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There are a number of resources here for windsurfers, wingfoilers, dinghy sailors and instructors: articles, recommended reading, top tips and much more to come. Feel free to browse around and hopefully you will find something useful.


Simon has published a number of articles: 18 for Windsurfing UK magazine, 12 for RYA Wavelength and 2 for SUPM. Each article can be viewed and downloaded as a FREE PDF.

Windsurf UK Magazine

The articles are aimed to provide specific guidance (for windsurfers and instructors) on the fundamentals of windsurfing and are written in a varied and entertaining way. They feature great photography from the likes of Alex Irwin (Sportography), Andy Stallman (Watershots UK), Protography, Mikael Linder (Into Fire and Water), Two Goat Media and Simon himself. A number of articles feature original artwork from the RYA publications illustrator Pete Galvin. The subjects covered include: basic windsurfing physics, coastal windsurfing safety and advice, equipment and rigging, footstraps, fins, harnesses/harness lines, windsurfing photography and masts.

RYA Wavelength

Stand Up  Paddle Mag UK (SUPM)

These articles aim to guide and inspire RYA Dinghy Instructors towards delivering tuition with fresh ideas and improved proficiency. The subjects covered include: picking up a mooring, coming alongside, MOB, sailing backwards, balance, stopping, reefing afloat, follow the leader and sailing backwards.

These articles cover a couple of adventures Simon had on a paddleboard. They depict the first ever paddle from Spanish Point to North Rock in Bermuda and a Croatian adventure in the Paklencia National Park. Click here to subscribe to SUPM.

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