Forces-of-Nature Forums Windsurf, Kitesurf, Surf and Bodyboard Forums Copyright 2006. Weather station stuck? - By justal All sorted once again.... No data lost. :) Al. Wed, 10 Jul 2019 17:10:02 +0100 Estuary - By Blaschito Thanks Al I shall give a go, its been a good couple of days, we are lucky with the estuary :) Fri, 28 Jun 2019 21:55:55 +0100 Ivor is blowing his socks off - By justal Yep, it's that time of year again. Ivor is in full force here at Ynyslas. Close to 50 knots here on the weather station so likely to be a little bit more than that in the estuary itself. What a star!!! Al. Thu, 27 Jun 2019 05:33:26 +0100 Bank Holiday Borth Bonanza - By justal I was reminded this morning that it's a bank holiday on Monday so as is now customary it's time for an Aberystwyth Aquanuts outing to Borth. Meet at the lifeboat station at 7:45am so that we can be in the water at 8am. We'll decided where we go once we are there as it might be a bit windy. It'll also be almost low tide, but the tides are only small ones so if it's too rough on the sea front in Borth we can always swim in the estuary at Ynyslas instead. Likely to be swimming for up to an hour so 2500-3000m. Fri, 24 May 2019 14:21:03 +0100 Weather station rotated with Hannah? - By Blaschito Alan the weather station seems to be stuck since last evening. Wed, 15 May 2019 07:38:43 +0100 Discounts on Beginners Windsurfing Course & All Windsurf Hire - By Poole Windsurfing Just wanted to share some great windsurf voucher codes / windsurf coupon codes... Book on a Full Beginners Course with Poole Windsurfing to learn all the essentials so that you are safe enough to get out on the water practicing after the course & get a nice discount on the price! Save £11 by booking both halves of the course together. Quote FULLB when booking over the phone (01202 237247). 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Started off with my 5m sail and then 5.7m sail but there just wasn't enough. Today it was pretty windy but also very gusty. My wheel-barrow was broken too so I carried my kit over and went out with a 4m sail. It was only just enough, Fine once I was up and going but I could have done with a bit more really. It's a really old sail, has seen better days and doesn't have much of a range so I was struggling to get enough power out of it much of the time. Mind you, the squall that came through just after I got off the water would have been more than enough with gusts of 54 knots! Al. Sun, 10 Mar 2019 15:02:55 +0000 Weather Station Problems? - By alistair Thanks Alan. I hope you haven't got a chimney that needs cleaning! ;-) Sat, 16 Feb 2019 14:50:57 +0000 Sunday Morning Bike Ride - By justal Simon and I are heading out for a ride on Sunday (Jan 27th) for a MTB ride. Feel free to join us. We'll start from the Lifeboat Station at 7:30am. The ride will be getting on for 30 miles with a good mix of on and off road riding with little if anything in the way of traffic. There's a fair bit of climbing and we won't be hanging about too much as it'll be cold, wet and windy so I'll want to get back to go windsurfing! This is the planned route: [url][/url] There's nothing too technical so it's suitable for Mountain Bikes or Gravel/CX bikes. We'll be on hardtail MTB's Al. Sat, 26 Jan 2019 07:51:02 +0000 Looking good for the weekend - By justal It's about time, but the wind is looking good for the weekend! :) Al. Fri, 25 Jan 2019 14:13:58 +0000 Toybox Issues - Fixed - By justal Just a quick note to say that there was a slight issue with the 'toybox' today. The database became corrupted and couldn't be fixed so I had to reinstate it from a back up. I've now done that and all seems to be OK again. I don't think any data was lost in the process. Al. 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