Lake Macquarie (NSW, Australia) - 2018-11-23
Sailor 2 Second Peak (Kts)5 x 10 Second Average (Kts)1 Hour (Kts)Alpha Racing 500m (Kts)Nautical Mile (Kts)Distance Travelled (km)
Belly25
33.59(D)
31.61(D)
13.326(D)
20.671(D)
24.67(D)
24.892(D)
Steve Walsh
42.22(D)
40.091(D)
17.501(D)
26.859(D)
28.404(D)
88.445(D)
Byron Mcilveen
41.666(D)
40.228(D)
25.615(D)
26.168(D)
31.348(D)
164.827(D)
Bruce Healey
36.457(D)
34.55(D)
8.009(D)
16.719(D)
28.817(D)
33.371(D)
Brent Hopkins
42.755 [PB](D)
40.281 [PB](D)
18.869(D)
24.004(D)
27.834(D)
125.295(D)
nick0
37.399(D)
34.466(D)
0(D)
22.582(D)
25.461(D)
25.592(D)
sboardcrazy
34.387(D)
31.333(D)
10.247(D)
13.596(D)
25.002(D)
21.927(D)
Andrew Haigh
41.093 [PB](D)
38.219(D)
13.204(D)
12.508(D)
25.074(D)
68.929(D)
Ian Wright
34.649(D)
32.687(D)
10.237(D)
0(D)
21.723(D)
32.039(D)
Hugh
41.035(D)
39.209(D)
16.75(D)
24.886(D)
32.864(D)
85.621(D)
Murray Towndrow
37.563(D)
35.488(D)
0(D)
0(D)
20.368(D)
17.47(D)
Tim Ford
James Farley
Greg Kiskarpati
Mick Saunders
GeoffS
Big Tom
John Pearce
rus13b
Glenn Rumford
adamhatfield
Ben Turner
Cluffy
Bear
Tibor
Nige Watts
Timbotto
**LYDS**
Bostonfoil
mick13B
Woody
katelyn
Craig Forbes
Average42.4940.2522.2426.5132.11145.06
Belly25 (5614km):
629 days ago

Budgewoi Lake, NSW, AU. 4.8 Hucker 79 Falcon. Too windy for my gear today. 



Steve Walsh (3997km):
629 days ago
2 categories

Budgewoi Lake, NSW, AU | Fanatic Falcon 52 | Duotone 5.4 | Tectonics Speed Weed 17 / 15



Byron Mcilveen (43360km):
629 days ago
5 categories

Budgewoi Lake, NSW, AU

S2 venom 5.7, CA44

big day first big wind day in ages. happy days and congrates to all the PB and good time to everyone.



Bruce Healey (19297km):
629 days ago

Budgewoi Lake, NSW, AU

CASP44, MUF16, 5.6. NEED A SMALLER SAIL.



Brent Hopkins (711km):
629 days ago
3 categories

Budgewoi Lake, NSW, AU

Fanatic falcon speed 50

Tectonics Maui speed demon 17cm

North warp 5.7

 



nick0 (4533km):
629 days ago

Budgewoi Lake, NSW, AU

50l 5.2m



sboardcrazy (17744km):
629 days ago

Patchy 15-25kt WNW -W then 25-35kts Peel st Budgewoi Lake, NSW, AU Level 0.278

5m OD - 70ltre Patrick speedboard- 16cm tribal

Only a short session.. Arrived early to tales of willy willies and saw Matt rigging a 5.6m ( 40kgs more than me) so I was a bit worried about going out on the 5m..Procrastinated but went out for a nm.. wasted my chance. I didn't go out in the chop as I was told as I was worried I'd be splattered..I stuck to closer to the shore and got some patchy areas..It wasn't as strong as I expected so I could have done better...Undecided 30kt top speed.

 Bit patchy at first and I almost went back for the 80ltre..did one really good gybe except there wasn't any wind on the exit leg..Frown. The sail felt horrible and dead, I wasn't getting going very well or getting upwind well.grr. Moved the applecore to the bottome hole for more power ( without dropping it in the water..Cool ) and as soon as I did the wind picked up 15kts..Undecided Did a few more runs and switched it back.

