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Posted On:  16/12/2014 22:10:07

The 2014 RS:One Trikora Beach World Championship has officially taken off yesterday with challenging weather conditions in Bintan island, Indonesia. For the first time, Indonesia, the 2018 Asian Games organisers, has held an international RS:One event with the strongest fleet an RS:One world championships have seen so far.......( more )

Posted On:  04/12/2014 13:48:23

On Saturday 22nd November 2014, SeaYou held its very first Windsurfing challenge in Palm Jumeirah from the magnificent venue of Sofitel, The Palm Resort & Spa.......( more )

Posted On:  02/12/2014 12:58:14

With over 150 participants this year's Hong Kong Open was hailed as another success in a long line of successful windsurfing championships organised over many years.  The event is established as one of the continent's major sailing events and is held in particularly high regard for its development of junior and youth racers. With over 100 competitors in the Techno class it affords a wonderful opportunity for young racers to gain experience of international level competition.......( more )

Posted On:  02/12/2014 11:09:17

Clube de Vela de Lagos on the Portuguese Algarve will host the 2015 world festival of formula windsurfing. The 2015 event will host 3 world championships - youth, master and women - from 27th April to 2nd May. ......( more )

Posted On:  30/11/2014 11:37:35

Both the RS:X and RS:One have been confirmed as equipment to be used in the sailing events scheduled for the 2018 Asian Games.  The announcement was made on 20th November by Malav Schroff, President of the Asian Sailing Federation (ASAF).......( more )

Posted On:  27/11/2014 11:00:50

The 4th Asian Beach Games were held in Phuket last week and delivered a intense battle with the RS:One Class.  China confirmed its dominance after its Asian Games victory claiming the Gold medal in Women, while Philippines with the 2012 RS:One world champion took gold in the Men division.......( more )

Posted On:  26/11/2014 11:29:48

16 racers from 7 countries representing 3 continents joined the start line for the Formula Experience World Championships taking place at the Laguna Mar Chiquita International Sailing Centre, Miramar, Cordoba, Argentina from 19-24 November. The forecast looked promising and, as the event progressed, other classes would be joining the event for the "Miramar Windsurf Grand Prix".......( more )

Posted On:  17/11/2014 11:09:34

The Bariloche Classic reaches its 18th edition and this time with the South American Windsurfing Championships in Formula Windsurfing & IFCA Slalom.  To this event we add the other participants in various sports: Kite, SUP (Paddleboard), Kayak, Rafting, Sailing (J24, Snipe and Optimist), Bikes and the Classic Skate will see 4 days of activity and colour.......( more )

Posted On:  12/11/2014 15:34:32

From November 21st to 30th, the capital of the UAE will host two major events: the Grand Prix "Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Formula 1" is in program from 21 to 23 November, and the Grand Final of ISAF Sailing World Cup in 2014, with all ten Olympic sailing classes with an open kiteboarding event joining the fray around Lulu Island off the UAE capital's stunning Corniche, from 27 to 30 November.......( more )

Posted On:  11/11/2014 15:01:22

Iballa Moreno and Thomas Traversa on top of the world, whilst Morgan Noireaux wins Aloha Classic.

Ho'okipa Beach Park, Maui, played host to the thrilling finale of the 2014 PWA Wave World Tour and the stage couldn't have been better set as the spiritual home of wave sailing produced wind, waves and stunning sunshine, as the title race went down to the wire. ......( more )

Posted On:  10/11/2014 16:10:36

Bruna Martinelli (BRA-49) had a brilliant start, leading the male dominated fleet for the first two days of competition but, with a collision at the start of day three requiring a 360 degree penalty turn resulting in a sixth place finish, followed by another sixth in the next race and then a third place, Bruna saw the title slip from her hands by a single point.......( more )

Posted On:  10/11/2014 11:52:17

Although I have participated in a number of Kona races, including the Worlds in Miami a few years ago, we had never gotten 100 plus Konas together in one place before....this was certainly a unique experience. The question you have to ask is, when WAS the last time we had a 100 person One Design Windsurfing Race of any description in the US? . . .( more )

Posted On:  08/11/2014 19:49:33

"I am very pleased to see you here in Palma, the Annual Conference that marks the Mid-Term of the current Executive's tenure. We shall be making a full report to you later in the meeting but I would again like to compliment my fellow Executive Members on their extraordinary commitment to ISAF. How lucky I am to have them."
Read the full report on ISAF website

Posted On:  06/11/2014 14:26:55

On 5th November, it was the Amateur competitors' turn to shine at Ho'okipa Beach Park as Glenn Haslbeck takes the Amateur Severne Starboard Aloha Classic title, and Dan Thomson secures the AWT 2014 Tour win.......( more )

Posted On:  06/11/2014 08:39:49

We have a new Kona World Champion. US sailor, 17 year-old Rasmus Sayre from the Island of Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts on the US East Coast won the championship in big style on Wednesday after taking an impressive six bullets out of twelve races. ......( more )

Posted On:  04/11/2014 18:33:47

Wind or no-wind. The forecasted light South wind left us hoping for a local effect that would make it stronger and make a freestyle competition possible, yet it didn't fill in which left organisers, crew and riders disappointed after all. ......( more )

Posted On:  04/11/2014 18:15:45

The 2014 Chris Benz Luderitz World Record Chase Event had 9 days of racing with a variety of conditions and suitable for different levels. Riders have experienced much more and quickly identified what equipment to change to go faster in less wind - a threshold has now been crossed. ......( more )

Posted On:  30/10/2014 18:59:26

As if to reaffirm Mistral's intent to rise like the phoenix from the ashes of Windsurfing, a sport once nothing short of a phenomenon, which at its peak, even over shadowed the popularity of today's fastest growing water sport of Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP), the iconic brand has returned home, to once again be under the control of Mistral's affiliate, Mistral Red Dot.......( more )

Posted On:  28/10/2014 07:52:06

With standings so tight at the beginning of the day, all eyes were on the medal races today at the 2014 RS:X Youth World Championships in Clearwater, Florida!  Saturday on Clearwater Beach is always a busy day, and the combination of bright sunshine, strong breeze and world-class windsurfing action brought upwards of 20,000 people to the beach for the conclusion of the event.......( more )

Posted On:  26/10/2014 07:53:27

Emma Wilson from the UK and Radoslaw Furmanski from Poland both won their Medal Race and also the RS:X Youth World Champion's title at the 2014 RS:X Youth World Championships at Clearwater, Florida, USA!......( more )

Posted On:  26/10/2014 07:48:19

Day 4 at the 2014 RS:X Youth Worlds in Clearwater, Florida, and the sound of the day was that of racers whooping and hollering past the race committee boats  (two imposing 44-ft power catamarans provided by event sponsor MarineMax) in a breeze that high-wind specialists had been waiting for all week.......( more )

Posted On:  24/10/2014 17:12:52

Fully recharged thanks to the lay day yesterday, all competitors were eager to enter the final stretch of the competition in Clearwater, and the planing conditions in the forecast certainly contributed to the excitement on the beach. With cooler temperatures this morning came a 10-14 kts side-off breeze (don't panic, cooler temperatures means 16C this time of year in Florida!) and the race committee wasted no time to set the course for the first race of the day. The windward mark for the inner loop of the course was set barely 200 yards from the tip of Pier 60, allowing spectators to enjoy the mark rounding action up close and personal.......( more )

Posted On:  23/10/2014 20:43:20

Boyan Slat is a 20-year-old on a mission - to rid the planet's oceans of floating plastic. He has dedicated his teenage years to finding a way of collecting it. But can the system really work - and is there any point when so much new plastic waste is still flowing into the sea every day? ......( more )

Posted On:  23/10/2014 17:14:03

After more than 17 years with the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Jerome has decided to pursue other professional challenges.

ISAF and Jerome have enjoyed a very fruitful relationship. Jerome has had the foresight and leadership to steer ISAF through the many challenges he has encountered during his long service at ISAF. ......( more )

Posted On:  23/10/2014 15:31:35

The Federation Algerienne de Voile (FAV) will host its first windsurfing African Championships from 28th December to 4th January in Bejaia.

The event will include 2014 African titles in 3 classes - Raceboard, RS:X and Techno 293.......( more )

Posted On:  23/10/2014 15:05:52

After two days of intense racing at the 2014 RS:X Youth Worlds in Clearwater, both fleets have completed a full schedule of 6 light-wind races, and they've earned their lay day!......( more )

Posted On:  22/10/2014 10:26:33

The 2014 RS:X Youth Worlds kicked off on October 20th in Clearwater, USA, and it was hard work from the start: in 5-6 kt of breeze, offshore to start the day and side-on to close it, pumping was in order for the 54 boys and 28 girls gathered here for the 2014 RS:X Youth World Windsurfing Championships. ......( more )

Posted On:  20/10/2014 08:39:07

Praia Do Forte, Bahia, the host venue for the 2014 RS:One South American Championships, is ready to welcome sailors to its shores for this year's continental event.

With typical conditions - side shore winds of 6 to 25 knots; water temperature 28oC; air temperature 26 to 32oC - competitors can expect a "warm" welcome!......( more )

Posted On:  19/10/2014 08:20:24

After celebrating 17 records in week one of the Chris Benz Luderitz World Record Chase, we had the pleasure to congratulate even more new record holders in Week 2!......( more )

Posted On:  13/10/2014 14:17:05

Less than week to go before Opening Ceremonies at the 2014 RS:X Youth World Windsurfing Championships in Clearwater!  The start of the event is October 18.  Preparations are in full swing and more than 85 competitors from 20 nations and 4 continents have already registered. These championships are limited to Olympic Class athletes under 19 years old.......( more )

Posted On:  10/10/2014 07:56:34

The Chris Benz Luderitz World Record Chase is seeing another page of the adventure being written.  The hard work, dedication and training have paid dividends! The level of riders participating in the 2014 event is very high and the new records prove it.......( more )

Posted On:  02/10/2014 12:45:57

The 12 event 2014 European Cup series concluded last weekend in Loutsa Bay, Attica, near Athens. Latvian formula specialist Janis Preiss took the first place on the podium with another conclusive win and with it the title of European Cup Champion 2014.......( more )

Posted On:  02/10/2014 12:26:14

For the second time in a row, Six Fours les Plages will host the EFPT's last stage of the season. This year the organisation has increased the prize-money from 5,000 eur to 10,000 eur. "Thanks to more private partners and more involvement from the institutional sponsors, the event will attract many top sailors this year, especially because it is the final of the European Freestyle Pro Tour. The challenge is definitely high!" says organiser Fred Bosson. ......( more )

Posted On:  28/09/2014 09:52:28

Drama and excitement prevailed over the final two days of the Raceboard World Championships in Blanes.  Ivan Pastor (ESP-7), dominating the final series of races by taking the bullet each time ahead of defending champion, Maksymillian Wojcik (POL-7), was forced to retire from the third race of the penultimate day with a broken boom.  ......( more )

Posted On:  25/09/2014 21:51:04

Spaniard Ivan Pastor (ESP-7) and defending World Champion, Maksymilian Wojcik (POL-7), battled head to head off the same start line today as the men's division was re-grouped into Gold and Silver Flights.  ......( more )

Posted On:  24/09/2014 22:28:34

An easterly wind of 8-16 knots brought perfect conditions for the maximum allowable four races on day two of the Raceboard World Championships, making a total of seven races in the qualifying round.  ......( more )

Posted On:  24/09/2014 09:32:23

Current Raceboard World Champion, Max Wojcik from Poland, Olympian Ivan Pastor from Spain and Ilona Grinberga from Latvia have each taken all three bullets in their respective fleets today, and all have ended day one with a four point lead over their nearest rivals.......( more )

Posted On:  22/09/2014 16:27:47

Nineteen male and 13 female windsurfers have secured spots in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, after the conclusion of the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships, in Spain.......( more )

Posted On:  21/09/2014 14:13:01

There was double French gold in the RS:X fleets at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships as Julien Bontemps claimed the men's title and Charline Picon picked up the women's.  Picon had sealed Women's RS:X gold overnight whilst Bontemps had a comfortable lead in the men's and needed a solid race to seal the deal.......( more )

Posted On:  19/09/2014 11:14:20

The 2014 European Cup tour is about to travel to Loutsa Bay, Athens Greece, for the final event of the season. The Albatross windsurfing club will host the competitors at the Mecca location of Greek windsurfing. This year the event will present the overall top three places for the European Cup tour, as well as our Greek National Champion for 2014.......( more )

Posted On:  15/09/2014 21:57:08

For the first time Indonesia will host an ISAF windsurfing class world championships when the RS:One World Championships hit the shores of Bintan on the Riau Islands of Indonesia.

Trikora Beach will be the host venue for event which will be organised by the Indonesian Sailing Federation in co-operation with Trikora Beach Club and NeilPryde Ltd.......( more )

Posted On:  09/09/2014 12:27:17

An incredible weekend as indoor windsurfing returns with a massive bang!

After an eight year absence of indoor events, Poland's National Stadium provided the perfect stage for indoor windsurfing to return with a bang. Over the duration of the weekend over 40,000 cheering fans packed into the stadium......( more )

Posted On:  08/09/2014 10:04:45

23 year old Sebastian Kordel GER-220 is the new Formula Windsurfing European Champion after the wind made a late appearance on the final competition day at Viganj, Croatia.  Five races were packed in to a tight schedule. 

The first two races were won by Philip Korczycki whilst Sebastian Kordel took third place in both.  However, Sebastian took the bullet in race three, then a second in race four . . . his fifth place in the final race became his discard. ......( more )

Posted On:  01/09/2014 10:22:24

The IFCA European Slalom Championships at the Zoo Station Bol - windsurfing center in Bol, Croatia has come to an end with the Awards Ceremony held in the centre of town.

Enrico Marotti CRO-401 claims the title of IFCA Men's European Slalom Windsurfing Champion and Andrea Vanhoorne BEL-26 is IFCA Women's European Slalom Windsurfing Champion.......( more )

Posted On:  30/08/2014 18:39:09

Another easy morning and like yesterday we were expecting some thermal winds to show up but the wind arrived slowly and a bit late in the afternoon with a weak strength from 8 to 10 knots but later 10 to 14 knots - making everyone excited!......( more )

Posted On:  29/08/2014 21:37:32

Day 3 started off just like any other day here on Bol: sunny, slow with a very light breeze.  The skippers meeting was held at 11am followed by the AGM (Annual General Meeting) with important announcements and updates about the future aspect of the International Funboard Class Association.......( more )

Posted On:  29/08/2014 13:51:27

A total of 91 competitors, 85 men and 6 women, from 17 countries signed up for the European Slalom Championship at Zoo Station in Bol, Brac, Croatia.......( more )

Posted On:  26/08/2014 10:08:32

70 riders from 4 countries came to Windsurfing Club 360 to participate in 2014 Baltic Challenge Cup. Three racing days, 8 races for Raceboard, 7 races for Techno293 and 5 races for kids 3,5 group. ......( more )

Posted On:  24/08/2014 16:57:04

Argentina's Francisco Saubidet Birkner and China's Linli Wu claimed the Boy's and Girl's Techno 293 honours as sailing concluded at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in China.......( more )

Posted On:  23/08/2014 14:57:01

As you probably know, the new location of the 2014 RS:X Youth World Windsurfing Championship is at Clearwater, Florida, USA.  Clearwater Community Sailing Center will host for the event, which will be held from 18th to 25th October 2014. ......( more )

Posted On:  22/08/2014 20:07:56

Despite no racing on Friday 22 August the Opening Series has now concluded and all eyes will be on the final stage of the event on Saturday 23 August.

