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8th May 2007
Windsurfing: Aldeburgh
Wind Direction: WSW
Wind Stength: F3 - F6
Surf / Sea State: Flat / chop
Air Temperature: Warm
Sea Temperature: Mild
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Gusty horrible flat-water gheyness...

Couldn't really sail anywhere else due to the wind direction, so Aldeburgh it was. Tricky selecting sail size - there were guys on the water with between 4.7m and 7m sails, all underpowered in the lulls and overpowered in the gusts! I went for a 5.4m, which seemed like a good compromise, and probably the right choice (if there was such a thing!).

Not sure the Evo is really a flat-water blasting board(!), but it was as fast/faster as some old slalom-style boards out there!

An annoying session really, but warmer than expected and as ever better than doing nothing. Oh, and there was a horrible smell of shit.
Toys Used:
Starboard Evo 74ltr
Sailworks Revo 5.4m

 

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