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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 )



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