A non discardable, single race for all fleets will bring the YOG Sailing Competition to a close with gold, silver and bronze to be decided in the Girl's and Boy's Byte CII and Techno 293.......( more )

Posted On:  14/08/2014 21:59:11

The Asian Sailing Federation (ASAF) has announced the launch of the ASAF CUP and ASAF YOUTH CUP series. The format for the first ever ASAF Youth Cup will include the Optimist, Laser 4.7 (under 17), Laser Radial (under 19), RS:One (under 19) and other optional classes.......( more )

Posted On:  14/08/2014 20:58:14

The Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games Boys Techno 293 fleet will feature 20 hungry athletes aiming to impress, achieve their personal goals and enjoy the YOG experience. ......( more )

Posted On:  13/08/2014 09:15:41

Twenty one female Techno 293 sailors will fly their flag at the second Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China from 16-28 August.......( more )

Posted On:  13/08/2014 08:23:03

Janis Preiss from Latvia won all the races in this Latvian event, from 8th to 10th August, scoring overall victory in the 2014 Baltic Cup. ......( more )

Posted On:  12/08/2014 15:30:32

This 2014 edition of the Tour Duf' Windsurf and Paddle will remain in memory, not only because it assembled an impressive number of participants, but also thanks to the outstanding weather conditions and the good atmosphere. ......( more )

Posted On:  03/08/2014 11:35:26

The International Funboard Class Association (IFCA) and the Germany based event agency Choppy Water GmbH have agreed on a co-operation to promote a new continental windsurfing platform. From 2015 onwards the Windsurfing Euro-Cup will be the official regatta series leading to the IFCA European Slalom Men and Women Championship title. ......( more )

Posted On:  02/08/2014 15:56:46

From 23 to 27 July the International German Championships took place on Sylt within the Volvo Surf Cup 2014 presented by Flens. The event attracted over 60 competitors from seven different nations to compete over five days on the North Sea. ......( more )

Posted On:  27/07/2014 13:16:20

The Race Teams gave it all they could to get a last race in before the 16:00 cut off. The wind was building with the sunshine as the fleet was released from the slipway. All three courses attempted starts, but as the cloud built the wind started to shift and it was game over.......( more )

Posted On:  26/07/2014 09:20:57

The penultimate day of racing was the best of the week so far, with all fleets competing in 12-15kts from the north in beautiful summer sunshine.  Plenty of general recalls and several divisions quite close as we head into the final day. ......( more )

Posted On:  24/07/2014 21:11:20

Lack of wind halts competition!  Despite the lack of wind today, sailors still managed to enjoy themselves. The event organisers arranged activities ranging from trolley races on land to walking and flying on water. ......( more )

Posted On:  24/07/2014 14:22:08

Two races were contested in idyllic conditions: between 12 and 13 knots from the north-east under a bright sun. 
 
"The qualifying rounds have been validated and from Thursday the best 80 boys will race as the Gold Fleet," enthuses Olivier Grall. At this halfway stage in the competition, with six races completed, there is every reason to expect that six more will be raced by each fleet by the end of the week. ......( more )

Posted On:  23/07/2014 15:14:01

The wind blew more steadily for the second day of the Techno 293 World Championships in Brest allowing three races for the 400 windsurfers. 

2014 European Champion, Tom Monnet, representing France at the forthcoming Youth Olympic Games, is top of the youth u17 leaderboard with two firsts and a second in the blue group today. ......( more )

Posted On:  22/07/2014 09:21:46

The morning of day 1 for racing was calm in the event village at the Bic T293 Worlds in Brest: the wind was almost zero.  Eventually the races were launched in the afternoon, but in a weak and unstable wind. ......( more )

Posted On:  21/07/2014 14:09:04

Yesterday, all registered competitors took to the water for the practice race - an opportunity for race officials and racers to familiarise themselves with the conditions and to test themselves ahead of official racing which commences today.......( more )

Posted On:  20/07/2014 11:13:46

The biggest show in town drew the crowds for a spectacular opening ceremony in brilliant sunshine!  A record entry of over 400 competitors from 28 countries followed the brightly dressed musical ensemble to form a colourful flag waving parade around the harbour at Brest.  ......( more )

Posted On:  16/07/2014 14:29:10

Twenty-five kilometers off the coast of Cairns, in the tropical North of Australia lies a tiny patch of rock jutting out of the Coral Sea. Sized 600 meters x 300 meters, the pier is nearly longer than the island. Google it. A mere speck from space. Space isn't the best way to experience it though, as the conditions at sea level are, well, far more "heavenly" if you're in seeking a perfect winter windsurf environment.......( more )

Posted On:  14/07/2014 08:37:03
Posted On:  09/07/2014 14:51:10

Dennis Littel was the first windsurfer to come running up the beach to 'tap-in' at Paal 17, Texel. After several previous attempts, Littel finally managed to be the first to make it around. In doing so, Littel wins the Dutch Championship Marathon Surfing. The participants and the organization were treated to plenty of sun and a south-westerly wind decreasing from 12-8 knots. In total, 34 of the best windsurfers took part in windsurfing's return to the Round, with thousands of spectators lining the course.......( more )

Posted On:  09/07/2014 13:52:02

IWA is very sorry to hear, via the Royal Yachting Association, of the passing of British windsurfing Olympian Howard Plumb, who has succumbed to injuries sustained in a cycling accident in West Sussex over the weekend.......( more )

Posted On:  06/07/2014 16:56:04

After 4 days of tough competition, and yesterday's no-racing day due to strong winds, the 2014 RS:X European Windsurfing Championship & Open Trophy was all about the double-points Medal Race today. The top 10 men's and women's teams were set based on the leaderboard from the 8 races held and today was the final push to make it to the podium. ......( more )

Posted On:  06/07/2014 08:14:13

At the end of five days of a great championship with 15 competition races, Janis Preiss (LAT-23) is declared the 2014 Formula Windsurfing Masters World Champion and also the 2014 Gallipoli Formula European Cup Champion.  Karl-Erik Saarm (EST-228) is 2014 Formula Windsurfing Youth World Champion.......( more )

Posted On:  04/07/2014 21:10:49

Two races today, the penultimate day of the Formula Windsurfing Youth and Masters World Championships in Gallipoli.  Competition started late as the wind was very gusty earlier in the day - and very variable in direction - big shifts making it difficult to set a course.......( more )

Posted On:  04/07/2014 12:56:46

After one day of relaxation at the 2014 RSX European Windsurfing Championships & Open Trophy in Turkey, today the windsurfers were back on the race track and resumed racing. Perfect conditions with the breeze around 20 knots for some fast and furious racing. ......( more )

Posted On:  04/07/2014 07:06:50

17 year-old Estonian Karl-Erik Saarm has every intention of claiming the youth title, top of the leaderboard with a perfect score after 9 races, two discards.  Brazilian Leonardo Venturini has picked up the two bullets that slipped from Karl-Erik's grasp but is now seven points behind. ......( more )

Posted On:  03/07/2014 09:52:30

With a forecast for variable winds, a familiar windward/leeward course was laid with the intention of running 2 "back to back" races followed by a break ashore then 2 further races "back to back".  Perhaps this was a little optimistic.

Shortly before noon, wind readings showed 8-10 knots, AP was lowered and competitors busied themselves to get to the start line as the breeze gently increased . . . ......( more )

Posted On:  02/07/2014 07:01:29

40 competitors representing 14 countries and 3 continents have gathered  for the 2014 Gallipoli Youth & Masters World Championships taking place in Southern Italy.  The race area is directly in front of the Caroli Hotel's le Sirene Resort, it is hot, it is sunny, beautiful blue water meeting nice sandy beaches . . . what more could you want? ......( more )

Posted On:  02/07/2014 06:43:06

A long second day awaited the 228 windsurfers competing in the 2014 RSX Windsurfing European championships. The competition is being held in Turkey in the beautiful Cesme district renowned for being laden with stunning beaches.  Today, as can be typical of the area, the wind was quite light during the morning so both the sailors and the race committee waited patiently for the wind to fill in before racing could get underway along Cesme Bay.......( more )

Posted On:  01/07/2014 07:34:11

The beautiful town of Cesme welcomed the 2014 RS:X European and Youth Championships and Open Trophy that started today. One of the most popular holiday resorts in Turkey, Cesme has gathered the top windsurfers from across the world to compete at the Championship - the third Continental Championship of 2014.......( more )

Posted On:  30/06/2014 08:00:00

More than 200 windsurfers will be racing at the 2014 RS:X European and Youth European Windsurfing Championships which gets underway on Monday 30th June in Cesme, Turkey.......( more )

Posted On:  28/06/2014 06:24:36

Back to back events will be hosted in Croatia during the late summer of this year.

First up will be the IFCA Slalom European Championships hosted by Zoo Station Bol, on Brac Island in Dalmatian Croatia.......( more )

Posted On:  26/06/2014 07:27:36

For some competitors this year will bring back special memories, as they will have taken part in the both the biggest ever Techno World Championship and the 2nd Youth Olympic Games!......( more )

Posted On:  22/06/2014 13:53:32

On the 5th and final day of the IFCA Slalom Junior, Youth & Masters World Championships in Rosas in Spain, the tension was palpable with a slalom # 3 started the day before, still in progress, and the final result set to have a significant impact on the general classification. ......( more )

Posted On:  22/06/2014 07:26:29

Pawel Gardasiewicz (POL-102) takes the title of 2014 Raceboard European Men's Champion, 11 points clear of his tough rival Maksymilian Wojcik (POL-7) with Patrik Pollak (SVK-1) just three points behind in third place.......( more )

Posted On:  20/06/2014 13:21:52
The day started off  nice and easy with clear blue skies, a light breeze increased slowly by the hour.  After lunch time thermal winds blew from 11 to 14 knots and the competition could finally begin.  The Youths and Junior eliminations were scheduled first followed by the Masters. ......( more )
Posted On:  20/06/2014 10:34:24

Pawel Gardasiewicz, who took the bullet in every race to claim the Masters World Champion title at Windsurfing Marina Julia, Italy in June last year, was on fire today and has claimed the top spot on the leaderboard.  Three firsts and a second means he finishes the day 4 points ahead of Max Wojcik. ......( more )

Posted On:  19/06/2014 09:55:03

The 2014 Dunkerbeck Speed Challenge saw 6 days of competitive racing and some fast speeds. Bjorn Dunkerbeck dominated the event in its category with nine straight wins. Zara Davis won the Women's ahead of Lena Erdil. Overall, this was a great event where three generations of sailors, highlighted by the Dunkerbeck: Grandfather Eugene, father Bjorn and son Liam came together. See you all next year!

Posted On:  18/06/2014 16:42:29

This year, 20 riders (max per week) will fight to break National & World Records. It will further push performance limits.  Like in previous years, Research & Development of the canal continues to improve year on year due to relevant feedback from competitors and maximizing the canal's conditions. The result? Faster speeds in less wind!......( more )

Posted On:  18/06/2014 15:39:50

Beautiful sunny skies greeted competitors on the second day of racing at the Ergo Hestia Raceboard European Championships in Sopot, Poland.  It was windy too but rather gusty.  The wind increased substantially in the second race and many sailors changed to their smaller sail for the final race of the day.......( more )

Posted On:  17/06/2014 18:42:16

Three races heralded the start of the 2014 "ERGO HESTIA" Raceboard European Championships taking place in Sopot, Poland.  World Champion, Max Wojcik, racing on home turf, started as he means to continue with two firsts.  ......( more )

Posted On:  17/06/2014 11:16:59

Three days of competition at Pirita Beach, Tallinn, Eastonia concluded on Sunday 15 June with overwhelming victories by Latvian Janis Preiss in Formula class and Viktoras Seputa in Formula Kite class.  This international wind- and kitesurfing regatta formed a leg of the NeilPryde Baltic Cup, and was attended by 86 surfers from five countries. ......( more )

Posted On:  16/06/2014 13:13:38

The IFCA Slalom Windsurfing World Championships for Junior, Youths and Masters has kicked off.

Slalom eliminations and live music concerts are expected from the 17th till the 21st of June here in one of the most famous bays in the world. ......( more )

Posted On:  14/06/2014 14:11:39

The Dunkerbeck European Speed Championships are over and the 2014 ISWC European Champions have been crowned.......( more )

Posted On:  10/06/2014 14:47:39

From 12th to 15th of June 2014 in Tallinn, Pirita beach, a high level windsurfing and kitesurfing regatta will take place.  It is the fourth stage of the Formula European Cup, second stage of the NeilPryde Baltic Cup, and at the same time also the stage of the Estonian Yachting Union Olympic Sailing Estonian Cup. The competition will be organized by the club 'Team Extreme ' in collaboration with Estonian Windsurfing Association and Estonian Yachting Union.......( more )

Posted On:  02/06/2014 14:22:15

The Rollei Summer Opening presented by Volkswagen Nutzfahrzeuge at the Brandenburger Strand in Westerland on Sylt is now over and we have two joint champions! ......( more )

Posted On:  02/06/2014 06:56:44

4 days of Tramontana made it possible to carry out the 14th edition of the Defi wind. 1000 windsurfers took part at this edition. The biggest Defi ever.  The wind blowing never less than 25knots, with gusts up to 45 knots. A show to be seen, an event to take part once in a lifetime. ......( more )

Posted On:  31/05/2014 16:32:21

The fourth day of the Rollei Summer Opening presented by Volkswagen Nutzfahrzeuge in Westerland on Sylt welcomed the competitors and spectators with 17 to 25 knots. Furthermore the competitors had to deal with onshore wind and huge waves. These conditions demanded a lot of talent and experience from the riders. ......( more )

Posted On:  31/05/2014 07:16:46

Just as in the days before, the wind at the Rollei Summer Opening presented by Volkswagen Nutzfahrzeuge blew everybody away and offered perfect conditions for windsurfing. This enabled us to run four Formula Races with constant wind of force four to five. Sebastian Kornum (DEN-24, JP, Neilpryde) and Christian Justesen (DEN-26, RRD, Point-7) absolutely showed off their best form.......( more )

Posted On:  30/05/2014 07:25:38

The second day of the Rollei Summer Opening presented by Volkswagen Nutzfahrzeuge welcomed the guests with a lot of sunshine and about 3 to 4 Bft. The promenade at the Brandenburger Strand in Westerland was crowded with thousands of spectators. As promised in yesterday's forecast the weather offered perfect conditions for Formula Racing. At the and of the day three races were finished. Winner of the day, Sebastian Kornum DEN-24, JP, NeilPryde) finished two out of three races in leading position.......( more )

Posted On:  30/05/2014 07:05:12

Record-breaking participation for the 14th edition of DEFI WIND in Gruissan. 1,000 competitors or "challengers" from 27 different countries, all here to defy the notorious Tramontane wind from the Languedoc-Roussillon region. Adding to the records, DEFI WIND is definitely the largest gathering of windsurfers in the world.  ......( more )

Posted On:  29/05/2014 12:06:38

The first day of the Rollei Summer Opening presented by Volkswagen Nutzfahrzeuge brought perfect conditions for the discipline slalom. Up to seven Bft and four slalom eliminations are the result of the first regatta day. Vincent Langer (GER-1, RRD, Point-7) dominated all races and leads consequently in the overall ranking.......( more )

Posted On:  29/05/2014 11:12:26

Bright sun, strong wind and weather temperature rising up to 30oC - just like African weather, but almost 100 competitors from Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Russia were delighted by such conditions last weekend in Svencele, where the Lithuanian leg of DFDS Seaways Baltic Cup and Formula Windsurfing European Cup took place.......( more )

Posted On:  25/05/2014 14:00:08

We are pleased to announce the Official ISWC European Championships for the Dunkerbeck Fuerteventura Pro Am event with European titles for men, women and youth.  The event will take place at Matas Blancas on Fuerteventura from 8-13 June.......( more )

Posted On:  17/05/2014 15:39:16

The 2015 IFCA Slalom World Championships are confirmed for Westerland, Sylt (Germany) from July 22nd to 26th 2015. The International Windsurfing Association (IWA) and the International Funboard Class Association (IFCA) have signed a contract with the Choppy Water GmbH as local organizing authority.......( more )

Posted On:  15/05/2014 18:13:34

More coaching, new Academies and a revamped Champions Cup event are among the exciting changes to the RYA's Team15 windsurfing programme for 2014. ......( more )

Posted On:  11/05/2014 11:34:33

The Azores IFCA  Slalom World Championship 2014 is officially closed, congratulations to the new World Champion Ben Van Der Steen and Delphine Cousin is Women's IFCA Slalom Champion.......( more )

Posted On:  10/05/2014 11:58:33

The official Notice of Race has been published for the Funboard Racing Championships on Sylt. The regatta is included into the big event "Rollei Summer Opening presented by Volkswagen Nutzfahrzeuge" and will take place from 28th May to 1st June.  Check out accommodation and travel info here ......( more )

Posted On:  10/05/2014 08:30:42

Day Four in the beautiful Azores and we finally got wind and some racing!  Ben van der Steen from the Netherlands came out on top at the end of the day with Italian Matteo Iachino in second and Israeli Dagan Arnon in third  - EDIT - a close call as subsequent video review has put German Vincent Langer in third place.  Delphine Cousin heads the ladies leaderboard.......( more )

