UKWA News for 2008

Andy King wins in Ireland

Andy defeated rivals Steve Thorpe (2nd) and John Hibbard (3rd) to win the Pro Fleet in round 1 of the 4 Nations. Louise Emery won the Amateurs and Tom Knox the Juniors.
More photos and full results soon.

4 Nations Ireland - day 3 report

Smackin the lip in IrelandA perfect head high swell greeted the sailors on day three of the Four Nations Championships in Brandon Bay, Ireland.
Today it was the turn of the Amateurs, Juniors, Ladies and Irish pros to have they're crack at the emerald lips of Brandon Bay.

NWW and The Windsurfing Movie

The Windsurfing MovieTo get National Windsurfing Week off on the right note, there is going to be a special screening of the iconic film "The Windsurfing Movie" at The Prince Charles Cinema near Leicester Square in London, on the evening of Tuesday 29th April.This will be the first, and probably only, opportunity to see what many feel to be the best film ever made about windsurfing on a big screen.

2008 AGM Agenda.....

UKWA logoThe UKWA AGM 2008 will be held at Mumbles Yacht Club, 746 Mumbles Road, Swansea SA3 4EL , on Saturday 26th April 2008 at 7.00pm
Links to the 2007 AGM Minutes and 2007 Accounts have been added...

Inland 1 -Carsington -19/20 April..

UKWA Inland National Championships Round 1
UKWA MIdland Region Round 3
Team 15 Championships Round 1
read on for more info....

Bring a friend! lets all work to get bigger fleets!

This recent posting on the forum deserves front page exposure.
New initiatives from the Committee include:
Bring a new recruit and earn £10 discount from your entry fee;
new members get their first event free .

great start to slalom season...

The 2008 JP/Pryde Series got underway today in Clacton.
In the Top Flight there was a welcome return to competition for Jamie Hawkins (GBR 96)-jamie enjoyed his first event after a break of 5 years.! It was much closer at the top of Challenge fleet with young pretender Paul Kearns fighting off the challenge of masters Adrian Wallis & Dave "vinnie" Standing.

One week to go to Inlands 1

The UKWA Inland National Championships starts at Carsinton Water on 19th /20th April.
Everything is in place for another fantastic Inland Series. Racing for all fleets from 3.5
For further details follow the link or go to

Top Marks to Pryde UK...

Eddy standing with the Bouycongratulations.... and big thank you to PRYDE GROUP UK for supplying a complete set of new marks for the racing season.

RS:X open training .....

The UKWA has received funding from the RYA to run a series of "open" training sessions for RS:X sailors - no age barrier , for squad and non squad racers. Full details will be posted.
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RYA National Junior Champs

RYA poster for Junior Championships.Ideal for Team 15 sailors and open to all young windsurfers whether part of a club or not. A friendly and fun event for all the family, a two - day event with onsite camping.

Midlands 2 coming up....

Following the success of Hollowell the UKWA Midland region continues, Event 2, this Sunday April 6th 2008 at Bartley Sailing Club, Birmingham. For further details go to