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 www.nationalwatersportsfestival.com for news and further developments. www.anglianwater.co.uk/leisure/water-parks/rutland gives further details of the venue and its attractions.
Don’t forget To nominate candidates for one of the prestigious NWF Awards –for most inspiring Windsurfer or SUPer / Windsurf or SUP Coach / Windsurf or SUP Club / Windsurf or SUP Youngster of the Year! Please e mail firstname.lastname@example.org with a short explanation as to why you feel your nominee deserves the award.