Posted On:  08/05/2014 07:53:04

Day two started out as before with some clouds and a light breeze.  After the 9am skippers meeting the AP flag went up and competitors were on standby as the conditions turned into very tricky unstable winds that blew from 5 knots to 20 knots out on the course area.......( more )

Posted On:  06/05/2014 06:29:21

The 2014 RS:One Asian Championships in collaboration with the Top of the Gulf Regatta (TOGR) and the Windsurfing Association of Thailand (WATH) ended on Sunday 4 May at the Ocean Marina complex in Pattaya. The event delivered 3 intense days of one-design windsurfing races.......( more )

Posted On:  03/05/2014 18:15:11

On this the last day of the Azores Formula World Championship, the skippers meeting was held as scheduled but there was little or no wind and a poor forecast.  However, the conditions can change very fast in Praia da Vitoria so the race committee took to the water.......( more )

Posted On:  02/05/2014 19:19:14

With a maximum of three races possible on the final day, the title of 2014 Formula Windsurfing World Champion is still not certain.  Just one point now between GBR-83 at the top and AUS-0 in second, and ARG-3 in third has narrowed the gap to just five points!......( more )

Posted On:  02/05/2014 07:14:00

The Formula Windsurfing World Championship, which runs until Saturday in Praia da Vitoria, continued today with the completion of another four races. This is an extremely challenging competition, so many top competitors in contention, fast and furious racing with thrills and spills providing nail-biting spectator entertainment.......( more )

Posted On:  01/05/2014 06:55:26

Collisions, injury, equipment breakage . . . but 4 races and a valid championship on day two of the 2014 Azores Formula Windsurfing World Championship now on at the Praia da Vitoria, Ilha Terceira.......( more )

Posted On:  30/04/2014 11:12:55

The 37th edition of the Round Texel Race is extended with a new element this year, the Open Dutch Championship Marathon Windsurfing. The windsurfers will sail the exact same route as the catamarans do every year: rounding the Isle of Texel. ......( more )

Posted On:  29/04/2014 15:44:24

Registration is over for the 2014 Azores Formula Windsurfing World Championship with over 40 entries from 17 nations representing 3 continents on the entry list.  To see what everyone is racing with, check the equipment list.......( more )

Posted On:  27/04/2014 18:11:55

A great performance by France, Israel, and Italy at the Techno 293 European Championship in Torbole (Italy), which finished on Saturday 26 April after a week of racing on Lake Garda.......( more )

Posted On:  25/04/2014 23:24:04

An exceptional day in Torbole, the Techno 293 European Championship, where, thanks to the morning wind, the Peler, and the Ora in the afternoon, all the divisions have completed three additional races.......( more )

Posted On:  25/04/2014 06:34:18

The Lake Garda "wind machine" did not disappoint. Today in Torbole double session of races for the Techno293 European Championship: Under 17's started the 3 race morning at 8 am, with the Peler from the north. ......( more )

Posted On:  24/04/2014 07:18:38

On the second day of racing, the "Ora" has blown weakly, allowing just one single race for the Under-15 and Under-17 female fleets, and the Techno Plus. The U15 and U17 boys did not finish any valid race. ......( more )

Posted On:  22/04/2014 20:21:13

The Ora, typical North Garda wind, rose on time today on the race course, allowing two races to take place on the various courses set up by the Circolo Surf Torbole. The 312 athletes have given life to a unique show, racing between Ponale (where the race course of the Under-17 was placed) and Torbole, where the Under 15's raced.......( more )

Posted On:  22/04/2014 07:59:56

An exciting opening ceremony on the evening of Easter Sunday began with the flag parade along the lake promenade and through the streets of the historic center of Torbole to formally open the 2014 Techno 293 European Championship......( more )

Posted On:  19/04/2014 20:49:23

The Russian Nikita Prozorov (Under 17), and the Italians Riccardo Renna (Under 15) and Edoardo Tanas (Under 13) are the winners of the Techno 293 Lake Garda Trophy. ......( more )

Posted On:  09/04/2014 07:30:55

Whilst we are all getting ready for the Techno 293 European Championship which starts on 20th April, we can reflect on the recent great championship in Mendoza, South America:......( more )

Posted On:  09/04/2014 06:42:12

The Notice of Race is now available for the 2014 Raceboard World Championships.  This event hosted by Club Vela Blanes, near Girona in Catalonia, Spain, will take place from 22nd to 27th September.......( more )

Phantom European Challenge 2014
Posted On:  08/04/2014 18:20:02

We are proud to have Alacati Beach Resort as our host for the 2014 Phantom European Challenge. Alacati is an idyllic village situated on the west coast of Turkey, only 40 minutes drive from Izmir's International Airport, a true windsurfing paradise, with its crystal clear water and constant reliable winds for an average of 300 days a year.(...more...)

Posted On:  04/04/2014 12:16:57

The 2014 Youth & Masters World Championship will take place from 30th June to 5th July at a fantastic location on the south coast of Gallipoli, in the heart of the Nature Reserve Punta Pizzo - Island St. Andrew.......( more )

Posted On:  31/03/2014 15:11:30

Argentinian Francisco Saubidet Birkner had already secured the title of 2014 Techno 293 U17 Boys South American Champion", and qualified his country for the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, with the perfect score of 10 before the 12th and final race.   ......( more )

Posted On:  29/03/2014 09:29:32

The day promised the normal conditions of Potrerillos, but it delayed a little to grow with a top wind speed of 16 knots and by the third race it was back down to 6/7 knots. ......( more )

Posted On:  28/03/2014 12:43:20

When the sky is blue the wind starts blowing over Lake Potrerillos.  The sailors have had 5 races over two light wind days and now 15-22 knots is expected for the remainder of the Championships - a perfect combination to suit everyone and everyone has a chance to win.......( more )

Posted On:  27/03/2014 11:26:04

There is no doubt that Francisco Saubidet ARG-40 has his sights firmly set on the Championship title.  After writing off the first race of the event with a too-enthusiastic over-the-line start, he has taken the bullet in every race, his DNF is now discarded and he has the perfect score of 4.  ......( more )

Posted On:  26/03/2014 11:15:17

An unusually chilly start under grey skies for the South American Championships for Techno 293 and Raceboard.  Equipment and measurement checks completed, competitors gathered for the briefing wearing jeans and warm hoodies! ......( more )

South American Championships Ready to Go!
Posted On:  25/03/2014 13:12:39

Competitors have been trying out the beautiful waters of Lake Potrerillos before competition starts and registration is under way prior to the anticipated start time of 14:00.  Our man on the scene, Patrik Pollak, has posted his first set of photos and we look forward to his first video from the event.  Stay tuned for event news.

Posted On:  24/03/2014 09:32:35

The World Championships for IFCA Slalom and Formula Windsurfing, to be held between April 28 and May 10, in the city of Terceira, were presented by The Naval Club of Victoria Beach at the Lisbon Tourism Fair.  ......( more )

Posted On:  22/03/2014 10:05:00

Since over 15 years the German agency Choppy Water is successfully organizing windsurfing events in Germany. The events have a great reputation for the excellent performance of the crew on the water and the high level of organization at the beach. ......( more )

Posted On:  19/03/2014 06:24:21

After the successful North American championship in Cancun, Mexico the Bic techno circuit now moves to South America.  Mendoza, Argentina will be hosting the South American championship 2014 which will also be a qualification event for the Youth Olympic Games in the Bic Techno 293 One design class.......( more )

Posted On:  16/03/2014 08:53:29

Two windsurfers have successfully completed a 375-mile adventure between Fort de Soto Park to Key Largo, in Florida.......( more )

Posted On:  07/03/2014 11:56:32

After four days the Campofrio Alqueva 2014 comes to an end. This was one of the best championships that we have had in Portugal.  We had everything - wind, fun, security, fantastic sightseeing, good food, the course very near to the restaurant so a good view of the event for everyone and much, much more.......( more )

Posted On:  04/03/2014 14:44:46

The beautiful dunes and kilometres long sandy beach of Kalajoen Hiekkasarkat will act as an event arena for Formula Windsurfing European Cup Finland 2014. Come and experience the amazing light in the land where summer sun shines almost through the night!......( more )

Techno 293 World Championships 2014
Posted On:  01/03/2014 22:47:13

Pre-Notice of Race for the 2014 Techno 293 World Championships in Brest, France from 19th to 26th July has now been published.

Posted On:  01/03/2014 22:43:55

"We.R.Out" is the product of a collaboration of the windsurfer and musician Ruben BNG Petrisie and Continentseven. At each windsurfing event thousands of pictures are produced by different photographers, but just a few of them get published or go public. ......( more )

Posted On:  01/03/2014 16:07:38

The wind gods blew down on Mui Ne again for the '15th Annual Fun Cup' and we can look back at another successful Windsurf competition of great riding, great conditions and fun times at Jibe's Mui Ne. ......( more )

Posted On:  24/02/2014 13:25:52

Three races on the final day to complete the championship with eleven races in total for the Techno 293 sailors and a full complement of twelve for the RS:X Fleets.  ......( more )

Posted On:  23/02/2014 09:56:47

Just two races on day three in light conditions for the Techno 293 Fleet.  The boys from the USA are hammering the competition with brothers Geronimo and Maximo Nores in first and second and Steven Cramer in third. ......( more )

Posted On:  22/02/2014 09:34:27

The second day of the North American Championships dawned as expected with warm sunny breezes and the beautiful turquoise waters beckoned.  A chance for the light wind specialists to shine in the second and third races today.......( more )

Posted On:  21/02/2014 13:30:27

68 competitors from 8 countries: USA, Aruba, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Cuba, Peru and Canada are taking part in the North American Windsurfing Championships for the RS:X and Techno 293 Classes. ......( more )

Posted On:  20/02/2014 10:35:12

Competitors from Aruba, Brasil, Canada, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico and the USA have been arriving in Cancun and training on the crystal turquoise Caribbean sea.  Registration closes at 12.00 noon today then the eagerly anticipated racing for Techno 293 and RS:X is scheduled to begin this afternoon......( more )

Posted On:  13/02/2014 18:42:59

Lots of good news coming from Circolo Surf Torbole (CST), the host club for the forthcoming Techno 293 European Championships on Lake Garda, Italy.

The club will open its doors for business from March 1st and welcomes visitors to the club to enjoy the facilities both on shore and on the water.......( more )

Posted On:  13/02/2014 18:21:28

56 competitors from 7 countries - Mexico, USA, Brazil, Aruba, Puerto Rico, Cuba and Canada - have already registered for the Techno 293 and RS:X North American Championships.  ......( more )

Posted On:  11/02/2014 08:52:47

Red Bull Storm Chase touched-down in Cornwall, U.K., for the third and final Mission - and the most radical action seen to-date.

Four finalists remained after successful missions to Ireland and Tasmania, Australia - Marcilio Browne (BRA), Dany Bruch (GER), Leon Jamaer (GER) and Thomas Traversa (FRA) ......( more )

Posted On:  08/02/2014 08:42:43

After a tempestuous winter, the Atlantic Ocean is brewing perhaps the most intense weather system of the season for the most-challenging windsurfing contest of all time. The four remaining finalists Marcilio Browne (BRA), Dany Bruch (GER), Leon Jamaer (GER) and Thomas Traversa (FRA) have journeyed to Great Britain to compete in huge surf conditions and wild wind......( more )

Posted On:  06/02/2014 07:06:18

Windsurfing Victoria will be holding an attempt for the "World's Longest Windsurf Race" Guinness World Record. The attempt will be held in Melbourne’s scenic Port Phillip Bay.......( more )

Changes in U.S. Olympic Youth Development
Posted On:  05/02/2014 10:48:09

U.S. Olympic Youth Development Director Leandro Spina comments on some recent observations among the elite levels of youth sailing:
* The Olympic Games is seeing a shift toward more high performance boats, which is a trend that is likely to continue. How are you encouraging youth sailors and youth sailing programs to adapt to this change?  
Find out on sailingscuttlebutt.com

Posted On:  31/01/2014 12:02:14

After what turned out to be a fantastic and varied 13 races over four days of racing 24th to 27th January at the Georges River Sailing Club, competitors were well and truly fatigued. ......( more )

Posted On:  29/01/2014 09:44:29

Due to negotiations with organisers the finalisation of the 2014 EFPT tour plan took a little longer this year. Yet good things come to those who wait, with this in mind, we'd like to lead you through the exciting upcoming season. ......( more )

Posted On:  27/01/2014 12:03:47

The championship medals have been awarded and the places confirmed for the Youth Olympic Games in China. HKG having already qualified, the Boys fleet qualifiers are Japan, Thailand and, for the first time, Myanmar and in the Girls Thailand, Japan and Singapore have qualified. Congratulations to all!......( more )

Posted On:  26/01/2014 08:02:41

The SIM 33 Singapore Open Asian Windsurfing Championships is running like clockwork with target times met and championship racing completed by mid afternoon giving all time to relax and enjoy the incredible downtown Singapore atmosphere.......( more )

Posted On:  25/01/2014 08:51:35

Conditions were a little lighter than the day before ranging from 9-14 knots for the first race to 12-17 knots later in the day.  Olympian Ek Boonsawad THA-8 took three bullets today so, with the discard coming into play, has a perfect score of 5 at the top of the RS:X men's leaderboard. ......( more )

Posted On:  23/01/2014 21:36:22

Racing started in almost perfect conditions today at the SIM 33rd Singapore Open Asian Windsurfing Championships taking place at The National Sailing Centre.  Three races were held "back to back" in 12 to 18 knots and all had a chance to show their skills.......( more )

Posted On:  21/01/2014 18:28:01

The National Sailing Centre in Singapore anticipates the start of the SIM 33rd Singapore Open Asian Windsurfing Championships.   This event includes the 2014 Techno 293 Asian Championships as well as the RSX and Mistral One-Design Asian Championships. ......( more )

Posted On:  21/01/2014 13:43:46

Hola a Todos, The North American Windsurfing Championship Cancun 2014 is getting close.  Registration is open, deadline 31 January 2014, see NoR.  Sign up soon, Hurry up!!!......( more )

Posted On:  16/01/2014 12:29:48

IFCA is delighted to be returning to GEN Roses - Catalunya Costa Brava (Girona) Spain for the 2014 IFCA Junior, Youth & Masters Slalom World Championships from 16th to 21st June 2014.  Notice of Race has now been published. ......( more )

Posted On:  11/01/2014 11:26:48

With a good forecast of wind for the day, competitors were at the beach early, preparing for the final day of racing at the 2014 Downunder Pro - Formula Windsurfing Oceanic & Australian Championships. The target from the race committee was to run 3 back-to-back races which with only 2 points separating first and second overall, made for an exciting and critical day for the podium spots.......( more )

Posted On:  11/01/2014 10:42:19

A solid forecast with building winds on Day 2 greeted the competitors ready to kick off the next 5 races at the 2014 Downunder Pro - Formula Windsurfing Oceanic & Australian Championships. With sailors on the water by 12.30 for the first start with gusty winds around 8-12 knots.......( more )

Posted On:  24/12/2013 11:14:31

The 2014 RS:One North American Championships will be staged alongside the RS:X and Techno 293 Championships taking place in Cancun, Quintana Roo state, Mexico, from 20th to 23rd February.......( more )

Posted On:  24/12/2013 09:01:16

Windsurfing has earned a well-respected spot in the Guinness World Records, with quite an extensive number of unexpected entries.......( more )

Posted On:  24/12/2013 07:53:35

Ngwe Saung Beach, Ayeyarwaddy Division, Myanmar, was the venue for the 2013 South East Asian Games Regatta. The regatta was organised by the Myanmar Yachting Federation with the co-operation of Myanmar Olympic Committee and the ISAF.......( more )

Posted On:  16/12/2013 22:14:38

The location for the 2014 Raceboard Oceanic Championships is back on Botany Bay in Sydney. One of the glamour locations for Sydney windsurfing and suitable in all directions of wind; this is one of Australia's premier racing locations. ......( more )

Posted On:  16/12/2013 13:57:31

The hot weather and light winds made racing conditions difficult over the final two days of competition at the South American Championships hosted at the Peru Beach centre in San Isidro, Buenos Aries.......( more )

Posted On:  14/12/2013 09:16:58

The location for the 2014 Downunder Pro Formula Windsurfing Championships is back on Botany Bay in Sydney. One of the glamour locations for Sydney windsurfing and suitable in all directions of wind; this is one of Australia's premier racing locations. ......( more )

Posted On:  13/12/2013 15:08:24

After a long wait for the SE winds to come in the racers head out on the water at 1700 for three races back to back in 8-13kts.  Competitors rigged and raced their 12 mts and battled on the slightly longer course. ......( more )

Posted On:  12/12/2013 07:40:24

Praia da Vitoria, on the beautiful island of Terceira, in the Azores, will host two major world championships in 2014.  The Formula Windsurfing Worlds, 28th April to 3rd May, will be followed by the IFCA Slalom Worlds, 5th to 10th May.......( more )

Posted On:  12/12/2013 06:38:55

A very competitive fleet is assembled in Buenos Aries for the 2013 Formula South American Championships; with 33 competitors from Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Chile, Peru and Latvia. ......( more )

Posted On:  11/12/2013 05:41:55

Family atmosphere on the beach, fair fights on water. Old and new destinations that major events visited, old and new friends that had a chance to meet.......( more )

Posted On:  10/12/2013 17:54:39

Check out the confirmed calendar for the 2014 Formula Windsurfing European Cup series.  With some regular venues and new additions next year looks to be another exciting year for European formula racers.  It is hoped that one or two late additions can be made to the tour calendar.......( more )

Navin Singsart wins 2013 Phuket Kings Cup
Posted On:  10/12/2013 14:49:49

The 2013 Phuket King's Cup Regatta began on December 1st with an official opening ceremony and a couple of races for the mono-hulls, multi-hulls, keel-boats and dinghies. But then it was time for the Phantom 295 to take centre stage! Navin Singsart grabbed a very deserved overall win with five 1st places and two 2nd places. Read the full report on Starboard.com

ISAF Publish Change To The Racing Rules of Sailing
Posted On:  07/12/2013 19:39:28

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has published an urgent change to rule B3.31 of the Racing Rules of Sailing. The change will be effective from 1 January 2014.  The urgent rule change was authorized during the ISAF Annual Conference in Oman as permitted by ISAF Regulation 28.1.2. 

