KONA World Championships
15 -18 AGOSTO
The Kona class reflects the characteristics of the monotype classes, in which a true community is created that loves the lifestyle attached to what the events under the colors of Kona Windsurfing offer. Kona, born in Sweden in 2006, is a board that recalls the old funboard course race, those wonderful course races that thanks to their lightness and water lines allow you to sail both in light wind conditions and in strong winds. condition in which gliding with only the fin in the water, makes the difference compared to many other tables. Seeing is believing. For the rest, colors, beauty, fun, sharing are the features that bring together the participants of this Kona 2019 World Championship, here in Torbole in the temple of windsurfing where history and future are continually immersed in the Garda Trentino wind. The Circolo Surf Torbole is happy to host this world championship in which once again the spirit of the participants makes the difference: otherwise the conditions of Garda Trentino will make this Championship a historical edition, in which the colorful sails will dive in the clear colors of Garda Trentino at a time of year surely marked by the holiday and the pleasure of being together.
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Cosa è la Classe Kona
The Kona One Class is devoted to the development of affordable one-design racing in windsurfing, with an innovative format that emphasizes tactics rather than equipment and physical strength. Sail sizes are adapted to competitors’ weights and pumping is prohibited. As a result, men and women of all ages and body weights can sail together and be competitive on the same course. And with the Kona’s superb performance in all conditions, exciting and fair racing can take place in 4 to 28 kts in all sea states. What does that mean for sponsors and organizers? Large fleets, guaranteed spectacle and less time waiting on shore! And for competitors? Less time worrying about what to rig and more fun all around!