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Posted On:  16/02/2021 09:03:20

The Italian Techno 293 Class took part in its first national regatta last weekend.

On this occasion the coaches and competitors wanted to commemorate Marco Rossi without whom the class would not be what it is today.

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Techno Wind Foil 130 Successful Lift-Off
Posted On:  11/02/2021 22:08:06
At the first international Techno Wind Foil event that took place at the end of October 2020 on Lake Garda, Italy, numerous clubs and teams were able to see the qualities and potential of Techno Wind Foil 130 live at first hand. Great performance in light winds, easy accessibility, smooth control in stronger winds… [more]
Raul Pasqualin
Posted On:  29/01/2021 09:44:23

We are very sad to have learnt that Raul Pasqualin has passed away.

Raul was a historic and enthusiastic windsurfer, a Techno293 International Measurer, a hands-on developer of the sport and above all a great human being.

We will remember Raul as a humble, fair, honest and optmistic person.
Our thoughts go to his family. We have lost a real sportsman.

Posted On:  04/01/2021 11:15:54

20 December 2020, Muscat: The Sultanate of Oman has been chosen to host the 2021 Asian Windsurfing Championships, marking a return to elite international competition for the Techno293, Techno293Plus and the foiling Formula Windsurfing class, which is included for the first time in Asian Windsurfing Championship history. ......( more )

Posted On:  03/01/2021 20:07:51
The Techno293 Class Association is looking for event organisers for the 2022 continental and world championships ......( more )
Posted On:  29/12/2020 15:05:28
2020 was a unique year not just for the Supercup windsurfing series. Despite the hard times we managed to keep the flame burning and organize all three Supercup events this year. With total of 123 participants in Techno and Raceboard classes. Big thanks to all the organisers and participant this year, who often had to walk an extra mile  just to make simple things happen. ......( more )
Posted On:  18/12/2020 21:00:29

The 2020 Techno AGM took place online on the 16th of December and included an election for 5 places in the class Executive Committee. ......( more )
TWF130 - The new Windsurf Foil board for Youth
Posted On:  09/12/2020 12:10:30
Today, foils are revolutionising windsurfing. World Sailing's decision to select a windsurf foil board for the 2024 Olympic Games is further proof of the mutation of our sport. To help the transition between the classic OD board and the new Olympic Foil class, Tahe Outdoors has created the Techno 130 Wind Foil.
Posted On:  30/11/2020 14:39:35

Annual General Meeting - Elections

During the AGM there will be an election of committee members. To respect 8.1 of the Class Constitution half of the committee is standing down and the election will be conducted for five available places for a period of four years. ......( more )

Posted On:  13/11/2020 16:21:10

Notice is hereby given for the International Techno293 Class Association Annual General Meeting, which is scheduled to take place on the 16th of December at 18:00 UTC. The AGM will be held online via Zoom platform. ......( more )

Techno Armada tests the waters of Lake Garda
Posted On:  05/11/2020 12:16:28

Back in January the Techno 293 OD was looking at another full year programme of local, national and international events, culminating in a showcase World Championships at the legendary spot of Torbole on Italy’s beautiful Lake Garda. Since its inception, Techno 293 OD has grown exponentially, first in its home country of France, and then very quickly throughout the sailing world. .......(more)

Posted On:  29/10/2020 13:28:12

With a splendid day of sun and wind from the north, the Techno 293 international event began at the Circolo Surf Torbole, on Garda Trentino, replacing the World Class Championship postponed to 2021.  About eighty participants, at least half of the expected, but the organizing club, certainly understanding those who could not be present, is still committed to maintaining this important appointment, especially because it is reserved for young people. ...... ( more )

Posted On:  02/10/2020 16:56:13

We are truly sorry to hear of the loss of Marco Rossi.  

We have been honoured and blessed to have known him for many years. Marco has worked tirelessly behind the scenes as the Techno293 National Coordinator in Italy and also as a member of the Techno293 Executive Committee.

Never in the spotlight, Marco made things happen, for the benefit of so many of us. He was gentle, helpful and kind, a great friend. His legacy will live on.  ......( more )

Posted On:  28/09/2020 18:36:44

We know you've all missed racing at international events this year, as have we. As we await the 2021 championships our host Circolo Surf Torbole and the Italian T293 Class Association would like to invite those of you who can, to come to the TORBOLE 2020 WINDSURFING INTERNATIONAL EVENT. ......( more )

Posted On:  21/09/2020 17:19:11

The T293 and TPlus European Championships will be held in Tallinn, Estonia from 21st to 28th August 2021

Tallinn is not only known for its beautiful UNESCO World Heritage old town, but also (and most importantly for us), for its sailing. The city was the sailing venue during the 1980 Olympic Games and provides great conditions for racing. ......( more )
Posted On:  03/09/2020 09:46:20

As a consequence of the decision for iQFOiL as new Olympic equipment the German Sailing Federation (Deutscher Segler-Verband - DSV) and the national class associations Deutsche Windsurfing Vereinigung (DWSV) and German Windsurfing Association (GWA) have selected TECHNO Wind Foil as official Youth U17 foiling equipment. ......( more )

Posted On:  29/07/2020 16:46:45

With great sadness, the IWA announces the untimely passing away on 24 July of our very special friend and leading light, Ceri Williams, following a brief and staunch battle with his illness. Our thoughts go to his beloved wife Teri, to his sons Ross, Aaron, and Scott, and to his grandchildren. ......( more )

Posted On:  28/07/2020 10:03:06

World Sailing's decision to select a windsurf foil board for the 2024 Olympic Games is further proof of the mutation of our sport. To help the transition between the classic OD board and the new Olympic Foil class, Tahe Outdoors has created the Techno 130 Wind Foil. It's a high performance all-in-one package - board, foil and sail rig - combining solid durability with easy accessibility, and will enable sailing clubs to invest in long-lasting equipment for their young sailors to race on. ......( more )

Posted On:  08/07/2020 19:05:06

This year the Czech Supercup should originally have taken place on Nove Mlyny lake in May but, due to COVID-19, it was postponed to new dates from 4th to 5th July. The location was changed too. It was moved to Velke Darko lake to the competition that is part of Czech Cup and is named "Pohar Vysociny" - that could be translated as "Highlands Cup". ......( more )

Posted On:  14/05/2020 10:15:43

World Sailing has cancelled the 2020 edition of the Youth Sailing World Championships that was scheduled to be held in Salvador, Brazil from 12-19 December 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ......( more )

Your next challenge is the #T293BoardChallenge
Posted On:  20/04/2020 10:19:11

Check out the video from our friends from GBR and send your challenge videos through the Techno293 UK messenger or to

Posted On:  17/04/2020 10:53:56

At least when you look at the final results you might not know the difference. And it was different. Unable to compete in Marseille in the previously scheduled Easter period we turned to some online activities inviting all our present and past Techno293 sailors to take part in the T293 e-Sailing Cup. ......( more )

Posted On:  12/03/2020 12:04:34

It is with regret we have to inform you that, due to the outbreak of COVID-19, together with the organising club at YCPR we have made a decision to postpone the Techno293 European championships due to be held in Marseille 13-19 April 2020.

The event is postponed to 24th - 30th August 2020 and will be held for the Techno293 Class (junior and youth divisions) only.......( more )
Posted On:  02/03/2020 19:03:06

Techno 293 OD is THE most happening class in international windsurfing right now, pushing ever further and deeper into every corner of the planet where people want to enjoy the fun of being on the water. ......( more )

Posted On:  29/02/2020 11:36:55

The year has kicked off in style for the T293 and T293 Plus classes with the Asian Championships in Mussanah Sports City, Oman. Thursday saw the first day of racing with Japan, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong and Oman sailors all battling it out for the top spots in their Continentals. The event is part of Mussanah Race Week - a popular event in the region ......( more )

Posted On:  26/02/2020 19:51:11

We are delighted to announce that the Techno 293 PLUS has been selected as the official one design equipment for the windsurfing event in the forthcoming 2020 World Sailing Youth World Championships, the major World Sailing event of the year for youth windsurfers. ......( more )

Posted On:  26/02/2020 15:49:33

The South American Windsurf Championships 2020 for Raceboard, Bic Techno 293 and Bic Techno 293 Plus categories was held from February 21 to 25, 2020. This event was also the first selective to form the Argentine team that will travel to the Fortaleza World Cup, Brazil, for the Bic Techno 293 Plus category. ......( more )

Posted On:  05/02/2020 14:17:29

Yes, we all live by the sea. No matter how far from the sea you live, next to the beach or far away in the mountains, you still have a great impact on it. And it is up to you whether you create a positive relationship with the sea or have adverse impact on it. ......( more )

Posted On:  28/12/2019 10:28:06

The year concludes with the Techno293 caravan travelling all the way to Djerba for the 2019 African championships. The mythical island of Ulysses travels welcomed young windsurfers to the beach venue of Dar Djerba hotel on the north east corner of the island. ......( more )

Posted On:  19/12/2019 09:20:20

Small open power boats will normally be fitted with a kill cord which, if used correctly, will stop the engine if the driver becomes dislodged from the helm position. ......( more )

Making the link between Techno 293 OD and the Olympic iQFoil
Posted On:  14/12/2019 13:31:55

Today, foils are revolutionising board sailing, and World Sailing's decision to select a windsurf foil board for the 2024 Olympic Games is further proof of the mutation/ evolution of our sport. All the same, World Sailing is committed to maintaining conventional board sailing, retaining the Techno 293 OD as the foundation board of One Design competition, that invaluable stepping-stone between junior racing and top-level competition.   Read more . . .

Posted On:  11/12/2019 09:28:10

The year will kick off in style for the T293 and T293Plus classes as we head over to Mussanah Sports City, Oman for the Asian Championships (27th Feb - 1st Mar 2020).  ......( more )

Posted On:  13/11/2019 09:53:36

We have just been witness to what has been some spectacular strong-wind racing. No wonder the Windsurfing Asian Championships have yet again been held in Penghu, Taiwan.......( more )

Posted On:  12/11/2019 09:15:06

We were waiting to be tested by the light wind today. The test never happened. Having scheduled the start for 13:00 we were expecting the wind to be around 6 -7 kts at the time we arrived at the venue. As it turned out it was more - planing conditions again. When you have conditions like this there is not much happening outside of racing. ......( more )

Posted On:  11/11/2019 10:02:49

The Penghu or Pescadores Islands are an archipelago of 90 islands and islets in the Taiwan Strait and winter here is a paradise for windsurfing. With temperatures around 23-24*C it is not too cold and not too hot either. ......( more )

Posted On:  11/11/2019 09:34:35

Three Classes - RS:X, Glide and Techno - are currently competing for honours at the 2019 Asian Windsurfing Championships in Penghu Taiwan. After the opening ceremony and official opening dinner everyone was looking at the forecast. ......( more )

Posted On:  03/11/2019 09:28:48

It's been one of those weeks here in El Puerto de Santa Maria, Cadiz. One of those weeks where you're never sure that it will all hang together in spite of it all, or whether it's all going to fall apart because of it all. ......( more )

Posted On:  02/11/2019 10:09:09

Put the champagne on ice, it'll be needed tomorrow! After three days of difficulty in winds that were at best "marginal", under some grim grey skies, we finally got to understand why Cadiz is such a popular sailing spot, home of the Club Nautico Puerto Sherry and FAV, our hosts for this 2019 Techno 293 World Championships. ......( more )

Posted On:  01/11/2019 10:06:54

The clock is running down at the 2019 Techno 293OD World Championships, just two more days of racing scheduled before we know the names of our new World Champions. ......( more )

Posted On:  31/10/2019 09:25:55

It's been a frustrating few days for the 369 young sailors assembled here in El Puerto de Santa Maria for the 2019 Techno 293 World Championships, where the local hosts, Club Nautico Puerto Sherry in cooperation with FAV, have laid on a fantastic week that has been lacking only one thing so far: wind! ......( more )

Posted On:  30/10/2019 09:43:20

Hello again from Andalusia, Spain, where we are guests of the local Club Nautico Puerto Sherry and FAV, who are hosting the 2019 Techno 293 World Championships, the final big international event of the Techno 293 calendar.
Well, we kind of predicted this in yesterday's report, ......( more )

Posted On:  29/10/2019 10:58:27

You can bet your house on the fact that anywhere in the world, from Argentina to Ukraine, from Hong Kong to America, in any of the other 35 countries than here in Spain, from where the 369 competitors have come for this 2019 Techno 293 World Championships, there will have been blue skies and 15 knots of steady breeze blowing, rather than the unfeasible 3 knots of wind that have frustrated today's opening day. ......( more )

Posted On:  28/10/2019 21:12:07

Hola amigos, and welcome to El Puerto de Santa Maria, where we are the guests of the Club Nautico Puerto Sherry for an event also supported by the RFEV, FAV and the Marina Puerto de Santa Maria. The venue, once a fishing port just to the north of Cadiz, ......( more )

Posted On:  18/10/2019 10:00:46

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the Techno 293 Class Association
Date - Thursday, 31st October, 2019.
Venue - Puerto Sherry, El Puerto de Santa Maria, Andalucia, Spain.

Posted On:  11/09/2019 15:31:37

The 2019 AGM of the Techno Class Association, including both T293 Class and T293Plus Class, will take place during the forthcoming Worlds in Puerto Sherry, El Puerto de Santa Maria, Andalucia, Spain - and is scheduled for Thursday 31st October. ......( more )

Posted On:  21/08/2019 18:39:29

It's been quite a week here at the 2019 Techno293 European Championships. A fascinating range of wind conditions, hot sun, tight racing, a great "Olympic Village" welcome and atmosphere giving a real sense of occasion, and all that in the beautiful surroundings of one of Israel's very best beach locations, a Sea Nature Reserve into the bargain. ......( more )

Posted On:  21/08/2019 09:44:29

After yesterday's big-out, with the weather totally un-feasible for any kind of sailing, it was back to the reality of serious racing on day four here in Michmoret, Israel, as we enter the final phase of the 2019 Techno293 OD European Championships. And the weather gods smiled a big smile, light to moderate winds blessing all four fleets with near-perfect race conditions as they resumed the quest for European Champion glory.   ......( more )

Posted On:  20/08/2019 09:10:17

Welcome back to Michmoret Emek-Hefer Sailing Club in Israel, where the locals have made every effort to make these a Techno293 European Championships a one to remember. And everyone, competitors, Race Committee, coaches, spectators, will remember the curve-ball the conditions threw our way today. ......( more )

Posted On:  19/08/2019 09:26:39

Michmoret: a fantastic place to sail, and a fantastic day to be sailing. Sunny skies, crystal sea, golden sand, and enough wind to ensure a full second day of racing here at the Techno293 European Championships 2019, where we are guests of the Emek-Hefer Sailing Club ......( more )

Posted On:  18/08/2019 09:39:07

The very least you can say is that it's been a fascinating first day of competition racing here in Michmoret, Israel, at the Techno293 European Championships. Conditions have been good, and all the young competitors wanted just one thing to happen, for the action to start. ......( more )

Posted On:  17/08/2019 08:27:52

Hello again from beautiful Michmoret, Israel, where we are the most royally welcome guests of the Michmoret Emek-Hefer Sailing Club, for the 2019 Techno293 European Championships, the climax of the European Techno season.  ......( more )

Posted On:  14/08/2019 19:22:37

The Techno 293 caravan has found its way to one of the furthest destinations for hosting European Championships, on its mission to deliver fair racing to the many youngsters competing. We're in the beautiful Michmoret, Israel, on the Mediterranean coast north of Tel Aviv. ......( more )

Posted On:  25/07/2019 07:38:54

World Sailing is now inviting manufacturers and Class Associations to tender to be selected as the Men's and Women's Windsurfer equipment to be used at the 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition. More information can be found here......( more )

Posted On:  21/06/2019 09:40:30

During the second week of July, from Monday 8th to Saturday 13th, Circolo Surf Torbole will host the 2019 edition of Italian Techno 293 week. For many years this has been the highlight of the Techno racing season in Italy. ......( more )

Managing the Playing Field
Posted On:  12/06/2019 10:14:33

A new law in Texas requires certain boat operators to be physically connected to a boat's emergency cut-off switch, commonly known as the kill switch, and use it when someone is thrown off board. The bill was called "Kali's Law" after 16-year-old Kali Gorzell who died in a 2012 boating accident in Port Aransas, Texas. The teenager fell off the boat and struck the propeller.   Read more . . .