Click here to download all changes and corrections made since the publication of the RRS 2013-2016.

Bic Techno 293 Europeans 2013 - Video Highlights
Posted On:  07/12/2013 19:07:31

Another great windsurfing season for BIC Techno 293 One Design class is coming to an end. Here are the video highlights and photos from one of the last big events this year, the European Championships in Eilat, ISRAEL. Warm weather, cloudless sky, action on and off the water and many old and new friends.

Posted On:  04/12/2013 07:54:53

2013 has been another great and intense year for the RS:One Class as its continues its global growth.  The NeilPryde Racing Series in collaboration with the Extreme Sailing Series brought together eight great venues while the first Asian championships hosted at the Singapore Open saw the RS:One class becoming the biggest class of the event.......( more )

Posted On:  01/12/2013 17:10:55

Racing at the 2013 Asian Windsurfing Championships has concluded. The whole team at Hong Kong Windsurfing has done a great job in hosting a very successful event and everyone is looking forward to the prize presentation ceremony.  ......( more )

Posted On:  30/11/2013 13:39:42

Eight races have now been completed over three days of racing at the 2013 Asian Windsurfing Championships, Stanley Beach, Hong Kong.

All change for the Techno Youth Boys podium positions. ......( more )

Posted On:  29/11/2013 10:03:31

The first discard has now come into play as five races have now been completed for all Class Divisions at the 2013 Asian Windsurfing Championships, Stanley Beach, Hong Kong.......( more )

Posted On:  27/11/2013 17:47:43

Results are in after the first day of competition. After three races for each division, competitors from Hong Kong are in the top spots of the RS:X and MOD fleets but their positions are by no means safe.  China dominates the Techno 293 fleets.......( more )

Posted On:  20/11/2013 11:54:39

Welcome to the site of the South American Championship Formula Windsurfing and Formula Experience 2013, our goal is to provide all the information needed to enjoy the event ......( more )

Posted On:  20/11/2013 09:38:13

Sebastien Cattelan and Sophie Routaboul the 2 organizers of this amazing records factory in Luderitz delivered the 2013 edition: Chris Benz World Record Race had 18 different nationalities competing and produced better performances in lighter wind conditions. ......( more )

Posted On:  19/11/2013 11:31:42

Gonzalo Costa Hoevel (ARG-3) is crowned 2013 Formula Experience World Champion having finished the way he started, ......( more )

Posted On:  16/11/2013 11:02:31

ISAF Council voted that all ten Rio 2016 Olympic Events and Equipment shall be included in the 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition. Additional medals shall be sought ......( more )

Posted On:  16/11/2013 10:38:40

ISAF President Carlo Croce delivered the President's Report to the ISAF Council members at the 2013 ISAF Annual Conference in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. Read the President's Report

Posted On:  15/11/2013 10:38:43

All change after another four races make six in total and the first discard comes into play.  At the top of the leaderboard Paulo dos Reis is now the one to watch!  ......( more )

Posted On:  13/11/2013 14:05:42

Thailand, Phuket. Long sandy white beaches, palm trees, crystal clear water and a 15-knot breeze. In other words, racing in paradise! From November 29th to December 6th 2013, Kata Beach in Phuket, Thailand will host the 2013 Phuket King's Cup Regatta to honor His Majesty the King of Thailand's birthday. ......( more )

Posted On:  04/11/2013 16:38:55

On the 3rd day the conditions were too light to continue with competitions. The competitors got involved with some of the activities such as a soccer game and ping pong matches while the skate boarding trials took place inside the event tent. ......( more )

Posted On:  03/11/2013 11:45:50

The smiles on their faces tell the whole story as winners are awarded their trophies and the championships come to a close. Final Event Report in pdf ......( more )

Posted On:  01/11/2013 12:46:57

A more promising start to day 4 of racing at the T293 European Championships, and the hope of at last being able to complete three races for the first time in this championship. ......( more )

Posted On:  01/11/2013 06:36:11

Strong Bura winds at night caused for an early day on the second competition day. After analyzing several forecasts yesterday evening the skippers meeting was set for 7:30am with winds still reaching up to 20 knots. ......( more )

Posted On:  30/10/2013 17:47:43

A frustrating day and only one race completed on day 3 of competition at the T293 Europeans in Eilat.......( more )

Posted On:  29/10/2013 14:17:43

Home advantage really paid off on the first racing day at the 2013 Techno 293 European Championships in Eilat, Israel. Israel command 1st place in all four divisions, with 4 different countries breaking into each division's top 3 to spoil the party for the hosts!......( more )

Posted On:  28/10/2013 17:23:11

From November 14th to November 17th, the lake of Araruama near Rio de Janeiro, Brasil will host the 2013 Formula Experience World Championships. The air temperature is likely to be anything between 26 and 36 degrees Celsius, with the water temperature between 20 and 25 degrees Celsius. Add winds ......( more )

Posted On:  28/10/2013 16:51:25

NeilPryde Racing Series' next stop will be in the city of Florianopolis together with the prestigious Extreme Sailing SeriesTM on the 16th and 17th November. This will be the last Series stop for the year.......( more )

Posted On:  28/10/2013 15:55:11

Steven Van Broeckhoven (JP/Neilpryde) is crowned the new European freestyle champion for the third time. Van der Eyken (Starboard/Severne) takes second place whilst Adrian Beholz (Sailloft/Fanatic) holds his third place overall from last year.......( more )

Posted On:  26/10/2013 12:44:06

Italy victorious at the ENEL RS:X Youth World Windsurfing Championships: Mattia Camboni (men) and Marta Maggetti (women) are the new RS:X Youth World Champions: the silver went to Israel.......( more )

Posted On:  26/10/2013 08:27:07

122 RS:X youth sailors from 17 countries registered for the 2013 Enel RS:X Youth World Championships being held in Civitavecchia, Italy between 20-26 October. ......( more )

Posted On:  18/10/2013 11:15:27

The first events in the 2014 RS:One international calendar have been finalised.  The 2014 Asian Championships will take place from 3rd to 5th May, hosted by the Top of the Gulf Regatta (TOGR) team in Pattaya, Thailand.......( more )

Posted On:  18/10/2013 09:43:40

The Luderitz Speed Challenge is an annual speed sailing event, held since 2007 in Luderitz, Namibia, in the southern hemisphere spring. It is observed by the World Sailing Speed Record Council (WSSRC) and the International Sailing Federation (ISAF). ......( more )

Posted On:  16/10/2013 20:23:00

The last stage of the EFPT circuit is approaching. The organization in Six Fours les Plages is happy as many top riders already pre-registered. 'We expect Italian, English, Russian, Slovenian, Dutch and Belgians competitors but above all, it's interesting to welcome 4 riders of the top 10 world ranking' says Fred Bosson the organizer.......( more )

Posted On:  09/10/2013 13:33:21

The 2014 North Americans for RS:X and Techno 293 classes will be hosted in Cancun, Quintana Roo state, Mexico, from 20th to 23rd February.......( more )

Posted On:  08/10/2013 12:27:36

The 2014 South Americans for Raceboard and Techno 293 classes will be hosted on Lake Potrerillos, Mendoza, Argentina, from 25th to 29th March.......( more )

Posted On:  08/10/2013 06:42:16

The summer of fun is not over yet! Once more you can meet your friends on and off the water from 26 October to 3 November in Eilat, Israel. Still some starting slots available - hurry up, make your travel arrangements and start packing for the last big European event of the season! See the video . . .

Posted On:  01/10/2013 12:14:54

The right stuff for radical action at Hookipa!

The AWT is proud to announce the confirmation of the PWAs involvement in the 2013 JP Aloha Classic. For the first time in 7 years, the PWA World Tour will be back on Maui to put the world best windsurfers against some of the world's best conditions.......( more )

Posted On:  25/09/2013 08:40:01

Araruama awaits! A little taster of what you might expect is right here on YouTube.  Don't delay, enter today!! Check out the official event Facebook page and the Notice of Race

CHARTER INFO:......( more )

Azores confirmed for 2014 Slalom World Championships
Posted On:  24/09/2013 16:23:47

Clube Naval da Praia da Vitoria will host the 2014 IFCA Slalom World Championships on the island of Terceira, in the Azores.  This championship is scheduled for May 6th to 11th, and will follow on from the FW Worlds.  Terceira will be the focus for two weeks of top class funboard racing in 2014!

Posted On:  24/09/2013 11:26:27

Manly Sailing Club, Whangaparaoa, will host the Oceanic Championships for RS:X and Techno 293 from 14th to 16th February 2014.  The event will be the Oceanic Continental Qualification regatta for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in the T293 youth division.......( more )

Posted On:  24/09/2013 10:56:46

For the 5th consecutive year, Six Fours les plages will host the EFPT from the 24th to 27th October, the European Freestyle Championships Tour during the "European freestyle Expression" event. ......( more )

Posted On:  22/09/2013 12:10:16

The 2014 Asian Windsurfing Championship returns to Singapore and will take place from 22nd to 26th January from the National Sailing Centre.  It is a new venue for this championship, but the National Sailing centre has hosted many international sailing events, including the 2010 inaugural Youth Olympic Games sailing regatta.......( more )

Posted On:  18/09/2013 11:32:02

The NeilPryde Racing Series, together with the prestigious Extreme Sailing SeriesTM, will stop in the city of Nice on the 5th and 6th October.......( more )

Posted On:  18/09/2013 07:12:13

With such a mix of winds the PWA DAM7 Festival provided the perfect conditions for all disciplines of freestyle to take place. During the event we managed to find a few hours where the winds were calm and the chop was on the smaller side, this allowed the EFPT to run the tow-in qualifiers, and then on the Friday night, the tow-in final.......( more )

Posted On:  17/09/2013 18:48:18

Croatia will once again play host to the IFCA Pro Kids, Junior and Youth Freestyle European Championships.  This year's championship returns to the venue of last year's successful Europeans, and takes place from October 29th to November 2nd.......( more )

Posted On:  15/09/2013 16:13:31

The final event of the eleven stop 2013 Formula Windsurfing European Cup Tour took place in Italy over the weekend of 7th/8th September.......( more )

To reach the highest peaks!
Posted On:  14/09/2013 11:28:27

Latvian windsurfer Janis Preiss crosses Baltic sea from Liepaja to Gotland in 11 hours on his windsurf board!  On Tuesday, 10th of September around 12 midday windsurfer Janis Preiss returned back to Latvia. The day before, on September 9, he crossed the Baltic see on his Gastra Formula windsurf board from Liepaja (Latvia) to Gotland (Sweden) with the assistance of supporting yacht "Nordic Virgin" and covered about 320km in 11 hours. It took 8 years to achieve his dream.  ( ... more ... )

Posted On:  14/09/2013 10:11:14

Run with what you've got and as fast as you can!  It what has become a uniquely San Francisco sailing competition, the Ronstan Bridge to Bridge race pits kite boarders, windsurfers, skiffs & cameramans against each other & mother nature in an epic 7 mile downwind sprint from the Golden Gate bridge to the Bay bridge. ......( more )

Posted On:  13/09/2013 08:57:32

September is the Hagim (holidays) month in Israel: the Jewish new year start, Rosh Hashana, Sukot week and between them Yom Kipur, the most holy Jewish fast day. During these holidays, Eilat, in the very south of Israel, becomes the centre for many citizens, as it is the ultimate Israeli vacation resort.......( more )

Posted On:  09/09/2013 10:05:40

Tokyo will host the Olympics and Paralympics in 2020 after seeing off rivals Madrid and Istanbul in dramatic circumstances to win the vote.  It will be the second time the Japanese capital has hosted the Games having previously done so in 1964.......( more )

Posted On:  07/09/2013 12:01:41

No doubt about it, light winds are definitely more suited to Max Wojcik (POL-7) than to Patrik Pollak (SVK-1) as Max claimed all three bullets in the last three championship races and thus takes the title of 2013 Raceboard World Champion. ......( more )

Posted On:  05/09/2013 11:01:59

After 6 championship races, Algerian Bouras Hamza claims the title of Raceboard Men's African Champion, having scored 4 bullets and a second to count. ......( more )

Posted On:  02/09/2013 22:51:20

Day 2 for racing began with an early skippers meeting at 08.30. The forecast delivered by the Principal Race Office, Jan Blahonovsky, was not encouraging - little or no wind was today's likely conditions, and it was exactly what we got! ......( more )

Posted On:  31/08/2013 11:39:29

After the excitement of the wave competition, the 2013 "JEEP" IFCA South American Slalom Championships started on Thursday on the Gallito Ciego lake. Winds were good, 15 to 22 knots which made for very nice sailing in this most amazingly beautiful venue. ......( more )

Posted On:  31/08/2013 07:47:31

Camille Juban has broken the Guinness world record for the longest duration surfing a wave, in the iconic Chicama, in Peru. The French sailor has ridden the longest windsurfing wave ever, with a total time of 7 minutes and 3 seconds.......( more )

Posted On:  31/08/2013 06:30:07

Pirat Sailing Club invites you to participate at the 6th Piranja edition with simple line: All you can ride Windsurf race and SUP contest.  Start of the windsurf race is marked on Saturday, September 7th at 12.00 and the SUP race at 15.00. in the magnificent Mediterranean waters of Gulf of Piran, Slovenia.......( more )

Posted On:  30/08/2013 19:30:13

Two very worthy new world champions - Christian Justesen and Marco Begalli - have been crowned at the end of the Formula Windsurfing Youth and Masters World Championships "Pannonia Surfing Days" on Lake Neusiedler See in Austria.......( more )

Posted On:  29/08/2013 09:31:11

Our formula windsurfing fleet had been invited to race on the America's Cup course as part of the AC-OPEN - a showcase of different sailing, windsurfing & kiteboarding competitions run in parallel with the America's Cup and Louis Vuitton race series this summer on the San Francisco Bay.......( more )

Posted On:  27/08/2013 16:37:32

. . . but 4 more races completed.  Racing started on time in good conditions, with wind averaging 17 knots, gusting to 21 knots.  The plan was for 2 races 'back to back' in the morning, after a break for lunch 2 further 'back to back' races and if the wind played ball, a final 5th race later in the afternoon.......( more )

Posted On:  26/08/2013 11:29:01

On day 4, with just one heat left to sail, despite light winds and a diminishing swell, we had the luxury of picking the best possible moment to call the heat. We met early to check the conditions and were on hold much of the day. ......( more )

