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THE WINDSURFING NEWSLETTER - a round up from ISAF May 2007

THE WINDSURFING NEWSLETTER
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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Formula Experience joins IWA
Following the success of the 2006 combined classes championship - Formula Windsurfing (Youth & Masters) and Formula Experience - held in Belgium, the FE class has become a "full member" of the International Windsurfing Association.
http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/default.asp?menu=1&parent=0&gran...
UPCOMING EVENTS
22nd Edition of World Festival On The Beach 2007
16th May until 20th May 2007 in Mondello, Palermo, including: 2007 World Festival On The Beach 16-20 May 2007 Nation Cup 16-20 May 2007 Sicily Grand Prix International Race 19-20 May IMCO, MJOD, TECHNO 293, RACEBOARD, PRODIGY
Web Site: www.albaria.com - www.wwfestival.com
2007 Italian Formula Windsurfing Open Nationals, 31 May to 3 June, Lake Garda
Notice of Race: http://www.formulawindsurfing.org/nor.php?id=56
Registration for Fuerteventura 10-17 June and Karpathos 20-27 June
http://www.speedsurfing.org/
Alacati Surf Festival - 9-15 July 2007
Check out the special deals on offer for the ProKids Slalom Worlds
http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/files/usercontent/pages/Alacati_...
Pre-Notice of Race: http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/files/usercontent/pages/IFCA_JYM...
Formula Festival in Talinn, Estonia, 13-18 August
Special accommodation and flight deals: http://www.formulawindsurfing.org/filez/news/070426/FW_festival.pdf
NOR soon: http://www.formulawindsurfing.org
FORMENTERA JUNIOR, YOUTH & MASTERS FESTIVAL OF WINDSURFING
Notice of Race has now been published for the Techno 293 World and Raceboard Youth and Masters World Championships taking place in Formentera, Spain from the 1st to 7th September 2007
http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/files/usercontent/pages/NoR_JYM_...
Event in memory of Ofer Botzer
ASA Israel and the Israel Yachting Association are pleased to announce the 23rd International ASA Windsurfing Championship & the 13th Winter Games to be held at Eilat, Israel from 24-27 February 2008.
http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/default.asp?menu=1&parent=0&gran...
EVENT REPORTS
2007 Ulsan PWA World Cup
Kevin Pritchard (Starboard / MauiSails) wins the event, Micah Buzianis (JP / NeilPryde) keeps the runner-up spot and 2006 champ Antoine Albeau (Starboard / NeilPryde) finishes third. In the women's contest Karin Jaggi (F2 / North) wins, Sarah Hebert (Starboard / Naish) secures second place and Ayako Suzuki (Starboard / Gaastra) finishes in third place.
http://www.pwaworldtour.com/
FW Grand Prix Portimao
Formula Windsurfing paradise! Current Formula Windsurfing World Champion Steve Allen (AUS-0, Tabou, Gaastra) dominated the event with a total of 12,00 points and rightfully achieves the first place in the regatta. Full reports, results, photos and more on the FW Class Website
http://www.formulawindsurfing.org/event.php?id=112
ISAF World Sailing Rankings 2 May 2007 - RS:X
There is no change for Ivan PASTOR (ESP) in the Men's RS:X Rankings and he stays at the #1 position for another release. Behind him though there is plenty of jostling for position. Marina ALABAU (ESP) holds on to the top spot in the Women’s RS:X Rankings, but world #2 Bryony SHAW (GBR) has closed the gap on the leader to just 31 points.http://www.sailing.org/default.asp?PID=20761#2
2007 FW Europeans - Santa Pola, Spain
Four races completed and Julien Quentel takes the championship. Final results, pics and more on FW Class website: http://www.formulawindsurfing.org/event.php?id=111. Also the event website: http://www.windsurfsantapola.com/
Raceboard Europeans - Bandol, France
In a mix of light and medium wind races Pierre Loquet (FRA 93) takes the men's title, Maxime Lhuillier (FRA 218) - youth, and CelineNoyer (FRA 27) - women
Results, reports, photos: http://www.sn-bandol.com/ and http://www.raceboard.org
Surfworldcup Podersdorf 2007
French Rider Nicolas Akgaczyan stands on top in Austria. Go to EFPT website for results, reports and photos: http://www.efpt.net/
FOR OTHER EVENTS
View the Calendar: http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/default.asp?menu=13&parent=3&gra...
FURTHER INFORMATION SOURCES:
IWA Website: http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/
Formula Windsurfing: http://www.formulawindsurfing.org
IFCA: http://ifca.internationalwindsurfing.com/
IMCO: http://www.imco.org/
MJOD: http://www.imco.org/
Raceboard: http://www.raceboard.org
Techno 293: http://www.techno293.org
ISWC: http://www.internationalspeedsurfing.com/
ISAF: http://www.sailing.org/
E-MAIL CONTACT:
techno293@internationalwindsurfing.com - Techno 293 - Ceri Williams, Administrator
FW@internationalwindsurfing.com - Ceri Williams - IFWC Class Chairman
IFCA@internationalwindsurfing.com - Bruno de Wannemaeker - IFCA Class Chairman
imco@internationalwindsurfing.com - IMCO Class Secretary
MJOD@internationalwindsurfing.com - MJOD Class Secretary
Raceboard@internationalwindsurfing.com - Raceboard Class Secretary
isa@speedsurfing.org - Markus Schwendtner (Secretary General / Tour Manager)
iwaoffice@internationalwindsurfing.com - Annie Dollery - IWA Administrative Secretary
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