Fall Day Brings 20 Windsurfers to Lake Lanier by Barrett Walker

Nov. 6th, 2007 windsurfing

Posted by: bpw

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IMG 1202 2 A perfect sailing day brings out a flock of windsurfers. Here are the stats: Wind NW 18...
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IMG 1206 Marcel starts the season carving into a jibe and completes it. Congratulations to Marcel...
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IMG 1215 Voltar sailing in good form, but apparently prepared with nose plugs & a hood for a...
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IMG 1218 Marcel, Joe & Gene demonstrate their sailing ability by launching together for a photo...
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IMG 1219 Marcel & Nick pull ahead as Gene launches a jump in the background.
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IMG 1221 Nick slowing down as he approaches the shore.
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IMG 1225 Joe is thrilled to show off his new 100 liter Angullo board. It's a beauty!
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IMG 1228 Randy, aka: The Windsurf Deity, tries out a recently-purched classic board - a Mistral...
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IMG 1230 Gene shows how its done, carving an effortless gybe.
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IMG 1231 David, aka. Peelskid, struggles to reach the windline as he launches during a lull.
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IMG 1235 Voltar & Marcel give thumbs up to a great sailing day.
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IMG 1236 Joe sailing his new board.
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IMG 1240 Gene demonstrating the importance of matching gear in looking your best on the water.
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IMG 1246 2 Grab that boom!
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IMG 1247 Whoops! Uphauling with a smile. With nasty areas appearing as the water level falls, It...
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IMG 1248 Marcel enjoying his new 6.0 Ezzy Wave sail in Lake Lanier chop.
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IMG 1252 Cose-up of Marcel with new X-ply sail from Windsense.
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IMG 1255 With Lanier's water level dropping to a near record low, launching from "the beach...
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IMG 1257 Voltar sailing past emerging areas of bottom. The Lake was down 15 feet on Nov. 6th, 2007...
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Barrett jumping new JP board from Windsense. Thanks to Marcel's Dad for the photo.