The Registration for the 2017 Multivan Formula Windsurfing World Championship was completed this morning with a total of 50 competitors from 15 Nations.

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The Defending Formula Windsurfing World Champion is Alexandre Cousin from France who said he’d be back this season to defend his title: read it here in the Digital Edition#10 of World of Windsurf Magazine re: Last Years Victory

Previous Formula Windsurfing Champions attending are :
2015 FW World Champion Gonzalo Costa Hoevel from Argentina
2013 FW World Champion Casper Bouman from the Netherlands
2009 FW World Champion Steve Allen from Australia
2008 FW World Champion Wojtek Brzozowski from Poland

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Casper Bouman and Alexandre Cousin discussing rope lengths for ( adjustable out-haul systems which are used during Racing to adjust the sail power and profile especially when going up-wind or down-wind, but also if the wind drops or increases a few knots, allowing competitors to trim while racing to ensure maximum performance )

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The Official Notice Board is where competitors may find all useful information such as : The Sailing Instructions-Starting procedures-Important Announcements-Rules and Regulations and other practical info’s needed for Racing.

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The German Vincent Langer the Competitor of Interest here in Sylt, as the Athlete representative of  this Events Major Sponsor of the World Championships ” VolksWagen “ 

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10:00am Skippers Meeting: The moment competitors are briefed with important info’s and introduced to the Event Staff ( Girls in Yellow ), the Jury members of the Racing committee and so on….

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Formula Windsurfing World Championships 2017 in Germany

The Formula Windsurfing World Championships 2017 will take place on Sylt (Germany). From May 30th to June 5th the worlds best racers will travel to the island of Sylt to fight for the world title. Besides the prestigious title, the World Championships are offering a prize money of € 10.000. The FW World Championships will be the sportive highlight of the Summer Opening which is the official kick-off event for the season on Sylt. Over 100.000 spectators are expected to visit the Summer Opening.

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The 2017 edition will return the FW World Championships to the middle of Europe. After three years of Championships in exposed venues, the class will now return back to the base of the racing competition. Germany has a strong FW fleet. But also for FW riders from Poland and the Baltic countries as well as Scandinavia, Southern Europe and the Netherlands Sylt is easy to be reached. Therefore a much higher participation level than in the last years is expected for the FW Worlds 2017.

The elite of the racers will come to Sylt. German top riders like Vincent Langer (GER-1), Nico Prien (GER-7), Malte Reuscher (GER-7777) and Gunnar Asmussen (GER-2) are eager to win the prestigious FW World title. But they may be challenged by the dominators of Formula Racing like the reigning or past FW World Champions Alexandre Cousin (FRA-752) from France, Gonzalo Costa Hoevel (ARG-3) from Argentina or Ross Williams (GBR-83) from Great Britain. „Sylt is just an amazing place with amazing people, a professional organization and for sure we have the best windsurfing conditions in the world here. I will do my best to be part on top of the fleet.“ smiles Vincent Langer.



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Finally Made a decision , and unfortunately I will not take part on this years Gran Canaria World Cup , Im very sad and this is my first PWA World Tour Windsurfing Event I will miss since I m a professional windsurfer but I dont feel ready to give it a 100% . I will miss competing and hanging out with the boys but I sure will watch it all live ! ( sadly wanting to sail ) In the mean time I will stay home doing Rehab and get ready for Tenerife ! thank you all for your great support ! Source Ricardo Campello

By Francesca La Croce | Courtesy of wow 2015