Posted On:  24/08/2013 09:01:28

The America's Cup will be showcasing more than one type of high performance sailing during this Saturday's final of the Louis Vuitton Series. Immediately following the races between Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa Challenge, the formula windsurfing fleet will take the course for several races along the San Francisco city front
......( more )

Posted On:  19/08/2013 18:44:22

The Notice of Race for the 2013 Enel RS:X Youth World Windsurfing Championships in October has been published.......( more )

Posted On:  19/08/2013 18:13:54

Tasmania really turned it on with a mind-blowing day of action for Mission #2 of Red Bull Storm Chase. After a night of 85-knot gusts, an awe-inspiring day's action in storm-force winds and double mast-high surf ensued.......( more )

Posted On:  19/08/2013 15:01:11

RS:One racers from around the world, gathered all week in Istanbul on the bay of Beylikduzu, have enjoyed a very windy regatta to date; but today they experienced the bay's full fury!  The wind average was 28 knots with gusts up to 34 knots. ......( more )

Posted On:  19/08/2013 08:21:45

On 26 and 27 August 2013, more than a hundred kiteboarders and windsurfers will shake the Aegean Sea up. Getting a start at Alacati Cark Beach, kiteboarders and windsurfers will turn back off Chios, Greece, and arrive in the finish line back in Alacati. ......( more )

Posted On:  18/08/2013 13:31:41

"There is one place on the planet where the trees seem to tremble and the earth shakes . . . here there is certainty, precision, absolute focus . . . We have the ability to do anything and yet we choose to risk everything . . ." This year's world record race in Luderitz Namibia from 7 October to the 17 November ......( more )

Posted On:  18/08/2013 12:40:59

Massive storm approaches Tasmania. The Southern Ocean has woken up with wind forecast maps showing massive purple patches suitable for the most-challenging windsurfing contest of all time. The six participating sailors have journeyed to Tasmania in the hunt for a giant storm approaching from the Great Southern Ocean. ......( more )

Posted On:  18/08/2013 10:59:44

Four more races, to complete a full 15 race championship series, brought the Formula Windsurfing Europeans to a dramatic closure in Liepaja, Latvia.  Liepaja - known as the "city where wind is born" - never fails to deliver!  ......( more )

Posted On:  17/08/2013 20:05:07

The bay of Beylikduzu in Istanbul showed today all its muscles with wind gusts up to 30 knots. No doubts for the course format choice, confirming the spectacular and dynamic "Pulsar" format, a short course racing with downwind slalom after a reaching start.......( more )

Posted On:  14/08/2013 22:08:39

4 more races and four different winners - it leaves it all to play for on the final day, with a strong wind forecast for most of the day.......( more )

Posted On:  14/08/2013 21:41:10

The Bay of Beylikduzu, possible Olympic 2020 sailing venue, is continuing to deliver incredible, and very windy, windsurfing conditions for the gathered organizers, media and competitors.......( more )

Posted On:  14/08/2013 14:17:37

The NeilPryde Racing Series in collaboration with the Extreme Sailing SeriesTM will stop in the city of Cardiff on 24th, 25th and 26th of August.......( more )

Posted On:  14/08/2013 07:52:06

Everything that could happen did happen on the first day of racing at the European Championships; but Steve Allen will be well satisfied with his first place in the overall ranking after 2 bullets in today's three "back to back" races.......( more )

Posted On:  13/08/2013 11:16:18

Time goes very fast when you realise that this was the 15th Neil Pryde Baltic Cup that just finished in Liepaja, Latvia. Fifteen years ago, the organizers created an idea to invite all Baltic windsurfers - from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania - to join a new series of events. ......( more )

Posted On:  04/08/2013 19:20:30
Over the final 2 days of this years championship in Sopot, Poland, 4 races were held to complete a full series of 12 races in all divisions.
The 2013 world champions are:
Youth boy - Ofek Elmeleh (Israel)
Youth girl - Stefania Elfutina (Russia)
Junior boy - Yoav Cohen (Israel)
Junior girl - Giorgia Speciale (Italy) ......( more )
Posted On:  02/08/2013 10:10:15

After six races qualifying for the finals of the World Cup Techno293 Ergo Hestia Cup, competitors in the U17 boys and girls and U15 boys have now been divided into two final fleets- gold and silver - for the rest of the championship. ......( more )

Posted On:  01/08/2013 09:10:11

Day two of racing was quite similar to the day before but in reverse order with the weather and the groups on the water. The day started sunny with light breezes and the competition started for the girls in nice 12 knot planing conditions. ......( more )

Posted On:  30/07/2013 09:04:14

Something for everyone on day 1. After a thunderstorm during the night, the day dawned grey, damp and a little bit cold but by the end it turned out to be a beautiful day in Sopot. Conditions started light with 6 to 8 knots but ramped up to 12-14 knots with gusts up to 20 plus knots......( more )

RSOne Worlds - Breaking News
Posted On:  30/07/2013 08:52:13

In less than 13 days, the RS:One 2013 world championships will delight the best racers from the planet at the possible 2020 Olympic Istanbul venue. Breaking news, a 5000 US prize money has been granted by sponsors. Haven't you confirmed your entry yet? Hurry up!

Posted On:  27/07/2013 19:03:41

The best youth windsurfers from around the world are coming to Sopot. One of the biggest windsurfing clubs in Europe, SKZ Sopot, will host the future stars of windsurfing for the Ergo Hestia Cup - Techno 293 World Championships. This current youth olympic class will bring to Sopot more than 400 competitors from over 30 countries, 6 continents . . .

Posted On:  27/07/2013 17:54:10

Last weekend (18-20 July) the Formula Windsurfing European Cup came to Leba, Poland joining Slalom and SUP Racing at the Lotto Windsurfing Cup event. It's great to see international windsurfing coming back to Poland after a 3 year break after those huge AllegroCup events stopped happening.......( more )

Posted On:  14/07/2013 18:02:25

The final day was a challenging one with four races completed for both fleets, and a different winner for every race in the gold fleet - Gonzalo Costa Hoevel took the first, Casper Bouman the next one, Sebasian Koerdel the third and Janis Preiss the fourth ......( more )

Posted On:  11/07/2013 05:33:56

On the penultimate day, the breeze came in mid afternoon with a nice steady 15 knots for two exciting races of the final series for gold and silver groups.  Arnon Dagan (ISR-1) took the first win with Steve Allen (AUS-0) taking the second.  ......( more )

Posted On:  10/07/2013 06:36:30

127 competitors representing 26 nations, 3 continents, including some top names are on the starting grid in Viganj, Croatia. 

2012 Champion Ross Williams said, "this place is perfect for formula with a good consistent wind in the afternoon. It's close to the shore for those watching and I'm looking forward to some good competitive races. ......( more )

Posted On:  08/07/2013 07:41:52

It has been a week of hard racing and mental prowess at the Crocodiles de L'Elorn Club in Brest. Near 300 competitors had gathered up here hoping to bring the European title home. ......( more )
Posted On:  07/07/2013 05:07:41

For the 4th day of racing, the dream combination of sunshine and wind delighted the competitors. With 10 to 12 knots, the race committee treated the fleets with three races.......( more )

Posted On:  06/07/2013 17:27:42

Today was the final day of the IFCA 2013 Junior, Youth & Masters Slalom World Championships in Alacati Bay organized by Cagla Kubat Windsurf Academy and Gorbon Sports Management. Adrenalin ran high with competitors fighting to earn their last points. ......( more )

Posted On:  06/07/2013 10:00:50

Day 4 started quite slow with a skippers meeting at 11:00 and the first possible start scheduled at 12:00. The wind was steadily building up while a new course was being set. ......( more )

Posted On:  06/07/2013 06:44:38

It was the first of the two finals' races day today in Brest, France and morale had to be strong to manage the time spent waiting for the wind. But as the sky cleared up and the wind shyly tried to build up, the announcements on the race village kept the same song as no steady wind entered the Bay of Brest today. ......( more )

Posted On:  05/07/2013 18:08:51

It has been a hard week of shifty winds and difficult weather conditions for the RSOne European Championships at the Crocodiles de L'Elorn Club in Brest. On the final afternoon the RS:One Men and Women enjoyed slightly stronger winds and France was awarded two more European champions.......( more )

Posted On:  05/07/2013 10:33:38

Rio 2016 Programme, 2018 Youth Olympic Games And IOC Presidential Elections - The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the 2013 Extraordinary IOC Session has concluded in Lausanne, Switzerland.......( more )

Posted On:  05/07/2013 07:04:32

The skippers meeting was held at 11:00am and a new course was set by the water crew. The wind was already blowing 18 knots from the right direction - 2 rounds of slalom racing was definitely on the cards. Plenty of speed, crashes, general recalls, winds gusting up to 26, even 30, knots made for spectacular racing and breathtakingly close fights to the finish in Alacati Bay.......( more )

Posted On:  04/07/2013 13:05:49

From 28th to 30th June 2013 windsurfing and kite boarding enthusiasts were welcomed to Estonia, Tallinn, Pirita beach. The NeilPryde Baltic Cup has been running for 15 years and once again proved a high level of professionalism in organizing the competition that this time hosted 92 participants from 7 countries. ......( more )

Posted On:  04/07/2013 08:31:45

The second day of the 2013 RS:X European Windsurfing Championships, the RS:X Open Youth European Windsurfing Championships and the RS:One European Championships has left many 249 sailors from 38 countries feeling dazed and confused.......( more )

Posted On:  03/07/2013 20:13:02

After 6 races Alec Herledan (FRA-919) and Hugo Mollard-Tanguy are both on 15 points at the top of the leaderboard, a clear 7 points ahead of their nearest rival, local club member, Maxime Abiven (FRA-235) with 22.......( more )

Posted On:  03/07/2013 18:31:27

The 2013 RS:X European Windsurfing Championships, the RS:X Open Youth European Windsurfing Championships and the RS:One European Championships kicked off day one in superb sailing conditions of 15-17 knots, ......( more )

Posted On:  02/07/2013 07:21:43

"The wind's gone mad and keeps shifting, the AP flag is up once again, the course is being re-arranged and masters heat 1 will restart" ... IFCA President Bruno said, "Never seen the wind so shifty and gusty in Alacati Bay . . . hope it gets better soon". Conditions remained tricky, gusting up to 25 knots, but finally the first heat was running and conditions were perfect! ......( more )

Posted On:  02/07/2013 06:08:09

The 2013 RS:X European Windsurfing Championships, the RS:X Open Youth European Windsurfing Championships and the RS:One European Championships will be organised in Brest, France by Les Crocodiles de L'Elorn in co-operation with the French Sailing Federation (Federation Française de Voile, FFV) and NeilPryde Bikes from the 30th June to 7th July.......( more )

Posted On:  01/07/2013 09:46:35

Following the success of last year's combined wave and slalom event in Brasil, the International Funboard Class Association (IFCA) has accepted an offer from the Peruvian Windsurfing Association to host the 2013 " JEEP" IFCA Slalom & Wave South American Championship. ......( more )

Posted On:  23/06/2013 07:01:46

The last skippers meeting of the event was held super early and the wind was already blowing nice and strong. A single and double elimination were scheduled and completed. French kid Sam Esteve had a great day but the tough windy and wavy conditions gave him a hard time to find his groove. ......( more )

Posted On:  21/06/2013 10:45:15

A tense day with teasing winds kept the competitors on standby throughout day three. A few attemps were made to start with the first round of the single elimination but the conditions never really improved. ......( more )

Posted On:  21/06/2013 10:07:43

This year's North Sea Cup Series Champions were decided at Wimereux, France. Four international classes were included in the mix - Formula, Raceboard, RS:X and Techno 293.......( more )

Posted On:  19/06/2013 06:20:19

The RS:One class powers on with the NeilPryde Racing Series in collaboration with the Extreme Sailing Series and in other organised independent events. ......( more )

Posted On:  15/06/2013 14:34:54

The Raceboard Youth and Masters World Championships have drawn to a close at Windsurfing Marina Julia, Monfalcone with just one more race on the final day, making a total of 6 races to count. ......( more )

Posted On:  12/06/2013 06:54:30

Day three of the Youth and Masters Worlds in Monfalcone dawned bright and sunny . . . and calm. However, the breeze kicked in during the afternoon enabling two races to be run, albeit in marginal planing conditions.......( more )

Posted On:  08/06/2013 09:58:50

The Federation Tunisienne de Voile (FTV) will be hosting the 2013 African Championships for Techno 293 and Raceboard classes in Port Yasmine, Hammamet, from 2nd to 7th September.......( more )

Posted On:  03/06/2013 16:50:08

You need to add this into your summer calendar!!!  Great multi discipline event will take place in Circolo surf Torbole this summer. Famous GARDA lake will host the Open Italian BIC Techno 293 OD championship 2013. 

Not only course racing but also slalom and long distance will be sailed during the event. Come and join 150 Italian riders.......( more )

2013 Lithuania Baltic Cup & Formula Windsurfing European Cup
Posted On:  01/06/2013 13:50:38

The forecast wasn't so promising, but the reality was way better. A challenging Lithuanian leg of the Neil Pryde Baltic Cup and Formula Windsurfing European Cup ended on Sunday 26 May in Svencele.  Read the full event report . . .  Results FW

AWT Santa Cruz Goya Windsurfing Festival
Posted On:  01/06/2013 12:27:12

The 2013 American Windsurfing Tour kicked off in style with an action-packed first day at the Santa Cruz Goya Windsurfing Festival held at Waddell Creek. The wind picked up by late morning enough to get the Amateur division under way and by mid-afternoon the swell built perfectly to get the Pros out showing their stuff. Later in the day Women, Masters and Grand Masters rounds were also held making for a great start for everyone. Let's look at some of the highlights . . .

Posted On:  23/05/2013 15:25:01

NeilPryde Racing Series is continuing its 2013 global tour with the first stopovers in Myanmar, Singapore, Qingdao and Pattaya.......( more )

Posted On:  21/05/2013 14:20:23

Many kids around the world join the biggest windsurfing class every day, but not all of them have an experienced coaches who can help them to learn. ......( more )

Posted On:  20/05/2013 15:49:17

One of the most successful event series in recent years has announced some developments that will see further growth of the sport in the Baltic region. The Baltic Cup Series consists of 3 events hosted in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. ......( more )

Posted On:  15/05/2013 10:13:52

In a sun- and action filled weekend, Kiri Thode defended his Freestyle title successfully and Taty Frans took the Slalom pro division with ease. 85 windsurfers from some of the world's best surf countries, Bonaire, Aruba and Curacao, competed in front of hundreds of spectators. ......( more )

Posted On:  12/05/2013 07:35:25

With three outstanding victories Gunnar Asmussen (GER-88, Patrik, North) from Flensburg is the new IFCA Slalom Men's World Champion. Vincent Langer (GER-122, Starboard, Severne) from Kiel, another German, clinched second place overall. In third place, the Dutchman Jordy Vonk (8.0 points) followed by the Dane Sebastian Kornum (13.0 points) in fourth. Maciej Rutkowski from Poland (14.0 points) completes the top five.......( more )

Posted On:  09/05/2013 05:38:07

On the third day the weather forecast came good with a southerly 5-6 blowing. In total, 63 participants were able to complete 2 slalom eliminations with perfect side shore wind. Flensburger Gunnar Asmussen (GER-88, Patrik, North) emerged as the clear winner of two races.......( more )

Posted On:  08/05/2013 14:48:41

64 participants from 14 countries are taking part in the IFCA Slalom World Championships 2013, from 8 to 12 May as part of the Rollei Summer Opening in Westerland on Sylt. Prize money of eur15,000.00 and the prestigious "IFCA Slalom World Champion 2013" title are at stake.......( more )

Posted On:  05/05/2013 16:12:49

After a 13 race series in the inaugural Azores Formula Windsurfing European Cup it was national champion Miguel Martinho (POR-5) who emerged victorious, just ahead of 2012 European Cup Champion Valentin Brault (FRA-823). Miguel was also declared European Masters Champion to round off a great start to the 2013 formula racing season. ......( more )

Posted On:  30/04/2013 17:42:27

Sunny skies greeted competitors and a long distance race was on the cards.  However, the promised wind failed to arrive, unstable in direction and strength, taunting the race committee who decided by mid afternoon that a BBQ provided by the organisers and sight seeing were far more favourable activities than hanging around waiting.  There is every reason to expect four races in good conditions on Saturday with a great forecast.......( more )

