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Day 2 of the Dutch Championships in Almere, same wind as yesterday: raceboard. On arrival almost no wind, off-shore. After 11:00 the wind seemed to increase. Minimal wind was in my favor, which brought me tight for first with Huig-Jan and everything depended on he last race. Wind had increased considerably, advantage for Huig-Jan. Very exciting race, towards the finish Huig-Jan came from the other direction, he won with 10 meters lead!! Beautiful Race! 2nd. It was a nice weekend, I'm glad I'm sailing raceboard and not Formula. Finished 2nd this weekend, 1st overall. [Read...]

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(machine translated in 2018) There was little wind predicts. So it was Formula, so for my Race board. Beautiful competitions had with Uvula-Jan branch. The RS: X is better in a little more wind, the race board like the RS: X cannot planing. Weather was really getting on the brink. So that makes the games exciting though. It was getting penny Exchange who won. The Technos came there not involved this time. The Formula boys had a bad day, not a valid heat dangers. [Read...]

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(machine translated in 2018) Once cozy with Rob and Peter surfed. Wind was hard predicts, Rob didn't want to sea, so Kabbelaarsbank. The water seemed pretty flat, so started slalom: 104 with RAM 5.7 S-Type hazards. Speeds above 60 km/h, so not bad. Trim was getting better. After some more walk playing with a wave set: JP FSW 4.7 By 84 with dangers to the wind stopped. It was a fun day, laughed a lot and learned a lot. [Read...]

(machine translated in 2018) For the first time since a long time been on a caster board and once again played in the waves. Enjoy a couple of hours with my JP FSW 84 and 5.3 in the waves of Ice the Brouwersdam played. Weather was mostly very good, good wind, sunshine and warm. Unfortunately a few heavy but short showers, just before the mood very hard wind and then a 5-10 minute or nothing at all. Enjoyed it! [Read...]

(machine translated in 2018) After more than a week warm terrace again, hit the back on your chest and came there wind: surfenMiddagje free and straight to Zealand, wind direction seemed good for the Grevelingendam. Along the way, rain, at the greve lingedam arrived: Sun and. .. NO WIND! Fortunately the wind came back soon. Nice one few hours with my iSonic 101 and Warp 7.0 dangers, little slalom training and enjoying the breeze, the Sun and the still warm weather. [Read...]

(machine translated in 2018) After weeks of training and competitions on slalom Race boards now finally just again delicious. Good weather, little wind, but very little the day enjoyed on my AHD GT85 with Warp 8.6 and Deboichet R10 56 cm. Took some getting used to, first few rack, but certainly the first meters, what is that compared to a lively GT85 380 cm Race board. Board feel so loose, find gives as much lift. But after a few rakjes was feeling totally back and I flew over the water. [Read...]