15th of December 2014Alex Morales joins the management committee
Steve Bodner, long serving member of the FW community, has decided to stand down from committee duties; Alex Morales has been co-opted to fill the vacancy and to represent the North American formula community.
20th of April 2014AGM Agenda published .....
The 2014 AGM will take place during the upcoming Worlds in the Azores.
There have been no proposals submitted to change Class Rules or Championship Rules.
28th of August 20132013 Annual General Meeting Minutes
Annual General Meeting of the International Formula Windsurfing Class held on Thursday 11th July 2013 in the competitor area, event site, Viganj, Croati. Here're minutes from the 2013 AGM.
2nd of July 20132013 AGM Agenda is published ...
This years Annual General Meeting can look forward to a good attendance, since the venue looks to have attracted a (potential) record entry.
It may be the first visit to Croatia for an IFWC Worlds, but if you are not booked in now you may be asking yourself - Why Not !?
The Agenda is long, even without many submissions to vote on, because there are some important "discussion" items that will help drive future class policy .
Agenda & proposals
14th of January 2013New Racing Rules of Sailing - Windsurfing Competition Rules - changes explained
Andrus Poksi, ISAF IJ from Estonia, has very kindly put together this short summary of changes to WCR in the RRS 2013>2016 edition.
26th of November 2012Class Rules updates
22nd of October 2012FW AGM 2012
Minutes are now published for the 2012 AGM held in Conil, Spain.
See also the Voting Results paper for details of voting - how many voted yes or no!
A detailed commentary o the meeting will be published later .
AGM voting results
30th of September 2012
27th of June 2012Notice of Annual General Meeting .....
the date of the 2012 AGM has been set for Thursday 23rd August , during the Worlds in Liepaja, Latvia.
10th of January 2012Come prepared ....
Come prepared ....
bring your Equipment Registration Form with you to the next formula championship ...
save yourself time and aggravation - think ahead .. you know it makes sense!
28th of December 2011Check the amended Class Rules
Amended Class Rules 2011
13th of November 2011Ten new board registration for 2012/13
ISAF have received 10 new board registrations from 8 brands for the 2012/13 racing period.
12th of October 2011Custom Heel Plates - not permitted
As a result of a request to ISAF for a "class rule interpretation" - we have been advised that the use of heel plates may not comply with our class rules.
9th of August 2011AGM Minutes published ....
Apologies for the delay in publishing the minutes - but it was considered necessary to discus within committee some of the implications of the decisions taken.
27th of June 2011Puerto Rico to host the 2011 AGM of Formula Windsurfing ...
The Annual General Meeting of the International Formula Windsurfing Class will take place during the World Championships hosted in San Juan, Puerto Rico....
13th of February 2010Updated Class Rules now published .....
The revised and updated Class Rules are now published. The main changes are in the wording and layout of some existing rules - to be in line with latest thinking and the ISAF 2009>2012 Equipment Rules of Sailing (ERS).
The fundamental rules about dimensions and limitations of equipment are unchanged.
Competitors are reminded about the new ISAF Windsurfing Competition Rules (WCR) regarding sail identification ( ie sail numbers - 3 letter country code and personal number ) which must be placed back to back on opaque white background . The 2009 AGNM agreed that this rule shall be applied from 2010.
Class Rules 2010
26th of November 2009 New World Ranking System...
The 2009 AGM in Santa Pola approved some signifiicant changes to the world Ranking System
31st of October 20092010/2011 Formula Board List now published -
ISAF have now published the list of new "Approved Production Boards" that are eligible to race in formula events from 1st January 2010.
23rd of September 2009Formula Windsurfing AGM decisions - the Future
The 2009 Worlds marked the end of a decade for formula windsurfing.
19th of September 2009AGM 2009 minutes...
AGM 2009 minutes... in read more
4th of September 2009
Annual General Meeting 2009of the International Formula Windsurfing Class
Check out the agenda for this meeting
15th of August 2009
Notice is given of Annual General Meeting for the International Formula Windsurfing Class which will take place on the 15th September 2009 during the forthcoming world championships in Santa Pola, Spain.
The agenda shall include:
Chairmans Report & Financial Statements;
Class Rules and Championship Rules;
and future championships.
Any proposals should be submitted to the iwa office by 30th August.
The Agenda, and details of proposals to be voted on, will be published on September 1st.
Note - there are no elections this year.
19th of February 2009New Windsurfing Competition Rules 2009>2012......
The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS)2005-2008 have been replaced by the 2009>2012 version...
16th of October 20082008 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - Minutes
2008 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - Minutes
1st of September 20082008 Annual General Meeting of the International Formula Windsurfing Class
2008 AGM - Agenda and proposals...
27th of August 2008
2008 AGM.... will take place during the forthcoming Worlds in Portimao. The meeting will be preceeded by the IWA AGM on the 10th September . National associations and competitors are reminded to forward any proposals for the meeting by 30th August.
It is also an election year for the class - nominations should be sent by the 30th ; and the final agenda will be published by 1st September .
Send your proposals and nominations to:
28th of January 2008Ranking System ...updated for 2008
The Ranking System has been updated to accommodate the Formula Grand Prix Tour and "Regional Tours ".
8th of September 2006AGM 2006 summary...
AGM 2006 summary...
8th of August 2006
AGM Notice .....
the 2006 Annual General Meeting of the International Formula Windsurfing Class shall take place during the forthcoming World Championships to be held in Gangneung ,South Korea.
The provisonal date is Thursday,September 7th ; and the exact time , date, location , and full agenda -including proposals to be voted upon - shall be published by August 24th.
This year there will be elections for committee and Chairman ; proposals and nominations for committee should be sent to the IWA office no later than August 22nd.
The agenda shall include ;
Changes to Class Rules and Championsip Rules including committee recommendations
Any other business.
2nd of January 2006
Please read AGM 2005 minutes