UKWA News for 2009

Cup 2 - Bridlington

bridlingtonOne week to go - which means it's the last day for pre-entry! There's a pool party Saturday night, good parking along the sea front, showers & toilets, sandy beech, cafe on site, three days racing, fantastic fish & chips close to local town pubs & restaurants, and even a fun fair! Cup 2 Event info.

North Sea Cup 2009

StuartCongratulations to Stu Hards1st overall, and 1st 7.8 Techno, and Kieran Martin 2nd overall and 1st Techno 6.8 at the North Sea Cup event 1 in Ostend over the weekend.  Our sailors were ...

Waves R1: Brandon Bay

Hosted by Jamie Knox Watersports, Ireland

Gowlane wavesWhat an event! Brandon Bay delivered like never before provided the most extreme conditions ever seen at a UK contest. It also gave us the best amateur wave competition ...

Ross wins Dwarf8 PWA Surf World Cup

Ross gets his second win of the day.The elimination final proved to be an Anglo-French battle between Williams and Albeau. Despite Albeau's blistering straight line speed, Williams' faultless gybing and tactical negotiation of the race course rewarded him with a convincing ...

UKWA Inland Series 1 - Pitsford

Raceboards at PitsfordFantastic spring sunshine greeted us on the Saturday morning at Northampton Sailing Club at Pitsford Reservoir, a frequent venue for Midland Region sailors but a very pleasant surprise for the newcomers. [Ed: Apologies for the late publication of this article, it should have been up a week ago.]

Online entry

As many people who went to Weymouth know, the UKWA are gradually moving things online, including event entry.
It's especially important as the pre-entry deadline for Bridlington is next Friday, the 16th!

Cup 1 - Weymouth

126 sailors turned out to race last bank holiday weekend 2nd, 3rd & 4th May for Round one of The UKWA National Championships Cup 1 at Weymouth sailing academy.

Saturday greeted competitors with sunshine and a ...

GURU presentations at Weymouth

News flash from Tushingham

raceboard - TushinghamLast weekend our National racing association (UKWA) launched their racing season with a marvellous event at Pitsford near Northampton.  Up on last year - 102 competitors attended, all blessed with wind and ...

Weymouth update & parking

3 Days to Weymouth Cup 1. Three days of course racing with a party on Saturday night plus UKWA AGM on Sunday night

There are still a couple of demo Phantom race available to use ...

UKWA Waves R1: The Lodge OPEN!

the lodgeThe Lodge (next to Jamie Knox Watersports Shop) will now be OPEN for the duration of the event.

Cost: 40 euro per night based on two people sharing including breakfast.

Contact Jeremy at the SHOP ...

UKWA Freestyle Champs 18-20 Sept

Andy Chambers  - FreestyleThe event to decide the UKWA Freestyle Champions across all fleets will take place at White Air, Brighton from Friday 18th to Sunday 20th September.

The Friday will be for PROS only with all other ...

UKWA Waves R2: Rhosneigr 15-17 May

Wave sailing at Rhosneigr.Here is a stack of info about the event with Funsport's contact details at the bottom if you need help with accomodation. It's going to be a huge event as we are sharing ...

Inland Round 1 - Pitsford

102 sailors turned out to race last weekend 25th & 26th April for Round one of the UKWA Inland National Championships at Northampton Sailing Club Pitsford. Saturday offered Sunshine and a good breeze for all fleets including formula. The race officer ran 5 rounds of extremely exciting course racing for all fleets.

Semaine Olympique Française - RS:X

RS:X vdeoBryony Shaw and Nick Dempsey placed 2nd and 3rd respectively at the fourth of seven International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Sailing World Cup events. The RS:X class site is doing a good job of posting event reports and videos so far, worth checking out.

Wave 1 - Brandon Bay

Brandon BayTwo weeks to go! Read on for details on ferries, accommodation, socials etc.