BIC Group has received an offer from Tahe Outdoors to purchase its subsidiary BIC Sport. The transaction is expected to be finalized by December 31st 2018 and is consistent with BIC’s strategy to focus on its core activities (of stationery, lighters, and shavers), while the Tahe Outdoor Group has being looking to expand its activities in watersports, making BIC Sport a logical acquisition.Learn more
From Norway to Israel, from Portugal to Poland, 236 racers from 22 countries made their way to Varkiza, Greece, from 20st to 27th October for the last big international competition of the 2018 Techno 293 season. Four titles were up for grabs during an intense week of action on the water and on dry land: Junior (Under 15) Boys and Girls, and Youth (Under 17) Boys and Girls.Learn more
The Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires have ended. Alexandros Kalpogiannakis (GRE) and Giorgia Speciale (ITA) catch the plane home as winners of the 2018 Youth Olympic windsurf titles, raced and won on BIC Sport Techno + boards.Learn more
The Youth Olympic Games are taking place in Buenos Aires from 6th to 18th October. The sailing competitions (windsurf, kitesurf and catamaran) are happening just over 30km west of the city, at Argentina’s famous San Isidro sailing club on the shores of the immense Rio del Plata river delta. The Olympic Committee has once again selected the Techno 293 OD as the official competition board, and the 48 athletes who had qualified from 2017 and 2018’s national and international Techno events are here in Argentina for the showdown.Learn more
« The green wave », is in fact the name of the blog, protest, and individual action “group” recently created by Carine Camboulives and Emmanuel Bouvet, watermen and sensation-seekers at heart. In their first episode under the new flag, they ask what effect climate change might have on something as fundamental to all of us as the waves on our seas.Learn more
Over 300 young competitors from all over the world have made the journey to Liepaja, Latvia, with entrants from as far afield as Japan, Peru, Oman, Hong Kong, Australia, Brazil, Singapore, Argentina, America and China, as well as a large number of European countries.Learn more
For O’pen BIC and Techno 293 One Design, BIC Sport’s two One Design classes, the business end of the season is fast approaching with two World Championships taking place in quick succession, just one day apart, at the end of July and beginning of August.Learn more
Indefatigable travellers, board fanatics, and eco-warriors, Manu Bouvet and Carine Camboulives, along with their two young daughters, recently made the journey to Sao Tomé & Principe, two tiny islands off the west coast of Africa, bringing home another incredible travelogue of their adventures. From the vantage point of their stand up paddle boards, they help us understand the true beauty of our planet, and the dangers that threaten it.Learn more
2017 draws to its close in a very positive way for Techno 293 OD, and its new sister class, Techno PLUS, which had an unbelievably high entry at its inaugural stand-alone World Championships and was officially recognized internationally by World Sailing. Two key elements that give Techno 293 OD a highly promising future and a great 2018 season!Learn more
From 13th to 17th of November San Isidro Sailing Club in Buenos Aires hosted the 2017 South American Windsurfing Championships. The event was a great chance for the Techno293 Plus sailors to test the venue of the Youth Olympic Games in 2018.Learn more
The Techno 293 World Championships which were taking place in Salou (Spain) from 21st to 29th October have come to an end with another day of exciting racing. For 338 athletes from across 30 countries it will be a week to remember!Learn more
Racing is essencial, fun is important. But most important for all is the safety of all 338 kids here. For that BIC Techno 293 One design class is using very sophisticated electronic systems to make sure at the end of each day all are back ashore safe.Learn more
The Techno293 World Championships are the chance for talented youngsters from around the world to test themselves against the best as they’ll go head to head with over 330 athletes in Salou, Spain between the 21st and 28th of October.Learn more
The Techno+ World Championships, taking place from the 15th to 20th July in France at the French National Sailing and Water Sports Centre on the Atlantic coast, got underway in fine style this weekend, with the traditional parade of all the national teams, followed by the opening ceremony...Learn more
After 2016’s record-breaking season for numbers of participants at both the World Championships in Torbole, Italy, and at the European Championships in Sopot, Poland, the Techno class braniacs took the ambitious decision to separate the two classes, Techno 293 OD and Techno 293+,...Learn more
In total contrast to all modern means of transport, the Kwai, one of the last remaining sail-powered transport schooners. is the vital supplies link for the La Ligne island chain, lost in the vast empty expanse of the Pacific Ocean. It also carries passengers to and from the islands, continuing the essential service of assuring contact with the rest of the world.Learn more
The 2016 season was marked by a record number of participants at the World Championships at Torbole, Italy, and at the European Championships in Sopot, Poland. With 474 riders lining up for the Worlds, and taking into account the rapid progression of the new Techno+ class, the decision has been taken to separate the Techno 293OD and Techno 293+ events this year, with their World Championships on different dates and at different venues.Learn more
BIC Sport has been well known for years for offering reliable and long lasting watersports products. However, we are always striving to make stronger, lighter and better boards for our customers.
After years of experience and research in molding, we are proud to release in 2017 a ground-breaking technology. TOUGH-TEC construction is another big step forward in terms of durability, while offering more lightweight and lively boards*. (*compared to previous DURA-TEC technology)
Wishing everyone an excellent 2017 with a maximum number of unforgettable watersport sessions. We hope your year has already started in great style!
Our entire 2017 product range can be viewed on line, and the 2017 vintage is rich with promise, plenty of new toys in all categories.
From 22 to 30 October, some red hot windsurfing competition on the waters of Lake Garda, as the BIC Techno 293 OD and BIC Techno 293 Plus World Championships touched down in Torbole, Italy. A record edition with 474 competitors, for the first time from all 5 continents, turning these World Championships into the biggest ever One Design event in windsurf historyLearn more
'I think the windsurfing movement is growing everywhere in all the world’.
That’s the opinion of windsurfing legend and four time Olympic medallist Allesandra Sensini who was at the opening of the T293 and T293 Plus World Championships in Torbole, Italy. It’s hard to argue with her, either, given the quality of competition which has already graced Lake Garda through the first half of those championships.
The world’s very best young windsurfers are set to descend upon the Northern shore of Lake Garda between the 22nd and 29th of October, as the tenth annual BIC Techno293 World Championships touch down in Torbole, Italy, along with the BIC Techno293 Plus World Championships.
Biggest windsurfing club in Europe, place we all love for the atmosphere, hospitality and challenging sailing conditions will host another big event again. Worlds biggest windsurfing class BIC TECHNO 293 is coming to SOPOT for BIC Techno 293 Plus and BIC Techno 293 One design European championships. See you all in Poland.Learn more