Posted On:  30/04/2013 16:48:08

From 12th to 18th August "The city where the wind is born", Liepaja, plays host to not only the Formula Windsurfing European Championships but also the IFCA Slalom Grand Prix. ......( more )

Posted On:  24/04/2013 11:49:10

Notices of Race for the 2013 RS:X European Windsurfing Championships and 2013 RS:X Open Youth European Windsurfing Championships to be held between June 30th and July 7th in Brest, have been published.......( more )

Posted On:  24/04/2013 11:44:25

A group of Portuguese windsurfers is aiming to connect all the Azores Islands, between Flores and Santa Maria.......( more )

Posted On:  24/04/2013 09:19:02

It was a big blue sky that welcomed competitors to the briefing for the last day of racing. With the prospect of weakening winds, the race committee sent the racers afloat at 10:30, hoping to run two rounds of light wind racing, oscillating between 7 and 13 knots. Very technical and tactical . ........ ( more )

Posted On:  19/04/2013 12:08:48

Organised by the Austrian Sailing Federation, Pannonia Sailing Days is a new, annual, Windsurfing Race Event that starts in 2013 with a big event. PSD are glad to host the World Championships for Formula Windsurfing Masters and Youth from 26th to 31st August. The venue will be the Bundesleistungszentrum Segeln, ......( more )

Posted On:  15/04/2013 10:06:11

The new T293 OD+ class, first presented as a concept at the Techno 293 Class 2012 AGM, will allow competitors aged 17+ to continue competing - for the new TECHNO CUP, which makes its debut at the 2013 T293 World Championships......( more )

Posted On:  05/04/2013 09:08:06

Les Crocodiles de L'Elorn will host the 2013 RS:One European Championships in Brest, France, from 1st to 7th July.......( more )

Posted On:  04/04/2013 17:53:44

Good news for the Formula Windsurfing scene! The FW Class have selected one of Germany's most prestigious events, the "Volvo Surf Cup", to put on the calendar of the FW European Cup. ......( more )

Posted On:  04/04/2013 12:25:36

The South American Championships for Techno and Raceboard took place on the waters of San Roque Lake, hosted by Club Nautico Cordoba, Argentina, from 28th March to 1st April, ......( more )

Posted On:  01/04/2013 11:44:13

10,000 eur prize money is up for grabs at the Azores Formula Windsurfing Festival  taking place 29th April to 5th May 2013 - Praia da Vitoria, Ilha Terceira, Azores, Portugal and the pre-entry discount deadline has been extended to 14 April! ......( more )

Posted On:  29/03/2013 16:07:22

Pre-Notice of race has been published for the IFCA Junior, Youth & Masters Slalom World Championships to be held from 1 to 6 July 2013 at the Cagla Kubat Windsurf Academy, Alacati, Turkey.......( more )

European Team Racing Championships
Posted On:  28/03/2013 10:02:06

We regret to inform you that the 2013 RS:X European Team Championships and 2013 Techno 293 European Team Championships scheduled for 13 until 19 May 2013 have been cancelled. Albaria Club

Posted On:  26/03/2013 10:36:40

The NeilPryde Racing Series continues its global tour with the first stopover in the heart of Singapore, in collaboration with the Extreme Sailing SeriesTM.......( more )

Posted On:  25/03/2013 20:24:49

The Raceboard and Techno 293 South American Championships, hosted by Club Nautico Cordoba, takes place from 28th March to 1st April. ......( more )

Posted On:  11/03/2013 10:41:47

The Notice of Race has now been published for the 2013 European Championships to be hosted in Eilat, Israel, at the home of so much associated with Israeli windsurfing.......( more )

Posted On:  07/03/2013 16:08:13

Great Britain's Nick Dempsey claimed his second Men's RS:X title in Buzios, Brazil whilst Lee Korzits (ISR) came into the final day having already taken the women's crown.......( more )

Posted On:  06/03/2013 15:55:44

A wide range of excellent conditions tested the sailors at the Techno 293 North American Championships at Merritt Island, Florida this past weekend (Feb 28-March 3). Strong teams from USA, Peru, and Mexico, in particular, were duking it out in the U17 and U15 age groups.......( more )

Posted On:  06/03/2013 11:10:45

The RS:X Worlds will end tomorrow in Buzios, Brazil, but the Israeli-Lee El Korsiz is already celebrating another title, the third in a row. With light winds, the Race Committee did only two of the three races scheduled for today and Lee won the first and was 18th in the second, which became her discard. With this result, she opens 21 points lead that secures her Gold medal.......( more )

Posted On:  05/03/2013 11:04:10

One day made all of the difference at the 2013 RS:X World Championship in Buzios, Brazil as new leaders emerged overthrowing the early front runners. ......( more )

Posted On:  04/03/2013 08:53:17

After five races and one discard, Greek Byron Kokkalanis leads the RS:X Worlds in Buzios.  The wind increases in Manguinhos beach and the sun shows up again.......( more )

Posted On:  02/03/2013 09:36:55

Results are in after the first day of racing:  women after R2 / men overall after Q2......( more )

Posted On:  25/02/2013 15:05:48

The first series of the Northeast Monsoon Grand Prix 2013 came to a rousing finish on Saturday, 16th February at Changi Beach Park. Much to the delight of the organisers, the regatta welcomed a whooping 50 participants - 39 windsurfers......( more )

Posted On:  25/02/2013 13:29:46

Club Bofor, Viganj, will host the 2013 'ESET NOD32 Antivirus' Formula Windsurfing World Championship, sponsored by NORT d.o.o, from 8th to 13th July.

The venue is well known to many racers, having hosted previous editions of the the Croatian Open Championships. This year's event is also a stop on the 2013 European Cup Tour.......( more )

Posted On:  15/02/2013 06:50:18

You've seen the videos, 90 minutes of techno action from 2012 now all available on one DVD!   Footage from the World Championships in Medemblik, Holland, the European Championships in Los Alcazares, Spain and the World Festival on the Beach in Mondello, Italy.......( more )

Posted On:  14/02/2013 16:15:51

The IFCA Slalom Worlds 2013 will take place in Westerland on the island Sylt (Germany) from May 8th to 12th. They are one of the highlights of the Rollei Summer Opening. In addition to the discipline slalom the event features also ......( more )

Posted On:  09/02/2013 07:30:27

We are delighted to invite you to the WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2013 in class RACEBOARD. The Czech Republic has the privilege of hosting this great event for the first time. The Czech Windsurfing Association has been carefully preparing the World Championship in cooperation with the hosting Yacht Club Dyje - Nove Mlyny and Rubio. ....( more )

Posted On:  08/02/2013 12:02:39

In its first active year, the ISAF-recognised RS:One Class allowed 495 racers to enjoy the Racing Series, European and World Championships. For 2013, we are pleased to announce a lot more new and exciting competitions and venues - a promising World Championships......( more )

Posted On:  06/02/2013 11:24:13

The Junior and Youth Freestyle World Championship return to Marseille and the 2013 Sosh Freestyle Cup.......( more )

Posted On:  04/02/2013 08:49:46

Despite the ballistic final day with no racing taking place, competitors at the 2013 Qantas Downunder Pro hit the Prizegiving Night at Benchmark Hotel in Hawks Nest with gusto and plenty of partying spirit as the winners of the event were crowned and the fantastic prizes from Qantas Airways were handed out. ......( more )

Posted On:  01/02/2013 12:46:22

Germany has won the pitch to host the IFCA Slalom World Championships 2013. This decision was reveiled today by the International Windsurfing Association (IWA) and the International Funboard Class Association (IFCA).The official Slalom World Championships will be incorporated in the Rollei Summer Opening......( more )

Posted On:  30/01/2013 09:30:24

5 races in building winds allowed the competitors for the Downunder Pro, Formula Windsurfing Oceanic & Australian Championships a chance to warmup during the Official Warmup Event before the Championships begin on Wednesday.......( more )

Posted On:  30/01/2013 08:55:50

10 of the world's best windsurfers from eight countries completed a demanding competition in Kerry, Ireland during the first mission of the Red Bull Storm Chase - the most-challenging windsurfing contest of all time. Despite recorded storm-force gusts of up to 74 knots ......( more )

Posted On:  28/01/2013 09:14:05

Ireland green-lighted! After 6 months of waiting the official GO for the first Mission of The Red Bull Storm Chase has finally been given. 10 of the world's best windsurfers and the crew ......( more )

Posted On:  25/01/2013 21:38:01

We are only a few days away from the highlight of the Australian Course Racing season: the Qantas http://www.downunderpro.com/

With over 70 competitors already registered, and windy conditions forecast, we should be in for some classic racing.........( more )

Posted On:  25/01/2013 19:51:04

Eight events have been confirmed for the 2013 European Cup Series. They include some established events, some new dates, some new venues.  It is possible that two more event organisers will join the tour - details will be published as soon as possible.......( more )

Posted On:  25/01/2013 17:36:50

The Notice of Race is now published for windsurfing's biggest annual class championship!  The 2013 ERGO HESTIA Techno 293 World Championship and Techno 293 Cup will take place between 27th July and 3rd August, hosted by Sopocki Klub Zeglarski (SKZ), in Sopot, Poland.......( more )

Posted On:  18/01/2013 13:00:28

The SIM 32nd Singapore Open Asian Windsurfing Championship concluded with Thailand's Sakda Sakulfaeng being crowned the 2013 Asian Formula Men's Champion and Philippines, Coveta Geyloard and Malaysia's Geh Cheow Lin clinching the 2013 RS:One Asian Men's Champion and 2013 RS:One Asian Women's Champion titles respectively. ......( more )

Posted On:  16/01/2013 10:06:23

The first day of the Lancelin Ocean Classic saw some spectacular windsurfing conditions ideal for the Wave competition with winds of 15 knots and 3m swell. ......( more )

Posted On:  16/01/2013 09:31:25

THE DAD of a top windsurfer who took his own life has appealed to others who are feeling down to get help. Professional windsurfer Mikey Clancy, 22, was discovered dead on Sunday 6 January - his devastated father Michael recalls his exceptional life.......( more )

New RRS -WCR - changes explained
Posted On:  16/01/2013 06:39:38

Andrus Poksi, ISAF IJ from Estonia, has very kindly put together this short summary of changes to WCR in the RRS 2013-2016 edition.  Kamen Fillyov is finalising a 2013-2016 specialist edition of the Windsurfing Competition Rules - available soon.

Posted On:  15/01/2013 16:59:23

ISAF have announced the line up for Committees for the next 4 years.

There are eleven new faces on the 18 person Windsurfing & Kiteboarding Committee (W&KC).......( more )

Posted On:  11/01/2013 10:44:23

The beautiful island of Terceira in the Azores Archipelago will play host to the 2013 European Formula Windsurfing Festival.  The event scheduled for 29th April to 5th May will include a round of the 2013 FW European Cup and the Junior, Youth & Masters European Championship. ......( more )

Posted On:  10/01/2013 12:04:29

The 27th Calema Midwinters Windsurfing Festival, including the 2013 Techno 293 North Americans Championships will take place Merritt Island, Florida, USA, from 28th February to 3rd March.......( more )

Posted On:  06/01/2013 12:18:18

A truly multiclass event is set to kick off from 16th to 20th January 2013 at the National Service Resort & Country Club Sea Sports Centre, Singapore.  Open Windsurfing Classes include RS:X, Techno 293, Raceboard and IFCA Slalom.  This event will also declare Asian Men and Women's Champion titles in Formula Windsurfing and RS:One.......( more )

Posted On:  02/01/2013 18:02:44

CLASSES:  FORMULA CLASS (international class rules), OPEN FORMULA (open formula class, all custom boards are welcome); RSX, KONA, TECHNO 293, LONG BOARD (OPEN)......( more )

Posted On:  02/01/2013 14:18:46

Venue: Luderitz, Namibia.......( more )

Posted On:  27/12/2012 10:13:57

The year 2012 has been in many ways a momentous one for sailing. The Olympic regatta was contested at Portland, which was also the birth-place of speed sailing and of the WSSRC......( more )

Posted On:  24/12/2012 09:33:07

Congratulations to Paulo Dos Reis (BRA 3333) who takes the title of 2012 Formula Experience World Champion. FE Masters Champion is Marcello Morrone (BRA 3), FE Youth Champion is Gabriel Bastos (BRA 127), FE Women's Champion is Bruna Mello (BRA 49) and Alessio Botteri (PER 20) is the undisputed FE Junior Champion.......( more )

Posted On:  22/12/2012 08:23:33

Today has brought new challenges, with much less wind than the first two days, and a chance for light wind specialists to perform. We have seen three races, hotly contested from start to finish at the highest competitive level.......( more )

Posted On:  21/12/2012 09:31:19

On day two of the Paracas World Championships 4 more races - two in winds stronger than the day before. ......( more )

Posted On:  20/12/2012 12:08:45

Today has been amazing! Four races in great wind conditions - between 17 and 22 knots for the first two races, 20 to 26 knots for the second two. Plenty of adrenalin ......( more )

Posted On:  19/12/2012 09:50:46

A warm Peruvian welcome has been extended to competitors from all over the world at the Paracas Worlds.  Nearly 50 competitors, all geared up ready to go, took part in the first practice race held on Monday afternoon in around 20 knots. ......( more )

Posted On:  18/12/2012 11:41:37

The Jaguar NeilPryde Racing Series finished the year in style, at the Rio de Janeiro Extreme Sailing SeriesTM event. Sixty windsurfers from Brazil and France competed on the universal, one-design RS:One, an ISAF-approved class.......( more )

Posted On:  17/12/2012 10:46:15

Putting Windsurfing on UK national BBC tv. Zara talking about Her Womens World Speed record in Luderitz Namibia.

Posted On:  15/12/2012 16:37:07

Three races on the last day of the 2012 RS:ONE World Championships - and three new champions, all decided on the final race of the day! ......( more )

Posted On:  13/12/2012 09:48:17

3 more races despite a postponement until 1400 as rain and very light variable winds delayed action on day 4. ......( more )

Posted On:  11/12/2012 06:37:30

Shorter races close to the shore, with the finish line just off the beach was the order of the day.......( more )

Posted On:  07/12/2012 11:50:26

Notices of Race are being published for 2013.  The Downunder Pro at Hawks Nest will host the Oceanic Championships for Techno 293, Raceboard at the end of January followed by the Formula Windsurfing Oceanics.  If you are looking to get some training in why not enter Heat 5 of NSW Windsurfing at the same venue from 26th/27th January.  ......( more )

Posted On:  02/12/2012 16:30:01

The annual competition held on the man made canal in Namibia has come to a close for another year.

After so many records were broken many riders were hopeful that the last Thursday would deliver more wind that would enable the speeds to be pushed a little further, but unfortunately it was not to be. ......( more )

Posted On:  30/11/2012 14:27:17

Once again the Downunder Pro returns to Hawks Nest, in New South Wales, Australia.  The event will host the continental (Oceanic) championships for 3 classes - Formula, Raceboard and Techno 293.......( more )

Posted On:  28/11/2012 11:49:00

The 2013 Raceboard World Championship is set to be hosted from September 2nd through September 7th on Nove Mlyny lake at Yacht Club Dyje, Czech Republic.......( more )

Posted On:  24/11/2012 11:15:20

Levi lenz wins The South American Wave Championship and Wilhelm Schurmann wins The South American Slalom Championship. ......( more )

Posted On:  23/11/2012 09:12:02

On day nine of the competition in Luderitz the competitors were treated to winds between 40 and 45knots, another great day on the canal and many sailors more than took advantage.  None more so than Antoine Albeau, who increased the record time and again, finally resting at 52.05knots at the end of the day.......( more )

Posted On:  19/11/2012 11:57:37

On Saturday 17th more records were broken as the riders in Ludertiz were treated to more fantastic conditions on the canal. 5 windsurfers over 50 knots and Zara Davis took the women's world record up to 45.83knots.

