Sep 01, 2015

North American KiteFoil Championships 2016 to be held at "Lord of the Wind"

Lord of the Wind, the international kiteboard competition held on the East Cape of Baja California Mexico, announces that the 2016 event will be the IKA North American Kitefoil…
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International Sailing Federation (ISAF) confirms IKA’s sole rights to hold World Championships of the class

In an official statement sent today to the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) and "Virgin Kiteboarding", the International Sailing Federation has confirmed that under…

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Australian Kite Association joins IKA

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We are happy to welcome our latest national class association member, Australia.

The AKSA is representing six state associations and is holding national as well as state championships. Welcome guys !


The Danish perspective on Olympic Sailing

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In the world of future-minded national authorities, the Danes are among the most forward thinking. The 29er class caught up with Danish Sailing Association Secretary General Dan Ibsen to hear how they view the world.


IKA makes kiteboarding insurance available world wide

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Together with Suedwestring Versicherungsmakler GmbH and VDWS we are now able to offer third party liability insurance including competition insurance and some other benefits to competitors from all around the world. The insurance is valid world wide (including the United States) and can be obtained with immediate effect.

Here are the key parameter:

  • Third Party Liability Insurance (TPL) covering EUR 2,000,000 combined for personal and property damage
  • TPL valid for kiteboarding, snowkiting, windsurfing
  • Skipper Liability Insurance for chartered/rented boats/catamarans
  • Personal Accident Insurance covering EUR 16,000 disability, EUR 5,000 recovery/rescue costs, EUR 3,000 death, EUR 6 per day in hospital, EUR 2,500 rehabilitation costs
  • Damage to rented equipment Insurance covering damage to rented kiteboarding, snowkiting, windsurfing and sailing equipment up to a cover of EUR 1,500 per year.Deductible per incident: EUR 50 / EUR 100 (for sailboats)
  • NO minimum age
  • Competition risk explicitly included
  • Valid in North America incl. USA
  • Available for US citizens
  • Insurance in force with IMMEDIATE effect when ordering through internet and online payment

For details please check our new "Get Insurance" page

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