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Hillhead 24-25 September

Date Date: 24/09/11
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Rating OMWC Rating: 3 star rating

Last updated: 25/09/11 20:50 By: Andrew
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Diary for Heather at Hayling Island on 25/09/11

Rating:3 star rating
Board:138 litres

Didn't think there would be enough wind but as it was such a lovely warm day I decided to rig anyway. Good decision. Had a lovely sail. Needed to pump a little to get on the plane but easy enough. Enjoyed the long runs along the beach as it was a southerly. Wind then dropped a little so went in for a swim. Great day. Good to see Juan, Gen and the boys too.

Diary for Bill at Hayling Island on 25/09/11

Bill (1)
Rating:2 star rating
Board:135 litres

Started off ok but the wind soon dropped off and ended up blobbing about.

Diary for Bernie at Weymouth on 25/09/11

A good day in Mauritius 2007
Rating:4 star rating
Board:135 litres

Started off the weekend at East Fleet campsite, near Weymouth, on Friday night with Helen and Campervan, and had a lovely walk from Abbotsbury on Saturday, followed by Saturday night in Weymouth. Stayed in the car park at Ferrybridge on Saturday night and woke up to Force 4 in Portland Harbour. Helen had a great day on a 6m and 108l board, and I had a great blast too. Wind dropped at 3'ish so we packed up in some glorious sunshine, which seems to be the precursor for this week's forthcoming Indian Summer.

Diary for Andrew at Lee on Solent, Hillhead & Stokes Bay on 25/09/11

Andrew pondering life.
Andrew pondering life, from the top of Las Dunas, in Tarifa.
Rating:2 star rating
Board:101 litres

After much pondering of forecasts, decided to go for Hillhead. Met John G on the beach. It was ok in a planing sort of blobbing sort of way, would have been better with a bigger board, must check ebay again.

Diary for szladob at Brogborough Lake on 25/09/11

Gybe setup
Rating:2 star rating
Board:120 litres

Wind was up and down a lot, so was difficult to choose a rig, but had some great runs, and a lot of wobbling....

Diary for johng at Lee on Solent, Hillhead & Stokes Bay on 25/09/11

Hunter S Gouk
Rating:2 star rating
Board:116 litres

Seemed like a good idea, Chimet was lying as usual... Had some reasonable fun with the wind up and down. Got back to the beach to find someone had nicked my Crocs, so I had a very uncomfortable walk up the beach and spent some time looking for the miscreant! Not a positive end to the day.