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IWC - THE WINDSURFING NEWSLETTER Issue #63 June 2007

A roundup of international windsurfing news

ISWC approved by ISAF as International Class
The Speed Windsurfing Class Association, formally the International Speedsailing Association has been working hard over the last year defining agreements with international sailing associations to achieve this coveted recognition.
http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/Default.asp?newsid=1520
Happy 40th Birthday Windsurfing
On the occasion of 40 years since man first went Windsurfing, Starboard introduce to you a scan of the original drawings of the first windsurfing board by Jim Drake and Hoyle Schweitzer and a precious video footage of Man's first step on board.
http://www.star-board.com/news.php?readmore=148
RS:X Class ON-LINE PAYMENT NOW LIVE
As a National Class Association or Member National Authority you can pay your national class fees on line
As an athlete or coach you can pay your entry fees for both the 2007 RS:X European Championship or the 2007 RS:X Youth World Championship on line
To pay, Please go to http://www.rsxclass.com/order/
or simply click REGISTER on the relevant microsite
http://www.rsxclass.com/euro/register.html
http://www.rsxclass.com/youth/register.html
ON NOW
PWA World Cup Guincho Wave Contest 4-9 June 2007
http://www.pwaworldtour.com/
UPCOMING EVENTS
Freestyle Pro Kids Europe - 18-24 June - Porto Pollo (SS) - Sporting Club Sardinia
info@aiws.it - http://www.aiws.it
Czech Republic Slalom and Freestyle Championships - 28 June-5 July 2007
Vassiliki Bay, Lefkada Island, Greece
IFCA ranking event
www/cwa/cz (NoR)
www.watersweets.com
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...
Event Website: www.slalomworlds.com
2007 Canadian Windsurfing Championships - 16-21 July, Squamish, BC, Canada
IFCA and FW ranking event
Notice of Race: http://www.2007canadians.com/Pages/NoR.aspx
Event website: http://www.2007canadians.com/
2007 Audi Formula Festival in Talinn, Estonia, 13-18 August
This event follows last year's groundbreaking format combining the age group championships of both the International Formula Windsurfing Class and the Formula Experience Class.
NOR: http://www.formulawindsurfing.org/nor.php?id=58
Event website: http://event.extreme.ee/
Formentera Junior, Youth and Masters Festival of Windsurfing
Techno 293 World and Raceboard Youth and Masters World Championships
Formentera, Spain - 1st to 7th September 2007
Notice of Race: http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/files/usercontent/pages/NoR_JYM_...
Raceboard Worlds - Mendoza, Argentina - 1-7 October 2007
Notice of Race: http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/files/usercontent/pages/NoR_RB_W...
Event Info: http://www.raceboard.org/page0139v01.htm
Mistral Festival of Windsurfing - Djerba, Tunisia - October 27 to November 3 2007
Mistral One Design World Championships and Mistral Junior One Design World Championships
together with Mistral Prodigy 2007 World Challenge and Mistral 2007 Open World Challenge
Notice of Race: http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/files/usercontent/pages/NoR_Mist...
Wind Brazil 2007
The event begins with the Brazilian Open Championship from 22 to 25 November, and is followed by the 2007 Formula World Championship from 26 November to 2 December
Pre-Notice of Race: http://www.formulawindsurfing.org/nor.php?id=59
EVENT REPORTS
IFCA Slalom World Rankings - 2 June 2007
http://ifca.internationalwindsurfing.com/page0001v01news381.htm
ISAF World Sailing Rankings 30 May 2007 - RS:X
http://www.sailing.org/default.asp?PID=20906
2007 World Festival On The Beach, 16th-20th May 2007 - Mondello, Palermo
www.albaria.com - www.wwfestival.com
New record around Fehrmarn - 100 km in 2h 54m
Björn Dunkerbeck broke the record - "it was heavy 20 to 30 knots , but a lot of fun, the last one was 3h 2min!"
http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/files/usercontent/pages/P_surffe...
EFPT Milos Beach Open in Lefkada
http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/Default.asp?newsid=1521
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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