|Andrew (1928km): |
Port Douglas, QLD, AU
Went for a play in the big pool this afternoon with my mate Ed. We both called off work due to a lack of interest and, with our priorities nicely sorted, headed down to the beach to play in the sunshine. Rigged my 6.5m and Atomiq 120. Not enough wind after twenty minutes, changed to a larger fin. After another 45 minutes of no wind, came in, bit the bullet and went big. Neil Pryde V8 7.2 - hauled down and stretched flat did the trick and had another hour out there nearly overpowered. Tides were benign - called it quits with Ed nowhere in sight - guess he was out there working on his century. Maybe next lifetime for me. Hope your all getting out there.
| Ed (16555km): |
Port Douglas, QLD, AU Did my days work and got down the beach for happy hr 3 o'clock. wind looked good when rigging up 6.6m NORTH Rig..but ended up a bit soft for the first half..got a nice late arvo sea breeze,and had to keep the 'peddle to the metal'till dark and didn't have time for a pit stop, needed to clock up a few kms..Sea was as rough as guts and had the tide from hell all arvo, had to stay realy hard on the wind the whole time. Andrew sailed realy well in the second half looked like he did a sail change just as the wind freshened up,he look fully' lit up' on big Niel pryde rig in a chopped up sea..was good to watch..well done Andrew.not sure if he had GPS..think he was on his way home for a well earnt Burbone when i got in.guess it was worth rigging up for..Cheers ED...