Posted : 8th of April 2010

2010 Formula Windsurfing European Festival

Italy, Cagliari, 05-10 July '10
1.1 The 2010 Cagliari Formula Windsurfing European Festival will be held from Monday 5th July to Saturday 10th July 2010.
1.2 The Festival includes the European Championships for Formula Windsurfing Youth, Formula Windsurfing Master, and Formula Experience. The Festival also includes an international event for the senior division in Formula Windsurfing.

2.1 The Championships will be organised by the Windsurfing Club Cagliari for and on behalf of, and under specified conditions laid down by, the International Formula Windsurfing Class (IFWC) and the Formula Experience Class (FEC), in co-operation with the International Windsurfing Association (IWA), the Associazione Italiana Classi Windsurf (AICW) and the Italian Sailing Federation (FIV).
2.2 The event is organised in conjunction with, and sponsored by, Regione SARDEGNA and Città di Cagliari.

3.1 The event will be based at the Windsurfing Club Cagliari, in Cagliari Gulf, in front of the Poetto Beach.
3.2 Cagliari is the largest town of Sardinia and is located in the south of the island.
3.3 Conditions to be expected: sunny; winds NW kts 20/22 - S/SE kts 12/14; water temperature 23 ºc; air temperature 27 ºc.

4.1 This is an IWA sanctioned event governed by:
4.1.1 The ISAF Racing Rules of Sailing – Windsurfing Competition Rules (WCR);
4.1.2 The relevant Class Rules and the Championship Rules;
4.1.3 No National Authority prescriptions will apply.
4.2 If there is a conflict between languages the English text will take precedence.

5.1 ISAF Regulation 20 - Advertising Code- shall apply.
5.2 Competitors may be required to carry advertising for event sponsors – both on their sails, and on a lycra vest if supplied by the organiser.

6.1 All entries shall meet the requirements of ISAF Regulation 19 - Eligibility Code.
6.2 Competitors shall be members of the relevant National Class Association, and National Associations shall be paid up members of the IFWC and/or the FEC. Where no recognised national class association exists competitors shall be members of the IFWC or FEC.
6.3 Membership formalities can be completed on site.
6.4 Entries shall be online via IWA website at
6.5 Competitors shall provide the following documentation prior to completing registration formalities on site:
- Original Entry Form (Form 1)
- Proof of Entry Fee payment
- Evidence of valid third party insurance
- Proof of age
- Parental/legal Guardian Assent (Form 2) - for those under age of 18
- Medical Treatment Permission (Form 3) - for those under age of 18 or on their parents medical insurance policy 2010 Cagliari FW European Festival – Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy – 5-10 July 2010 – Notice of Race p1 of 6

6.6Coaches and team support personnel shall provide the following documentation prior to completing registration formalities on site:
- Original Coach Entry Form (Form 4)
- Proof of Coach Entry Fee payment
- Boat Driving Licence (if applicable)
- Evidence of valid third party insurance

7.1 The Entry Fee is as follows: Junior (120 euro), Youth (150 euro), Senior & Master (180 euro).
7.2 Entry Fees paid by June 15th 2010 shall receive a 20 euro discount. Late entries may incur a 20 euro surcharge.
7.3 The Coach Entry Fee is 50 euro for coaches and other team personnel.
7.4 Bank transfers shall be in the name of The International Windsurfing Association and be sent to:
Account Name: The International Windsurfing Association
Euro Account #: 52977299
Sort Code: 20-08-44
Bank Details: Barclays Bank Plc, Birmingham, UK
SWIFTBIC: BARCGB22 (Bank Identifier Code)
IBAN: GB93 BARC 2008 4452 9772 99
7.5 Entries made on site shall be made in cash only (euros).

