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Posted On:  13/02/2019 12:07:47

The International Formula Windsurfing Class returns to Praia da Roche, Portimao, for 2 major championships. Praia da Rocha is a beach and urban area on the Atlantic Ocean in the southern section of the county of Portimao, Algarve, southern Portugal.

The Formula Windsurfing World Championship will take place from 28th April to 2nd May. Competitors will be limited to the use of a board with a fin for this championship, which will be followed......( more )
Posted On:  31/01/2019 10:32:00

A big jump in youth and female sailor numbers has been a feature of the 2019 Raceboard Nationals at Myall Lakes in NSW.  The event (20-23 of January) was held with the Formula Nationals and attracted a combined fleet of 47 boards, including 35 Raceboards - up from the previous year in Brisbane where 29 boards competed.......( more )

Posted On:  30/01/2019 18:36:58

We announced last year, at the annual Raceboard Class Meeting in Blanes, that we intend to organise 2019 in Warnemuende/Germany the largest Raceboard Worlds since decades.

Some of you will remember the Raceboard Worlds 2009 in Warnemuende which attracted 114 competitors from 15 nations. Now 10 years later we will try to improve on this. Read more . . .
Posted On:  30/01/2019 11:48:08

Action sports to try and stars to touch at "Boot Duesseldorf" - more than 100,000 visitors came to enjoy the 50th birthday of the world's largest water sports fair and to celebrate THE WAVE. 

The International Windsurfing Association thanks the organisers for their generosity in providing a room for the IWA Annual General Meeting held during this event and giving us the opportunity to mix and mingle with the crowds. ......( more )
Posted On:  25/01/2019 12:04:01

We are excited to release the tour-calendar for 2019. After an extremely successful 2018 with eight events and 88.000 eur prize-money in total, we are happy to announce that we will step it up again in 2019.

The season will be opened in the end of April at the famous Surf Worldcup in Neusiedl am See, Austria with a tow-in only event to wow the thousands of spectators who visit this event year by year. ( more )
Posted On:  10/01/2019 16:28:18

The World's largest and most important watersports trade fair will celebrate its 50th anniversary this month.

The IWA will be present over the final weekend of the show not only to hold important meetings but also to mingle with the crowds and to soak up the atmosphere! ......( more )

Posted On:  08/01/2019 16:43:31

The IWT 2019 season opens with big news:


Duncan Coombs announced as the IWT 2019 Head Judge ......( more )
Posted On:  30/12/2018 09:32:58

The Agenda for the Annual General Meeting of the International Windsurfing Association to be held on Saturday 26 January 2019 at Boot, Dusseldorf has now been published.

2019 Techno and Techno 293 Plus Calendars Now Available to Download
Posted On:  21/12/2018 13:03:51

Merry Christmas and fair winds in 2019 !!!

As always, stunning photos courtesy of Patrik Pollak.  Many thanks, Patrick!
Posted On:  21/12/2018 10:50:17

The final competition day, was packed with epic conditions in the Bay of Paracas, with a suitable wind already from 11 am which allowed us to complete 4 eliminations (the maximum per day), reaching a total of 8 completed eliminations (3 discards) and with suspense until the last heat of the day, and only 10 minutes before the last possible warning signal time limit of this amazing championship (4 pm). ......( more )

Posted On:  19/12/2018 14:53:41

The second competition day brought a surprising display of high wind slalom action. The day started similar to the first day with the skippers meeting held at 11 am. Sunny skies and a shifty wind that slowly started to fill in later in the afternoon. It took less time than the previous day for the wind to be suitable enough for the competition from the regular direction. ......( more )

Posted On:  18/12/2018 08:36:05

Paracas Peru welcomes a total of 38 competitors of 7 nationalities who are ready to challenge each other on the waters of Paracas Bay for the 2018 South American and Pan American IFCA Slalom Continental Titles.

The conditions in Paracas:
Flat water with thermal wind, that normally starts to increase around midday and often at its peak during the afternoons. ......( more )
Posted On:  16/12/2018 09:03:50

Class Associations and Equipment Manufacturers are invited to tender for the Men's and Women's Windsurf Equipment for the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition.
Click here to read the Invitation to Tender.

The Invitation to Tender follows from World Sailing's Olympic Re-evaluation Policy, detailed in Regulation 23.6 and approved by World Sailing's Council at the 2017 Annual Conference in Mexico.  ......( more )
Posted On:  13/12/2018 18:36:03

Slalom Windsurfing, one of the most popular and competitive windsurfing disciplines in the world, arrives again in Peru on the occasion of the '2018 Paracas IFCA South American & Pan-American Slalom Championship', an event that will take place from December 15 to 19 in the tourist waters of the Paracas Bay, the Peruvian Windsurf Association announced at a press conference held at the Salon de las Americas of the National Stadium. ......( more )

Posted On:  13/12/2018 09:21:27

"It would be great for kids to develop some freestyle skills, just like the good old days, plus it's fun," says Pierre Coupal. "Freestyle tricks are possible on the Bic Techno 293 and it helps to develop good board control." ......( more )

Techno293 European Championships 2019

Michmoret - what a great place to go #windsurfing ??

Posted by International Techno 293 Class Association on Tuesday, 5 February 2019






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