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|Jeff ne hardpole|
|Mineral (4665km): |
Lucky Bay 125 Tabou Loft 7.4 46 supersport. Got too windy for this kit in the end,Need the 105 tabou but was great until it got up a bit for the kit.
Some good breeze about. Did I say I hate trying to gybe came close but not toffee apple today.
Gee there were some crew out on the water, bit of a traffic jam I reckon. Wouldn't be surprised if there isn't a ugly prang down there one day with this many out.
Sailed with Damo and Danijel who both having a good day as well
|Damo (6272km): |
Melville Beach, WA, AU
F2 SX Medium,7.5 mtr O.D. 40cm custom Kai
Some nice runs,plenty of gusts,chop was nasty,a good arvo on the water.
Good to catch up with Obelix and Mineral
|paddymac (10937km): |
Safety Bay, WA, Sonic90, Koncept6.6, FO28
Yay! Got the green light to go to Safety Bay and it did not disappoint!! Plenty of wind, a little lumpier than the last time I was there but got some PBs so I’m one happy camper.
Even the $%!@ that ran into me and didn’t even apologise couldn’t dampen the stoke. Great fun sailing with Pointman and lao shi. Saw Hardpole but didn’t get a chance to say g’day. A few runs with Adam from the Manbra mob. Slowie’s arrival did not herald a loss of wind! Great arvo. The beer tastes good.
|lao shi (41054km): |
Great Pinaroos session at Safety Bay. Pbs for Macka and Hardpole
Started on alphas but lots of traffic and chop so moved on to the bar. Had a go at the mile with Pointman and Macka. Happy to finally get a Sbay 30+
Moved on to the nonose and a bit of weight. Fastest I have been at Sbay with a best 10 sec of 36.17.
Slowy, Darryl and Adam were flying down the bar which was getting flatter but I was getting fatigued and decided to call it quits while I was ahead.
Loft Blade 7m, sonic 100, elmo 29 weedy, nonose, elmo banshee 24 weedy
|Jeff ne hardpole (10944km): |
Safety Bay, first time ever Great to see everyone, a very friendly place. I asked a bloke who looked local for the info and got an excellent summary.
CA Speed , Koncept 5.8 , Choco 27 weedy
Struggled at first to get going, a lot of water starting, I have only used this board a few times so its like a new one every time ;-)
Got it together eventually and even a couple of gybes, I think I should have been turning while on the flat, surprised how well it went in the chop, I expected a lot of nose diving but not too bad. a bit more practice and I might work it out.
Took your advice Mark and let off a bit of outhaul when outside but was so tired I couldnt hold on, got 33 knots I think
Sorry I missed you Patrick and congratulations on your PBs, Mark told me and it spurred me to go a bit harder,
|Obelix (3335km): |
Melville Beach, Bombora 135, ka 7.5M
Pleany of people there today. Nice to catch up with Damo and Mike.
Practised gybes, and managed a few wobbly ones.
Don't know what's happening with my GPS. I was plenty and scary fast today, overpowered on 7.5. The GPS decided to switch itself off at 5000 points. Fine, but my fast runs were before then, and the GPS decided to reduce my speed, just as it decided to increase it last time. But...it's a loving gift from my wife. I don't dare telling her she bought a wrong one.
|scarrgo (8312km): |
Pelican Point, WA, AU
YAAAAAAAAAA HOOOOOOOO what an awesome afternoon blast got out on just about my smallest gear and was going damn quick, although when i came in and checked the display reading to find it saying 26 knots i was very disapointed and felt quite misserable all the way home untill now when i find i was going fast and i cracked my 30 knot goal now i realise the reason for the strange display reason was because i had a play with some of the display settings after talking to mark the day before
5.0 koncept, 400 x3, 160-210 x5, 2005 sonic 85, 26 jp speed
|Pointman (12442km): |
Crackin sesh at Safety Bay today, one of my best sessions this season
I shouldn't have even been sailing, the missus is down south on a yoga retreat and I had resigned myself to not sailing this weekend, but the forecast was too good...enlisted the services of my niece to watch the kids and indulged myself in two hours of delirious windswept mayhem
F111 + 7.0 TR5 + 40 choco weedie.
Spent the first 45 minutes going for alphas, but it was pretty choppy on the bar and there was a lot of traffic, so well happy with a 23.6.
Changed down to the 93 S-Type + 31 JP weedie for a ball tearing NM and some nice speed runs. Thought I'd cracked a 30 on the NM, but despite some blistering speed in the moguls outside the bearaway into the pond wasn't quite quick enough.
Happy with the speeds on the slalom combo. Breeze booted in towards the end and I would have dearly loved to plug in the speed board, but I was outta time.
Slowy, Darryl and Mark were tearing down the bar as I packed up.
Heaps of fun and great to sail with some team mates, Mark, Patrick and Jeff all out enjoying what must rank as one of the best sessions this season.
|Lezz (4333km): |
Cervantes, WA, AU