OCeanic CHAMPS - Heaven in fiji
Bula - what a great new lifestyle event.
Amazing hospitality and racing assured.
Get to paradise and enoy the racing, sun and fun.
All the info / NOR / accom is here:
Entry is here: https://bit.ly/3Wda5LQ
And contact Lisa Philp directly to access killer deals on accommodation and flights: firstname.lastname@example.org
Today (5 April 2023) the Australian Class have been informed that the International Windsurfer Class has reached an agreement with South of Perth Yacht Club to be the host and Organising Authority for the 2023 World Championships to be held in Western Australia from from December 29, 2023 – January 4, 2024 .
This is an extremely exciting outcome for the Australian Class who has worked so hard to get to the event to WA back in 2019 and then to have multiple deferments due to COVID.
Notice of Race and online entries are open >> EVENT Micro-site
Fiji Yachting has announced the first International Windsurfer Class Association (IWCA)
Oceania Windsurfer LT Championship at Natadola Beach.
A great venue for the magical Fijian hospitality and beautiful sailing conditions.
This will be a fantastic fly in fly out regatta with charter boards available - but get in early to reserve.
This event is part of the build up to the Pacific Games in the Solomon Islands in November 2023, all on the LT.
Get the Windsurfer Spirit in the Pacific - 50% fair racing, 50% social fun.
So mark your calendars - this will be an annual event.
Notice of Race including accommodation options here
More information - email Fiji Yachting
Amazing scenes at Lake Cootharaba in Queensland for the 2023 Australian Championships with a wash of colour flooding the lake.
A full racing program saw some amazing tight battles up and down the fleet. The largest LT regatta ever in the Southern Hemisphere.
Boy it was hot and boy it was fun. A great social and off water program added to the good vibes.
Read more here
See some awesome photos by Russel Witt
Get overall results here
The International Windsurfer Class (IWCA) has confirmed the next Windsurfer World Championships at South of Perth Yacht Club.
Very exciting to have a home Worlds. 200+ Aussies ? Check out some early info on board transport options
Or to purchase a limited edition board delivered to the regatta venue click here - need to act by March 15, 2023
See the details in the release and you can view the Preliminary Notice of Race here
GREAT regatta for aussie team at 2022 worlds
A record 360 competitors from 25 nations battled it out in a challenging week of light and shifty conditions at Mondello Beach, Sicily - October 3-9, 2022
Well done to the whole Aussie team of 40 sailors who did us proud in an unforgettable event.
Standout performances included:
Mike Lancey (NSW) - 2nd overall - Category C. / Medium Heavy
Tim Gourlay (WA) - 3rd overall - Cat. A / Lightweight
Jay Wild (WA) - 4th overall - Cat. B / Medium Light
Sarah Kenny (NSW) - 5th overall - Women
Rohan Cudmore (NSW) - 5th overall - Cat. C / Medium Heavy
Here is the link to the results by Division by Discipline: https://www.windsurferclass.org/.../windsurfer.../results/
2022/23 season key dates
Full steam ahead for another great year of Windsurfer lifestyle - 50% fair racing and 50% social fun.
Put these dates in the book:
Teams racing is back on the Windsurfer Class international calendar with a World Series event in Calasetta, Sardinia in late May.
Australia was represented by a Sydney based dream team featuring Paul Ivshenko, Matt Ivshenko, Stuart Gilbert and Jessica Crisp.
12 teams nominated including a series of Italian squads, along with internationals representing Spain, Finland, England and South Africa.
After having to go through undefeated in the final day the Aussie team prevailed over England in the final. Well done team.
See more of the action here
Stay tuned for team racing on the Aussie calendar in season 2022 / 23.
2022 nationals - perfect at parkdale
112 competitors enjoyed incredible sunshine, a variety of breezes and fantastic racing for the 44th Australian Championships.
Eight course races, double elimination slalom, marathon and freestyle were completed close to shore with spectators treated to a fantastic spectacle.
The Windsurfer spirit was on display with the 50% fair racing and 50% social fun ethos on full display.
A happy and awesome event - well done to the overall 2022 Windsurfer Class Australian champions:
Female: Sarah Kenny Male: Matty Whitnall Cruiser: Craig Spottiswood
Read more National Championships
2022 nationals entries top 90
Even with COVID holding us back we are looking at a a four day action packed regatta featuring Open racing, as well as the Cruiser division - a shortened course format for newcomers and returning racers.
With fabulous viewing from the PYC deck, the racing will be close to the beach - ideal for spectators.
With Course Racing, Slalom, Marathon and Freestyle - see Australia's best battle it out.
With thanks to the Windsurfer Classes fantastic sponsors - Vaikobi, Surf Logic Australia, Ivadore, Mobium Group and Windgenuity.
The 44th Nationals are supported by the Victorian State Government.
Watch the video to see why you can't miss this Windsurfer lifestyle showcase event and then go online and enter