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AUG
1
2015

Hat-trick! 3 days in a row of planing

Hamilton Harbour CCIW

Time on Water: 1hr 30 mins

Distance Travelled: 13.42km

Top Speed: 39.9 km/h

Camera Mount: GoPro Surf Mount (GoPro Hero 3+ Black)

Good session. One other sailor out there (Luke). We were both planing back and forth in a small area. Wind was shifty and really up and down. Got quite a few good runs in though, I can't complain! Landed some gybes, good times and happy to be planing 3 days in a row.

When I can windsurf back to back for a couple days I find my skills improve so much. Gybes are getting closer and closer to a planing exit. My entries are good and under control, foot transition is smooth, but I need to stop grabbing the mast! Tomorrow I'll be trying to really THROW that sail forward and reach for the boom instead. Will review Guy Cribb's iNtuition Gybing tonight :) That's helped me more than anything.

Tomorrow should be better!!!

Weather Conditions

Choppy, Gusty, Shifty, up and down, Unpredictable

Water Colors



The Day at a Glance

Wind/Temp

  W 15-22 25

Waves

  

Equipment

  JP X-Cite Ride 125L/Neil Pryde 6.7 Fusion

Time

  1 hrs. 30 min.


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