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26th July 2015
Windsurfing: The Dip-Felixstowe
Wind Direction: s
Wind Stength: 20/28
Surf / Sea State: big
Air Temperature: 15
Sea Temperature: 16
Weather: cloudy with rain
Max Speed: 25.89 (knots - unless stated otherwise)
Distance Covered:

Remind me never to go windsurfing in the rain again - it was foul here in Felixstowe today, even the poor old carnival was cancelled :( no air show or fireworks ! It had been heavy rain all morning but stopped for awhile just after dinner time, couldn't take watching the Grand Prix anymore - so'oooooooooooo boring and Lewis Hamilton was having a mare so decided to take my gear to The Dip. Strawberryand Steve Carter were out with 5m and the sea was big with the tide getting high so not ideal, I went with 5.6 on my wave board - this is not my favourite kind of sailing so it was never going to work for me :( I had to repair a small hole in my sail and then just as I was about to launch I discovered my mast wasn't together right so had to de-rig and start again :( I managed to get off the beach in a big shore break but struggled to get going - I eventually got going but I find it hard work on small kit and knackering. I had a few runs on the wave board and then tried the 100lt board but the sea seemed a mess to me and I couldn't see with my rainy glasses on - should have put my contact lenses in !!! so packed up and went home - more like November than July :( At least Strawberry and Steve were having a good time !
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F2 Wave 264
Fanatic Cross cx 100 60 x 255
Naish Evolution 5.6

 

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