17th of January 2017, Portugal, Carmim Lago Alqueva 2017- Portugal Formula Windsurfing Series

Alqueva - the lands of the great lake. Venue of Iberian Inland Championship

The Alqueva dam in Portugal is the largest dam in Western Europe. The construction of this dam created the largest artificial lake in Western Europe, with 250 km2 surface and over 1100 kms of margins and extending over 80 kms of the course of the Guadiana River.

The Great Lake as it is known, has flooded villages that had to be rebuilt and replicated elsewhere, submerged Roman castles, millenary olive trees and dozens of traditional windmills and weirs.


Located in the Alentejo the largest area of Portugal, are lands with traces of very ancient human occupation as the cromlech of Xarez of about 4,000. AC. Small jewels of history and culture, medieval castles and fortresses sixteenth century, residences of the kings and navigators.

The Great Lake Alqueva (Alqueva Dark Sky Reserve) was the first region in the world where the sky was considered a reservation for observations of stars and get certified Starlight Tourism Destination assigned by UNESCO and the World Tourism Organization.
Alqueva is the most strategic water reserve in Europe.


Event sponsors : CARMIM - Cooperative Agricultural Reguengos de Monsaraz , Tourist Guide of Reguengos de Monsaraz, www.turismoalqueva.pt





12th of May 2020Cancelation notice - 2020 Youth and Masters World Championships

Due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic the Polish Windsurfing Association (PSW) in agreement with the International Formula Windsurfing Class Association (IFWC) have been forced to cancel the 2020 Youth and Masters World Championships.

16th of March 2020Formula Foil South Americans a success

43 racers signed up for the first Formula Foil South American Championships hosted by the Asociacion Argentina de Windsurf on Lake Potrerillos, Mendoza, Argentina.

19th of December 2019FW Committee policy for 2020 – titles

The following world titles will be awarded at class championships in 2020 : Mens, Womens, Youth and Masters Formula Foil World Champion

8th of December 2019Vanora ENGADINWIND by Dakine will host the Formula Foil World Championship in 2020

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13th of November 2019iFoil - The Olympics 2024 and beyond

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5th of November 2019Family power - Azores Windfoil Challenge

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5th of November 2019World Sailing’s Annual Conference wraps up in Bermuda – iFoil confirmed for 2024

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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.