The wind had turned more to the south. Sailed with the Banzai 4.7 on the Goya One 95.
Outwards almost sailing square into the waves. But that also offers opportunities: front-side wave riding. It turned out to be a great day for front-side wave riding.
Collision with Henk: no damage.
After high tide is was lovely. Amazing how many times I was able to ride front-side today. Often 2 or 3 times per run: learned a lot.
It was extremely gusty, but the 4.7 was a good choose.
In retrospect, the last hour was perhaps the best hour of the day. [Read...]
First day of my Christmas holidays, 11 degrees and wind force 7 predicted: Storm Pia.
Sailed with Banzai 3.7 on the Goya 81 with K4 Scorcher 20/10cm thruster set
I found Pia disappointing this afternoon, 3.7 with minimum trim was just too small at the end.
Temperature was not disappointing, sailed without gloves. Had no rain. Even a short bit of sunshine. [Read...]
In the background I have been working for years to create a modern version of my windsurfing website. A website that works well on mobile phones. The old one didn't work on phones and tablets with smaller screens and touch screens. The website is now also available in English. [Read...]