The board will be scored on such factors as gross weight, materials composition,board volume, compressive strength, bending stiffness, performance, aesthetics and novelty as judged by a professional windsurfer.
2) Race Details / Scoring Information As the final segment of the competition, teams will race the sailboard. The sail, mast and rigging will be provided by the race committee at the Competition. The race will be a linear course, perpendicular to the wind, around two buoys spaced 400 meters apart.The race will be conducted in a series of heats with the winner of each heat proceeding to the final race.
Final Score = (Mid-Term Report)10 + (Final Report)20 + (Sailboard Design and Performance)40 + (Race)30