French Windsurf Foil National Championships: Demo event TWF 130
Posted On: 04/09/2021 20:45:22
An impressive 200 French foil board riders were present. The U21 and U17 competitions were“open”, in the sense that various manufacturers’ board/foil combos were allowed. But for the U15 class, the FFVoile (French Sailing Federation) had opted for a monotype contest, and the Techno Wind Foil 130 combo was their selection. (read more)
Down to the wire!
Posted On: 30/08/2021 13:26:23
The Techno293 has been here in beautiful Tallinn, Estonia, for a fantastic and very busy week of action at the 2021 European Techno Championships, in what is very much the home of tech, and of Techno293. 230 young windsurfers from 21 countries made their way here for the 2021 European Championships, which for the first time included a division for the even younger sailors who couldn't wait to get involved, an Under 13 fleet with boys and girls racing together. (read more)
One day to go
Posted On: 28/08/2021 07:06:53
Welcome back to Tallinn, in the eastern Baltic, a crossroads between all the compass points, where we’ve had winds and weather from all points over the 4 days of competition so far. Everything including a complete day lost to cold weather and dangerous off-shore wind. So, the Race Committee have been doing everything they can to try and make up the lost day, working the fleets, hard and safe. (read more)
Techno 293 OD and Techno 293 Plus European Championships 2021 - Day 3
Posted On: 27/08/2021 06:40:25
Hello again from Tallinn, capital of Estonia, where we’re all happy and relieved to have race action again, following the blank day on Wednesday when the combination of cold, plus a nasty off-shore wind, made it impossible to send the fleets out onto the water. That’s 3 rounds of possible racing lost from the programme, meaning we plan to catch up before deciding our 2021 champions on Saturday. (read more)
Techno293 European Championships - here we go!
Posted On: 24/08/2021 16:42:40
Perfect racing on the Baltic today in frisky conditions, but super warm local welcome.
The steady wind enabled the Race Committee to launch all the divisions for 3 rounds of opening day racing, with another 12 rounds planned for all the next 4 days. (read more)
ALL UP FOR GRABS AND NO MARGIN FOR ERROR!
Posted On: 14/08/2021 21:01:55
Welcome to lovely Bodrum, Turkey where our 41 young hopefuls from 7 countries have spent a great week enjoying the (typically Techno) friendly welcome and atmosphere on and off the water. From first place to last place it has been obvious that all the competitors have been making the most of this opportunity to spend time together and despite the pandemic restrictions we/they’ve all been living with for the last year and a half. The smiling faces tell their own story. (read more)
THE MAGNIFICENT DAYS IN BODRUM
Posted On: 13/08/2021 07:15:15
Merhaba, and welcome back to Bodrum in Turkey, where we’re enjoying some fantastic Windsurf racing at the 2021 Techno293Plus World Championships, safely out of the way of the recent big flash floods and earlier wild fires raging in other parts of this beautiful country. The local scenery is magnificent and our hosts have done everything possible to ensure a great experience for the 41 young sailors signed up for the competition. (read more)
TECHNO 293 PLUS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021, BODRUM, TURKEY
Posted On: 11/08/2021 07:26:37
The sporting summer 2021 continues and, having just said “sayonara” to the Olympic Games in Tokyo, now it’s a big “Merhaba” (hello) from Bodrum, on the south west coast of Turkey, looking out across the Aegean towards the Greek islands and eventually Greece itself. Bodrum is a historic ancient fortified port town that even boasted one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Mausoleum of Mausolus. [more]