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Hayling Island, 29-30 June

Steve D at Hayling
11/08/12
Host Host: Heather
Date Date: 29/06/13
Venue Venue: Hayling Island
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Rating OMWC Rating: 2 star rating
What a weekend! Wall to wall sunshine, lots of people down. Sailing, swimming, castle building, surfing of sorts, cycling and a BBQ. BBQ resulted in a few sore heads Sunday morning but worth it!

Heather

Last updated: 30/06/13 21:19 By: Andrew
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Diary for Heather at Hayling Island on 29/06/13

Heather
05/07/09
Rating:1 star rating
Board:138 litres
Sail:8.0

Beautiful day, bit of wind so rigged up. Timing was terrible - wind dropped to virtually nothing. Probably the shortest sail on record. Tried to beach start - couldn't so up hauled. Stood on board, wobbled around but not moving - so packed it in and had a swim instead. Great to see lots of people at the beach

Diary for Heather at Hayling Island on 30/06/13

Heather
05/07/09
Rating:2 star rating
Board:138 litres
Sail:8.0

Another beautiful day. Went for a cycle first with Audrey then headed to the beach after lunch. Rigged up and blobbed around for a while - caught the odd swell on the way in. Came in. A bit later noticed Gen was planing so had another go - surprisingly got going and had an enjoyable sail. Thanks Gen! All in all a fantastic weekend.

Diary for Andrew at Hayling Island on 30/06/13

Andrew pondering life.
Andrew pondering life, from the top of Las Dunas, in Tarifa.
Rating:2 star rating
Board:130 litres
Sail:6.6

Time on water:1hour. Time planing: 5 seconds. Was it worth it: yes, definitely. A classic summers day at Hayling, really good to be out on the water.

Wind was similar ti Saturday, starting building around midday, but then justt when it should be good sea breeze time it dropped off.

A great weekend, big thanks to Bill and Heather for an excellent bbq and party on Saturday.

Diary for johng at Hayling Island on 01/07/13

Hunter S Gouk
06/03/07
Rating:2 star rating
Board:116 litres
Sail:6.5

A very genteel wander around the seafront on the biggest board with the biggest sail, occasionally teased by the surf-powered acceleration into thinking planing might be possible. A very pleasant afternoon spent with the other OMWCers on the beach, thanks all. And nice to see Heather and Gen having a good time :)