From the 29th September to 3rd October 2019, windsurfers will sail and test the equipment options.
Seven tenders have been received from the following Classes / Manufacturers:
RS:X, Neil Pryde - Non foiling one design
Glide, Glide Class - Non foiling one design
Windsurfer, International Windsurfer Class Association - Non foiling one design
iFoil, Starboard - Foiling (convertible) one design
Bow-4Z, Gun Sails von Osterhausen GmbH - Foiling (convertible) one design
Formula Foil Limited, International Formula Windsurfing Class - Open Registered Series Production scheme - foiling
Windfoil 1, Founding industry partners: Starboard, Severne, Phantom International - One design for the board - Open Registered Series Production scheme rest of equipment – foiling
Following the procedures stated in the invitation to tender, the equipment options will be shortlisted on the 16th of August. Shortlisted Equipment will then be invited to attend the sea trials. Please see a press release on this topic here.
World Sailing's Member National Authorities are now invited to nominate their top two male and top two female windsurfers from which the World Sailing's Paris 2024 Windsurfer Evaluation Working Party will select from.
Please see attached
the MNA windsurfer nomination form. Applicants must be available on the selected dates and over 18 years old. All nomination forms should be sent to email@example.com no later than 31 August 2019.
Financial support for MNA's unable to cover these costs will be considered on a case by case study, please contact the technical team for more information.