The RS:X was elected for the 2022 Asian Games!

The 19th Asian Games will be held in Hangzhou, China between 10-25 September 2022. The Organizing Committee of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games, in collaboration with the Chinese Yachting Association, the Olympic Council of Asia, the ASAF Executive Committee and the ASAF Events Committee had agreed the following 14 Events, including the RS:X: Men’s Windsurfing – RS:XWomen’s Windsurfing – RS:XMen’s […]

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RS:X, the Last Hurrah!

The medal ceremony at Enoshima marks the end of an era as the RS:X Class departs from the Olympic Games after 21 years and 4 very successful Olympic cycles. I am very proud of the contribution that the Neil Pryde company  made to the development of Olympic windsurfing and the influence the class has had on the presentation of Yachting […]

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Tokyo Thriller for final RS:X Olympic Races

The Tokyo Olympic Games served up a thrilling finale for the RS:X medal races in Enoshima, as Enoshima Bay served up a light wind shoot out for the medals. With racing taking place on the most inshore course, it would provide a shifty race track which would all play into the drama for the final days racing. As the final […]

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CHINA WINS GOLD IN WOMEN'S WINDSURFER, FRANCE SILVER, GREAT BRITAIN BRONZE

Yunxiu Lu (CHN) has won gold in the Women’s Windsurfer – RS:X after a tense three-way battle in the Medal Race. With the Medal Race counting for double points, the gap between these three athletes was negligible. Lu went into the Medal Race wearing the gold bib, holding a four point edge over Emma Wilson (GBR), who was just two […]

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THE NETHERLANDS WINS GOLD IN MEN'S WINDSURFER, FRANCE SILVER, CHINA BRONZE

Kiran Badloe (NED) has won gold in the Men’s Windsurfer – RS:X with France taking silver and China bronze. Starting in silver medal position, Mattia Camboni (ITA) made a great start and launched into an early lead. But the Italian was unaware that he had broken the start too early and was disqualified, forced to leave the course. Next to […]

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Flying Dutchman with one hand on RS:X Windsurfer gold

There were tears of joy and anguish on the boat park on the fifth day of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition as Kiran Badloe (NED) put one hand on the Men’s Windsurfer – RS:X gold medal.  Ahead of the Men’s RS:X Medal Race on Saturday, Badloe has a significant advantage in the men’s fleet and in the women’s, the […]

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Big Wave Wednesday in Enoshima

Enoshima is famous, notorious even, for its big wave action, and that’s what the sailors got on day four of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition. Alongside the big waves across Sagami Bay, the sailors thrived in 14-17 knots of consistent south westerly breeze that gave them a stern test.  Men’s Windsurfer – RS:X Kiran Badloe shot back into the […]

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Emma Wilson Interview

Emma Wilson from Great Britain has been a rising star of the RS:X fleet having won the RS:X event at the Youth World Championships in 2016 and 2017. Breaking into the senior fleet scene has been almost seamless for Emma where at the 2018 RS:X World Championships she qualified Great Britain for the Tokyo Olympics and came fourth overall.  Emma […]

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Kiran's thoughts before the Olympic Games in Tokyo

We talked to Kiran Badloe from the Netherlands about his thoughts about the upcoming Olympic Games. With less than a month to go to the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, RS:X athletes are starting to arrive and prepare for the years biggest regatta. Kiran has had one of the toughest selection processes ever, having to beat friend and competitor (and […]

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Lilian de Geus and Kiran Badloe from Netherlands are titled as 2021 RS:X Windsurfing World Champions! Congratulations!

2021 ‘Gotas de Oro’ RS:X Windsurfing World Championships were held in Puerto Sherry, Cadiz, Spain between 21-27 April 2021. Lilian de Geus (NED) and Kiran Badloe (NED) successfully defended their titles and became again, second time in row, the RS:X World Champions.In the Women fleet Katy Spychakov (ISR) finished the Worlds on second and Charline Picon (FRA) on thrid place. […]

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THA and SGP won the last tickets to Tokyo Olympic Games

Gongratulations to Thailand and Singapore who’s sailors Natthapong Phonoppharat (THA) and Amanda Ng Ling Kai (SGP) won the qualifying event in Mussanah, Oman and ensured the Olympic tickets to their countries! 13 Men and 3 Women from 7 countries participated at the 2021 Mussanah Open Championships, which was also the Olympic qualifying event for Asian continent. FULL RESULTS Currently all […]

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Tokyo Olympic Games News 24 March 2021

Dear Team Leaders, Today we were able to have our first discussion with both the IOC and Tokyo 2020 in the same meeting. Tokyo 2020 are preparing a formal proposal to meet their government’s requirements and address the concerns that have been raised; we hope to see that by the end of the week. No final decisions have been made yet, […]

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Mussanah Open Championships 2021, incl. Olympic Games Qualifier for ASIA

The Tokyo Olympic Games qualifing event for Asian continent was moved from Abu Dhabi, UAE to Al Mussanah, Oman and will be held between 1-8 April 2021. More information on the Event website: https://www.omansail.com/mussanah-open-championship NOTICE OF RACE

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2021 RS:X WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS WILL BE HELD IN CADIZ, SPAIN

After the 2021 SOF regatta in Hyeres, France was cancelled (where 2021 RS:X Windsurfing World Championships were scheduled too), the Class was looking an alternative venue for the Class World Championships. We received many offers and we are very grateful for all those who tried to help us out.However, the decision was made and therefore the 2021 “Gotas de Oro” […]

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POSTPONED! 2021 RS:X Asian Championships Postponed!

Dear Asian MNAs and NOCs, World Sailing have been informed that the host club in Abu Dhabi is no longer able to deliver the 2021 ASAF Asian Sailing Championships from 14 to 21 February 2021 and ASAF have accepted the host club’s recommendation to postpone the championships. World Sailing are supporting ASAF and the Class Associations as they seek alternate […]

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