Posted On:  06/06/2019 11:46:52

Now in its eighth year, the oldest Polish town of KALISZ with the small lake hosted the big windsurfing event of the year during the long weekend from Friday 31st May to Sunday 2nd June. Windsurfing enthusiasts from near and far, of all ages, met to have fun together once again. ......( more )

Posted On:  05/06/2019 15:16:21

The updated version - V2 - of the Techno 293 OD is now available. This new version will be delivered with the following changes: ......( more )

Posted On:  24/05/2019 11:59:33

Without a doubt the Techno 293 class is the best option for young kids to enter the world of sailing and windsurfing. Here is the story of the Portuguese Sailing Federation and their support for the class in the country.  ......( more )

Posted On:  21/05/2019 11:53:43

Once again the small lake in the historical centre of Poland - Szale, Kalisz - will host the annual friendly windsurfing event with more than 100 sailors expected on the lake. Come and join the fun from 31 May-2 June ......( more )

Posted On:  14/05/2019 18:49:53

The start of the first event of the Supercup series of 2019 was on 11th May and took place at Nove Mlyny, Czech Republic. There arrived more than the usual three nations - Czech, Slovak and Hungarian - there were also representatives from Germany, Moldavia and Latvia because of the upcoming Raceboard European Championships. There were 43 Raceboards, 29 Technos, 6 RS:X and also 6 formulas ready to compete. ......( more )

Posted On:  28/04/2019 09:10:55

Portimao is a port town on the western Algarve coast, running along the bottom of Portugal to the most southwest tip of mainland Europe. Take a plane to Faro and head west, you can't miss it (east is all hotels and golf courses). The Atlantic swells, waves and winds sweep in across beautiful sand beaches and little fishing ports, when they're not battering the stunning cliff formations. ......( more )

Posted On:  27/04/2019 12:31:17

A late start and a late finish yesterday in Portimao, but no real late change on the leader boards and very little time left for anyone to change things now!

Change was the word of the day. Firstly, the very changeable conditions, wind blowing this way and that, then not at all. It wasn't until very late in the afternoon that there was anything consistent enough to be able to launch any kind of race. ......( more )
Posted On:  26/04/2019 10:14:55

International regattas and major championships like this rely on more than just the weather and competitors to show up. There's a huge amount of work before, during and after, and a huge team (often volunteers) of un-sung heroes working behind the scenes to make sure that all the racers get the best possible chance to show off their skills. ......( more )

Posted On:  25/04/2019 08:34:04

Welcome back to Portimao for the 2019 Techno 293+ World Championships, and we really mean Portimao, because today's racing was in the harbour of the town itself rather than far out at sea. ......( more )

Posted On:  24/04/2019 08:51:22

We all know that the Algarve is made for fun, but today it delivered big time, making a great day for organisers, competitors and spectators alike. The sun shone, the wind blew and the waves were very present, making a great trampoline for these incredibly talented young sailors to let rip and enjoy themselves.

And boy did they!......( more )
Posted On:  23/04/2019 11:55:13

There are 28 men and 10 women competing here at the Techno293+ World Championships, 38 motivated young sailors, all striving for one of the coveted World Champion crowns. ......( more )

Posted On:  22/04/2019 16:08:45

The TECHNO293Plus caravan has pitched up here at the lovely Praia Da Rocha, near Portimao on the beautiful western Algarve on Portugal's southern coast. The warm Easter weather was matched by the warmth of the welcome at this famous and charming spot.......( more )

Posted On:  18/04/2019 10:25:59

It hasn't all been plain sailing for Greece over the last few years: economy in crisis, political chaos, bearing the burden of mass immigration from the war-torn middle east . . .

But it's been a very different story for one young Greek windsurfer, who has sailed his way to an incredibly successful year and a very promising future. ......( more )
Building a Youth Windsurfing Programme
Posted On:  11/04/2019 12:09:07

Windsurfing is making a resurgence in areas around the USA. In Miami, city of perpetual sunshine, foilers are taking to the water and youth windsurfing has found new life at Biscayne Bay Yacht Club, one of the unlikeliest of places.

Posted On:  09/04/2019 11:49:48
Bic Sport will be offering a fantastic 25% discount on the regular sale price for the Techno 293 Board and 8.5 Rig package at the end of the T293 Plus World Championships at Praia da Rocha, Portimao later this month.  Boards and rigs may be sold separately with a 20% discount on each. View Poster

Interested? Contact Paulo Silva for further information.
Posted On:  08/03/2019 13:44:04

Going to Israel for the Europeans, but you don't have a coach? Problem solved! ......( more )

2019 Techno and Techno 293 Plus Calendars Now Available to Download
Posted On:  21/12/2018 12:56:34
Merry Christmas and fair winds in 2019 !!!

As always, stunning photos courtesy of Patrik Pollak.  Many thanks, Patrick!
Posted On:  12/12/2018 14:48:13

"It would be great for kids to develop some freestyle skills, just like the good old days, plus it's fun," says Pierre Coupal. "Freestyle tricks are possible on the Bic Techno 293 and it helps to develop good board control." ......( more )

Posted On:  11/12/2018 11:54:23

2018 saw the 4th season of the Supercup series, a competition circuit for Techno 293 and Raceboard that has been growing over the years and attracted this year almost 100 competitors from 5 countries. ......( more )

Power Controls
Posted On:  09/12/2018 14:19:54

Power Controls, the second in the new series of instructional videos with Max Wojcik, is available on-line.

"Power is nothing without control!!!" So what are the power controls? How do you adjust them to give you maximum speed? Some answers in this video ....
Posted On:  29/11/2018 15:28:03

Rigging Basics, the first of a new series of instructional videos, is now available on-line!  Learn how to rig your sail like a Pro from experienced international coach, Max Wojcik. As a multi-time windsurfing World Champion he knows what he is talking about!

Coming soon - Power Controls!
Posted On:  22/11/2018 17:09:13

Four events contributed to the Argentine 2018 Techno 293 series. The first was in Mendoza, on Potrerillos Lake in the month of March, the second in San Luis, on Lake La Florida in the month of May. The third took place in Cordoba, on San Roque Lake in September with the fourth in San Juan, on Lake Ullum, this last weekend of November. ......( more )

Posted On:  10/11/2018 09:39:18

On the final day, once again Penghu delivered its winter weather promise of strong, consistent winds and choppy waves. The coming of the strongest winds of the year on this day made it possible to complete two races, leaving sailors happy and fulfilled. ......( more )

Posted On:  08/11/2018 10:21:57

For the second day of competition on Wednesday the wind increased up to 20 kts and the Reaching start course was used for three exciting races for all classes.

In the Techno 293 Youth Boys fleet. Patchara Mangmeephol from Thailand is leading in front of Chi Long Tang and Janson Shek, both from Hong Kong - results ......( more )

Posted On:  07/11/2018 10:39:29

Competitors from 6 countries and 2 continents were on hand to kick off the 2018 RS:X & T293 Windsurfing Asian Championships in Penghu, Taiwan. This landmark windsurfing regatta is taking place from 3 to 11 November and is organised by the Chinese Taipei Sailing Association in cooperation with Hand On. ......( more )

Posted On:  06/11/2018 16:19:02

Biscayne Bay Yacht Club in Coconut Grove, Miami will again be hosting the Orange Bowl International Youth Windsurfing Regatta, December 28 - 30.   Registration is the evening of December 27.   Last year we had sailors from Peru, Canada, Mexico and the US.  The fleet will be even bigger this year ......( more )

Posted On:  28/10/2018 09:23:26

Greece is a beautiful country with an incredible variety of landscapes, from the mountainous north to the scattered islands of the Aegean in the south. It's a country of ancient legends and gods, fantastic monuments, welcoming people, great food, hot sun and deep blue seas. ......( more )

Posted On:  28/10/2018 09:19:39

Marc Cardon, Class Chairman, hosted an informal meeting during the Varkiza European Championships, without any decision nor vote but only to get the "feeling" from the coaches, parents, clubs … about the class.  Read the minutes here

Posted On:  27/10/2018 09:26:36

After yesterday's blast with winds gusting up to 40 knots everywhere, it was a complete reversal today here in Varkiza, flat calm everywhere except, as luck would have it, in the bay just out front, which is where the Juniors have been racing all week, while the Youths have been further off shore on a different course. ......( more )

Posted On:  26/10/2018 10:01:10

What a day. Everyone arrived at the spot to find wind gusting 40 knots blasting across the site, hard enough standing up straight, never mind sailing. A one hour delay was called to give the wind time to calm down a little.

At 2.00pm the Race Committee sent out the Youth and Junior Boys, for some full-on racing in extreme planing conditions, fast and exciting, ......( more )
Posted On:  25/10/2018 09:47:50

So Alexandros Kalpoginnakis was not right about today - "Big sun and strong wind," he said - nor was anybody else.

The wind anticipated for the morning did not show up as we'd like it to. Well, we got the sun here in Varkiza, on the Greek coast south of Athens, but this was a tough day for everyone ......( more )
Posted On:  24/10/2018 09:16:56

Yesterday we told you that local hero, Youth Olympic medal winner Alexandros Kalpoginnakis, was predicting some pretty heavy conditions for the week ahead.

Today in Varkiza we had more of a wet weekend in Blackpool ......( more )

Posted On:  23/10/2018 08:58:45

An (un)believably great day's competition here in Varkiza on day one of the final major event of the season. The competitors were rewarded for their hard work in getting here with planing conditions all day long, and the Race Committee did a great job, running three races for each of the four fleets. ......( more )

Posted On:  22/10/2018 08:37:45

Aaahhh! It's still Summer, end of October, time to relax after a long season of riding, racing and having fun, time to head off to Greece for some serious r'n'r . . .
Greece, yes. r'n'r, no. The European Techno fleet has de-camped to Varkiza, Greece, for the final "big-one" of the season, the Dole Techno293 European Championships. ......( more )

Posted On:  13/10/2018 09:26:08

Alexandros Kalpogiannakis (GRE) and Giorgia Speciale (ITA) became the first sailors to take the title of 2018 Youth Olympic Champions at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition, held out of Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. ......( more )

Posted On:  12/10/2018 10:08:48

Ahead of Friday's Medal Race, the battle to claim a spot on the podium amplified in the Windsurfing class at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition at Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

......( more )
Posted On:  11/10/2018 13:32:40

With lighter windspeeds than the previous day, all three classes were able to race. Windsurfing reverted back to fleet racing.

In Girl's and Boy's Windsurfing, the overall leaders remained unchanged ......( more )
Posted On:  10/10/2018 09:46:19

Argentinean athletes are coming to the forefront on their home waters as the breeze came to town on the third day of competition at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition. ......( more )

Posted On:  08/10/2018 11:31:13

In light winds, Italian and Greek windsurfers took an early advantage on the first day of racing at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition being held out of Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. ......( more )

Posted On:  08/10/2018 11:29:26

The third Youth Olympic Games, to be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, between 6-18 October 2018, will welcome 100 sailors from 44 different nations. ......( more )

Posted On:  11/09/2018 10:04:07

14 days before the event it was clear that it would not be possible nor safe to make the competition at Nove Mlyny lake because of low water level. The idea was to move the event to another venue ......( more )

Minutes of the 2018 Techno 293 AGM Published
Posted On:  21/08/2018 14:09:54

Minutes of the 2018 Annual General Meeting of the Techno293 Class Association held in Liepaja, Latvia on 8th August have now been published.

Posted On:  20/08/2018 12:42:09

In a historic landmark decision, Oman Sail revealed the name of the young sailor who will represent the Sultanate at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), in Argentina. ......( more )

Haitong International 2018 Hong Kong Open
Posted On:  15/08/2018 13:41:17

Notice of Race has been published for the Haitong International 2018 Hong Kong Open Windsurfing Championships taking place in Tun Wan, Cheung Chau, Hong Kong from 23rd to 29th October.

Posted On:  12/08/2018 09:03:33

Following yesterday's storms, today, the final day of the regatta, dawned flat calm, and stayed that way until past the point when it was possible to launch any racing.

But given the effort all the young sailors have put in over 5 days in very mixed and at times testing conditions, they deserved a day off, even if they would have preferred to sail. ......( more )
Posted On:  10/08/2018 18:00:01

This was the last full day of racing in Liepaja, as the Race Committee wanted to run enough races today for all fleets to leave just 1 more race tomorrow to close the proceedings. Nerves were jangling, for the competitors because that meant an intense session that could decide everything, and for the Committee because the forecast was for thunder storms!......( more )

Posted On:  10/08/2018 16:50:36

Just 70 days until the 2018 Techno 293 European Championships to be hosted by the Nautical Athletic Club Vari, Varkiza near Athens, Greece, from 20th to 27th October. ......( more )

Posted On:  10/08/2018 08:49:16

An incredibly enjoyable day for everyone today, with perfect side-shore conditions, peaking at about 20 knots during the morning session, then calming down to a steady 11 knots as the day's full-on racing came to a conclusion.......( more )

Posted On:  09/08/2018 10:44:41

Over 300 young competitors from all over the world have made the journey to Liepaja, Latvia, with entrants from as far afield as Japan, Peru, Oman, Hong Kong, Australia, Brazil, Singapore, Argentina, America and China, as well as a large number of European countries.......( more )

Posted On:  07/08/2018 08:38:53

The Championship got underway today in good winds of 15-18 knots. After yesterday's test session and given the forecast the organisers decided to hold all the racing in one area, rather than two.......( more )

Posted On:  06/08/2018 11:48:05

Following on from the previous evening's fun-filled parade and opening ceremony, 314 competitors faced challenging conditions for Sunday's practice race. A thunderstorm delayed proceedings before the race committees could leave the harbour and set their courses. ......( more )

Posted On:  26/07/2018 23:03:10

The Agenda for the Annual General Meeting of the Techno 293 Class Association to be held on Wednesday 8th August 2018 in Liepaja, Latvia has now been published.

Posted On:  10/07/2018 16:55:58

US Sailing has announced roster names and details for the 2018 U.S. Youth Olympic Sailing Team to compete at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 on October 6-18, 2018.......( more )

Posted On:  10/07/2018 14:37:08

The 2018 AGM of the Techno Class Association, including both T293 Class and T293Plus Class, will take place during the forthcoming Worlds in Liepaja, Latvia - and is scheduled for Wednesday 8th August.

