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Posted On:  28/06/2016 17:21:37

SurfMotion is ready and happy to welcome you to the IFCA Slalom Youth & Masters World Championship 2016 at the SurfMotion center of Soma Bay, in Egypt.

After registration on the 1st, the races will start on 2nd of July, about 50km south of Hurghada.  Right now the team of SurfMotion is working hard to prepare an extraordinary event, which will provide excellent conditions for all racers, the officials and the spectators.......( more )
Posted On:  14/06/2016 10:40:11

After an exciting week full of races and battles on the water, a very successful Dunkerbeck GPS Speed Challenge has come to an end. After several years without an official World Championship, this year the Dunkeberck GPS Speed Challenge hosted the ISWC World Championship, with more than 50 competitors from 10 different countries fighting for the World Crown in both the Men's and Women's categories.......( more )

Posted On:  13/06/2016 13:08:25

The ID2CA has appointed former Olympic and World Championships multi medalists Bruce Kendall, Scott Steele, Alain Cadre and Jonas Davidson as Key Team Members of ID2CA Technical Committee.
 
Appointed by the Class Executive Committee (EC), the TC role is, among other things, to advise about Class Rules, rules interpretations and abuse of rules, proposed amendments to Class Rules, build specifications and measurement forms, as well as overseeing measurement checks at officially sanctioned DII Events.......( more )

Posted On:  13/06/2016 12:56:01

What an epic final day to close off a successful event here in Pistol River, Oregon. The judges waited until 1pm to allow the tide to turn, hoping for the best waves of the day and the wind to fill in. The nuclear winds forecast for the day held off until the first heat started with the Women's semi final and from there on it was a spectacular show of finals.......( more )

Posted On:  12/06/2016 09:38:48

Day 5: A long waiting day, which started with an early skippers meeting at 08:30 come to an end without enough wind to continue the races. With 64 Races done in 3 out of 5 days this Championship came to a smooth closure.

Congratulations to the Event Organizers and to all the Cool Competitors. ......( more )
Posted On:  09/06/2016 13:12:12

The Annual General Meeting of the International Speed Windsurfing Class Association took place on Fuerteventura during the 2016 Speed Windsurfing World Championships.

A new chairman and committee were elected to take the discipline forward over the next quadrennial.

Pete Davis, incoming Chairman,  thanked the members for their support and said he was looking forward to delivering a full championship programme in 2017.......( more )
Posted On:  08/06/2016 12:12:20

CORK is excited to announce that registration is now open for CORK International, Sail Canada Youth and Senior Board Championships and Raceboard North Americans.  This Regatta will be hosted by CORK in cooperation with Sail Canada and the International Windsurfing Association.......( more )

Posted On:  08/06/2016 10:53:09

After a mellow morning with the first skippers meeting held at 10am the competitors prepared ready for the first slalom races. Excitement was in the air and spectators and competitors alike could not wait for the action finally to start.

The previous evening the official opening ceremony took place in the main city square followed by some groovy tunes from the local DJ, some refreshment, beverages and speeches from one of the IFCA Class members, some competitors of interest and the city mayor.......( more )
Posted On:  04/06/2016 20:03:07

It was Slovakia's Patrik Pollak and the local Vita Matis, who triumphed in the 2016 Racboard Masters World Championships held on Kizezers lake in Riga, Latvia.

Light wind and sun dominated all 15 races, which were held during the 5 days of racing with only the final day providing wind speed of 20 plus knots.

......( more )
Posted On:  24/05/2016 14:12:21

Algarve windsurfer Miguel Martinho (Clube Naval de Portimao) was awarded the European Formula Windsurfing Masters Champion title, this Sunday May 22, after winning the 12 championship races held over five days off the Praia da Rocha, Portimao. Vasco Chaveca also from the Algarve and representing CNPortimao played a thrilling final day, losing the 2nd place overall and Masters in the last race, in which he did not participate due to an asthma attack on the water.......( more )

Posted On:  22/05/2016 12:33:35

The Annual General Meeting of the International Speed Windsurfing Class shall take place on the evening of June 3rd 2016. The exact venue and time will be published on the event Official Notice Board. Those members unable to attend to vote in person may vote via e-mail - see agenda for details

Posted On:  20/05/2016 12:51:34

Everything started at 10.00 for the Skippers meeting, a very early skippers meeting considering the forecast was saying that the wind would only pick up around 15.00. The CR told all competitors that we would do 4 races today, two back to back, a rest of 45m and another two races back to back. ......( more )

Posted On:  20/05/2016 12:27:44

With the wind blowing early and the waves building yet further it was straight into competition this morning.

In the Women's fleet Ingrid Larouche took five wins out of five to secure her dominant win with high forwards, and aggressive wave riding. The fight for second place was a close one between Anna-Maria Zoillet and Deniz Aslan, with Zollett taking it a couple of points ahead.......( more )
Posted On:  19/05/2016 11:03:13

Today was the first day of racing in this amazing European Championship, but before starting to race we had between 9.00 to 11.00 the late registration, for the competitors that only could arrive today. At the end of the registration we have 26 competitors, from 7 countries. ......( more )

Posted On:  14/05/2016 19:02:59

Coming up on 3rd to 5th June 2016, don't miss the Major of Kalisz Cup taking place in Szale, Kalisz, Poland.  Maybe a small lake but definitely a big festival type of event with a 100 + boards racing watched by 15,000 spectators during the day on the beach. ......( more )

Posted On:  14/05/2016 12:23:13

Last weekend, 7th and 8th May, Lake Domasa in East Slovakia hosted the first Supercup event of the 2016 season. 33 competitors from Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia sailed 7 races in 2 days.

Part of the event was a long distance race (which counted as a single race towards the final results) where all non locals had a chance to explore the lake and see little bit more of the nice scenery that surrounds Domasa. ......( more )
Posted On:  09/05/2016 15:44:29

Soma Bay is a coastal resort on the Red Sea in Egypt, 45 km south of Hurghada International Airport. The self-contained community of Soma Bay is a peninsula surrounded on all sides by the sea. About 5 km in length and 2 km wide, the peninsula is accessed via a 7 km private road through a single controlled entry gate.......( more )

Posted On:  07/05/2016 13:27:57

Thanks to the great support of the windsurfing community 14 year old Karolina Berankova (ATU Kosice) will go to RIO. 

She won a competition on Facebook where people had to like her video. The windsurfing community all around the world helped Karolina to follow her dream to go to Rio to see the Olympics.......( more )

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