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Posted On:  10/01/2019 16:28:18

The World's largest and most important watersports trade fair will celebrate its 50th anniversary this month.

The IWA will be present over the final weekend of the show not only to hold important meetings but also to mingle with the crowds and to soak up the atmosphere! ......( more )

Posted On:  08/01/2019 16:43:31

The IWT 2019 season opens with big news:


Duncan Coombs announced as the IWT 2019 Head Judge ......( more )
Posted On:  30/12/2018 09:32:58

The Agenda for the Annual General Meeting of the International Windsurfing Association to be held on Saturday 26 January 2019 at Boot, Dusseldorf has now been published.

2019 Techno and Techno 293 Plus Calendars Now Available to Download
Posted On:  21/12/2018 13:03:51

Merry Christmas and fair winds in 2019 !!!

As always, stunning photos courtesy of Patrik Pollak.  Many thanks, Patrick!
Posted On:  21/12/2018 10:50:17

The final competition day, was packed with epic conditions in the Bay of Paracas, with a suitable wind already from 11 am which allowed us to complete 4 eliminations (the maximum per day), reaching a total of 8 completed eliminations (3 discards) and with suspense until the last heat of the day, and only 10 minutes before the last possible warning signal time limit of this amazing championship (4 pm). ......( more )

Posted On:  19/12/2018 14:53:41

The second competition day brought a surprising display of high wind slalom action. The day started similar to the first day with the skippers meeting held at 11 am. Sunny skies and a shifty wind that slowly started to fill in later in the afternoon. It took less time than the previous day for the wind to be suitable enough for the competition from the regular direction. ......( more )

Posted On:  18/12/2018 08:36:05

Paracas Peru welcomes a total of 38 competitors of 7 nationalities who are ready to challenge each other on the waters of Paracas Bay for the 2018 South American and Pan American IFCA Slalom Continental Titles.

The conditions in Paracas:
Flat water with thermal wind, that normally starts to increase around midday and often at its peak during the afternoons. ......( more )
Posted On:  16/12/2018 09:03:50

Class Associations and Equipment Manufacturers are invited to tender for the Men's and Women's Windsurf Equipment for the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition.
Click here to read the Invitation to Tender.

The Invitation to Tender follows from World Sailing's Olympic Re-evaluation Policy, detailed in Regulation 23.6 and approved by World Sailing's Council at the 2017 Annual Conference in Mexico.  ......( more )
Posted On:  13/12/2018 18:36:03

Slalom Windsurfing, one of the most popular and competitive windsurfing disciplines in the world, arrives again in Peru on the occasion of the '2018 Paracas IFCA South American & Pan-American Slalom Championship', an event that will take place from December 15 to 19 in the tourist waters of the Paracas Bay, the Peruvian Windsurf Association announced at a press conference held at the Salon de las Americas of the National Stadium. ......( more )

Posted On:  13/12/2018 09:21:27

"It would be great for kids to develop some freestyle skills, just like the good old days, plus it's fun," says Pierre Coupal. "Freestyle tricks are possible on the Bic Techno 293 and it helps to develop good board control." ......( more )

Posted On:  11/12/2018 11:33:34

2018 saw the 4th season of the Supercup series, a competition circuit for Techno 293 and Raceboard that has been growing over the years and attracted this year almost 100 competitors from 5 countries.

Windsurfing is not just a sport, it's a lifestyle. In the spirit of this we started something new again this year. The Prizegiving for the series took place in Budapest, one of the greatest European cities. The Supercup Series prizegiving ceremony took place during the annual Hungarian Windsurfing Association gathering for the presentation of local association awards for the best riders in the country.  ......( more )
Posted On:  09/12/2018 14:37:32

Power Controls, the second in the new series of instructional videos with Max Wojcik, is available on-line.

"Power is nothing without control!!!" So what are the power controls? How do you adjust them to give you maximum speed? Some answers in this video ....
Posted On:  30/11/2018 11:54:41

The 2018 Luderitz Speed Challenge is over, and ten new national records have been set.  Antoine Albeau and Alex Caizergues can relax for now. They are still the fastest windsurfer and kiteboarder on the planet, but there are several riders close on their heels.

In this year's edition, the Luderitz Speed Challenge debuted a live speed update system, which allowed fans to follow the action in real time. ......( more )
Posted On:  29/11/2018 15:57:32

Rigging Basics, the first of a new series of instructional videos, is now available on-line!  Learn how to rig your sail like a Pro from experienced international coach, Max Wojcik. As a multi-time windsurfing World Champion he knows what he is talking about!

Coming soon - Power Controls!
Posted On:  29/11/2018 09:46:16

Notice is given for International Windsurfing Association Annual General Meeting to be held on Saturday, 26th January 2019, at Boot Dusseldorf - Dusseldorf International Boat Show.

The meeting will take place during the afternoon in a meeting room at the exhibition centre, with the exact time and room details published with a detailed Agenda nearer to the date.


Jono Jonathan Dunnett and his expedition. The biggest windsurfing challenge in recent years. Rounding the Europe on windsurf, solo and unsupported.

Posted by Patrik Pollak on Friday, 18 January 2019






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