UKWA News for 2008

Whitwell delivers... 8 races for 125 competitors

A great turnout for Inlands 2, with over 120 racers competing in 8 races (including the marathon )...and that was just the main course! Congratulations to Midland Region for another super event.

Whitwell day 1-Xavier wins Marathon.

A successful days racing at Whitwell,Rutland Water- with 3 races for all fleets and the Marathon. The marathon record set by Ross Williams remains intact , but despite "challenging" conditons the top 4 positions were filled by formula racers..

FWOD and Allison Shreeve visit Inlands 2.....

The second leg of a short european tour to promote the formula bid for 2012 begins with a visit to UK by Allison Shreeve (AUS911).The three times (and current) formula world champion will be competing in the Inlands 2 , before moving onto Christchurch for the British Open....

RYA Juniors set for Whitwell..

Britain's budding windsurf stars of tomorrow have the chance to show off their fledgling talents this weekend (17-18 May) when the RYA stages its first ever RYA National Junior Windsurfing Championships at Whitwell, Rutland Water.

35 entries for Rhosneigr....

Despite the lack of wind & waves at Rhosneigr, the 35 entrants who made their way to North Wales had a cracking weekend of longboard windsurfing, wake boarding, snowboarding and endless toboggan runs at Llandudno Ski Centre and of course some quality evening entertainment courtesy of Dave Buckland and his crew.

One week to go to Inlands 2.

Following the success of Inlands one at Carsington the series continues next weekend 17th&18th May at Whitwell, Rutland Water.
5 events one great location ......

Funsport put the fun into Wave 2...

One day to go till the start of the UKWA Wave Round 2 at Rhosneigr. Funsport have organized a weekend of activities on!

Bournemouth NWW report......

light winds and unstable weather conditions were the order of the weekend!
The poor forecast inevitably deterred competitors on sunday; however the RYA information unit was kept busy with enquiries from the general public promenading in numbers

Anglesey on the horizon week to go until the UKWA Wave Championships Round 2 at Rhosneigr and have we got a fun packed weekend planned regardless of the wind & waves!

NWW join the UKWA in Bournemouth

With seven miles of golden sands and sparkling sea, the vibrant cosmopolitan town of Bournemouth has it all - what better location for the UKWA National Windsurfing on for further details

Chris Lewis on Clacton and the aims of the series

Jamie Hawkins leads Alan and Xavier out of the last bouy.Racing. A word that splits opinion across many sports, fear in some, excitement in others, and windsurfing is no different and in fact in many ways it's a sport that highlights this split more than others. This year Pryde Group UK have joined forces with the UKWA, to try and show us all that racing is...

Pre-entry and charter form for Kona Cup now available

Less than 3 weeks to the opening event in the all new 2008 British Kona Cup-a 5 event series held alongside UKWA national events from May to July.
Charter equipment will be made available for pre-entered Kona One Design racers.

WELSH CUP - Series 1...

Formula startline.The UKWA CUP SERIES kicked off last weekend with the Welsh Cup and the UKWA's first trip to Swansea; hosted by the Mumbles Yacht Club (MYC). Four races were completed for all fleets.

Inland series gets off to a fantastic start

Xavier FerletThe 2008 Inland series gets off to a fantastic start with 88 entries at Carsington. Despite the extreme cold, the race team gave competitors nine rounds of course racing which was both exciting and extremely competitive.