The exact time and location will be published on the championship Official Notice Board; with a start time depending upon the end of racing for that day. ......( more )
Posted On:  07/06/2018 10:11:27

This year saw the 7th edition of the International Windsurfing Regatta near the oldest Polish town of Kalisz.  Once again Lake Szale hosted more than 100 windsurfers who were welcomed by the traditional regatta opening in the town centre, a BBQ and much more.  ......( more )

Posted On:  28/05/2018 09:40:56

57 competitors from 8 countries came to Cancun in Mexico with one goal - to qualify their country to the Youth Olympic and Pan-American Games. This was a chance that would not repeat itself, as the North American Windsurfing Championships were the last opportunity to get that precious spot.......( more )

Data Protection Policy
Posted On:  26/05/2018 08:51:41

The International Windsurfing Association is committed to protecting the privacy and personal information of all those we do business with. We have rewritten our Privacy and Data Protection Policies to ensure that they clearly outline what data we gather, how we use it, and the rights that you have to manage and access your data.

You can view our policies and privacy notices here.

Posted On:  18/05/2018 16:39:58

The first stage of the Supercup 2018 series took place on Lake Domasa in Slovakia over the weekend of 5th/6th May.  Planing conditions all the weekend with wind from 16-25 knots, course races on M and I course with a full schedule of 8 races sailed. ......( more )

Posted On:  08/04/2018 08:36:45

130 competitors from 27 countries. 15 races for 3 fleets. Sun, wind and smiling faces. Paul Leone, International Windsurfing Association vice-president, said it best after the event was over. "I would like to thank the club President Giorgio Matracia, the council and all the members of the Club Roggero di Lauria for a magnificent event. In just three words: beyond all expectations."......( more )

Posted On:  07/04/2018 09:45:29

That is the plan for tomorrow, as we've reached the final day of the Techno293Plus European Championships. If all goes well we can have three races for the Youth Men Silver, two for the Youth Women and one for the Youth Men Gold fleets. That is the plan, but as always in sailing, we depend on the conditions.......( more )

Posted On:  06/04/2018 09:56:35

Turquoise waters, brilliant sunshine, wind and gusts welcomed the sailors for a full day of racing. Despite gusty conditions sailing went according to plan and we were able to conduct 4 races for the Gold Men and Women fleets. ......( more )

Posted On:  05/04/2018 08:34:48

Six races in three days in a beautiful, but also challenging, Mondello wraps up the qualification series of the Youth Olympic Games Qualifier for Europe. ......( more )

Posted On:  04/04/2018 09:31:08

Mondello is a beautiful place for sailing, but very challenging for race management. Plans often has to be adjusted according to ever changing wind conditions here. Today was one of those days ... And one race in. Well one and a half. ......( more )

Posted On:  03/04/2018 09:34:13

130 windsurfers from 27 countries have gathered in Mondello, Sicily for the Techno293Plus European Championships. The event being a Youth Olympic Qualifier for Europe has attracted some top talent, not only from Europe but also Asia, South and North America wanting to test their skills against the best. ......( more )

Posted On:  02/04/2018 10:15:03

Strong winds above 20 knots and huge waves forced the Race Committee to abandon the practice race so the Opening Ceremony for the Techno 293 Plus European Championships was the focal point of the day.......( more )

T293 Plus European Championships 2018 - Charter Sale!
Posted On:  15/03/2018 14:52:14

Bic Sport Italy will be offering 25% discount on the regular sale price for the Techno 293 Board and 8.5 Rig package at the end of the T293 Plus European Championships at Club Canottieri Roggero di Lauria, Mondello, Sicily - 1-7 April 2018.  Boards and Rigs may be sold separately with a 20% discount on each. View Poster

Interested? Contact for further information.
Posted On:  06/03/2018 10:21:26

The RS:X Windsurfing and Techno South American Championships concluded on Sunday with four days of amazing sailing in near perfect conditions. 

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Posted On:  03/03/2018 13:58:34

It has been a tough few days on the water as the South American Windsurfing Championships reached the halfway stage with five races for the Techno Class. Racing on the beautiful waters of Paracas, Peru, ......( more )

Posted On:  02/03/2018 12:05:59

In a true celebration of all things windsurfing, the RS:X Windsurfing South American Championships kicked off today as racing in the Techno and RS:X Classes begin under perfect conditions in the town of Paracas, Peru. ......( more )

Posted On:  01/03/2018 11:05:44

Paracas, Peru has been the perfect venue for the South American Youth Olympic Games Qualifier and although numbers don't tell the story they are for sure part of it:
23 sailors from 7 countries
15 thrilling races in 4 days
15-23kts and 25oC ......( more )

Posted On:  28/02/2018 09:09:07
The format of racing today changed to slalom, and with the strong wind here it was a perfect choice.

Representing the home nation, Raul Claux commented on the format just after finishing for the day.......( more )
Posted On:  27/02/2018 11:22:51

"Even the locals said it was windy," said a young sailor from Chile after the first set of races today. And it was.

Over 20 kts in gusts were registered by the Race Committee today, which meant racing was both exciting and tiring for the sailors. All in all, 4 races were conducted for the Youth Men and 3 for Youth Women bringing them to a total of 8 and 6 sailed. ......( more )
Posted On:  26/02/2018 09:58:38

The South American qualification tournament for the Youth Olympic Games has kicked off in style. The 23 windsurfers from 7 countries, who have come to Paracas, Peru for the regatta have not been let down. The sun, the wind, the atmosphere - an unbeatable combination for a perfect week of racing. ......( more )

Posted On:  19/02/2018 12:16:28

Once again the small lake near historic town of Kalisz will host a big windsurfing event. More than 100 competitors in different classes from kids to Olympians, more than 5,000 euro in awards,  more then 10,000 spectators at the lake during the weekend. ......( more )

Posted On:  14/02/2018 09:17:40

12 races completed over 4 competition days, in an unusually windy Singapore. There were 3 qualification places in both men's and women's Youth Olympic Games windsurfer event being contested by 11 Asian nations - with the 12th country, Hong Kong, already qualified at the World Championships held in Quiberon, France last year. ......( more )

Posted On:  08/02/2018 13:28:40

The 2018 Techno Plus Asian Championships is also part of the annual Singapore Windsurfing Open - now in its 37th year! 61 competitors from 14 countries have registered - including  one boy from Italy and one girl from Norway enjoying the opportunity to gain experience at international competition level. ......( more )

Posted On:  16/01/2018 10:25:34

The 2018 Youth Olympic Games Techno293 Plus Qualifier for Oceania has just concluded at Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron.  A fascinating battle between Max van der Zalm from New Zealand and Alex Halank......( more )

Posted On:  14/01/2018 12:40:28

Day 2 in Brisbane became a spectacular day with wind building up from 12 to 25 knots during racing. After the first race of the Techno fleet, some went ashore to downsize sails. It made no difference as the wind was just too strong and only 2 in the fleet finished. Race 3 was abandoned. ......( more )

Posted On:  12/01/2018 09:28:08

The 2018 Australian Youth National Championships have just commenced at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron on lovely Moreton Bay.  These championships include the Bic Techno293 Oceania Championships and we have 26 under 19 year olds from 3 nations, NZ, Indonesia and Australia. For sailors competing on the T283 Plus this is the Youth Olympic Games Qualifier for Oceania.......( more )

Posted On:  03/01/2018 15:14:31

Twenty-four sailors competed in the 2017 Orange Bowl International Windsurfing Regatta, held December 28-30 at Biscayne Bay Yacht Club in Miami, FL. Age-based competition was held in the Techno 293 and Techno Junior.......( more )

Techno Plus Now Officially Recognised World-Wide by World Sailing
Posted On:  22/12/2017 10:24:28

2017 draws to its close in a very positive way for Techno 293 OD, and its new sister class, Techno PLUS, which had an unbelievably high entry at its inaugural stand-alone World Championships and was officially recognized internationally by World Sailing. Two key elements that give Techno 293 OD a highly promising future . . . [more]

Free 2017 Calendars to Download
Posted On:  15/12/2017 09:58:00

Patrik Pollak has produced not one but two calendars for 2018! Stunning shots adorn the Bic Techno 293 Class calendar and - new this year - the Bic Techno 293 Plus Class calendar.  Yours to download for free!

Posted On:  04/12/2017 09:47:31

The first Techno293+ continental qualification tournament has come to a close at the Moonbeach Resort in Egypt. ......( more )

Posted On:  02/12/2017 10:47:34

Friday brought a lot of wind enabling 3 races for the girls and 2 for the boys at the African Championships at Moonbeach Resort. ......( more )

Posted On:  01/12/2017 09:27:33

For the Techno 293 women, nine races so far sees Algerian Ait Ali Slimane in the lead, but her Egyptian rival El Ashwany is on fire, just two points behind.  Three races to go and it will be a tough battle to the end. Watch this space!  ......( more )

Posted On:  29/11/2017 16:31:16

The African Championships for RS:X and Techno 2983 Plus, hosted by the Egyptian Sailing and Water Ski Federation at the beautiful Moonbeach Resort on the Red Sea, Egypt, has begun and runs until 2nd December.......( more )

Posted On:  22/11/2017 09:56:36

The 2017 techno Asian Championships concluded with Youth title wins for Thailand (boys) and Hong Kong (girls).......( more )

Posted On:  20/11/2017 10:18:38

From 13th to 17th of November San Isidro Sailing Club in Buenos Aires hosted the 2017 South American Windsurfing Championships. The event was a great chance for the Techno293 Plus sailors to test the venue of the Youth Olympic Games in 2018. ......( more )

Posted On:  19/11/2017 10:57:15

Day 5, the last day of competition at Club Nautico San Isidro, brought a good breeze enabling completion of the twelve race series for all Classes.......( more )

Posted On:  17/11/2017 11:18:55

Day 4, the penultimate racing day of the 2017 South American Championships at the San Isidro Sailing Club in Buenos Aires.  The sun has returned, competitors are eager to get going, working their sails hard, and wondering what today will bring.......( more )

Posted On:  16/11/2017 13:21:39

It had been suggested that the during the first 2 days the competitors had seen everything that Buenos Aires had to offer but on the third day the wind was different yet again - lesson 3! ......( more )

Posted On:  15/11/2017 15:25:07

Day 2 of the 2017 South American windsurfing championships and Buenos Aires river delta is revealing more of its secrets. It was a beautiful but very tricky day with light wind and strong current. ......( more )

Posted On:  15/11/2017 15:11:10

Club Nautico San Isidro, venue of 2017 South American Windsurfing Championship, and the 2018 Youth Olympic Games Regatta, welcomed all with testing conditions. Light winds in the morning turned into a breezy afternoon that challenged all. ......( more )

Posted On:  07/11/2017 11:43:53

Minutes of the Annual General Meeting of the Techno 293 Class Association held on Thursday 26 October 2017 at Club Nautic Salou have now been published.

Posted On:  29/10/2017 09:09:14

The Techno293 World Championships have come to an end with another day of exciting racing. For 338 athletes from across 30 countries it will be a week to remember.......( more )

Posted On:  27/10/2017 21:45:15

Day five of racing at the Techno293 World Championships was completely different to anything the competition had seen before, and that allowed a different set of sailors to take advantage of the changed conditions.......( more )

Posted On:  27/10/2017 09:08:14

Once again conditions have got the better of the World Championships and racing was only possible for the Youth Boys fleet. ......( more )

Posted On:  26/10/2017 09:33:56

Sometimes when you're involved with a sport that relies on mother nature, mother nature wins. And that's exactly what happened during day three of the Techno293 World Championships as only one race, for one fleet, was able to go ahead.......( more )

Posted On:  25/10/2017 09:51:44

Despite wind conditions not being absolutely perfect for racing, the second day of the Techno293 World Championships delivered some excellent action. ......( more )

Posted On:  24/10/2017 08:11:00

The 2017 Techno293 World Championships have finally kicked off and everyone is excited to show off what they are here to do.......( more )

Posted On:  23/10/2017 08:28:39

338 competitors from over 30 countries have come to Salou to compete in the Worlds.  Two races are planned for everyone on Monday, but it may be a fight with time as the wind is predicted only for the morning. ......( more )

AGM Agenda Published
Posted On:  15/10/2017 17:10:37

The agenda for the 2017 Annual General Meeting to be held on Thursday 26th October at Club Nautic Salou, Tarragona, ESP, has now been published.

Posted On:  14/10/2017 08:17:22

The Techno293 World Championships are the chance for talented youngsters from around the world to test themselves against the best as they'll go head to head with over 330 athletes in Salou, Spain between the 21st and 28th of October.......( more )

Posted On:  30/09/2017 14:55:22

The International Orange Bowl Regatta, organised by the Biscayne Bay Yacht Club, will take place in Miami, USA from December 27th-30th.  The Orange Bowl is a huge Junior Regatta for multiple Junior classes - Opti, 420, 29er - with kids traveling from all over,  ......( more )

Posted On:  09/09/2017 10:19:39

The numbers of Czech Bic Techno boys and girls are growing every year since 2015 when we established this class in the Czech Republic and started with the Super Cup series. This year 48 young competitors took part on the event that was held from 1st to 3rd September 2017 at Nove Mlyny lake. ......( more )

Posted On:  19/08/2017 10:17:19

The 2017 AGM will take place during the forthcoming Worlds in Salou, Spain - and is scheduled for Thursday 26th October.......( more )

Posted On:  09/08/2017 10:51:54

The international wind and kitesurfing regatta 2017 NeilPryde Baltic Cup Latvia and European Formula Windsurfing Cup was held at the Karosta (former Soviet navy base bay) at the Baltic Sea coast of Liepaja, Latvia from Friday 4th to Sunday 6th of August. ......( more )

Posted On:  30/07/2017 08:30:21

12 races in great conditions, wind averaging from 12-16 kts each day. Exciting and media friendly with the M course sailed for the first time in a high stake Techno293 event.......( more )

Posted On:  29/07/2017 09:04:00

Three races in and we have some top spots secured already. Both in the Youth Boy and Youth Girl groups the top podium places have been decided and tomorrow when the sailors go out the pressure is off and they can have a victory round. ......( more )

Posted On:  28/07/2017 12:45:08

The Youth Olympic qualifier proved that the M course is an exciting option for fleet racing.  The youth and junior fleets in Lorient followed that example today with some exciting racing for all the fleets. So, M format for everybody. ......( more )

Posted On:  27/07/2017 09:25:15

The only way to get better in sport is to start from yourself and this goes for winning in life - that is a lesson that we hope everybody takes home from this regatta.

The day started off with the class President Ezio Ferin having to remind the sailors to keep the event site clean. Not a pleasant reminder, but one that had to happen. The sailors collecting their leader lycras also received some garbage bags to go with them, so they could take part in cleaning the garbage left on site.......( more )
Posted On:  26/07/2017 10:11:38

Tides and current didn't make racing easy for the fleets in Lorient with numerous general recalls starting off the day. The sailors learnt a lot about current during those first starts and as the day progressed the races started without delay.......( more )

Posted On:  25/07/2017 08:26:10

It is early in the regatta and the first day of the elimination series for the Youth Boys, but the venue in Lorient has already tested the more inexperienced sailors out there. With strong current and waves it has been tricky for some at the start line and the race committee had one or two general recalls at the beginning of racing. ......( more )

Posted On:  21/07/2017 08:22:21

167 sailors from 31 countries participated in the Techno293Plus World Championships in Quiberon France - the first of the qualification events for the Youth Olympic Games.......( more )

Posted On:  20/07/2017 09:16:14

A title that sums up the Techno293Plus Open fleet. A fleet dominated by Japanese sailors, who turned up in numbers here in Quiberon. ......( more )

Posted On:  19/07/2017 09:31:10

It was not an easy day for the Race Committee and the sailors, but the trouble ahead could not have been foreseen.......( more )

Posted On:  18/07/2017 09:43:37

Today all fleets managed to get two races in although the wind lasted only until noon and then never came back.

