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Information on the Women's International Formula Windsurfing Camp

The Women's International Formula Windsurfing Camp will take place from the 22nd to the 25th of April 2002.

The purpose of the camp is to have more women experience the fun of Formula Windsurfing racing. It doesn't matter if you have any previous experience in racing or not. If you are considering entering competitions or want to improve your skills and knowledge of Formula racing, you should come to Lake Garda and participate.

The camp has been possible only with the support of Neil Pryde, Starboard and the local sailing club. Also a big thanks to Dorota Staszewska who has been supporting and helping make the camp possible. Dorota will also be joining the camp, so do not miss this great opportunity to train with the worlds best female Formula windsurfer.


  • training on the water, including
  • technique
  • trimming
  • speed
  • starting procedure
  • regatta rules
  • racing tactics
  • discussion of different types of Formula equipment, and testing of the new RS-Racing rigs from Neil Pryde.
  • weight and cardio training

Jimmy Diaz (Neil Pryde, Bic) and Brian Rogild (Starboard, Gaastra) will be coaching the camp.

The camp includes

  • 4 days of coaching
  • accommodation
  • use of Windsurfing club facilities
  • storage of windsurfing equipment
Lake Garda

The perfect place to train Formula Windsurfing. Surrounded by mountains the lake is not only very beautiful, the wind-conditions are also very stabile.

In late April the air temperature varies between 11-27 degrees Celsius. The water will be between 13 and 17 degrees Celsius.


To take part in the camp, you must send an e-mail to with your name and address. The e-mail must be send no later than the 20th of March 2002.

Please also write if you would like to drive to Lake Garda with other participants. If you have a car, write how many people you can bring. In this way we can make it possible for more girls to take part and your costs will be reduced.


100 Euro must be paid to the following account

Women's Formula Windsurfing Camp 2002
Niels Hemmingsens Gade 24
DK-1001 Copenhagen K
Account: 5005 989 177

The payment must be received no later than the 25th of March 2002.


All participants must have liability insurance covering property and bodily injuries. You will also need the insurance if you want to participate in windsurfing races, so please bring your insurance papers. It is also recommended, to be covered by a travelling insurance during your stay.


You must bring your own windsurfing equipment. It is also very important that you bring a lifejacket. At Lake Garda, it is a strictly enforced rule, that all windsurfers must wear lifejackets.

Women's Formula Windsurfing Cup 2002

Following the camp the first Women's Formula Windsurfing Cup will take place in Malcesine, Lake Garda. For more information on the event go to

If you have any questions concerning the camp please contact Henriette Nielsen by e-mail:

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