27th of January 2011, Latvia, FW European Championships and Grand Prix

Liepaja-city where the wind is born - venue for the Formula European Championships ....


Liepaja has become a well known destination for hosting windsurfing events. Situated in the south west of Latvia, on the shores of the Baltic Sea, the venue has excellent wind conditions throughout the year.
"City where the wind is born" - is the common understanding of Liepaja throughout Latvia. One of the countries major cities and ports, Liepaja also boasts a long sandy beach stretching north to south, the length of the city.
The race site will be located a short walking distance from the City Centre, with ample nightlife, and a wide range of affordable accommodation. Liepaja airport, with daily flights from Moscow, Hamburg and Copenhagen, is 15 minutes from the city. The organiser will provide transfers from the country's major international airport in Riga.

This high profile event has the full support of the city and national sports organisations. Experienced in hosting major international competitions, the organisers and sponsors look forward to greeting the formula racers in Liepaja and can assure them of a memorable championship.

Notice of Race

12th of October 2019Working Party Recommendation. 2024 Olympic Games

Following comprehensive on-water testing and evaluation against the approved criteria, the Working Party recommends the selection of the Starboard iFoil as the equipment for the windsurfer events in 2024.

19th of August 2019World Sailing has shortlisted five tenders to attend the Paris

2024 Men's and Women's Windsurfer sea trials from 29 September to 3 October 2019 at Circolo Surf Torbole on Lake Garda, Italy.

12th of August 2019Windsurfing review for Paris 2024

Among the ten events for the Paris 2024 Olympics is Men's and Women's Windsurfing, and a review is underway to determine whether the RS:X equipment, which has served the event since the 2008 Games, will continue beyond Tokyo 2020. World Sailing has received seven tenders by Class Associations and Manufacturers that request consideration to be the selected equipment for Paris 2024.

26th of July 2019MINUTES - 2019 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of International Formula Windsurfing Class

26th of July 2019Survey - 2024 Men’s and Women’s Windsurfer equipment selection

World Sailing is now inviting manufacturers and Class Associations to tender to be selected as the Men's and Women's Windsurfer equipment to be used at the 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition.

6th of July 2019The first Formula Windsurfing Foil champion

It was Maciej Rutkowski from Poland and Steve Allen from Australia, who battled it out until the final race.

22nd of June 2019Class Rule C.6.2.1 – Limitations

This rule limits a competitor to the use of ONE (1) FOIL.

22nd of June 2019ELECTIONS - 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

3rd of June 20192019 Baltic Cup - video report