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THE WINDSURFING NEWSLETTER Issue #66 September 2007

IFCA AGM
The agenda for the 2007 IFCA AGM to be held on 4 October in Almanarre, France at 20.00 hours has now been published.
http://ifca.internationalwindsurfing.com/page0199v01.htm
Slalom Ranking Update
Not much change at the top of the men's list but Turkish girls Cagla Kublat and Lena-Aylin Erdil have jumped into the second and third slots in the ladies behind leader Karin Jaggi.
http://ifca.internationalwindsurfing.com/page0194v01.htm
Provisional FW Ranking (after 2007 Whiteair Grand Prix) - top 100
http://www.formulawindsurfing.org/news.php?id=1313
AGM Formula Experience Class
Minutes of the 2007 Annual General Meeting of the Formula Experience Class held on Wednesday 15th August 2007, Estonia.
http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/files/usercontent/pages/FE_AGM_M...
ON NOW!
ISWC Walvis Bay 2007
Once again the magical Walvis Bay speedstrip provided perfect conditions for another great day of sailing
http://www.speedsurfing.org/
UPCOMING EVENTS
Tallinn Week, September 21st- 23rd 2007, Tallinn Olympic Yachting Centre
Notice of Race: http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/files/usercontent/pages/Tallinn_...
Accommodation: http://www.techno293.org/page0001v01news64.htm
Invitation to the top 4-in-1 Chiemsee Events End September 2007
http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/default.asp?menu=170&parent=165&...
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
IFCA - World Slalom Championships - Men and Women
Notice of Race has now been published for the 2007 World Slalom Championships - Men and Women - to be held from 2nd to 7th October 2007 at Almanarre Plage, Hyeres, France.
http://ifca.internationalwindsurfing.com/page0198v01.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...
Useful info: http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/files/usercontent/pages/general_...
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
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
The organiser, Asier Fernandez, and his team, backed by the island authority and Balearic Island government, have delivered a memorable event at the first attempt.
Results T293: http://www.techno293.org/page0044v01.htm
Results Raceboard: http://www.raceboard.org/page0138v01.htm
Whiteair Grand Prix
The first formula windsurfing Grand Prix to take place in the UK was won by Gonzalo Costa Hoevel (ARG3).
http://www.formulawindsurfing.org/
US Windsurfing Nationals Report
San Francisco served up some classic conditions with a stiff 25-30k breeze and plenty of voodoo chop for the last day of course racing at the US Windsurfing National Championships.
http://www.formulawindsurfing.org/news.php?id=1302
Engadinwind Ramp show
Swiss Spectators on the Silvaplana Lake saw a great show. The EFPT Riders presented great moves over the Ramp and went crazy on the water at this traditional Event.
http://www.efpt.net/newsdetails.php?n_id=248&PHPSESSID=f12f57d9a93a7d7a0...
2007 Audi Formula Festival in Talinn, Estonia, 13-18 August
The world champions of Formula Windsurfing in 2007 are: 1) Formula Experience - Oliver Tom Schliemann GER 1001; 2) U-20 – Robert Baldyga POL 18; 3) Women – Allison Shreeve AUS-911; 4) Masters – Anders Loeken NOR 12.
Event website, Tallinn - webcam, photos, results and news: http://event.extreme.ee/
FW Class Titles - Maciek Rutkowski POL-23 - is formula windsurfing u17champion; and Luis Marchegger (ITA 6) is FW "grand master" champion
Article by Allison Shreeve: http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/default.asp?menu=170&parent=165&...
Euro-Cup Silvaplana
On the final day of the Engadinwind.com in Silvaplana the famous Maloja wind finally arrived. In a perfect schedule the organization was able to run the marathon race and additionally two more races for the Windsurfing Euro-Cup. Steve Allen (AUS-0, Tabou, Gaastra), the current Formula Windsurfing World Champion from Australia confirmed his exceptional performance and dominated all the races.
http://www.euro-cup.org/
2007 Pegasus Airlines PWA World Cup, Alaçati
Alaçati delivers 5 out of 5 days severe slalom racing to match the PWA’s 100% wind record during this epic 2007 season. Antoine Albeau keeps his head to claim victory as an adrenaline overdose floors his rivals.
http://www.pwaworldtour.com/
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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