8.1.1 These Championships are single discipline (racing) “open entry” events.
8.1.2 Girls/women may race separately from boys/men depending upon entry numbers.
8.1.3 A minimum of 5 entries is required to constitute a division or sub-division.
8.1.4 A minimum of 3 races shall be completed by a class or division to validate a championship or event for that class or division.
8.2.1 This championship shall be for men and women.
8.2.2 There may be prizes for competitors in all age division, and Light and Heavy weight divisions.
8.3.1 This championship shall be for men and women of division D.
8.3.2 There may be separate prizes for Junior competitors using maximum sail of 10.0 sq.m.
8.4.1 This championship is for men and women of division F.
8.4.2 There may be separate prizes for competitors in division G.
8.5.1 This championship is for men and women of division E.
8.5.2 There may be separate prizes for women and lightweight men.
8.6.1 A competitor must have reached the minimum age limit, in the relevant division, by Dec. 31st 2009.
8.6.2 A competitor must not be older than the maximum age limit, in the relevant division, by Dec. 31st 2010.
8.6.3 A Junior (C) shall be under the age of 17. (Born in or after 1994)
8.6.4 A Youth (D) shall be under the age of 20. (Born in or after 1991)
8.6.5 A Senior (E) is a man who has reached the age of 20 but is less than 35, or a woman who has reached the age of 20 but is less than 30.
8.6.6 A Master (F) is a man who has reached the age of 35 (1974>) or for a woman, 30 (1979>).
8.6.7 A Grand Master (G) is a man who has reached the age of 45 (1964>) of for a woman, 40 (1969>).

9.1 Event Schedule
Saturday/Sunday July 3/4th Arrival & Training
Monday July 5th 10.00 to 18.00hrs Registration & Equipment Inspection
20.00hrs Opening Ceremony
Tuesday July 6th 10.00 hrs Skippers Meeting
11.00 hrs Racing
Wednesday July 7th 11.00 hrs Racing
Thursday July 8th 11.00 hrs Racing
Friday July 9th 11.00 hrs Racing
Saturday July 10th 11.00 hrs Racing
16.00 hrs Last possible warning sign
20.00 hrs Prize Giving and Closing Ceremony
Sunday July 11th Departure

9.2 The scheduled time of the warning signal for the first race each day is 11.00hrs.
9.3 The warning signal for the last race of each day shall not be after 19.00hrs.

10.1 It is the responsibility of each competitor to ensure that his/her board and equipment conforms to its Class Rules, and an Equipment Inspection Form is returned to the Event Equipment Inspector before the start of competition.
10.2 Equipment checks may be made throughout the event.
10.3 Competitors shall bring their own equipment. A limited amount of charter equipment may be available, contact IWA office for details.

11.1 The 'Championship SIs' will be available at registration, as will the Event Programme scheduling social events.
11.2 Alterations to the SIs shall be approved by the Class Representative.

12.1 Courses shall be as prescribed in the Championship Rules or in the Sailing Instructions.

13.1 An International Jury will be appointed in accordance with the RRS Appendix N.
13.2 Their decisions will be final and cannot be appealed, as specified in RRS 70.5.

14.1 Scoring will be in accordance with WCR Appendix A, as amended by the Championship Rules.

15.1 Coach boats will be available for charter on a first come, first served, basis. Apply to the organisers for details of
cost and availability. Applications should be made by June 15th 2009 using Form 5.
15.2 Support boats shall clearly display their national 3 letter country code in black on a white background, either on a flag of a minimum of 50cm x 40cm in size or on the cover of their outboard engine.

16.1 On completion of registration and continuing until the end of the regatta, when ashore (other than when launching and retrieving), all equipment shall be kept in their assigned places. Removal of any equipment from the regatta site may require prior written approval from the race committee. Access to equipment in the storage area during certain hours, including hours of darkness may be restricted.
16.2 Unless otherwise directed by the LOA, all competing boards and equipment shall be launched and retrieved from the designated area specified in SI’s and on the club website:

17.1 Medals or trophies shall be awarded to the first three competitors in each Division depending on entry numbers. Categories to be awarded in each properly constituted division will be posted on the official notice board after the close of registration.
17.2 The first man or woman in FWYEC shall be known as the Formula Windsurfing Youth European Champion.
17.3 The first man or woman in FWMEC shall be known as the Formula Windsurfing Masters European Champion.
17.4 The first man or woman in the FEEC shall be known as the Formula Experience European Champion.

