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Peter Amos
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Posted: 30 January 2012 at 9:25pm | IP Logged Quote Peter Amos

NORTH EAST WINDSURFERS
(The North East Division of the UKWA)
  • WHAT IS N.E.W.S?


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.

  • WHAT DOES N.E.W.S. DO?


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,

Formula &

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

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Boardskillzjoe
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Posted: 08 February 2012 at 11:28am | IP Logged Quote Boardskillzjoe

Thanks for the early heads up Dave, we'll avoid clashing
with NEWS this year even if the forecast is 10ft at 20secs
Good luck with the series.
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