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24th August 2017
Windsurfing: Llanfairfechan
Wind Direction: SW
Wind Stength: F4/F5
Surf / Sea State: smooth chop and samll wind swe
Air Temperature: 20
Sea Temperature: 15.6
Weather: sun
Max Speed: 22.6/2secs (knots - unless stated otherwise)
Distance Covered: 23.1 (Nautical Miles - unless stated otherwise)

Quite high tide that brings white horses so rigged 115/6.5m rather then 6m it looked; I should have rigged 6m as it is a much better sail and old 6,5m easily gets uncomfortable and loses power as wind climbs. Wind swung around a bit so even though sailed to with 600m of Puffin island still only just made it back to jetty; wind was dropping close to island and only on Google earth did I realise how close Rik and I got. Think 32cm is too stiff for me on 6.5m as when loaded spins out so changed to 36cm which got upwind better.. Could have gone much quicker if a decent 6.5m. Seb joined us later. Also used 96/6m which is slower and wind decreased, but nicer to sail and ride down small wind swells
Toys Used:
Starboard Kombat 96
F2 Stoke 115
Gaastra Cross 6
Tushingham Storm 6.5
F2 slalom 36
GFR Hood River 32cm

 

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