Windsurfer Class events focus on fun and accessibility for riders of all skill levels and ages. There are 5 main disciplines in Windsurfer Class. Usually national races (1 or 2 days format) are based on course racing only. National, continental and world championships (4+ days format) usually include also slalom, freestyle and marathon. Team sailing is held in dedicated events.
Upwind/downwind courses focusing on tactical sailing and strategy.
Leg lenght: 0.4 – 0.6 nm
Target Time: 20-25 min
Fast and spectacular races close to the beach. Single or double elimination
6 buoys (1 vs 1)
– Leg lenght: 0.02 – 0.04 nm
– Target Time: 3-5 min
4 buoys (up to 10 boats)
Leg length: 0.04 – 0.08nm
Target time: 5-8 mins
Final: 3 heats no drops.
A true test of endurance and skill. A marathon race will find you pushing your abilities and fitness while crossing vast distances.
3 minute routine. Competitors are judged based on:
– Degree of difficulty of the individual trick
– Control of the rig or board
– Overall impression with respect of fluidity, style and artistic impression
Scoring System: Three judges award points according to freestyle scoring sheet.
Freestyle judging area is 4 buoys laid as a ‘box’ – approx leg length 30-40m
Team racing (3 vs 3) is based on Course Racing courses or 4 buoys slalom course Jury boat position can be moved in the middle of the upwind leg This format is used on dedicated events only