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Owner: squiz

Member#: 6644
Registered: 27-05-2007
Diary Entries: 1742

8th November 2015
Windsurfing: The Dip-Felixstowe
Wind Direction: s
Wind Stength: 14/22
Surf / Sea State: lumpy
Air Temperature:
Sea Temperature:
Weather: cloudy
Max Speed: 24.70 (knots - unless stated otherwise)
Distance Covered: 14 (Nautical Miles - unless stated otherwise)

Missed out on the strong winds of yesterday, might have gone to Southend but our son Rob was up for the weekend so stayed in Felixstowe and had a lovely time with Rob and his girlfriend Hannah:) Rob and I went down to the Ferry beach to chat to his kite mates and although the sea conditions were good, the sw wind was a bit off making it gusty close in and then it rained so we went home. The forecast was promising today with no rain and 20 mph of wind, Mag and I went to the Remembrance Day Service on the seafront while Rob went to Trimley go have ago on a trials bike!!! Then after lunch we headed to the beach and the wind had returned after a lull! I even rigged a 6.5 which was a mistake as I struggled to get going but it was great to be out on the water with kiter Rob who sailed up to met me :) I then came ashore and changed to 7.8 but I thought I had made a mistake as the wind picked up but it was short lived and I had a few nice runs through the rough river-mouth and then broad for a mile down the coast.The wind then dropped and we packed up as it got dark :( I used my new Mystic wet suit for the first time and was toasty:) It's looking to be windy all week but I am working!

PS - we were sitting chatting on the beach after the session when a stupid dog walker let his dog run amok running right across a mates sail!!! We had a few words after I  told him to keep his dog under control and that he wouldn't like a bill for a new sail!!!!
Toys Used:
F2 Xantos CS 295 133
Tushingham Lightning 7.8
Tushingham Lightning 6.5
Mystic  Majestic xl



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