Annual General Meeting 2018 - Agenda Published
Posted On: 15/06/2018 10:36:06
The Annual General Meeting of the International Raceboard Class Association will be held on Thursday 28th June 2018 at Blanes, Spain. The detailed location of the meeting room will be published on the event official notice board. The meeting will be scheduled to start at 20.00.
Posted On: 11/06/2018 14:04:17
Almost 150 competitors from Belarus, Norway, Oman, Poland and Russia took part in the Mayor of Sopot regatta. The event is unique because it is the oldest windsurfing event held at sea in Poland. So you can say that such a young discipline as windsurfing already has its traditional regattas.
Tradition, does not mean old-school as junior to veterans competed on three race courses in classes ranging from Raceboard to Kitefoil.......( more )
Posted On: 07/06/2018 10:34:50
This year saw the 7th edition of the International Windsurfing Regatta near the oldest Polish town of Kalisz. Once again Lake Szale hosted more than 100 windsurfers who were welcomed by the traditional regatta opening in the town centre, a BBQ and much more. Three days of light winds and tactical racing interrupted by few thunderstorms contributed to the fun had by all. ......( more )
Posted On: 06/06/2018 11:32:47
World Sailing are pleased to announce two major firsts for the organisation as the world governing body continues along its Sustainability Agenda 2030 pathway.
World Sailing has signed a memorandum of understanding with UN Environment which will see the two organisations work together to ensure the sport of sailing maintains its commitment to reducing its environmental impact whilst supporting the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. ......( more )
Posted On: 28/05/2018 09:33:45
57 competitors from 8 countries came to Cancun in Mexico with one goal - to qualify their country to the Youth Olympic and Pan-American Games. This was a chance that would not repeat itself, as the North American Windsurfing Championships were the last opportunity to get that precious spot.......( more )
Posted On: 26/05/2018 08:38:27
Sailors and race committee arrived in Puerto Cancun in the morning, with first possible warning signal scheduled for 10:00. Great conditions with a 20 kts onshore wind kept expectations high.
The course was set right in front of the club, so other sailors could clearly see both the start and finish of races. Those that finished racing could come back ashore, check their equipment or get some rest. You could tell that everyone was enjoying the day. ......( more )
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Posted On: 25/05/2018 22:39:50
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Posted On: 25/05/2018 10:23:48
57 competitors from 8 countries have come to Cancun in Mexico to compete for the final spots at the Youth Olympic Games and Pan-American Games.
This is one of the most important windsurfing events in the country for some time and you can see the organisers are doing their best to make it happen. Miguel Angel Pani Can, president of the Mexican Windsurfing Association, explained just how important the event is.......( more )
Posted On: 24/05/2018 17:24:39
At the mid-year Council meeting in London on the 14th May, the World Sailing Council approved the World Sailing 5-year Strategy 2018-2022.
The strategy was developed following 18 months of debate and consultation which included over 940 inputs from 88 Member National Authorities. ......( more )
Posted On: 24/05/2018 15:28:35
Pirat Sailing Club is warmly inviting you to the 11th edition of Piranja - All You Can Ride Windsurf Race and SUP Contest in the charming Piran Bay, Slovenia, on September 4th-9th 2018. This year's edition is hosting the best European Division 2 sailors, racing in European championship!
Tuesday, 4 September: Opening ceremony and measurement ......( more )
Posted On: 23/05/2018 10:28:26
While working in the trenches during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the chatter about changes to the Event program filled the hallway. Change was needed, a fact the International Olympic Committee made clear in their Agenda 2020 document. It was evident in Rio how Sailing was an oddball in the Games. Think about Athletics, and the difference between the 100 meter dash, the pole vault, and the hammer throw. Then think about Sailing. Here's what I said: ......( more )
Posted On: 22/05/2018 09:18:07
Vincent Langer GER-1 was crowned 2018 IFCA Slalom Windsurfing European Champion at the Multivan Windsurf Cup after a 7 Day event in Westerland Sylt, Germany. 5 slalom eliminations were completed with the 5th on the final competition day. It almost seemed like another event day waiting for the suitable racing conditions to finally show up. Somewhat after 2pm the wind started to build up, gusting from 11 to 15 knots and later 15 to 20 knots. The races could finally continue, ......( more )
Posted On: 21/05/2018 14:16:26
Day 6 at the Multivan Windsurf Cup saw 1 full elimination completed in winds from 11 to 14 knots, Gunnar Asmussen GER-2 is the winner of the 4th Elimination. Vincent Langer GER-1 came in second and still leads the event rankings by 1.3 points, Nicolas Prien GER-7 slips to the 3rd position after 4 completed eliminations.......( more )
Posted On: 21/05/2018 09:57:50
For the first time, the Dunkerbeck Speed Challenge will take place at the famous classic Speed Spot - Sotavento Beach! A very fast spot with constant winds. The fastest time at this location: 44 kt on 500m & 46 kt Vmax by Bjorn Dunkerbeck. ......( more )
Posted On: 20/05/2018 13:00:14
It was one of the most exciting editions of all time with 1,200 windsurfers in the starting line speeding up powered by epic 35-knot plus winds. After two days without wind, the Tramontane returned to the regatta field and allowed the organization to run two epic races won by Warembourg. Despite the challenging conditions, competitors were pleased with the angle from which the wind blew because they were able to sail in two directions. ......( more )
Posted On: 18/05/2018 16:11:33
The first stage of the Supercup 2018 series took place on Lake Domasa in Slovakia over the weekend of 5th/6th May. Planing conditions all the weekend with wind from 16-25 knots, course races on M and I course with a full schedule of 8 races sailed. ......( more )
Posted On: 17/05/2018 17:59:57
World Sailing fully embraces the IOC Olympic Agenda 2020 with proposed events for the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition that are gender equal, youthful, universal and include four mixed events following the decisions made at the 2018 Mid-Year Meeting in London, Great Britain ......( more )
Posted On: 17/05/2018 08:29:28
3 eliminations completed in tough sailing conditions, Vincent Langer GER-1 leads the rankings, Nicolas Prien GER-7, winner of the first elimination, follows with only 1 point difference and Gunnar Asmussen GER-2 on third right behind Mr Prien. ......( more )