After blaming my sailing ability for the first hr or so I finally realised the sail didn't have anywhere near enough downhaul , soon after the boom cam came off so I came in to fix it .

I usually lie on my back in the shallows , get my feet in the straps and come up hooking in..for once I had problems hooking in...lucky I did! A willy willy got me and lifted the kit and I up and dropped us downwind..mmm..better keep an eye out for those evil gusts..I could see it smoking away downwind after with a smug little grin on it's face..Laughing

 It was pretty flat at first when it was patchy but as it came in it got pretty choppy.. I did one bum clenching run through the bigger chop expecting to get thrown over the front any minute then as I hit flatter stuff (4-6") I went for it..flew through the bergs at warpspeed and came to a flighty stop thinking that's got to be 35 +..31.4! what? Undecided 

GPS showed 34.5 on the dial and I thought that will do..later I saw the 10sec was only 33 so I knew I'd lose some..I was going to go back out and have a decent go at a nm but it was howling..Byron was on a 5.7m and I asked whether I'd survive with a 5m and he said 'no'.....Ego said "have a go ya mug"..brain said..mm I want to live for another day and Myall lakes is next week..brain won for once..Laughing Glynn was having trouble hanging onto his 6.3m.

 Some good moments- a few nicely powered balance works upwind , a good gybe, fun bearaways , scary as hell bearaways.. - Laughing that feels good..keep working at it..

 I want my 4.5m cammed sail waa!!! It's on order..Undecided That will make days like this a bit less deadly..Tongue out although a 4m would have been good today..

 I thought I was seeing double.. 2 sailors went past together with 2 north sails with the same number..???? Realised it was RIc plus Jeff with Rics old sail..Laughing

Lots out - Ric , Lyds , Jeff, Matt, Andrew, Pugs , Brent, Bruce , Byron , Steve ,Hugh , youngens, Glynn and others..

 

 

Ps - if Seabreeze Norah graph says it's gusting to 30kts in a W stay home or bring a hankerchief..Wink



Andrew Haigh (29537km):
629 days ago
1 categories

Budgewoi Lake, NSW, AU

CA44 and North 5.4m 14cm XT50 then FF165 then XT50

After sitting at home nursing my head yesterday (3 stitches from a crash on Tuesday) I couldn't believe another day of wind was on offer. Arrived about 10am and it was already blowing hard. Rigged the 5.4. In the whole day it never once was too light to step on the speed board and go. In fact it gradually got stronger and stronger as the day went on. Top speed was around lunch time. In the late afternoon things got a bit silly (especially for those of us under 80 kg). The wind increased and so did the chop. Even Byron described it as too strong.

 



Ian Wright (10000km):
629 days ago

Budgewoi Lake, NSW, AU. 

First try of my new to me speed board. (thanks Tibor) Fanatic Falcon 51, also new MUF XT50 14cm (thanks Gareth) and R8 Overdrive 5.7.

Took it easy today just trying to get the feel of new gear. Not really the ideal conditions for such. Gusty N/W 20-30ish Knots. 

Also had a reminder that just when you think no one is near you there just might be someone there.!!!!!!!!!!!!.

Heaps out and quite a few PBs. Congrats to all who pushed to get the results and also for just for being out there having a go.Smile



Hugh (10966km):
628 days ago
1 categories

Budgewoi Lake, NSW, AU

 



Murray Towndrow (4720km):
619 days ago

Budgewoi Lake, NSW, AU



Comments
**LYDS**


NSW
Australia
629 days ago
No it was Andy Sue (wants to be just like Rick) 😂😂😂
sboardcrazy


NSW
Australia
629 days ago

Maree you could have rented it to me yesterday if you weren't holding onto it so tightly..LaughingWink I was wishing Daffy was around so I could borrow  his...Smile

Maree Jordan


NSW
Australia
629 days ago
Sounds like I could have rented my 4.6 today if I was there
sboardcrazy


NSW
Australia
629 days ago

A few quick pics taken from the launch..

