Southampton University Windsurfing Club is the oldest and most experienced student windsurfing club in the UK. We have one of the largest memberships of any university windsurfing club and provide opportunities for all abilities and backgrounds.

Here at SUWC, we cater for every level of windsurfer, from complete beginners up to international racers and advanced freestylers! The beginners start off at Southampton Sailing Club every other Wednesday as well as any other opportunities they have to get on the water, where they get the chance to progress through the beginner stages with help from our experienced instructors. The intermediates and advanced windsurfers head out across the south coast to a range of locations, from flatwater spots with bump and jump opportunities, to big wave beaches to throw some huge moves! The club owns a container full of kit that members always have access to for their own trips, including 2 foiling boards and a tandem board which any advanced windsurfers are allowed to use at will.

As much as we love to windsurf, we also love a good night out, and have weekly socials every Wednesday night. This can involve anything from a chill pub night to get to know other members, up to huge nights out touring the best of Portswood’s clubs and some crazy house parties. We also have a weekly get-together every Monday evening to discuss the plans for the week and grab a pint in Stags afterwards.

The whole club regularly attend Student Windsurf Association events held all around the country which involve 2 days of windsurfing including races for all levels, a freestyle competition, beginner lessons, and many other activities to entertain all. The hosting city will also take us on 2 nights out which are always unforgettable. The hosts range from Liverpool with some legendary nightlife to our very own event – Sot’on My Face – which will be hosted at Netley Sailing Club! As well as these events, we hope to plan some club trips to places across the south coast, including some national windsurfing events such as the Weymouth Speed Week.

For more information head to our Facebook and Instagram (links at the top of the page) and don’t hesitate to send us any questions on either platform

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The Committee

All clubs and societies within the Students' Union are run entirely by students. The student committee for Windsurfing this year are:

Caitlin Boothroyd
Advanced Rep
Thomas Egan
Beginner Rep
R Rendell
Beginner Rep
Events Rep
Erik Sier
Intermediate Rep
Edward Hubbard
Media Rep
Jasmine Jackman
Social Secretary
Ava Plows
Social Secretary
Heidi Taylor
Social Secretary
Victoria Giedra
Social Secretary
Sophie Wood
Ben Collins
Vice President
Ben Ashdown
Welfare officer
Charlotte Fry
Welfare officer

Membership Information

These are the current membership fees offered by Windsurfing, although many clubs and societies offer a free period for new members to try out their activities.

Please note that some memberships of this group may also require you to purchase Sport & Wellbeing membership from the University of Southampton in order to use the relevant sport facilities
You must be a member of the Students' Union to join a club or society
NameCostValid PeriodDetails
Year Membership£55.0023/09/2023 - 18/08/2024This provides year long access to members to club facilities and trips, including use of club kit, eligibility for club run beginner sessions, and attendance to SWA events
Semester 2 Membership£30.0021/01/2024 - 18/08/2024This provides access in semester 2 to members to club facilities and trips, including use of club kit, eligibility for club run beginner sessions, and attendance to SWA events.


All SUSU clubs & societies must have a Constitution which governs how they run

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Health & Safety

All clubs & societies are required to risk assess their activity to ensure it is carried out in a safe manner for members. Current risk assessments for Windsurfing are available to view below

Upcoming Events

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