7th of March 2009Portimao postponed....

Neither the PWA Guincho Wave nor FW Portrimao evemts have received final confirmation of support from the POR Tourism authorities.

6th of March 2009The 24th Calema Midwinters Windsurfing Festival .....

1st of March 2009Sail Identification and the Advertising Code

The purpose of this newsitem is to illustrate the important changes for 2009.

25th of February 2009Wilhelm Schurmann (BRA999) on formula windsurfing, and other things ...

23rd of February 2009FW Ranking

Gonzalo, Wilhelm and Ross on top of the ranking...

18th 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The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS)2005-2008 have been replaced by the 2009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

16th of February 2009Asociacion Mendocina de Windsurf to host South American Championships ...

The 2009 South American Formula Windsurfing Championships will take place from 20th to 24th March in Mendoza province, Argentina...

2nd of February 2009Ranking Calendar

National Associations and event organisers are reminded to send details of their ranking events for 2009.

2nd of February 20092009 Andalucia Windsurfing World Festival presented at FITUR....

Representatives of the organising committee for the 2009 Andalucia World Festival were on hand at FITUR 2009 for the official launch of this years mega formula windsurfing event.

26th of January 200924th Calema Midwinters......

Calema Windsurfing will this year be celebrating 25 years in the business.

22nd of January 20092009 South American Championships

The event in Mendoza, Argentina has been confirmed.

20th of January 20092008 Formula Windsurfing Youth Worlds, Peru

Gutek Kurczewski POL-75 event report.

17th of January 2009Peru Report

End of event report.

17th of January 2009Membership renewals and Ranking calendar

Class Membership renewals have been sent out.

14th of January 2009

NZL Nationals...
Manly Sailing Club at Whangaparaoa will be hosting the 2009 National Championship between February 18th- 22nd (5 days)
Yachting NZ have agreed that the event can be recognised as the official FW Nationals; the event is also "open" ( to competitors from outside NZL) and is consequently sanctioned as a Level 3 World Ranking event.
If you are thinking of attending our NZL representative - Ray Smith - would like to hear from you.

Email Ray at - raysmith@xtra.co.nz

The Notice of Race is here

Manly Sailing Club website

8th of January 2009

Check the equipment lists:
GP Fortaleza
FW Festival...

7th of January 2009

Photos from the Prize Giving in Peru

24th of December 2008Fernando Martinez 42 ---- best formula sailor of 2008...

Fernando Martinez 42 ---- best formula sailor of 2008. Winning US Nationals and the National Tour
You just won the 2008 US National and the National Racing Tour. How do you feel about this?

23rd of December 2008First news...

12:54 | 5 days to the start of this years World Festival. Already some teams are already in Ancon preparing. This news just in from Piotr Jankoviak -
\\"We have untill today all days wind 15knots, that starts about 11.00 am and last till afteroon. Ancon is situated by the bay with mountains around, the wind is side offshore, sometimes gusty, no waves. Organizers are very helpfull and nice people. Yacht Club Ancon has very a very nice club, with pools, free acces to internet.\\"

22nd of December 2008

2009 Formula Grand Prix dates.....

The provisional calendar for the 2009 Grand Prix Tour is now published. So many enquiries have been made from both national associations and individual racers that it was felt necessary to publish now.
We are confident most, if not all, will go ahead.
Detailed arrangements - travel , accommodation etc - should not be made until the Notice of Race ( or Provisional NoR ) is published.
The polish organisers are working hard to upgrade the Pobierowo Chamlleger to a Grand prix .

GP - Porto Santo, POR. 3>8 March - tbc
GP- Sines. POR. 21 >26 April - tbc
GP/Europeans - Portimao, POR. 12>17 May - tbc

FW Challenger - Pobierowo,POL. 24>26 July
GP- Allegro Cup, Leba, POL. 30 july > 2 august
GP- Sopot, POL. 5>8 August

GP - Sao Paulo , BRA October - tbc
GP- Fortaleaza, BRA. 24>29 November

17th of December 2008

NSW Formula Windsurfing Championships 13-14 December 2008...

4th of December 20082009 North American Championships ...

2009 North American Championships ...
is confirmed for January 17th to 19th in Miami , and will form part of the Alex Caviglia Bluewater Classic

4th of December 2008Actual FW Ranking

4th of December 2008FW Grand Prix 2008 - final results

FW GP 2008 final results

25th of November 2008Registration day...

22:03 | Registration is over - the top 6 brazilian sailors from the world ranking have signed on : joining Schurmann are Fabio and Victor Melo, Gabriel Browne, Paulo Dos Reis, and Matthias Pinheiro.
Skippers meeting is at 10.30 tomorrow , with first possible start at 12.00

24th of November 2008FW Ranking after South Americans and Brazilian Fw Champs. Top 100

21st of November 2008Wind Brasil 2008 ..... kicks off with the Brazilian Open Championship from 21st to 23rd in Fortaleza, Ceara.

Wind Brasil 2008 ..... kicks off with the Brazilian Open Championship from 21st to 23rd in Fortaleza, Ceara.

21st of November 20082009 World Festival confirmed....

The 2009 world festival, that includes World Championships for FE and FW Junior Youth and Masters , will take place from 4th to 11th July.

14th of November 2008Venue change for Formula Festival in Peru...

Due to unforseen circumstances the organisers have decided to move the venue for the 2008 Formula World Festival from Paracas to Ancon.

11th of November 2008Wind Brasil Accommodation deal ...

Arrow Marketing have arranged a great accommodation deal for competitors