Early October Easterlies

The combination of a stalled jet stream and Hurricane Joaquin offshore brought five days of easterlies. Barrett Walker captured a big turnout at Van Pugh Park on Lake Lanier Sunday, Oct. 4., 2015.

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Windsurfers arrive
Windsurfers arrive at Van Pugh Park on Lake Lanier for big wind day.
Bill and Marek
Bill Austin (foreground) and Marek Skupien
Marek and Kite Rescue
Marek sails towards Van Pugh while a kiter (unknown) uses a jet ski after encountering stronger t
Gene Mathis heads back to the beach. Gene had plenty of power with a 5.2.
Dave Delozier
Dave opts to windsurf today. He's one of our many members who both kites and windsurfs.
Marek enters a jibe
Marek enters a jibe. These are the last days when a shorty is still sufficient to stay warm.
Exiting a jibe
Marek exits a jibe by demonstrating the proper technique of looking at the exit (rather than his
Bill takes a break
Bill & other windsurfers pulling in as wind dies late afternoon
Marek launches off a swell.
Marek heads for the beach