Giorgia Speciale, the multi-time Techno293 medallist, is here in Quiberon back on the T293Plus for the World Championships. Although she knows the equipment well the format is a novelty. Here is how she commented on racing on the M course:......( more )
Posted On:  17/07/2017 09:03:15

It's a World championship and it's never easy. The first day started with a fight, but unfortunately it was a fight of frontal wind against the usual sea breeze that appears here normally. That caused some delay and the scheduled starts had to be postponed until the late afternoon........( more )

Posted On:  16/07/2017 11:03:25

If you want to win gold medal at Olympic Games like Faustine Merret, who officially opened this championship, did in Athens, the best place to start is here in Quiberon. ......( more )

Charter Offer
Posted On:  29/06/2017 16:13:09

The contact e-mail address printed on the "Special Offer" form - - is unfortunately not functioning.  Please note that this is now the e-mail address to be used:  We apologise for this inconvenience.

8.5 rigs can be sold immediately after the close of the T293 Plus World Championships in Quiberon and the 7.8 / 6.8 rigs and boards after the T293 European Championships in Lorient.
Posted On:  06/06/2017 19:04:02

The 6th edition of the popular International Windsurfing Regatta Kalisz 2017 took place from 2-4 June on Lake Szale near the oldest Polish town of Kalisz.  3 days of racing with more then 100 competitors from which 90 percent were youth windsurfers from BIC Techno 293 youth Olympic class. ......( more )

Posted On:  18/05/2017 10:55:03

The 6th edition of the International Kalisz Windsurfing Regatta takes place once again this year 2-4 June 2017 on Lake Szale. Much more then just a windsurfing event, there will be plenty of entertainment on the beach and lots of prizes for participants. View the trailer for a taste of what's to come.

Posted On:  12/05/2017 15:13:46

For the first time Choppy Water are including a Techno-Cup at one of their Multivan Windsurf Cups so kids can benefit from the nice event set-up and have the chance to race around the same marks as their idols.......( more )

Posted On:  12/05/2017 14:46:00

Surfclub Domasa on the East Slovakian Lake Domasa hosted over the weekend the biggest windsurfing regatta in Slovakia in recent years with 48 competitors from 5 countries in Raceboard and BIC techno class. ......( more )

Posted On:  09/03/2017 15:42:11

The event organized by the World Ice and Snow Sailing Association (WISSA) was held at the Kuybyshev Reservoir, in Togliatti, Russia, and attracted more than 180 snow sailors.......( more )

GO Windsurfing!
Posted On:  09/02/2017 11:39:03

We're very pleased to report there seems to be a real groundswell of Techno windsurfing interest at the moment, there are pockets all over Australia (and New Zealand) that are developing Techno programs.  As a result, we hope to communicate a little more with you via our newsletter and keep you informed of what's going on with the class.  Another good online resource to keep up to date is the Techno AUS & NZL Facebook page.  If you haven't liked it yet, get liking!!   Read more . . .

Posted On:  03/02/2017 10:57:04

Here is some helpful information provided by CNL, the event organiser, for team leaders, coaches and competitors attending the Techno 293 European Championships in July.

Free 2017 Calendar Download
Posted On:  06/01/2017 13:27:10

Patrik Pollak has produced a stunning 2017 calendar for the Bic Techno 293 Class.  Have you downloaded yours yet?

Make sure that after printing the pair pages you twist the papers 180 degrees because the calendar binds according to the picture.
Posted On:  23/12/2016 11:50:09

One of the mysteries of sailing is why windsurfing is so massive in Europe, and unpopular in Australia. Australia has a perfect climate year-round for windsurfing, as opposed to some countries where sailors break the ice off the lake before going for a sail!  ......( more )

Posted On:  30/10/2016 08:47:46

The past six days have seen some red hot windsurfing competition on the waters of Lake Garda, as the T293 and T293 Plus World Championships touched down in Torbole, Italy.  Known the world over as an ideal venue for top class windsurfing, Torbole certainly presented some challenges for the competitors but in the end more than lived up to its reputation.......( more )

Posted On:  28/10/2016 14:32:11

A busy fourth day of races in Garda Trentino today, with a shining sun and beautiful 14 knots south wind, the well-known Ora of the northern Garda Lake.  Finals started with very intensive but funny races for competitors.......( more )

Posted On:  27/10/2016 10:38:51

"I think the windsurfing movement is growing everywhere in all the world."  That's the opinion of windsurfing legend and four time Olympic medallist Allesandra Sensini who was at the opening of the T293 and T293 Plus World Championships in Torbole, Italy. ......( more )

Posted On:  25/10/2016 13:38:40

Low cloud and mizzle has greeted day two and there is little wind for racing at the 11th World Championship for the biggest windsurfing class, Bic Techno 293, at Circolo Surf Torbole, Garda Trentino ......( more )

Posted On:  23/10/2016 11:21:19

Vasco Renna and Marco Rossi representing the Italian Techno 293 Class Association offered a challenge to the students from the nearby art school - LABA......( more )

Posted On:  23/10/2016 11:14:44

Every summer junior sailing program requires an annual review, and while each program is unique, they all need to ask these two questions: ......( more )

Posted On:  20/10/2016 12:58:34

Just 3 days to go to the biggest event of the decade! The Techno 293 and Techno 293 Plus Worlds organised by Circolo Surf Torbole, Garda Trentino.......( more )

Posted On:  15/10/2016 08:17:07

The agenda for the 2016 Annual General Meeting to be held on Thursday 27th October at Circolo Surf Torbole, Italy, has now been published

Posted On:  11/10/2016 14:19:03

The world's very best young windsurfers are set to descend upon the Northern shore of Lake Garda between the 22nd and 29th of October, as the tenth annual Techno 293 World Championships touch down in Torbole, Italy, along with the Techno 293 Plus World Championships.......( more )

Posted On:  27/09/2016 16:56:13

To all Team Leaders and Coaches of the national teams already entered for the Techno 293 World Championships - a letter from Circolo Surf Torbole to point out some important operational news about the forthcoming Worlds.

Posted On:  25/09/2016 16:12:45

The road to the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) will be a global adventure for the best young speedsters with a continental qualification system deciding which nations will send sailors to Argentina in October 2018.......( more )

Posted On:  05/09/2016 12:23:26

The 2016 AGM will take place during the forthcoming Worlds in Torbole Sul Garda, Tentino, Italy - and is scheduled for Thursday 27th October.......( more )

Posted On:  31/07/2016 08:12:49

The Techno293 European Championships have concluded in Sopot, Poland with 12 races sailed by gold fleets.  335 young windsurfers from 25 countries competed in the event making it a great show both on and off water.  ......( more )

Posted On:  28/07/2016 09:12:06

The Techno293 European Championships are in their final stage as competitors will now race in gold and silver fleets.  We enter the final stage with all six races held for all fleets. ......( more )

Posted On:  26/07/2016 10:42:34

Today was the first day of racing in Sopot for the Junior and Youth Techno293 sailors.  U17 and U15 race on separate race courses, one situated in front of the club and the other next to Sopot's pier.  12 races are planned for the whole regatta, which gives an average of two per day for each fleet. ......( more )

Techno 293 Europeans Ready to Go in Sopot!
Posted On:  24/07/2016 11:20:08

The Opening Ceremony has taken place, registration has now closed and competitors are eagerly awaiting the practice race.  For all the news, tracking, results, photos and more keep a watch on the event website.

Posted On:  23/07/2016 10:09:37

This year Sopot hosted the very first European Championship of the new Youth Olympic windsurfing class, the Techno293 Plus.  46 competitors from 13 countries competed in the regatta. During the five days of racing the race committee managed to conduct all 15 planned races including a marathon race and slalom.  Proving that the class is versatile and suitable for different race formats. ......( more )

Posted On:  21/07/2016 09:39:37

Two races were held in the Ergo Hestia Techno293 Plus European Championships in Sopot today.

Not many changes in the podium places, but sailors preferring light wind conditions were on top today.......( more )

Marathon Time in Sopot
Posted On:  20/07/2016 11:20:41

A beautiful day today in Sopot.  Perfect windsurfing conditions allowed for the fleet to complete two course races and a marathon alongside the beaches of Sopot.

Results and full coverage on the event website

Gallery - Robert Hajduk  / Gallery - Patrik Pollak

Posted On:  18/07/2016 11:20:24

Racing has started today for the 46 competitors from 13 countries, including three non-European countries, at the Techno 293 Plus European Championships hosted by Sopot Sailing Club, Poland.  ......( more )

Posted On:  13/06/2016 15:06:41

All Bic Techno Riders are invited to participate in the "Tour Duf Windsurf" from 1st to 6th August.  It is an itinerant windsurf journey across Finistere (Brittany, France) taking place this summer, organised by Aloha Attitude.  Discover beautiful beaches and enjoy the Finistere's coastline.......( more )

Posted On:  14/05/2016 18:44:38

Coming up on 3rd to 5th June 2016, don't miss the Major of Kalisz Cup taking place in Szale, Kalisz, Poland.  Maybe a small lake but definitely a big festival type of event with a 100 + boards racing watched by 15,000 spectators during the day on the beach. ......( more )

Posted On:  14/05/2016 12:51:26

Last weekend, 7th and 8th May, Lake Domasa in East Slovakia hosted the first Supercup event of the 2016 season. 33 competitors from Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia sailed 7 races in 2 days. ......( more )

Posted On:  07/05/2016 13:15:40

Thanks to the great support of the windsurfing community 14 year old Karolina Berankova (ATU Kosice) will go to RIO.  ......( more )

Posted On:  17/04/2016 14:13:59

Sailing is in for thrills and spills at the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games with sailors to compete across five of the fastest classes around.

The Men's and Women's Windsurfer, Techno 293+, remains on the YOG programme with the introduction of Men's and Women's Kiteboarding, IKA Twin Tip Racing, and the Nacra 15 Mixed Multihull.......( more )
Posted On:  08/04/2016 13:24:10

President of the Circolo Surf Torbole, Armando Bronzetti, is looking forward to welcoming competitors to the Techno 293 World Championships to be held in Torbole in October with the support of Ingarda, Trentino Marketing and the Municipality of Nago-Torbole. ......( more )

Posted On:  28/02/2016 18:29:31

Sopocki Klub Zeglarski (SKZ) in Sopot, Poland, will host "back-to-back" European Championships this July for the Techno 293 (T293) Association. ......( more )

Posted On:  20/02/2016 12:57:22

Now in its fifth year, the Major of Kalisz Cup returns to Szale, a small lake close to Kalisz, the oldest town in Poland.  Local club UJKS "Szturwal" Kalisz will once again be organising this annual event ......( more )

Posted On:  28/01/2016 15:48:17

World of Windsurf, online magazine, has awarded their 2015 student athlete sportmanship awards to young racers from the Techno 293 class.  Barbara-Izabella Ramirez Villa Real, from Brasil, and Leonidas Tsortanidis , from Greece, were the recipients.......( more )

Posted On:  27/01/2016 16:08:37

ACES Europe (European Capitals and Cities of Sport Federation) has named Kosice as the Slovakian European City of Sport for 2016. The city's passion for sport and civic pride, combined with focus on health and wellbeing, involves the local community and welcomes the world beyond! ......( more )

Bic Techno 293 Calendar 2016 Now Available to Download
Posted On:  22/12/2015 14:48:29

Just in time for Christmas, Patrik Pollak has produced a 2016 Bic Techno 293 Calendar to download for free
Posted On:  11/12/2015 09:24:54

Just as the morning before, the postponement flag fluttered under cloudy skies in anticipation of afternoon wind.  For some, on this final competition day, it was a tense wait.  The wind gods were kind, providing good conditions for three races, making a total of 13 races ......( more )

Posted On:  08/12/2015 17:24:20

The morning of day four was cloudy, cold and windless. A long wait for competitors keen to make their mark on this championship until the wind finally came in at 1500.  ......( more )

Posted On:  08/12/2015 10:56:42

A frustrating start to racing on day 2.  First there was a delay waiting for the breeze to pick up in the afternoon, and then the first race of the day had to be abandoned as it was unlikely......( more )

Posted On:  05/12/2015 12:49:26

35 competitors from 7 nations completed registration at the 2015 South American Windsurfing Championships taking place in Paracus, Peru.  Techno 293 is the biggest fleet ......( more )

Posted On:  01/12/2015 11:55:46

Young sailors have been awarded boats and windsurfers thanks to the John Merricks Sailing Trust (JMST), the official charity partner of the RYA OnBoard (OB) programme, ......( more )

Posted On:  14/11/2015 11:51:37

336 winners in one event! Impossible task? Well BIC Techno 293 One design class did it again. Yes there were only 18 places on the podium at the end of the Championships ......( more )

Green Light for Techno 293 Plus
Posted On:  08/11/2015 14:28:30

The Annual General Meeting of the Techno 293 Class held in Cagliari on Thursday 29 October 2015 unanimously approved the Class Rules and Championship Rules for T293+.  An application to become an ISAF Class will be made in November 2016.

Meanwhile a full calendar of events is planned for the new class in 2016.

The inaugural European Championships will take place in Sopot, Poland, from 17th to 22nd July 2016.

Annual General Meeting 2015 - Minutes Published
Posted On:  07/11/2015 16:06:50

The Techno 293 Class AGM has given the green light to some exciting proposals, important for the future development of the Class . . . or should that be "Classes".  Check these out:

- the revised Techno 293 Championship Rules
- adoption of Techno 293 Plus Class Rules and Championship Rules
- 2017 events to be finalised by end of 2015 - feedback on options welcomed
- T293 Plus events for 2016, including Europeans in Sopot before the T293 event.

Posted On:  03/11/2015 20:08:27

336 competitors from 26 countries gathered in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy to take part in the 2015 Techno293 World Championships. The host Windsurfing Club Cagliari put on a great event, especially as the organisers had to take over the regatta just months before it took place due to organisational problems at a previously picked site. ......( more )

Posted On:  31/10/2015 10:10:43

The first 2015 world champions for the Techno 293 windsurfing class arrive from Israel. As expected, both Katy Spychakov e Yoav Cohen (Under 17) secured their gold medals one day early. With light wind again in Cagliari, she kept winning (1-1), he just kept the rivals under control (4-2). Celebrations in the water and back to shore, with different reactions.......( more )

Posted On:  30/10/2015 09:18:31

Everybody (well, not exactly . . .) was waiting for the wind but we got some dark clouds instead, and some rain too, threatening the fourth day of the Techno 293 World Championships in Cagliari. But it didn't last. By noon sun was out, sky was blue and all sailors were rushing to the course, with the Under 17 and Under 15 boys now split between Gold and Silver fleets. ......( more )

Posted On:  29/10/2015 08:58:33

Another light wind day didn't stop the action at the Techno 293 World Championships in Cagliari. Race committee waited for the breeeze to pick up before calling the competitors out, but at the end all fleets except one managed to complete two races. Enough to challenge the top positions in most of the groups.......( more )

Posted On:  28/10/2015 08:22:05

A long morning by the beach, under a grey sky and with no sign of wind. The Techno 293 Worlds' fleet run into one of those slow days that one would expect on different racing courses - not in Cagliari. Well, it can happen here too, sometimes. After an early lycra ceremony to celebrate the best sailors from the first day, the kids had plenty of time to check the equipment, make new friends, play fresbee, snack around or take a nap.......( more )

Posted On:  27/10/2015 08:09:57

A strong start for the 2015 Techno293 World Championships in Cagliari, with three races completed for all fleets in less than 4 hours. And an even stronger start for France, Italy and Israel: these three big teams confirmed their medal ambitions from the first day of race.......( more )

Posted On:  25/10/2015 10:16:12

The 2015 Techno 293 World Championships are officially under way, after the opening ceremony held here in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy. It has been a simple and fun event, with a short parade from Windsurfing Club Cagliari - host to the event - to a small amphitheatre facing the sea, by the Marina piccola harbour. ......( more )

Posted On:  18/10/2015 10:16:49

The agenda for the Annual General Meeting of the International Techno 293 Class Association to be held on Thursday 29 October at the Windsurfing Club Cagliari has now been published.
Posted On:  13/10/2015 16:10:13

Olympic venue for 2020 Olympics is warming up. In upcoming years Enoshima waters will host more and more events as preparation for the Olympic games in Tokyo 2020. One of the first major was Asian championships in youth and senior - Olympic windsurfing class Bic Techno 293 One Design and Neil Pryde RS:X windsurfers had chance to test all conditions at this venue in only one week. Even a Typhoon extreme . . .

