Techno 299 sailor in action during the Cadiz competitions

Two races for all divisions on the final day of racing at the 2010 European Championships.

It was also the day that the first qualification places for the Singapore Youth Olympics were decided.

There were four places available in both the under 17 boys and girls divisions - only those sailors born in 1994 and 1995 could qualify their countries:


Girls - FRA, POL, ISR, ESP.

Predominantly light winds was the order of the day ensuring a very wide mixture of conditions tested the sailors in these championships. Consistency won the day!

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Sarah Hebert

After racing for Starboard for over eight years, Sarah Hebert (Naish, Naish) has just signed an exclusive deal with Naish to use their boards for the upcoming tour. Hebert has been using Naish sails for a while, but will now have a set of boards and sails that were built to race together.

Hebert commented:

“I’m so excited to be racing on Naish boards for 2010. I’ve just received all of my new gear, so I’ll be spending some time with friends tuning in preparation for the first PWA event. I’m currently in New Caledonia – home sweet home! I’ll be staying here for the next few months so should get plenty of time on the water.”

Hebert had a successful season in 2009, finishing the year ranked 3rd in the women’s slalom fleet.

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Lancelin Ocean Classic is the world's longest windsurfing race

2010 will be the 25th Anniversary for the Lancelin Ocean Classic setting it up to be the biggest one in its long history.

If you have not entered the world famous marathon before you are missing out on what many have said is a must do at least once in your windsurfing life.

With the 24th year being a huge success make sure you don't miss this history making 25th year. Why not book your accommodation early to make sure you don't miss out.

The Lancelin Ocean Classic is also an awesome Spectators event. Spectators are never disappointed with making the time to come and view this event as the town of lancelin not only offers premier windsurfing but also plenty of other sports such as snorkeling, diving, boating, swimming and fishing.

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