The Notice of Race is now published for windsurfing's biggest annual class championship! The 2013 ERGO HESTIA Techno 293 World Championship and Techno 293 Cup will take place between 27th July and 3rd August, hosted by Sopocki Klub Zeglarski (SKZ), in Sopot, Poland.
As usual the Techno 293 Championship will be contested in 4 divisions with world titles awarded for Youth (under 17) boy and girl, Junior (under 15) boy and girl.
This year a new competition is added for "open" age group racers - 17 years and over - the Techno 293 CUP. Competitors shall compete using new Techno 293 Plus Class Rules.
T293+ Class Rules and Cup Rules will be published shortly, but here is a reminder
The Youth Championships is the World Qualification Event for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) – ISAF YOG Qualification System. The top ranked male competitor and top ranked female competitor from the first three different countries, from any continent, in the Youth (under 17) Championship, shall qualify that country to compete in the Boy's Windsurfer and Girl's Windsurfer events in the YOG. To qualify a country a competitor shall be born between 1st January 1997 and 31st December 1998.
Notice of Race / Enter on line
Some other useful information:
Sopot Sailing Club Hestia Sopot is one of the biggest windsurfing clubs in Europe. The club was established in 1983 and now we count as many as 300 members, both amateurs and professional sailors. Our competitors are the winners of European and World Junior, Youth, Senior and Master Championships. Our best sailor Przemyslaw Miarczynski has for many years been one of the best Olympic Windsurfers, being both European and World Champion.
Sopot Sailing Club Hestia Sopot is a very good place for sport and for recreation. Situated on the beach of Sopot, but in the middle of Tri City agglomeration (Gdansk, Gdynia and Sopot) offers many possibilities - beach, sun and sea, but also theatres, museums, cinemas, Aquapark and pubs, restaurants and shops. And it's a very good point for many regional excursions.
On the club premises there is also a small hotel, "Mesa Sopocka" restaurant and "Sloneczko" bar, which is open in the summer season.
Please see http://www.skz.sopot.pl/ for more.
Sopot is a seaside town in Eastern Pomerania on the southern coast of the Baltic Sea in northern Poland, with a population of approximately 40,000. It lies between the larger cities of Gdansk (to the south-east) and Gdynia (to the north), the three towns together making up the metropolitan agglomeration called Trojmiasto (Tri-City).
Sopot is a major health-spa and tourist resort destination.
For more information on Sopot please visit: http://sopot.pl/eGmina/en/touristzone