Posted On:  04/10/2015 15:38:06

The championship may be over but on Sunday the organisers had two more events to complete before bringing down the curtain on a week of windsurfing activity.......( more )

Posted On:  04/10/2015 00:20:03

The end of the Asian championship in Enoshima is a new beginning for the venue which will host the Olympic regatta in 2020. It is also a new beginning for lot of the young kids which came here for the weekend to race at junior techno cup.......( more )

Posted On:  04/10/2015 00:01:29

Despite a poor forecast and a scheduled early finish the race committee managed to complete a further 2 races for all fleets on the last day of the 2015 Enoshima Asian Windsurfing Championships.......( more )

Posted On:  02/10/2015 21:59:20

The Typhoon overnight affected not just the weather conditions, which did not allow any racing today, but also the venue. It presented a challenge for competitors and local organisers. How long does it take to rebuild the venue?......( more )

Posted On:  01/10/2015 23:06:37

They give them names in America, but here in Japan they give them numbers because they would probably run out of names pretty quickly. It is only typhoon #21 this year but it influenced the racing and more at the Asian championships today.......( more )

Posted On:  30/09/2015 05:59:27

Racing went on but not completely according to the plan because conditions were tricky, both on the water and on land. On the water it was important to find the right gust and sail smart. On land you had to beware of hawks.......( more )

Posted On:  29/09/2015 03:20:21

Two races were completed for all fleets on the first day of racing at the 2015 Asian Windsurfing Championships hosted by the Enoshima Chotto Yacht Beach Club.......( more )

Posted On:  13/09/2015 08:30:24

Nove Mlyny hosted the last main race of the season at the weekend September 5th-6th called - Vitr z vinohradu - (in english translation it means Wind of Vineyards).......( more )

Posted On:  25/08/2015 15:58:07

Three great days, 65 athletes from three Baltic countries and more wind than expected on lake Kisezers.......( more )

Posted On:  24/08/2015 15:56:29

The 2015 AGM will take place during the forthcoming Worlds in Cagliari, Sardinia - and is scheduled for Thursday 29th October.......( more )

Posted On:  15/08/2015 11:09:06

Kingston, Ontario (August 13, 2015) – The final day of racing at the Sail Canada Youth National Championships and the RS:X and Techno 293 North American Championships at CORK International saw classic Kingston sailing conditions of sun and wind.......( more )

2015 Baltic Challenge Cup .. enter now
Posted On:  15/08/2015 10:33:42

Kisezers Lake, Riga, from 21st to 23rd August
Notice of Race
Event Website
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Posted On:  02/08/2015 09:51:55

5 days of racing, 6 fleets, 25 countries, 70 races, 298 competitors and much more. Great week in Liepaja, city where the wind is born.

Event photos gallery on flickr :
Results, tracking and much more on event website

Posted On:  01/08/2015 09:45:39

Junior boys and girls raced today again inside old Russian military submarine harbour in safe location while youth fleets enjoyed yet another windy day at the Monument Beach here in Liepaja. Results are shaping up but in most classes fights for the medals continue . . .
lots of new event photos on flickr 
Results, tracking and much more on event website

Posted On:  31/07/2015 11:18:23

When plan A does not work you try to execute plan B.  Organisers here in Liepaja, Latvia at the European championships BIC Techno 293 One design executed both on a same day.

Event photos gallery on flickr 
Results, tracking and much more on event website

Posted On:  30/07/2015 10:43:07

The road to success is never easy. For some the biggest obstacle today was the shore-break, for others the wind and the race course. But when the going gets tough the tough get going and those able to sail fast in both light and strong wind are climbing up the leader board. It's not easy but it's fun...

Event photos gallery on flickr 
Results, tracking and much more on event website 

Posted On:  29/07/2015 08:54:13

Some events have a slow start, but not here in Liepaja. Organisation was running like a Swiss clock and all was ready for start at 10 AM. Race committee did not hesitate to abandon the race when wind dropped. 3 races for all fleets in mostly light wind conditions which allowed those who like light air to gain some advantage before strong wind days forecast in the second half of the week.

Posted On:  28/07/2015 08:19:55

Practice makes champions. First step towards winning the race and becoming a champion in windsurfing is getting out from the beach. This may not be an easy task especially for those not use to big shore-break. Windy forecast for the rest of the week means you have to master step one because conditions on Monument beach in Liepaja, Latvia can get hard.

Posted On:  26/07/2015 07:15:01

Competitors from all over Europe, joined by teams from as far afield as USA and Hong Kong, are arriving for the eagerly anticipated Techno 293 European Championships. Many are taking advantage of some early training in the Baltic Cup Regatta taking place this weekend. ......( more )

Posted On:  22/07/2015 19:02:06

Liepaja will be hosting the Formula Windsurfing European Cup and Baltic Cup Windsurfing and Kitesurfing Regatta this weekend.  Over three days from Friday to Sunday, the Latvian NeilPryde Baltic Cup will be held at Liepaja beach on the Baltic Sea coast, Latvia with competitors from Techno 293, RS:X, Formula Windsurfing, Raceboard and Formula Kite classes. ......( more )

Posted On:  15/06/2015 13:30:22

Rain and low wind on Tallinn Bay did not allow any races to be held on the last day of the Estonian NeilPryde Baltic Cup, so the final results for Formulas, Formula Kites, Raceboards and Techno 293's came down to the strong wind races of Friday, and for the Raceboards and Techno 293's also the low wind races of Saturday.......( more )

Worlds 2015 to be hosted by Windsurfing Club Cagliari, Italy!
Posted On:  07/06/2015 13:56:15

At last the news everyone has been waiting for, it is now confirmed that the 2015 Techno 293 World Championships will held from 24th to 31st October at Windsurfing Club Cagliari, Italy, hosts of the 2011 Techno 293 European Championships.

Posted On:  13/05/2015 16:37:41

The first ever Supercup - after a year of planning "it's finally alive"!

The Supercup Series has been created to make a platform for racing between club level and continental & world championship level.  ......( more )

Reasons to See You - The Latest Video from Patrik Pollak
Posted On:  01/04/2015 17:30:15

Important part of BIC Techno 293 one design class is meeting and competing with your friends. So where do you see them next time? Dates of the major events this year and other reasons why all love to compete.  View Here

Posted On:  08/03/2015 15:50:23

Equipment chartered at the Techno 293 European Championships at Liepaja will be available to purchase after the event.

Booking of the equipment will be possible from 1st May to 20th July with a deposit of 30% on a first come, first-served basis.  ......( more )

Posted On:  13/02/2015 15:11:24

Notice of Race for the 2015 TECHNO 293 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS including the 2015 TECHNO 293 JUNIOR (U15) EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS, the 2015 TECHNO 293 YOUTH (U17) EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS and the 2015 T293 PLUS EUROPEAN CUP has now been published.......( more )

Posted On:  11/02/2015 11:20:15

The journey of the biggest windsurfing class in the world continues in 2015. The main focus of the class stays the same: fun and fair racing in a friendly atmosphere. The growing number of competitors on all continents shows it is focused in the right direction. ......( more )

Good News from Greece
Posted On:  11/02/2015 10:48:55

The good news here in Greece is, for the first time, the Hellenic Sailing Federation has invited Techno 293 Class competitors to join in the ATHENS EUROLYMP WEEK taking place at the Faliron Olympic Complex, Marina Delta Kallitheas from 13th to 19th March 2015.

Click Here to view the Notice of Race

Bic Techno 293 Calendar 2015
Posted On:  09/02/2015 13:23:19

Download for free your very own copy of the Bic Techno 293 Calendar 2015 with some great action pics from Patrik Pollak!

Public Price List 2015
Posted On:  10/01/2015 15:12:10

The latest Techno 293 One Design Public Price List has now been published.

Posted On:  03/01/2015 18:36:42

Three races for the Techno 293 Fleet, on the final day of the 2014 African Championships in Bejaia. It was down to the last race to declare Ramzi-Ahmed Boudjatit (ALG-23) the champion.......( more )

Posted On:  03/01/2015 14:24:54

RS:X and T293 competitors completed 2 races whilst the Raceboard fleet completed one outside the harbour this morning in 15 plus knots of wind and it was cold! After a break, conditions in the afternoon became very shifty both in force and direction. ......( more )

Posted On:  01/01/2015 22:21:05

After days of rain and cold, the sun brightened the skies and enabled two races each for RS:X and Raceboard fleets and three races for the Techno 293 competitors.......( more )

Posted On:  01/01/2015 11:17:02

The race committee set a small course inside the harbour to take advantage of the conditions and competitors set out under chilly grey skies. Two good races were completed for Techno 293, Raceboard and RS:X.......( more )

Posted On:  30/12/2014 18:21:01

Photos of the opening day in the rain and the cold characterise the beginning of the 2014 African Windsurfing Championships for Techno 293, RS:X and Raceboard Classes taking place in Bejaia, 28th December to 4th January. ......( more )

Posted On:  02/12/2014 13:10:39

With over 150 participants this year's Hong Kong Open was hailed as another success in a long line of successful windsurfing championships organised over many years.......( more )

Posted On:  23/10/2014 16:56:46

The Federation Algerienne de Voile (FAV) will host its first windsurfing African Championships from 28th December to 4th January in Bejaia.......( more )

Posted On:  22/10/2014 07:09:25

Being surrounded by the sea, Hong Kong is in fact a wonderful place for enjoying watersports. Windsurfing is one of the sports seeking dramatic growth in Hong Kong. ......( more )

Youth Olympic Games in Pictures
Posted On:  01/09/2014 12:23:04

Bic Techno 293 pictures by Patrik Pollak from the Youth Olympic Games 2014 here

Posted On:  26/08/2014 09:51:02

70 riders from 4 countries came to Windsurfing Club 360 to participate in 2014 Baltic Challenge Cup. Three racing days, 8 races for Raceboard, 7 races for Techno293 and 5 races for kids 3,5 group. ......( more )

Posted On:  24/08/2014 18:48:14

Argentina's Francisco Saubidet Birkner and China's Linli Wu claimed the Boy's and Girl's Techno 293 honours as sailing concluded at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in China.......( more )

Posted On:  22/08/2014 20:12:21

Despite no racing on Friday 22 August the Opening Series has now concluded and all eyes will be on the final stage of the event on Saturday 23 August.

A non discardable, single race for all fleets will bring the YOG Sailing Competition to a close with gold, silver and bronze to be decided in the Girl's and Boy's Byte CII and Techno 293.......( more )

Posted On:  14/08/2014 17:19:37

The Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games Boys Techno 293 fleet will feature 20 hungry athletes aiming to impress, achieve their personal goals and enjoy the YOG experience. ......( more )

Posted On:  13/08/2014 09:09:36

Twenty one female Techno 293 sailors will fly their flag at the second Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China from 16-28 August.......( more )

Posted On:  04/08/2014 11:31:38

A total of 36 Brits made the trip across the channel for the Techno 293 windsurfing worlds this year held in Brest, France. The National team of 10 windsurfers, selected and supported by the RYA was headed up by Ali Masters, 2 x Techno World Champion, ......( more )

Posted On:  27/07/2014 06:53:44

The Race Teams gave it all they could to get a last race in before the 16:00 cut off. The wind was building with the sunshine as the fleet was released from the slipway. All three courses attempted starts, but as the cloud built the wind started to shift and it was game over.......( more )

Posted On:  26/07/2014 08:31:47

The penultimate day of racing was the best of the week so far, with all fleets competing in 12-15kts from the north in beautiful summer sunshine.  Plenty of general recalls and several divisions quite close as we head into the final day. ......( more )

Posted On:  24/07/2014 21:03:29

Lack of wind halts competition!  Despite the lack of wind today, sailors still managed to enjoy themselves. The event organisers arranged activities ranging from trolley races on land to walking and flying on water. ......( more )

Posted On:  24/07/2014 11:00:33

Two races were contested in idyllic conditions: between 12 and 13 knots from the north-east under a bright sun. ......( more )

Posted On:  23/07/2014 09:35:20

The wind blew more steadily for the second day of the Techno 293 World Championships in Brest allowing three races for the 400 windsurfers. ......( more )

Posted On:  22/07/2014 08:56:16

The morning of day 1 for racing was calm in the event village at the Bic T293 Worlds in Brest: the wind was almost zero.  Eventually the races were launched in the afternoon, but in a weak and unstable wind. ......( more )

Posted On:  21/07/2014 10:56:06

Yesterday, all registered competitors took to the water for the practice race - an opportunity for race officials and racers to familiarise themselves with the conditions and to test themselves ahead of official racing which commences today.......( more )

Posted On:  21/07/2014 07:05:51

The 2014 Techno 293 World Championships in Brest France kicked off with a practice race at 15:00. The wind was a steady but shifty force 2, ranging from a westerly to northwesterly. ......( more )

Posted On:  20/07/2014 07:58:50

The biggest show in town drew the crowds for a spectacular opening ceremony in brilliant sunshine!  A record entry of over 400 competitors from 28 countries followed the brightly dressed musical ensemble to form a colourful flag waving parade around the harbour at Brest.  ......( more )

Posted On:  10/07/2014 17:37:03

It is less than 2 weeks to this year's Bic Techno 293 World Championship. The event will be held from the 19th to the 26th of July. Many persons, organisations and clubs are working together to realize these championships destined to be breeding ground for future champions.......( more )

Posted On:  10/07/2014 17:22:15

A very sad, unexpected  and disturbing news come on Wednesday July 9th 2014. Guido Carli, the unforgettable first under 17 male T293 World Champion ever that won in Marsala 2006, suddenly died, aged 24, filling everybody who knew him with dismay.......( more )

Posted On:  07/07/2014 07:14:19

View the table showing the list of nations qualified in the Techno 293 class (as at 20 September) for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games

Posted On:  26/06/2014 07:00:59

For some competitors this year will bring back special memories, as they will have taken part in the both the biggest ever Techno World Championship and the 2nd Youth Olympic Games!......( more )

Posted On:  19/06/2014 11:47:20

Three days of competition at Pirita Beach, Tallinn, Eastonia concluded on Sunday 15 June. This international wind- and kitesurfing regatta formed a leg of the NeilPryde Baltic Cup, and was attended by 86 surfers from five countries. ......( more )

Posted On:  07/06/2014 13:09:26

The 2014 AGM of the Techno 293 Class will take place during the forthcoming Worlds in Brest - and is scheduled for Thursday 24th July.......( more )

Posted On:  05/06/2014 08:32:48

Equipment chartered at the Techno 293 World Championships in Brest will be available to purchase.  Book your equipment now through Bic Sport.  A 30% deposit will be payable and the kit will be reserved on a first come first served basis. ......( more )

Posted On:  15/05/2014 18:06:51

More coaching, new Academies and a revamped Champions Cup event are among the exciting changes to the RYA's Team15 windsurfing programme for 2014.......( more )

Posted On:  15/05/2014 12:16:04

The Notice of Race for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games Sailing Competition has been published. Click here to view.  The second edition of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) will feature ......( more )

Posted On:  09/05/2014 21:12:01

Those of you who are following the progress of our young windsurfers in the US have heard of the Nores brothers from Miami. Big brother Maximo, the reigning Techno 293 North American champion, is turning 16 this year and will represent the USA at the Youth Olympic Games in China. ......( more )

Posted On:  06/05/2014 10:31:16

One of the best venues for windsurfing events, Circolo surf Torbole hosted the biggest windsurfing class of the present. BIC Techno 293 class broke once again its own participation record of European championships and 312 competitors from 28 countries and 5 continents had a fair fight for the titles and last qualification spots for this year's youth Olympic Games.

