|ISAF Evaluation Trials – Registrations
|ISAF have received registrations form the following companies:
Exocet - Flying Fish
Boards and More - One-Design & the Prodigy
Neil Pryde - To be confirmed
Austrian Board Project - BLIP
Starboard - Olympic Prototype
Bic Sport – 293 & Formula
Related story at: http://www.raceboard.org/page0001v01news15.htm
Invitation & initial criteria at: http://www.sailing.org/sc.asp?ID=Windsurfing_Evaluation_Events
Related Websites: ISAF Technical Pages: http://www.sailing.org/technical
|Havoc delays Speed Sailing
|Following a number of unfortunate coincidences on both Sunday and Monday, the Challengers patience and mental strength are being put to the test. France’s Antoine Albeau was not as lucky as he was forced to withdraw altogether from the Speed Sailing Challenge in Arinaga due to a severe eye infection he developed over the weekend. Albeau will leave the islands with mixed feelings but also a personal best of 41,92 knots he established just two days ago.
Related stories at: http://www.worldspeedsailing.com/start_fr.html
|International Speed Week!
|The continuing revival in interest in speed sailing will be boosted this autumn by another event. The International Speed Week (Sept 27th > Oct 4th) organised by the German speed surfing Association will take place at Hvide Sande in Denmark. All are welcome especially Scandinavian riders.
Related story at: http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/Default.asp?newsid=362
Event website at: http://www.speedsurfen.de/
|"Doski", the first Russian illustrated board magazine
|Doski", the first Russian illustrated board magazine and website including news in English, was launched in October, 2000. Today it is the most popular magazine and web-site about sporting boards and the corresponding lifestyle. The "DOSKI" magazine and web-site are intended for people of different age and social status, who lead an active life.
Related story at: http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/Default.asp?newsid=358
Website at: http://www.doskimag.ru/
|1st PWA Super X Exhibition – a smash hit!
|The final day of this outstanding new windsurfing competition was the most exiting of all, with breaking waves making the stunts higher and harder and a tight battle between Kauli and Antoine Albeau (AHD / Neil Pryde) for first place keeping the pressure on.
Related story at: http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/Default.asp?newsid=357
|The First Indoor National Windsurfing Championships for the UK
|The UKWA will be working with the National Boat Shows* (NBS) team to launch this debut event in the UK. These National Championships will see men, women and youth contestants, from the UK’s windsurfing elite competing in Freestyle and Slalom disciplines. Top UK wave sailors Nik Baker, Robbie Swift, Chris Audsley and John Skye are expected to be among those competing in Freestyle. Slalom racers include Ross Williams, Dan Ellis and Lucy Horwood. There are also plans for a spectacular and exciting jump competition, details of which will be announced later.
Related story at: http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/Default.asp?newsid=364
|Aloha Annual General Meeting Agenda
|Puck, Poland - August 5th @1830hrs.
View the agenda at: http://www.alohaclass.org/news/030702_agm.html
|Raceboard Committee Elections
|Puck, Poland - August 6th 1830hrs
Peter Krimbacher (AUT), one of the key people in the Austrian windsurfing community, is standing for election to the Raceboard committee. Other committee members who are standing for re-election include Paul Leone (GBR), John Ellis (GBR) and Sam Wong (HKG).
Related story at: http://www.raceboard.org/page0001v01news18.htm
View the AGM agenda at: http://www.raceboard.org/page0034v01.htm
|Aloha, Mistral & Raceboard Junior, Youth & Masters Europeans
|Puck, Poland – August 2-10
Nearly 200 racers will gather in Puck, Poland for the upcoming Junior, Youth and Masters European championship.
MJOD Emergency Rule change: http://mjod.imco.org/page0001v01news12.htm
The event website can be found at http://moksir.puck.pl/english.html
Notice of Race: http://www.imco.org/regatta/03JYMeuroNoR.htm
Transferring from Warsaw with your equipment? http://www.raceboard.org/page0001v01news13.htm
Entry List can be found at: http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/default.asp?menu=254&parent=146&grandparent=3
|Surf the World
|Well, Let's just stick to the North coast of Europe for the moment Here's a story about two guys who take a month's holiday each year to continue their epic journey from the UK to North Africa. Chris Gibson, the guy who hosts, most of the windsurfing classes own websites and that of the IWA has just returned from the latest leg to Northern Portugal. Unfortunately he has not had time to update his website due to the demands of his many clients and because of an unfortunate accident which involved a bottle of red wine, a laptop computer and a camper van. More about that when everyone has had time to recover their sense of humour!
View his travels at: http://www.surftheworld.org/default.asp?menu=1&parent=0&grandparent=0
|2003 ISAF Youth Worlds - We are the champions!
|Zofia Klepacka (POL) & Wing Ho YU (HKG) are the new ISAF Youth World Champions. For some it was the story of what might have been… !
Related stories at http://www.imco.org/page0001v01news56.htm
The Morning Chat - Final Day, 25 July 2003 http://www.sailing.org/Article_content.asp?ArticleID=5022
Big Breeze as a Champion Decided, 24 July 2003 http://www.sailing.org/Article_content.asp?ArticleID=5012
|Mistral Worlds - Cadiz, Spain – September 11-22
The Protocol department of the 2003 ISAF World Championships Cadiz have the pleasure of inviting participants in the 2003 Mistral Worlds to the Mistral Class party on 17th September @ at 2030hrs. This is the eve of the reserve day so lets pray for a windy first 3 days!
Related story at: http://www.imco.org/page0001v01news53.htm
|2003 UPCOMING EVENTS
|IFCA Worlds – NoR posted - 17 - 22 October 2003 - Hyeres (France)
|Staged simultaneously will be the Racing and Artistic World Championships (two separate events so 4 World titles) and the Masters and Youth Racing and Artistic Championships (another two separate events so 4 European titles)
The NoR can be viewed at: http://users.pandora.be/the.webbit.nv1/ifca/IFCA_WORLDS_2003_NOR.doc
Amendment to the NoR at: http://users.pandora.be/the.webbit.nv1/ifca/IFCA_WORLDS_2003b.htm
Downloadable entry form: http://users.pandora.be/the.webbit.nv1/ifca/IFCA_WORLDS_2003_F1.doc
Enter on Line for the Europeans at: http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/default.asp?menu=255&parent=94&grandparent=3
Enter on Line for the Worlds at: http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/default.asp?menu=256&parent=94&grandparent=3
|Aloha, Mistral & Raceboard Junior, Youth & Masters Worlds, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico – November 29-Dec 6
|The Raceboard 7.5 and Unlimited Worlds are now scheduled to take place here too! The local organisers have agreed a special flights deal with Aero Mexico. The Reef Yucatan Hotel is providing free accommodation and food. Book now
These are now posted on the event website at http://www.multired.net.mx//silcer
Notice of Race: http://www.imco.org/page0120v01.htm
|FOR OTHER EVENTS
|View the Calendar: http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/default.asp?menu=13&parent=3&grandparent=0
UKSA Youth Week 2003 / WHITE AIR Extreme Sports Festival, 25-28 October 2003
|Garda Trentino Formula Festival & Youth Worlds
Results, reports and pictures: http://www.formulawindsurfing.org/ (archive news)
Formula Windsurfing Euro-Cup in Miedzyzdroje
Results, reports and pictures: http://www.windsurfingeracup.com/main.php
Women's World Cup - July 24th - July 27th in Squamish, BC Canada
Dorota is the winner of the competition. Results and photos on the official event website: http://www.cnwc.ca
Fuerteventura PWA Super-X Exhibition
Results, reports and pictures: http://www.pwaworldtour.com/
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