The first event of the year is only a few weeks away, we're just getting the individual event information up now, starting with the first event, the Slalom series event at Hayling.
UKWA News for 2006
Following the success of last years 'Mystery Windsurfer' competition Mr Simpson is contributing a Luxury Easter Egg once more for this Years Easter Competition...
Marazion will see course racing and slalom events run at the same race site and other events in future if the concept works. Many competitors make a holiday of this event in the beautifully picturesque location of Marazion overlooked by St Michael's Mount. So this year Marazion reverts to a four day event.
"Windsurfer Keith Atkinson has won the inaugural Kentish Times and Reporter Sports Personality of the year."
RYA Team GBR RSX youth squad member Ed Strange and his sister Kate took on the best in the English Indoor Rowing Championships this weekend (29th Jan) at Manchester Velodrome. They both competed at their best and Ed finished an amazing 2nd in the Junior 14 class and took the silver medal, which was presented to him by Sir Steve Redgrave.
Congratulations to Nick Dempsey & Bryony Shaw, flying the flag on the top steps of the podium. Lucy Horwood seems to have crossed over to daggerboard equiped racing from formula & picked up 3rd place, ahead of team mate & former Womens Formula World Champion Christine who took 5th place.
As part of the 2006 Camel Cup, held at Club Dahab between the 5th - 12th March, you have the chance to represent your local sailing spot and take on Pro teams from the top UK brands and shops.
UKWA Juniors Dan Simpson of Oxfordshire and Richard Jones of Derbyshire are planning to windsurf across the English Channel this spring. They aim to become the youngest windsurfers to achieve this feat and to raise a lot of money for the NSPCC and the Oxford Children's Hospital Campaign, see Dan's site for details.
Ricardo Campello and Daida Moreno prolong their London titles. Nik Baker's Domination of the slalom wasn't quite enough to get back his overall title, Ricardo's 2nd slalom and 1st in the jump sealed the overall result.
The Camel Cup is back, once again hosted by Club Dahab. If you missed out last year, you won't want to again. Come and join in the fun. Go faster than you've ever been as you race against your mates and with some of the UK's top slalom Pro's.