Skill Level Goes UP at the 2014 US Techno Nationals
Posted On:  01/05/2014 11:21:29

Youth and talent were on display this weekend in the Sunshine State: nearly 30 young racers converged to Miami, Florida for the 2014 US Techno Nationals and RS:X Spring Festival. ... ( more )

Posted On:  27/04/2014 17:49:53

A great performance by France, Israel, and Italy at the Techno 293 European Championship in Torbole (Italy), which finished on Saturday 26 April after a week of racing on Lake Garda. ......( more )

Posted On:  25/04/2014 22:54:26

An exceptional day in Torbole, the Techno 293 European Championship, where, thanks to the morning wind, the Peler, and the Ora in the afternoon, all the divisions have completed three additional races.......( more )

Live Tracking at the Europeans
Posted On:  25/04/2014 12:49:19

As a trial run for the Techno 293 Worlds this summer, we are adding live tracking to a limited number of races and divisions during this European championships.

Posted On:  25/04/2014 06:11:22

The Lake Garda "wind machine" did not disappoint. Today in Torbole double session of races for the Techno293 European Championship: Under 17's started the 3 race morning at 8 am, with the Peler from the north.......( more )

Posted On:  23/04/2014 20:11:29

On the second day of racing, the "Ora" has blown weakly, allowing just one single race for the Under-15 and Under-17 female fleets, and the Techno Plus. The U15 and U17 boys did not finish any valid race. ......( more )

Posted On:  22/04/2014 19:55:20

The Ora, typical North Garda wind, rose on time today on the race course, allowing two races to take place on the various courses set up by the Circolo Surf Torbole. ......( more )

Posted On:  22/04/2014 06:34:25

An exciting opening ceremony on the evening of Easter Sunday began with the flag parade along the lake promenade and through the streets of the historic center of Torbole to formally open the 2014 Techno 293 European Championship......( more )

Posted On:  19/04/2014 20:43:13

Tomorrow (Easter Sunday) at 12:00 the subscriptions of European Championship will open, starting from an already high level of pre-registered athletes - more than 300 - a new record of participation for the European Championship. ......( more )

Posted On:  19/04/2014 20:26:28

The Russian Nikita Prozorov (Under 17), and the Italians Riccardo Renna (Under 15) and Edoardo Tanas (Under 13) are the winners of the Techno 293 Lake Garda Trophy. ......( more )

2014 Bic Techno Rigs
Posted On:  10/04/2014 22:32:12

Bic Sport have published the 2014 Price list and new sails are now available through the Bic Sport network of distributors and retailers.  Please note previous and new models will be accepted for all OD competitions. Product info

Posted On:  10/04/2014 22:21:42

One of the best venues for windsurfing events in the world, Circolo surf Torbole will host the European championship in BIC Techno 293 One design class.  It's gonna be BIG and not only because it is a last qualification event for the Youth OLYMPICS in CHINA this year.  See the Event trailer

Posted On:  09/04/2014 07:16:54

Whilst we are all getting ready for the European Championship which starts on 20th April, we can reflect on the recent great championship in Mendoza, South America:......( more )

Posted On:  08/04/2014 18:02:58

The second Windsurfing Club races (Ranking list ) for the year 2014 took place on April 5 & 6 at the Athletic Nautical Club of Vari-Varkiza ......( more )

Posted On:  05/04/2014 10:46:57

If you haven't made your plans for accommodation during the Techno 293 Europeans in Torbole you might want to check out these last minute deals:

Special Offers in Torbole!......( more )

Posted On:  31/03/2014 09:50:52

Argentinian Francisco Saubidet Birkner had already secured the title of 2014 Techno 293 U17 Boys South American Champion", and qualified his country for the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing with the perfect score of 10 before the 12th and final race ......( more )

Posted On:  29/03/2014 09:34:10

11 championship races completed and the second discard comes into play. In Francisco Saubidet Birkner's case, this means discarding one of his bullets as he maintains his top form winning style.  ......( more )

Posted On:  28/03/2014 10:17:55

When the sky is blue the wind starts blowing over Lake Potrerillos.  The sailors have had 5 races over two light wind days and now 15-22 knots is expected for the remainder of the Championships - a perfect combination to suit everyone and everyone has a chance to win.......( more )

Posted On:  27/03/2014 09:56:09

There is no doubt that Francisco Saubidet ARG-40 has his sights firmly set on the Championship title.  After writing off the first race of the event with a too-enthusiastic over-the-line start, he has taken the bullet in every race, ......( more )

Posted On:  26/03/2014 09:20:08

An unusually chilly start under grey skies for the South American Championships.  Equipment and measurement checks completed, competitors gathered for the briefing wearing jeans and warm hoodies! ......( more )

South American Championships Ready to Go!
Posted On:  25/03/2014 12:56:52

Competitors have been trying out the beautiful waters of Lake Potrerillos before competition starts and registration is under way prior to the anticipated start time of 14:00.  Our man on the scene, Patrik Pollak, has posted his first set of photos and we look forward to his first video from the event.  Stay tuned for event news.

Posted On:  23/03/2014 11:07:23

We are excited, preparing to host this great event!  Please take the time to register for the Techno Nationals April 18-19-20.  Also as part of the event we will have an RSX and Kona One Spring Windsurfing Festival.......( more )

Posted On:  19/03/2014 09:51:56

Check out the Notice of Race for the T293 Brest World Championship 20-26 July 2014 and keep watching for the official event website to be launched in the next few days.  Meanwhile ......( more )

Posted On:  19/03/2014 06:17:39

After the successful North American championship in Cancun, Mexico the Bic techno circuit now moves to South America.  Mendoza, Argentina will be hosting the South American championship 2014 which will also be a qualification event for the Youth Olympic Games in the Bic Techno 293 One design class.......( more )

Posted On:  16/03/2014 09:22:02

Special Offer!  Equipment chartered at the Techno 293 European Championships will be available to purchase.  Book your equipment now through Bic Sport Italie.  ......( more )

Posted On:  14/03/2014 11:11:30

From Maundy Thursday April 17th to Saturday April 19th Circolo Surf Torbole will organise an international T293 regatta, a delightful preview of the Europeans.  ......( more )

Posted On:  10/03/2014 09:41:43

Circolo Surf Torbole, Trentino, is ready to welcome you to the Techno 293 Europeans from 20th to 27th April 2014.  You have just 9 days left to claim your eur 30 discount!!......( more )

Posted On:  09/03/2014 07:10:13

My name is Steven Cramer and I windsurf. I like to windsurf because I like to go fast and I love the feeling I get when I am on the water. I have been racing techno 293 for 2 years and I cannot believe the incredible places I have been. Cancun is one of the most beautiful.

Posted On:  05/03/2014 19:13:36

A charity foundation set up in honour of the late Eric Twiname is about to reach a remarkable milestone by the end of this year - the provision of funding totalling £1m to youth sailing projects in the United Kingdom since the Trust's formation in 1980.......( more )

Techno 293 World Championships 2014
Posted On:  01/03/2014 21:55:45

Pre-Notice of Race for the 2014 Techno 293 World Championships in Brest, France from 19th to 26th July has now been published.

Posted On:  24/02/2014 10:31:52

Three races on the final day to complete the championship with eleven races in total for the Techno 293 sailors.  Right until the last race nothing was sure, well except maybe the fact all had a great time here in Cancun. ......( more )

Posted On:  23/02/2014 09:42:29

Just two races on day three in light conditions.  The boys from the USA are hammering the competition with brothers Geronimo and Maximo Nores in first and second and Steven Cramer in third.  ......( more )

Posted On:  22/02/2014 08:54:17

The second day of the North American Championships dawned as expected with warm sunny breezes and the beautiful turquoise waters beckoned.  A chance for the light wind specialists to shine in the second and third races today.......( more )

Posted On:  21/02/2014 11:43:51

29 competitors from the USA, Aruba, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Canada are taking part in the Techno 293 North American Windsurfing Championships ......( more )

Posted On:  20/02/2014 11:01:56

Competitors from Aruba, Brasil, Canada, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico and the USA have been arriving in Cancun and training on the crystal turquoise Caribbean sea.  Registration closes at 12.00 noon today ......( more )

Posted On:  13/02/2014 18:52:01

Lots of good news coming from Circolo Surf Torbole (CST), the host club for the forthcoming Techno 293 European Championships on Lake Garda, Italy.

The club will open its doors for business from March 1st and welcomes visitors to the club to enjoy the facilities both on shore and on the water.......( more )

Posted On:  07/02/2014 15:04:38

Want to get into good shape for the 2014 competition season?  Don't miss the Carnival Windsurfing Meeting to be held in Mondello from 28 February to 3 March 2014, an event co-organized by the Italian National Techno 293 class. ......( more )

Changes in U.S. Olympic Youth Development
Posted On:  05/02/2014 11:41:36

U.S. Olympic Youth Development Director Leandro Spina comments on some recent observations among the elite levels of youth sailing:
* The Olympic Games is seeing a shift toward more high performance boats, which is a trend that is likely to continue. How are you encouraging youth sailors and youth sailing programs to adapt to this change?  
Find out on

Posted On:  27/01/2014 11:21:53

The championship medals have been awarded and the places confirmed for the Youth Olympic Games in China. HKG having already qualified, the Boys fleet qualifiers are Japan, Thailand and, for the first time, Myanmar and in the Girls Thailand, Japan and Singapore have qualified. Congratulations to all!......( more )

Posted On:  26/01/2014 10:24:22

The SIM 33 Singapore Open Asian Windsurfing Championships is running like clockwork with target times met and championship racing completed by mid afternoon giving all time to relax and enjoy the incredible downtown Singapore atmosphere.......( more )

Posted On:  24/01/2014 16:12:38

Chan Tsz Kit (HKG-17) started the day with a bullet in the first race but Cheng Ho Yin (HKG-36) took the bullet in the second race, then a seventh in the third race of the day became Chan Tsz Kit's discard and thus he maintains his seven point lead over Wong Chun Yan (HKG-13).  ......( more )

Posted On:  23/01/2014 20:41:51

Racing started in almost perfect conditions today at the SIM 33rd Singapore Open Asian Windsurfing Championships taking place at The National Sailing Centre.  Three races were held "back to back" in 12 to 18 knots and all had a chance to show their skills.......( more )

Posted On:  21/01/2014 17:48:55

The National Sailing Centre in Singapore anticipates the start of the SIM 33rd Singapore Open Asian Windsurfing Championships.   This event includes the 2014 Techno 293 Asian Championships as well as......( more )

Posted On:  21/01/2014 13:28:01

Hola a Todos, The North American Windsurfing Championship Cancun 2014 is getting close.  Registration is open, deadline 31 January 2014, see NoR.  Sign up soon, Hurry up!!!......( more )

Posted On:  02/01/2014 05:54:43

A young sports fan from Slovakia has been announced by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as the winner of the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games Medal Design Competition.......( more )

Posted On:  11/12/2013 05:32:45

Family atmosphere on the beach, fair fights on water. Old and new destinations that major events visited, old and new friends that had a chance to meet.......( more )

ISAF Publish Change To The Racing Rules of Sailing
Posted On:  07/12/2013 19:48:57

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has published an urgent change to rule B3.31 of the Racing Rules of Sailing. The change will be effective from 1 January 2014.  The urgent rule change was authorized during the ISAF Annual Conference in Oman as permitted by ISAF Regulation 28.1.2. 

Click here to download all changes and corrections made since the publication of the RRS 2013-2016.

Posted On:  05/12/2013 06:53:59

Another great windsurfing season for BIC Techno 293 One Design class is coming to an end. Here are the video highlights and photos from one of the last big events this year, the European Championships in Eilat, ISRAEL. Warm weather, cloudless sky, action on and off the water and many old and new friends.

Posted On:  01/12/2013 17:34:47

Racing at the 2013 Asian Windsurfing Championships has concluded. The whole team at Hong Kong Windsurfing has done a great job in hosting a very successful event and everyone is looking forward to the prize presentation ceremony.  ......( more )

Posted On:  30/11/2013 14:50:05

Eight races have now been completed over three days of racing at the 2013 Asian Windsurfing Championships, Stanley Beach, Hong Kong.

All change for the Techno Youth Boys podium positions. ......( more )

Posted On:  29/11/2013 14:43:47

The first discard has now come into play as five races have now been completed for all Class Divisions at the 2013 Asian Windsurfing Championships, Stanley Beach, Hong Kong. ......( more )

Posted On:  28/11/2013 15:54:57

Results are in after the first day of competition. After three races for each Class division, China dominates the Techno 293 fleets.......( more )

Posted On:  27/11/2013 18:21:25

The 2013 Asian Windsurfing Championships and Hong Kong Open Windsurfing Championships have excited a great deal of interest in the sport.  This is certainly one of the most prestigious Windsurfing Championships in the region of Asia.......( more )

Posted On:  07/11/2013 14:30:12

For the first time the Circolo Surf Torbole will host the Techno 293 European Championship from the 20th  to the 27th  of April 2014 (the week just after Easter).......( more )

Posted On:  07/11/2013 11:14:02

Just under 90 young windsurfers from seven teams across the UK took to the water for the decisive stage of the Team15 Champions Cup 2013.......( more )

Posted On:  02/11/2013 16:06:36

A short interview with Ronnie Meir:

- Manager, Sailing Club Eilat
- Head of Israeli Windsurfing Association
- Israeli Team Leader......( more )

Posted On:  02/11/2013 16:04:48

The smiles on their faces tell the whole story as winners are awarded their trophies and the championships come to a close. ......( more )

Posted On:  01/11/2013 12:34:01

A more promising start to day 4 of racing at the T293 European Championships, and the hope of at last being able to complete three races for the first time in this championship. ......( more )

Posted On:  01/11/2013 05:29:38

A frustrating day and only one race completed on day 3 of competition at the T293 Europeans in Eilat.......( more )

Posted On:  30/10/2013 16:00:42

A further dramatic change in wind conditions affected the racing schedule on day 2 at the Techno 293 Europeans in Eilat.......( more )

Posted On:  29/10/2013 14:34:02

Home advantage really paid off on the first racing day at the 2013 Techno 293 European Championships in Eilat, Israel.......( more )

Posted On:  29/10/2013 09:35:43

Competitors in the 2013 Techno 293 European Championships have been welcomed to the Nautical Centre in Eilat, a place where the sun always shines, with an impressive display of country flags flying at the Opening Ceremony. ......( more )

Open Orange Bowl Regatta
Posted On:  24/10/2013 09:48:20

Techno windsurfers are invited to join the Open Orange Bowl Regatta hosted by the Coconut Grove Sailing Club, Miami, USA from 27 to 30 December 2013. Already kids signed up from MEX and CAN . . .

