WHITE AIR 2002

White Air will be a week of non-stop action on and off the water with the best

UK Windsurfers plus Internationals competing for their titles and cash prize

funds.

Overall the festival will comprise of some 300 competitors across six major

competitions in the various sports. The standard is always extremely high and

past 'White Air' events have seen some of the best competitors in the world

including Windsurfers such as Nik Baker, and Francisco Goya, and Kitesurfers

Mark Shinn and Sebastian Catalan.

This final round will also produce the 2002 Racing Champions and the Triple

Crown Wavesailing Champions (plus kitesurfing and UKSA youth week champions,

mountain boarding and trails riding) who will be crowned at the official end-of

season party Saturday night.

Yaverland is a superb arena with a large car park and all facilities on site,

including a club with free hot showers for all the competitors, plus café

and club bar.

There is live music every night and some 500 people will be at the renowned

end of season party, with Djs and live bands. Non-competitors are always welcome

and if you require tickets then you will be able to pick them up on-site during

the event.

Remember to get your 'Free ' sports guide to the IOW compliments of Wightlink

Tel; 0870 582 7744

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'WIGHTLINK' Triple Crown Wavesailing Finals UKWA

White Air festival venue; Isle of Wight / Yaverland /Various

Dates; Wed 23rd-Sat 26th (White Air festival 19th-27th)

Prize giving and end of season party on Saturday 26th.

Rider registration; info@whiteair.co.uk

Event info / White Air Contacts; www.whiteair.co.uk / info@whiteair.co.uk tel

01983 760553

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'WIGHTLINK' UKWA Racing Finals 2002

White Air festival venue; Isle of Wight / Yaverland

Dates; Fri 25th-Sat 26th / 'Sunday 27th Dash for Cash' (White Air festival 19th-27th)

Prize giving and end of season party on Saturday 26th.

Rider registration; ukwindsurfing [ukwindsurf@ntlworld.com]

Event info; ukwindsurfing [ukwindsurf@ntlworld.com]

White Air Contacts; www.whiteair.co.uk / info@whiteair.co.uk

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UKSA Kitesurfing and Windsurfing Youth Week sponsored by F2/Arrows/Wipika

Dates; 19th-22nd October

For the 6th year now the UKSA Youth week has been the most prestigious week

of training under 19yrs old who wish to progress in their sports.

The UKSA is the worlds leading watersports establishment with a multi million

pound set-up on the IOW.

Danny Seales, Ben Hambury and Kirsty Jones, and the UKSA's Jeremy Waite, alongside

other top Kitesurfing and Windsurfing pros and specialised trainers are on hand

to provide guidance from intermediate to experienced levels. A fun competition

finishes of the week with some superb prizes. The four days include ferry travel

compliments of Wightlink, pick up to and from the ferry, all UKSA accommodation

(4 nights), all travel to and from the beach, all food (includes packed lunch

each day), lectures and video shows, party/prize night with live bands, prizes.

F2, Arrows and Wipika are on hand with a van load of the latest gear free for

everyone to try and to even use for the contest if they wish. A superb opportunity

to mix all the other youths with the same interests.

To get an entry form and be part of the Youth programme please contact below.

Places are limited to 32 on first come basis.

nigel@whiteair.co.uk

tel; 01983 760553

Red Bull 'Whiz of White'

Venue; Various / IOW

Dates; 27th-30th October (29/30 are optional dates)

Again for the 3rd year as White Air draws to a close the Whiz of White kicks

into action with 12 of the top stars from the Kitesurfing and Windsurfing circuit.

Moving around the IOW beaches all 12 invitationals will compete head to head

in both disciplines to give an overall 'waterman' champion for 2002.

If you would like to be placed on a short list for entry please contact below.

Entry will consist of 8 invitationals /4 wild cards (decided by organiser/sponsor).

nigel@whiteair.co.uk

01983 760553

White Air discounts and travel offers.

Ferry Deals.

Wightlink are offering approx ½ price fares to all competitors and spectators.

If the wind is above force 6 they are also offering year round ½ price

deals;

Contact; 0870 582 7744

Hotels /Chalets.

Ocean Hotel are offering cheaper deals for the event period;

Contact; 01983 402351

Sandown Holiday Chalets;

Superb location just 150 yards from contest site.

Approx £100 for a whole week or £20 per night / chalet sleeps 6.

Contact; 01983 403402

Thanks to all the Official Sponsors;

Fat Face, IOW Council, UKSA Sailing Academy, Harwoods, F2/Arrows, Offshore sports,

Red Bull.

Other events;

The White Air festival also hosts many other events including the UKSA/F2 Youth

Week, Wightlink / Wipika Kitesurfing BKSA Finals, Trials Riding, XA Mountain

Boarding.

FREE …plus the chance to have 'free' introductory lessons in windsurfing,

kitesurfing, and mountain boarding with the UKSA and XA teaching from the event

marquee.

Full schedule list of events;

White Air Festival 19th-30th October

The 'Wightlink' Triple Crown Wavesailing Finals 2002 / 23rd-26th

The 'Wightlink' UKWA Racing Finals 2002 / 25th-27th

The 'Wightlink / Wipika' BKSA Kitesurfing Finals 2002 / 24th-26th

The 'UKSA' Youth Week sponsored by F2/Arrows/Wipika 2002 / 19th-22nd

Trails Bikes / Sat 26th/ Sun 27th

XA Mountain Boarding Sat 26th / Sun 27th

Red Bull 'Whiz of White' 27th-30th