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dvCali



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PostPosted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 1:02 am    Post subject: #3 Stick on Thursday Reply with quote

bert wrote:
At the Stick from 1-3 pm. New 8.2 Avanti Condor(3 cams) and the JP Superllightwind for the 10 mph wind. Subplaning for over an hour ... ... Left before 3 as the wind was picking up to avoid the commute traffic

Something to be said about getting there late! I arrive at 3pm and the wind is significant. I rig my ACX 5.8, grab my Carbon Art 52 and off I go. I am the only one out fully planing and powered up! Very Happy Little by little people trickle in and the wind stays up until around 5.

Love my ACX! Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

Tomorrow should still work and then is back to MTB!


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bert



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PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 7:02 pm    Post subject: Stick on Sunday Reply with quote

Looked promising when I got to the Stick at 2pm so I rigged 5.9 Volt/110L RRD. The wind instead sputtered into the 10 mph range so it was mostly a slogfest for an hour and half with maybe 20 minutes of sporadic planing in the gusts. Still a good workout and better than doing nothing. Did backwinding, push tacks, heli's.etc. for most of the session to burn off some calories. Only one there as usual. Couple of storms brewing this coming week..may go to Princeton or Oysters for the SW winds on smaller gear. [/i]
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:34 pm    Post subject: Embassy on Wednesday Reply with quote

5.7/110L at Embassy at low tide. Planing from the time I stepped on the board until the end of my hour and half session. Wind was a steady 16 to 19 the entire time from launch to the channel. The west wind made for chop that was tough on senior joints..a bit smoother just above the airport. Only duck jibes and tacks today. Tacking in chop requires more precise timing and speed..so much easier in the flat waters of the Stick and Haskins. Really enjoyed today's sailing Cool
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 1:38 pm    Post subject: fun session yesterday Reply with quote

here's one of the late crew --

https://sail360.smugmug.com/Windsurf/2017/Mar-22-2017-some-smooth-some-bumpy/i-qHRnMjH
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