Posted On: 23/09/2020 09:07:23
After consultation with World Sailing the iQFOiL Class would like to announce the iQFOiL World Championships will be renamed and held as the 2020 iQFOiL International Games. The event will take place as scheduled 19th to 24th October 2020 in Campione del Garda, Provincia di Brescia, Italy.
The NoR/Sailing Instructions will follow in the upcoming days.
Posted On: 22/09/2020 10:07:44
The T293 and TPlus European Championships will be held in Tallinn, Estonia from 21st to 28th August 2021.
Tallinn is not only known for its beautiful UNESCO World Heritage old town, but also (and most importantly for us) for its sailing. The city was the sailing venue during the 1980 Olympic Games and provides great conditions for racing. ......( more )
Posted On: 18/09/2020 12:02:40
The Inaugural General Meeting (IGM) of the International iQFOiL Class Association is scheduled to take place on Saturday 17th October at Univela Sailing, Campione del Garda, Tremosine, Province of Brescia, Italy.
Further information, including the list of candidates for the iQFOiL Executive Committee and Chairperson nominees, has been published
Posted On: 16/09/2020 08:50:41
Last weekend the Multivan Windsurf Cup Hohenfelde took place. The regatta was not only the only official ranking regatta of the German Windsurfing Association (GWA) this season, but above all the first official regatta in the new Olympic class iQFOiL.
All regular tour stops of the Multivan Windsurf Cup in 2020 had to be cancelled due to the ban on major events caused by the corona pandemic. This meant that an extensive iQFOiL regatta program had to be omitted. ......( more )
Posted On: 06/09/2020 09:13:20
After 5 days and 14 races, the Raceboard European Championships came to an end in Sopot, Poland in what has turned out to be the only Raceboard international event of the year. Although Max made it look easy it was not the case, with some hard battles fought on the race course throughout the week.
We had it all including waves, rain and a long distance race, but at the end it was Max among the men and Jana among the ladies, who came out on top.
Posted On: 03/09/2020 09:38:18
As a consequence of the decision for iQFOiL as new Olympic equipment the German Sailing Federation (Deutscher Segler-Verband - DSV) and the national class associations Deutsche Windsurfing Vereinigung (DWSV) and German Windsurfing Association (GWA) have selected TECHNO Wind Foil as official Youth U17 foiling equipment. This will ensure a clear pathway from the entry into the competition windsurfing on the Techno293 up to the elite future Olympic candidates. Over the last weeks a test tour was run to present the new equipment to clubs, trainers, parents and of course the young athletes. ......( more )
Posted On: 02/09/2020 10:34:07
Raceboarders had been waiting for this day for some time now, with all events cancelled but the one, today the European championships kicked off.
Any event organized in 2020 has been a challenge both for the organizers and the competitors themselves. This one has been no different, but the effort has so far paid off with competitors from five countries in the fight for gold. ......( more )
Posted On: 27/08/2020 10:33:17
Kiran Badlow (NED-9) and Helene Noesmoen (FRA-57) crowned first European IQFoil Champions on Big Wednesday in new Medal Race "winner takes all" knock-out series.
The final day delivered great spectator action with high drama and intense moments topping anything we have seen all week including wind shift wipe outs, great recoveries, abandoned races and switch of race format as the breeze dropped. ......( more )
Posted On: 22/08/2020 11:07:02
29 women and 133 men representing 4 continents have been battling for honours at the Venora Engadinwind by Dakine 2020, hosted at the spectacular venue Lake Silvaplana.
Helene Noesmoen (FRA-57) finished the competition with a perfect score of 8 and took a well-deserved first place in the Women's fleet. There was a tough battle behind her as Maja Dziarnowska (POL-7) and Lilian De Geus (NED-3) both finished with 20 points (results Women
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Posted On: 17/08/2020 08:03:59
The International Windsurfing Association has launched an iOS and Android app to help competitors get the best out their events. The app offers specific information from each championship and provides the possibility to integrate notifications of important regatta updates directly to the phone. ......( more )
Posted On: 13/08/2020 16:35:34
The international top event this year is all about the new Olympic windsurfing class, foil windsurfing and kiting.
This year it's FOIL MANIA on Lake Silvaplana in the Engadin. On the occasion of the Formula Foil World Championship and iQ Foil European Championship, the world's best windsurfers travel to Switzerland for the event. The Engadinwind has developed into the world's most important and largest foil event. Olympic winners, World champions and European champions from the various foil classes will show windsurfing at the highest level on Lake Silvaplana. .......( more