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Wellington Slalom Plus Windsurfing 2013 (30 November / 1 December 2013)

55 knots of wind, 26 windsurfers, 2 days of racing - sounds like party time!
With several of New Zealands top racing windsurfers coming to Wellington to test themselves and their new equipment the capital had to deliver, and it didn’t disappoint.

26 sailors from Dunedin to Auckland arrived for 2 days of full-on slalom racing off Eastbourne, Wellington.

Saturday

South Island Techno & RS:X Champs, Round 4 Kendall Cup, Summer Camp

Mon 20 Jan 2014 - Sun 26 Jan 2014
Christchurch


Naval Point Club Lyttelton and Canterbury Windsports are pleased to welcome junior windsurfers from throughout New Zealand to improve their skills and have a fun time.

We have put together a fantastic lineup of coaches with the help of funding from Yachting NZ and Canterbury Windsports.

Course racing, Slalom, Freestyle- we have it covered as well as advice on fitness, diet, equipment tuning and gear choice.

Coaching 20 to 23th January, a rest day on 24th, and racing 25th and 26th.

2014 NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL SLALOM WINDSURFING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Wed 5 Feb 2014 - Sun 9 Feb 2014
Dunedin

To be held: Otago Harbour, Dunedin, New Zealand
Organized by: Dunedin Windsports Association Incorporated
In conjunction with Paul Meehan (O.D) Ross Monk (Start Boat) Ravensbourne YC (Rescue Boat)
A New Zealand Windsurfing Association sanctioned event (Updated NOR/Entry)

BOP Windsurfers Spring Fun Windsurf Racing 2013

It's on! Saturday 28th/Sunday 29th - the notice of race with all the details is available. There's still time to get ther if you are in the North Island (Wellington sailors note).
http://windsurfingnz.org/content/bop-windsurfers-spring-racing-2013

Laurence's windsurfing development clinic

Fri 13 Dec 2013 - Mon 16 Dec 2013
Auckland

Laurence is running a windsurfing clinic on December 13-16th with Pete Smith. It will be a great event with a lot organised. Windsurfing Boot Camp, paddle boarding, yoga, racing, guest speaker - J P Tobin, 2014 gear demos ... Contact Pete or Laurence for more details.
more information on Facebook

AWA Slalom Series 2013/2014

Repeats every 366 years until Tue Dec 31 2013 . Also includes Sat Oct 19 2013, Sat Nov 09 2013, Sat Dec 07 2013.
Sat 21 Sep 2013 - Sun 22 Sep 2013
Sat 19 Oct 2013 - Sun 20 Oct 2013
Sat 9 Nov 2013 - Sun 10 Nov 2013
Sat 7 Dec 2013 - Sun 8 Dec 2013
Auckland

2014 Event dates to be confirmed in December
Keep Posted for Event Locations- they will be put on the AWA website, AWA facebook page and sent out to our emailing list each Thursday night before the event weekend.
Once again, If you're not on the mailing list let us know so we can keep you updated. It's easiest If you message me your email address.

Wellington Slalom Plus

Sat 30 Nov 2013 - Sun 1 Dec 2013
Eastbourne, Wellington

This weekend has been scheduled for the Wellington Slalom competition - but the intention is to add more activities and events to round out the weekend especially for visitors.

NOR and Event registration now available
Register - http://www.wwa.org.nz/events?eventId=785120 ,
NOR http://www.wwa.org.nz/Resources/Documents/Wellington%20Slalom%20Plus%202...


Join the discussion on the 2013-2014 New Zealand Windsurfing event calendar

It's good to see some events already scheduled for the coming season - if you have ideas or want to contribute to formulating the event calendar then contact us and join the discussion here https://www.loomio.org (you'll need to register)

IFCA Slalom rule changes proposed: lower wind minimum, more sails and boards, wider boards

During the last AGM of the IFCA in Sylt , May 2013, a new policy was proposed by some competitors.
If adopted, this would change the Funboard slalom racing substantially.
Current rules
Wind limit min 11 knots, max sails 4, max boards 2, board width 250mm-850mm
Proposed new rules
Wind limit min 7 knots, max sails 5 or 6, max boards 3, board width 250mm-900mm
The fulle discussion paper calling for feedback/comment is here
http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/userfiles/documents/Wind_limit_I...

IFCA Junior, Youth & Masters Slalom World Championships - report (Laurence Carey mentioned)

Laurence competed in this event Cagla Kubat Windsurf Academy, Alacati Bay, Turkey, 1-6 July 2013. Read this roundup of the event - which notes the distance Laurence travelled to be there!
http://windsurfingnz.org/sites/default/files/ifca_jym_slalom_worlds_alac...

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