Posted On: 15/03/2018 14:31:43
Bic Sport Italy will be offering 25% discount on the regular sale price for the Techno 293 Board and 8.5 Rig package at the end of the T293 Plus European Championships at Club Canottieri Roggero di Lauria, Mondello, Sicily - 1-7 April 2018. Boards and Rigs may be sold separately with a 20% discount on each.
Posted On: 06/03/2018 10:19:03
The RS:X Windsurfing and Techno South American Championships concluded on Sunday with four days of amazing sailing in near perfect conditions.
Paracas, Peru, must be one of the new meccas for windsurfing after delivering sun and wind for the duration of the event, with some tired but very happy windsurfers hitting the beach at the end of the finals day racing. This event has been a perfect showcase for windsurfing at its best with super-fit athletes battling it out for the titles with tactical and high speed racing. Both Saturday and Sunday provided strong winds for both classes which allowed the RS:X fleets to complete their full schedule of 15 races and the Techno fleets to count 10 races. .... ( more
Posted On: 04/03/2018 17:18:02
Posted On: 03/03/2018 14:47:51
It was a tough few days on the water as the South American Windsurfing Championships reached the halfway stage with seven races on the scoreboard for the Men, Women and Youth fleets in the RS:X Class and five races for the Techno Class.
Racing on the beautiful waters of Paracas, Peru, it was a day where racing was held towards the upper wind speed limit and where size and fitness would be crucial if any ambitions were held of winning this event. With 8 different nations represented and crucial Pan American Games spots available in the RS:X Class, the racing was tense and thrilling (.... more
Posted On: 02/03/2018 11:57:30
In a true celebration of all things windsurfing, the RS:X Windsurfing South American Championships kicked off today as racing in the Techno and RS:X Classes begin under perfect conditions in the town of Paracas, Peru. The RS:X Windsurfing Championships forms the second half of the event with the Techno 293Plus concluding their racing today in a slalom format, which will be used for the first time in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires later this year.......( more )
Posted On: 01/03/2018 18:55:08
In a true celebration of all things windsurfing, the RS:X Windsurfing South American Championships kick off today as racing in the Techno and RS:X Classes begin under perfect conditions in the town of Paracas, Peru. The RS:X Windsurfing Championships forms the second half of the event with the Techno 293Plus concluding their racing today in a slalom format, which will be used for the first time in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires later this year.......( more )
Posted On: 01/03/2018 10:55:56
Paracas, Peru has been the perfect venue for the South American Youth Olympic Games Qualifier and although numbers don't tell the story they are for sure part of it:
23 sailors from 7 countries
15 thrilling races in 4 days
15-23kts and 25oC ......( more )
Posted On: 28/02/2018 09:29:19
The format of racing today changed to slalom, and with the strong wind here it was a perfect choice.
Representing the home nation, Raul Claux commented on the format just after finishing for the day. "It was very good. I enjoyed slalom racing. The wind was very strong, the conditions tough, but finally I advanced one position. I'm happy with the performance. ......( more )
Posted On: 27/02/2018 11:17:18
"Even the locals said it was windy," said a young sailor from Chile after the first set of races today. And it was.
Over 20 kts in gusts were registered by the Race Committee today, which meant racing was both exciting and tiring for the sailors. All in all, 4 races were conducted for the Youth Men and 3 for Youth Women bringing them to a total of 8 and 6 sailed. ......( more )
Posted On: 26/02/2018 09:45:05
The South American qualification tournament for the Youth Olympic Games has kicked off in style. The 23 windsurfers from 7 countries, who have come to Paracas, Peru for the regatta have not been let down. The sun, the wind, the atmosphere - an unbeatable combination for a perfect week of racing. ......( more )
Posted On: 19/02/2018 14:23:47
World Sailing has published the results of the Council vote on Regulation 23 review.
The results of the votes are as follows:......( more )
Posted On: 19/02/2018 12:37:44
Once again the small lake near historic town of Kalisz will host a big windsurfing event. More than 100 competitors in different classes from kids to Olympians, more than 5,000 euro in awards, more then 10,000 spectators at the lake during the weekend.
Attractions for kids during international kids day, interesting racing on the water, but most importantly friendly atmosphere with stadium like racing that will be 7th edition of International Windsurfing regatta Kalisz 2018. ......( more )
Posted On: 14/02/2018 09:12:41
12 races completed over 4 competition days, in an unusually windy Singapore. There were 3 qualification places in both men's and women's Youth Olympic Games windsurfer event being contested by 11 Asian nations - with the 12th country, Hong Kong, already qualified at the World Championships held in Quiberon, France last year. ......( more )
Posted On: 08/02/2018 13:09:24
The 2018 Techno Plus Asian Championships is also part of the annual Singapore Windsurfing Open - now in its 37th year! 61 competitors from 14 countries have registered - including one boy from Italy and one girl from Norway enjoying the opportunity to gain experience at international competition level. ......( more )
Posted On: 06/02/2018 12:11:17
Welcome to a new season. 4 major Class events are already set and confirmed. The season opener will be the IFCA European Slalom Championship which is offering a prize fund of 10,000 Euro at the Multivan Summer Opening on Sylt. The best male and female competitors are invited to fight for the official European slalom championship title in front of more than 100,000 spectators.
Read about this event and more in the IFCA newsletter.
Posted On: 01/02/2018 16:05:16
Written resolution of the Events Committee made on 31 January 2018. The Committee received the Working Party report on the recommendations of the events that should be placed under review for the 2024 Olympic Games in accordance with Regulation 23. Read the full document here.
Posted On: 31/01/2018 15:11:39
Let me start my first newsletter of 2018 by wishing you all a happy new year and much success, both on and off the water. In my last note I expressed my excitement and optimism about 2018, and I truly hope that we are able to share very special moments throughout the year.
2018 is a crucial one for sailing, and I expect to see us make clear progress ....( more ).....
Posted On: 25/01/2018 10:55:57
The FAQ document concerning the 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition Events and Equipment selection procedure, originally circulated by World Sailing in December, has been updated. Click here to view answers to new questions received.