Posted On:  09/10/2013 14:21:23

The 2014 North Americans for RS:X and Techno 293 classes will be hosted in Cancun, Quintana Roo state, Mexico, from 20th to 23rd February.......( more )

Posted On:  08/10/2013 12:35:31

The 2014 South Americans for Raceboard and Techno 293 classes will be hosted on Lake Potrerillos, Mendoza, Argentina, from 25th to 29th March.......( more )

Posted On:  08/10/2013 06:34:44

The summer of fun is not over yet!  Once more you can meet your friends on and off the water from 26 October to 3 November in Eilat, Israel.  Still some starting slots available - hurry up, make your travel arrangements and start packing for the last big European event of the season!  See the video . . .

Posted On:  24/09/2013 11:29:47

Manly Sailing Club, Whangaparaoa, will host the Oceanic Championships for RS:X and Techno 293 from 14th to 16th February 2014. The event will be the Oceanic Continental Qualification regatta ......( more )

Posted On:  22/09/2013 12:58:48

The 2014 Asian Windsurfing Championship returns to Singapore and will take place from 22nd to 26th January from the National Sailing Centre. It is a new venue for this championship, ......( more )

Posted On:  14/09/2013 13:08:15

It's been a couple of weeks since 2013 Baltic Challenge Cup is over. But it's said that better later then never. Here is a little summary of the event:......( more )

Posted On:  13/09/2013 08:57:47

September is the Hagim (holidays) month in Israel: the Jewish new year start, Rosh Hashana, Sukot week and between them Yom Kipur, the most holy Jewish fast day. During these holidays, Eilat, in the very south of Israel, becomes the centre for many citizens, as it is the ultimate Israeli vacation resort.......( more )

Posted On:  05/09/2013 11:49:49

After three races for all fleets, Tunisian Chihi Khaled is storming ahead in the Techno 293 Open Fleet with two race wins with Algerian Adjilia Hamza, who took the first race of the championship, three points behind in second overall.......( more )

Team GB take on the Techno Worlds
Posted On:  20/08/2013 19:26:58

The Techno Worlds have recently come to a close in Sopot, Poland with a strong UK team and Emma Wilson scoring a podium finish. Boards caught up with coach Ali Yates for a full run down of the event and some wise words from the Techno competitors . . . Read More

Posted On:  16/08/2013 15:37:24

The 2013 TECHNO 293 & RACEBOARD AFRICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS will take place from 2nd to 7th September at Marina Yasmine, Hammamet, Tunisia. The organisers have produced a useful information sheet. ......( more )

Posted On:  13/08/2013 11:29:46

Time goes very fast when you realise that this was the 15th Neil Pryde Baltic Cup that just finished in Liepaja, Latvia. Fifteen years ago, the organizers created an idea to invite all Baltic windsurfers - from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania - to join a new series of events.......( more )

Posted On:  04/08/2013 19:27:10

Over the final 2 days of this year's championship in Sopot, Poland, 4 races were held to complete a full series of 12 races in all divisions.......( more )

Posted On:  02/08/2013 09:45:16

After six races qualifying for the finals of the World Cup Techno293 Ergo Hestia Cup, competitors in the U17 boys and girls and U15 boys have now been divided into two final fleets- gold and silver - for the rest of the championship. ......( more )

Posted On:  01/08/2013 08:11:15

Day two of racing was quite similar to the day before but in reverse order with the weather and the groups on the water. The day started sunny with light breezes and the competition started for the girls in nice 12 knot planing conditions. ......( more )

Posted On:  30/07/2013 20:11:32

Something for everyone on day 1.  After a thunderstorm during the night, the day dawned grey, damp and a little bit cold but by the end it turned out to be a beautiful day in Sopot.  Conditions started light with 6 to 8 knots but ramped up to 12-14 knots with gusts up to 20 plus knots......( more )

Posted On:  30/07/2013 07:28:23

The beach is packed with competitors and spectators enjoying the warm July sunshine. The Techno Class is honoured to have the presence of ISAF President, Carlo Croce, who said, "this is amazing given the current economic situation". ......( more )

Posted On:  27/07/2013 18:37:08

Best youth windsurfers from around the world are coming to Sopot. One of the biggest windsurfing clubs in Europe, SKZ Sopot, will host the future stars of windsurfing for the Ergo Hestia Cup - Techno 293 World Championships. 

Posted On:  13/07/2013 12:29:16

Circolo Surf Torbole is the home of the Techno 293 Italian Open Championships taking place on Torbole. It provides a variety of different disciplines - the first two days are dedicated to the Techno Cup Slalom, then two days of course racing ......( more )

ISAF President Carlo Croce to open T293 Worlds!
Posted On:  13/07/2013 09:51:53

Competitors, coaches, team leaders and parents are advised of a change in the event schedule published in the Notice of Race. The Opening Ceremony will now take place on Sunday 28th July at 1900 hours.  The ceremony has been brought forward one day to enable new ISAF President Carlo Croce to attend.

Posted On:  05/07/2013 10:53:54

From 28th to 30th June 2013 windsurfing and kite boarding enthusiasts were welcomed to Estonia, Tallinn, Pirita beach. The NeilPryde Baltic Cup has been running for 15 years......( more )

Posted On:  05/07/2013 10:47:33

Rio 2016 Programme, 2018 Youth Olympic Games And IOC Presidential Elections - The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the 2013 Extraordinary IOC Session has concluded in Lausanne, Switzerland.......( more )

Posted On:  22/06/2013 13:58:11

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that the IOC Young Reporters Programme, a sports journalism training programme, will be run during the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games.......( more )

Posted On:  21/06/2013 09:12:41

This year's North Sea Cup Series Champions were decided at Wimereux, France.

The overall winners were:
1st - Lars van Someren (NED)......( more )

Posted On:  08/06/2013 09:51:12

The Federation Tunisienne de Voile (FTV) will be hosting the 2013 African Championships for Techno 293 and Raceboard classes in Port Yasmine, Hammamet, from 2nd to 7th September.......( more )

Posted On:  03/06/2013 16:47:26

You need to add this into your summer calendar!!! Great multi discipline event will take place in Circolo surf Torbole this summer. Famous GARDA lake will host the Open Italian BIC Techno 293 OD championship 2013 in July.

Not only course racing but also slalom and long distance will be sailed during the event. Come and join 150 Italian riders. ......( more )

Posted On:  21/05/2013 11:49:47

Many kids around the world join the biggest windsurfing class every day, but not all of them have an experienced coaches who can help them to learn. ......( more )

Posted On:  20/05/2013 16:20:32

The 2013 AGM of the Techno 293 Class will take place in the evening of Thursday 1st August at the World Championships being held in Sopot, Poland.......( more )

Posted On:  20/05/2013 15:58:22

One of the most successful event series in recent years has announced some developments that will see further growth of the sport in the Baltic region. The Baltic Cup Series consists of 3 events hosted in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. ......( more )

Posted On:  17/05/2013 16:02:27

Having endured fickle winds, strong gusts and driving rain on day one of the regatta yesterday, the concluding day of the championships brought with it far more favourable conditions for the competitors, with spells of sunshine and an average 12-14 knots. ......( more )

Posted On:  17/05/2013 15:50:21

The 2013 Open Dutch National Championships for Techno293 have come to an end. Fransisco Saubidet Birkner (ARG-40) and Isis Hoekstra (NED-11) are the new Dutch National Champions respectively in the Techno293 Boys and Girls divisions.......( more )

Posted On:  03/05/2013 06:45:57

View poster Venue: Sopot, Poland

Dates: 15 -18 July and 22-25 July

Options: 4 or 8 days of training......( more )

Posted On:  17/04/2013 09:37:03

The 2013 edition of the Sicily Windsurfing Grand Prix takes place from 17th to 19th May in Mondello-Palermo, Sicily.......( more )

Posted On:  17/04/2013 09:14:46

Here we go again!!! New season, new friends, new challenges. BIC Techno 293 one design class is back and stronger than ever. Easy to sail, durable and affordable equipment, this season with something extra. BIC Techno 293+. Find out more in this video.

Posted On:  15/04/2013 09:33:16

The new T293 OD+ class, first presented as a concept at the Techno 293 Class 2012 AGM, will allow competitors aged 17+ to continue competing - for the new TECHNO CUP, which makes its debut at the 2013 T293 World Championships......( more )

Posted On:  04/04/2013 11:45:14

The Techno T293 South American Championships concluded Monday, April 1, with almost 40 racers between advanced and beginners from five countries. As the preferred class for youth keeps growing in numbers and in countries participating…so does the competitiveness of the Americans.......( more )

Posted On:  04/04/2013 07:02:31

Hello, I'm from Aloha Attitude, Brest (contact Valerie and Christophe Boutet).

At the last world championships in Medemblik BIC 293 and the European Championships in Murcia, our riders have rubbed and acquaintance with young competitors from other countries, other horizons.......( more )

European Team Racing Championships
Posted On:  28/03/2013 10:16:56

We regret to inform you that the 2013 RS:X European Team Championships and 2013 Techno 293 European Team Championships scheduled for 13 until 19 May 2013 have been cancelled. Albaria Club

Posted On:  27/03/2013 16:49:01

The RYA and Team 15 is all about getting youngsters onto the water, Boards learns more about why the next generation are loving windsurfing from future star Kieran Martin. ... Read More

Posted On:  25/03/2013 13:36:43

The Raceboard and Techno 293 South American Championships, hosted by Club Nautico Cordoba, takes place from 28th March to 1st April.......( more )

Posted On:  18/03/2013 10:00:00

Bic Sport will once again be providing equipment for charter at the 2013 World Championships, this year to be held in Sopot, Poland.

It is likely that demand will exceed supply - so please submit your application as soon as possible ... in fact, NOW would be a good time!......( more )

Posted On:  17/03/2013 09:22:33

We would like to invite you to take part in the Major of Kalisz Cup International Windsurfing Regatta, which will be held on 1-2 June 2013.......( more )

Posted On:  14/03/2013 12:38:48

From March 27th to 31st Circolo Surf Torbole - first national regatta of Italian racing season 2013, the Easter Criterium, part of Youth International Week - regrettably CANCELLED. ......( more )

Posted On:  12/03/2013 11:12:55

After the long winter break, this weekend marks the return of the official  events on our shores. The inaugural race of the 2013 race program ......( more )

Posted On:  11/03/2013 10:59:22

The Notice of Race has now been published for the 2013 European Championships to be hosted in Eilat, Israel, at the home of so much associated with Israeli windsurfing. ......( more )

Posted On:  06/03/2013 15:39:41

A wide range of excellent conditions tested the sailors at the Techno 293 North American Championships at Merritt Island, Florida this past weekend (Feb 28-March 3).......( more )

European Team Racing Championships
Posted On:  01/03/2013 18:03:17

We regret to inform you that the 2013 RS:X European Team Championships and 2013 Techno 293 European Team Championships scheduled for 13 until 19 May 2013 have been cancelled. Albaria Club

Posted On:  15/02/2013 07:01:40

You've seen the videos, 90 minutes of techno action from 2012 now all available on one DVD! Footage from the World Championships in Medemblik, Holland, the European Championships in Los Alcazares, Spain and the World Festival on the Beach in Mondello, Italy.......( more )

Posted On:  06/02/2013 12:14:21

After the inaugural Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games, a new breed of young sailing talent from the Byte CII and Techno 293 classes is starting to come through the ranks and this shows at ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami.......( more )

Posted On:  31/01/2013 14:51:51

The first day of racing kicked off on Saturday 26 January at the 2013 Downunder Pro as the BIC Technos began the first day of their Oceanic Championships. Winds were 20-25 knots all afternoon and 5 races were completed. ......( more )

Posted On:  25/01/2013 17:52:24

The Notice of Race is now published for windsurfing's biggest annual class championship! The 2013 ERGO HESTIA Techno 293 World Championship and Techno 293 Cup will take place ......( more )

Posted On:  18/01/2013 16:08:17

Thursday 17 January marked the start of the SIM 32nd Singapore Open Windsurfing Championships. Techno 293 competitors took to the water for the first time on Friday, ......( more )

Posted On:  16/01/2013 09:20:36

Dear Techno 293 Fleets,

This is a reminder that T293 North American Championship will be held at Calema Mid Winters, Merritt Island, FL, February 28 to March 3, 2013.  We are all systems go. ......( more )

Posted On:  11/01/2013 10:20:53

Racing has wrapped up at the 2013 OAMPS Insurance Brokers Australian Youth Championship in Hobart, with new national champions crowned and positions on the Australian Sailing Youth Team secured.......( more )

Posted On:  10/01/2013 15:51:32

The 27th Calema Midwinters Windsurfing Festival, including the 2013 Techno 293 North Americans Championships will take place Merritt Island, Florida, USA, from 28th February to 3rd March.......( more )

Posted On:  02/01/2013 18:21:28

CLASSES: FORMULA CLASS (international class rules), OPEN FORMULA (open formula class, all custom boards are welcome); RSX, KONA, TECHNO 293, LONG BOARD (OPEN)......( more )

Posted On:  14/12/2012 06:27:40

Windsurfing has been thru ups and downs in recent years. End of the world predictions were almost truthful for Olympic windsurfing this year. ......( more )

Posted On:  06/12/2012 16:40:48

Notice of Race has been published for the 2013 South American Windsurfing Championships to be held from 28th March to 1st April 2013 at Club Nautico Cordoba, Argentina.......( more )

Posted On:  05/12/2012 15:36:44

On the first weekend of December ended our 2012 Raceboard, Techno 293 and Hibrids State Windsurfing Championships.......( more )

Posted On:  03/12/2012 15:39:32

Once again the Downunder Pro will host the 2013 Oceanic Championships for Raceboard and Techno 293. The event returns to Hawks Nest, in New South Wales, and the championships will run from 26th to 28th January.......( more )

2013 Worlds - date change
Posted On:  03/12/2012 08:55:46

Due to unforseen circumstances it has been necessary to move the dates for the 2013 Techno 293 Worlds to be hosted by SKZ, Sopot, Poland. The event will now run from Saturday 27th July until Saturday 3rd August.

We have acted quickly to avoid any disruption to plans competitors, coaches and parents may be making.

Posted On:  12/11/2012 12:36:54

"We are of course very happy for the windsurfing world about the ISAF decision for Rio, but in the same time we feel very sad for the Kite. ......( more )

Posted On:  12/11/2012 10:55:44

The Hong Kong Open windsurfing competition ended on a jubilant note yesterday as sailors and officials celebrated the unexpected restoration of their discipline to the Olympic Games programme.......( more )

Posted On:  07/11/2012 16:16:47

Five junior NZ Sailors went to Noumea, New Caledonia for training and to compete in the New Caledonia Youth Windsurf racing Competition. ......( more )

Posted On:  27/10/2012 17:21:50

What a difference a day and two more races made as the wind returned to the lighter conditions of the first three days of the championships.......( more )

Posted On:  26/10/2012 21:21:47

A deceptively calm and misty start to Day 4 but the wind forecast came true and excellent races were run in 20-25 knots! ......( more )

Posted On:  25/10/2012 20:29:57

Another day at the office may sound like an ordinary day, but when it is Techno ordinary equals exciting! Two races for all the techno fleets today, racing on two courses.......( more )

Posted On:  24/10/2012 21:31:31

It was late in the day when the gradient wind kicked in sufficiently to start a race - 5/6 knots - building to 8/9 briefly before dropping - and not possible to start a second race.......( more )

Posted On:  23/10/2012 19:40:19

A fairly laid-back start to the Techno 293 Europeans in Los Alcazares as the wind was late arriving but, when it did finally put in an appearance after lunch, two very good races were run in 8 to 10 knots for all fleets.......( more )

Posted On:  23/10/2012 06:37:54

Successful year for BIC TECHNO 293 so far, but a bitter sweet year for olympic windsurfing. 2012 Olympic medals were decided, but summer of windsurfing future stars is not over yet. ......( more )

Posted On:  17/10/2012 09:27:18

A hundred young windsurfers from nine teams across the UK took to the water at Pitsford Reservoir this weekend (13-14 October) to compete in the 2012 Team15 (T15) Champions Cup where the Hythe Hotshots from South East Zone clinched the victory. ......( more )

Posted On:  09/10/2012 05:25:31

Do you think summer is over? Think again! Best junior windsurfers are coming to Los Alcazares, Spain to fight for the European tittles in the biggest windsurfing class today. Don't miss the action!!!

