Posted On: 25/10/2016 14:08:38
Low cloud and mizzle has greeted day two and there is little wind for racing at the 11th World Championship for the biggest windsurfing class, Bic Techno 293, at Circolo Surf Torbole, Garda Trentino
However, competitors are keeping busy, enjoying all sorts of distractions from table football to dancing on the stage, checking their equipment and chatting to friends. Check out the morning video
with Bruno Marques explaining the roles of the race committee and jury, "arbitration", and then take a walk around the event site. ......( more )
Posted On: 23/10/2016 10:59:09
Every summer junior sailing program requires an annual review, and while each program is unique, they all need to ask these two questions:
- How is the attrition rate?
- Are we providing skills for kids to become life sailors?......( more )
Posted On: 20/10/2016 12:36:59
Just 3 days to go to the biggest event of the decade! The Techno 293 and Techno 293 Plus Worlds organised by Circolo Surf Torbole, Garda Trentino.
The Garda Trentino has attracted nearly 500 competitors for this prestigious event to be held in Torbole from 22 to 29 October. The Circolo Surf Torbole achieves the record for Techno 293 World Championship: there have never been so many competitors in a T293 class regatta:......( more )
Posted On: 17/10/2016 08:19:47
At the final day here at the DAM-X event at the Zeil- and Surfcentrum Brouwersdam the wind unfortunately never kicked in properly so the official freestyle competition had been called off by race director Tom Hartmann just around 1.00pm.......( more )
Posted On: 14/10/2016 15:20:09
After a one-year pause, the Red Bull Storm Chase returns in 2017. For many, the Red Bull Storm Chase is the toughest wave sailing competition in the world. Only experienced windsurfers are able to challenge Force 10 storms, in which winds of more than 100 km/h and powerful swells defy the human race.......( more )
Posted On: 14/10/2016 13:46:02
The world's very best young windsurfers are set to descend upon the Northern shore of Lake Garda between the 22nd and 29th of October, as the tenth annual Techno 293 World Championships touch down in Torbole, Italy, along with the Techno 293 Plus World Championships.......( more )
Posted On: 13/10/2016 09:52:10
After hosting a stop of the European Freestyle Pro Tour for the first time in 2015, the organisation team of the Zeil and Surfcentrum in Brouwersdam, Holland are staging the big final of the EFPT this year. With a great set-up already last season and a flawless organisation the DAM-X is an outstanding event which makes it hard to think of a better place to hold the last freestyle event of the season.......( more )
ID2CA AGM 2016 Minutes Published
Posted On: 04/10/2016 12:11:08
Posted On: 04/10/2016 11:02:54
The RS:One Class, in partnership with the Chinese Taipei Sailing Association and the Windsurfing Club Guan YIn Ting, has hosted the 2016 RS:One World Championships from 26th to 30th September in Penghu, Taiwan.
RS:One is a multi generational, one-design, windsurfing board featuring an easy and light performing 7.8 rig. Espoirs (youth under 22 years old), Seniors (under 40 year old) and Masters (older than 40), men and women, can race together on the same starting line in a collective fleet.......( more )
Posted On: 30/09/2016 09:52:54
Being on hold for 2 days due to the massive Typhoon Mengi, the 66 racers from 3 continents knew they had to be ready for an intense day of races. 5 races back to back "Regatta" in a solid breeze up to 25 knots, helped to deliver another exceptional day of racing here in Penghu.
In the men fleet, Hong Kong is claiming back the lead of the men fleet with the consistency of Ho Tsun Leung, Howard Chang from Taipei is now second ahead of Rafeek Kikabhoy from Hong Kong.......( more )
Posted On: 27/09/2016 16:15:46
The RS:One Class, in partnership with the Chinese Taipei Sailing Association and the Windsurfing Club Guan YIn Ting, is hosting the 2016 RS:One World Championships from 26th to 30th September in Penghu, Taiwan.
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 are set up in a way that the on-shore audience can enjoy the racing.......( more )
Posted On: 27/09/2016 15:44:40
The Estonian Olympic windsurfer Ingrid Puusta (EST 215) sailed alone 100 nautical miles (185 km) when crossing the Baltic Sea by using the RS:X Olympic windsurfing equipment.
Ingrid started from Swedish island Faro near Gotland on Sunday morning 0737 UTC+3 and finished 2125 UTC+3 at Turju in Saaremaa, Estonia.......( more )
Posted On: 23/09/2016 16:34:16
The road to the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) will be a global adventure for the best young speedsters with a continental qualification system deciding which nations will send sailors to Argentina in October 2018.......( more )
Posted On: 11/09/2016 09:43:06
On day 5 here in Greece many competitors were hoping to get races completed in order to bring into play another discard. Unfortunately Mount Pentelis, which sits majestically above Marathon bay, wore a heavy crown of thick black storm clouds. ......( more )