2nd of May 2014, Portugal, 2014 Azores Formula Windsurfing World Championship

It doesn't get much closer than this

With a maximum of three races possible on the final day, the title of 2014 Formula Windsurfing World Champion is still not certain. Just one point now between GBR-83 at the top and AUS-0 in second, and ARG-3 in third has narrowed the gap to just five points!

Despite Ross Williams winning the first two races today a 5 and 6th in the last two meant Steve Allen closed up on the overnight leader with a bullet in the last race of the day.

In third place overall on the leaderboard, star sailor of the day was Gonzalo Costa Hoevel who, despite some problems in the first race of the day, came back with a first and a second in the next 2 races. This was enough to consolidate his position on the podium step but also brought him closer to Steve Allen. He was leading in race 12 but damaged his boom and was fortunate to finish in 4th.

Fierce contests are going on right down the leaderboard with places being exchanged, many competitors are getting used to the tough conditions and seem better able to manage the big gusts of wind hitting the course area. In the final, and windiest, race the conditions swung from an average of 18 knots to 28 knots in the strongest gusts.

The last day is going to be immense. Skippers meeting will be at 9.00 with first possible warning signal at 10.00. Stay tuned!

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

3rd of June 2019A view from the chair

A personal opinion after many years racing and representing international formula windsurfing class.