The Student Windsurfing Association

Watch this space for details of the 2012-2013 SWA events series.

We are really stoked about Aussie Kiss XI on the 19th-21st October.

Until this great date, click on this banner to see what happened/relive the excitement of at Aussie Kiss X




Aussie Kiss X is less than a week away!

Guaranteed to bring windsurf satisfaction to all!


So excited for Aussie Kiss!!!

Find the event on Facebook at:!/event.php?eid=265962913437146

Have you got a ticket yet? These stars from the windsurf industry do: Simon Bornhoft, Max Rowe, Chris Muzza Murray, Adam Sims, Nick Moffat.

This year with the naughtily themed X-rated Saturday night fancy dress party, so get down to your local fancy dress store and get creative. Have a look at the following link to see the themes shotguned so far.:

This weekend of windsurfing will satisfy the needs of complete beginner and those of a far more experienced ability. If you don’t have any kit, don’t sweat, Boardwise, RRD, Ezzy, Gaastra, Tabou, Spartan, Severne, Tushingham, Starboard and Turfdog will be demoing their 2012 wares (kit for all abilities) along with new to the UK KA Sails, giving you the chance to try out some of the newest and shiniest gear on offer and maybe even win yourself a souvenir.

Making AK X a year to remember....

Red Bull will be kindly bringing along their T -pee and bean bags as a chill out area for a break between windsurf sessions, their DJ VAN to pump out the tunes all day long. Further, keen to capture as much on the water action footage as possible they will be bringing along 2 GO PROS for students to wear on the water. Even more good news, they will be bringing the'' Red Bull Milk Float'' to the Caravan Park to distribute red bull in the mornings!! Pretty awesome hangover cure!

'Stage engage' will be providing us with a stage to ensure everyone can see the world record being made and watch the awesome live music being played.

ACOUSTIC MUSICIANS PLAYING at ROADFORD RESERVOIR..... Thats right AK X will have a chilled out festival atmosphere with a range of artist catering for all music taste providing some background music. Check out the artists playing:

Chris Millington -

Sam Green  - 

Woodford Green - .

Will and the People - supported Paolo Nutini, The Script, The Hoosiers and Girls aloud on their last UK and European tours. Shared stages with the likes of Kings Of Leon, The Police, The Stranglers, KT Tunstall, The Correspondants, Plan B, Ellie Goulding, Vampire Weekend, Kate Tempest, Scroobius Pip, Babyshambles and many more.  Played annually at the majority of UK festivals including Glastonbury, Secret Garden Party, T in the Park, Oxygen, Beach Break Live, Isle of Wight Festival and at the Monaco Grand Prix amongst many other UK festivals, they have also booked a vigorous touring schedule in Europe and the UK, playing Clubs, venues and underground house parties across the spectrum, this has been without the help of any booking agents or managers, this band look after and organize for themselves. Toured Europe, self produced and sold 5000 copies of their debut EP at the gigs, which is available on iTunes and Amazon and has currently sold nearly 10,000 copies to date. . .

Co Supreme recently received airplay on Tom Robinson’s BBC Radio 6 show, as ‘Intuition Magazine’ wrote post a recent gig: 'Heads turned, bodies moved from the bar to stage, the floor filled with people bouncing up and down with insatiable enthusiasm.' The energetic and emotive band bringing guitar-driven music back (check them out at: Co Supreme will kick start the evening with live music making way for the DJ to keep the party going until the early hours. 

STALLS at ROADFORD RESEVOIR...... Some local businesses will be giving all attendees of Aussie Kiss X a chance to take home some local delights. Confirmed as attending so far......

Funzees - like onezies but cheaper! Check them out on

Sweetbird Smoothies - Big fat flavours, rich deep flavours, short sharp tangy flavours... Sweetburg has used this love of all things flavourful to craft a range of ready to drink fruit smoothies

BURTS BEES are an American brand who use natural ingredients in all their body products. Not only are we making sure the students have an epic weekend we are also ensuring they have high standards of hygiene too!! 800 mini samples of hand cream, body wash and scrub are being delivered to Bude. 

