Posted On: 29/04/2017 11:45:04
The Foiling Discipline was first to hit the water at the 2017 IFCA Grand Prix Series Premier in Neusiedl am See, Austria. After 2 back-to-back races the conditions became unsuitable to continue and both foil and slalom sailors were released for the day due to the poor conditions.
Top 5 after 2 Races of Wind Foiling:
Hydrofoil Race 1 & 2 :......( more )
Posted On: 27/04/2017 18:03:31
A weekend trip to the Neusiedler See pays off this weekend: The Surf Worldcup starts this Friday, 28th April, and offers sporting windsurfing and an extensive supporting program for the whole family. The weather forecasts are promising and one of windsurfing's legends, Bjorn Dunkerbeck, will also visit the new location in Neusiedl am See.
Glittering water, warm sun-rays on the face, the best windsurfers in the world on the water, relaxed atmosphere during the days and party atmosphere in the evening - and much more awaits visitors at the Surf Worldcup in Neusiedl am See. ........( more )
Posted On: 23/04/2017 10:14:44
Congratulations to all competitors and the hard working event crew. Every single competition day was an action packed day. The 2017 Youth Slalom World Champion is Basile Jacquin FRA-498 from New Caledonia and the 2017 Master Slalom World Champion is Andrea Rosati ITA-0 from Italy. Winner of the Junior Boys is Nathan Doom and the Girls winner is Lilou Granier. ......( more )
Posted On: 22/04/2017 10:16:12
Another smooth start of the day turned into an exciting afternoon with 2 eliminations sailed for all divisions with the Masters of course continuing with heat 9, which was the first heat on schedule.
A new record for the IFCA Class with A total of 99 Heats sailed today [more
Posted On: 21/04/2017 14:56:43
After the 3pm postponement the thermal winds finally arrived and the races could finally continue. Another round of full eliminations were completed for all divisions with the Masters already completing the first 8 heats of their 4th Elimination at the end of the day. The Race committee is doing an amazing job here at the 2017 IFCA Youth and Masters Worlds ......( more )
Posted On: 20/04/2017 10:04:58
With a relaxing start but with thermal winds predicted for the afternoon it all quickly turned out into another day packed with back to back races for all divisions. Almanarre continues showing off as a world class slalom location, after today's rough sailing conditions with winds up to 25 knots.......( more )
Posted On: 19/04/2017 11:38:19
46 competitors from 12 countries have so far registered for the Raceboard Masters in Poland. The regatta will take place between the 15th and the 20th of May and will be held in Gizycko.
Gizycko is the largest town in the region, located at the very heart of the Great Masurian Lake District, which is ranked as one of the most beautiful regions in Europe and one of the top 14 in the world! The town is surrounded on all sides by more than 100 lakes. Situated on a narrow strip of land between Lake Niegocin and Lake Kisajno, Gizycko attracts visitors with its picturesque nature, exceptional attractions and interesting events that never fail to deliver positive vibes and energy.......( more )
Posted On: 19/04/2017 09:42:52
The first competition day of the 2017 Youth and Masters Slalom Worlds. After the scheduled 10am skippers meeting, the 2 racing areas were set with the Juniors and Youths on one side of the area while the Masters and Girls on the other.
Today's conditions were very tricky with the wind going up and down throughout the day. It was all about paying attention and choosing the right gear set up during the races.......( more )
Posted On: 18/04/2017 08:35:22
North Carolina welcomed windsurfers of all skill levels and ages for a grueling endurance race. 178 riders battled it out in two 20 km long distance races today in near perfect conditions on the glassy Pamlico Sound. Riders were spoiled with warm weather and southwest winds averaging 20-25 knots.
Tyson Poor US-22 from Hood River, Oregon won both long distance races. Part owner of La Ventana ProWindsurf Center, Tyson specializes in Slalom and Freestyle. IWT got a chance to sit down with the star for a quick interview:......( more )
Posted On: 18/04/2017 07:56:54
Registration day for the 2017 IFCA Youth & Masters Slalom World Championships welcomed 173 competitors, of which 28 were females, and saw a total of 21 Nations registered.
The day was all about getting ready and set for the championship races which are scheduled right after tomorrow's (Tuesday's) 10am skippers meeting with the first possible start set for 11am.......( more )
Posted On: 15/04/2017 10:43:28
The Surf Worldcup in Neusiedl will be mega!!! Even bigger and more varied, even more thrills . . . something for everyone! This year's event kicks off the new IFCA Grand Prix Series of high-level,high octane, competition events.
2 great weekends are pre-programmed, and there is so much to experience - if you want to. Otherwise you can relax, chill out . . . so relaxed that stressed dolphins want to go swimming with you!! ......( more )
Posted On: 14/04/2017 14:58:03
The Annual General Meeting of the International Funboard Class Association will take place on Thursday 15th June on Texel, Netherlands, during the 2017 World Championships.
The exact time and place shall be published on the Official Notice Board at the event.
Proposals to amend the Class Rules or the Class Constitution shall be sent to the class secretary
no later than the 16th May.......( more )
Posted On: 07/04/2017 18:40:37
With just one week to go till the end of the early bird discount for the Raceboard Masters in Gizycko, Poland - now is the best time to register for the event.......( more )
Posted On: 06/04/2017 14:38:11
From the 16th of April, The Hyeres Windsurf Organisation will host The 2017 IFCA Youth and Masters Slalom World Championships.
Already there are competitors training along the famous beach and it definitely will be all about speed, acceleration, overtaking and fast turns in a variety of sailing conditions over a period of 5 days, where skills of the next neneration of Funboard Windsurfers will be put to the test. ......( more )
Posted On: 31/03/2017 17:00:44
Gizzeria Lido is the town where Hang Loose Beach is located, a 15,000 sq m seaside sports park. The beach club terraces, which overlook the sea, the restaurant-pizzeria, beach bar, green areas and mini club for children, along with fields of beach volleyball, street basketball and a spectacular skate park - they offer a very wide range of opportunities for customers to spend their days relaxing or in full fun mode.......( more )