Posted On: 02/05/2016 11:33:33
Founded in 2005, the Top of the Gulf Regatta Presented by Ocean Marina is the region's largest and most diverse regatta of its kind with keelboats and multihull classes racing over four days (1st to 4th May) and the dinghies, Thailand Optimist National Championships and RS:One Asian Championship racing over three days.
The championship, open to all, allowed international racers to compete through innovative race formats. RS:One is a multi generational, one-design windsurfing board featuring an easy and light performing 7.8 rig. Espoirs (youth under 22 years old), Seniors (under 40 year old) and Masters (older than 40), men and women, can race together on the same starting line in a collective fleet. ......( more )
ISWC Notice of AGM
Posted On: 22/04/2016 15:27:24
The Annual General Meeting of ISWC shall take place during the forthcoming World Championships on Fuerteventura (1st to 5th June).
The exact date and agenda will be published no later than the 20th May. View full notice
Posted On: 21/04/2016 20:48:46
The RS:One Class, in partnership with the Chinese Taipei Sailing Association and the Windsurfing Club Guan YIn Ting, will hold the 2016 RS:One World Championships from the 26 September to the 1st October in Penghu, Taiwan.......( more )
Posted On: 20/04/2016 16:17:51
Liepaja, "City where wind is born", will once again host a Formula European Championships. The 2016 championship will form the centrepiece of the Liepaja European Cup Windsurfing Festival which will take place from 8th to 13th August.
The venue will be Monument Beach and is organised by Janis Jekabsons and his Windsurfing Club Rietumkrasts.......( more )
Posted On: 19/04/2016 16:13:24
An amazing event in a fantastic place for Formula Windsurfing is just four weeks away. Praia da Rocha, Portimao, is all set to welcome FW Masters, Women and Youth for their European Championships and this is also a ranking event for Seniors.
Top competitors from 6 European countries already have their names on the entry list
. Add your name
during the next six days to claim your 30 eur discount on the entry price!......( more )
Great Conditions on the Final Competition Day in Almanarre
Posted On: 17/04/2016 11:41:53
A smooth start on the final competition day with a poor predicted forecast, creating another relaxing vibe on the beach. But… then it all changed as the wind shifted offshore and slowly started to increase as the day was heated up by the superb clear sunny skies.....[more]
Posted On: 17/04/2016 11:34:11
Sailing is in for thrills and spills at the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games with sailors to compete across five of the fastest classes around.
The Men's and Women's Windsurfer, Techno 293+, remains on the YOG programme with the introduction of Men's and Women's Kiteboarding, IKA Twin Tip Racing, and the Nacra 15 Mixed Multihull.......( more )
Posted On: 15/04/2016 19:39:38
It's official - the 2016 Dunkerbeck GPS Speed Challenge will crown Speed Sailing World Champions, from June 1st-5th, in Fuerteventura's Matas Blancas, Canary Islands.......( more )
Posted On: 15/04/2016 10:42:08
Day 3 at the 2016 Junior Youth and Masters European Championship was a long and a good day, the competitors finally switched their game face on and were all excited for some action after 2 days of waiting for the wind. Unfortunately the winds dropped in the late afternoon causing the elimination # 3 to stop at Heat 5 and 6 of the Youths and Masters.......( more )
Posted On: 12/04/2016 12:47:25
The registration took place on Monday 11 April from 10 to 17 pm with 125 registered competitors from 15 countries: 40 Youths, 32 Juniors, 13 Masters, 15 Grand Masters, 10 Female Juniors, 14 female Youths, 1 Female Grand master.
A practice race was organized for all competitors, a great opportunity for some final tuning and testing of their equipment. Winds blew offshore at about 14 knots and the spring vibes were great.......( more )
Posted On: 05/04/2016 14:03:22
Before any sailor's dream of competing in the Olympics can be fulfilled, their country must first be deemed sufficiently competitive. With the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro nearly upon us, that process of country qualification for the ten sailing events is now complete.
The process began at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, Spain, with the qualification system taking sailors around the world for two years, with the final event last week at the Trofeo S.A.R Princesa Sofia IBEROSTAR in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, thus closing out the qualifying country list for the Rio summer bonanza and the Olympic sailing competition.......( more )
Posted On: 22/03/2016 11:22:24
The 2016 Indoor de France will gather some of the world's best windsurfers at the AccorHotels Arena, in Bercy, Paris, between April 1st-2nd. The indoor windsurfing event will be held in a specially-designed pool installed inside the French sports arena. Thirty large fans will produce winds of more than 30 knots.
Although Indoor de France is not part of the official PWA World Tour - it definitely should - the event features slalom races (men and women), freestyle, foilboarding, and jumps.......( more )
Posted On: 17/03/2016 09:43:44
Portimao in May - sun, warm water and great wind conditions for formula racing! Hosted by a super friendly club with a passionate formula membership including Miguel Martinho (POR-5) who will be sure to be one of the favourites for this years' Master title.
Calling all speed windsurfers - renew your membership now!
Posted On: 11/03/2016 12:07:48
The International Speed Windsurfing Class (ISWC) invite you to join now for 2016 at a new reduced fee.
Full membership of the class, including full voting rights, is only available to individuals, the speed windsurfers of the world. This year will see the announcement of a World Championship, at which will be held an Annual General Meeting of members. Full details will follow later this month.
A current membership of the class is a requirement to participate in both the class championships and the AGM. Complete your membership form and submit payment online
Posted On: 29/02/2016 16:38:07
World Sailing is disappointed to announce that the Oman Sailing Committee have withdrawn from hosting the 2016 Youth Sailing World Championships which were due to take place in December 2016.
The Oman Sailing Committee was able to exercise the right to withdraw, as a final contract for the hosting of the event had not been concluded. World Sailing will now immediately start to work with its Member National Authorities to rapidly identify an alternative venue for the 2016 Youth Sailing World Championships at the same time of year as the event originally planned for Oman.......( more )
Posted On: 28/02/2016 18:49:16
Sopocki Klub Zeglarski (SKZ) in Sopot, Poland, will host "back-to-back" European Championships this July for the Techno 293 (T293) Association.
The T293 European Championships
(23 to 30 July) will be preceded (17 to 22 July) by the inaugural European Championships for the T293 Plus
class, most recently selected as windsurfing equipment for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games.......( more )
Posted On: 28/02/2016 12:11:04
Polish windsurfers Piotr Myszka and Malgorzata Bialecki started the last day of racing at the 2016 RS:X World Championships in Eilat, Israel top of both the men's and women's sections.
Competition started with the last Silver fleet races but these were stopped as the wind almost died, and the fleets returned to shore, ending their part in the Championship.
Thankfully, conditions improved ......( more )
Posted On: 25/02/2016 10:51:49
After the second day of racing at the RS:X World Championships in Eilat, Israel, Poland's Malgorzata Bialecki tops the women's leaderboard while Nick Dempsey (GBR) and Pawel Tarnowski (POL) share the lead in the men's section.......( more )