Maree Jordan


NSW
Australia
629 days ago
Congrats Andrew awesome pb and big numbers from the rest of the team
James Farley


NSW
Australia
629 days ago

amazing sessions everyone, well done for bearing away in that wind.

Mehore


NSW
Australia
629 days ago

Huge CONGRATS Andy and Brent awesome pbs. Nice work all. Hugh..? Youve got some mighty numbers coming Im sure Cool!!!!!!!!!!!

sboardcrazy


NSW
Australia
629 days ago

How was the hucker to control Tony? I  thought  about using my 4 or 3.8m wavesail but I thought they'd be too hard to handle?

**LYDS**


NSW
Australia
629 days ago
What a team, I should have never left lolol, well done Brent and Andy on your awesome PBs
sboardcrazy


NSW
Australia
629 days ago

Congratulations Andrew terrific PB ! Congratulations Brent! Great effort in those conditions. 

Cocky2


QLD
Australia
629 days ago
Congratulations Andrew.
Pugs


NSW
Australia
629 days ago

Congrats on the great PBs Andrew and Brent. Huge team effort. Good numbers everyone.

Larko


NSW
Australia
629 days ago

Great stuff Andrew!!!!!!!!!!

Vando


QLD
Australia
629 days ago

Fantastic numbers everyone well done.

 

Drifter


QLD
Australia
629 days ago

Great session guys and girls

Congratulations Andrew & Brett on your PBs

Maree Jordan


NSW
Australia
629 days ago
Nice pbs team Mac and great numbers wish we could have stayed
Bostonfoil


NSW
Australia
629 days ago

What a bunch of guns! Happy for you Andy. You have earnt that!

Brent, you are a freak! LAKE Macquarie GPSTC champions elect! 

Eckers


NSW
Australia
629 days ago

What a sensational day at Budgy -  Congrats to all, especially the PB getters

Dezza


NSW
Australia
629 days ago

massive day again Lake Mac, great speeds and PB's. Andrew hope the stiches stayed in at 41 knots Cool

Martin Worling


QLD
Australia
629 days ago

Epic. Well done all.

Jetlag


NSW
Australia
629 days ago
Well done on those awesome PBs Brent & Andrew!! Nice speeds all round team.
Matt D


NSW
Australia
629 days ago
Nice session Lake MAC! Congrats on your PBs Andrew and Brent!
Windxtasy


WA
Australia
629 days ago

Congratultions to all who scored PBs and 40+.

Sue, another 34+ day. Two in a row. Wow.

Hardie


WA
Australia
629 days ago

Sensational Session guyz and congratz on the pB'sCoolCoolCool

Stretch


WA
Australia
629 days ago

Woo hoo! Super dupa sesh!!! some great speeds and PBs. I bet everyone's buzzing tonight! Congrats all Cool

Barry


TAS
Australia
629 days ago

Super sesh! Well done every one.Cool

Firiebob


WA
Australia
629 days ago

Well done girls and boys, magic session Cool

Thanks for photos Sue Cool

sboardcrazy


NSW
Australia
628 days ago

Ian not the day to try an unknown board and fin 😮.Thanks Firie..pity I wasn't closer to the action..

Anita ,Maree has set the bar too high..now a mid 34 is so yesterday..UndecidedLaughing

fangy


WA
Australia
628 days ago

+1 on what they^ all said. Wow sounds like a serious session at Bugewoi - congrats to all, so many great numbers there. Special mention for Andrew and Brent, a PB on big day, big kudos fellas. Cool

Windxtasy


WA
Australia
628 days ago

Sue, I haven't been over 30 knots for so long that 34 sounds very fast

Hugh


NSW
Australia
628 days ago

congrats andy and brent awesome pbs guys huge numbers in scary conditions 

brillant team results 

sboardcrazy


NSW
Australia
628 days ago

I know Anita I am very happy...Laughing I've had a good month..Smile

 Sounds like there were plenty of these today Laughing

sboardcrazy


NSW
Australia
628 days ago

Cripes Byron your stats in all categories are so high! Surprised

Ado


VIC
Australia
627 days ago

Sweet session fellas! Well done on the PB's.

Classic westerly action. Cool