Virtual windsurfing comes to Portsmouth

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A COMPANY that runs active holidays will be showcasing its windsurfing simulator to members of the public this week.

The ‘Have a Go Before You Go’ experience by Neilson will give sporting enthusiasts a chance to try windsurfing without leaving Portsmouth.

A first of its kind, the simulator uses the latest Oculus Rift technology which, combined with rumble pads and wind machines, bring the experience of windsurfing to life.

The simulator will be appearing at the RYA Stand in the Waterfront Festival Arena on Southsea Common during the America’s Cup World Series Portsmouth from tomorrow until Sunday.