UKWA News for 2009

Cup 4 - Mumbles

UKWA National Championships Round 4, July 18th & 19th 2009

Last weekend the UKWA was again given a warm welcome by Mumbles Council as the 2009 series moved on to Mumbles Yacht Club for ...

Active crew at Mumbles

Not that they aren't always active, but as Paul wrote in the forum:

An interesting event with the worst nightmare of sudden winds of over 40 knots midway through the first race and in off shore conditions.
May i offer a great personal thanks to the fabulous race crew who on Sunday worked tirelessly...

National Windsurfing Festival

National Windsurfing Festival (NWF)This years National Windsurfing Festival will take place at Hayling Island 5-6 Sept 2009.  Yes, this was the former Fat Face National Windsurfing Festival which has been so successful over the last 3 years. We ...

Down-winder from Sandbanks on Sunday

From Guy Cribb:

Due to the great forecast, I have organised a windsurfing downwinder from Sandbanks to Christchurch for Sunday July 12 AND I am arranging transport to bring everybody back upwind!

Anyone who would ...

Derwent, The Northern Adventure


Raceboard Fleet Report

Raceboard will never die, they just get faster

Photos by Andy Watkins for all the Derwent photos go to Andys Gallery.

If you have never ventured through the tranquil beautify of the ...


DSC_0358UKWA National Inland Championships Round 3 July 4th & 5th 2009

Photos by Andy Watkins for all the Derwent photos go to Andys Gallery

Last weekend the UKWA was again given a warm welcome ...

Two Weeks - To Mumbles

Welsh-Cup-08-076 But only one week left to enter on line. On line entry is by far the most cost effective way to enter UKWA events, both for competitors and for the association. Pre entry will close ...


RaceboardWindsurfing Racing - short cuts to success.
The UK Raceboard Class Steering group has organised a series of regional race training days for anyone interested in longboard racing.  Whether you are already an aspiring Olympian in ...

Derwent-4 Days To Go

danJust four days to go to the Inland National Championships Round 3 at Derwent.

Derwent is one of the most friendly clubs we ever visit and set in this beautiful location this is an event ...

Slalom 3 - postponed

UKWA logoFollowing a number of complications the third series event will now be Poole's and FC Watersports world famous windfest event on the 12th and 13th of September, which incidentally will feature a guest entrant in the form of world champion Antoine Albeau! Southend will be moved and re scheduled, not cancelled, to later in the year (Oct/Nov) and the boys at wet n dry are super keen to put on something special. as soon as this date is known we will publish straight away.

Apologies for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience, tides and winds wait for no one! not even this slalom series!


ION MAN logoThe ION-Man competition will take the form of a 2 day event (18/19th of July) combining a fun series of challenges and competitions to make up the ION-Man final result. Making up the challenges will be sports including windsurf racing, stand-up-paddleboard racing, kayak racing, a multi discipline relay and will include an evening party. More on Surfkraft.