The IFCA youth and master slalom championships are currently underway in Alacati, with the best up and coming racers battling it out for glory. Apparently Dunkerbeck also has a special surprise for the winners?!?! More event info below...

A Message From Björn Dunkerbeck to The 2013 IFCA JYM Slalom World Championships from Alacati Wind Fest Admin on Vimeo.

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2013 IFCA Junior, Youth & Masters Slalom World Championships Day 1 from Alacati Wind Fest Admin on Vimeo.

Day 1: results day 1

The first day of competition started off with the late registrations followed by the first possible start at 12:30. The weather was perfect with sunny skies and winds blowing from 17 to 22 knots creating perfect slalom conditions here in Turkey, Alacati.

2 Rounds in The Masters, Juniors, Youths and Female Division were sailed today with 2 heat cancellations and 13 protest.

Today's disappointments:

Ethan Westera ARU-4 disqualified in his first heat

Comfortable Andrea Rosati ITA-0 lost quite some points with a premature start

The Leaders on Day 1 are as follow:

Masters: Ertugrul Icingir TUR-1

Juniors: Aron Etmon CUR-2

Youths: Can Gov TUR-194

Female: Fulya Ünlu TUR-165