N – Non-Elitist – the ONLY EVENT in the UK which is all about Beginner and Intermediate Windsurfers rather than the Pros!

A – Anyone Can Enter – regardless of your age, ability or what equipment you ride.

T – Teams and Clubs – all the best moments are shared! Join in as a team or club and give yourself even more chances to win prizes.

I – “Incredible, Wild, High-Octane…” The Houndogs play the NWF! More than a music show – we guarantee that there will never be a dull moment!

O –ONLY multi-disciplinary event for Windsurfing and SUP – and if you do both, you and enter in both disciplines!

N – Novice; Expert; Big Kids; Little Kids; there is NON STOP fun for EVERYONE at the NWF.

A – Aerial Fireworks Display at night over the lake, from a glider team who performed for the Queen’s 90th Birthday!

L – Live Music at the AMAZING VIP PARTIES on Friday and Saturday Nights!


W – Windsurfing taster and coaching sessions – FREE!

A – Atlantics – the LIVE BAND headlining at the Friday night party. “They get the place ROCKIN’!”

T – Trade Show – all the top brands to see and try out on the water, with the designers and pro team riders to give you advice and LOTS of competitions and giveaways.

E – European Red Paddle Junior SUP Championships to be held at the NWF!

R – Rutland Water – the perfect venue for intermediates and youngsters, offering safe, calm and friendly waters – and a bit more besides.

S – SUP taster and coaching sessions – FREE!

P – Prize-Winning Local Beers and Ciders to try from NWF sponsor, The Grainstore Brewery

O – Other things to do? Rutland Water is a venue in its own right, set in acres of countryside with a zoo, rock climbing, playground, cycling /walking, boat rides and crazy golf.

R – Races – exciting races for all abilities and oodles of prizes! If you can sail or paddle out to a buoy and back, a podium finish in your category is WELL within your reach!

T – Team 15 from the RYA will be running youth skills training camps in windsurfing and a…

S – Supercross Windsurfing Race! The camps and race are open to all youngsters, not just those involved with Team 15.


F – Floodlit Freestyle and Fireworks – spectacular night show from some of the top professional windsurfers and an aerial firework display!

E – Entertainment for all the family – for a whole weekend.

S – Superstars! The NWF is an opportunity to meet, rub shoulders with and get advice from some of the top people in the sports. Olympians, World Champions and World Record Holders!

T – Try something new! If not a taster session in windsurfing or SUP, or SUP Yoga, Tug o’ War or Polo, how about a Hovercraft? Axceler-8 Hovercrafts will be offering thrills.

I – If you haven’t booked yet, get your tickets NOW to avoid disappointment!

V – Value for Money – where else can you get two full days and nights of non-stop entertainment for £70? £5 less than last year! Day Tickets and Party Tickets are also available.

A – Anglian Water is sponsoring the event, which is happening on the…

L – Largest Man Made Reservoir in Western Europe!


NWF 2017 will take place at Rutland Water on 3-4th June 2017. Please follow us on Facebook, Twitter or for news and further developments. gives further details of the venue and its attractions.

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