Monthly Archives: September 2015

2015/16 Nationals News

First Australian windsurfer Champion 1976 rail ride

First Australian windsurfer Champion 1976 – rail ride

The WCAA committee have released the preliminary details for the upcoming National Championships in the following PDF document: WCAA 2015-2016 National Championships – Preliminary Notice of Race

The WCAA thanks all the people who participated in this year’s Nationals planning survey.

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Where’s Wally ?

In Italy

The Italian Windsurfer Class Nationals were held on the 5th and 6th of September 2015. There were 65 competitors making up four men’s divisions and a women’s division.

Aussie Chris Thompson competes at Italian Nationals. Source:www.windsurferclass.com

Visit the Italian Windsurfer Class website to view event results, photos of the scenic location and Chris (#9) working to windward amongst many others. Chris a windsurfing veteran came in with an awesome result of 4th in his weight division!

Psst: Rumour has it that the upcoming Australian National Championship may extend invitations to Continental sailors.

Ciao

Game On !

The Windsurfing season started on Saturday (12/9/15) with beginner’s training and afternoon racing.

Dobroyd Aquatic Club

A new beginner’s course commenced at Dobroyd Aquatic Club with the first of eight sessions. The conditions were near ideal Spring conditions: warm, clear sky and a light NW’sterly.

The Club’s Windsurfer boards were rigged with the smaller “Junior One” sails.

Ideal conditions for Day 1

Windsurfer boards make a return to Saturday sailing at Dobroyd Aquatic Club

Additional photos of this training session are HERE.

Narrabeen Lakes Sailing Club

NLSC started the morning with the beginner’s training session (from 8:30am) and held the season’s first points scoring race after lunch.  Additional race pics are HERE.

Learn to Windsurf – Course

Learn to windsurf at Dobroyd Aquatic Club.

windsurfer reaching martin stone

windsurfer reaching

This course commences on Saturday the 12th of September 2015 for 8 sessions (excluding Oct 3).

The fee only covers the course, participants need footwear (worn in water), buoyancy vest if they have one, there are club ones otherwise.

Club Windsurfer Class boards will be used.

Time: 10:30am-12:30pm

Cost: $150

Contact: (Richie) reynoldsr64@gmail.com

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