Posted On:  19/11/2012 10:13:07

Update Saturday 24 November - "blown away, 65 knots+" From the Vestas Sailrocket 2 team in Namibia on Saturday:

Well the big forecast is playing out. It's 1017 here and the wind is already in. Our little corner of the Walvis Bay Yacht Club is buzzing as we prepare for the big day that we know lies ahead.  ......( more )

Posted On:  14/11/2012 08:41:11

Both Antoine Albeau and Anders Bringdal broke the 'Holy Grail' half century threshold at the man-made channel in Luderitz, Namibia.......( more )

Posted On:  12/11/2012 09:53:27

After three days of meetings, the ISAF Annual Conference drew to a close Saturday as the final decisions affecting the sport moving forward were made. ......( more )

Posted On:  12/11/2012 09:51:11

The election for the President and seven Vice Presidents of ISAF resulted in Carlos Croce (ITA) being elected in the second round after Australia's David Kellett was dropped out, ......( more )

Posted On:  08/11/2012 08:38:17

Less than 6 weeks until the start of the Paracas Worlds 2012, taking place 17 to 22 December in the most stunning location - Paracas Bay, Peru!......( more )

Posted On:  07/11/2012 09:18:08

Footage from the event

Zara Davis update . . . Not as windy overall as the 7th but some of the gusts were strong and if you could get on in front of one, then you could go quicker. ......( more )

Posted On:  07/11/2012 08:50:37

The winds returned and the freestyle action could continue on the final day of the 2012 IFCA European Freestyle Championships. Finally the Youths finals between Yentel Caers and Rafael de Windt could be completed as the first heat of that day. ......( more )

Posted On:  07/11/2012 08:48:39

The prize giving ceremony at Weymouth would not only announce the event winner for the Centaur King of the Wind, but also the overall 2012 European Champion. ......( more )

Posted On:  05/11/2012 20:57:07

Bonfire night, a massive firework display, a spectacular tow in show with the pros and an Austrian champion. ......( more )

Posted On:  03/11/2012 12:40:57

What a phenomenal 5 days of contest here at the AWT final tour stop at Ho'okipa Maui! Everyone was in agreement that there hadn't been a competition like it at Ho'okipa for a very long time. The biggest names in windsurfing from back in the day put up a fierce fight and an epic show against some of the top new names in the sport.......( more )

Posted On:  03/11/2012 12:37:47

Day 5 - Another waiting day with warmer temperatures and again lots of activities.

A bike tour was organized by Adrenalina mountain bike team a local biking association which took us on a approx 16km beautiful ride through the Nature Park of Kamenjak. ......( more )

Posted On:  31/10/2012 09:35:03

The second day of the event started off with a lot of excitement with shaking threes since the early mornings. The skippers meeting was held at 10am with the first possible start set for 11am.......( more )

Posted On:  27/10/2012 17:34:18

What a difference a day made as the wind returned to the lighter conditions of the first three days of the championships.......( more )

Posted On:  26/10/2012 21:52:49

A deceptively calm and misty start to Day 4 but the wind forecast came true and excellent races were run in 20-25 knots! ......( more )

Posted On:  26/10/2012 19:13:27

Rio de Janeiro, the 'cidade maravilhosa' (marvellous city) will provide a fitting finale for the Jaguar NeilPryde Racing Series in collaboration with the Extreme Sailing Series.......( more )

Posted On:  26/10/2012 18:54:21

The Jaguar NeilPryde Racing Series was in Nice last weekend for its first French stopover. Twenty five windsurfers from Italy and France competed on the universal one-design RS:One, an ISAF-approved class. The triple RS:x world champion and silver Olympic games medalist Julien Bontemps was also part of the guest list.......( more )

Posted On:  26/10/2012 11:11:24

A good day's racing in Los Alcazares - two races for all the techno fleets today, racing on two courses, and three races for the Raceboard fleet.......( more )

Posted On:  25/10/2012 17:00:48

It was late in the day when the gradient wind kicked in sufficiently to start a race - 5/6 knots - building to 8/9 briefly before dropping - and not possible to start a second race.......( more )

Posted On:  23/10/2012 07:15:01

A fairly laid-back start to the European Championships in Los Alcazares as the wind was late arriving but, when it did finally put in an appearance after lunch, two very good races were run in 8 to 10 knots for all fleets. ......( more )

FW AGM Minutes Published
Posted On:  22/10/2012 10:33:29

Minutes are now published for the 2012 AGM held in Conil, Spain.  See also the Voting Results paper for details of voting - how many voted yes or no!  A detailed commentary on the meeting will be published later.

Posted On:  20/10/2012 07:14:53

The sun returned for the final day in Conil and by late morning the wind could be seen arriving over the sea.  First start was scheduled for 12.30 and the Race Committee were on station in front of the restaurant ......( more )

Posted On:  17/10/2012 09:11:16

A new windsurfing competition has set sails to achieve the impossible: Red Bull Storm Chase wants to hunt down three of this year's biggest storms and find the champion in storm windsurfing in fierce duels man vs. man vs. nature. A task that demands extra-smart logistics. ......( more )

Posted On:  17/10/2012 08:35:37

A nice wind forecast for a long distance race heralded Day Three of racing.  This race, approximately 4 miles each way, would count as two races and a challenging shorebreak had to be negotiated before getting to the start line.  ......( more )

Posted On:  16/10/2012 16:44:10

The 2012 FE South American Championship was contested in Salvador, at Porto da Barra beach.  Four days of competition, each one showing different conditions of wind and tide, requiring good technique, tactics and fitness from all sailors.......( more )

Posted On:  16/10/2012 14:19:45

The 40th Anniversary of Weymouth Speed Week was the host to the final round of the European Speed Tour. Light winds for the first few days but they built towards the end of the week.......( more )

Posted On:  14/10/2012 10:21:43

The 3rd day started with a 12 Km SUP race valid for the state circuit. Paulo dos Reis competed finishing almost 5 minutes ahead of the second place. After 1 hour, the Brazilian super-athlete was there to race the 3 valid Formula Experience races of the day.......( more )

Posted On:  09/10/2012 05:41:32

Do you think summer is over? Think again! Best junior windsurfers are coming to Los Alcazares, Spain to fight for the European tittles in the biggest windsurfing class today. Don't miss the action!!!

Posted On:  08/10/2012 06:40:11

No other Brazilian State offers such a diverse range of landscapes as Ceara. Beaches, the hinterlands, mountain ranges and historical cities blend together to form one of the most beautiful landscapes in Brazil. ......( more )

Posted On:  02/10/2012 11:55:38

The Walvis Bay Speedweek wrapped up with the prize giving ceremony on Saturday 29 September after a highly successful event.......( more )

Formula Windsurfing Class AGM
Posted On:  30/09/2012 13:14:22

The Class AGM, originally scheduled to take place during the FW Worlds Latvia, will take place during the evening of Thursday 18th October in Conil, Spain, during the Women, Youth & Masters European Championship - Agenda

Posted On:  29/09/2012 11:21:29

Round 6 of the Jaguar Neil Pryde Racing Series took place in Torbole, on 22 and 23 September at the Circolo Surf Torbole in glorious sunshine. ......( more )

Posted On:  26/09/2012 14:07:46

The Official Program of the event has been published. Register before the 2nd of October to claim your 30 euro discount! ......( more )

Posted On:  25/09/2012 15:08:26

The agendas, supporting papers and submissions which will be discussed at the 2012 ISAF Annual Conference in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland this November have been published online on the ISAF Meetings microsite.......( more )

Posted On:  25/09/2012 12:45:17

We kindly invite you to the season's last big event in Latvia for Techno 293 and Raceboard racers - 2012 BALTIC CUP!  From 28th until 30th of September in Riga's lake Kisezers ......( more )

Posted On:  25/09/2012 12:17:38

The 2012 Formula Windsurfing Open Balkan Championship was organised by the Hellenic Formula Windsurfing Association and the Nautical Club of Hellenic Seas, under the auspices of the Hellenic Sailing Federation.  ......( more )

Posted On:  22/09/2012 12:31:26

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has published the qualification system for the sailing competition at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games.......( more )

Posted On:  17/09/2012 12:39:46

From the 10th to the 15th of December 2012 the beautiful island of Boracay will play host to the inaugural world championships of the RS:One Class.......( more )

Posted On:  13/09/2012 10:36:43

On the final day at the Go!Globo Slalom World Championships on Paros, there seemed to be more wind than forecast, and an early start to racing was anticipated.......( more )

Posted On:  12/09/2012 11:31:51

Red Bull Storm Chase is the toughest windsurfing contest of all time. To guarantee maximum safety in raging conditions Red Bull Storm Chase will provide an outstanding safety standard: ......( more )

Posted On:  10/09/2012 12:23:36

Since 2007 records have been smashed successively, performances have increased tremendously and the Luderitz Speed Challenge has become a major event with major media impact. ......( more )

Posted On:  10/09/2012 09:27:12

Despite having worked on the event during the whole summer, the organization staff of the upcoming European Funboard Expression (EFE) is now working harder to welcome, at the end of October in Six Fours, a great bunch of the best European freestylers. ......( more )

Posted On:  08/09/2012 09:48:21

The National Windsurfing Festival, the biggest windsurfing event in the UK, with its unique non-intimidating format designed purely for the free-ride sailor, took place on Hayling Island 7th-8th and 9th Sept 2012. 

Results......( more )

Posted On:  06/09/2012 12:30:27

Mana Mana East Coast brings the 2012 edition of the Mana Mana AMSLAM Windsurfing Championships to the shores of Singapore over 22nd & 23rd September.......( more )

Posted On:  05/09/2012 11:19:55

NeilPryde Racing Series and Jaguar are delighted to announce their first European independent event in the city of Torbole, Italy on the 22nd and 23rd of September.......( more )

Posted On:  05/09/2012 10:27:16

The Jaguar NeilPryde Racing Series played out last weekend at the Cardiff Extreme Sailing SeriesTM stop over. Thirty windsurfers from across United Kingdom competed on the universal one-design RS:One, an ISAF-approved class.......( more )

Posted On:  03/09/2012 16:23:46

The 2012 IFCA Freestyle European Championship for Pro Kids, Junior & Youth is set to kick off on 30th October running to 4thNovember 2012 at an amazing venue - Premantura, Cape Kamenjak, Skoljic Bay, Croatia.......( more )

Posted On:  02/09/2012 11:42:58

A great headline sponsor - Globo PLC - has come on board for the IFCA Slalom Worlds, starting on 10th September at Paros, and the Poseidon, a 5* hotel on the beach, is offering accommodation at 25 euros per person (50% off!). And there's more: ......( more )

Posted On:  02/09/2012 07:39:51

Dear windsurf fan,
 
Question: How do we get Windsurfing back into the olympic games?......( more )

Posted On:  01/09/2012 08:12:36

Weymouth Speed Week is the oldest and longest-running speed sailing event in the world. Held annually since 1972, it has challenged sailors of a wide variety of wind-powered craft to sail as fast as they can over a distance of 500m. A competitor's speed is recorded as the average speed over that distance.......( more )

Posted On:  30/08/2012 06:36:50

On the sixth and final day of the championship the sun shone and hopes were high for two back to back races for the youths and one more for the masters in a 15 knot northerly breeze.  ......( more )

Posted On:  24/08/2012 21:27:52

5 to 6 knots of wind greeted the competitors on the final day of competition with the prospect of 1 or 2 hours minimum wind before losing it altogether.  ......( more )

Posted On:  24/08/2012 11:35:21

Just over two weeks until the start of the SUNWIND PAROS IFCA SLALOM WORLDS taking place 10-15 September at the Sun Wind Surf Club, Golden Beach, Paros, Greece. Get those entries in!! ......( more )

Posted On:  23/08/2012 13:36:00

Racing Day Three in Liepaja promised "windy and onshore" which would make for extremely challenging formula conditions, perhaps like the final day of the 2011 Europeans. ......( more )

Posted On:  23/08/2012 10:44:25

After a full set of 15 great championship races over 5 days, in a variety of wind conditions, Alex Buchau (ESP 36) is victorious in the Raceboard Masters Fleet,......( more )

Posted On:  23/08/2012 10:28:13

On the final day of racing, and the end of a fantastic Championship, Antonio Bonet (ESP 70) is the boys 2012 Techno 293 Youth World Champion. ......( more )

Posted On:  18/08/2012 07:19:37

Excitement builds at the Techno Worlds as the first competition rounds have been completed, scores have been added up, the worst result discarded, and competitors now race the final round in Gold and Silver groups.......( more )

Posted On:  18/08/2012 07:16:28

Olympic superstars from past and present met the future stars of windsurfing in Medemblik today. Gold medalist Stephan van den Berg ( Los Angeles 1984 ) and Dorian van Rijsselberghe (London 2012)......( more )

Posted On:  16/08/2012 11:57:52

It didn't quite meet the expectations of "Super Wednesday" with yesterday's prediction of 16-26 knots but, after a morning averaging 10-15 knots, gusts of up to 24 knots were recorded in the afternoon ......( more )

Posted On:  14/08/2012 07:35:16

Championship racing has begun in Medemblik on "warm up Tuesday" in sunshine and light winds. The aim was to have 3 races for each of the Techno fleets, giving everyone plenty of time to rest in between - some 30 races in one day for the organisers to manage! ......( more )

Posted On:  11/08/2012 12:53:37

Notice of Race has been published for the 2012 SUN WIND PAROS IFCA SLALOM WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP which will take place from 10th to 15th September 2012 at the Sun Wind Surf Club, Golden Beach, Paros, Greece. ......( more )

Posted On:  08/08/2012 14:40:36

Notice of Race has now been published for the Formula Experience South American Championships in Brazil from 11-14 October 2012.......( more )

Posted On:  03/08/2012 19:25:41

The first RS:One European Championships concluded last Tuesday in Sopot, Poland. 

Courses were set inside the Sopot Bay in the Baltic sea, just meters from the beach, providing a unique spectator experience and allowing for some exciting close-quarter competition on the water.......( more )

Posted On:  02/08/2012 19:10:34

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has been notified of a legal challenge by the International RS:X Class Association Ltd to the decision taken at the ISAF Council meeting in May 2012 to select Kiteboarding for the Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition.......( more )

Posted On:  23/07/2012 17:15:16

The famous Cardiff bay will provide a superb natural backdrop and sporting arena as the RS:One racers do battle on 1st & 2nd September before the gathered crowds and the historic bayside landmark architecture such as the National Assembly and the world famous Millenium Centre.......( more )

Posted On:  23/07/2012 16:59:39

The Myanmar Yachting Federation is currently looking for a professional windsurfing coach (racing) to train our country's national squad. ......( more )

Posted On:  20/07/2012 09:45:51

Perfect conditions on the bay with famous golden gate bridge as a background, the North American championship in formula windsurfing and kite course racing the new olympic discipline.  Follow the action on the FW Class website

Posted On:  19/07/2012 09:08:03

MEDEMBLIK will be the world capital of windsurfing in August. Where is Medemblik and why it will be a world capital of windsurfing? Why this championship aims to rewrite the windsurfing history again? Find out more in the championship trailer ...

Posted On:  18/07/2012 06:36:57

In order to meet the needs of the end user, we have effectively created two sites - a business site and a 'fan site'. The business site has improved the accessibility of the key ISAF information and documents whilst the 'fan site' enables us to sell the fantastic imagery and media output of our sport.......( more )

Posted On:  14/07/2012 10:56:16

There was no chance of running a third complete round for the masters so winner of round 2, Andrea Rosati (ITA 0) becomes 2012 Masters Slalom Champion because ". . . ......( more )

Posted On:  12/07/2012 14:44:26

The NeilPryde Racing Series played out last Sunday at the Porto Extreme Sailing SeriesTM stop over. Forty seven windsurfers from Portugal competed with the universal one-design RS:One, an ISAF-approved class.......( more )

Posted On:  11/07/2012 14:28:29

 After skippers meeting the wind was slow to build on Thursday. The girls were able to complete their round. Emilie Lallement (FRA 494) is now at the top of the leaderhoard, Andrea Vanhoorne (BEL 26) second and Lisa El Mouahidine (FRA 931) third. ......( more )

Posted On:  11/07/2012 09:06:32

Local knowledge goes a long way after you've been sailing the same course since 1978.