Lily and Albert Knitwear High quality, unisex knitwear combining style, comfort and quality to provide garments that will last you a lifetime. Each garment is individually hand knit in a tiny Portuguese fishing village making every item as unique as the person wearing it - so you can be on trend without following the herd. (reduced prices specifically for our event) Visit the website and also Facebook

I Love Lowie Accessories  

Uni Sport Online
 will be there to record the whole event 

Saturday night at Bude Holiday Park...The host for the evening entertainment. This will be a night to remember!

HOGROAST available Saturday night!

The guaranteed to be awesome AK fancy dress party! Theme: X rated!

Co Supreme (formerly Phoenix and the Turtle), Co Supreme will kick start the evening with live music making way for the DJ to keep the party going until the early hours.

Firework display for the 10 year celebration!

Competions and prizes....

Beginners, intermediate and advanced windsurfers are invited to represent their University in fun racing, freestyle and team racing competitions. Thanks to the SWA’s awesome sponsors there are some incredible prizes up for grabs this weekend:

  • Make sure you enter the North Fanatic freestyle competition for your chance to win a new Maui Ultra freestyle fin and get yourself in pole position to win the series prize, a FANATIC SKATE!!

  • Spartan are providing a mens and ladies wetsuit for first male and female finishers in the advanced individual race competition. 333 Simon Bornhoft from Windwise is providing a FREE UK clinic to one lucky individual – other Windwise stash is also up for grabs 333 One FLYMOUNT will be awarded for best amateur windsurf video taken at Aussie Kiss so make sure you bring your camera and keep that video rolling. For more info about this competition visit: 

  • Funzees are like onesies, but cheaaper! They're giving us four AK Branded funzees.

  • Stash from GLOBALSHOTS and FLOW 

  • Further there is a special prize awarded to the Most deserving student/Best move of the weekend (adaptable rules, just be awesome!). The student awarded this honour will receive a brand new SEVERNE S1 sail!

  • And don’t forget! Aussie kiss is the first round of the SWA series giving you your first chance to score some points for the years Freestyle, Racing and Team Racing competitions. Taking you a step closer to those awesome series prizes.


North/Fanatic Freestyle Series in association with Boardwise  and Turfdog:

Make sure you bring with you your quiver of moves for your chance to win....

1st Prize - North Fanatic - a brand new shiny FANATIC SKATE, along with a freestyle fin from

2nd Prize - Boardwise/North/Fanatic - a North Silver Series boom + a FLYMOUNT

3rd Prize - Turfdog - a land freestyle board

Spartan/Tushingham/Starboard Individual Race Series in association with Windsurfingfins:

One design racing. This simple format has never failed to provide fair and exciting racing....

1st prize – Tushingham - an Aeron boom and a Slalom fin from Windsurfingfins.

2nd/3rd prize a quiver bag and set of harness lines

But wait, there’s more....

Thanks to the kind people of Spartan Wetsuits; 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners will also receive Spartan winter, summer and shorty wetsuits, keeping you the perfect temperature all year round.

Boardwise/RRD Team Racing Series:

For 2011/2012 a tried and tested one design race series (everyone using the same board and sail) is being improved upon. An entire fleet of brand new RRD FireRace boards are being kindly brought to all core events by Boardwise for the team race event. Each Uni puts forward teams of 3 to complete in a full speed out and back blast style race. Even more exciting is the fact that the wining team for the series will take home one of the boards. That’s right, one lucky club will win one of these speed machines! Thanks Boardwise!

Can’t make it to Aussie Kiss? You’ll be missed. But not to worry! Aussie Kiss is just the first of many 
amazing SWA events coming soon to various parts of the UK. Bring on the good times ahead!

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