Posted On:  25/09/2012 16:06:37

Minutes of the AGM held in Medemblik on 16th August have now been published. The committee re-elected Ezio Ferin as Chairman; Marc Cardon as vice Chairman.

Posted On:  25/09/2012 13:01:39

We kindly invite you to the season's last big event in Latvia for Techno 293 and Raceboard racers - 2012 BALTIC CUP! From 28th until 30th of September ......( more )

Posted On:  22/09/2012 12:26:58

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has published the qualification system for the sailing competition at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games.......( more )

Posted On:  17/09/2012 13:19:44

Complete Techno 293 available for charter for the MIAMI SLALOM OPEN 2012 taking place October 19-21 Virginia Key, Miami, FL - boards and sails, 7.8, 150.00 for the 3 days. ......( more )

Star of the NWF: Megan Kraft
Posted On:  11/09/2012 19:56:50

NWF includes competition for all, like no other event does. From master blasters, to tow in and even the pick a pro night races, it really does have something for everyone. After another highly successful year, enjoyed by many, Boards catches up with a few stars of the event. First up is the winner of the NWF night race, alongside Nik Baker, Megan Kraft. . . . ( more )

Posted On:  04/09/2012 07:10:36

The Hong Kong Open Windsurfing Championships 2012 will be held at Tung Wan of Cheung Chau, Hong Kong from 6 -12 November 2012.  Click here for Notice of Race and information .

Posted On:  02/09/2012 10:49:46

Entries are already coming for the Techno European Championships taking place 21-27 October at Los Alcazares.  ......( more )

Posted On:  18/08/2012 22:14:10

On the final day of racing, and the end of a fantastic Championship, Antonio Bonet (ESP 70) is the boys 2012 Techno 293 Youth World Champion.  ......( more )

Posted On:  18/08/2012 06:48:11

Olympic superstars from past and present met the future stars of windsurfing in Medemblik today. Gold medalist Stephan van den Berg ( Los Angeles 1984 ) and Dorian van Rijsselberghe (London 2012) enjoyed the friendly atmosphere, signed a lot of autographs and made sure followers are on the right path.......( more )

Posted On:  17/08/2012 21:22:56

Excitement builds as the first competition rounds have been completed, scores have been added up, the worst result discarded, and competitors now race the final round in Gold and Silver groups. ......( more )

Posted On:  17/08/2012 11:18:36

Happy smiling faces are a sure sign of a great event.  Conditions are perfect - unless of course you prefer a little more wind, or maybe a little less wind - the sun is shining and the organisation is superb.......( more )

Posted On:  16/08/2012 11:34:57

Great conditions for day 2 of racing at the Techno 293 Windsurfing World Championship in Medemblik - 14 knots, sunny and prospects for 3 races for all groups and divisions.......( more )

Posted On:  15/08/2012 07:27:15

Championship racing has begun in Medemblik on "warm up Tuesday" in sunshine and light winds. The aim was to have 3 races for each of the Techno fleets, ......( more )

Posted On:  14/08/2012 07:00:57

Another stunning video from Patrik Pollak which says it all!  Record breaking participation from all continents except Antarctica. (But, if the Bic techno 293 class continues to grow this fast, I am sure penguins will be windsurfing on Techno in no time.)   ......( more )

Posted On:  02/08/2012 10:38:21

The agenda for the 2012 Annual General Meeting to be held on Thursday 16th August at the International Sailing Centre, Medemblik, Netherlands has now been published

Posted On:  19/07/2012 09:03:05

MEDEMBLIK will be the world capital of windsurfing in August. Where is Medemblik and why it will be a world capital of windsurfing? Why this championship aims to rewrite the windsurfing history again? Find out more in the championship trailer ...

Posted On:  09/07/2012 06:00:50

Two races were completed for all divisions on the last day of the Italian Techno 293  National Championships.......( more )

Posted On:  08/07/2012 09:06:44

Today in Marsala, Sicily, it was a wonderful day for the Techno 293 Class National Championship. Sun, amazing views and steady north wind direction and intensity of 16-17 knots. ......( more )

Posted On:  08/07/2012 09:03:09

Lega Navale di Marsala, Sicily, are hosting this year's Italian Championships for T293.
109 competitors, from all over Italy,  are registered in 4 fleets: under 17, under 15, under 13 , and "new kids".......( more )

Posted On:  05/07/2012 14:56:25


We have great pleasure in informing you that the KFC-Felda Johor Open Regatta 2012 will be held as follows:-......( more )

Posted On:  05/07/2012 14:31:45

I'm happy to say that despite ISAF's recent decision regarding windsurfing in the Olympics, due to the demand I have decided to resurrect this NEWSLETTER. ......( more )

Posted On:  27/06/2012 15:11:59

The date of the 2012 Annual General Meeting has been set for Thursday 16th August, during the Youth/Masters Worlds in Medemblik, Netherlands.

Please note the following schedule:......( more )

Posted On:  19/06/2012 14:56:25

The windsurfing event in the 2012 Asian Beach Games has come to a conclusion with GOLD medals in the Mens and Womens events for China.......( more )

Posted On:  07/06/2012 08:54:01

ISAF has announced the Techno 293 windsurfer and the Byte CII dinghy have been chosen as equipment for the four sailing events at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.......( more )

Posted On:  05/06/2012 13:52:18

The 2012 North Sea Cup Series finished last weekend with the fourth, and final, round held at Herne Bay in the UK. One hundred and forty eight (148) young racers participated in the Series......( more )

Posted On:  05/06/2012 13:13:20

The Sopot President's Cup has just ended in Sopot, Poland with 70 Techno sailors participating in the event which took place from 31 May to 3 June. Apart from local sailors the Belarus Windsurfing Centre sailors took part in the event winning first and second in the Techno 7.8 fleet. ......( more )

Posted On:  02/06/2012 07:19:02

The Techno 293 OD Class Association & BIC Sport met with great surprise the decision of the ISAF Council to replace the sport of windurfing with kiteboarding at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil .......( more )

Posted On:  30/05/2012 12:03:03

The Gimli Yacht Club will host the 2012 CYA Youth National (U19) Sailing Championships from Tuesday, August 28 through Saturday, September 1st in Gimli, Manitoba. ......( more )

Posted On:  30/05/2012 10:06:28

Here are the highlights from the third BIC Techno European team championships held in Mondello, Sicily, May 2012.

Posted On:  26/05/2012 12:09:37

Young windsurfers from across the Midlands took to Carsington Water in Derbyshire (UK) on 19 May to do battle in the opening round of the Midland's Team15 Inter-Club Championship. ......( more )

Posted On:  25/05/2012 12:39:37

Life is sweet here in Mondello. But week of sun, fun water and beach sports came to the end. It was great to be part of that "DOLCE VITA" . . .

Posted On:  23/05/2012 14:28:29

The 2012 Open Dutch National Championships for Techno293 have come to an end. Isis Hoekstra (NED-260) and Dominik Woelk (GER-624) are the new Dutch National Champions respectively in the Techno293 Girls and Boys divisions.......( more )

Techno 293 Youth Team Race European Championship Day Four
Posted On:  20/05/2012 09:18:45

Saturday on the beach in Mondello is something that is hard to write about, difficult to capture in photo or video. You have to be here to see, feel and understand. This is just a little attempt to capture the best moments of another World festival on the beach day.

Race Results here and Day Four Video here

Techno 293 Youth Team Race European Championship Day Three
Posted On:  19/05/2012 10:49:54

Why did the windsurfing got out of the olympics? Maybe because we forgot about the golden 50/50 rule.  Organizers here in Mondello remember it well that is why people love to come over and over again ....

Race Results here and Day Three Video here

Posted On:  18/05/2012 10:41:02

Life is full of challenges. And it has not been any different today.

Thanks to hard work of organizers beach got bigger this morning, as well as the swell overnight.......( more )

Techno 293 Youth Team Race European Championship
Posted On:  17/05/2012 06:18:13

First day of World festival on the the beach and we know already there is gonna be twice as much fun in 2012. Team racing started today with gusty and shifty winds.  Difficult for some but still a great day in Mondello.  Race Results here and Day One Video here

Posted On:  03/05/2012 09:36:51

Special offer:  Lufthansa German Airlines offers a comprehensive global route network linking major cities around the world. As an airline partner, Lufthansa offers special prices and conditions to participants, ......( more )

Posted On:  27/04/2012 06:51:58

The foundation Dutch Youth Regatta and Dutch Techno293 class organisation are happy to announce that the entry limitations for the Open Dutch National Championships for the Techno293 class have been increased.......( more )

Posted On:  19/04/2012 14:51:05

As a new Championship season begins, ahead of the Team Racing Championships in Mondello, the World Championships in Medemblik and the Europeans in Los Alcazares and hundreds of T293 regattas around the world, the video that viewers will want to watch more than once! 

Posted On:  25/03/2012 14:58:33

Bic Sport will again be providing equipment for charter at the 2012 World Championships to be held in Medemblik, Netherlands.......( more )

Posted On:  25/03/2012 14:40:49

We pleased to announce that the event website has been updated with new items and new logo!!  Check out accommodation information and find out more about the location.  On-line entry will be available soon but meanwhile notice of race is here.

Posted On:  22/03/2012 08:55:28

The UK Team15 initiative has been one of the biggest and most successful projects our sport has seen and still growing strong. You can find out about all the successes, opportunities and how not to miss out HERE

Posted On:  21/03/2012 06:56:00

The Eilat Winter Windurfing Championship was held over the weekend of 15-17 March.  42 Bic Techno 6.8 and 53 Bic Techno 7.8 were competing and the level was high. ......( more )

Posted On:  13/03/2012 10:49:20

There is a limited amount of charter equipment available for the forthcoming Team Racing Championships to be held in Mondello, Sicily.......( more )

Posted On:  09/03/2012 18:18:49

The Los Alcazares Junior, Youth & Masters European Championship will take place on the Mar Menor, Murcia, Spain, from the 21st to 27th October 2012.......( more )

Posted On:  07/03/2012 09:58:37

A little teaser - World Champion Dorian van Rijsselberghe invites you to the Techno293 World Championships at Medemblik from 11 till 19 August 2012 taking place alongside the Raceboard Masters and Youth World  Championships.

Posted On:  04/03/2012 09:18:00

The Calema Midwinters was literally blown away at the end of a spectular 7 race event. On the last day, due to wind gusts up to 47mph - racing was postponed and eventually cancelled - resulting in an earlier awards ceremony. ......( more )

2012 Langkawi International Regatta KFC-Perdana
Posted On:  29/02/2012 10:31:09

The 9th KFC Langkawi International Regatta was held 8-12 February 2012, just before the 15th Asian Sailing Championships 2012, at the National Sailing Centre, Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia.  Event Photos  /  Results

Posted On:  28/02/2012 17:59:45

The 2014 YOG, the second of its kind following the success of Singapore 2010, will be held in Nanjing, China from 16-28 August with a test event anticipated to take place in August 2013.......( more )

Posted On:  21/02/2012 14:47:21

February proved again that the wind can be very shifty and light for running events. Great for socialising on the beach but more difficult for setting courses. The boards again took to the water after lunch and only managed one short race in each class before the wind dropped. Even though the wind was onshore it proved to be very shifty. ......( more )

Posted On:  19/02/2012 08:27:21

Day 2's racing was delayed due to lack of wind. Many of the competitors took time out to relax, play guitar, have a swim or kick the soccer ball around. ......( more )

Posted On:  12/02/2012 14:36:48

For the third year running, the Techno 293 European Team Racing Championships will form part of the famous annual festival of music & sport - World Festival on the Beach, organised by Albaria Club - from 14th to 20th May in Mondello.......( more )

Posted On:  08/02/2012 16:39:34

The 2012 Windsurfing World Championships for Techno293, Raceboard Youth and Raceboard Masters are set to be hosted from August 11th through the 18th at the International Sailing Center Medemblik. Notice of race has now been published. ......( more )

Posted On:  03/02/2012 15:04:36

Only 4 techno's left for charter! BOOK NOW - contact Nevin Sayre......( more )

Posted On:  30/01/2012 09:55:54

Siricha I Phusiri (THA 21) is the Techno 293 Boys Asian Champion 2012! Consistently scoring firsts and seconds......( more )

Posted On:  29/01/2012 10:33:14

With just one day left in the 2012 Pattaya City Asian Windsurfing Championships  Sirichai Phusiri (THA 21) looks to have an unassailable lead in the Techno 293 boys......( more )

Posted On:  27/01/2012 17:29:30

Originally intended as a reserve day, Friday 27th was rescheduled as a race day by the Race Committee.......( more )

Posted On:  25/01/2012 13:05:14

The wind took a little longer to fill in on the second day of racing at the Pattaya City Asian Windsurfing Championships. ......( more )

Posted On:  19/01/2012 09:07:05

The Race Committee delivered a perfect first day at the 2012 Asian Windsurfing Championships by completing the maximum 3 races permitted by the championship rules.......( more )

Posted On:  17/01/2012 13:23:14

The first event of 2012 for the T293 Class took place in Singapore from 12th to 15th January.  The SIM Singapore Open was hosted at the National Service Resort Sea Sports Centre by the Windsurfing Association of Singapore.......( more )

Posted On:  10/01/2012 16:03:08

Brenno Francioli, BRA 70, is the undisputed winner of the Techno 293 fleet with a perfect score of 12! 14 races in all for the championship.......( more )

Posted On:  13/12/2011 15:02:39

The 2012 T293 OD price list will come into effect as of 1 January 2011. ......( more )

Posted On:  01/12/2011 10:49:31

The 26th Calema Midwinters Windsurfing Festival will run from 1st to 4th March 2012, and includes the 2012 Techno 293 North Americans Championships.......( more )

Posted On:  28/11/2011 07:11:36

May 17th - 20th 2012, Workum - Netherlands

The 2012 Dutch Youth Regatta promises to be another great event again. The biggest youth sailing and windsurfing event in Europe, bringing 8 youth classes together on 4 different course areas. More than 900 competitors from all over the world are expected to come to Workum.......( more )

Posted On:  17/11/2011 11:41:53

This past weekend, the St. Francis Yacht Club hosted their most successful Windsurfing Junior Olympics ever!......( more )

Posted On:  29/10/2011 09:36:54

Great racing conditions on the last day of the European Championships in Cagliari, Sardinia, ensured the full programme of scheduled races was completed.......( more )

Posted On:  27/10/2011 08:05:48

Only one race was possible today for some of the divisions at the T293 Europeans in Cagliari, Sardinia. ......( more )

Posted On:  27/10/2011 07:52:38

DAY 6 - Kings and Queens:

DAY 5 - The heat is on: ......( more )

Posted On:  24/10/2011 21:10:36

What a fleet for Techno 293 European Championships! The Registration office had to do extra time on Sunday to welcome tens of late entries. ......( more )

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