1st of July 20212021 AGM minutes and election results

22nd of June 2019ELECTIONS - 2019 Annual General Meeting of the Formula Windsurfing Class

To be held on Tuesday 2nd July 2019, after racing, at the event venue, Puck

19th of June 2019Agenda - 2019 Annual General Meeting of the Formula Windsurfing Class

To be held on Tuesday 2nd July 2019, after racing, at the event venue, Puck

19th of October 20182018 Annual General Meeting minutes

The meeting was held on Wednesday 19th September 2018, Clube Naval Portimao.

9th of October 2018Committee changes ...

Following this years AGM Vasco Chaveca has decided to step down from the class committee.

29th of June 20172017 AGM of the International FW Class - MINUTES

Thursday 29th June 2017, Santa Croce, Italy.

8th of February 2017General Meeting approves change to Production Board Rule

The committee approved a change from 50 boards to 25 boards required to commit to producing by brand registering a design with World Sailing.

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
Voting Paper

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

The updated version of class rules is now available.

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 minutes
AGM voting results

30th of September 2012

AGM 2012 - Agenda
Please read:

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...

check it