North East Region

WHAT IS NEWS?

NEWS is the northeast division of the United Kingdom Windsurfing Association (UKWA) covering the northeast of England, Scottish Borders and North Yorkshire.

WHAT DOES NEWS DO?

NEWS organises and runs an annual regional race series for windsurfers using various sailing clubs in and around the regions borders. Racing takes place in the nationally established classes of:

  • Formula
  • Raceboard inc. RS:X
  • Techno

There are also T15 junior classes and a Club Class devoted to the novice and / or local club competitor.

WHATS THE FORMAT OF AN EVENT?

Events are staged over a weekend with a minimum of 3 races being held each day. A competitors best 3 results are used to determine the final finishing positions. While you don't have to be a NEWS member to enter an event, membership ensures your result from each event is carried forward and used to calculate an overall series result. Racing starts around 1.00pm Saturday & 11.00am Sunday.

FURTHER INFORMATION?

Contact David Dobson on 0191 3847710 / 07767 435562, email DavidGDobson@outlook.com

The events list is in the events section.

Series kindly sponsored by TUSHINGHAM SAILS & SURFSTORE