Midwest Speed Quest: hey, this is a speed challenge, not a freestyle one

This is the 6th year of the Midwest Speed Quest. This event is designed for sailors of all skill levels, from beginners to the top racers.

This Event is about Participation. We want Racers from ages 6 to 96! No matter your skill level, we will be there to get you started Speed Sailing right!

As always, this event is free!!! There are no fees or charges. You may enter as many times as you like all season long. We want you to participate as often as you can.

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Florida Windfest: wind, sails and tall buildings

The Florida Windfest regatta is coming up this weekend, April 17 & 18, at Kelly Park in Merritt Island. Calema Windsurfing and Sandy Point Progressive Sports are the hosts.

According to the Calema site, the first start on Saturday could occur as early as 11am. Anticipated racing classes are Kona One Design (contact Sandy Point Progressive Sports for charter information if you need, 386-756-7564), and Formula class.

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Cadiz: there's plenty of wind for free

It is with great pleasure that the RS:X Class Association announces that the 2012 RS:X World Championships will be staged in the Bay of Cadiz from February 9th to 17th.

The dates have been chosen to ensure that the last Q event for the 2012 Olympic Regatta is completed in plenty of time for developing nations to complete the necessary administration tasks as early as possible.

With the 2011 RS:X Worlds being staged in Perth, Australia in December as part of the ISAF Sailing World Championships, The 2011 World Champion will hold the title for just two short months! However, Olympic medal contenders will now have the power to sequence their training to peak at the appropriate time.

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