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Windsurf E-News: 47 - September 2005
2005 Raceboard AGM
Preliminary notice is given of the 2005 International Raceboard Class Annual General Meeting which will take place during the forthcoming World Championships, Cadiz, Spain.

Annual General Meetings - Minutes published
IWA
Annual Report and Accounts
MJOD
Aloha (Techno 293)
All held on Wednesday, 10th August 2005, at the SKZ (host club) Sopot, Poland.

Craig Gertenbach joins the IWA Executive Committee
The IWA are pleased to announce the addition of Craig Gertenbach to the Executive Committee. Craig is welcomed aboard as a representative of the international windsurfing industry

Windsurf The World
Since 1999, Tom Naylor and Christopher Gibson (our website host) have spent most of their summer holidays circumnavigating Europe on their windsurfers. This year they are trying to reach Africa.
Visit their website

New Mistral One Design

Neil Pryde RS:X - First Edition Of Class Rules And Cadiz NOR
The first edition of the class rules for the Neil Pryde RS:X windsurfer board and the Notice of Race for the inaugural class event in Cadiz are now available.

UPCOMING EVENTS

RACEBOARD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
2-8 October 2005, in Cadiz, Andalusia, Spain

WIND BRASIL is on . . . 1-6 November 2005
The Notice of Race is now published for WIND BRASIL 2005
The Brasilian Formula Windsurfing Grand Prix is organised by Arrow Marketing, in Fortaleza, on the north coast of the country. The regatta will not only be a great event in its own right, but also the perfect warm up for the Worlds the following month.
Register your pre entry on-line
Event website

EVENT REPORTS

Windsurfing Euro-Cup Annual Ranking 2005
Wojtek Brzozowski wins Racing – Finian Maynard takes victory in Slalom

Windsurfing Euro-Cup Oeiras from August 25th to 28th in Oeiras, Lisbon (Portugal)
Reports, results and photos

IFCA Freestyle World Championships
Normen Günzlein GER is celebrated as new Freestyle World Champion and winner of the European Freestyle Pro Tour Stop in the Engadine
Men's results
Karin Jaggi new Freestyle Women's World Champion! Alex Humpel AUT wins the master's category.
Event website

Windsurfing Euro-Cup Silvaplana 14-17 August 2005
Keith Atkinson (GBR) wins head to head fight with Andrea Cucchi (ITA)

Mistral Youth Worlds, Sopot, Poland - 6-14 August 2005
Only one point seperated gold and silver in the Mistral Youth Men's fleet! Both Lukasz Grodzicki from Poland and Shahar Zubari from Israel won three each of nine races overall but Lukasz managed to overcome his close rival to take the Championship title with a total of 25 points.
Results: Youth Men
Youth Women
Event website

16 year old French competitors Charles de Buyer and Colin Pouderoux took first and second places at the end of the Mistral Junior World Championships
Junior Boys
Junior Girls

Raceboard Masters Worlds and Raceboard Europeans, Sopot, Poland
22 year old Patrik Pollak of Slovakia was undeniably the European Champion of the event, winning eight out of a total of nine races for the Raceboard Fleet.
Paco Wirz, second overall, holds on yet again to his Raceboard Masters World Champion title.
Bulgarian Irina Konstantinova, fourth place overall, first lady.
Results - Raceboard Europeans
- Raceboard Masters
Event website

Aloha Championships, Sopot, Poland - 6-14 August 2005
13 year old Alistair Masters from Great Britain scored six bullets giving him a total event score of 22, fellow Brit 14 year old David Woods coming in second overall, 13 points behind.
The top three girls' places were dominated by the French. Leonore Bosch and Sybil Bosch, took first and second places, Helene Noesmoen was third girl.

Full results - Aloha

Boulon - North American Champion and US National Champion

2005 Formula Windsurfing Youth Championship - 25-31 July, Christchurch UK

Julian Quentel (FRA) sweeps the board, winning every race to take FW Youth Title
Martin Ervin (EST) wins the Masters Championship, Pierre Mortefon wins Junior Championship - both with perfect scores!
Reports, results and pictures

IFCA Slalom Worlds - Fuerteventura, 22-30 July 2005 and PWA Slalom 42 World Cup

Buzianis snatches victory from the jaws of defeat in the final meters of the final race, whilst Jaggi sinks Ghibaudo's battleship for once and for all
PWA reports
Event website

Fuerteventura ISA Speedsurfing Grand Prix 2005
Finally Bjorn Dunkerbeck (North Sails) snatched the victory because his hardest rivals, Finian Maynard (F2) and Antoine Albeau, had bad luck with their equipment choice.
In the womens fleet Karin Jaggi (F2) defeated Britt Dunkerbeck (North Sails) and Valerie Ghibaudo (Gun Sails).
The production class was won by Dan Ellis (Fanatic) for the men and by Allison Shreeve (F2, Neil Pryde) for the women.

Event website

Latvian Ansis Dale took the victory on Neilpryde Baltic Cup, 22-24 July 2005

Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship 2005, Busan Korea, 16-22 July 2005

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