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RS:X Olympic class windsurfers use NZ National Champs to prepare for Worlds

The New Zealand RS:X National Championships will boast an impressive starting line-up when racing starts this Friday off Takapuna Beach, North Shore City. Plenty of top international windsurfers are already in the country for the RS:X World Championships in January and will compete in this weekend’s Nationals as preparation. Over 60 windsurfers are already entered and with international competitors arriving into New Zealand daily, organisers of the National Championships are anticipating that around 80 windsurfers will take part. Just 20 to 30 of the expected total are New Zealanders with the majority being internationals here early for the World Championships.

RS:X Olympic Class Windsurfing Worlds on Home Waters

Early in the New Year windsurfers from around the world will converge on North Shore City to battle it out for the world titles.

Virgin Atlantic is to offer free carriage on bulky sporting equipment, including surfboards

The announcement follows British Airways' decision to review its baggage handling policy, resulting in the airline deciding it would no longer be offering free surfboard carriage for holidaymakers not travelling through the specialist surfing tour operators it worked with.

British Airways bans windsurfers and surfboards

RYA reports with effect from 6 November, 2007, British Airways has announced that it will no longer carry certain items of sporting equipment ? including windsurfers.

Windsurfing - cruel and unusual punishment (only in America)

Windsurfing and similar publicity methods allegedly used by press photographers to humiliate candidates are not specifically identified as crimes although some say these techniques could qualify as cruel and inhumane.


AGM Formula Experience Class
NOTICE is given of the 2007 Annual General Meeting of the Formula Experience Class to be held on Wednesday 15th August 2007 @ 20.00hrs. Venue: Hotel Pirita Top Spa, Pirita, Talinn, Estonia.
Techno 293 Class Annual General Meeting - Date Change!
Please note that the Annual General Meeting for the Techno 293 Class will now be held on Tuesday 4th September 2007.

ISAF Worlds - Cascais. Windsurfing continues with mixed results for kiwis

Barbara Kendall continues to climb through the RS:X fleet marching her way into 2nd place overnight with a 3rd and a 1st in last nights racing. The kiwi board sailing legend hasn’t looked back since a poor result in race two in shifty conditions – she now has five top three finishes from seven races.


A roundup of international windsurfing news

THE WINDSURFING NEWSLETTER - a round up from ISAF May 2007

Issue #62 May 2007
ISAF Mid-Year Meeting 2007
The Speed Windsurfing Class Association was approved as an ISAF International Class. The Techno 293 windsurfer was upgraded from ISAF Recognized to ISAF International Class status, reflecting the strong support given by some MNAs to use the Techno in their youth windsurfing programmes.

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