Learning how to beach start is a fun manoeuvre to learn windsurfing. It is a quick way to get up, more rewarding than up hauling and looks cool!
Rescuing a windsurfer with a safety boat is an essential skill of any watersports instructor.
If you add 20 knots of wind then things can become tricky. At Flying Fish we specialise in teaching these skills to all our students who wish to work in the best (and windiest) windsurfing locations around the world.
We believe the key is to break it down into the individual elements and keep it simple.
There are two parts to the rescue, the
BSUPA stands for British Stand Up Paddle Association they aims to protect and promote the sport of paddle boarding in the UK. They govern the BSUPA Instructor Pathway.
CPR is a core skill delivered on any First Aid Training Course. It’s a technique that gives you the ability to manually keep a person alive should they stop breathing and go unconscious.
Top instructor and freestyle windsurfer Clare Elliot shares her story of getting her first job in the water sports industry and what life is like on a season in Greece.
A video interview with Max Rowe, professional windsurfer and beach manager at Club Vass.
William Dugdale, 18, from Norfolk, decided to take some a gap year before university to learn a new skill and sail in Australia on a Yachtmaster Course.
Amy had spent years on water sports holidays with her as a child and seen the life that the Instructors enjoyed working on the beach and wanted the lifestyle that a Watersports instructor enjoyed, here is Amy's story.
After finishing Uni, I wasn't sure what I wanted to do, there were so many choices but none of them were for me. I knew that I wanted to travel and I looked at ways to combine that travel and earn a living at the same time