Sailing Sunday

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Sailing Sunday

I plan to sail on Sunday when the AM Forecast if for warmer wind. I prefer Van Pugh unless there's an overwhelming vote for Vanns.

Barrett

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Re: Sailing Sunday

I hope to sail again tomorrow, assuming I don’t have a reaction to the Covid shot (just got #2). Likely 11ish. With east wind, Vanns would be my preference.

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Re: Sailing Sunday

Early AM kites followed Hamdi's advice and rigged small. It was a great session! Will head ti Vann's early AM again tomorrow.

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Re: Sailing Sunday

Apparently I’m missing out. Will have to join you tomorrow.

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Re: Sailing Sunday

Looks Vanns is the place. Plan to arrive about 10:30Am.

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Re: Sailing Sunday

I’ll be at Vanns around 11:00

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Re: Sailing Sunday
AWD_Tiger wrote:

I’ll be at Vanns around 11:00

You’ll beat me there - I am still thinking but might be delayed. Feeling ok I think but slightly fuzzy in the head, like very mild under the weather feeling. Anyways, hope to be there at some point
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Re: Sailing Sunday

Rigging 5.7

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Re: Sailing Sunday

Another sweet day. 7.7 on the foil. Bliss.

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Re: Sailing Sunday

Many thanks to Barrett for taking this pic and video. It was a little challenge to stay close enough to each other as we were both overpowered during that run but managed with little hiccup.
In the video, William is the 3rd foiler in the distance.

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Re: Sailing Sunday
webguy wrote:

Another sweet day. 7.7 on the foil. Bliss.

as well as our experience on the west side of the lake suggests that it was not as windy as reported. Something seems wrong......

21 Mar 4:53 pm 59 42 53 E 15 10.00 BKN037,BKN050,OVC065 28.92 1025.5 30.29
21 Mar 3:53 pm 61 41 48 E 12G22 10.00 SCT041,OVC060 28.92 1025.3 30.29
21 Mar 2:53 pm 63 41 45 E 13G24 10.00 SCT040,BKN055 28.92 1025.4 30.29
21 Mar 1:53 pm 60 39 46 E 14G22 10.00 FEW038,FEW050,BKN060 28.95 1026.3 30.32 61 46
21 Mar 12:53 pm 57 37 47 ENE 15G28 10.00 OVC055 28.98 1027.4 30.35
21 Mar 11:53 am 55 37 51 E 15G31 10.00 OVC035 28.99 1027.9 30.36
21 Mar 10:53 am 53 36 52 ENE 12G29 10.00 FEW031,BKN043 28.99 1027.7 30.36
21 Mar 10:23 am 52 35 52 ENE 12G25 10.00 BKN031 28.98 30.35
21 Mar 9:53 am 49 34 56 ENE 15G26 10.00 OVC025 28.99 1027.8 30.36

What happens in a black hole stays in a black hole.

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Re: Sailing Sunday

Oh, it was pretty gusty at times. I wouldn't doubt some of those numbers. New (to me) AirRide 7.7 worked out well flattened out with adjustable outhaul and plenty of downhaul. I just used the 20+ gusts to climb way upwind. I didn't launch until just after noon and it seemed the kite bros had another killer session in the morning.

The bliss part comes from, even in the lulls, I was motoring along nicely. The AirRide actually seems to have a touch less punch at the bottom end but better glide on the foil.

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Re: Sailing Sunday

Photos from Super Sunday:

1. New bathroom at Vanns !
2. Rogier & wife Katie after successful session kiting together.
3. Catching up with Hamdi while foiling
4. Following Hamdi on foil

Barrett

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