Notice of Race

Aruba Hi-Winds – GENERAL

Event: Aruba Hi-Winds 2016
Organized by: Aruba Hi-Winds Committee
Dates: July 9 – July 18, 2016
Location: Fisherman’s Huts, Malmok, Aruba
Rules: ISAF Racing Rules of Sailing for 2013 – 2016

Registration: Sunday, July 10, 08:30 Kite Freestyle event
Monday, July 11 (2 – 5 PM) for all other events

HW- CATEGORIES

WINDSURFINGSLALOM RACES
For IFCA Championships:
Check the Notice of Race: 2016_IFCA_HiWinds_PanAmerican_NoR

Register here.
* Men: All ages
Women: All ages
Masters: men over the age of 35 yrs. (born in 1980 or earlier) or women over the age of 30 yrs. (born in 1985 or earlier)
GrandMasters: men over the age of 45 yrs. (born in 1970 or earlier) or women over the age of 40 yrs. (born in 1975 or earlier)
* Youth: boys or girls under the age of 20 (born in or after 1997 and not later than 2002)
Juniors:  boys or girls under the age of 17 (born in or after 2000)

Non-IFCA categories:
Big Kids: Under 15: born in or after 2002
* Superkids: Under 13: born in or after 2004
* New Kids: 
Beginners, first time racing.
Barracudas & Guppies: For beginner kids, sail not bigger than 3.3 meters. (If you’re way too good, you’re allowed to continue in the New Kids)

WINDSURFINGLONG DISTANCE RACES
* PRO/Men
* Women
* Juniors 
(& Big Kids)
* Masters
* Grandmasters

WINDSURFINGFREESTYLE
King of the Huts Men, 19 yrs & up
Prince of the Huts Juniors, 15 to 18 yrs
Kid of the Huts Kids, under 15 yrs.
* Fish of the Huts Barracudas & Guppies

KITE BOARDING

FREESTYLE

* PRO/Men
* Women
* Kids

LONG DISTANCE RACES

* Hydrofoil (Open to Men, Women, Juniors, Master & Grandmasters)
* OPEN (Formerly known as MEN category) with Super Final.
Women
* Juniors 
(15 to 18 yrs (incl.) (born between 2002 and 1999)
* Masters (35 yrs & up)
* Grandmasters (45 yrs & up)

SEMI-LONG DISTANCE RACES
* Kids   (16 and under: born in or after 2001)

HW- DISCIPLINES & AWARDS 

WINDSURFING
1.  Slalom (IFCA & Non-IFCA)
2.  Long Distance
3.  Freestyle Competition

KITE BOARDING
Freestyle
Long distance races

There will be awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd for each category in each discipline (1.,2. and 3.)

 

HW- SKIPPERS’ MEETINGS:

Kite Semi-Long Distance Races FOR JUNIORS (16&U) ONLY : Saturday July 9, 10:00 am @ Fisherman’s Huts;

Kite Freestylers: Sunday July 10, 10:00 am @ Fisherman’s Huts;

Windsurfers Slalom: Tuesday July 12, 10:00 hrs @ Fisherman’s Huts;

Long Distance Races: Friday, July 15 at 16:00 pm @ Fisherman’s Huts;

 

Hi-Winds  REGISTRATION FEES

NOTE:

Fl. means Aruban Florins, AWG;

Please take into account that we do NOT accept $100 bills.

YES: you can SWIPE!  Je kunt ook PINNEN!

Windsurfing Slalom IFCA Championships: please refer to Notice of Race IFCA Event
IFCA REGISTRATION HERE!

Adults: € 130/$ 145/Fl. 260; Youth & Juniors € 110 / $ 125 / Fl. 220 (Including lycra & goody bag)

Please note: Registration to the IFCA-event does not include lunches and dinners.

Therefore, there is the option of an additional fee of $ 50/Fl. 90 which includes meals as well as registration for the Windsurfing Long Distance Races (on Friday 15, Saturday, 16 and Sunday 17) as well as the Windsurfing Freestyle competition (King-, Prince- or Kid-of-the-Huts) on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17. The meals include lunches during the entire event and dinners which will be provided only at the Opening Party, Monday 11, on the Awards Evening of the IFCA-event, Friday 15, on Saturday 16 and at the Awards Ceremony, Monday 18.

KITEBOARDING: Adults
Kiteboard Long Distance Races ONLY : $ 60 / Fl. 110;
(including lycra, goody bag, lunches & dinners ; Extra: numbered bib $10).
Kiteboard Freestyle competition ONLY : $ 60 / Fl. 110;
(including lycra, goody bag, lunches & dinners (when provided).
Kiteboard Freestyle competition  AND Long Distance Races: $ 100 / Fl. 175
  (Not included: a numbered bib which is mandatory for Long Distance Races, available at $10 refundable down-payment).
KITE Kids:
Freestyle competition ONLY or Semi-Long Distance Races ONLY : $ 50 / Fl. 90;
Freestyle AND Semi-Long Distance Races:  $ 80 / Fl. 140 
including lycra, goody bag, lunches and dinners (when provided).

Windsurfing Kids (New, Super- & Big) : $ 60 / Fl. 110  incl. Kid of the Huts Freestyle competition, lycra, goody bag, lunches and dinners (when provided)

Windsurfing Guppies & Barracudas : $ 50 / Fl. 90  incl. guppy competition, lycra, goody bag, lunches and dinners (when provided)

Windsurf Freestyle competition ONLY or Long Distance Races ONLY : $ 60 / Fl. 110  (incl. lycra and lunch on Saturday and Sunday and dinner on Friday 15 & Monday 18 at Awards Evening)

Mountain Bike Racing: $ 25 / Fl. 45

Full week’s lunches, dinners (when provided) & parties for ONLY-participants : $ 50 / Fl. 90

Non sailing Participants: $ 60 / Fl. 110 (including goody bag, lunches, dinners (on July 11, 15, 16 & 18) & parties)

 

HW- COMPETITION PRIZES

In addition to the prestigious Hi-Winds trophy, 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in the following categories will also receive cash prizes:

Windsurfing (Slalom) Pan-American Championships: total prize budget $ 5000
Men 1st: $ 1500; 2nd: $ 1000; 3rd: $ 750.
Best Master: $ 625;
Best Woman: $ 375
Best Youth: $ 250;
Best Junior: $ 250;
Best GrandMaster: $250

KING of the HUTS (Windsurfing Freestyle)
1st place: $ 500,-
2nd place: $ 300,-

PRINCE of the HUTS
1st place: $ 150,-
2nd place: $ 50,-

KITE Freestyle

* PRO/Men
1st place: $ 500,-
2nd place: $ 300,-
3rd place: $ 200,-

Windsurfing Long Distance
* PRO/Men                                           Masters                                            Juniors 1st place: $ 200
1st place:  $ 400,-                              1st place:  $ 250,-                            Women 1st place: $ 100
2nd place: $ 200,-                             2nd place: $ 150,-             GrandMasters 1st place: $ 100
3rd place: $ 100,-                              3rd place: $ 100,-

Kite Long Distance:

* Hydrofoil OPEN                    Masters 1st place:  $ 100,-
1st place:  $ 300                               Juniors 1st place: $ 100
2nd place: $ 150                 Grandmasters 1st place: $ 100
3rd place:  $  50

*  MEN
1st place:  $ 400
2nd place: $ 200
3rd place: $ 100

* WOMEN
1st place:  $ 200
2nd place: $ 100
3rd place: $ 50