NORTH EAST WINDSURFERS
|Posted: 30 January 2012 at 9:25pm | IP Logged
(The North East Division of the UKWA)
N.E.W.S. is the northeast division of the United Kingdom Windsurfing Association (UKWA) and covers the geographical areas of North East of England, the Scottish Borders and North Yorkshire. It serves to provide competition experience to all skill levels on a regional basis.
N.E.W.S. organises and runs an annual regional race series for windsurfers using various sailing clubs in and around the region’s borders. Racing takes place in the established classes of;
Raceboard including RS:X,
Techno 7.8, 6.8, 5.8, 4.5, (3.5 providing conditions are suitable)
There is also a Club class devoted to the novice or inexperienced club competitor.
- WHAT IS THE FORMAT OF AN EVENT?
Events are staged over a weekend with a minimum of 3 races being held each day. A competitor’s best 3 results are used to calculate the weekends finishing positions. Racing normally starts around 1.00pm Saturday and 11.00am Sunday.
- WHERE CAN I GET FURTHER INFORMATION?
Contact David Dobson on 0191 3847710 / 07767 435562, email [email protected] or go to the UKWA web-site, Ukwindsurfing.com/events/regions/North-East
2012 REGIONAL RACE SERIES CALENDAR
- 28/29th. APRIL – PUGNEYS COUNTRY PARK
off Denby Dale Road, Wakefield WF2 7EQ
- 26/27th.MAY – KIELDER WATER SAILING CLUB
Situated immediately behind the Visitor Centre at Tower Knowe
- 9th.JUNE – DERWENT RESERVOIR SAILING CLUB
Nr. Consett Co. Durham – a ONE DAY event with 11.00am start.
- 23rd./ 24th.JUNE – ULLSWATER YACHT CLUB
Nr. Pooley Bridge off Howtown Road
- 7/8th.JULY – NORTH LINCS SAILING CLUB
Barton on Humber
- 28/29th.JULY – YORKSHIRE DALES SAILING CLUB
Grimwith Reservoir, nr. Pateley Bridge, Nth. Yorkshire
1st./2nd.SEPTEMBER – ST. MARY’S LOCH SAILING CLUB
Nr. Moffat, Selkirkshire (Scottish Inland Championships
- 20th./21st.OCTOBER – DERWENT RESERVOIR SAILING CLUB
Nr. Consett, Co. Durham
SERIES KINDLY SPONSORED BY SURFSTORE AND TUSHINGHAM SAILS