Forecasts of severe gales greeted those that came to the 5th edition of the UKWA cup series in Christchurch.
A sunny, windy and picturesque Pwhelli hosted the 4th edition of the UKWA Cup series with some of the best racing conditions of the year.
The bank holiday weekend saw the UKWA heading to Herne Bay for both the North Sea Cup and the second round of the UK Cup series.
Congratualations to the winners at the North Sea Cup and Cup 2 at Herne Bay.
The UK Windsurfing Association AGM 2013 will be held During Cup 2, including a 1-hour Open Sailors Meeting.
The United Kingdom Windsurfing Association (UKWA) have established a windsurfing hall of fame. The first seven recipients of this award are windsurfers who have made a outstanding contribution to windsurfing here in the UK.
The UKWA has 9 two digit sail numbers available to members, aimed at sailors who regularly compete on the National and International stage across the disciplines.
Name our new Olympic legacy safety boat and win free entry to a UKWA event! Check the criteria and email in soon.
The decision has been made to run a combined RS:X RYA Volvo National Youth Squad and Transition Training Squad.
And so the season draws to an end with the final showdown taking place at the ideal location of Weymouth.
Chris Bond reports: "The wind kicked in, sure enough, but was only blowing 9-12 knots in the morning meaning no shore dump and great flat racing conditions"
2pm on Saturday and it was blowing a steady 10 - 12 knots with a pretty flat sea and the sun shining - perfect formula conditions!
As I type this up, I am still suffering from the aches, pain and bruises of yet another fantastic weekend’s Formula racing.
"Saturday's racing had awesome wins, mental crashes and some brilliantly tight racing." - guest report from Nick Icke.
The fact that the UKWA Stena Line Cup Event Two and the North Sea Cup were being held over a British Bank Holiday weekend should have made us wonder about the odds on good weather, but at least there were two days of great sailing!