Posted On: 03/04/2020 17:56:44
Due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic the Local Organizing Authority at Sopot Sailing Club has been forced to postpone the 2020 Raceboard European Championships.
The Raceboard Class Association, together with the Organizing Club, will investigate the possibility of holding the Europeans in the coming months.
For now stay safely at home and we will see each other on the water in better times.
Posted On: 03/04/2020 11:03:12
Since the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the situation has quickly evolved from a national challenge to a continental one, and now we are realising the global perspective of the pandemic. We now realise the magnitude of COVID-19; the virus has spread with unprecedented rage and now the world has come to halt. The health and safety of the global population has been the first priority, and World Sailing's thoughts are with everyone worldwide fighting the virus.
Over the last few weeks there has been a lot of communication and information sharing within the sailing community, and I would like to address you all with an update on recent proceedings
Posted On: 27/03/2020 10:32:57
We wish to bring you up to date with plans for the initial shipments of production to our distributors to enable them to fulfil World Sailing Member National Authority (MNA) orders.
COVID-19 has impacted our plans, but Starboard is very pleased to see that our various assembly partners are exceeding expectations. ......( more )
Posted On: 27/03/2020 09:58:43
Following Tuesday’s announcement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, World Sailing would like to provide you with some of the latest information regarding Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) alongside some other medical information. ......( more )
Posted On: 26/03/2020 08:59:27
It is a challenging time, no doubt about it. As human beings, there's only so much that we can do to change and improve the way the Covid-19 virus is affecting the global population.
The first Class Championships for the 2020 season are now cancelled after close evaluation with the local Organizing Authorities.
Please keep in mind that other class events may be postponed or cancelled this season. We hope to bring you further information and announcements soon.
Posted On: 16/03/2020 12:28:45
43 racers signed up for the first Formula Foil South American Championships hosted by the Asociacion Argentina de Windsurf on Lake Potrerillos, Mendoza, Argentina.
A full regatta of 15 races over 4 days were completed against the impressive backdrop of the Andes mountains. The venue never fails to deliver incredible racing conditions and has been the venue for many major events since its development. ......( more )
Posted On: 12/03/2020 11:52:14
It is with regret we have to inform you that, due to the outbreak of COVID-19, together with the organising club at YCPR we have made a decision to postpone the Techno293 European championships due to be held in Marseille 13-19 April 2020.
The event is postponed to 24th - 30th August 2020 and will be held for the Techno293 Class (junior and youth divisions) only.......( more )
Posted On: 12/03/2020 10:36:54
The outbreak of Novel Coronavirus and the spread to various continents is causing concerns and calls for constant monitoring and mitigation, not only for our activity associated with the Olympics, but for all major events. This coming month will give us an indication on the short- and long-term effects on the sport and the events as a whole. ….. ( more )
Posted On: 03/03/2020 08:42:36
Techno 293 OD is THE most happening class in international windsurfing right now, pushing ever further and deeper into every corner of the planet where people want to enjoy the fun of being on the water.
Having just finished the South American Championships in Argentina now it is time to go east. Welcome to Oman, host of the 2020 Techno 293 OD Asian Championships, in the heart of the gulf states and their sun-kissed waters. ......( more )
Posted On: 03/03/2020 08:37:48
The 2020 RS:X World Championships being held in Sorrento, Australia, came to a showdown during the morning's medal races which were held in a light 8 knot breeze with a strong ebb tide flowing. The volunteers and staff of the Sorrento Sailing Couta Boat Club had promised that it would be sailable in the morning only, and for the ten men and ten women sailors competing, this would be their last shot at claiming a spot on the podium for this event..... ( more )
Posted On: 29/02/2020 11:28:38
The year has kicked off in style for the T293 and T293 Plus classes with the Asian Championships in Mussanah Sports City, Oman. Thursday saw the first day of racing with Japan, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong and Oman sailors all battling it out for the top spots in their Continentals. The event is part of Mussanah Race Week - a popular event in the region with a 10 year strong tradition.
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Posted On: 26/02/2020 19:58:34
We are delighted to announce that the Techno 293 PLUS has been selected as the official one design equipment for the windsurfing event in the forthcoming 2020 World Sailing Youth World Championships, the major World Sailing event of the year for youth windsurfers. The Techno 293 PLUS board and its 8.5 m2 rig replaces the RSX and a three years deal has been signed with World Sailing guaranteeing "charter" boards for all the competitors coming from 60+ countries to the World Championships through to 2022. ......( more )
Posted On: 26/02/2020 15:35:08
The South American Windsurf Championships 2020 for Raceboard, Bic Techno 293 and Bic Techno 293 Plus categories was held from February 21 to 25, 2020. This event was also the first selective to form the Argentine team that will travel to the Fortaleza World Cup, Brazil, for the Bic Techno 293 Plus category. ......( more )
Posted On: 26/02/2020 12:02:38
iQFoil Equipment Distribution - Unfortunately with the Wuhan Coronavirus outbreak, production on all components produced in China - Foils, Sails & Rigs - have been frozen since beginning of February. We have invested in masks, quarantine scanners and some others to protect our workers and we got the good news today that the IK Pacific Facility (Sails Factory) has been approved by government to reopen and resume work, hopefully by the end of the week. We expect our delivery schedule to be delayed by around 3-4 weeks but will release any updates as we receive them. ......( more )
Posted On: 24/02/2020 13:52:23
A fleet of 116 sailors from 31 nations have gathered in Melbourne, Australia, to challenge for the last remaining World Championship titles of this Olympic cycle before heading to Tokyo 2020. The event is being hosted by Sorrento Sailing Couta Boat Club, located on the south side of Port Philip Bay, in what has to be one of the most idyllic venues that the RS:X Class has visited in its time as the Olympic Windsurfer Class.......( more )