racing
Jul 02, 2015

Bridge and Kalinina defend European Champion Titles in Style

Oliver Bridge (GBR, North/North) and Elena Kalinina (RUS, Elf/TMV) have defended their last years European Championship titles with a virtually flawless performance. Kalinina went…
buenos-aires-2018-youth-olympic-games
Jun 01, 2015

Kiteboarding takes the next jump forward on the Olympic journey

Young kiteboarders from around the world can now look forward to competing in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Buenos Aires, following a confirmation from the ISAF Executive…
Breaking News
(2015-06-28)
After four days of opening series, Oliver Bridge (GBR, North/North) and Elena Kalinina (RUS, Elf/TMV)… Read more...
   |    (2015-06-25)
Light winds dominate the opening races at the 2015 Formula Kite European Championships. The 2014… Read more...
   |    (2015-06-06)
Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre and Broadcast Asia in Singapore, is not the sort of… Read more...
   |    (2015-06-05)
We are happy to announce that we are adding a foilboard event to the European… Read more...
   |    (2015-06-01)
First step on the road back into the Olympic Games for kiteboarding has begun. Hopefully… Read more...
   |   
Subscribe to Newsletter
Print

Interpretation regarding acceptable Tolerances for series production equipment

Written by Editor on . Posted in News

An interpretation has been published regarding acceptable manufacturing variances for series production course racing boards:

Question 11 dated September 2013:

What are the tolerances in the builder provided measurements that equipment inspectors will accept as manufacturing variances during event post-race measurement ?

Interpretation:

Except for the Rockerline, Concave and Vee, Equipment Inspectors normally consider a variation of 3mm as acceptable manufacturing tolerance. However, the final decision if a measurement difference is caused through normal production variation, wear and tear, or other reasons, and the value of the accepted variation is solely within the equipment inspectors descretion, and he may apply larger or smaller tolerances when justified following the principle that "any equipment is built to the highest possible degree of uniformity in every performance related respect".

Note: From the 2014 equipment registration cycle onwards stricter tolerances may be applied which will vary from measurement point to measurement point.

The IKA technical committee has requested the builders to provide additional data to the original builder provided measurements A-E. The data can be found following this link. Please note, that only measurements A-E can be taken "at home". Sailors of equipment with missing builder provided data in the chart may contact the builder directly.

Industry Partners

  • ozone_bw2.png
  • aguera_bw5.png
  • northkiteboarding_bw2.png
  • airush_bw.png
  • temavento_bw.png
  • rrd_bw.png
  • asv_bw.png
  • f2_bw.png
  • cabinha_bw5.png
  • nplus1.png
  • gaastra_bw.png

Sanctioned Pro Tours

  • pkra_bw.png
  • kte_bw2.png
  • kta_bw.png
  • ksplogo_bw.png

Media Partners

  • tkbm-black.png
  • kiteforum.png
  • kiteworldmag_bw.png
  • sportsfeatures_bw.png

Recognized Programs

  • KTAkiteKidsLogo_IKA.jpg
  • kb4girlslogo150.png
  • race_center_banner_IKA.jpg