"It was a good advantage to be screwed before," noted Chip Wasson who's the only sailor to have won the event on a windsurfer and also a kite board. ......( more )

Posted On:  11/07/2012 08:54:38

Probably the fastest ever top speed achieved on a strapless 12'6" SUP board, of 34.43 knots peak speed?  Speed sailor Craig "Spotty" Spottiswood from Australia gives us the insight on this fun achievement and he also got done a nice little video on his speed experiment.......( more )

Posted On:  09/07/2012 06:03:58

Lega Navale di Marsala, Sicily, hosted this year's Italian Championships for T293.
116 competitors, from all over Italy, registered in 5 fleets: under 17, under 15, under 13, "new kids" and Open.......( more )

Posted On:  04/07/2012 15:24:09

NeilPryde are offering free charter of RSOne at two upcoming championships:......( more )

Posted On:  03/07/2012 12:48:06

Decide who you want to see tackle in the fiercest challenge against the elements. Just visit http://www.redbullstormchase.com/ and vote for your favorite sailors before July 15th.......( more )

Posted On:  03/07/2012 12:23:59

Yesterday (Sunday 1 July) ended NeilPryde Baltic and European Formula Windsurfing European Cup in Tallinn, Estonia. Over the weekend a total 90 competitors from 8 different countries competed.......( more )

Posted On:  26/06/2012 14:02:46

Already 20 countries are represented on the pre-entry list for the IFCA Junior, Youth and Masters Slalom Worlds, taking place at the world renowned Circolo Surf Torbole on the shores of beautiful Lake Garda, Italy from 9th to 14th July.......( more )

Posted On:  26/06/2012 12:20:59

Dates for Class and IWA 2012 AGM's have been set up as follows:......( more )

Posted On:  25/06/2012 07:06:49

Day 5, the final day of the the Sosh Freestyle cup / 2012 IFCA Pro Kids, Junior, Youth Freestyle World Championships presented by SONY.......( more )

Posted On:  21/06/2012 19:27:06

The windsurfing event in the 2012 Asian Beach Games has come to a conclusion with GOLD medals in the Mens and Womens events for China.......( more )

Posted On:  20/06/2012 12:05:14

"Jim Drake changed the lives of millions of people and will continue to do so."


 

Posted On:  20/06/2012 10:31:29

Bright skies and steaming temperatures on the second day of the Sosh Freestyle cup / 2012 IFCA Pro Kids, Junior, Youth Freestyle World Championships. After the skippers meeting a group picture was taken on the beach in front the event site. ......( more )

Posted On:  15/06/2012 09:06:26

Racing at the Raceboard Worlds is over. Final results are in.

After a long postponement it was only possible to do one race on the final day......( more )

Posted On:  14/06/2012 06:10:48

The NeilPryde Racing Series concluded last Sunday at the Istanbul Extreme Sailing SeriesTM stop-over. 98 windsurfers from Turkey competed with the universal, one-design RS:One, an ISAF-approved class.......( more )

Posted On:  10/06/2012 08:51:07

At close of registration 46 competitors had registered. In addition to the strong Finnish contingent, there are competitors from 10 countries representing 4 continents, including representatives from Japan, Argentina and Australia.......( more )

Posted On:  03/06/2012 09:49:30

Have you made your plans yet to attend the third annual running of the Pistol River Wave Bash on June 14-17, 2012? This year Naish has stepped up as the presenting sponsor and with 60 competitors already registered we're expecting it to be the best one yet.

Posted On:  03/06/2012 06:45:52

The Techno 293 OD Class Association & BIC Sport met with great surprise the decision of the ISAF Council to replace the sport of windurfing with kiteboarding at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil .......( more )

Posted On:  02/06/2012 06:48:13

Paracas Bay, Paracas, in Peru will be the venue of the 2012 World Championships from 17th to 22nd December.......( more )

Posted On:  01/06/2012 09:17:54

From 25th to 27th May the first round of the 2012 NeilPryde Baltic Cup took place on the Curonian Lagoon, Kintai in Lithuania. ......( more )

Posted On:  30/05/2012 10:09:31

Here are the highlights from the third BIC Techno European team championships held in Mondello, Sicily, May 2012.

FINAL EVENT REPORT - IN ITALIAN

Posted On:  27/05/2012 14:16:06

The IFCA Slalom World Championships for women and the European Championships for men 2012 saw some more action on the water on the fourth and final day of the competition in Roses, Catalunya, Spain. ......( more )

Posted On:  23/05/2012 18:23:00

Day Three - There's really nothing in the points between the top three men. After three rounds, it is Matteo Iachino ITA 140 who is at the top of the leaderboard ......( more )

Posted On:  23/05/2012 18:06:38

The 2012 Open Dutch National Championships for Techno293 have come to an end. Isis Hoekstra (NED-260) and Dominik Woelk (GER-624) are the new Dutch National Champions respectively in the Techno293 Girls and Boys divisions. ......( more )

Posted On:  19/05/2012 11:07:22

The Final Day - A beautiful sunny morning in Westerland, Sylt, but only light and patchy wind hovering between 4-8 knots. Competitors were on hold for the morning but at 13.35, with no prospect of racing, Ross Williams (GBR 83) was declared European Champion. ......( more )

Posted On:  18/05/2012 05:46:39

Day Two - At 15:10 with 12-14 knots from the west, low tide and onshore, AP came down - 20 minutes to the warning signal for race 1 of the 2012 Championship.  ......( more )

Posted On:  17/05/2012 11:47:07

The RYA as a governing body, do a lot more for the sport than many of us realise. Here on Boards, they explain exactly what they do and how they support every level of windsurfer.

Posted On:  17/05/2012 06:30:23

Why did the windsurfing got out of the olympics? Maybe because we forgot about the golden 50/50 rule.  Organizers here in Mondello remember it well that is why people love to come over and over again .... ......( more )

Posted On:  14/05/2012 08:36:54

After its first successful stop-over in Pattaya, the NeilPryde Racing Series will go to the heart of Istanbul together with the prestigious Extreme Sailing SeriesTM on the 9th and 10th June.......( more )

Posted On:  14/05/2012 06:25:03

The 2012 Formula Windsurfing North American Championship will take place from 18-22 July in San Francisco.  Physically beautiful and naturally demanding, the Bay provides the racer with the ultimate in wind and weather conditions ......( more )

FW Europeans, Sylt
Posted On:  11/05/2012 08:59:24

Just five days to the start of the FW European Championships in Sylt, Germany!  Full coverage here

EVENT POSTER / EVENT PROGRAMME

Posted On:  09/05/2012 16:54:02

The NeilPryde Racing Series concluded yesterday at the Top of the Gulf Regatta in Pattaya, Thailand. Twenty-two windsurfers from four countries competed in the universal one-design RS:One, an ISAF-approved class. ......( more )

Posted On:  07/05/2012 10:57:49

A fight to overturn a decision to kick windsurfing out of the Olympic Games in 2016 has been promised by the windsurfers themselves as kiteboarding has been given the two medal events.......( more )

Posted On:  07/05/2012 10:49:17

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has confirmed the final event and equipment selections for the Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition.  The ISAF Council voted that Kiteboarding will replace windsurfing for the men's and women's board events......( more )

Posted On:  02/05/2012 13:20:09

3 fat storms above 10 Beaufort, 10 sailors, and the entire planet as a stage. These are the breathtaking ingredients for the most-challenging windsurfing contest of all time. From now on ......( more )

Posted On:  01/05/2012 08:49:55

"Fresh and Fun, showing the way forward for schools windsurfing for the future!"......( more )

Posted On:  27/04/2012 07:00:08

The foundation Dutch Youth Regatta and Dutch Techno293 class organisation are happy to announce that the entry limitations for the Open Dutch National Championships for the Techno293 class have been increased.......( more )

2012 NeilPryde Racing Series Tour
Posted On:  26/04/2012 09:14:32

The NeilPryde Racing Series will start the 2012 world tour in Pattaya, Thailand on the 5th and 6th May.  Check out these links - Notice of Race (NOR) - NeilPryde Racing Series General Rules (NPRSGR) - Entry form.

Posted On:  19/04/2012 15:19:16

As a new Championship season begins, ahead of the Team Racing Championships in Mondello, the World Championships in Medemblik and the Europeans in Los Alcazares and hundreds of T293 regattas around the world, this is the video that viewers will want to watch more than once!

Posted On:  18/04/2012 16:07:11

Two intrepid Frenchmen will attempt to follow in the footsteps of the legendary Arnaud de Rosnay and complete the first-ever windsurf crossing of the Bering Straights, from Alaska to Siberia, in summer 2012.......( more )

Posted On:  18/04/2012 16:04:33

With the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic sailing regattas taking place at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy this summer it would be all too easy for the rest of Britain's sailing community to feel unconnected from events unfolding on the south coast.

Posted On:  18/04/2012 14:46:50
10th to 15th December 2012 - Boracay, Philippines

Are you looking for an escape to paradise?  Close your eyes and imagine a perfect tropical island in the middle of the Pacific with miles of white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and off shore breeze up to 20 knots…......( more )

Posted On:  18/04/2012 14:38:02

The RS:One Class is delighted to announce its first European Championships to be held in Sopot, Poland from 21st to 24th July 2012.......( more )

Posted On:  18/04/2012 14:32:20

After the successful inaugural year, NeilPryde Racing Series will start the 2012 world tour in Pattaya, Thailand on the 5th and 6th May and will provide a spectacular display of close-quarter racing at Ocean Marina during the Top of the Gulf Regatta, Asia's largest sailing regatta.......( more )

Posted On:  18/04/2012 14:17:53

The 2012 season of the Formula Experience One Design class started very well in Brasil. The first stop of the national circuit was in Sao Paulo, organized by Tempo Wind Clube and with many states from Brazil represented.......( more )

Posted On:  09/04/2012 14:04:31

It was a great South Americans with close to 40 competitors from Chile, Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil, and Mendoza once again proved to be a fantastic spot where the wind has never failed yet on a formula competition. With 12 out of 15 races to count, Gonzalo Costa Hoevel took the title with 12 bullets!  ......( more )

Posted On:  07/04/2012 16:22:35

Schedule change, entry fee discount, travel & accommodation news.......( more )

Posted On:  05/04/2012 07:06:46

This will be a recognised event by the ISWC and the winners will be awarded the title African Speed Windsurfing Champions.  The event is being staged by the legendary Hennie Bredenkamp and will run from the 23rd to the 29th of September.......( more )

Posted On:  04/04/2012 13:07:53

The dates of the 2012 Luderitz Speed Challenge have been confirmed and registration opened.  Scheduled to run from the 5th November until the 2nd December, the 2012 Luderitz World Speed Sailing attempt is set to be better than ever before.......( more )

Curacao Challenge 2012
Posted On:  31/03/2012 12:48:56

The 4th edition of the Curacao Challenge will be held on the 17-18-19-20 of May 2012! The event is open for registration. Register before 1 May to receive the Early Bird Discount rate! For more information about the the event and to register go to the event website.

Posted On:  28/03/2012 09:25:33

Get sailing, filming, voting and ready to compete on the newly launched Free World Sport (FWS) online sports event platform.

Posted On:  28/03/2012 09:06:50

8 countries - 8 great venues - 8 experienced event organisers - the new 2012 Formula Windsurfing European Cup Tour.......( more )

Posted On:  25/03/2012 14:53:46

We pleased to announce that the event website has been updated with new items and new logo!! Check out accommodation information and find out more about the location. On-line entry will be available soon but meanwhile notice of race is here.

Posted On:  22/03/2012 08:41:37

The UK Team15 initiative has been one of the biggest and most successful projects our sport has seen and still growing strong. You can find out about all the successes, opportunities and how not to miss out HERE

Posted On:  09/03/2012 18:12:38

The Los Alcazares Junior, Youth & Masters European Championship will take place on the Mar Menor, Murcia, Spain, from the 21st to 27th October 2012.......( more )

Posted On:  06/03/2012 17:29:18

Sarah Hebert has abandoned her 2012 Trans-Atlantic windsurfing challenge due to extreme dizziness and anemia and vowed to retry.

Sarah tells us in her own words why her adventure had to end ......( more )

Posted On:  06/03/2012 15:41:16

IFCA will be making a welcome return to Circolo Surf Torbole in July when the club will be hosting the IFCA Junior Youth & Masters Slalom World Championship.......( more )

Posted On:  06/03/2012 15:33:35

Marseille, France, will be the venue for the 2012 SONY Pro Kids, Junior and Youth Freestyle World Championship.......( more )

Posted On:  04/03/2012 09:42:07

The Calema Midwinters was literally  blown away at the end of a spectular 7 race event. On the last day, due to wind gusts up to 47mph - racing was postponed and eventually cancelled - resulting in an earlier awards ceremony. ......( more )

Posted On:  03/03/2012 11:43:35

SpeedWorldCup announce their 2012 European Speedsailing Tour with events in France, Germany, Ireland and the UK.......( more )

Posted On:  03/03/2012 10:20:39

Every year in the last full week of July the finals of the German Windsurfing Championships take place in Westerland on the beautiful island of Sylt. The event is by far the biggest national windsurfing event in Germany and ......( more )

Posted On:  28/02/2012 17:54:46

The 2014 YOG, the second of its kind following the success of Singapore 2010, will be held in Nanjing, China from 16-28 August with a test event anticipated to take place in August 2013.......( more )

Posted On:  21/02/2012 14:43:02

February proved again that the wind can be very shifty and light for running events. Great for socialising on the beach but more difficult for setting courses. The boards again took to the water after lunch and only managed one short race in each class before the wind dropped. Even though the wind was onshore it proved to be very shifty. ......( more )

Posted On:  19/02/2012 10:27:53

Today's the Day!! "I'm really happy to be so close to my dream. This morning the sun is shining and the wind already blowing. I'm happy because we are ready to cross an ocean and I know I won't be alone. This afternoon, foot in the sand of N'gor beach I will leave Africa for a wonderful experience.

Just wanted to say thank you, bye bye and see you soon." Sarah Hebert......( more )

Posted On:  15/02/2012 17:38:50

FollowTheWinds.com will relaunch in March 2012 as a rider-generated news and media hub for the International Formula Windsurfing (FW) Class. ......( more )

Posted On:  14/02/2012 13:46:53

*Island Style Classic - Saturday & Sunday, Feb 25&26 - The Island Style Classic is a great low key event in Sarasota, FL that welcomes all levels of racers. Typical classes include Formula, Kona and a longboard or open class. ......( more )

Posted On:  09/02/2012 16:03:55

Last chance to reserve your place before they are all gone!!

The 3 Day clinic contains all aspects of freestyle judging freestyle event set up, rules and event management.......( more )

Posted On:  09/02/2012 09:23:01

This year's Downwind Dash saw 237 competitors battle it out on the long distance run from Langebaan all the way down to the port of Saldana. The famous event that takes the attention of South Africa every year is a long distance,......( more )

Posted On:  07/02/2012 10:59:41

The following events are now confirmed as part of the FW European Cup series. They are also all now Level 2 world ranking events.......( more )

Posted On:  05/02/2012 07:54:06

The 2012 Downunder Pro - Oceanic and Australian Formula Windsurfing Championships concluded on Saturday with an action packed 7 races taking place over the four-day regatta at picturesque Jimmy's Beach, Hawks Nest.......( more )

Posted On:  03/02/2012 14:10:35

A LONG DAY IN THE WET ON DAY 3.

The Downunder Pro - Formula Windsurfing Oceanic & Australian Championships had sailors caught in a long day on the beach with no racing, ......( more )

Posted On:  01/02/2012 16:56:58

8 races in nuking winds allowed the competitors for the Downunder Pro, Formula Windsurfing Oceanic & Australian Championships a chance to warmup during the Official Warmup Event before the Championships begin on Wednesday. ......( more )

Posted On:  30/01/2012 13:13:07

The final 4 races were run in the best conditions of the regatta, with winds peaking at about 20 knots. John Demol continued his domination with 4 out of 4 today, making for a worthy Oceanic Raceboard Champion for 2012.

Posted On:  29/01/2012 09:58:35

Siricha I Phusiri (THA 21) is the Techno 293 Boys Asian Champion 2012! ......( more )

Posted On:  25/01/2012 12:43:21

Originally intended as a reserve day, Friday 27th was rescheduled as a race day by the Race Committee.......( more )

Posted On:  23/01/2012 11:42:21

The Race Committee delivered a perfect first day at the 2012 Asian Windsurfing Championships by completing the maximum 3 races permitted by the championship rules.......( more )

Posted On:  23/01/2012 11:39:32

What is it?  Formula windsurfing is a racing class of windsurfer that is designed to plane upwind and downwind at windspeeds ranging from 7 to 25 knots. Besides racing, Formula windsurfing equipment makes for exciting free sailing, particularly for areas that have lighter winds, like the southeastern United States and southern California. ...(more)

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