UKWA News for 2010

Merry Christmas to our members & friends

A Christmas message from your UKWA Committee

2010 been an extremely successful year for the UKWA.

The New BSA and BWA classes have been a great initiative, with growing numbers and increased recognition throughout the ...

RS:X & Techno Open Training Weymouth-Cancelled

Due to the weather conditions the RS:X Open training and TT squad selection event and the Techno Open training events due to be held at Weymouth this weekend have all been cancelled. Further details ...

BWA News: Tiree on TV & + Welsh Champs

The 2010 Skykon Tiree Wave Classic is being shown on Sky Sports THIS WEEK! Please see below for broadcast listings for the 26-minute Skykon Tiree Wave Classic 2010 show produced by Dialogue Sports Marketing.

LWA Icebreaker-Cancelled

The LWA Icebreaker event which was being held this Saturday 27th November has been cancelled due to the extreme weather conditions forecast for the weekend.

We will be circulating next year's dates in the ...

OTC Winter Slalom Series - Saturday 20th

After a couple of 'dry-runs' earlier in the month due to a lack of wind, the OTC Winter Slalom Series struck it lucky on Saturday with steady easterly winds, allowing for six races to be held in quick succession. Despite the irregular wind direction, the simple 4-buoy course allowed for a 'slipway' ...

Training at new windsurfing venue - Corus

Scott wrote in about a super-cheap OPEN training (anyone any level) at a new venue:
Corus sailing club. Near the M4 between Cardiff and swansea, this spot is very exposed to all wind directions and will provide high performance flat water fun. Welsh yaching will also be running a weekend of training with their new coach, read on for the details.

Amateur Welsh Wavesailing Championships - This Weekend

Amateur Welsh Wavesailing Championships this weekend
Final Update Friday 12th November: The wind and waves are looking solid for this weekend in West Wales, and with the opportunity to run the comp at either Broadhaven, Newgale or Pendine it looks like we've got the potential conditions well covered!

BWA 2010 - End of Year

The 2010 BWA UK Wave Tour has once again delivered with many top places going down to the wire at in the final round in some of the most spectacular and challenging conditions seen at Gwithian, Cornwall. Spurred by his fantastic PWA results, Ben Proffitt (Simmer) finally took the crown he has worked so hard for with consistent wins in Ireland and Scotland.

Outstanding Contribution- Dave Tuttlebee

Dave Tuttlebee was awarded the outstanding contribution to windsurfing award for 2010 at the UKWA awards party at Weymouth last weekend. Dave will be remembered as a friend to many and as the driving force ...

Izzy Hamilton-Youth RS:X World Champion

Izzy Hamilton UKWA 2010 windsurfer of the year wins Youth RS:X World Championships for the second time.

Fourth overall youth man Connor Bainbridge

2010 RS:X Youth World Windsurfing Championships: It's a Wrap ...

BWA Pura Vida Cornwall Classic: DAY ONE

PHIL HORROCKS (JP) wins single elimination but all to play for in the double! It was dark when the Pros met for Skippers Meeting this morning! But once daylight emerged, Gwithian was looking very tasty; cross offshore, mast high in the sets. It took a while to drag flags, judges and kit upwind where the wave had a better shape, but then the 18 Pros started off just after nine in the morning with 18 minute heats, two waves to count.

UKWA Spartan Speed Champions 2010

The Dakine Weymouth Speed week was a great success this year with racing every day. The event is extremely popular with over 120 people taking part, and Kevin Greenslade and Zara Davis who took the crowns this year.