more, we’ve created a spotter’s guide to some of the most interesting wildlife you may come across next time you’re out on your board.

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beginner, conditions, Guide, safety, Watersports -

Fear in the sea is a common feeling and is nothing to feel embarrassed about. When we discuss fear in this article, we are referring to seeing a wave and feeling overwhelmed, not going dangerously out of your comfort zone. If you are hoping to one day conquer Nazaré, this may not be quite the article to help you on your journey! Here at F-One, we believe there are small steps you can take to help build your confidence in the ocean.

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Fitness, Kitesurfing, Tips, Watersports -

Surfing requires the reaction of many more muscles than your average sport, making it one of the most demanding forms of exercise out there. General strength in the water is a must, as paddling out is just the beginning of your workout. We haven’t even touched on riding the wave, let alone how your body copes when being wiped out by a big set!

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Accessories, Equipment, Kitesurfing, Watersports -

As far as we’re concerned, there’s not much in the world more exciting than getting our boards and riding the waves! Whether it’s kite, wake or SUP, we’re continually looking for ways to experience adrenaline-pumping thrills across the water. However, there is one particular accessory that has got much of the water sports world talking.

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