The Mauritius Attitude Challenge returns with its 6th edition and is proud to announce Official IFCA Slalom Championship Titles for the African and Asian Continents. Organised in cooperation with the International Windsurfing Association (IWA) and the World Sailing approved International Funboard Class Association (IFCA), the event is also part of the newly created IFCA Grand Prix Series. ......( more )
RS:Convertible is a multigenerational one-design wind foiling class featuring two divisions: the RS:X Convertible and the RS:One Convertible. Both divisions are capable of racing in two modes (foil and fin) with the same board and rigs. ......( more )
In just eight weeks, the Surf World Cup will take place for the first time in Neusiedl am See from 28 April to 7 May. In addition to the new venue, 14 more premieres await the visitors. New sporting formats, the Captains Beach with a singer / songwriter festival, the Icecream Festival, the "wave" at the playground, the party boat at the lake, the "resurrection" of the PODO bar and a larger family area are the innovations in the daytime. Read more . . .
The 2017 RS:One World Championships will take place in in Vietnam from 10th to 15th June. Quang Nam is located in the centre of Vietnam, about 900 km from both Hanoi in the North and Hochiminh
city in the South. Vietnam is 10,406.83 km2 with a population of about 1,5 million people. Quang Nam is
a well known destination of two world heritage sites named Hoi An ancient town and My Son Sanctuary.
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Picture a new Pro Am format devised with the purpose of attracting more windsurfers into competitive windsurfing; providing great event experience in a fun and informative atmosphere, stunning locations, a variety of racing formats and sailing conditions. ......( more )
Once again the Carmim Lago Alqueva FW 2017 was a amazing success on land because, for the second time in a row, we didn't have a lot of wind in the 4 days of competition and only one race was completed.
For the Formula competitors that don't know this spot, in 2014 we had 13 races and in 2015 12 races in 4 days, with winds between 10 knots and 30 knots. Like in every place we could have luck and have wind, and other times we don't have any wind.......( more )
If you had to pick one event that changed the perception of professional windsurfing in the eyes of the general public, the Maui Windsurfing Grand Prix 1982 would be one of the greatest examples.
The historical competition got underway in 18 knots of wind, 10-foot wave sets, and attracted sailors from Japan, Africa, England, Switzerland, Australia, and North America. Tom Tatum filmed the windsurfing contest that defined a new era for the sport. ......( more )
We would like to invite you to the Formula Windsurfing World Championships in Germany. The event will take place from May 29th to June 5th in Westerland on Sylt. The enter-online, notice of race and traveling & accommodation info are available now!
Following the 2016 World Sailing Annual Conference in Barcelona, where all Olympic events were 'locked' confirmed back for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, where it was requested to to all Olympic classes to review with proposals, their racing format in order to have the regattas more easy to understand for media and for spectators at the venue.
All Olympic classes started to work with their race formats and it was agreed that the 2017 year would be the best time to test and eventually to implement a new race format to be used at 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. More on the RSX Class website . . .
The RS:One Class, in partnership with the Vietnam Canoeing, Rowing & Sailing Federation will hold the 2017 RS:One World Championships from 10th to 15th June in Hoi An, Vietnam.
The championship, open to all, will allow international racers to compete through innovative race formats like the Pulsar (compact slalom, America's Cup style) and Marathon (long distance). Courses will be set up in a way that the on-shore audience can enjoy the racing.......( more )
Un avant gout de championnat LIVE.
Mes oiseaux sont capables de retransmettre les images en direct. Et bien sûr lors de l'IFCA en avril, je compte bien vous proposer de voir les compétitions en LIVE. Profitant de la présence du team France à l'Almanarre, voici trois exemples de prises de vue.
A votre avis quel est celui qui vous permet le mieux de suivre la course ?
le 1 - vue du dessus
le 2 - vue de travers
le 3 - vue de face
A noter : c'était le bronx dans le ciel, donc merci aux gars de la BAN de Hyères qui ont réussi à me trouver un créneau de vol.