Sleigh Date – Katelynn Garrick







Sleigh Date


Picnic in the snow: hot chocolate in thermoses, vegetarian marshmallows, etc. Transport stuff on sled.

Windsurfing during the cold months is not the same experience as during the warmer months. If you go windsurfing exclusively during the summer, you will not have to bother too much about a windsurfing outfit. If you go windsurfing in both winter and summer, you will definitely have to make arrangements for two outfits. One outfit will be used for summer and another outfit for winter. Keep in mind that there is always a need to save you from harm due to continuous contact with water.

If you think of getting the best windsurfing outfit, forget about those outfits that you have a few years back. Remember that much is being done everyday to make the windsurfing outfit more comfortable than you can imagine. Here are some guidelines to help you select the most appropriate windsurfing outfit:

Windsurfing Outfit for summer

Always look for an outfit that will give you comfort. This is because without being comfortable in it, you will not find it easy trying to move about or even manipulating the windsurf board. Go in for those outfits made using neoprene. Also remember that these will vary in thickness. This will also depend on the warmth or coldness of the waters that you intend getting into. If you are a learner, make sure you know about the hotness or coldness of the waters before you pay for a windsurfing outfit. Remember that you will be in the waters for longer periods and continuous contact with the waters may pose serious hazard to your health.

Also remember that as a learner, the outfit that you should get to fully cover you from your neck to your ankles. You should fit well into the outfit so that there is no room for water to get into it. In most cases, this will also not permit the outfit to rub against your body. Remember that your body may be too sensitive to the rubbing and this may cause some skin complaints. Most windsurfing outfits have an extra interior layer made of an extended artificial material. This is also part and parcel of the outfit.

This additional material is meant to give room for flexibility during windsurfing. When selecting the windsurfing outfit, make sure you go in for one that will last longer. Remember that you will be using this for longer periods. And of course, outfits with so many features attached to it sometimes do not last longer.

Windsurfing Outfit for winter

What is worthy of note here is that neoprene used for making windsurfing outfits can not be extended. It is therefore necessary that the fabric is cut ahead of joining the layers to give an out of your choice. This will definitely have a bearing on your decision when you are about selecting a windsurfing for winter. One thing you should also do is to inspect the joints very well. Keep in mind that most joints attached around areas that movements take place such as the arms, armpits and knees may pose difficulties in movements.

Windsurfing outfits for winter should be less than three to four millimeters thick. Remember to ensure that the joints are not found on areas that can restrict movements and that the inner layer is well fortified against cold. The outfit should properly fit into you so that there should be no room for entering water. Remember to check out temperatures where you intend to go windsurfing ahead of paying for the outfit.

In most cases, the windsurfing outfit should be stitched using a blind stitch. Keep in mind that there should not be any chance of water getting into the outfit. Finally, you should know that these windsurfing outfits will not be made the same for men and women.