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THE WINDSURFING NEWSLETTER Issue #67 December 2007

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Annual National Class Fees 2008
Invoices will be sent to National Authorities in the next few days - prompt payment would be appreciated!
One design rigs for Techno 293 U15 and U17 divisions
At the 2007 Class AGM a proposal was agreed that the Class should undertake a selection process that will enable the introduction of one design rigs for the U15 and U17 divisions in international championships.
http://www.techno293.org/
Windsurfing men and women for 2012
The ten sailing events for the 2012 Olympic Games have been decided by the ISAF Council during the 2007 ISAF Annual Conference
http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/default.asp?menu=1&parent=0&grandparent=0&newsid=1589
IFCA AGM
Minutes of the 2007 IFCA AGM held on 4 October in Almanarre, France

http://ifca.internationalwindsurfing.com/page0199v01.htm
T293 AGM
Minutes of the Annual General Meeting of the Techno 293 Class held on Tuesday 4 September 2007 in Formentera, Spain
http://www.techno293.org/page0048v01.htm
Raceboard AGM 2007 - Minutes
Minutes of the Annual General Meeting held on 5 September 2007 in Formentera, Spain.
http://www.raceboard.org/page0140v01.htm
IWA AGM 2007 - Minutes
Minutes of the Annual General Meeting of the International Windsurfing Association held on 5 September in Formentera
http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/default.asp?menu=491&parent=10&grandparent=2
British Airways bans sporting equipment on flights
http://www.studentwindsurfing.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=356
LBWS - Longboard Windsurfing
A couple of enthusiasts in Australia have recently launched a website called LBWS - longboard windsurfing. The site aims to provide a forum for longboard enthusiasts from around the world to come together to discuss longboard windsurfing. 
http://www.lbws.com.au/
EVENT REPORTS
Wind Brazil 2007
Albeau - 2007 Formula World Champion
And so the 2007 championship comes to an end. We had good wind everyday and were able to keep exactly to the planned schedule for races. A different couse every day; 5 courses to test the all round ability of this formula fleet from 17 countries, representing 4 continents.
http://www.formulawindsurfing.org/event.php?id=120
The quest for 50 Knots - 20 November 2007
Patrik Diethelm and Antoine Albeau break the windsurfing production board and French windsurfing records respectively.
http://www.mastersofspeed.com/news.php?id=282
IFCA - World Slalom Championships - Men and Women
Dan Ellis (GBR 52, Fanatic, Naish Sails) from Great Britain and Valerie Ghibaudo (FRA 444, Tabou, Loft Sails) from France are the Slalom World Champions 2007

http://ifca.internationalwindsurfing.com/
Raceboard Worlds - Mendoza, Argentina - 1-7 October 2007
Mariano Reutemann takes the World Champion title!

http://www.raceboard.org/
Speed Windsurfing World Champions 2007
Antoine Albeau, Valerie Ghibaudo, Patrik Diethelm and Karin Jaggi are the new Speed Windsurfing World Champions 2007. The Overall Title for both men and women was decided by the last races of the last event in 2007.
http://www.speedsurfing.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=101&Itemid=33
UPCOMING EVENTS
Winter Racing in Cadiz
Online entry is now up and running for the New Year's Race and the Andalusian Olympic Week
http://www.fav.es/ with payment on site
2008 JYM European Championships - 20-24 March
Lega Navale, Civitavecchia will host the 2008 European Championship for Techno 293 (junior racers) and Raceboard Youth and Masters.
http://www.techno293.org/page0051v01.htm
FOR OTHER EVENTS
View the Calendar:
http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/default.asp?menu=13&parent=3&grandparent=0
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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