Severne Team Rider and Coach Simon Bornhoft, takes us through an overview of all the different board styles categories to help you build the foundations of choosing exactly the right type of board for you and your quiver.
Dyno Diaries with Simon Bornhoft – One Board One Year – Multiple Progression
Looking back As the year closes in, Simon Bornhoft looks back on his Windwise experiences from 2022 picking out some key tipping points of progression and also demonstrates how the Dyno is one board that you can take everywhere with you. Gear: Severne Dyno, Gator, and...
DYNO BOARD SETUP WITH SIMON BORNHOFT PART 19 – HOW TO PREPARE FOR WAVES PART 4
Push it, drive it and accentuate! When conditions are tricky or you’re new to a wave environment, it’s important to stick to a plan and ‘try’ to massively exaggerate everything, no matter what you’re faced with. So, what better than to check out some real examples of Severne rider and Windwise coach Simon Bornhoft’s clients riding the Dyno and putting into practice some of the skills we’ve covered in our recent wave series.
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DYNO BOARD SETUP WITH SIMON BORNHOFT PART 18 – HOW TO PREPARE FOR WAVES PART 3
Have you been inspired by the recent PWA Pozo Wave event? Well, here’s what YOU can do to get yourself into waves. Simon Bornhoft continues his Windwise series on how to fully develop your windsurfing skills, maximize your time on the Severne Dyno and, for this issue, continue your mission in the waves. So whether you’re new to freewave/wave windsurfing or polishing up your existing wave skills, this will give you a focus and purpose for your next sessions.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR HARNESS LINES – HANG IN THERE PART 4 Windsurf Foiling
Windwise coach and Severne Team Rider, Simon Bornhoft, continues his ‘Hang In There’ series, looking at different windsurfing styles and disciplines. For this issue we focus on windsurfing foiling and how to get set up for maximise flying time.
Dyno board setup with Simon Bornhoft part 17 – How to prepare for waves part 2
Severne Team Rider and International coach Simon Bornhoft continues his Windwise series on how best to develop your windsurfing skills. In this part, Simon goes deeper into how to prepare for your next wave session, even though you might not have access to waves.
Flight School with Sebastian Kördel completes the first season
Five episodes of “Flight School” videos with Severne rider Sebastian Kördel are now online. These first episodes cover anything from your first steps to nailing those foiling gybes.
DYNO BOARD SETUP WITH SIMON BORNHOFT PART 16 – HOW TO PREPARE FOR WAVES
Severne Team Rider and International coach Simon Bornhoft has helped thousands of recreational sailors to get into or improve their wave sailing skills on his Windwise courses. So if you’re on the cusp of venturing into any wave environment here are some skills that can be learnt on flat water and transferred into the rough stuff. Follow these wise words to increase your enjoyment and success rate in 2022!
Sebastian Kördel launches Flight School
Severne rider Sebastian Kördel is launching “Flight School”; a series of videos aimed at guiding beginners and experienced foilers alike. Whether you’re a beginner or fine tuning your foil gybes, this will be the right series for you. The first episode covers your first steps into the water, as well as, your first flight.
Everything you need to know about your harness lines – hang In There Part 3 Wave & Freestyle
Windwise coach and Severne Team Rider, Simon Bornhoft, continues his ‘Hang In There’ harness line series looking at different disciplines and sailing styles. For this issue, we shift the focus and harness line positions for the Freewave, Wave & Freestyle playgrounds. So whether you’re a weekend wave warrior or looking to fine tune like a pro, wise up and read on.
022 Severne Nano wave board walkthrough with Lina Erpenstein
Severne rider Lina Erpenstein has been a Nano user from the very beginning. With the introduction of the 022 Nano, there are upgrades to the larger sizes (Nano87 and above), as well as, a fresh new colour combo. Check out Lina’s insights into the 022 Nano, as well as, her personal settings.
Everything you need to know about your harness lines – Hang In There Part 2 Slalom & Freeride
Windwise coach and Severne Team Rider, Simon Bornhoft, continues his quest to help you get the most out of your precious time on the water and your kit. For this feature we continue our ‘Hang In There’ harness line series, looking at different disciplines and styles in windsurfing and draw on the speedy talents of Team Severne top riders.
DYNO BOARD SETUP WITH SIMON BORNHOFT PART 15 – Going shorter
Whether you’re moving into planing conditions for the first time or moving down in board volume, Simon Bornhoft offers some wise words on how to make smaller beautiful.
Dyno board setup with SImon Bornhoft part 14 – carving downwind 360
For this issue, we get into some serious carving with a downwind 360. Just trying them is a great way to improve your gybing ability, board handling and feel that Dyno carving sensation.
Dyno board setup with Simon Bornhoft part 13 – Gybe variations
Severne rider and coach Simon Bornhoft helps you expand your gybing range with a classic ‘Strap-to-Strap’ wave style gybe to make you and your Severne Dyno board feel like wave masters.
Twin, Thruster or Quad? – A multi-fin guide with Dieter Van der Eyken
Which fin setup does what? Severne riders Dieter Van der Eyken describes the twin, thruster and quad fin setup for your wave board.
All you need to know about your harness lines – ‘hang in there’ part 1
Windwise coach and Severne Team Rider, Simon Bornhoft, buckles down and takes a close look at your most dependable piece of windsurfing kit, the humble harness line.
Cold water sailing tips with Maaike Huvermann
Maaike Huvermann — one of the best female windsurfers in the world — gives us a valuable insight into how to deal with cold water windsurfing.
Dyno board setup with Simon Bornhoft Part 12 – a different approach
Simon Bornhoft looks at how to massively increase your gybing success rate when even just the thought of bearing away sends you and your kit into a total tail spin!
