Thursday 29th August

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Thursday 29th August

Post by BillG » Thu Aug 29, 2019 5:45 pm

Brilliant session at Crossapol today. Timed my arrival perfectly, just as the rain stopped, the wind dropped a bit and swung more SW. Ruaraidh and Magnus (12 yrs old!) had been out for an hour on 3.3 & 3.1. Ru switched to 4.7 & I rigged 4.1 & Moo 66.

I sailed for two hours without falling in, getting great jumps (including 2 tabletops, well they felt like it anyway) and managed to be on a good wave every time I came in. It felt like I could do no wrong! Stopped for lunch and when I went back out I fluffed the first jump and spent ages wrestling with the shorebreak! Despite this I had a brilliant afternoon until I dropped several outside gybes in a row (my signal that I'm getting tired). Ru still sailing when I left.

Lots out and a good time had by all. The sun even came out!

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Re: Thursday 29th August

Post by rod » Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:32 pm

Live foil repeat. Again

Another nice reservoir session on my Naish foil + 5.8. Made lots of gybes flying all the way round. Other regular windsurfers going only intermittently on 7.5/8.5.

Every day is a windsurfing day.

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Re: Thursday 29th August

Post by Smidge » Fri Aug 30, 2019 12:10 pm

Foiling off shore road, poole. 5.7, fully powered. Only others out were kids on techno gear (6.8 and 7.8s probably). Great fun, getting back into it after long break.

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