18.1 If personal buoyancy is prescribed every competitor and support boat crewmember shall wear a personal flotation device that shall conform to the minimum standard of ISO 12402-5 (Level 50). Alternative or additional standards may be prescribed in the SI’s.
18.2 Personal buoyancy is mandatory for all competitors under 17 years of age.

19.1 Competitors take part in all races at their own risk. The organiser, IWA, IFWC, FEC, AICW and FIV or any of their officials or representatives or the sponsors or their officials or representatives are not responsible, under any circumstances, for any damage, loss or injury either ashore or on the water either to persons or equipment, which may result.
19.2 Participation in this event, supporting events and in each race in them is at the sole discretion of the sailor and at his/her own risk. Notice is drawn to RRS 4.

20.1 Competitors shall possess valid third party liability insurance with a minimum cover of 1 million Euro.
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20.2 Coach and support boat drivers shall also have a valid third party liability insurance with a minimum cover of 5 million Euro.

In registering for the event, competitors automatically grant to the Organising Authority the right in perpetuity to make, use and show from time to time at their discretion, any motion pictures, still pictures and live, taped or filmed television and other reproduction of them, taken during the period of the event, for the said Championship as defined in the Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions in which he/she participates without compensation.

22.1 Attendance at the Opening Ceremony, Prize Giving and Closing Ceremony is mandatory.
22.2 The organiser reserves the right to refuse entry to those whose standard of attire is not commensurate with the occasion.

Transfers can be arranged from Cagliari and Alghero airports to the event site. For details and cost please contact the organiser by completing and forwarding Form 7.
Camper vans can be parked at the club, but space must be booked in advance by using Form 6.

Where to sleep
MEDITERRANEO lungomare C. Colombo, 46 - 09125 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 342361 fax +39.070 301274 sito web: - email: info@hotelmediterraneo
REGINA MARGHERITA viale Regina Margherita, 44 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 670342 fax +39.070 668325sito web: - email:
MIRAMARE via Roma, 59 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 664021 - +39 338 8850115 fax +39.070 664021 sito web: - email:
PANORAMA viale Armando Diaz, 231 - 09126 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 307691 fax +39.070 305413 sito web: - email:
CAESAR'S via Darwin, 2/4 - 09126 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 340750 fax +39.070 340755 sito web: - email:
HOLIDAY INN viale Umberto Ticca - 09122 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 5379 fax +39.070 2110401 sito web: - email:
SARDEGNA via Lunigiana, 50 - 09122 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 286245 - +39.070 282222 fax +39.070 290469 sito web: - email:
T HOTEL via Dei Giudicati sn - 09131 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 47400 fax +39.070 474026 sito web: - email:
SETAR via L. da Vinci, 1/3 - 09045 Quartu Sant'Elena (CA), loc. Soru E Mari, tel. +39.070 892031 fax +39.070 890008 sito web: - email:
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QUATTRO MORI via G.M.Angioy, 27 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 668535 fax +39.070 666087 sito web: - email:
DUE COLONNE via Sardegna, 4 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070/658710 fax +39.070/654783 sito web: - email:
ITALIA via Sardegna, 31 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 660410 fax +39.070 650240 sito web: - email:
CALAMOSCA SUL MARE viale Calamosca, 50 - 09126 Cagliari (CA), loc. Calamosca, tel. +39.070 371628 -+39 +39.070 370252 fax +39.070 370346 sito web: - email:
JOLLY Circonvallazione Nuova, Pirri - 09134 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 529060 - +39.070 521373 fax +39.070 502222 sito web: - email:
ULIVI E PALME A.R. via P. Bembo, 25 - 09131 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 485861 fax +39.070 486970 sito web: - email: for more information (B&B, guesthouse,..)