DYNO BOARD SETUP WITH SIMON BORNHOFT PART 11 – How To Boost Your Gybes
Simon Bornhoft explains on how to take your gybing to the next level and give your Dyno that extra zip, grip and a real surge of scintillating speed through the corners.
If you’ve struggled to control over powered gybes, challenging chop, excessive board speed or you’re just wanting a faster exit, being able to overseheet your rig and carve harder is a massive part of your progression. So we’re going to help take you and the Dyno into the faster, tighter turns with added confidence and greater exit speed.
DYNO BOARD SETUP WITH SIMON BORNHOFT PART 10 – Rig rotator
For this issue Simon Bornhoft continues the quest to give you the best possible gybes. So if you combine the Dyno’s super smooth easy turning qualities and the core Windwise skills that have enhanced thousands of gybers, you’re going to be cranking those corners!
DYNO BOARD SETUP WITH SIMON BORNHOFT PART 9 – Warrior Carving & Shifting & Switching
Severne Team rider and coach, Simon Bornhoft, continues his Windwise quest to give you dry fast gybes and will help you get the most out of your Dyno too!
DYNO BOARD SETUP WITH SIMON BORNHOFT PART 8 – Setting up for the gybe
Make Your Moves Gybe Wise Part 1: It’s All In The Set UpSeverne Team rider and gybing coach, Simon Bornhoft continues his quest to improve your windsurfing. For this issue, we cut through all the beach banter with a key Windwise Skills Training Exercise to enhance...
Get and stay windsurfing fit with Simon Bornhoft’s “fitnesswise” video guides
Are you looking to get and keep those specific windsurfing muscles toned and tuned ready for getting onto the water? Then check out this extensive guide by Windwise coach Simon Bornhoft
Dyno board setup with Simon Bornhoft part 7 – Windwise Warrior Tack
Tacking Victory Are you struggling to tack lower volume boards? Do you want to stay dry on that Dyno? Simon Bornhoft explains how to break the curse of failing to tack in strong winds on smaller boards.Our Windwise ‘Warrior Tack’ has been proven to solve the ‘How do I...
Nano wave board setup guide – 3 riders perspectives
The ultimate Nano guide Bringing you the most comprehensive guide to the Severne Nano board to date. This time from the perspective of 3 Severne riders. All who have different needs and sail different conditions. In this guide, we'll go into the details of how each of...
When to ride the foil and when to ride the fin with Matteo Iachino and Tristan Algret
When to use what? With the combination of foiling and normal windsurfing in the PWA World Tour from 2020 onwards, many have wondered what sort of conditions you might like to be riding the foil and when you would be switching over to the foil. Severne riders Matteo...
Dyno board setup with Simon Bornhoft part 6 – Harness Lines & Boom Height
Get the settings right! Ultimately we ‘all’ have the same aim - control, ease and an effective sailing position, all of which are massively influenced by harness line set up, be that for just blasting about, top speed slalom, wave or freestyle. If you suffer from slow...
Moves with Lennart Neubauer – The Kono
Freestyle with Lennart At a young age, Lennart Neubauer is already one of the up and coming stars of the freestyle scene. Based on the Greek island of Naxos, Lennart has some of the best training grounds possible, and he has improved rapidly over the years. In this...
DYNO BOARD SETUP WITH SIMON BORNHOFT PART 5 – Brilliant Blasting Control
Stay in Control! Welcome back to our quest to make you a better sailor and help you get more out of your Severne kit. After getting you going in our Severne Windwise Early Planing feature, Simon Bornhoft is back to help you gain, keep and not lose control! Photos:...
Moves with Lennart Neubauer – The Ponch
Freestyle with Lennart At a young age, Lennart Neubauer is already one of the up and coming stars of the freestyle scene. Based on the Greek island of Naxos, Lennart has some of the best training grounds possible, and he has improved rapidly over the years. Lennart...
DYNO BOARD SETUP WITH SIMON BORNHOFT Part 4 – Super Early Planing For ALL LEVELS
How to get the most out of the Dyno and get planing really quickly! Over the last few Windwise features we’ve covered setting up your footstraps and fins to best suit your style, location and specific conditions. So now it’s time to get fired up and enjoy the smooth,...
DYNO BOARD SETUP WITH SIMON BORNHOFT PART 3 – Mast Base Positioning & Fin Set Up
How To Fine Tune Your Sailing And Your Dyno! Okay, so we’ve gone through the footstrap set up, positioning and fit so you’re comfortable for all conditions and any style of windsurfing. We’ll now focus on your mast base positioning and fin set up choice to enable you...
Dyno board setup with Simon Bornhoft part 2 – Moving The Straps & Getting The Fit Right
GETTING THAT RIGHT FIT Okay, so moving on from our first Dyno Set Up feature, we’re now going to assist you in how to fine-tune the position and fit of your foot straps. This will help you to get the most out of the ‘inboard single strap’ or ‘outboard double back...
Dyno board setup with Simon Bornhoft part 1 – Freeride Outboard vs Freewave footstraps
FOOTSTRAP SET UP Being comfortable on the board has a lot to do with footstrap set up, here’s how to get them right for you and where you sail. Freeride Outboard Set Up If you’re looking for maximum control at speed, busting through challenging chop or holding down a...
Dyno setup with Simon Bornhoft
INTRO Okay, so you want to know more about the Dyno and how to get the most out of your board. We took the time to catch up with Severne Team Rider and international coach, Simon Bornhoft. His coaching system has developed the level of thousands of windsurfers on his...
Set up your new Nano with Dieter
NANO SET-UP GUIDE Check out this video by Dieter Van Der Eyken as he walks us through his own personal set-up for the new 2020 Nano wave board and gives us general guidance on fins, foot strap and mast track set-up