Outer Banks Windsurfing Spring 2010

Atlanta windsurfers enjoy a month of windsurfing and fun at Nags Head, NC. Photos posted by Barrett Walker

Posted by: bpw

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Outer Banks Banner in Manteo on Roanoke Island
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Kayak trip with my brother Philip's family. Boats are rented in nearby Manteo.
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Philip's son, Ben learning to windsurf. Photo by Philip Walker
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Windsurfing house.
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Sun setting under rain storm over Roanoke Storm. Photo taken from our dining room window.
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Marcel trying out 84 liter board as cold front brings wind in the upper 20's.
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Marcel & Barrett shed their wetsuits as warm, SW wind provides excellent sailing conditions.
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Mel fires up his 85 liter glass board with a new sail.
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One last run before the sun sets on a great day on the water.
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View from windsurfing house of sailors heading in for the day as the SW thermal wind drops.
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Marcel flying his board in the wind.
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Mel & Marcel rinsing & stowing gear.
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Ron & niece, Kate.
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Sunset Panorama - the sky lights up. Photo by Mel Hebel.
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Jim prepares to launch.
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Morning wind in the mid-20's on the Sound.
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Kids having fun on the windsurfing beach.
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Marcel & Barrett from board cam.
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Crossing Roanoke Sound.
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Brian shows Barrett what his board can do. Brian is the owner of Ocean Air Sports and lives next...
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Barrett & Peggy, Mel & Alice, Jim, Marcel, Ron
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Marcel cruising with Barrett. Photographed with boom cam.
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Brian sailing out of jibe clew first.
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Peggy, Philip, Betsey & Ben enjoy riding on bike path parallel to ocean road. We seldom used...
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Stimulus money at work renovating Bodie Island lighthouse. Barrett, Kia, Philip, Betsey, Thomas,...
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Eric & Adam evening sail
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Barrett & Eric surf on Boogie boards. The last 3 days of our month-long visit, the wind died,...
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Flight of sandpipers along the ocean beach in Nags Head.
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Lu carries her sail to the beach. Known for playing practical jokes, it's fair to tease Lu for...
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Adam gets hooked in and in the straps.
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Before leaving, we're enjoying a night out for dinner in Manteo. Peggy & Barrett, Ron, JoAnn,...