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RSX Class Weekly News - Olympic Windsurfing Newsletter -Feb 16th- Europeans 2008, Olympic Games NOR

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Singapore Airlines Sail Auckland - Day One
A mix of top international names and local talent is taking part in the Singapore Airlines Sail Auckland ISAF Grade One regatta on Auckland Harbour today. Read the rest of this entry

Apart City, Brest offer discounts to riders
For those coming to the 2008 RS:X European Championship in Brest from May 1st -10th, Apart City are offering discounts. These are apartments are located in the Kerinou residential district of Brest which means they are quiet and not to far from the shops Read the rest of this entry

2008 Olympic Regatta - NoR published
The Notice of Race draft for the 2008 Olympic Sailing Competition is now available, where it states the key conditions for the 11 sailing events atthe 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Read the rest of this entry

Last night I had a dream
By Patrik Pollak (SVK 1)
I went to see a premiere of a movie about Olympic windsurfing on the silver screen. I met all my friends from the past. People I had never met before approached me with lots of questions about Olympic windsurfing. They were amazed by all the beautiful places I visited, famous windsurfers from all over the world I knew and called my friends. I saw the report from the latest world cup race the following day on my favorite sport channel and received the latest DVD from the previous world cup season later that day. Read the rest of this entry

2008 Europeans - Accommodation
The Brest Tourist board are co-ordinating your efforts to book accommodation for the upcoming RS:X European Championship on behalf of Les Crocodiles de l’Elorn, the organisers. For those who want to make their bookings early, the best place to start is Read the rest of this entry

2008 RS:X Youth World Championship
The RS:X Youth World Championship will take place from December 7th to 14th in Pattaya, Thailand and is being organised by the Eastern Windsurfing Club. The NoR is being finalised now as is the travel and hotel deal so stay tuned and we’ll get back to you asap.

2008 RS:X Youth European Championship
The RS:X Youth European Championship is set for Mondello, Sicily, Italy and the dates are July 25th - August 2nd. The organisers are the Albaria Windsurfing Club so it should be a good event. The NoR has been posted at

Moscow or Singapore for the 2010 Youth Olympics?
Moscow and Singapore were chosen through a postal vote by the Executive Board of the IOC last week, and will now be submitted to a postal vote by the IOC members. The winning city will be announced by IOC President Jacques ROGGE in a live web cast on provisionally scheduled for 21 February. Read the rest of this entry

Olympic sailing fears dismissed
By Ollie Williams
The man overseeing this year’s Olympic sailing has played down concerns that conditions at the Qingdao venue could turn medal events into a lottery. GB team manager Stephen Park believes light winds could limit the number of races and make results unpredictable. But Jerome Pels, secretary general of the International Sailing Federation, told BBC Sport the Qingdao venue had performed well in test events. Read the rest of this entry


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