Where to eat
3 ARCHI viale Armando Diaz, 95 - 09125 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 664487 fax +39.070 6851738
4 MORI via G. Maria Angioy, 93 - 09100 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 650269
AL PORTO via Sardegna, 44 - 09100 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 663131
AMPURIAS via Savoia, 4 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 666566 fax +39.070 666566
BATACLAN via Sassari, 86 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 658513
CI PENSA CANNAS via Sardegna, 37 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 667815
CRACKERS corso Vittorio Emanuele, 195 - 09123 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 653912
DA MONICA E AHMED Vittorio Emanuele, 119 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 6402045 - +39.329 2625491
DA NOI DUE corso Vittorio Emanuele, 335 - 09123 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 656901
DAL CORSARO viale Regina Margherita, 28 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 664318 fax +39.070 653439
DA SERAFINO DAL 1966 via Lepanto, 6 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 651795
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FLORA via Sassari, 45 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 664735 fax +39.070 658219
GENNARGENTU via Sardegna, 60/c - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 658247 - +39.070 672021
IL GATTO viale Trieste, 15 - 09123 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 663596
IL MOLO (RARI NANTES) cal. Trinitari - 09100 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 308959
IL PICCOLO RISTORO DEI MILLE via Sardegna, 64 - Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 684572
ITALIA via Sardegna, 30 - 09100 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 657987 - 338 2333859
LA CANTINA 2 via Sardegna, 40 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 663864
LA GOBBETTA via Sardegna, 23 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 655190
LA GROTTA via Vittorio Porcile, 7 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 663350
LILLICU via Dei Carroz, 14 - 09100 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 502959 - +39.329 0561708
LO ZODIACO via Sassari, 59 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 670333
LUIGI POMATA viale Regina Margherita, 14 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), 335 1509191
MANÀ MANÀ via Savoia, 15 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 651759
OPERA PRIMA via Campidano, 9 - 09125 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 684619
QUIRINUS via Angioy, 82 - 09100 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 67+39.0702 fax +39.070 288767
SA DOMU SARDA via Sassari, 51 - 09100 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 653400
TRATTORIA DEL PORTO via Molo Dogana - 07100 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 659613

Where to rent AUTO and SCOOTER
MEREU AUTOSERVIZI s.r.l. Piazza Giovanni XXIII, 38 - Cagliari - Tel. +39.070.494345 - Fax +39.070 493265, numero verde 800-254541

Sail Service
VELERIA FREE SAIL Cagliari, viale Marconi 225, tel. + 39.+39.070 493683, cell. +39.368 7721231, email:, website:

Join the discussion

Dave Coles | 4th June 2010 (21:44:59)

We are hoping to attend this event,could you please advise us on accomadation for this event ,something within walking distance would be good Cheers Dave Coles GBR1000

SWE73 | 10th June 2010 (21:11:49)

Is the competition in Sardinia the European Championship for Seniors or is it just an ordinary regatta???? The Calendar does´nt tell i think or the NoR either.

Can someone clearify??

Anonym | 11th June 2010 (10:04:54)

FW European Featival - FE, FW Youth & FW Masters European Championships, 05-10 July '10

ceri | 11th June 2010 (15:38:16)

it is not the european championship for senior ; but there is a senior fleet for prizes (and to enjoy the event) as we do at all the festival events

racer | 11th June 2010 (22:14:00)

how about europeans? ive heard about garda september..

ceri | 12th June 2010 (12:55:32)

sorry - not garda this year; it is hoped to secure an event there in 2011

Anonym | 12th June 2010 (17:52:27)

is fw dead

falco | 12th June 2010 (18:06:46)

Estonia should be nice

francesco zarbo | 16th June 2010 (19:15:43)

No wy to open the nor of Sola Norway

ceri | 17th June 2010 (08:01:59)

hi, it opens for me

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